11 Day Turkey Delight Tour

$1,099
Per Person

Typically $1,999
Our 11 day Turkey Delight tour is a must do! Starting in Istanbul and finishing in the amazing city of Cappadocia famous for its hot air balloons.  The history, the culture, the food, all the essential Turkey aspects will be explored! You will learn so much from our knowledgeable guides, your camera roll will be full and the memories you make will last forever.    

the tour

Our Turkey holidays are available in many durations and offer something for everyone. Our knowledgeable guide will take you on a journey of discovery you won’t forget.  Begin your tour in Istanbul and enjoy the city sights with a full day of exploration.   The great palace of the Ottoman sultans – Topkapi Palace is sure to be a highlight.  Onto the battlefields of Gallipoli, Anzac Cove, the Beach Cemetery and Plugges Plateau – a must see for the history buffs.

You’ll visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home to the Trojan horse and Helen of Troy.  Ephesus is one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world – enjoy a fully guided half day tour visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes Street, the famous Roman Baths and the Grand Theatre.  The ‘Cotton Castle’ white calcium warm pools will delight – take the opportunity to walk around this natural phenomenon and even lie in the spring water.  With an overnight stay in Pamukkale and the chance to visit the nearby ruins of Hierapolis.

Take in the vast Mediterranean views along the coastline and enjoy a day tour of Antalya.  The Duden Waterfalls are a must see and you can take a walk along specially designed pathways close to the falls, don’t forget the camera! The city of Cappadocia will be our final stop and you will have the option for one of the famous sunrise balloon rides – this is an extra charge but well worth the money for this once in a lifetime experience!

INCLUSIONS

This package is one of our most popular tours of Turkey. It includes 10 nights accommodation, most meals as listed in the itinerary, all entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary, transportation in a comfortable, air conditioned coach. Our groups are capped at maximum 15 and you can upgrade to 5 star hotels.  Unsure of when you can travel?  You can select your travel date later! Contact us to find out more! MyHoliday2 offer Turkey holidays to remember!

 

 

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Istanbul Arrival

Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

DAY 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast between 08:00 am and 09:30 am pick up from the hotel. Today you will depart for the Istanbul City Tour. “TOPKAPI PALACE” The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is the “SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE” Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the “BLUE MOSQUE” because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the “HIPPODROME”. The Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After a short enjoyable lunch break we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for shopping. After the shopping tour come back to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

DAY 3: Gallipoli Tour

At around 6.30am we depart for Gallipoli to visit the battle fields. Morning tea break on route to Gallipoli. We arrive at Gallipoli around 12 o’clock and take a lunch break – you will have a chance to eat and relax before we depart for the battle fields. Visit Gabatepe Museum. Start visiting the fields with Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove because these are the places where the war had started. Then Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugges Plateau. After the tour drive to your hotel. Overnight in Canakkale.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Troia Tusan Hotel

DAY 4: Troy Tour – Pergamon – Kusadasi

Depart at 8:30am and drive for 30 minutes to the city of Troy. Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After the Troy tour, we drive 3 hours to Pergamon. Lunch break around 1pm and after lunch head to the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre at that time. Pergamon is a famous city for its jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery centre for shopping. Arrival to Kusadasi around 6pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.

MEALS: Packed Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

DAY 5: Kusadasi – Ephesus Tour – Turkish Village Sirince

After breakfast around 9am you will be picked up from the hotel. Enjoy a fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en – route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and Grand theatre. Lunch break around 1pm. After lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. Then onto a traditional Turkish Village Tour. Sirince’s construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paint. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey – especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centres of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Overnight in Kusadasi.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

DAY 6: Kusadasi – Pamukkale Tour

Pick up from the hotel after breakfast about 9am. We depart for Pamukkale. We will check in at the hotel around 12.00 and have lunch. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Pamukkale.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Pam Thermal Hotel

DAY 7: Pamukkale to Antalya

After breakfast, about 10am we will depart for Antalya. Morning tea en route to Antalya and once we arrive for checkin and lunch. The remainder of the day at your leisure. Dinner and Overnight in Antalya.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Best Western Khan Hotel

DAY 8: Antalya Old City Tour and Waterfalls

After breakfast 9am pick up from the hotel. Drive to Antalya old City ( Kaleiçi ) Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian’s Gate, Broken Minaret, Hıdırlık Tower: Kaleici is a small historic part of Antalyas modern city, also known as the Old City of Antalya. In history it was once the sprawling modern Roman town, then the Byzantine Empire, then Seljuks, and finally the Ottoman Turkish town. The Hadrian’s Gate (or Hadrianus Gate or The Three Gates is a triumphal arch which was built in the name of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antalya’s broken wonder is the Broken Minaret of the Korkut Mosque, which itself was built originally as a Roman temple in the 2nd century AD, and thus did not have a minaret at all. Hıdırlık Tower is a landmark tower of tawny stone in Antalya, Turkey, where Kaleiçi meets Karaalioglu Park. It is believed to be built in the Hellenistic era on a square plan and later turned into a circular tower in 2nd century AD and was either used as a fortification or a lighthouse in the past. We have lunch then depart for Duden waterfalls. All the streams of the region aim at finding their way into the Mediterranean and they pour down the slopes of the Taurus, sometimes overland sometimes underground and reaching their destination, result in lovely waterfalls, of which there are more than twenty. Lunch at the Hotel. After tour come back to hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Antalya

