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Tour Code: WT - Turkey 06
12 Days Trip of Turkey: Istanbul - Canakkale - Kusadasi - Pamukkale - Fethiye - Antalya - Cappadocia - Safranbolu

Departure: Daily
  • Itinerary

    Day by Day
  • Day 01
    Arrival in Istanbul

    As the largest city and port of Turkey, Istanbul has once been the political, religious and artistic center in the world for almost two thousand years. After arrival, you will be transferred to check in the hotel.

  • Day 02
    Istanbul - Canakkale - Troy - Canakkale

    After traveling through the Dada Neil Straits by boat, you will get to the ancient port Canakkale to visit the giant model of Trojan horse at the famous tourist spot of Troy where the romantic tale of the Iliad will never be forgot. Even if it is now a place of archaeological ruins, Troy is selected as the World Cultural Heritage by the United Nations.

  • Day 03
    Canakkale - Bergama - Ephesus - Kusadasi

    Today, you will drive to visit the historical sites of the capital of Bergama and the enormous Bergama Theater with an amphitheater, a temple and a library on the towering acropolis. Then you will visit the ancient city of Ephesus which was the largest and most important city in the Hellenistic period with the reputation of one of the worlds top ten historical sites. Finally, the experience in the famed holiday resort of Kusadasi along the seaside of the Aegean Sea will add more luster to your trip.

  • Day 04
    Kusadasi--Pamukkale

    Today’s tour will start with the visit to the Meryemana Evi which is said to be the place where Virgin Mary spent her twilight years after Jesus ascended to heaven. After lunch, you will visit the Pamukkale, a resort was well known before Christ with hot spring and the ruins of Hierapolis identified as the world heritage by UNESCO.

  • Day 05
    Pamukkale - Dalyan - Fethiye

    In the morning, you can take a Dalyan boat trip on the green lagoon of Dalyan to enjoy the peaceful moment. On the way, you will pass by the Rock Tombs built by the forefathers of Lycian. After that, you will proceed to the resort town Fethiye on the seaside of Mediterranean in Turkey.

  • Day 06
    Fethiye - Kekova - Myra - Antalya

    The morning tour will take you to the Kekova National Park to take a boat trip on the Mediterranean Sea and the bay surrounded by the limestone terraces. After that, you will move to visit the well-preserved Byzantine St. Nicholas Church in Myra which is the hometown of Santa Claus. Then drive to Antalya to visit the old city of Kaleici, the Yivil Minare, the entrance of the old street and the Hadrianus Kapisi with three beautiful carved arches.

  • Day 07
    Antalya - Aspendos - Konya - Cappadocia

    Today, you will visit the Aspendos Theatre, which is the best preserved Rome theatre in Asia Minor and even in the whole world. Then drive to Konya which is the birthplace of Sufism. Upon arrival, you will visit the first-level tourist attraction - Mevlana Museum in Konya. After lunch, proceed to Cappadocia on the Anatolian Plateau to visit the ancient courier stations in the Seljuk period.

  • Day 08
    Cappadocia

    The first tourist attraction you may visit in Cappadocia is the Kaymakli Underground City which was built by the Christians to escape from the religious persecution. Then you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Goreme Acik Hava Muzesi and the grotesque rocks here are called Fairy Chimney by locals. Afterwards, we will take you to visit several representative scenic spots including the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys, imagination valley, camel-shaped fairy chimneys and so on. The evening’s delight today is the traditional folk dance and belly dance of Anatolian plateau.

  • Day 09
    Cappadocia - Ankara - Safranbolu

    After breakfast, you are going to visit the Salt Lake. As the second largest lake in Turkey, the Salt Lake has drawn numerous visitors from the world. Then drive to the capital of Turkey – Ankara. Then first destination of Ankara is the Memorial of Anit Kabir. The mausoleum precinct displays the relics of his lifetime. After that, you will visit another Anadolu Medeniyetleri Muzesi, which shows the historical process of ancient Anatolian. In the late afternoon, you will drive to the Safranbolu.

  • Day 10
    Safranbolu - Istanbul

    Safranbolu is still full of the archaeological heritage of the Ottoman. The first destination in Safranbolu will be the three-storied wooden Kaymakamlar Evi of the mayor which was built in the early 18th century. Then you can visit Hidirlik Hill, the most suitable tourist spot in Safranbolu for sightseeing and photography. After that, you will drive back to Istanbul to visit the traditional Grand Bazaar and you can find some nice souvenirs here.

  • Day 11
    Istanbul

    In the morning, you will head for the Topkapi Sarayi. The amazing Topkapi Sarayi is covering an area of 70 square kilometers and consisting of the Imperial Council, the Tower of Justice, the church, the library and three city gates. The afternoon activities will be taken off in the old city area. Firstly you will visit the Sultan Ahmet Mosque designed by Mehmet in the early 17th century. Then you can continue the tour by visiting the magnificent Aya Sofia which was used as a house of worship by both Christianity and Islam.

  • Day 12
    Departure from Turkey

    After breakfast, you can take a Bosphorus cruise to enjoy the picturesque scenery along the river. The fantastic tour of Turkey will put an end when you board the homebound flight.

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