Magical Istanbul Travel Adventure

9 - 12 Days
TYPOLOGIES

AUTO

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

12 Years

995

Start and end your magical Turkish travel adventure in Istanbul!

How about an Aladdin-themed magical carpet tour across the dazzling city of Istanbul, sounds exciting right! From the sightseeing tour of the ancient city of Hierapolis to traveling down the historic Silk Road to Konya, visiting Istanbul’s magnificent Blue Mosque, marveling at Cappadocia’s lunar-like landscapes plus an exhilarating treasure hunt through Turkey - this tour package comes with all the Turkish fun you can have!

Our 10-day fairytale travel adventure will take you on an explorative quest across 10 different destinations in the colorful country of Turkey. You will race through cities searching for clues, looking for odd items, snapping pictures, or filling in puzzles that will give you unending fun. But, that’s not all! You also stand a chance to get 100%, 50%, or a 25% refund of your participatory fee when you become our first-place, second-place, or third-place winner!

So, if are you are a cultural and adventurous traveler, this tour is the ideal fit for you!

Day by day

Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.
Overnight Istanbul - Boutique

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace (including Hagia Irene) and the Hippodrome. Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional 'Half day Bosphorous cruise'.
Overnight Istanbul - Boutique - Breakfast

One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.
Overnight Çanakkale - Special Class - Breakfast, Dinner

Step back in time today as we visit Troy and its famed Trojan Horse, followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
Overnight Kuşadası - Boutique - Breakfast, Dinner

Absorb yourself in history today 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 the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.
Overnight Kuşadası - Boutique - Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to 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 - 4 star - Breakfast, Dinner

Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening!
Overnight Cappadocia - Boutique Cave - Breakfast, Dinner

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia today as we visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum and the fairy chimneys, and explore the many levels of an underground city.
Overnight Cappadocia - Boutique Cave - Breakfast, Dinner

Early morning departure to the nation's capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul.
Overnight Istanbul - Boutique - Breakfast

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. - Breakfast

What's included

  • Total - 9 nights in Boutique, Special Class, 4 star & Boutique Cave twin share accommodation.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • 9 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

Not included

  • Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price.
  • Travel insurance is not covered in the tour price.