The Best of Turkey

  • 8Day(s)
  • Trip Code: GAETBT

This trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience as much of Turkey’s stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible. Begin the journey at the WWI battlefield of Gallipoli, then leap into Greek myths and explore the remains of the legendary city of Troy before strolling along the streets of Ephesus. Don't miss the remarkable white cliff pools of Pamukkale before boarding a comfortable and convenient flight back to Istanbul. Return refreshed and ready to explore the city’s bazaars, mosques, and tea houses.

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Day 1 Istanbul

Arrive at any time

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Istanbul/Çanakkale (1B)

Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine

Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine. Continue on to the harbour town of Çanakkale.

Day 3 Çanakkale/Ayvalık (1B)

Enjoy a guided visit of Troy before arriving at Ayvalik

Enjoy a guided visit of Troy before arriving at Ayvalik. Visit a women's handicraft shop, a G Adventures supported project. Opt to enjoy a half-day boat trip and spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion.

Day 4 Ayvalık/Selçuk (1B)

Visit ancient Ephesus before continuing on to Selçuk

Visit ancient Ephesus before continuing on to Selçuk.

Day 5 Selçuk (1B)

Opt to visit St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey or the nearby picturesque village of Şirince

Opt to visit St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey or the nearby picturesque village of Şirince.

Day 6 Selçuk/Pamukkale (1B)

Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk

Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk.

Day 7 Pamukkale/Istanbul (1B)

Hop on a morning flight to İstanbul

Hop on a morning flight to İstanbul. Take a guided orientation walk before free time to explore some highlights, including the Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace or Aya Sofya.

Day 8 Istanbul (1B)

Depart at any time

Depart at any time.

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  • TRIP CODE: GAETBT
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You will visit

  • Turkey

Is this for me?

  • Trip Style: Small Group Adventures
  • Comfort Level: Standard
  • Physical Demands: There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

What's included?

  • Private air-conditioned van, plane, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
  • Hotels (7 nts).
  • Max 15, avg 10
  • 7 breakfasts

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