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Absolute Turkey

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15 Days

What's included

Food
Meals
14 breakfasts, 3 dinners
Transport
Transport
Private air-conditioned van, boat, walking.
Accomodation
Accommodation
Hotels (12 nts), simple village homestay (1 nt), boat (1 nt, multi-share, hotel stay if inclement weather).
Staff
Staff
Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

You will visit

Istanbul

Trip Comfort

Budget

Age requirement

12 to 100 years old
This comprehensive tour of Turkey combines history and beaches, 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 (Chief Experience Officers) 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.
Absolute Turkey
Starts
Istanbul
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15 Days
Ends
Istanbul

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Enjoy an orientation walk around Istanbul before moving on to the city of Bolu.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the father of the Modern Turkish Republic, en route to Cappadocia region.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Explore one of the many underground cities in the region. Visit Konya before spending the night in a local Turkish village. Visit a community park and cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. Experience a homestay as the guest of a local family.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Wander the lovely seaside town of Antalya.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner before sleeping aboard a boat under the stars on the Mediterranean Sea.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Opt for a morning swim and some relaxation before travelling on to Kaş.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Visit ancient Ephesus. Optional visits to St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey as well as the nearby picturesque village of Şirince.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion. Visit the G-supported handicraft workshop during an orientation walk of Ayvalik, before enjoying free time in the surrounding area or opting for a boat trip or visit to the beach.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Visit the ancient city of Troy en route to Çanakkale.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Depart at any time.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
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