Day 1 – İstanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! You will be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore.
Overnight Istanbul. Momento Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast)

Day 2 – İstanbul Old City
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.
Overnight Istanbul. Momento Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast)

Day 3 – Gallipoli Battlefields
One of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey, today we visit the WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston’s Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.
Overnight Çanakkale. Iris Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 – Troy, Acropolis of Pergamum
This morning, step back in time as we visit Troy, home of the famed Trojan Horse and then tour the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum. Its impressive temples and library made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
Overnight Kuşadası. Marina Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 – Ephesus, Kuşadası
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.
Overnight Kuşadası. Marina Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6 – Pamukkale
This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.
Overnight Kuşadası. Marina Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 – Kusadasi to Cappadocia
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. On arrival you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia. Cappadocia is an extraordinary national treasure and is perhaps even the jewel in Turkey’s illustrious crown.
Overnight Cappadocia. MDC Hotel (Boutique Cave) (Breakfast)

Day 8 – Northern Cappadocia
Today our first stop is Esentepe, followed by a visit to Uchisar Castle. We then trek through Rose Valley to Cavusin, where we stop for lunch and learn about hand-made pottery. Afterwards, we visit the Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, followed by Devrent Valley and Urgup Winery to taste the delicious vines of Cappadocia.
Overnight Cappadocia. MDC Hotel (Boutique Cave) (Breakfast)

Day 9 – Southern Cappadocia
This morning, we head to Pigeon Valley and then Red Valley. After visiting the village of Cavusin, Cave churches and head to Kaymakli Underground City, the biggest in the region.
Overnight Cappadocia. MDC Hotel (Boutique Cave) (Breakfast)

Day 10 – Cappadocia to Istanbul
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul, arriving at approximately 10:30 am, and our tour concludes.

Please Note
This tour ends with a flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul, arriving at approximately 10:30 am on the last day. Domestic flight times may vary due to various circumstances
You will need your passport during check in on domestic flights.


Tour includes:

  • Inbound Airport Transfer – Istanbul – Atatürk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 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
  • Domestic flight between Izmir and Cappadocia and transfers
  • Domestic flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul and transfers
  • Entrance fees
  •  9   nights accommodation
    • 1 night                    4 star                      Çanakkale                                              Iris Hotel
    • 2 nights                  4 star                      Istanbul                                                   Momento Hotel
    • 3 nights                  4 star                      Kusadasi                                                 Marina Hotel Kusadasi
    • 3 night                    Boutique                Cappadocia                                             MDC Cave Hotel
  • 9 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners

Tour does not include:

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips – driver and guide


  • Istanbul – Old City Tour
  • Istanbul – St Sophia Museum
  • Istanbul – Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul – Topkapi Palace
  • Istanbul – Hippodrome
  • Gallipoli Battlefields Tour
  • Gallipoli – ANZAC Cove
  • Gallipoli – Lone Pine – Australian Memorial
  • Gallipoli – Johnson’s Jolly – original tunnels
  • Gallipoli – The Nek – original trenches
  • Gallipoli – Chunuk Bair – New Zealand Memorial Troy
  • Bergama – Pergamum Tour Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Ephesus
  • Sirince – Village
  • Pamukkale – Calcium Travertines
  • Pamukkale – Hierapolis
  • Cappadocia – Üçhisar – Citadel
  • Cappadocia – Çavusin Village
  • Cappadocia – Pasabag – Fairy Chimneys
  • Cappadocia – Devrent Valley
  • Cappadocia – Ürgüp Winery
  • Cappadocia – Pigeon Valley
  • Cappadocia – Kaymakli – Underground City