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Turkish Delight

Summary:

Welcome to Turkey, a diverse cultural mecca where relics of the ancient world blend seamlessly with lively local markets and palm-fringed promenades. In 11 days you'll visit the UNESCO-listed city of Troy and underground city complexes at Cappadocia, tick...

Duration
11 Days
Cities
7
Next Departure
14-Jul-2024
Starting at
USD 1,964.00
Price per day
USD 179.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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Operator
Contiki
Tour
Turkish Delight
Age Group
18 - 35 Years
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Summary

Welcome to Turkey, a diverse cultural mecca where relics of the ancient world blend seamlessly with lively local markets and palm-fringed promenades. In 11 days you'll visit the UNESCO-listed city of Troy and underground city complexes at Cappadocia, tick off one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World at Ephesus, visit a local village for traditional crafts & afternoon tea, have the chance to bathe in healing mineral waters at Pamukkale, and bring back a suitcase full of Turkish treasures.

Map: Turkish Delight (Contiki)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Start Istanbul
Day 2
Istanbul
Day 3
Istanbul To Canakkale Via Gallipoli
Day 4
Canakkale To Izmir Via Troy And Pergamum
Day 5
Izmir To Pamukkale
Day 6
Pamukkale To Konya
Day 7
Konya To Cappadocia
Day 8
Cappadocia
Day 9
Cappadocia To Ankara
Day 10
Ankara To Istanbul
Day 11
End Istanbul

Travel Cities (7): Ankara, Canakkale, Goreme, Istanbul, Izmir, Konya, Pamukkale

Highlights

Dining Summary

  • 7 Dinner (D)
  • 10 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Lunch (L)

Included Experience

  • Istanbul: Get on foot, and explore the vibrant corners of Istanbul. We'll check out the spice market, the epic blue mosque, Hippodrome, and even the Grand Bazaar.
  • Gallipoli: See the infamous site of the ANZAC troop landings at the battle of Gallipoli in WWI.
  • Gallipoli: Brush up on your history knowledge with a visit to WWI battle sites: Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair Gallipoli
  • Izmir: Magnificent mosques meet palm-lined beach resorts at this glitzy Turkish port city. It’s also the birthplace of Homer (the Greek poet; not the doughnut-eating Simpson).
  • Ephesus: Grab your camera, it’s time for some bucket list ticking. See the Temple of Artemis and finally understand what all the fuss is about.
  • Cappadocia: Take a trip to the Middle Ages, checking out a series of churches built into volcanic rock. Trust us when we say, it's simply sublime.
  • Cappadocia: You'll have to see it to believe it... but luckily for you, you're about to! (Just mind your head...)
  • Cappadocia: And Pasa Baglari too! Cameras at the ready, folks. We've got more marvellous rock-formations-turned-buildings in store for you here.

Make Travel Matter®

  • Cappadocia: On this unique experience, we'll get to know a local family and take a guided tour of their cave house.

Travel Package

 

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