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Turkey in 11 Days • 10 Nights in Destination

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Our classic tour of Turkey, this action-packed journey covers the most unmissable destinations in the country including Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia, the ruins of Ephesus, Troy and much more!

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    Cappadocia
    Ephesus
    Istanbul
    Izmir
    Konya
    Pamukkale
    Troy
    Included
    All flights
    Accommodation
    Some transfers
    Activities
    Some meals
    Availability
    Departures available until
    until March 2024
    Extra nights
    Add up to 4 nights to your stay
    available
    From + £ 300
    Categories available
    superior
    included

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    Accommodation: 10 Nights

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    Day 1 to 4
    Tryp by Wyndham Istanbul Topkapi 4*
    Location
    Istanbul
    Category
    Nights
    3
    Rating TripAdvisor travelersBased on 30 reviews

    *In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by one of these alternative hotels with the same quality: Clarion Hotel Golden Horn, Delta Hotels by Marriott Istanbul Kagithane, Doubletree by Hilton Istanbul - Piyalepasa, Elite World Business, La Quinta by Wyndham Istanbul Gunesli, Lionel Hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul Golden Horn, Ramada Encore by Wyndham Istanbul Bayrampasa, Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Istanbul Tekstilkent.

    Included activities

    Included
    Included activity for day 3 in Istanbul
    Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Moderate

    Bosphorus Cruise & Spice Bazaar Visit

    Enjoy a boat trip on the Bosphorus Channel, which runs through the heart of the city, marking the border between Europe and Asia. Appreciate the views of Istanbul's old palaces and traditional riverside houses before heading to the famous Spice Bazaar.

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    Included
    Included activity for day 4 in Ankara
    Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: 13:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Light

    Ankara & Ataturk Mausoleum

    Pay a visit to Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara, dedicated to the founder of Modern Turkey.

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    Included activity for day 5 in Cappadocia
    Duration 00:15h Approx. Pick up time: 15:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Moderate

    Salt Lake

    On the journey towards Cappadocia, pay a visit to the spectacular Salt Lake.

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    Included
    Included activity for day 6 in Cappadocia
    Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Moderate

    Full-Day Highlights of Cappadocia Excursion

    Visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum, home to rock-cut churches with beautiful frescoes. Next, explore the Valleys of Avcilar, Pasabagi and Güvercinlik, where the "Fairy Chimneys" are located. End the day with a visit to a local artisan workshop.

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    Available Activities

    Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
    Optional
    Suggested activity for day 2 in Istanbul

    Full-Day Istanbul City Tour with lunch

    Begin with a visit to the Hagia Sophia Basilica and Topkapi Palace, once the residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent and the Hippodrome. End the afternoon at the bus

    What's included: Guide, lunch, entrance tickets to the sites mentioned, round-trip transfers.

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    Optional
    Suggested activity for day 2
    Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 19:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Light

    Dinner Show on the Bosphorus

    Boat trip on the Bosphorus (1.5 h approx.), with dinner on board. See the illuminated suspension bridges of Istanbul at night. Includes dance shows (belly dance and dervish), Turkish music show and two drinks per person.

    What's included: Dinner on board, dance performances, Turkish music show and two drinks per person.

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    Optional
    Suggested activity for day 3 in Istanbul
    Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 11:00 Approx
    Physical rating:
    Moderate

    Half-Day Anatolian Istanbul Excursion with Lunch

    Explore the Anatolian side of Istanbul including its Beylerbeyi Palace overlooking the Bosphorus Bridge, Camlica Hill and the district of Üsküdar. Lunch included.

    What's included: Guide, lunch, entrance tickets to the sites mentioned, round-trip transfers

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    Optional
    Suggested activity for day 5 in Cappadocia
    Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination
    Physical rating:
    Challenging

    Jeep Safari and Sunset in Cappadocia

    Enjoy a magical sunset as you tour through the deep valleys and landscapes of Cappadocia in a 4X4 jeep.

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    The price includes

    • premium care
      Included in all our trips. more information
    • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
    • International flights: UK/Ireland - Istanbul - UK/Ireland.
    • 10 nights hotel accommodation in Charm & Superior category hotels.
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    • 10 breakfasts and 6 dinners.
    • Some transfers included.*
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    • Visits and entrance fees with an English-speaking guide as indicated in the itinerary. **
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    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
    • Active tour with a comprehensive schedule of activities. ***
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    • Cruise along the Bosphorus.
    • ATOL Protection.
    • English-speaking guide during the whole trip.

