GRAND TOUR OF TURKEY
ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE
EPHESUS - IZMIR - TROIA - CANAKKALE - BURSA
Grand Tour of Turkey
Istanbul - Cappadocia - Pamukkale - Ephesus - Izmir - Troia - Canakkale - Bursa

10 days / 9 nights
Montlhly Guaranteed Departures
*plus flight r/t
(subject to flights and facilities availability)

*No Visa up to 90 days of stay in the country
Passport/identity card valid for travel abroad - at least 5 months of remaining validity.

Program
1
Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul.
Meeting with assistant/guide at the airport.
Transfer from the airport to the hotel.
Accommodation, free dinner and overnight stay.
Free time at your disposal.
2
Istanbul
Breakfast at the Hotel.
City walking tour - full day visiting the most interesting monuments of Istanbul:
Topkapi Palace (excluding Harem) and the Museum of the Church of St. Irene.
Free lunch followed by visiting the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia Mosque,
the Grand Bazaar. Free dinner and rree time at your disposal.
Back to the hotel - overnight stay.
3
Istanbul - Ankara
Breakfast at the Hotel. Free time at your disposal.
In the morning, excursion on request:
Bosphorus Tour by boat and visit to the spice market.
Back to the hotel. Free lunch. Departure for Ankara by bus.
Arrival, accommodation, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
4
Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit to the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations
(the Hittite Museum) of Ataturk's Mausoleum.
Lunch in a local restaurant, Departure for Cappadocia.
Arrival - transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation, dinner and overnight stay.
5
Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel.
full day dedicated to visiting Cappadocia:
the Petrified Valley of Goreme, whose churches decorated with frescoes,
the particular beauty of the tuff rock structures (the Valley of the Fairy Chimneys),
the picturesque villages of Avanos, the Valley of Devrent and the natural citadel
of Uchisar. Lunch in a local restaurant and visit to an underground city, born as
refuge for Christians persecuted in the first Christian Era.
Back to the hotel - dinner and overnight stay.
6
Hierapolis - Pamukkale
Breakfast at the hotel.
Early morning departure for Pamukkale.
On the route, visit the Seljuk Caravanserai of Sultanhani.
Lunch at a local restaurant along the way, followed by
visiting the ruins of Hierapolis, the Necropolis and the
petrified waterfalls. Arrival in Pamukkale.
Accommodation, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

7
Efeso - Izmir
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure for Ephesus. Lunch at the local restaurant.
The afternoon dedicated to visiting the house of the Virgin Mary
Arrival in Ephesus: visit of the Ruins, the Temple of Hadrian,
the Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre. Transfer to Izmir.
Hotel accommodation, dinner and overnight stay.
Free time at your disposal.
8
Troia - Canakkale
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure for Canakkale. Lunch included
Stop in Pergamon and visit of the Asclepion
and to follow visit to Troy, the legendary city of Homer's Iliad.
Arrival in Canakkale. Hotel accommodation.
Dinner and overnight stay. Free time at your disposal.
9
Canakkale - Bursa - Istanbul
Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure for Istanbul, stop in the city of Bursa.
The first capital of the Ottoman Empire, famous
for its mosques, thermal waters -Turkish baths
and silk production. Visit to the Mosque,
to the Green Mausoleum, and the Silk Bazar.
Lunch in a local restaurant. Arrival in Istanbul.
Hotel accommodation, overnight stay.
Free dinner - Free time at your disposal.

*Istanbul by night - on request.
Guide and transport included
10
Istanbul - Departure
Breakfast at the Hotel.
Transfer to the international airport.
Departure.


NB the order of scheduled visits can be reversed
(reservations / closing days etc)

*Excursions available on request
- Guided City Tour by night
Services Booking - Travel Program up to 60 days before departure
(more info, details and terms of payment at info@rikoviaggi.com)

* Extended stay - Istanbul
(extension of stay in Istanbul - flexible program)
The price includes
  • Transfer airport - hotel
    (assistance included)
    Transfer hotel - airport
    Tour transports - minivan / bus
  • Hotels 4*/5* - Accommodation in DBL (Double Room)
    BB / HB service - as in program
    *Supplement single pax - not included
  • Guide service / assistance - multilingual
    Guided tours - as in program
  • Lunches / dinners included - as in program
  • Excursions on request to be paid on the spot
    Admission fees to be paid on the spot
* International Airport - Istanbul
Direct flights from/for Italy / international destinations
TK - Turkish Airlines

* Best flight connections and fares - partner agencies
* On Demand - extra services available
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