18 Days Turkey Tour with Blue Cruise
Istanbul, Gallipoli,Troy, Pergamum, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Blue Cruise, Fethiye, Antalya, Konya, Cappadocia
18 Days Turkey Tour with Blue Cruise 
 
 
Day 1 : Istanbul
 
 
Upon Arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, you will be met at the airport holding your name card and transfered to your hotel in Istanbul. You will start with a brief instruction and have the rest of the day to explore Istanbul on your own. Enjoy your day on your own, overnight in Istanbul.
 
 
 
Day 2 : Istanbul - Walking City Tour ( B / L )
 
 
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and start a full day guided tour of old part of Istanbul, visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome, Little Hagia Sophia Mosque and Grand Bazaar. Finishes at about 17:00, after tour transfer to your hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
 
 
 
Day 3 : Istanbul - Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour (B/L)
 
 
After breakfast we will pick you up from hotel and start a full day guided tour of Bosphorus & Two Continents.
You would see City Walls, Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus  by Boat, Rumeli Fortress ( from the sea) Bosphorus Bridge, Beylerbeyi Palace, Camlıca Hill.
End of the tour transfer to your hotel.
 
Note: Beylerbeyi Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday and replaced with Chora Museum.
 
 
Day 4 : Istanbul to Gallipoli Tour ( L ) 
 
 
You will be picked up from your hotel early in the morning at 06:30 am and driven to Gallipoli along the northern shores of the Marmara Sea, arrive in Gallipoli and lunch break.
After our lunch break we will stop to visit Gallipoli, a place of fierce WWI fighting between Allied forces and the Turks. At ANZAC Cove thousands lost their lives in one fateful dawn morning. We will also see other famous battle sites of World WarI in this area, such as Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair. From here we will take a ferry to cross the Dardanelles.
Canakkale is our final destination for today and we will spend the evening. After dinner, you might want to stroll the harbour area , walk and experience the local culture.
 
Overnight in Canakkale.
 
 
 
Day 5 : Troy and Pergamon Tour ( B / L)
 
 
 
After you have your breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up for our guided Troy and Pergamon Tour, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Visit the ancient city of Troy, famous for the legendary Trojan horse from the times of Beautiful Helen, Queen of Sparta and the ancient town of Pergamon with its magnificient acropolis and one of the steepest theatres in the World. Its impressive temples, library and medical facilities made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
At the end of the tour we will drive to Kusadası. Overnight in Kusadası.
 
 
 
Day 6 : Ephesus Tour ( B / L )
 
 
After breakfast at your hotel in Kusadası you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day guided tour of Ephesus & The House of Virgin Mary. First you will visit The Temple of Artemis, which once was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Then you will visit the world famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, it is one of the the best preserved examples of the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break. After lunch, you will visit The House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days of her live. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. After the tour transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadası.
 
 
 
Day 7 : Pamukkale Tour ( B/L)
 
 
After you have your breakfast at your hotel in Kusadası we will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Pamukkale.
 
Pamukkale, means 'Cotton Castle', is a natural, historical site and attraction center both for locals and foreigners. Pamukkale is also the home for the UNESCO World Heritage - listed ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis as well as the world famous white travertines, calcium terraces. It is also known as a major mineral - bath spa because of its natural pools and white travertine shaped pools, healing power of God, filled by hot calcium water springs from the ground which cascade over the travertines. It is also known as a great treatment center for different diseases, healing power of God.
 
Hierapolis, an ancient Hellenic and Roman city, magnificently preserved up today. Hierapolis includes a large theatre, the temple of Apollo and the Necropolis, one of the best preserved samples in Turkey with 1200 tombs including Roman Sarcophagi, burial chambers, temples to the dead and complete burial grounds from early Christian times.
 
At the and of the tour back to your hotel, Overnight in Pamukkale.
 
 
 
Day 8 : Fethiye ( B )
 
 
After you have your breakfast at your hotel in Pamukkale, you will take a bus to Fethiye, arrive in Fethiye and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy Fethiye, discover more things in here.
 
Overnight in Fethiye.
 
 
 
Day 9 : Fethiye, Oludeniz ( B/L/ D)
 
 
Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to boat in Fethiye Harbour.
Departure from Fethiye Harbour between 11 and 12 a.m. Brief info about the route and the boat. Leave from Fethiye Harbour  to Samanlik Bay for swimming and lunch depending on the sea conditions.
 
