Day 1: Gallipoli Tour(*L)
10 Days Turkey Tour by Chora Travel Your guide picks you up from your hotel in Istanbul around 06:30-07:00am and on our way to Gallipoli we stop by to have breakfast, after driving 5 hours you will arrive to Gallipoli. Then you will start your visit different memorials of Dardanelles, Brighton Beach, Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery, ANZAC Commemorative Site, Respect to Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian Memorial, Johnstons Jolly (Turkish and Allied trenches and tunnels), Turkish 57. Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. End of the tour, you will take a ferry to Canakkale and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Troy and Pergamum Tour(*B *L)
Around 08:30-08:45 am your guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will join your group to visit Troy Ancient City. You will be surprised with genially made Trojan Horse and you will discover over 10 ancient cities built one on another, dating back to 3500 BC, passing through Apollo Temple, fortified city walls, battle field where Hector and Achilles fought for power, Roman Theater, Greco-Roman Senate building roundly shaped that hosted deputies of democracy. After Troy, drive to Pergamum. You are going to have your lunch in a traditional restaurant. Then visit the ancient city of Pergamum which held one of the most important libraries in the ancient world. After tour, a ride to Kusadası and transfer to your hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 09:00-09:30 and you will be transferred to full day Ephesus tour. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.End of the tour transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 09:00-09:30 and you will visit beautiful little village Şirince, you will see old wooden houses, winery places and authentic Bazaar. End of the tour transfer back Kusadasi and free afternoon. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 5: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 08:00-08:30am and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion. End of the tour take a private car to Antalya and drop off your hotel, overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 6: Free Day in Antalya(*B )
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city of Antalya or you can join Aspendos Perge and Waterfall tour. Another option will be one of the beach of Antalya, Overnight stay.
Day 7: Private car or minivan to Cappadocia Via Konya (*B)
After breakfast meet your driver and depart for Cappadocia via Konya. You will have chance to visit Mevlana museum on the way to Cappadocia. Overnight stay.
Day 8: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Your guide will pick you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15 am and you will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley,Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia. You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration. On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view.
Day 9: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15 am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4 km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from Roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 10: Free day in Cappadocia and fly back to Istanbul Istanbul(*B)
Today is free for you to explore this beautiful landscape and end of the day transfer to airport and take a flight to Istanbul. End of our service. 10 Days Turkey Tour by Chora Travel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House, Garden Inn Hotel
Canakkale – Kule Hotel or Grand Anzac Hotel
Antalya – Antalya Inn Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
**or similar hotels
Per person 1015 euro with credit card and 960 euro with cash payment
Cappadocia – Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Canakkale – Parion Hotel or Truva Hotel
Antalya – Dogan S Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Lavista Boutique Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel (Suite Rooms)
**or similar hotels
Per person 1150 euro with credit card and 1095 euro with cash payment
Optional, Hot air balloon tour 200 euro
**if you would like to book balloon tour please inform
Hope to enjoy our 10 Days Turkey Tour by Chora Travel. If you like to see another 10 days tour package, please check.
-All airport transfers
-Hotels with breakfast
-Daily tours with entrance fees, Guide and Lunch
-Air conditioned Vehicle
-Dinner and drinks
-Cleopatra swimming pool entrance