Wonders of Turkey (6 Nights/7 Days)
Wonders of Turkey 6 Nights/7 Days
Tour Code: WON
Day 1 Fri: Antalya (D)
Upon arrival, you will be met by a Neon Tours representative with a Neon Tours signboard and transferred to your hotel. Welcome briefing will be held. Tonight meet fellow tour companions and your guide, a relaxing afternoon by the Mediterranean coast.
Day 2 Sat Perge-Aspendos-Antalya (B, D)
This morning visit Perge and Aspendos afternoon is free for personal activities. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 3 Sun: Antalya-Konya-Cappadocia (B, D)
Early morning departure for Konya visit mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. Afterwards depart to Cappadocia on the way visit 13th century Caravansary and later visit underground city of Saratli. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 4 Mon: Cappadocia (B, D)
Early Morning Optional (at an additional cost) Hot Air Balloon Tour. Experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimney has and caves at sunrise. After breakfast visit Goreme, a historical region of Turkey, located among the rock formations, which were first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that region. Continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenware. Also, visit Pasabagi, Red valley and attend a brief regional pottery workshop. Dinner at a special local restaurant. Join an optional (at an additional cost) Whirling Dervishes performance.
Day 5 Tue: Cappadocia - Ankara (B, D)
Early morning departure to the capital city of Ankara through the salt lake area, enjoy an afternoon tour Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai, holding artefacts from up to 7500 years old, including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artefacts in the world. Dinner and overnight in Ankara.
Day 6 Wed: Ankara - Istanbul (B, D)
After breakfast, depart for Istanbul. In the afternoon, join an optional (at an additional cost) half-day Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighbourhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafes. Finish your last minute shopping at the Spice Market filled with the fragrance of the exotic east. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner.
Day 7 Thu: Istanbul (B)
Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.
City hotels or similar:
Antalya - Crowne Plaza.
Cappadocia - CCR Cave Resort.
Ankara - Hilton Hotel.
Istanbul - Conrad Istanbul.