Amazing Turkey by Gulet

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Explore the best of Turkey’s west coast, experience a 3 day Gulet cruise around the Mediterranean, and marvel at the beauties of Cappadocia on this 10 day tour. Set off on your tour by immersing yourself in the wonders of Istanbul, visit Troy and Pergamum, take a relaxing break on your gullet and bath in the healing waters of Pamukkale. After visiting the awe inspiring ancient city and ruins of Ephesus, enter the otherworldly Cappadocia.

Meals
9 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 7 dinners
Add Ons
Local Payment: £0
Flight
Domestic Flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul.
Guide
Services of experienced guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
Accommodation
5 and 4 star hotels | Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins.
Airport Transfer
From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)
Transportation
Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus |Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins. | Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
Destinations
  • Turkey
  • Europe
  • Istanbul
  • Greece
Tour Types
  • Youth
  • Adventure
  • 18-30 somethings
  • Cultural
Day 1: Istanbul
At the terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our Istanbul hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 7:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide. Listen up for a fast and informal meeting with the leader including registration and a short brief about the adventures ahead and some country info. Accommodation Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star Included Activities Welcome Meeting Optional Activities Group Dinner

Day 2: Istanbul, Old City Tour,
After breakfast, we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We will stroll through the historical heart of the old city, making stops along the way to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia. In the afternoon take an optional cruise down the Bosphorus river and see the epic skyline. Accommodation Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Sightseeing of Blue Mosque Sightseeing of Hagia Sophia Sightseeing of Topkapi Palace Museum Optional Activities Bosphorus Boat Cruise - EUR 10 Entrance Fees Blue Mosque - Free Hagia Sophia - Free Topkapi Palace Museum 100 TL

Day 3: Istanbul, Gallipoli
Today we depart for the shores of Gallipoli. A place of important significance for Aussies and Kiwis, we will visit the beach and cemeteries at ANZAC Cove, before paying our respects at memorial sites Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine. Accommodation Kolin Hotel - 5 Star Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Anzac Cove Sightseeing of Beach Cemetery Sightseeing of Lone Pine Sightseeing of Sightseeing of Chunuk Bair Sightseeing of War Trenches

Day 4: Gallipoli, Troy, Kusadasi
You may of heard of Troy from Greek mythology or maybe just watched the Brad Pitt movie, but now you will visit the ruins and archaeological site of the city of Troy, and of course the famous wooden horse. Spend the afternoon in the the seaside town of Kusadasi. Accommodation Marina Hotel - 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Troy Ancient City Entrance Fees Troy Ancient City - 50 TL

Day 5: Ephesus, Fethiye, Gulet, Yassi Islands
Our first stop today is the spectacular, well preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus was cited in the book of Revelations, and historians believe the Gospel of John was written here. Famed for the Temple of Artemis which was completed around 550 BC and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the afternoon we will depart for Fethiye where we will embark on our traditional Turkish gulet boat and sail to amazing Yassica Islands for a swim. We will have dinner and stay overnight on our boat. Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Ephesus Ancient City Entrance Fees Ephesus Ancient City - 100 TL

Day 6: Gulet Cruise, Gocek Gulf, Tersane, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sunken Bath/Cleopatra
After breakfast at Yassi Islands we will cruise to Tersane for a swimming break and lunch. We will then sail to Bedri Rahmi Bay for another swimming stop.  We’ll sail to yet another amazing spot at Sunken Bath area for dinner and place for our Gulet to spend a night. This place is also known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay, due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath. Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included Activities Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean Bedri Rahmi Bay Cleopatra/Sunken Bath

Day 7: Gulet Cruise, Boncuklu Bay, Fethiye Marina
Another day in paradise! After breakfast, we will anchor at Boncuklu Bay for our last swimming break and lunch. We will the make our way to Fethiye for you to explore its shops and buzzing atmosphere. After dinner back on the boat, get amongst Fethiye famous nightlife. Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included Activities Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean Boncuklu Bay Fethiye Marina

Day 8: Fethiye Marina, Pamukkale
It's time to get your cameras out, because today is a photographers dream! Today we will visit Pamukkale, or ‘cotton castle’ in Turkish. Pamukkale is a natural site that contains hot springs and travertine, giving the appearance of terraces made by carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. Spend time bathing in its pools, or explore the natural and unusual landscape. Accommodation Hierapark Hotel - 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Pamukkale White Terraces Entrance Fees Pamukkale White Terraces - 80 TL

Day 9: Pamukkale, Cappodocia
Today we sit back and relax on the coach, as we head to Cappadocia. Watch the amazing Turkish scenery unfold before us and see small towns and villages as we pass on by. In the afternoon, we will visit Derinkuyu Underground City, a city complete with a church, wells, food stores, and even stables which is all located 60m under the ground. End the day with an optional traditional Hamman (Turkish bath). Accommodation Avrasya Hotel - 4 Star Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner Included Activities Sightseeing of Derinkuyu Underground City Sightseeing of Ihlara Valley Optional Activities Turkish Bath Experience - 130 TL Entrance Fees Derinkuyu Underground City - 50 TL

Day 10: Cappadocia, Istanbul (By Flight)
Rise and shine, it will be an early start for our optional sunrise hot air balloon ride over the stunning landscapes and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Or if preferred enjoy a leisurely start to the morning before we all fill up on breakfast. We will explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed Goreme, and tick off bucket list sights along the way including Goreme Musuem, Pigeon Valley, Uchisar and Cavusin. In the afternoon we will visit local handicraft manufacturers and learn about traditional art. In the evening we fly to Istanbul, your tour ends in Istanbul Airport at 9:30pm, please book your flights accordingly. Meals Included Breakfast Included Activities Goreme Open Air Museum Visit Sightseeing of Cavusin Sightseeing of Pigeon Valley Sightseeing of Uchisar Optional Activities Hot Air Balooning - 195 EUR Entrance Fees Goreme Open Air Museum - 75 TL

Accommodation
5 and 4 star hotels | Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins.

Airport Transfer
From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)

Meals
9 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 7 dinners

Transportation
Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus |Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins. | Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Flight
Domestic Flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul.

Guide
Services of experienced guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism

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05-Jun-2021 for 9 Nights
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Group Size:25 - 30
Suitable For: 18-39 years
Accommodation:5 and 4 star hotels | Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins.
Difficulty:Easy
Meals:9 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 7 dinners
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