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Best Western Khan Hotel

DAY 9: Antalya – Konya – Cappadocia

After breakfast at about 8am we will head off to Konya. 2.5 hour later we stop for a morning tea break and after some rest drive to arrive in Konya for lunch at 1:00pm. After lunch visit the imposing green – tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Mevlana tour drive to Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia around 6:30pm and check into your hotel. If you wish to join our optional activity of Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact with your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning. Overnight in Cappadocia.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Antique House Cave Hotel, Cappadocia

DAY 10: End of Tour

Enjoy a final breakfast in the hotel prior to check out – Thank you for choosing MyHoliday2 and we hope you have enjoyed Turkey :) Transfer back to Istanbul via domestic flight (extra charge) or perhaps you would like to extend your stay in Cappadocia for some more exploring. Contact MyHoliday2 for rates.

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Our Turkey holidays are available in many durations and offer something for everyone. Our knowledgeable guide will take you on a journey of discovery you won’t forget.  Begin your tour in Istanbul and enjoy the city sights with a full day of exploration.   The great palace of the Ottoman sultans – Topkapi Palace is sure to be a highlight.  Onto the battlefields of Gallipoli, Anzac Cove, the Beach Cemetery and Plugges Plateau – a must see for the history buffs.

You’ll visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home to the Trojan horse and Helen of Troy.  Ephesus is one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world – enjoy a fully guided half day tour visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes Street, the famous Roman Baths and the Grand Theatre.  The ‘Cotton Castle’ white calcium warm pools will delight – take the opportunity to walk around this natural phenomenon and even lie in the spring water.  With an overnight stay in Pamukkale and the chance to visit the nearby ruins of Hierapolis.

Take in the vast Mediterranean views along the coastline and enjoy a day tour of Antalya.  The Duden Waterfalls are a must see and you can take a walk along specially designed pathways close to the falls, don’t forget the camera! The city of Cappadocia will be our final stop and you will have the option for one of the famous sunrise balloon rides – this is an extra charge but well worth the money for this once in a lifetime experience!

INCLUSIONS

This package is one of our most popular tours of Turkey. It includes 10 nights accommodation, most meals as listed in the itinerary, all entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary, transportation in a comfortable, air conditioned coach. Our groups are capped at maximum 15 and you can upgrade to 5 star hotels.  Unsure of when you can travel?  You can select your travel date later! Contact us to find out more! MyHoliday2 offer Turkey holidays to remember!

 

 

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2020:

November: 13, 20

December: 4, 11

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

January: 8, 22

February: 5, 19

March: 12, 26

April: 2, 16

May: 7, 21

June: 4, 18

July: 2, 16, 30

August: 6, 20

September: 3, 17

October: 1, 15, 29

November: 5, 19

December: 3, 17

INCLUSIONS

 

11 day guided tour of Turkey

10 nights accommodation

10 x Breakfasts, 9 x Lunches, 8 x Dinners

Guided Istanbul city tour

Guided Gallipoli tour

Guided Troy tour

Guided Acropolis of Pergamon tour

Guided Ephesus tour

Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting

Guided Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour

Guided Antalya Old City tour with waterfalls

Guided Konya tour

Guided Cappadocia tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

Airport transfers

Professional English speaking guides

 

EXCLUSIONS

 

International flights

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Turkey entry visa fee

Travel Insurance

Meals not mentioned in itinerary

Personal Expenses

Any other expenses which are not mentioned in inclusions

 

HOTELS

 

4 STAR HOTELS:

Istanbul: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

Canakkale: Troia Tusan Hotel

Kusadasi: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

Pamukkale: Pam Thermal Hotel

Antalya: Best Western Khan Hotel

Cappadocia: Antique House Cave Hotel

 

5 STAR HOTELS:

Istanbul: The Marmara Pera Hotel

Canakkale: Troia Tusan Hotel

Kusadasi: Suhan 360 Hotel

Pamukkale: Pam Thermal Hotel

Antalya: Best Western Khan Hotel

Cappadocia: Luxury Cappadocia Cave Resort and Spa

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

 

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 5 Star Hotels – $200 per person

(Add this upgrade at checkout)

 

OPTIONAL:

DAY 9: Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul – $100 per person

(Rates subject to change due to time of year and availability – please check with MyHoliday2)

 

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in Turkey with extra nights pre tour in Istanbul and extra nights post tour in Cappadocia:

 

PRE-TOUR

4 Star Hotel Istanbul – $280

POST-TOUR

4 Star Hotel Cappadocia – contact MyHoliday2 for rates

 

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast. Airport transfer is not included.

 

 

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid on selected dates until 30 December 2021

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to departure

 

RATES:

11 Day Turkey Delight 4 Star Package – $1099 per person

11 Day Turkey Delight 5 Star Package – $1299 per person

 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers:

– $550

 

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum of 15 people

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge using existing bedding. For packages that include domestic airfares, children of this age will be charged flight ticket insurance only [Approx. $50]

– Children aged 2-5 will cost 50% of adult rate

– Children aged 6-11 will cost 75% of adult rate

– Children aged 12+ require a full priced adult voucher

Contact MyHoliday2 to purchase

Child vouchers only apply if in addition to two full paying adults

Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and 2 children (1 in existing bedding, 1 in extra bed)

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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