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Classical Turkey - Cost Saver - 10 Nights



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Classical Turkey Tour!
  • Day 1
    • Flight: Emirates
  • Day 2-11
    • Escorted Tours: Classics of Turkey - Cost Saver (10 nights/ 11 days)
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Classics of Turkey - Cost Saver (10 nights/ 11 days)

Classics of Turkey - Super Saver (10 nights/ 11 days)
Tour Code: CLCS
Day 1 Fri: Istanbul
Arrival and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Sat: Istanbul (B)
Optional Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace excluding harem, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment.
Day 3 Sun: Istanbul - Ankara (B, D)
This morning Optional tour of St. Sophia and Bosphorus cruise. Depart for the capital city of Ankara for overnight.
Day 4 Mon: Ankara - Cappadocia (B, D)
Morning departure to view Hittite artefacts at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, father of modern Turkey. Drive to Cappadocia, touring a 13th century caravan inn en route. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant or join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5 Tue: Cappadocia (B, D)
Early Morning Optional: Hot Air Balloon Tour. Experience the floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast, optional tour of Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 Wed: Cappadocia - Pamukkale (B, D)
Drive to Pamukkale. En route we visit the famous mausoleum of the sufi philosopher Mevlana. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 7 Thu: Pamukkale - Kusadasi (B, D)
Today is the day to pay an early morning visit to the unique Cotton Fortress, the white calcium cascades, and also pay a visit to one of the first modern spa centres of the ancient world, Hierapolis. Then we drive to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 8 Fri: Ephesus & St. Mary's House - Kusadasi (B, D)
Optional: Full day tour of the famous ruins of Ephesus and St. Mary's Cottage. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 9 Sat: Pergamum - Troy - Canakkale (B, L, D)
Visit the ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamum and continue to a traditional local village for lunch with locals. Then continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse and continue on to Canakkale for overnight.
Day 10 Sun: Dardanelles - Gallipoli - Istanbul (B, D)
In the morning depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bai, and then drive to Istanbul. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 11 Mon: Istanbul - Return (B)
Transfer to Airport.
City Hotels or similar:
Istanbul - AC Hotel by Marriott Macka
Ankara - Holiday Inn Ankara
Cappadocia - Cappadocia Lodge Hotel
Pamukkale - Colassae Hotel
Kusadasi - Marina Hotel
Canakkale - Grand Anzac
Istanbul - AC Hotel by Marriott Macka
Terms & Conditions

Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE.

Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE.


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