Cappadocia Tour from Antalya

Antalya  Phaeselis Aspendos Konya Cappadocia, Goreme Ankara Istanbul

# 9
7
days/6 nights

Can be Combined with the Anatolian Costal Highlights program #8

red valley
ITINERARY

Day 1. Fri. Antalya
Arrival on your own to Antalya. We will provide airport transfer to your hotel where in the evening you can meet your fellow group members and your tour guide. Dinner and overnight in Antalya. (D)

Day 2 Sat Perge - Aspensos - Antalya
After brekfast excursion to nearby Perge, the ancient capital city of Pamphilia and Aspenson with one one the best preserved Roman theatres in the world. Afternoon free time in Antalya to enjoy a relaxing time at this resort city near the
turquoise cost of the Mediterranean or explore the city on your own. (B,D)

Day 3 Sun: Antalya –Aspendos- Konya
Morning departure for Cappadocia. The first stop is Konya
, once a Seljuk stronghold best known for its whirling dervishes. See the Mevlana Mausoleum of the Sufi philospher and later a 13th century caravanseray reaching Cappadocia late afternoon. Visit Saratli, one of the famed underground cities of Cappadocia carved in soft tufa rock, which has been used as refugee by the locals through centuries. (B,D)

Day 4 Mon: Cappadocia
Early Morning Optional: Balloon Tour. Experience of floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves with the sunrise over Cappadocia. After breakfast, visit Goreme open air museum with its painted rock cave churches and rock dwellings carved in pink tufa rock. Continue on to Avanos, Pasabagi with its fairy landscape of mushroom formation, the Red Valley with its spectacular colors and vistas. Today we  have a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave. Overnight in Cappadocia. Optional Whirling Dervishes performance (B,D)

Day 5 Tue: Cappadocia – Ankara
Morning departure for Ankara, afternoon guided visit to the
rich Anatolian Civilizations Museum with its large collection of ancient Hittite and Anatolian collections dating back to 7500 B.C. Dinner and overnightin Ankara. (B,D)

Day 6 Wed : Ankara-Istanbul
After breakfast drive to Istanbul,. Afternoon Optional: half day Bosphorus Cruise along the shores of the strait that divides two continents. ON both shores admire elegant palaces, quaint towns and old wooden villas. Returning to Istanbul we will also visit the colorful Spice Market for some last minute shopping and picture taking. Tonight farewell dinner. (B,D)

Day 8 Thu: Istanbul. Transfer to the airport (B)

 

PRICES Per person in US$ 2018

Apr 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25
Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jul 6, 13, 27, Aug 10, 31
Sep 7, 14, 21, 28
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 2018
995  400 945


Children (ages 5-11 sharing with two adult) : 25% reduction

Price includes:

  • Deluxe and superior first class accommodation
  • Meals as indicated on itineraries (B,L,D)
  • English speaking guides throughout the land tours 
  • Private air-conditioned transportation, luggage handling
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Local taxes and service charges

Price excludes:

  • Personal expenses, optional tours, customary tips to guide and drivers

Hotel used on the tours:

City  Superior Class Hotels 
Antalya Crowne Plaza (DLX)
Cappadocia  Gamirasu (SFC)
Ankara Hilton (Deluxe)
Istanbul  Conrad (DLX)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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