AEGEAN TOURS, Inc.
1 N Bruce Street, Laurel MD 20724-2504 USA
301-937-8673 Fax 240-374-7022
301-362-2444  |  301-351-2961 Cell
http://www.aegeantours.com aegeantours@aegeantours.com

HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY
11 DAYS/10 NIGHTS LAND TOUR
Professionally Escorted Tour.
Superior First Class Hotels.
Departs Every Thursday All Year.

 

DAY 01 - Thursday
Istanbul
Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk International airport. Meet and greet. Transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight is in Istanbul.

DAY 02 - Friday
Istanbul
After breakfast depart to visit famous Spice Market, transfer to the pier to take a cruise along the Bosphorus. Visit the Asian side of Istanbul, crossing the transcontinental Bosphorus Bridge, connecting Europe and Asia, and return to hotel. Overnight is in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 03 - Saturday
Istanbul
After breakfast discover Byzantine and Ottoman treasures. Visit the Royal Topkapi Palace, home of the Ottoman Sultans, with displays priceless World-class collections of artifacts, jewelry and rare porcelain, the Blue Mosque, unique with its six minarets and famous for its blue Iznik tiles, the Roman Hippodrome Square, where ancient chariot races were held, and the St. Sophia Church which is considered one of the worlds greatest architectural marvels and then visit the Spice Bazaar. Return to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight is in Istanbul. (B)

DAY 04 - Sunday
Istanbul - Ankara - Cappadocia
After breakfast transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport to fly to Ankara. Visit the Anatolian Civilizations Museum. After lunch continue to Cappadocia for dinner. Overnight is in Cappadocia . (B, L, D)

DAY 05 - Monday
Cappadocia
Discover Cappadocia; unusual space land, the fairy chimneys, troglodyte dwellings and underground cities built by Christians in the 7th century. Visit the Goreme Valley, Zelve Valley , Uchisar and the underground city of Kaymakli . Overnight is in Cappadocia. (B, L, D)

DAY 06 - Tuesday
Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale
After breakfast drive to Pamukkale via Konya. Visit the Mevlana Museum. Overnight is in Pamukkale. (B, L, D)

DAY 07 - Wednesday
Pamukkale - Kusadasi
Morning visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis, and enjoy the warm mineral waters of Pamukkale, formed by tons of limestone deposits. Drive to Aphrodisias, one of the most beautiful ancient cities in Turkey. Drive to Kusadasi. Overnight is in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)

DAY 08 - Thursday
Kusadasi
After breakfast visit the Ionian city of Ephesus from the 1st century BC. Continue to visit the Basilica of St. John, and House of Virgin Mary, where she spent her final days. Overnight is in Kusadasi. (B, L, D)

DAY 09 - Friday
Kusadasi - Canakkale
After breakfast drive to Pergamon, and visit the Greco Roman city built on four rising terraces and the Asclepion. Overnight is in Canakkale. (B, L, D)

DAY 10 - Saturday
Canakkale - Istanbul
After breakfast drive to Troy, the legendary town in the Iliad of Homer, the site of the Trojan Wars. Cross the Dardanelles by ferry. Overnight is in Istanbul . (B, L)

DAY 11 - Sunday
Istanbul - END
After breakfast transfer to Istanbul Ataturk International airport to return home. (B)


INCLUDED FEATURES

• 10 Nights hotel accommodations at superior hotel based double occupancy
• One way Istanbul-Ankara air ticket
• Services of professional English speaking tour guide
• Comprehensive sightseeing as specified in the itinerary
• Daily breakfast, 6 dinners, 9 lunches
• Transportation by an A/C vehicle depending on the size of group
• All entrance fees to sites and museums
• Local taxes and service charges
• Baggage handling at the hotels
• Travel documents and maps
• A complimentary flight bag from Aegean Tours, Inc.

EXCLUDING
• All drinks
Tips to guide and driver


RATES
Single $ 2,080.00
Double $ 1,750.00 per person

HOTELS
Istanbul Galata Anemon (Special Class)
www.anemonhotels.com
Canakkale Iris Hotel (4-star)
www.irisotel.com
Izmir Anemon Hotel (4-star)
www.anemonhotels.com
Pamukkale Colossae (4-star)
www.colossae.com.tr
Cappadocia Lodge (4-star)
www.kapadokyalodge.com


Pamukkale



Ancient Theater, Ephesus