This Package is great for the travellers who would like a more unique tour to turkey. This tour start in Istanbul and end in antalya. With Turkey's most popular places such as Istanbul, ephesus, izmir, pamukkale and also undiscovered spots, This 10 days tour, including lycian Coast , relaxing on a cruise in kekova, a visit to the amazing city of Antalya with a cable car ride that has perfect views of Antalya, will be memorable for you. Experience Turkey by following a set schedule with escorted small group tour on certain days. From beginning till end of the tour,your guide will accompany you.
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Upon your arrival to Istanbul,our representative will meet you after the customs and baggage claim with a sign on which your name is written.Today depending on your arrival time, if it is early , you can start to discover Istanbul. We can offer for you optional tours like Bosphorus Dinner Cruise,Half Day Istanbul Tour etc.
Please ask for optional Istanbul Tours.Transfer and check in your hotel.Overnight Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Today you can see most visited places of Istanbul.We start strolling to the great square which was once the Byzantine Hippodrome. Now it is a great parklike area surrounded by the Blue mosque, Hagia Sophia, and The Underground Cistern, commonly called the Basilica Cistern.Lunch break,then we proceed for Topkapi Palace. It was not only the residence of the Ottoman sultans, but also the administrative and educational center of the state.Grand Bazaar is the last stop. It is one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. Flight to Izmir. Transfer to Hotel.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Ephesus is such a magical place and a World Heritage Site. We wish that everyone would have the chance to see this magnificent ancient city. Here you will witness how rich history the ancient city has with your expert guide.After that another visit to Virgin Mary House. Virgin Mary came to Ephesus after the crucifixion of Christ and spent her last years there. Then through to Sirince Village.It is a small village near the Aegean shore of Anatolia,and it used to be greek village. End of the day, take you back to your hotel. Overnight Kusadasi.
If you would like, after the tour, you can join optional SUNSET BOAT TRIP in Kusadasi.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Today the first visit is Priene Ancient City. Its well-preserved remains, with its temple of Athena, well-planned agora, theater, stadium, gymnasium, fortification walls and many excavated houses, form one of the best examples of a small Greek city. Next is old Doğanbey village which is perfect place to visit.After having your tea ,coffee, time for lunch at Karina coast, Here you can have the freshest fishes. Then for Didyma. It was home to a large temple dedicated to Apollo, called the Didymaion. The Bafa Lake, which used to be a part of Aegean Sea,is another stop to take some photos on the way .When we reach to Bodrum. Have a visit the Castle of St. Peter, the symbol of Bodrum. The castle also houses the largest Underwater Archeological Museum in Turkey.
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Today we start the day early in the morning for Akyaka town.Before we leave Bodrum, see the ancient theatre which is located on the hillside overlooking Bodrum. Next is Akyaka Town. Akyaka is popular for its slow life, architecture ,natural beauty that has been preserved well. We will haveshort boat trip along the Azmak stream.Lunch in Akyaka Town.Hierapolis is one of the antique cities of the Agean and was placed together with Pamukkale, on the Unesco World Heritage List in 1988. Pamukkale is one of the world’s most outstanding legacies. Welcoming thousands of visitors for its ancient monuments and natural wonders every year, Pamukkale is waiting to welcome you as well!
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After your pleasant breakfast , lead to Fethiye. First place to see is Ghost Town. Drive through the pine forests, panoramic view of Greek Village meets us with it’s authentic style. This is an old Greek village with more than 3000 houses. After foundation of Turkish Repuplic , there was an agreement to exchange population with Greece.The old village called Levissi or Karmylassos in ancient times with two churches and 14 chapels.Next is Oludeniz. It is one of the natural wonders of the world and meets you with its excellent blue heaven and entertainment beyond belief. Oludeniz is the best site for paragliding.The rock tombs , which are accepted as the symbol of the city , are located on a strategic hill with the best Fethiye view .Rock tombs are belived to have been constructed in memory of King Amnytas who was the ruler of Telmessos(Fethiye).
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Check out hotel, depart for Saklıkent Gorge,which is one of the deepest canyons in the world and very popular with tourists.Next is Patara ancient city,It used to be Lycian harbor city and at the same time capital of Lycian Union. It was not only famous for its historical ruins but also for its long and sandy beach which is one of the longest.Later on short break at Kalkan Town. Then leading to Kaputas Beach on the way to Kas.You can discover Kas at evening time.
Check out from hotel,then we lead you to Ucağız village.Our boat trip is going to start from here.
On the Mediterranean Kekova is one of the best spots which come first to mind. Kekova region includes sunken city,Kaleköy (Simena) and Ucağız village. On this tour you will have a chance to see these three nice places.Swimming in the lovely bays of turquoise water will be one of the best experiences of Turkey. Since Sunken city was destroyed via series of earthquakes, underwater we have lots of ruins to see. It is archeologically protected area.Different bays will be waiting for you to swim.Today we will be all day on this trip.
After boat trip we proceed Olympos to check in bungalow houses .Take a rest ,then lead to Cirali.
This area is particularly famous for the Chimaera (burning rock) which are spontaneous flames caused by burning methane,In ancient times,these flames were understood to be landmarks by which sailors could navigate.Please take with you good waliking shoes and a torch since it is going to be evening time.
Overnight Olympos bungalow Houses.
We start the day with Olympus Ancient City which is a must see sightseeing. Later we continue for cable car (Tunektepe) from where you watch view of Antalya. we have lots of sights to discover in this city.
Then, drive to Duden Waterfalls. Duden Waterfalls make a pleasant side trip from Antalya and its surrounding gardens are a popular picnic spot with locals. After having lunch ,we stop at Cumhuriyet Square for your fotos.We can visit Fluted Minaret Mosque . The mosque’s fluted minaret, which is decorated with dark blue tiles, is a landmark and symbol of the city.By walking ,we go to Kaleici (Old town). It is the historic city center of Antalya, Turkey. Until modern times, almost the entire city was confined within its walls. It has structures dating from the Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, Ottoman and modern Turkish republican eras. Then boat trip for two hours through Mediterranean which will make your trip excellent in Antalya.
Overnight in Antalya.
After your breakfast , transfer to airport for your flight. It is end of your travel to Turkey.