22 Days/20 Nights
Imagine one tour that offers a combination of unusual and intriguing natural wonders; inspiring archaeological and historical sites; beautiful beaches; fascinating museums and exotic bazaars. This is it! One morning you might be watching the sun rise from the heights of a hot air balloon over Cappadocia – the next day watching the same sun set beyond the clear waters of the Mediterranean. Where else can you eat breakfast in Europe, and lunch in Asia? An unforgettable three-week journey!
2022 Tour Dates
May 1 - May 22
September 25 - Oct. 16
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Classic Turkey Travel Itinerary
Depart the USA. Overnight flight to Istanbul.
Day 2 ~ Ankara
Arrival in Istanbul will be followed with a transfer flight to Ankara. We will meet you at the airport in Ankara and take you to the hotel.
Day 3 ~ Ankara
Ankara, the ancient Ankuwash or the Angora, has been the capital of the Turkish Republic since 1923. In the morning, we will visit the Museum of Ancient Anatolian Civilizations, the best museum in Turkey for pre-classic exhibits. In the afternoon, we will travel to Gordion, the city of legendary King Midas and the capital of the Phrygian Empire, where Alexander the Great cut the “Gordion Knot”.
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Accommodation for 20 nights at selected 3, 4 & 5 star hotels, and/or restored Ottoman mansions and special boutique hotels
Daily private sightseeing by comfortable air-conditioned minibuses or vans including professional driver
English speaking and knowledgeable guide
Entrance fees to the sites indicated in bold on the itinerary
One domestic flight in Turkey
Ferry across the Dardanelles
All arrival and departure transfers
Bosporus cruise in Istanbul
Complete information package with itineraries, travel and visa information, and luggage tags