7 nights from R 13 730 pps
Valid till 31 DEC 17
• Istanbul – Spice Bazaar
• Istanbul – Bosphorus Cruise
• Rumeli Hisari Fortress
• Ankara – Atatürk’s Mausoleum
• Göreme Open Air museum
• Cappadocia – Kaymakli – Underground City
• Cappadocia – Üçhisar – Citadel
• Sultanhani Caravansary
• Konya – Mevlana Museum
• Pamukkale – Calcium Travertines
• Pamukkale – Hierapolis
• Site of the Temple of Artemis
• Istanbul – Old City Tour
• Istanbul – Aya Sofya (St Sophia)
• Istanbul – Blue Mosque
• Istanbul – Topkapi Palace
• Istanbul – Hippodrome
• Share twin accommodation in a superior & deluxe class hotel
• Two nights in Cappadocia
• Two nights in Istanbul
• Two nights in Kusadasi
• One night in Pamukkale
• Return airport transfers
• Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
• Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
• Domestic flight between Izmir and Istanbul and transfers
• Tips except driver and guide
• Entrance fees
• 7 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
No. of Nights
|2 nights||4 star||Cappadocia||Dilek Kaya Hotel*|
|2 nights||4 star||Istanbul||Orka Royal Hotel*|
|2 night||4 star||Kuşadası||Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel*|
|1 nights||5 star||Pamukkale||Colossae Thermal Hotel*|
* – Or similar
Airfares, visa, insurance, personal Items, tips, items not mentioned above
|Validity Date||ZAR Price|
|01 Jan 2017 – 31 Dec 2017||R 13 730|
DAY 01 – SATURDAY: ISTANBUL AND THE BOSPHOROUS
Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel and at 13:00, we will have a short visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar, cruise along the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorous.
DAY 02 – SUNDAY: ANKARA, CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast we drive towards the nation’s capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.
DAY 03 – MONDAY: GOREME, UNDERGROUND CITY
Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle and Kaymakli underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Tonight, don’t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers… a night you won’t forget!
DAY 04 – TUESDAY: KONYA, PAMUKKALE
Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.
DAY 05 – WEDNESDAY: PAMUKKALE, APHRODISIAS
Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite.
DAY 06 – THURSDAY: EPHESUS
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving to Kusadasi.
DAY 07 – FRIDAY: IZMIR TO ISTANBUL OLD CITY
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your morning flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome. (Optional Bosphorous By Night Dinner Cruise )
DAY 08 – SATURDAY: ISTANBUL
Your day is free until your return transfer to the airport where your tour concludes.
(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)