TREASURES OF TURKEY BY OWN COACH

Day 01 - Edirne (Kapikule) - Kesan
On arrival to Kapikule Bulgarian border, meet with Odret Tour representative and continue to Kesan. Overnight stay in Kesan.

Day 02 - Troy - Pergamum
Early departure for legendary city of Troy. Morning visit ancient Troy’s legendary walls and a replica of the famous wooden horse, then to Pergamum
Acropolis where you will see the Altar of Zeus. Continue to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi. (B,D)

Day 03 - Free day in Kusadasi
After breakfast optional Aqua park or daily picnic boat trip in Kusadasi. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Day 04 - Izmir / Ephesus / Kusadasi / Pamukkale
Tour of the famous site of
Ephesus one of the world’s finest archaeological sites. Walk in its well preserved 2000 year old marble streets to the theatre, library of Celsius, gymnasium and Hadrian’s temple. Visit the house of Virgin Mary. In the afternoon drive trough fertile valleys Pamukkale, which means “Cotton Castle” in Turkish, describing the white lime cascades formed by mineral springs. Overnight in Pamukkale. (B,D)

Day 05 - Konya - Cappadocia
Early departure for Cappadocia. Visit Konya en-route. Konya was a capital of Seljuk's and whirling dervishes. Visit  Mevlana (The leader of Whirling dervishes) Museum and Karatay Museum. Continue to Cappadocia. Late arrive in Cappadocia and overnight stay.

Day 06 - Cappadocia
Entire day to enjoy the natural beauty and the cultural depth of this unique region: watch a demonstration of how the colorful kilims (carpets) that incorporate the earth tones of the region are created, explore the frescoed interiors of Grime’s cave churches, which date from the 8th century, stroll through the underground galleries of Ozkonak where the first Christians hid themselves from rivals for months at a time undetected, take a walk in Avcilar, Pasabagi and the red valley of Dervent where you will admire the chimney like volcanic formations and a brief photo stop at Uchisar. Overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 07 - Cappadocia - Ankara
Departure for Ihlara Valley. Visit Agizkarahan Caravanserail en-route. Continue to Ankara. Overnight stay in Ankara.

Day 08 - Ankara
Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations a converted Roman bath to explore Ankara's ancient past, which dates from the Paleolithic Age and visit the mouseleum of Ataturk who was founder of modern Turkey. Continue to Istanbul. Late arrive in Istanbul and overnight stay.

Day 09 - Istanbul
Full day tour of Istanbul including Topkapi Palace, former residence of the Ottoman sultans, Blue Mosque, St. Sophia basilica, Hippodromme and the Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul. (B,L)

Day 10 - Bosphorus (Istanbul) - Edirne (Kapikule)
After breakfast Bosphorus cruise by boat. Continue for Edirne - Kapikule border and the end of our services.

PACKAGE  INCLUDES:
Accommodation in specified category
Meals as mentioned
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Museums and sites entry fees
Professional English (other languages are possible)  speaking guide.
Sightseeings as mentioned in tour plan.

NOT INCLUDED:

Drinks, tips to guide and driver and items of a personal expences
.