 
Butterfly Valley is swimming and hiking stop. It hosts 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths.
Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Optional paragliding available.
Last stop of the day is St.Nicholas Island. Byzantine ruins, swim, dinner. Overnight on the boat under the stars.
 
 
 
Day 10 : Kalkan, Kas (B/L/D) 
 
 
Around sunrise departure to Aquarium or Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast and swimming.
Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch and visit this charming fishing town, ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, only Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left.
You may walk in Uzun Carsı street to see Lycian King Tomb and look at the wooden balconies with flowers of Kas. These are the charm of the town remains! We stop in a bay near Kekova for swimming and dinner under thousands of stars. Overnight on boat.
 
 
 
Day 11 : Simena, Kekova, Gokkaya Bay (B/L/D) 
 
 
Breakfast on the boat.
Cruise to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is protected, so only looking!).
Lunch. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine/Ottoman castle.
In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available.
Dinner, relax in this pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn.
 
 
 
Day 12 : Pirates Cave, Demre ( B / L ) 
 
 
After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave and snorkeling (sea conditions permitting) before cruising to Andriace harbour for lunch.
At the end of the boat tour in Demre, take a bus to Antalya that takes about two hours and you will be able to see dantella bays of south coasts.
 
We will meet you at the bus station in Antalya, transfer to your hotel.
 
Overnight in Antalya.
 
 
 
Day 13 : Antalya to Konya ( B )
 
 
Breakfast at your hotel and transfer to bus station in Antalya, take a bus to Konya that will take about six hours and you will be able to see world famous Taurus Mountains and beautiful lanscape, arrive in Konya, transfer to your hotel. Free time for you to see more things about this ancient historical and mystic Anatolian city. You should visit Mevlana Museum and have a cup of coffee in Alaeddin Hill and please do not forget to taste Fırın Kebabı or Etliekmek in Konya.
 
Overnight in Konya.
 
 
Day 14 : Konya to Cappadocia ( B )
 
 
After Breakfast you will be transfered to bus station and take a bus to Cappadocia which will take about four hours by comfortable busses. Arrive in Cappadocia and the fairy chimneys welcomes you. Transfer to your hotel. Possibly it will be your first time you will be sleeping in a cave hotel. Free time for you. Overnight in Cappadocia.
 
 
 
Day 15 : North Cappadocia Tour ( B / L) 
 
 
After breakfast at about 9.30 am, we will pick you up for our full day guided Northern Cappadocia Tour.
 
We will visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley, Avanos, Pasabag, and the old village of Cavusin. At the end of the tour, you will be transfered back to your hotel, overnight in Goreme.
 
Note: Balloon Flight is highly recommended in Cappadocia.
 
 
 
Day 16 : South Cappadocia Tour ( B / L )
 
 
After breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel for our full day guided tour of Southern Cappadocia. We will visit Piegon valley, Underground city, Ihlara Canyon, Selime village, Caravansarai and Yaprakhisar. At the end of the day you will take a flight to Istanbul, arrival and transfer to your hotel, overnight in Istanbul.
 
 
Day 17 : Istanbul ( B )
 
 
Breakfast at your hotel then it will be your free day on your own, you can do some shopping in the busy and crowded historical markets of Istanbul such as Grand Bazaar or Spice Market. 
 
Overnight in Istanbul.
 
 
 
Day 18 : Istanbul ( B )
 
 
 
Breakfast at your hotel, free time for you till your international flight time, we will transfer you to the airport regarded to your flight.
 
Our tour concludes in here and we say hope to see you in our next trip.
 
 
 
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How To Book Turkey Tour
 
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About Booking and Payment :
 
 
We get 40 percent of the amount in reservation and rest of the amount you can  pay  when  you  arrive  in Istanbul. You  can  make  a  payment  with your credit  card  or  bank  transfer. If  you  would  like  to  pay by credit card, we will  send  a  mail  order  form  for  you  to  fill  out. Then  you  can  send  the completed  and signed  form  back  to  us  by  e- mail or by fax. If  you would like to pay with bank transfer, please use the bank  details  below:
 
Iban: TR70 0006 7010 0000 0090 3103 00
Swift Code: YAPITRIS 072
Account number: 90310300
Euro Account
Account owner: EMATUR TURİZM OTELCILIK İNSAAT   SANAYI VE TICARET LIMITED SIRKETI
Address: Divanyolu Caddesi, No: 15 / 108
Sultanahmet / Istanbul
Bank Name: Yapı Kredi Bank,
Branch Name: 064 Cemberlitas
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