Turkey: Captivating cities and fairytale landscapes (3 Weeks)
Day 1-5 Istanbul
Get two continents for the price of one with a visit which spans Europe and Asia. Formerly known as Constantinople, Istanbul is a modern cosmopolitan city which hasn’t lost sight of its past. Take a cruise on the Bosphorus, visit the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque or dive into the narrow passageways of the Grand and Spice Bazaars.
Transfers to Konya 7h49m1h10m
Day 6-9 Konya
Discover the home of the Whirling Dervishes and the heartland of the Seljuk culture with a visit to Konya in central Turkey. A city with a five thousand year history, Konya is constantly evolving and today is a thriving commercial hub beloved by intellectuals as one of the country’s most influential university cities.
Transfers to Cappadocia 2h53m
Day 10-13 Cappadocia
Feast your eyes upon what must be one of the most unusual landscapes on the planet. The fairy chimneys and rock-hewn caves of Cappadocia beg to be explored: it’s you who’ll choose whether to do so on foot, by car or by hot air balloon. Hidden underground cities and frescoed churches complete the line-up of attractions in one of Central Turkey’s most rewarding areas.
Transfers to Antalya 7h03m
Day 14-17 Antalya
Enjoy the largest of the resorts on Turkey’s Riviera,. reinvented from an ancient port city into a modern metropolitan resort complete with hotels to suit all budgets, enticing beaches and exciting recreational activities that take advantage of the favourable climate. The area is also known for its delicious food.
Transfers to Sanliurfa 11h23m3h00m