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Highlights of Turkey - Exodus Travels
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15 days

Highlights of Turkey

Start and end in Istanbul
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33230
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Highlights

  • Explore impressive spice markets
  • Uncover the ancient settlements of Troy
  • Wander the excavated remains of Ephesus
  • Visit Goreme’s unique Open Air Museum

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Itinerary

Start and end in Istanbul! With the Adventure tour Highlights of Turkey, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 15 other destinations in Turkey. Highlights of Turkey includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Istanbul.
  2. Day 2: Transfer to Çanakkale via Gallipoli Peninsula.
  3. Day 3: Visit the ancient city of Troy; head to the Aegean coastal town of Ayvalik.
  4. Day 4: Visit the ancient city of Pergamon; afternoon transfer to Kuşadasi.
  5. Day 5: Visit the historic site of Ephesus and the town of Selçuk.
  6. Day 6: Explore the limestone cascades of Pamukkale and the Roman ruins of Hierapolis.
  7. Day 7: Visit Xanthos; transfer to coastal town of Kaş.
  8. Day 8: Free day to rest or choose from the many activities available.
  9. Day 9: Transfer to the lively city of Antalya; afternoon sightseeing.
  10. Day 10: Visit the world-renowned theatre of Aspendos; afternoon transfer to Konya.
  11. Day 11: Visit the Mevlana Museum then on to the Cappadocia region.
  12. Day 12: Discover Göreme Open Air Museum and one of Cappadocia's fascinating underground cities.
  13. Day 13: Transfer to the charming UNESCO-listed town of Safranbolu.
  14. Day 14: Transfer to Istanbul; afternoon sightseeing including the Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar.
  15. Day 15: End Istanbul.
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
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  • Flights
  • Insurance
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Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Good
    4.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.5
  • Food
    Good
    3.5
  • 4.4
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  • RM
    · July 3rd, 2019
    Only two things marred an otherwise outstanding tour. Barbaros was replaced as tour guide part way through the tour. He was too inexperienced for a group of experienced travellers. It's up to Exodus to ensure there staff are up to it before sending them... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • HM
    · June 11th, 2019
    Atahan really knew his ancient history he was very professional and the tour ran very smoothly The mic in the bus was sometimes not so clear to hear but when on the ancient sites it became clear as to what Atahan was saying It was a bit rushed in... Show more
    Trip date: May 2019
  • A
    · November 5th, 2013
    A fascinating excursion visiting some very important sites.An illuminating insight into the history, culture and topography of this important "new" nation. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Truth to tell, the trip through Turkey was... Show more
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  • A
    · October 22nd, 2013
    An absolutely amazing holiday, done at a leisurely pace with a brilliant local guide - (Fatih) who answered all the questions I put to him. I can highly recommend this tripWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Discovering how hard and to... Show more
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  • A
    · January 5th, 2013
    Thoroughly enjoyed getting a full flavour of Turkey and the chance to immserse myself in the culture.  Saw lots of out of the way places that were so interesting, such as an Ottoman house used as a living museum depicting life in those times and the... Show more
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  • A
    · November 6th, 2012
    A very interesting trip, especially for those with a fascination for anciant sites as it covers quite a few. Extensive travelling interspered with stops of interest so cannot really be considered "leisurely" in the fact that there isn't very much actual... Show more
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  • A
    · September 12th, 2012
    This trip allows you to see a fair amout of Turkey and most of the main sites in 14 days.  All the sites visited were well worth seeing and I wasn't disappointed by any of them.  I now wish I had time to see the rest of the country.What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    · September 11th, 2012
    The Highlights of Turkey trip was an excellent introduction to the vast array of fascinating sites around the country.While the intinerary is very full and some travel days are long, all of the places visited were worth the effort.What was the most... Show more
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  • A
    · June 16th, 2012
    I felt that we spent too much time in the coach.With some tweaking and refinement I am sure this could be avoided.Perhaps cut outPergamum and Troy and less time at the war graves.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Termessos... Show more
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  • A
    · May 3rd, 2012
    This was a well thought-out tour which showed us some amazing sights and a good introduction to Turkey and its history. Although it involved a lot of travelling, we had a comfortable bus and our time was efficiently organised with no wastage. Our guide... Show more
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Highlights of Turkey
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    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Turkey. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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