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Glories of Turkey Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Turkey  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1345 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1685 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1, Thu: Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.

Day 2, Fri: Istanbul. Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. Includes: (B).

Day 3, Sat: Gallipoli - Dardanelles - Canakkale. Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove ,Chunuk Bair Lone Pine Cemetery and Kabatepe War Museum then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. Includes: (B, D).

Day 4, Sun: Troy - Pergamum - Kusadasi. Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour Ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum and continue on to Kusadasi for overnight. Includes: (B, D).

Day 5, Mon: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House - Kusadasi. Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary’s cottage. afternoon Optional: tour of Sardis or Sirince. Includes: (B, D).

Day 6, Tue: Kusadası – Pamukkale. Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. Includes: (B, D).

Day 7, Wed: Pamukkale – Perge - Antalya. Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid-noon,pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge, a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast. Includes: (B, D).

Day 8, Thu: Antalya. Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise. Today is a free day with choices of optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient cith or a lazy yacht cruise along turquoise coast of the Mediterranean. Includes: (B, D).

Resort Extension with Golf Facilities :You can extend your stay for a week at Barceló Tat beach Golf resort in Belek (20 miles east of Antalya).

Day 9, Fri: Antalya – Aspendos - Konya. After breakfast depart for Konya.,en route visit the famous theatre in Aspendos. Visit Mevlana Mausoleum and Karatay Koran School, then overnight in Konya. Includes: (B, D).

Day 10, Sat: Konya - Cappadocia. Morning departure for Cappadocia, on the way visit 13th century Agzikarahan caravansarai the land of Fairy Chimneys. We pay a visit to the famous underground city of Saratlı, before we check in our hotel, we wil taste Cappadocian wine in a cave winery. Local dinner in a restaurant and overnight in Cappadocia. Tonight Optional: Whirling Dervishes performance. Includes: (B, D).

Day 11, Sun: Cappadocia. Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. Includes: (B, D).

Day 12, Mon: Cappadocia – Ankara. Morning departure for Ankara, afternoon tour of the Ataturk Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Includes: (B, D).

Day 13, Tue: Istanbul. After breakfast drive to Istanbul. Afternoon Optional: half day Bosphorus Cruise, including last minute shopping in the Spice Market. Tonight farewell dinner. Includes: (B, D).

Day 14, Wed: Istanbul. Transfer to the airport. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Departure dates and prices in USD (2012):
- Jan 19
- Feb 16
- Mar 08, 15, 18, 22, 25
* P/P in Dbl $1395
* Single Suppl. $650
* P/P in Triple $1345

- Apr 05, 12, 19, 26, 29 •May 03, 06, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31
- Jun 03, 07, 10, 14, 21, 28 •Jul 05, 12, 19, 26
- Aug 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 •Sep 06, 09, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
- Oct 04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 25
* P/P in Double $1685
* Single Suppl $700
* P/P in Triple $1645

- Nov 01, 04, 08, 15
* P/P in Double: $1475
* Single Suppl: $650
* P/P in Triple: $1395

- Dec 20
* P/P in Double: $1645
* Single: $700
* P/P in Triple: $1595

Departure dates (2013):
- Jan 17
- Feb 14
- Mar 07, 14, 21, 24
* P/P in Double: $1475
* Single Suppl: $650
* P/P in Triple: $1395.

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