Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul Airport and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of day at leisure.
Day 2: After breakfast, meet at your hotel and depart on a full day tour to visit some of the most important historical sights of Istanbul including the Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome and Obelisk, Grand Bazaar and Suleymaniye Mosque. After the tour, return to the hotel and evening at leisure.
Day 3: In the morning after check out, pick up from your hotel for the transfer to Canakkale. On arrival we have lunch and then depart on an afternoon tour to visit the Battlefields and Memorials of Gallipoli.
Day 4: At the end of the tour, return to your hotel for check in with the evening at leisure or the option to view the screening of the 4 Corners Documentary "Fatal Shore" and the movie "Gallipoli" staring Mel Gibson.
Day 5: After breakfast, depart on a morning tour to visit the famous archaeological and mythological site of Troy. Home to the ''Trojan Horse'' and ''Helen of Troy''. After the tour, return to Canakkale with the afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Meet and transfer by tour coach or bus to Selcuk or Kusadasi.
Day 6: Depart from your hotel on a full day tour visiting Ephesus, the best preserved Greco-Roman City in the world. Here you will see the Agora, Odeon, Curetes Street, public toilets, Celsius Library, famous Roman Baths, the Grand Theatre and Marble Street
Day 7: After lunch, depart for the House of Virgin Mary where she is said to have spent the last of her days. It is a pilgrimage site for many people of all different denominations. The tour also includes visits to the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the old Mosque of Isabey.
Day 8: The days tour ends with a transfer back to your hotel and evening at leisure.
Day 9: After breakfast and check out, we depart to Pamukkale where we will visit the natural formation of the travertens, "Cotton Cliffs", and the ruins of Hierapolis. Lunch is included during the tour.
Day 10: Arrival early morning to Cappadocia and meet to transfer to your hotel. After a short rest, depart on a full days tour to visit one part of the vast Cappadocia region. Today visit the famous Derinkuyu Underground City and afterwards a short hike through the green Ihlara Valley along the steam visiting some of the churches along the way. Stop in Belisirma for lunch and then on to Selime for a panoramic view. A stop at the Agzikarahan Caravansarai is also included.
Day 11: Today tour the South part of Cappadocia. Begin with visits to Devrent Valley, Zelve Open-Air Museum and Monk's valley (Pasabagi) where you will find the world known fairy chimneys. Break for lunch and then continue on to the Goreme Open-Air Museum where you will see various sizes and shapes of churches and monasteries carved into the volanic rock (tufa). Depart for a panaromic view of Esentepe and then on to Uchisar, a natural rock castle.
Day 11: At the end of the tour, some free time at leisure before your transfer to the bus station for departure by overnight bus to Istanbul (or other areas of Turkey
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