• 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour
  • 15 Day Explorer Turkey & Gulet Cruise Tour

Tour overview

15 days travelling to many unforgettable and iconic sites around Turkey from the incredible city of Istanbul to the strange landscape of Cappadocia, enjoy a relaxing Mediterranean cruise, later taking in some of the most historic ancient places in Turkey that many people only dream of visiting such as Olympos, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Troy, Gallipoli and Pergamon, truly 15 days that you will never forget.

Itinerary

Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast between 08:00 am and 09:30 am pick ups from hotel. Final timing one day before will be given you by your tour consultant.

Today you will depart for the Istanbul City Tour. "TOPKAPI PALACE" The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is the "SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE" Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the "BLUE MOSQUE" because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the "HIPPODROME". The Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After a short enjoyable lunch break we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for shopping. After the shopping tour come back to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast at 08:30am we depart for Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise. A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia.The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.

RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. BEYLERBEYI PALAS The summer residence of ottoman sultans whit its orginal furnuture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian. BOSPHORUS BRIDGE unique change to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe) CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. at the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the bosphours from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional style. SHOPPING POSSIBILITY AT BEDESTEN Exhebition the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses autohorised by The Ministry of national education Possibility to see jewellery, handscrafts centre and leatherware show. Free time providend for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

At 06:00 or 06:30am we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Two hours later we will give you 20 minutes for relax in a restaurant area. We arrive Gallipoli around 12:00am and we have lunch break, relax a little bit and then depart for the battle fields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Gallipoli

(Packed Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

We depart at 08:30 and driving 30 minutes for to Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, 3 hour drive to Pergamon. Lunch break around 13:00pm and after the lunch depart for tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre at that times. Bergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery center for 30 minutes. Arrival to Kusadasi around 18:00pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Troy Pergamon Ancient City

(Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Included)

After breakfast we depart to our Ephesus Tour . Ephesus,one of the world most outstanding archaelogical sites.We visit The House of Virgin Mary,which is one of the places where Virgin Mary lived for a while and today is located in a very peaceful place on the top of the hill in the forest.After lunch ,visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world –Artemis Temple.Later on we continue our tour by visiting a beautiful village ,Sirince village where you can see the atmosphere of an greek ottoman village with the still standing houses and streets.After the tour return your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.

VISITED PLACES

Kusadasi Ephesus Selcuk

(Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Included)

After breakfast ,check out from the hotel; depart to Pamukkale Tour .We will visit visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Lunch break in Turkish Restaurant. After the tourcheck in to your hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Pamukkale.

VISITED PLACES

Pamukkale Kusadasi

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to Fethiye . check in to your hotel and rest of timke is yours to explore the city. Overnight in Fethiye.

VISITED PLACES

Fethiye Pamukkale

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast check out from your hotel and transfer to Fethiye Port where is your Gulet Cruise Departure point. Get on your Gulet Yacht and start to enjoy your 4 Days Fethiye to Olympos Cruise.

Today you visit Butterfly Valley, Oludeniz / Blue Lagoon and spend the evening anchored down at St Nicholas Island. Be sure to climb to the top of the island for the most beautiful sunset, possibly one of the best, of the whole cruise. Additional activity available - paragliding over Oludeniz.

Overnight Cabin Cruise. 

VISITED PLACES

Fethiye

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today after making some stops along the way for swimming, breakfast and lunch you will get to spend some time in the beautiful town of Kas. Here you can shop up a storm with the abundance of jewellery shops in town or spend time just wandering the cobblestone streets soaking up the ambience of the seaside fishing village. Overnight Cabin Cruise. .

VISITED PLACES

Kas St Nicholas Island

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today you sail past the sunken city. Once part of the original settlement that still makes up the island of Kekova, after a devastating earthquake many centuries ago, this part of the town has fallen into the ocean. You will sail past slowly for a closer look before anchoring down on the opposite side to visit what still remains of Kekova. Here you can wander the island and walk up to the Lycian tombs for a closer look or climb to the top and enter Simena Castle for some beautiful views over the coastline you have just cruised. Overnight Cabin Cruise. 

VISITED PLACES

Kekova Island

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

The last day of your Gulet Cruise and check out from your cabin. Depart to Antalya airport for your domestic flight to Cappadocia. Once you reach transfer your hotel and check in to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia Olympos Kekova Island

(Breakfast, Local Lunch and Local dinner included)

Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets. You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia

(Breakfast, Local Lunch and Local dinner included)

Breakfast at hotel, around 9:30am you will be picked up from your hotel. We will drive you to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia.Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors.after thet we will drive you to Ihlara valley which is a 16 km long canyon and both side are lined with rock carved churches. We will have 3 km hike and visit one of the churches in the valley. End of the hiking lunch be served at the Belisirma village beside river. After lunch we will visit Selime monastery, caved out of the rock by christian monks in the 13th centry On the way back to hotel we will stop at the pigeon valley.. Dinner and overnight Cappadocia.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast you will have free time in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Cappadocia Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Cappadocia

Routes

Included

3 nights accommodation at The Marmara Pera Hotel in Istanbul

1 night accommodatin at Troia Tusan Hotel in Canakkale

2 nights accommodation at Comfort Ada Class Hotel in Kusadasi

1 night accommodation at 4 Star Hotel in Fethiye

1 night accommodation at Pam Thermal Hotel in Pamukkale

3 nights accommodation at Antique House Hotel in Cappadocia

Gulet cruise - Fethiye to Olympos (4 days, 3 nights)

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange smilar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.

Professional English - speaking tour guides


14 Breakfasts

9 Lunches

10 Dinners 


Insurance: All types


All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary

Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach

Return airport transfer

Guided Istanbul City Tour

Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise

Guided Gallipoli Battlefields Tour

Guided Troy & Pergamon Tour

Guided Ephesus Tour

Guided Pamukkale Tour

Guided Cappadocia Red Tour

Guided Cappadocia Green Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary


Excluded

Domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

1001 Nights Dinner Show

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise

Paragliding Oludeniz

Scuba Diving Kas

Hot Air Balloon Tour

International flights

Turkey entry visa

Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry

Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section.

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