    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Note: In case your flight is arriving/taking off from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) International Airport, transfers are not included and you could add them for an extra cost during the booking process.

    Drinks, entrance fees, tips (approx. 40$ per person), and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    Please note: Mandatory tips of $40 per person (for Guides, drivers, porters and waiters) are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay for during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Turkish culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

    Please note that passengers arriving to Turkey from January 15th 2023 onwards must make a tourism tax payment of $10 per person at entry into the country. This payment is imposed by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and is mandatory for all passengers entering their country.

    * All transfers are included during your trip, with the exception of airport transfers to/from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) International Airport (1.5 hrs from Istanbul) which you may add at the next stage of the booking.

    ** The order of the itinerary changes according to the departure date:

    Monday and Friday arrivals: 3 nights in Istanbul at the beginning, 1N Ankara, 2N Cappadocia, 1N Pamukkale, 1N Izmir, 1N Canakkale, 1N at the end in Istanbul.

    Tuesday and Saturday arrivals: 2 nights in Istanbul at the beginning, 1N Ankara, 2N Cappadocia, 1N Pamukkale, 1N Izmir, 1N Canakkale, 2N at the end in Istanbul.

    *** This is a fast-paced itinerary that includes a comprehensive number of sights and activities in order to give you the most complete experience of Turkey! You can expect several early morning departures and a full daily schedule of activities.

    Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary approximately 7 days before departure.

    Please note: Mandatory tips of $40 per person (for Guides, drivers, porters and waiters) are not included in the price and must be paid at the destination. These are the ONLY mandatory tips you will be required to pay for during this tour. Tipping for the rest of the trip is optional, but keep in mind that tipping is an important part of Turkish culture and that it is commonplace for service providers to ask for tips. In these cases, it is up to your personal discretion whether to tip or not.

    Please note that passengers arriving to Turkey from January 15th 2023 onwards must make a tourism tax payment of $10 per person at entry into the country. This payment is imposed by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and is mandatory for all passengers entering their country.

    Payments at the destination with credit or debit cards may be subject to commission and fluctuations in currency exchange. We recommend making all payments in cash.

    Please note: During the summer months (May to November) accommodation may be in the city of Kusadasi instead of Izmir, but the order of the itinerary will remain the same.

    • Entry requirements
      Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity.
    • Visa
      No visa is required.
    • Currency
      Turkish Lira
    • Language
      Turkish
    • Electricity
      230 V 50 Hz
    • Health
      Vaccines recommended: https://travelhealthpro.org.uk/news/408/hepatitis-a-vaccine-recommendations-for-turkey-updated
    • Time zone
      UTC + 02:00.
    • Tourist Office website
      https://www.goturkeytourism.com/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    This is a fast-paced itinerary that includes a comprehensive number of sights and activities in order to give you the most complete experience of Turkey! You can expect several early morning departures and a full daily schedule of activities.  Total distance traveled by bus is around 2400 km.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    The extra bed in hotels are fold-out style and smaller in size than a standard single bed. Triple rooms are not bigger or more spacious only because they are occupied by 3 people.

    Babies: 0 - 2 years.

    Children: 2 - 11 years old (the third bed will be a rollaway bed).

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

    Turkey: The order of the itinerary is determined based on the days you travel to Ankara, which are Monday and Thursday. Therefore, the 4 nights in Istanbul are distributed accordingly.

    Note: In case your flight is arriving/taking off from Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) International Airport, transfers are not included and you could add them for an extra cost during the booking process.

    Payments at destination with credit or debit cards may be subject to commission and fluctuations in currency exchange. We recommend making all payments in cash.

    Any hotel mentioned in the offer, whether the main one or an alternative, is as likely as each other to be confirmed. You will find your final hotel confirmation on your updated trip summary approximately 7 days before departure.

    Please note: During the summer months (May to November) accommodation may be in the city of Kusadasi instead of Izmir, but the order of the itinerary will remain the same.

    If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +44 20 8068 3176 or via our contact form.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

     

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