Classic: The Best of Turkey (ETBT)

Countries Visited: Turkey
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
  • Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences
  • Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character
  • Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience
  • All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
    Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 15, avg 10
    Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    Accommodations: Hotels (7 nts).

    Highlights
    Explore ancient historic cities, overnight in a converted Ottoman mansion, discover ancient Roman ruins and amazing natural scenery, taste delicious local cuisine, walk through the astonishing white pools of Pamukkale.

    Description
    This trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience as much of Turkey's stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible. Begin the journey at the WWI battlefield of Gallipoli, then leap into Greek myths and explore the remains of the legendary city of Troy before strolling along the streets of Ephesus. Dont miss the remarkable white cliff pools of Pamukkale before boarding a comfortable and convenient flight back to Istanbul. Return refreshed and ready to explore the city's bazaars, mosques, and tea houses.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1IstanbulDay 1 Istanbul
    There are no planned activities until the welcome meeting in the evening. After, opt to head out to dinner in a local restaurant with the group. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2IstanbulDay 2 Istanbul (1B)
    Enjoy a walking tour of Istanbul including sights like the Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome. Included Activities: Istanbul Guided Walking Tour
    Day 3CanakkaleDay 3 Istanbul/Canakkale (1B)
    Make an early morning visit to Gallipoli, where thousands gave their lives during WWI in the battle of the same name. Take in the sights and learn the sombre story. It is only a little further to Canakkale, a busy harbour town with a thriving student population. Join the crowds as they stroll the waterfront nightly. Included Activities: Gallipoli Battlefields Guided Tour
    Day 4BergamaDay 4 Canakkale/Bergama (1B)
    Enjoy a guided visit of Troy before heading to Bergama, the new town lying on top of the ancient town of Pergamon. Visit one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor and a stunning Acropolis. Enjoy the local feel of this historic town. Included Activities: Troy Visit
    Day 5SelcukDay 5 Bergama/SelCuk (1B, 1D)
    Travel from Bergama to SelCuk, the base for exploring the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Ephesus. Enjoy a local cooking class and savour your creation for dinner.
    Day 6SelcukDay 6 SelCuk (1B)
    Spend the day visiting the ancient Roman town of Ephesus and a nearby village of Sirince. Opt to visit St Johns Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey. Included Activities: Ephesus Visit Sirince Village Visit
    Day 7IstanbulDay 7 SelCuk/Istanbul (1B)
    Visit the famous white cliffs of Pamukkale and the ancient site of Hierapolis. This UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hierapolis is evidence that the hot springs of Pamukkale were used as a spa since the second century BC. Included Activities: Hierapolis and Pamukkale Visit
    Day 8IstanbulDay 8 Istanbul (1B)
    Depart at any time.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    10/21/2017$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/24/2018$1,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    04/07/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    04/21/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/05/2018$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    05/19/2018$1,399.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/02/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/16/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/30/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/14/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/28/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/11/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    08/25/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    09/08/2018$1,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    09/22/2018$1,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/06/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/20/2018$1,299.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 15; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    Disclaimer

    Local Flights: If required all local flights are included in the cost of your tours unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.

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    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
      
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