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ETAW - Absolute Turkey: Winter

This comprehensive tour of Turkey combines history, man-made wonders and natural phenomena, as well as a vibrant and welcoming culture. Begin your trip roaming the palaces and mosques of Istanbul before journeying into the bizarre as you explore otherworldly Cappadocia. From the amazing white cliff waterfalls of Pamukkale to the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, our local CEOs will show you the region's hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you've left this crossroads of Asia and Europe.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: p(m)adam Visit, Ayvalik Local Living: Dinner with Local Family, avusin Hands-On: Cooking Class, Sel uk
Istanbul walking tour
Visit to the G reme Open Air Museum
Guided walk in a valley with Underground City exploration
Traditional dinner with local family (Cappadocia)
Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale entrance and guided walk
Ephesus entrance and visit
Cooking class in a nearby village
Troy entrance and guided visit
Gallipoli battlefields entrance and guided visit
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
15
Price From
AUD $0
Start Location
Istanbul, Turkey
End Location
Istanbul, Turkey
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Itinerary
Day 1 - Istanbul
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Istanbul/Bolu
Enjoy an orientation walk around Istanbul before moving on to the small, but vibrant town of Bolu.
Day 3 - Bolu/G reme
Visit Anitkabir before driving to the Cappadocia region. Enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family.
Day 4 - G reme
Enjoy an included visit to the G reme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region. Opt to see it from above on a hot air balloon ride, or witness a spellbinding Whirling Dervishes ceremony. Enjoy a guided walk through the valley with a visit to an underground city.
Day 5 - G reme
Enjoy an included visit to the G reme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region. Opt to see it from above on a hot air balloon ride, or witness a spellbinding Whirling Dervishes ceremony. Enjoy a guided walk through the valley with a visit to an underground city.
Day 6 - G reme/Beysehir
Visit Konya and continue to Beysehir. Visit the Esrefoglu mosque, one of the unique mosques in the country.
Day 7 - Beysehir/Antalya
Wander the streets of the 'white city' and opt to visit the Catalina Convent.
Day 8 - Antalya
Enjoy more time in Antalya to explore.
Day 9 - Antalya/Pamukkale
Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis.
Day 10 - Pamukkale/Sel uk
Visit the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Ephesus.
Day 11 - Sel uk
Free time to walk up to the remains of St John's Basilica, visit the mosque of Isa Bey or just wander the streets and caf s of this vibrant Turkish town. Enjoy a cooking class in a nearby village in the afternoon.
Day 12 - Sel uk/Bergama
Travel to the market town of Bergama, and explore the Acropolis of ancient Pergamon.
Day 13 - Bergama/ anakkale
Visit the G-supported handicraft workshop in Ayvalik, before enjoying free time in the surrounding area. Visit the ancient city of Troy en route to anakkale.
Day 14 - anakkale/Istanbul
Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine.
Day 15 - Istanbul
Depart at any time.