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TURKEY WORLD HERITAGE TOUR

Impressive, breathtaking, stunning... so many words come to mind when you see the beauty of Turkey. Not only beautiful but also unique, this is Turkey!

Travel Style

Cultural

Start

Ankara

Finish

Istanbul

Trip Code

TWHT91

Countries

1

Number of countries visited

Days

18

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

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Itinerary

TURKEY WORLD HERITAGE TOUR
Trip Code: TWHT91

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Turkey
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 18 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • Visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Visit the ancient sites of Troy, Ephesus, Pergamon & Xanthos-Letoon
    • See magnificent Ottoman architecture in Istanbul, Edirne & Konya
  • Ankara

    Day 1

    Arrival in Ankara where you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Movenpick Hotel

  • Ankara • Safranbolu

    Day 2

    Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Arslanhane Mosque, Ankara Citadel and the Mausoleum of Ataturk. Afternoon drive to Safranbolu*.

    Imren Konak Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Safranbolu • Amasya

    Day 3

    Visit the Cinci Caravanserai, Kaymakamlar Kiosk, Izzet Pasha Mosque and Kazdaglioglu Mosque and the bazaar. Drive to Amasya and visit the medieval mental hospital Ilhanli Bimarhane and the Sultan Beyazit Mosque.

    Emin Efendi Konagi Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Hattusha • Cappadocia

    Day 4

    Drive to the archaeological site of Hattusha, the Hittite Capital*. Explore Yazilikaya and continue to Cappadocia.

    Lykia Lodge Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Cappadocia

    Day 5

    Full day exploration of Goreme National Parl and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia*, visiting the Goreme Valley featuring troglodyte villages and underground towns.

    Lykia Lodge Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Konya

    Day 6

    Drive to Konya and visit the Museum of Mevlana, centre of the Sufi Order of the Whirling Dervishes.

    Dundar Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Pamukkale

    Day 7

    Drive to Pamukkale* to admire the limestone terraces and the ancient city of Hierapolis*.

    Doga Thermal Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Aphrodisias • Sagalassos • Antalya

    Day 8

    Visit ancient Aphrodisias and explore Sagalassos, a recently discovered Greci-Roman city and then drive to Antalya.

    BW Khan Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Antalya

    Day 9

    Drive to Aspendos, visit the Roman Theater and explore Perge, a spectacular Greco-Roman city before returning to Antalya.

    BW Khan Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Myra • Xanthos • Fethiye

    Day 10

    Drive to Myra to see ancient Lycian rock tombs in the cliff above the Roman Theater. Take a boat ride over the sunken city of Kekova and drive to Xanthos-Letoon*, capital city of Lycia.

    Atapark Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Caunos • Ephesus

    Day 11

    Take a boat ride following the Dalyan River to the ancient city of Caunos. Continue to Ephesus (Selcuk).

    Nilya Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Ephesus

    Day 12

    Explore Ephesus*, featuring the Library of Celsus.

    Nilya Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Sardis • Pergamon • Kucukkuyu

    Day 13

    Travel to Sardis, capital of the Kingdom of Lydia and visit the Bath-Gymnasium Complex, the Synagogue and the Temple of Artemis. Continue to Pergamum* to explore the Acropolis and the Asclepion.

    Gure Saruhan Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Assos • Troy • Canakkale

    Day 14

    Depart for Assos to see the Temple of Athena. Then explore the Archaeological Site of Troy*, featuring 4000 years of history. Continue to Canakkale.

    Akol Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Edirne • Istanbul

    Day 15

    Take a ferry across the Dardanelles Strait and drive to Edirne. Visit Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex*, the Eski Cami Mosque, Uc Serefeli Mosque and the Old Bazaar. Drive to Istanbul in the afternoon.

    Kent Hotel
      Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Istanbul

    Day 16

    Explore the Historic Areas of Istanbul*, visiting the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace and the historic Grand Bazaar.

    Kent Hotel
      Breakfast and lunch.

  • Istanbul

    Day 17

    Visit Suleymaniye Mosque, Rustempasa Mosque and the Spice Market. Then take a cruise on the Bosphoris, followed by visits to St. Savior Church in Chora and Eyup Mosque.

    Kent Hotel
      Breakfast

  • Istanbul

    Day 18

    Depart for your flight back home.

      Breakfast


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