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Fire of Anatolia

Highlights
Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Aphrodisias, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pergamum, Canakkale, Troy, Gallipoli


Day 1 Friday: Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours,
free to explore the city on own. Overnight in Istanbul.


Day 2 Saturday: Istanbul Old City
Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, the Aya Sofya, Topkapi
Palace and the Hippodrome. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 3 Sunday: Ankara
After breakfast we drive towards the nations capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the
famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia. Overnight in
Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 4 Monday: Goreme, Underground City
Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle and Kaymakli
underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Tonight, dont
miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers... a night you wont
forget! Overnight in Cappadocia. (B, D)


Day 5 Tuesday: Konya, Pamukkale
Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along
the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.
Overnight in Pamukkale. (B, D)


Day 6 Wednesday: Pamukkale, Aphrodisias
Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white
calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite, before
heading onto the resort town of Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B,D)


Day 7 Thursday: Kusadasi, Ephesus
Absorb yourself in history with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel
the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey
and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value.
Overnight in Kusadasi. (B)


Day 8 Friday : Pergamum, Troy, Canakkale
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving along the
Aegean coast to the ancient city of Pergamum. We visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum, its
impressive temples and library that made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its
time. We then continue north to tour the legendary city of Troy. Overnight in Canakkale. (B, D)


Day 9 Saturday: Gallipoli Battlefields
After breakfast, we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair
Memorials, Anzac Cove, Johnstons Jolly before driving to back to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)


Day 10 Sunday: Istanbul
After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred
to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

INCLUDING

Inbound airport transfer – Istanbul
Outbound airport transfer – Istanbul
Transportation in a fully air conditioned, non smoking coach
Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
Tips except driver and guide
Entrance fees to various siteso 9 breakfasts, 5 dinners
9 Nights accommodation as follows:
3 Nights 5 star hotel Istanbul Ramada Atakoy
2 Nights Boutique Cappadocia Blue Valley
1 Night 5 star Pamukkale Colossae Thermal
2 Nights Boutique hotel Kusadasi Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
1 Night 5 star hotel Canakkale Parion Hotel

EXCLUDING

Suggested optional activities
Tips – driver and guide


  • 01 January 2017 / 14 March 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1275 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    500 $ p.p

  • 15 March 2017 / 31 October 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1435 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    550 $ p.p

  • 01 November 2017 / 23 November 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1275 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    500 $ p.p

  • 24 December 2017 / 31 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    1435 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    550 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)