Turkey 206 Tours N344 - Secular Trips
 Tour N-344 Glories of Turkey with Glimpse of the East 15 days  
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bulet 13 night accommodations in superior first class hotels: (or similar)
bulet Service charges and hotel taxes

bulet Breakfasts daily, 1 lunch, 11 dinners
bulet Arrival and departure transfers
bulet Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
bulet Local guide(s) throughout the tour
bulet Luggage handling in hotels, (1 pc per person)
bulet Sightseeing and admissions fees as per itinerary
bulet Flight bag & portfolio of all travel document


Not Included: Airfare, Lunches, Beverages with dinners, Travel Insurance optional (www.206tours.com/insurance), Supplemental Cancellation Protection @ $299 (www.206tours.com/cancellationprotection), Tips to your guide & driver. Items of a personal nature.

Sample Day-by-Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Istanbul
Arrival and transfer to hotel. Welcome briefing.


Day 2: Istanbul
Full day tour to include: Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), Hip- podrome, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Optional: Dinner with belly dancing entertainment. (B)


Day 3: Gallipoli – Dardanelles – Canakkale
Morning departure for Gallipoli and visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then across the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight. (B, D)


Day 4: Troy – Pergamum – Kusadasi
Today we visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, tour Pergamum and continue on to Kusadasi for overnight. (B, D)


Day 5: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House – Kusadasi
Tour the famous ruins of Ephe- sus and St. Mary’s cottage and visit a regional carpet production center. Afternoon Optional: tour of Sardis or Sirince. (B, D)


Day 6: Kusadasi – Pamukkale
Drive through fertile valleys to Pamukkale (white lime cascades) visit Hierapolis and enjoy the thermal pools of our hotel. (B, D)


Day 7: Pamukkale – Perge – Antalya
Morning drive to Antalya, arrival at mid- noon, pay a visit to the ancient city of Perge, a relax afternoon by the Mediterranean coast. (B, D)


Day 8: Antalya: Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise
Today is a free day with choices of Optional tours of Phaselis, a coastal ancient city or a lazy yacht cruise along turquoise coast of the Mediterranean. (B, D)


Day 9: Antalya – Aspendos – Konya
After breakfast depart for Konya, en route visit the famous theatre in Aspendos. Visit Mevlana Mausoleum and Karatay Koran School, then overnight in Konya. (B, D)


Day 10: Konya – Cappadocia
Morning departure for Cappadocia, on the way visit 13th century Agzikarahan caravanserai the land of Fairy Chimneys. We pay a visit to the famous underground city of Sarhatli. Local dinner in a restaurant and overnight in Cappadocia. Tonight Optional: Whirling Dervishes performance. (B, D)


Day 11: Cappadocia
Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise of Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit Goreme, Avanos, Pasabagi, Red Valley, and have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. (B, D)


Day 12: Cappadocia – Mt. Nemrut
Departure at 8:30am from Göreme. Will stop by the 13th century Seljukian caravanserai Karatayhan. After lunch drive to Kahramanmaras and stop there to have the worldwide famous ice-cream in a nice cafe. Then drive to Kahta check in the hotel. (B, D)


Day 13: Sanliurfa & Harran
Depart to drive up to mountain is at 3 o’clock a.m. Climbing to the mountain to watch the sunrise between the colossal statues of the king and gods. After sunrise, we will visit the ruins of Mt Nemrut and have free time to walk around. Then drive back to Kahta, using a different road, to see the ruins of Arsemia as well as a Roman bridge of Cendere and the Karakus Tumulusu (Black Bird Tomb). Arrival to Kahta to have breakfast and relax. Drive to Sanliurfa city, Prophet Abraham’s cave and the pools of holy carp surrounding it. Head to Harran a village of spellbinding mud-brick beehive houses where Abraham spent last years of his life mentioned in the book of Genesis. Overnight in Sanlıurfa city. (B, L, D)


Day 14: Sanliurfa
Transfer to Sanliurfa or Gaziantep airport. (B)

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