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TURKEY by Irfan Biyik Discovery Tours 
Specializing in Turkey and World's Top Destinations   

Usd 6,999

SEPTEMBER 3  DEPART USA

 

SEPTEMBER 4 ARRIVE IN ISTANBUL

Welcome to the enchanting city of Istanbul. Upon arrival, proceed to your hotel for check-in. Take some time to unwind and rejuvenate before enjoying a delightful dinner in the vibrant heart of the city.

 

SEPTEMBER 5  ISTANBUL - CANAKKALE ( 320 KM )

Shake off any remnants of jet lag with an exhilarating day exploring Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district. Marvel at the grandeur of the Blue Mosque, with its stunning 17th-century tiles and six striking minarets defining Istanbul's skyline. Visit the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, a testament to architectural brilliance since its inception in the 6th century. Stroll through the Hippodrome, once the epicenter of Byzantine public life. In the afternoon, we'll make our way to Çanakkale, traversing the storied Gallipoli Strait, a bridge between continents and epochs.

 

SEPTEMBER 6  CANAKKALE - EPHESUS ( 350 KM )

Embark on a journey to the fabled city of Troy, a treasure trove of Bronze Age history. Explore the strategic stronghold that has guarded the Dardanelles for millennia. After delving into Troy's storied past, we'll set off for Ephesus, Turkey's preeminent archaeological site.

 

SEPTEMBER 7  EPHESUS - BODRUM ( 200 KM )

Immerse yourself in the ancient splendor of Ephesus, a city that once played host to the Temple of Artemis. Wander through its well-preserved ruins, from the grand theater to the storied library, bustling marketplaces, and restorative baths. Post-lunch, our journey takes us to Bodrum's dazzling Aegean shores.

SEPTEMBER 8  BODRUM - PAMUKKALE ( 225 KM )

Savor a morning in Bodrum, strolling its charming streets and visiting the Castle of St. Peter, a medieval bastion now home to the Museum of Underwater Archaeology with its remarkable trove of nautical relics. Later, we head for Pamukkale, a UNESCO-listed haven famed for its thermal waters.

 

SEPTEMBER 9   PAMUKKALE - KONYA ( 240 KM )

Pamukkale greets us with its therapeutic hot springs and stunning calcite terraces, a natural wonder cherished since Roman times. After basking in its restorative glow, we venture to Konya for an evening of restful slumber. 

 

SEPTEMBER 10  KONYA - CAPPADOCIA ( 230 KM )

Our day begins with a departure from Konya toward the mystical landscapes of Cappadocia. En route, we'll visit SULTANHAN Caravanserai, a 13th-century haven for silk road voyagers. The afternoon unveils Cappadocia's otherworldly terrain, sculpted by nature into a canvas of astonishing forms.

 

SEPTEMBER 11 CAPPADOCIA 

Explore the wonders of the Göreme Open Air Museum, a sprawling complex of rock-hewn monastic dwellings adorned with ancient frescoes. Delve into the subterranean marvels of Kaymaklı Underground City, a labyrinthine refuge dating back to Hittite times. The day offers ample opportunities to capture photos and meander through this fantastical region.

SEPTEMBER 12  CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL ( ONE HOUR-FIFTEEN MINUTE-FLIGHT )

Today, we’re flying back to Istanbul where a Bosphorus cruise awaits. Glide between continents as you admire opulent waterfront mansions and significant Ottoman landmarks. This scenic voyage offers a fitting finale to our journey through Turkey's rich tapestry of history and culture.

SEPTEMBER 13  DEPART ISTANBUL 

As your journey concludes, reflect on the memories made before your departure from this city that bridges worlds. Safe travels!

Includes : Private guiding & transportation, 4 and 5 star beautiful hotels, museum fees, breakfast, dinner everyday

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Excludes : Flights, drinks, lunch, hot air balloon ( Please ask your ticket agent to issue the domestic flight ticket for the 10:50 AM local flight from Cappadocia (Nevşehir) to Istanbul.)

         IRFAN  BIYIK STYLE OF TRAVEL

 

  • Private touring with your own personal guides and drivers

  • Accommodation in the very best luxury hotels

  • Firsthand, sophisticated destination knowledge and recommendations 

  • Tailor made itineraries that perfectly fit your preferences, interests and schedule

  • Upgrades

  • VIP and fast-track airport assistance in many destinations, performance tickets, skipping lines during touring whenever possible, top restaurant reservations, private airport transfers, internal transportation

  • Around-the-clock support in each destination during your trip

  • Unique, insider travel experiences and access to Irfan Biyik network of experts around the world

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Address : Yediemirler Sk 64 Fatih 34240 ISTANBUL / TURKEY

Tel:  +905323116144

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