• A view of one of the grand domed ceilings of the Hagia Sophia, one of the world's most iconic religious sites located in Istanbul.

Delve Deep: Turkey

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Trip Overview

TRIP VIBE = iconic sights and in-depth adventures with a local Trip Leader. An intoxicating mix of continents, culture and cuisine, Turkey is everything you’ve heard... and then some. Go deeper than the balloon-filled skies of your Instagram account and uncover the real Turkey – from wandering the ancient Greek city of Ephesus or paying your respects at Lone Pine to cruising the aquamarine waters of Fethiye’s jagged coast. Oh, and there’s more to eat here than Turkish Delight and kebabs.

Tales From Topdeckers

Trip itinerary

  1. Istanbul (Turkey)

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    Ancient ruins. Colourful bazaars. Intoxicating flavours. And a unique culture waiting to be discovered. Welcome to Turkey! Check into the hotel and meet the gang – we’re a mixed bunch but are all in it together, just like it should be. Tonight, start your Turkish love affair with an included dinner at a local restaurant – then watch Hagia Sofia turn a million shades of orange as the sun sets on your first day. Sh*t, this is gonna be good.

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  2. Istanbul

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  3. Istanbul – Eskisehir

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  4. Eskisehir – Cappadocia

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  5. Cappadocia

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  6. Cappadocia – Antalya

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  7. Antalya – Fethiye

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  8. Fethiye

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  9. Fethiye – Pamukkale – Kusadasi

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  10. Kusadasi, including Ephesus

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  11. Kusadasi – Troy – Çanakkale

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  12. Çanakkale – Gallipoli – Istanbul

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  13. Istanbul

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What's included

Included experiences

  • - Walking tour of Istanbul with Trip Leader
  • - Entry to the Blue Mosque
  • - Entry to Topkapi Palace
  • - Entry to Hagia Sophia
  • - Entry to Basilica Cistern
  • - Orientation walk of Eskisehir with Trip Leader
  • - Photo opportunity at Tuz Gölü (Salt Lake)
  • - Visit Love Valley
  • - Photo opportunity at Avcilar Valley
  • - Orientation walk of Antalya with Trip Leader
  • - Visit Saklikent Gorge
  • - Visit the ruins of Hierapolis
  • - Visit Pamukkale Natural Park
  • - Entrance to the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
  • - Entrance to Pergamon Acropolis
  • - Entrance to Troy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • - Gallipoli visit including Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair and ANZAC Cove

Accommodation

- 12 nights in hotel-style accommodation (twin or double)

Transport

- Air-conditioned minicoach

Optional activities

- FYI: these are optional activities available locally. Things might change – prices are here to give you a rough idea.

- Visit Saratli Underground City: from 75 TL

- Turkish Bath experience: from €45

- Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia: from €260

- Visit Göreme Open-Air Museum: from 480 TL

- Visit Uchisar Castle: from 70 TL

- Traditional Turkish dance show: from €45

- Saklikent Gorge tour: from 45 TL

- Islands of Fethiye day cruise: from €60

- Hierapolis Archaeology Museum: from 700 TL

- Guided tour of the ancient Greek city of Ephesus: from 700 TL

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