7 Day Taste of Turkey Tour

$899
Per Person

Typically $1,499
This short taster tour of Turkey includes 6 nights accommodation in fantastic 4 star hotels with most meals included.  Visit the battlefields of Gallipoli, the ancient city of Ephesus and the breath taking pools of Pamukkale.  

the tour

This 7 day Turkey tour offers something special and extraordinary. A taste of the fabulousness Turkey has to offer, enjoy first class service and guided transportation. We begin your tour in the bustling capital city of Istanbul, with a guided city tour. Visit the famous Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and ancient Hippodrome. Finish your day shopping four souvenirs at the Grand Spice Bazaar.

Next on our itinerary is a bucket list tick for many Australians. Gallipoli’s battlefields are a sight to behold as is the Trojan Horse of Troy. Visit Gaba Tepe Museum, Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove and then onto the Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugge’s Plateau. These are all important sites in English and Australian WWI History.  Our Pergamon stop offers impressive temples and an opportunity to shop in this city famous for jewellery, stones and silver.

Onward to Ephesus,  one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. Here, you will explore the impressive Temple of Artemis, Celsus Library and the Grand theatre. After sightseeing, you will spend a leisurely afternoon tasting some of the best Turkish fruit wines in Sirince.

Your Turkey tour will conclude with a day trip to the extraordinary white calcium hot pools of Pamukkale also known as the ‘Cotton Castle’. A highlight on any holiday to Turkey and an Instagram lovers dream! Take a walk around this natural phenomenon with the option for a dip in the warm spring water.

This 6 night package includes accommodation in beautiful 4 star hotels, most meals, all sightseeing, transport and more. Secure your Turkey tour with a 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for more details.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Istanbul

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel – enjoy the rest of the day to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

MEALS: None

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

DAY 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast you will depart for the Istanbul City Tour. Explore Topkapi Palace – the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, it is also known as the ‘Blue Mosque’ because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the Hippodrome. The Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After lunch we’ll head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for an opportunity to shop before returning to your hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

DAY 3: Gallipoli Tour

An early morning departure (approx. 6am) for our visit of Gallipoli and the famous battle fields. We will arrive at Gallipoli around 12 o’clock for a restaurant lunch before heading to the battle fields. Visit Gaba Tepe Museum, Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove and then onto the Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugge’s Plateau all important sites in English and Australian World War 1 History. Overnight in Canakkale.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Troia Tusan Hotel

DAY 4: Troy – Pergamon – Kusadasi

After breakfast depart for the city of Troy (30 minute drive). Visit the famous archeological and mythological site of Troy, home of the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy. After Troy tour, we embark on a 3 hour drive to Pergamon taking in the countryside. Lunch break around 1:00pm followed by a tour of the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon. Its impressive temples and library made it a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. Pergamon is a city famous for jewellery, stones and silver. So on the way, we will visit a jewellery centre for an opportunity to shop. Arrive Kusadasi around 6:00pm. Overnight in Kusadasi.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

DAY 5: Kusadasi – Ephesus – Sirince

After breakfast depart the hotel for a fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library and the Grand Theatre. Lunch around 1:00pm.

Onto a Turkish carpet weaving centre followed by Sirince Village Tour with the unique construction style of the Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey – especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine!

On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centres of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate while avoiding the constant heckling that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen. Overnight in Kusadasi.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

DAY 6: Kusadasi – Pamukkale

After breakfast pick up from hotel around 8.30am headed for Pamukkale. We will check in at the hotel around 12 o’clock and have lunch. In the afternoon visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale also known as the cotton castle and the ruins of Hierapolis, then take a walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the warm waters of the natural springs. Overnight in Pamukkale.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Pam Thermal Hotel

DAY 7: End of Tour

Breakfast in the hotel prior to check out. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we hope to see you again! Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing to travel with MyHoliday2.

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

This 7 day Turkey tour offers something special and extraordinary. A taste of the fabulousness Turkey has to offer, enjoy first class service and guided transportation. We begin your tour in the bustling capital city of Istanbul, with a guided city tour. Visit the famous Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and ancient Hippodrome. Finish your day shopping four souvenirs at the Grand Spice Bazaar.

Next on our itinerary is a bucket list tick for many Australians. Gallipoli’s battlefields are a sight to behold as is the Trojan Horse of Troy. Visit Gaba Tepe Museum, Ariburnu Cemetery and Anzac Cove and then onto the Beach Cemetery, Shrapnel Valley and Plugge’s Plateau. These are all important sites in English and Australian WWI History.  Our Pergamon stop offers impressive temples and an opportunity to shop in this city famous for jewellery, stones and silver.

Onward to Ephesus,  one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. Here, you will explore the impressive Temple of Artemis, Celsus Library and the Grand theatre. After sightseeing, you will spend a leisurely afternoon tasting some of the best Turkish fruit wines in Sirince.

Your Turkey tour will conclude with a day trip to the extraordinary white calcium hot pools of Pamukkale also known as the ‘Cotton Castle’. A highlight on any holiday to Turkey and an Instagram lovers dream! Take a walk around this natural phenomenon with the option for a dip in the warm spring water.

This 6 night package includes accommodation in beautiful 4 star hotels, most meals, all sightseeing, transport and more. Secure your Turkey tour with a 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for more details.

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURES DATES 2020:

September: 18, 25

October: 23, 30

November: 13, 20

December: 4, 11

 

DEPARTURES DATES 2021:

January: 8, 22

February: 5, 19

March: 12, 26

April: 2, 16

May: 7, 21

June: 4, 18

July: 2, 16, 30

August: 6, 20

September: 3, 17

October: 1, 15, 29

November: 5, 19

December: 3, 17

INCLUSIONS

 

7 Day guided tour of Turkey

6 Nights accommodation

6x Breakfasts, 5x Lunches, 4x Dinners

Guided Istanbul city tour

Guided Gallipoli tour

Guided Troy tour

Guided Acropolis of Pergamon tour

Guided Ephesus tour

Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting

Guided Pamukkale tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

Airport Transfers

Professional English speaking guides

 

EXCLUSIONS

 

International flights

Domestic flight from Denizli to Istanbul

Turkey entry visa fee

Travel Insurance

Meals not mentioned in itinerary

Personal Expenses

Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Inclusions

 

HOTELS

 

4 STAR HOTELS:

Istanbul: Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn

Canakkale: Troia Tusan Hotel

Kusadasi: Comfort Ada Class Hotel

Pamukkale: Pam Thermal Hotel

 

5 STAR HOTELS:

Istanbul: The Marmara Pera Hotel

Canakkale: Troia Tusan Hotel

Kusadasi: Suhan 360 Hotel

Pamukkale: Pam Thermal Hotel

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

 

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

Upgrade to 5 Star Hotels $150 per person

(Add this upgrade at checkout)

 

OPTIONAL:

DAY 7: Domestic flight from Pamukkale to Istanbul – $120/$150 per person

(Rates subject to change due to time of year and availability – please check with MyHoliday2)

 

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in Turkey with extra nights pre tour

 

PRE-TOUR

4 Star Hotel Istanbul – $280

 

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast and dinner. Airport transfer is not included.

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid on selected dates until 30 December 2021

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 30 days prior to departure

 

RATES:

7 Day Taste of Turkey 4 Star Package – $899 per person

7 Day Taste of Turkey 5 Star Package – $1049 per person

 

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT:

A single traveller surcharge applies for solo travellers:

4 or 5 Star Package – $350 per person

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum of 2 people

Maximum of 15 people

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Contact MyHoliday2 for more information

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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