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. Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel (5 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. Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel (5 stars) (Breakfast)

Day 3 – Ankara, Cappadocia
After breakfast we drive towards the nation’s capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.
Overnight Cappadocia. Dilek Kaya Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 4 – Goreme, Underground City
Today we tour the Goreme open-air museum, Pasabag and Uchisar castle and Kaymakli underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand what determines their value. Tonight, don’t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers… a night you won’t forget!
Overnight Cappadocia. Dilek Kaya Hotel (4 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 5 – Konya, Pamukkale
Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.
Overnight Pamukkale. Colossae Thermal Hotel (5 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6 – Pamukkale, Aphrodisias
Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, home of the famous Temple of Aphrodite.
Overnight Kuşadası. Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (Boutique) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7 – Ephesus
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving to Izmir.
Overnight Kuşadası. Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (Boutique) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 8 – Pergamum, Troy, Çanakkale
After breakfast, we will drive along the Aegean coast to the ancient city of Pergamum. We visit the magnificent Acropolis of Pergamum, its impressive temples and library that made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time. We then continue north to tour the legendary city of Troy.
Overnight Çanakkale. Kolin Hotel (5 stars) (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 9 – Gallipoli Battlefields
After breakfast, 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 before driving to back to Istanbul.
Overnight Istanbul. Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel (5 stars) (Breakfast)

Day 10 – Istanbul
After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.


Tour includes:

  • Inbound Airport Transfer – Istanbul – Atatürk Airport (IST) OR Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound 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
  •  Entrance fees
  •  9   nights accommodation
    • 1 night                    5 star                     Çanakkale                                              Kolin Hotel
    • 2 nights                  4 star                      Cappadocia                                            Dilek Kaya Hotel
    • 3 nights                  5 star                      İstanbul                                                 Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel
    • 2 nights                  Boutique                Kuşadası                                                Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
    • 1 night                    5 star                      Pamukkale                                             Colossae Thermal Hotel
  • 9 Breakfasts, 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
  • Ankara – Atatürk’s Mausoleum
  • Cappadocia – Göreme Open Air museum
  • Cappadocia – Kaymakli – Underground City
  • Cappadocia – Üçhisar – Citadel
  • Sultanhani Caravansary
  • Konya – Mevlana Museum
  • Pamukkale – Calcium Travertines
  • Pamukkale – Hierapolis
  • Aphrodisias – Ancient Site
  • Site of the Temple of Artemis
  • Ephesus
  • Bergama – Pergamum Tour Troy
  • 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

Kanon Tours