Amazing Turkey by Gulet Small Group

from $1243/per person

Travelling with a group of no more than 12 people, our new Small Group trips provide you with more space for your comfort and pleasure. Explore the best of Turkey’s west coast, experience a 3 day Gulet cruise around the Mediterranean, and marvel at the beauties of Cappadocia on this 10 day tour. Set off on your tour by immersing yourself in the wonders of Istanbul, visit Troy and Pergamum, take a relaxing break on your gullet and bath in the healing waters of Pamukkale. After visiting the awe inspiring ancient city and ruins of Ephesus, enter the otherworldly Cappadocia.

Duration
10 Day
Destination(s)
Turkey
Starts in / Ends in
Istanbul / Istanbul
Departs on
Saturdays
Hotel Rating
5&4 Star
Average Tour Group Size Avr. Group Size
12 People Max.

Sight Visited

  • Asklepion
    Asklepion

    The Asklepion is a famed ancient medical center built in honor of Asclepius, the god of healing. It was also the world's first psychiatric hospital.

  • Blue Mosque
    Blue Mosque

    The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

  • Cappadocia
    Cappadocia

    A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

  • Ephesus
    Ephesus

    The best preserved ancient town in Turkey, Ephesus embarks you on a journey to ancient times while roaming the streets.

  • Gallipoli
    Gallipoli

    Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, Anzac Cove, Johnston's Jolly, North Beach, Ari Burnu, Hell Spit, Brighton Beach, Shrapnel Valley, Artillery Raod, Quinn's Road and more…

  • Gocek
    Gocek

  • Hagia Sophia
    Hagia Sophia

    The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

  • Istanbul
    Istanbul

  • Pamukkale
    Pamukkale

    Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis, the ancient cure center.

  • Topkapi Palace
    Topkapi Palace

    Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

  • Troy
    Troy

    The legendary city where you can outline layers of ruins of cities built on top of each other and visit the famous Trojan horse, awaits you.

