9 Days 8 Nights
Antalya, Nigde, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Marmaris
- Day 1 WED: Arrival at Antalya
Welcome to Europe!!! Arrive at the airport you and transfer to the hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area. At 17.00 hrs (aprox). We will make a brief visit to ANTALYA a coastal city of more than a million inhabitants, the door of Adrian, the Ottoman district and its great waterfall that falls straight into the sea.Accommodation: Best Western Khan (4*) or simiar
- Day 2 THU: Antalya- Aspendos- Side- Karaman- Nigde (B/-/D)
We leave Antalya for ASPENDOS, visit the Roman theatre which many believe to be the best preserved in the world. After this in SIDE admire the Greek temple of Apollo by the sea. Stroll around the port and through its streets full of life. Amidst impressive countryside we cross the Taurus Mountains, their peaks of over 3,500 metres in height are snow- covered for a large part of the year. A stop in KARAMAN where we visit TARTAN EVI, an ancient Ottoman mansion. Continuation to the region of Cappadocia. NIGDE.
Note: Sometimes the Tartan Evi may be closed, in which case the visit would be replaced by another to a mansion of similar characteristics in Cappadocia.Accommodation: Grand hotel Nigde (4*) or similar
- Day 3 FRI: Nigde- Cappadocia- Avanos (B/-/D)
A full day in the fantastic region of CAPPADOCIA, with its lunar landscapes, churches and troglodyte villages. We start by visiting GUMUSLER, an incredible seventh century underground monastery with maybe the best Byzantine frescoes in Turkey. In KAYMAKLI we will see the underground city that could house 30,000 people. We will visit the natural fortress of UCHISAR. After lunch, we will see the GOREME Valley with its open-air museum and its churches dug out of the rocks, entrance included. Hotel in AVANOS.Accommodation: Avrasya (4*) or similar
- Day 4 SAT: Cappadocia- Ihlara- Konya (B/-/D)
At the far end of Cappadocia, we will visit the IHLARA Valley; known for the freshness of its waters, its churches and villages excavated in the rock. Then we continue our route, with a stop in an old CARAVANSERAI from the 13th Century before arriving in KONYA where we visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana. Here we will learn about the sect of the Dervishes (entrance included). Dinner included. At night, we suggest that you attend the dance performance of the whirling dervishes in the cultural centre.Accommodation: Hilton Garden Konya (4*) or similar
- Day 5 SUN: Konya- Egridir-Pamukkale (B/-/D)
We take a scenic road between the lakes, and get to know EGRIDIR, a beautiful town next to a large lake, with its walls and mosques. There’s time to have lunch. We then continue to PAMUKKALE-Hierapolis, whose calcareous waters have created the Cotton Castle (entrance included). Dinner included.Accommodation: Lycus River (5*) or similar
- Day 6 MON: Pamukkale- Ephesus- Kusanagi (B/-/D)
We leave for EPHESUS, the best-preserved ancient city of Asia Minor; 2000 years ago it had a quarter of a million inhabitants. We see the house of the Virgin Mary, the Basilica of Saint John and the impressive ruins of Ephesus (entrance included). We then go on to KUSADASI, a popular coastal town with a lot of atmosphere, commercial life and a small castle. Dinner included.Accommodation: Ramada Suites by Windham (4*) or similar
- Day 7 TUE: Kusadasi- Bodrum- Marmaris (B/-/D)
We leave for Bodrum, a very beautiful, fortified city of Greek origin. You can visit its castle, stroll through its streets full of life and tourism or go around its sports marina. After lunch, we go on our way to MARMARIS, another very beautiful coastal tourist enclave with its castle, its marina and its fountains.Accommodation: Yucelen (4*) or similar
- Day 8 WED: Marmaris- Dalyan- Antalya (B/-/-)
We leave for DALYAN, an incredible place by a navigable river. Take a two-hour boat trip to see LYCIA’S ROYAL TOMBS, and while on the boat, go to a large lake where we stop at the thermal springs. If you want, you can bathe in the warm waters or have a mud bath! Time for lunch in one of the numerous restaurants in DAYLAN by the river. Continuation to ANTALYA.Accommodation: Best Western Khan (4*) or similar
- Day 9: Departure (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to airport for your departure flight.
B – Breakfast D – Dinner
Tour Package Details
TOUR PRICE PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY – minimum 2 Person.
|WEDNESDAY Arrival in Antalya||Land Package From||Single Supplement|
|2021: September / October / 29 December||1230||460|
|2021: 03, 10 November
2022: 23, 30 March
|2021: 17, 24 November / 01, 08, 15, 22December
2022: January / February / 02, 09, 16 March
HOTEL BLACKOUT DATES and FAIR/SEASONAL SURCHARGES may apply.
~~ ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE ~~
Your Tour Package Includes:
- Return transfer between airport and hotel.
- Superior 4-Star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast.
- Joined sightseeing Tours with admission and meals as per itinerary.
- Professional English-speaking local guide service.
Your Tour Package Does Not Include:
- International airfare from Canada to Antalya.
- Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
- Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
- Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance and all personal expenses.
- Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
- Any items not specified as included.