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Turkish Tapestry

  • Duration: 6N/7D
  • Location: Canakkale, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Cappadocia
  • Available Seat: 10 numbers
  • Price: USD 779
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Turkish Tapestry

1N Canakkale/2N Kusadasi/1N Pamukkale/2N Cappadocia

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: ARRIVE IN ISTANBUL/ISTANBUL – CANAKKALE

Arrive in Istanbul. In the morning, depart Istanbul for the Gallipoli peninsula. Here, you will be moved as you visit the WWI battlefields including the Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, Johnston’s Jolly Cemetery, The Nek, trenches and tunnels. (D)
Overnight in Canakkale

 

Day 2: CANAKKALE – TROY – PERGAMUM – KUSADASI

After breakfast, you depart for Troy, made famous in Homer’s Iliad and because of its Trojan horse.  Next stop is Pergamum where you will visit the impressive Acropolis, and the temples and Library that made Pergamum a respected political and cultural centre in Ancient Times. You then head down the coast to Kusadasi. (BD)
Overnight in Kusadasi

 

Day 3: KUSADASI – EPHESUS – KUSADASI

After breakfast, transport yourself back to life in ancient times today as you stroll the stroll the streets of Ephesus and visit the Temple of Artemis. Try out your singing skills in the well preserved theatre before you continue on to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. This afternoon you visit a carpet weaving centre to learn about the dying art of Turkish carpet weaving – how they are made, and the factors that determine their value. (BD).
Overnight in Kusadasi

Day 4: KUSADASI – PAMUKKALE

After breakfast, in the morning, you will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before you commence our drive to Pamukkale – home of the famous white travertines (calcium pools) and the ruins of the ancient Roman spa city of Hierapolis.  Here, you will be able to swim over Roman columns in the Cleopatra Antique Pool (entrance extra) and take a dip in the travertine pools, in the thermal water, believed since ancient times to have therapeutic poyours. (BD)
Overnight in Pamukkale

 

Day 5: PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast, in the morning, you commence your drive along the ancient Silk Road to Cappadocia, stopping to visit the Mevlana Museum in Konya and Sultanhani Caravansary, on the way. You can attend an Optional traditional Turkish folk dance show tonight – this is a great night, and an opportunity not to be missed. (BD)
Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 6: CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast, you spend touring Cappadocia and surrounds. Sights you will see include the Goreme open-air museum and one of the area’s underground cities. You will be amazed by the incredible landscape of this area so have your camera charged and ready to go! (BD)
Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 7: CAPPADOCIA – ANKARA – ISTANBUL/DEPARTURE DAY

After breakfast, you can take an Optional morning flight to Istanbul from Kayseri, Cappadocia. or you can depart for Turkey’s captal, Ankara, where you will visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. You then head back to Istanbul where your tour concludes on arrival. (B)

Information

INCLUSIONS:
  • 4*/ 5* Accommodation as per itinerary (subject to availability) at the time of booking or similar.
  • Includes 6 Breakfasts and 6 Dinners, meals as per itinerary (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner).
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Car ferry fees between Canakkale and Eceabat
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees

Highlights :

1) Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
2) Gallipoli – ANZAC Cove
3) Gallipoli – Lone Pine – Australian Memorial
4) Gallipoli – Johnson’s Jolly – original tunnels
5) Gallipoli – The Nek – original trenches
6) Gallipoli – Chunuk Bair – New Zealand Memorial
7) Troy
8) Bergama – Pergamum Tour
9) Site of the Temple of Artemis
10) Ephesus
11) Sirince – Village
12) Pamukkale – Calcium Travertines
13) Pamukkale – Hierapolis
14) Konya – Mevlana Museum
15) Sultanhani Caravansary
16) Göreme Open Air museum
17) Cappadocia – Kaymakli – Underground City
18) Ankara – Atatürk’s Mausoleum

Cost: From USD 779 onwards Per Person in standard double room

Single Supplement USD 1069

EXCHANGE RATE: 1USD = 68 INR (exchange rate as on the day of payment applicable)

VALIDITY: Till 1st Jan 2018

DEPARTURE DATES:

2016March 07, 14, 21, 28, April 04, 11, 18, May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, June 06, 13, 20, 27, July 04, 11, 18, 25, August 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, September 05, 12, 19, 26, October 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 07, 14, 21, 28, December 05, 12, 26,

2017January 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, February 06, 13, 20, 27, March 06, 13, 20, 27, April 03, 10, 17, May 01, 08, 15, 22, 29, June 05, 12, 19, 26, July 03, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 07, 14, 21, 28, September 04, 11, 18, 25, October 02, 09, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 25

EXCLUSIONS:
  • All flights, excess baggage fees, airport departure taxes and other relevant taxes
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, bottled drinking water and other personal expenses
  • Medical, Travel and Baggage Insurance
  • Holiday Surcharge
  • Porterage at airport and hotels
  • Gratuity for your professional driver guide
  • Items of a personal nature (i.e. internet, curio, laundry, beverages, etc.) unless specifically quoted for above
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Passport and Visa fees
  • International Airfare
  • Anything not specifically quoted in the inclusions
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips – driver and guide
  • GST extra as applicable

NOTES:

1) Rates are subject to availability and to further terms and conditions.
2) All prices are correct at the time of printing. Compact travels reserves the right to alter the published price of any tour due to increasing tariffs, costs and entry fees or fluctuation of exchange rates, such amounts shall be determined at the sole discretion of Compact Travels.
3) No reservations have been made and accommodation is subject to availability. In case of non-availability, alternate accommodation will be recommended.
4) All outdoor activities are weather permitting.
5) Instead of travelling between Cappadocia and Istanbul by bus, an optional morning flight from Kayseri (Cappadocia) to Istanbul is available at extra cost.
6) Customers may be picked up from their hotel where it is located in, or near Sultanahmet (the old city) or in the Taksim area. Pick up, on Day 1, is between 0615 hrs and 0645 hrs depending on where there hotel is located.
7) Customers can also meet at the Sultan Hostel at 0700 hrs (directions may be found the in pre departure pack).
8) Please advise us of your pick up location upon booking, or at the latest 48 hours before-hand, so that you can confirm your pick up time.
9) Entrance to the Cleopatra Antique Pool is at an extra cost.
10) Smoking is not allowed in the vehicles. Comfort stops will be made en route.
11) All distances and travelling times are approximate.
12) Peak Season Surcharge may be applicable during Xmas, New Year or during any special events.
13) Compact Travels Terms & Conditions Apply.
14) Effective November 15, 2015, Swachh Bharat cess in addition to the Service tax will be applicable on all currencies (payable in INR).
15) All Payments to be made in INR, USD or EUR as per rate of exchange at the time of booking.
16) Any payments automatically mean adherence to the terms & conditions of Compact Travels.

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