7 days / 6 nights

SILK ROAD EXPLORER TOUR

Inclusions

meals
accomodation
activities
transfer
sightseeing

Themes

Honeymoon
Family
Summer

Snapshot

Ankara - Atatürk's Mausoleum Cappadocia - Kaymakli - Underground City Ephesus - UNESCO Heritage site Göreme - UNESCO Heritage site Göreme Open Air museum Konya - Mevlana Museum Pamukkale - Calcium Travertines - UNESCO Heritage site Pamukkale - Hierapolis Sirince - Village Site of the Temple of Artemis Sultanhani Caravansary

Inclusions

Outbound Transfer - Istanbul New Istanbul Airport (IST) Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle Tips except driver and guide Entrance fees 6 nights - accommodation. - 2 nightsBoutiqueKuşadasıIlayda Avantgarde Hotel- 1 night4 starPamukkaleColossae Thermal Hotel- 2 nightsBoutiqueCappadociaElevres Stone House Hotel- 1 night4 starIstanbulPort Bosphorus Hotel 6 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

Exclusions

Suggested optional activities Tips - driver and guide Compulsory Travel Insurance

Itinerary

Day 1
Tuesday Kusadasi
Welcome to Kusadasi! Check into your hotel at your leisure and the rest of the day you are free to explore this harbour side resort town. Tonight you meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions. Overnight Kuşadası
Day 2
Wednesday Ephesus, Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kuşadası
Day 3
Thursday Pamukkale, Hierapolis
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale
Day 4
Friday Silk Road, Konya
Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening! Overnight Cappadocia
Day 5
Saturday Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City
Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia today as we visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum and the fairy chimneys, and explore the many levels of an underground city. Overnight Cappadocia
Day 6
Sunday Ankara
Early morning departure to the nation's capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul
Day 7
Monday Istanbul
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

Accomodations

1 STAR
Colossae Thermal Hotel, Elevres Stone House Hotel, Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or similar
4 STAR
Port Bosphorus Hotel or similar

Policies

Please Note: 1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. 2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested. 3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves. 4. Instead of travelling between Cappadocia and Istanbul by bus, an optional morning flight from Kayseri (Cappadocia) to Istanbul is available at extra cost. Please contact with us for a quote.

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