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Silk Road Explorer

Highlights
Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale / Hierapolis, Konya, Capadoccia, Ankara, Istanbul


Day 1 Tuesday: Kusadasi
Welcome to Kusadasi! Check into your hotel at your leaisure and the rest of the day you are free to explore this harbourside resort town. Tonight you meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions. Overnight Kusadasi (D)


Day 2 Wednesday: Ephesus, Kusadasi
Absorb yourself in history with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of
Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the
former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in
Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their
value. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B, D)


Day 3 Thursday: Pamukkale, Hierapolis
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Overnight Pamukkale (B, D)


Day 4 Friday: Silk Road, Konya
Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, dont miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening! Overnight Cappadocia (B, D)


Day 5 Saturday: Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City
Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia through the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum, the fairy chimneys and explore the many levels of an underground city. Overnight Cappadocia (B, D)


Day 6 Sunday: Ankara
Early morning departure to the nations capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul (B) (Optional morning flight to Istanbul from Kayseri, Cappadocia)


Day 7 Monday: Istanbul
After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

INCLUDING

Inbound harbour transfer (only) – Kusadasi
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
6 nights - 4 star & 5 star accommodation in total.
1 Night 4 star hotel Istanbul Nidya Hotel Galataport
2 Nights 4 star hotel Kusadasi Burcu Kaya Hotel
2 nights in Cappadocia Adakule Kusadasi
1 night in Pamukkale Colossae Thermal Hotel
6 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners
Entrance fees

EXCLUDING

Suggested optional activities
Tips


  • 01 January 2017 / 13 March 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    809 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    336 $ p.p

  • 14 March 2017 / 31 October 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    915 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    400 $ p.p

  • 01 November 2017 / 23 December 2017

    Double/Twin Room

    809 $ p.p

    Single Suppliment

    336 $ p.p

Adult(s) Price (Total)