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Cappadocia

Turkish Delight

Istanbul / Canakkale / Pamukkale / Cappadocia / Ankara
Itinerary
Day 01  (Thursday):
Istanbul / Canakkale (LD)
320 kms
In the morning, drive to
Tekirdag and stop at vineyards to learn about Turkish
grapes and enjoy wine tasting experience. Continue
to Gallipoli and lunch. In
the afternoon, discover
the peninsula: Visit the museum, stop at Anzac Cove
where Australian and New
Zealand Army Corps landed
and see the Chnuk Bair

where the bloodiest fights
happened. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 02  (Friday):
Canakkale / Izmir (BLD)
335 kms          
Visit the legendary city of
Troy, the site of one of the
most famous wars of ancient times, immortalized
in Homer’s Iliad. Cross Kaz
Mountains and visit the
“Olive Oil Museum” which
used to be a cold press olive
oil factory. Drive along the
Aegean coast to ancient
Cappadocia

Pergamum, the city where
parchment was invented.
Visit the Acropolis offering
breathtaking views over
the valley and discover the
remains of the most impressive Hellenistic theater in
Asia Minor. In the afternoon,
attend a cultural lecture
about hand-woven carpets,
the most important handicraft in Turkey. Dinner and
overnight in Izmir by the
Aegean.
Day 03  (Saturday):
Izmir / Pamukkale (BLD)
290 kms          
Proceed to Ephesus and
explore the antique city by
wandering along its 2,000
year old marble streets to
such famous sites as the
theatre and the Celsus Library. Stop at a leather factory in Selcuk to attend a
fashion show and to learn
more about Turkish leather.
Lunch and visit the Home of
Mother Mary. Continue to
Pamukkale, discover the ancient city of Hierapolis and
enjoy the unique splendor
of its cascading, hot springs.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 04  (Sunday):
Pamukkale / Cappadocia
(BLD) 630 kms
Drive through the Silk Road
to Konya to visit the Whirling Dervishes Convent which
is now the Mevlana Museum.
After lunch, visit Sultanhan
Caravanserail from XIIth

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century and underground
galleries of Saratli where
the first Christians hid themselves from rivals. Continue
to Cappadocia, dinner and
overnight.
Day 05  (Monday):
Cappadocia (BLD) 
80 kms 
Entire day to enjoy the natural beauty and the cultural
depth of this unique region
: explore the frescoed interiors of Goreme’s cave
churches, which date from
the 8th century, take a walk
in Avcilar, Pasabagi and the
valley of Dervent where you
will admire the chimney
like volcanic formations
and a brief photo stop at
Uchisar. In the afternoon,
discover the unique artifacts of Cappadocia such as
pottery, onyx etc…Dinner
and overnight.
Day 06  (Tuesday):
Cappadocia / Ankara
(BLD) 310 kms
Drive to Ankara and visit the
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations to explore Ankara’s
ancient past, which dates
from the Paleolithic Age.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 07  (Wednesday):
Ankara / Istanbul (B)
460 kms        
Morning drive to Istanbul
and drop off to your hotel.
End of our services

7 days / 6 nights

Departures
Guaranteed departure every
Thursday, 6 March through
30 October 2014
(from 2 participants)

Inclusions
• Pick-up from and drop-off to
Istanbul hotel;
• All transportation in air conditioned vehicle;
• 6 nights accommodation:
1 night Canakkale Kolin 5*,
1 night Izmir Kaya Thermal 5*,
1 night Pamukkale Colossae 5*,
2 nights Cappadocia Gamirasu
Cave Hotel, 1 night Ankara
Radisson Blu 4*;
• 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 hotel
dinners;
• English speaking professional
guide throughout;
• Entrance fees to museums;
• All taxes and service charges.
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