ITINERARY

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Day 1: Istanbul
At the terminal keep your eyes open for the Travel Talk sign, as we pick you up from the airport and take you to our Istanbul hotel. Gather round in the hotel lobby at 7:00pm as we meet both the other tour members and the guide. Listen up for a fast and informal meeting with the leader including registration and a short brief about the adventures ahead and some country info.
  • Accommodation Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Included Activities Welcome Meeting
  • Optional Activities Group Dinner
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Day 2: Istanbul, Old City Tour,
After breakfast, we begin to experience the magnificence of Istanbul. We will stroll through the historical heart of the old city, making stops along the way to the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, majestic Topkapi Palace and the Hagia Sophia. In the afternoon take an optional cruise down the Bosphorus river and see the epic skyline.
  • Accommodation
    Ottoman Legacy Hotel – 5 Star
  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Included Activities
    Sightseeing of Blue Mosque
    Sightseeing of Hagia Sophia
    Sightseeing of Topkapi Palace Museum
  • Optional Activities
    Bosphorus Boat Cruise - EUR 10
  • Entrance Fees
    Blue Mosque - Free
    Hagia Sophia - Free
    Topkapi Palace Museum 100 TL
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Day 3: Istanbul, Gallipoli
Today we depart for the shores of Gallipoli. A place of important significance for Aussies and Kiwis, we will visit the beach and cemeteries at ANZAC Cove, before paying our respects at memorial sites Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine.
  • Accommodation Kolin Hotel - 5 Star
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities Sightseeing of Anzac Cove Sightseeing of Beach Cemetery Sightseeing of Lone Pine Sightseeing of Sightseeing of Chunuk Bair Sightseeing of War Trenches
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Day 4: Gallipoli, Troy, Kusadasi
You may of heard of Troy from Greek mythology or maybe just watched the Brad Pitt movie, but now you will visit the ruins and archaeological site of the city of Troy, and of course the famous wooden horse. Spend the afternoon in the the seaside town of Kusadasi.
  • Accommodation Marina Hotel - 4 Star
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities Sightseeing of Troy Ancient City
  • Entrance Fees Troy Ancient City - 50 TL
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Day 5: Ephesus, Fethiye, Gulet, Yassı Islands
Our first stop today is the spectacular, well preserved ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus was cited in the book of Revelations, and historians believe the Gospel of John was written here. Famed for the Temple of Artemis which was completed around 550 BC and is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. In the afternoon we will depart for Fethiye where we will embark on our traditional Turkish gulet boat and sail to amazing Yassica Islands for a swim. We will have dinner and stay overnight on our boat.
  • Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities Sightseeing of Ephesus Ancient City
  • Entrance Fees Ephesus Ancient City - 100 TL
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Day 6: Gulet Cruise, Gocek Gulf, Tersane, Bedri Rahmi Bay, Sunken Bath/Cleopatra
After breakfast at Yassi Islands we will cruise to Tersane for a swimming break and lunch. We will then sail to Bedri Rahmi Bay for another swimming stop.  We’ll sail to yet another amazing spot at Sunken Bath area for dinner and place for our Gulet to spend a night. This place is also known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay, due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath.
  • Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Included Activities Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean Bedri Rahmi Bay Cleopatra/Sunken Bath
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Day 7: Gulet Cruise, Boncuklu Bay, Fethiye Marina
Another day in paradise! After breakfast, we will anchor at Boncuklu Bay for our last swimming break and lunch. We will the make our way to Fethiye for you to explore its shops and buzzing atmosphere. After dinner back on the boat, get amongst Fethiye famous nightlife.
  • Accommodation Turkish Traditional Gulet
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Included Activities Gulet Cruise on the Mediterranean Boncuklu Bay Fethiye Marina
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Day 8: Fethiye Marina, Pamukkale
It's time to get your cameras out, because today is a photographers dream! Today we will visit Pamukkale, or ‘cotton castle’ in Turkish. Pamukkale is a natural site that contains hot springs and travertine, giving the appearance of terraces made by carbonate minerals left by the flowing water. Spend time bathing in its pools, or explore the natural and unusual landscape.
  • Accommodation Hierapark Hotel - 4 Star
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities Sightseeing of Pamukkale White Terraces
  • Entrance Fees Pamukkale White Terraces - 80 TL
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Day 9: Pamukkale, Cappodocia
Today we sit back and relax on the coach, as we head to Cappadocia. Watch the amazing Turkish scenery unfold before us and see small towns and villages as we pass on by. In the afternoon, we will visit Derinkuyu Underground City, a city complete with a church, wells, food stores, and even stables which is all located 60m under the ground. End the day with an optional traditional Hamman (Turkish bath).
  • Accommodation Avrasya Hotel - 4 Star
  • Meals Included Breakfast, Dinner
  • Included Activities Sightseeing of Derinkuyu Underground City Sightseeing of Ihlara Valley
  • Optional Activities Turkish Bath Experience - 130 TL
  • Entrance Fees Derinkuyu Underground City - 50 TL
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Day 10: Cappadocia, Istanbul (By Flight)
Rise and shine, it will be an early start for our optional sunrise hot air balloon ride over the stunning landscapes and fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Or if preferred enjoy a leisurely start to the morning before we all fill up on breakfast. We will explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed Göreme, and tick off bucket list sights along the way including Göreme Musuem, Pigeon Valley, Uchisar and Cavusin. In the afternoon we will visit local handicraft manufacturers and learn about traditional art. In the evening we fly to Istanbul, your tour ends in Istanbul Airport at 9:30pm, please book your flights accordingly.
  • Meals Included Breakfast
  • Included Activities Goreme Open Air Museum Visit Sightseeing of Cavusin Sightseeing of Pigeon Valley Sightseeing of Uchisar
  • Optional Activities Hot Air Balooning - 195 EUR
  • Entrance Fees Goreme Open Air Museum - 75 TL

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Accommodation

5 and 4 star hotels | Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins.

Airport Transfer

From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)

Meals

9 breakfasts | 2 lunches | 7 dinners

Transportation

Air-conditioned non-smoking coach or mini-bus |Gulet cruise from Fethiye in ensuite cabins. | Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

Flight

Domestic Flight between Cappadocia and Istanbul.

Guide

Services of experienced guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Any flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips & gestures
  • Visa fees
  • Entrance fees to the sights and museums
  • Optional activities
  • Other services not stated in the itinerary

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL - ISTANBUL


KOLIN HOTEL - CANAKKALE


The 5-star hotel in Gallipoli is a perfect place to relax and prepare for the upcoming big tour. The large swimming pool and the delicious open buffet add up to the comfortable rooms they offer.

MARINA HOTEL - KUSADASI


This hotel has a seafront location in the Aegean coast, only 250 metres from the beach. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and a terrace with panoramic views of the sea and Kusadasi Marina. The air-conditioned rooms of Marina Hotel Kusadasi include a minibar and an LCD TV with satellite channels.

HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL - PAMUKKALE


This hotel offers an absolute relaxation with it’s hot thermal pools & spa center.

GULET CRUISE


Turkish Traditional Gulet

AVRASYA HOTEL - CAPPADOCIA


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