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Absolute Turkey

Description

This comprehensive tour of Turkey combines history and beaches, man-made wonders and natural phenomena, as well as a vibrant and welcoming culture. Begin your trip roaming the palaces and mosques of Istanbul before journeying into the bizarre as you explore otherworldly Cappadocia. From the amazing white cliff waterfalls of Pamukkale to the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, our local CEOs (Chief Experience Officers) will show you the region’s hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you've left this crossroads of Asia and Europe.

Itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul

Arrival.

Day 2 Istanbul/Bolu

Enjoy an orientation walk around Istanbul before moving on to the city of Bolu.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Bolu/Cappadocia

Visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the father of the Modern Turkish Republic, en route to Cappadocia region.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Days 4-5 Cappadocia

Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Cappadocia/Konya

Explore one of the many underground cities in the region. Visit Konya before spending the night in a local Turkish village. Visit a community park and cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. Experience a homestay as the guest of a local family.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Konya/Antalya

Wander the lovely seaside town of Antalya.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Antalya/Kekova

Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner before sleeping aboard a boat under the stars on the Mediterranean Sea.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Kekova/Kaş

Opt for a morning swim and some relaxation before travelling on to Kaş.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Kaş/Selçuk

Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11 Selçuk

Visit ancient Ephesus. Optional visits to St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey as well as the nearby picturesque village of Şirince.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Selçuk/Ayvalık

Spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion. Visit the G-supported handicraft workshop during an orientation walk of Ayvalik, before enjoying free time in the surrounding area or opting for a boat trip or visit to the beach.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13 Ayvalık/Çanakkale

Visit the ancient city of Troy en route to Çanakkale.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14 Çanakkale/Istanbul

Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 15 Istanbul

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Price Details

Price includes:

  • Flights
  • Transfer
  • Accommodation 
  • Meals Included: 14 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

From €1699pp

Optional Extras:

Alternative Istanbul Walking Tour and Bosphorus Cruise: €65pp

Selçuk Cooking Class: €20pp

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride: €185pp

Whirling Dervishes: €20pp

Price Based on 2 Adults Sharing. Travelling Solo? No problem, you can have a single room for only €275 more.

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Turkey
  • 14 Nights
  • €1699
Details:
  • Depart From: DUBLIN
  • Departure Date: 01 Sep 2022 - 30 Oct 2022
  • Duration: 14 Nights
  • Destination: Turkey
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