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Sunday, June 14, 2015

6-Day Small-Group Turkey Tour from Istanbul: Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Ephesus and Hierapolis


See the highlights of Turkey's north Aegean region and Cappadocia on this astounding 6-day tour from Istanbul. Discover what life was like for the Turks under Roman rule as you visit ancient cities like Ephesus and Hierapolis, and see travertine rock terraces at the Pamukkale archaeological site. In Cappadocia, where your tour ends, explore unforgettable sites like Goreme, Uchisar, Cavusin and more! With three domestic flights included (Istanbul to Izmir, Kusadasi to Kayseri and Kayseri to Istanbul), plus airport transfers and five nights of accommodation, this tour enables you to see Turkey with ease.

Saklikent Gorge and Patara Beach 4x4 Safari from Fethiye


Head off the beaten track on this fun-packed, full-day 4x4 safari from Fethiye. Board an open-top, 10-seater all-terrain vehicle and travel in convoy through rustic villages and pine forests to experience the best of this gorgeous corner of Turkey. Travel to Saklikent Gorge to hike its streams and enjoy a tasty riverside lunch, sunbathe and swim from Patara Beach, and dip into some natural mud baths. In-between, see the ancient ruins of Tlos, relax at a trout farm, and soak up the fun and idyllic scenery along the way.


Private Tour of the Hittite Sites


Journey to Yazilikaya and see an impressive open air rock sanctuary created by the Hittites, the second oldest known civilization in Anatolia. At Hattusas, the ancient Hittite capital which dates from 3,000 BC, you'll visit Lion's Gate, King's Gate, Citadel and the Grand Temple.

Istanbul Ottoman Tour: Topkapi Palace and Blue Mosque


Spend the morning exploring Istanbul's Ottoman past at the enchanting Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque.  One of the most famous monuments in both the Turkish and Islamic worlds, the Sultan Ahmet Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque) is a superb creation in the classical Ottoman style. The mosque has six towering minarets and 260 windows illuminating its vast main chamber, which is decorated with more than 20,000 Iznik tiles.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Troy Day Trip from Istanbul


Visit the ancient city of Troy and learn about its significance in Greek mythology as the main battlefield in the Trojan War. On the journey from Istanbul, stop for lunch in the coastal town of Eceabat, and then enjoy a walking tour around the archaeological site of Troy. Learn about the different eras that stamped their mark on the fascinating settlement and see the famous Trojan Horse statue before returning to Istanbul.