12 Days Tour Package Turkey
Turkey is a quite big country and offers a lot to its visitors. The longer you stay the more places you see and the more you fall in love. 12 Days Tour Package Turkey will get you through the most beautiful sites of Turkey. Your adventure starts with Ephesus, which takes you back to the ancient world. You will relax in the thermal pool of Pamukkale and continue down to the South of Turkey. 4 Days Blue Cruise from Fethiye to Olympos takes you alongside the nice coastline of Turkey. Then explore Cappadocia, the land of fairy chimneys, caves and underground cities, and witness the local life of Turkish people.
Day 1– Fly from Istanbul to Izmir (No Meal)
Today we will start the 12 Days Tour Package Turkey by taking a 1-hour domestic flight to Izmir in the day time. Up on arrival, we will transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is leisure for you for resting and self-exploration.
Day 2- Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel and start for Ephesus Ancient City & House of Virgin Mary Tour. Today our first visit will be to Isabey Mosque is one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art. Then visit Temple of Artemis which was one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World. Then proceed to Ephesus Ancient City where we will see Theater, Celsus Library, Odeon, Bouleuterion and more. We will have lunch at a local restaurant then we drive to House of Virgin Mary is located the top of the Bulbul Mountain. It was believed she has spent her last days in here. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir Airport to take an evening flight back to Istanbul at about 19:00 pm. Upon arrival to Istanbul, meet with our driver and transfer to your hotel.
Day 4- Free Day in Kusadasi (Breakfast )
Today is your leisure day in Kusadasi, the beautiful seaside town. Enjoy your time on the beach, observe the local life and have your cup of tea while viewing the Aegean Sea.Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5- Pamukkale & Calcium Terraces / Drive to Fethiye (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel and check out. You will be picked up from your hotel at about 08:30 then drive to Pamukkale. Duration is around 3 hours. Upon arrival to Pamukkale have lunch in a local restaurant.Today our first visit will be to Hierapolis Ancient City including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, walk on the main Street and see colossal Gates, the thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and masterpiece theater.then we will visit Pamukkale Calcium Terraces. Here enjoy with hot spa thermal water and walking on Calcium Terraces (Travertines). You will have free time for swimming in the Cleopatra Ancient Pool. At the end of the tour, you will have free time for self-explore to Pamukkale Village until your departure time. Then we will drive to Fethiye and drop you off at your hotel in the evening.
Day 6– Blue Cruise From Fethiye to Demre Sailing Day I (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Today is our first days of 4 days Blue Cruise Fethiye. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the meeting point. You will be informed about Gulet Cruise then embark to Gulet at around 10:30 am. We will start to sail in Mediterranean Sea. Our first stop will be Butterfly Valley, rich in flora and fauna. You will feel natural atmosphere then continue to Oludeniz, has Blue Flag Beach and it is the best beach in Turkey. Lunch on board and anchor at St. Nicolas Island where you can visit Island ruins and sit for sunset. Dinner on board and overnight on boat.
Day 7– Sailing Day II (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Today you will enjoy swimming in beautiful Aquarium Bay close to Kalkan. Breakfast on board and cruising to Kas is a small fishing village. Have free time in Kas. You will be able to shop and explore the city. You can also join the extra activity like diving. Kas is one of the best place in this Tour Package Turkey for scuba diving. Lunch and Dinner on board. We will spend the night in a bay between Kas and Kalkan. Overnight in the boat.
Day 8– Sailing Day III (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner)
Breakfast on board and cruise from Kas to Gokkaya Bay. While we are sailing we will see Sunken City, 2000 years dating back to Lycian Period. Enjoy sailing over protected World Heritage Site with a great view of the city under water. Lunch on board and anchor in Kekova. Walk in the city and up to Simena Castle where you will enjoy with a spectacular view over the bay. Afterward, continue to sail and anchor in Gokkaya Bay fort he night. Dinner on board. You will have a chance to some Bar for having a party and meet with other gulet travelers. Overnight on boat.
Day 9– Sailing Day IV & Transfer to Olympos (Breakfast & Dinner)
Today is our last sailing day in your 12 Days Tour Package Turkey. Breakfast will be served on the boat. You will have time to morning swimming before we reach to Demre Harbour. While we are sailing we will have a chance to see Pirates Cave on the way. We will reach to Demre Harbour at about 11:00 am and disembark. We will drop you off in Olympos where you will stay in a tree-house or bungalow. Overnight in Olympos.
Day 10– Free Day in Olympos/Overnight Bus to Cappadocia (Breakfast)
Today is one of the leisure days in your 12 Days Tour Package Turkey. Free day in Olympos. You will take an overnight bus to Cappadocia.
(Duration takes 10 hours)
Day 11– North Cappadocia Tour (Lunch)
Arrive in Cappadocia early morning. You will meet with the guide at our office in the central of the Cappadocia and start to the North Cappadocia Tour. Today will be a natural and historical tour in 12 Days Tour Package Turkey. On this tour, our first visit will be to Dervent Valley, Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys” one of the best example of rock formations of Cappadocia, Avanos, famous for its ceramics and pottery, Goreme Open Air Museum where we will see the best example of the Byzantium Arts. Our last visit will be Uchisar Rock Castle. At the end of the tour, transfer back to hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 12– South Cappadocia Tour – Istanbul (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, we start for South Cappadocia Tour. We will walk in the Red Valley through the Gulludere Valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches. Then visit Cavusin Village and Pigeon House. Our last visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back we will see Ortahisar Castle. At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to the airport for the flight to Istanbul. Up on your arrival, our staff will meet you and transfer to your hotel. We will be glad to see you in our another Tour Package Turkey
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