Travel With The Locals on a Mediterranean & Western Anatolia Tour

Travelling is not only about visiting someplace and taking photos. It's more about experiencing the local culture, the local food, learning more about the lifestyle of local people! When travelling on this tour, you meet, eat and talk with the locals giving you the fantastic travel experience.

This is more than an ordinary tour itinerary. It has everything!

5 daily cruises on small paradise bays, Rafting in Köprülü Canyon, Walking in Saklı Kent Canyon, Exploring Ephesus, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Bergama, Troy and Gallipoli. This is a smart program, offering rich content, accommodations and meals.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

There are no English guiding services between Antalya and Kuşadası.

You will take part in a Turkish group, join the activities and our guide who also talks English will give you brief instructions concerning where to meet.

In Kuşadası, you will leave our Turkish group and join our English speaking only groups to visit ancient cities such as Ephesus, Pamukkale and so on.

per adult from

$3,444

NZD

Duration

13 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • 12x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 9x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 12 nights
    • All accommodation
    • English Assistance between Day 1 to Day 8 (No English speaking guide during visits. self guided)
    • English Speaking Guide between day 08 - 12
    • All transfers
    • Meals that are stated in the itinerary
    • Entrance fees to the museums which are mentioned in the program
    • Rafting in Köprülü Kanyon
    • Entry/Admission - Koprulu Kanyon Milli Parki
    • Entry/Admission - Sunken City Ruins of Simena
    • Entry/Admission - Şirince Kilise Şarap Mahseni
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    • Entry/Admission - Pergamon Antik Kenti
    • Entry/Admission - Troy (Truva)
    • Entry/Admission - Gallipoli Battlefield
    • Entry/Admission - Sultanahmet District
    What's excluded :
    • Other services not mentioned
    • Personal expenses
    • Tips and gratuities (optional)

  • Day 1: Night Bus to Antalya

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Be collected from your hotel or meeting point in Istanbul and transfer to our tour bus at around 10:00 pm.

    Itinerary: İstanbul – Pamukova (173 km) - Kütahya (172 km) – Afyon ( 98 km) – Antalya (290 km) Beşkonak (80km)

    Overnight: Bus Distance Total: 813km Short Break in Afyon.
    Duration: 7 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight on the bus

    Day 2: Antalya

    Stop At: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
    You will arrive in the morning in Antalya and visit the old city centre of Antalya (Kaleiçi Area).
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Lower Duden Waterfalls, Lara Cd. No:457 Çaglayan Mahallesi, Antalya 07230 Turkey
    Visit Düden Waterfalls and then transfer to your hotel for some free time at leisure.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Antalya

    Day 3: Rafting at Köprülü Kanyon

    Stop At: Koprulu Kanyon Milli Parki, Manavgat Turkey
    Today you will go on an adventure with a rafting activity where our instructor will first train you before riding in the Köprülü Kanyon River.

    The activity will last approx 3 hours, including walking and swimming breaks.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Antalya

    Day 4: Antalya - Kekova Cruise - Saklıkent Kanyon - Dalaman

    Stop At: Sunken City Ruins of Simena, The Mediterranean Sea, Kekova 07570 Turkey
    Today is the day of many activities: We will start with a wonderful cruise to Simena, a sunken city dating back to the 2nd century.

    In the afternoon take a nice walk through Saklıkent Kanyonu.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Dalaman

    Day 5: Fethiye Cruise

    Stop At: Fethiye, Fethiye, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
    After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will head to Fethiye Marina to take our boat to do a full day cruise between 12 Islands including Şövalye Adası, Kızılada, Göcek Bays.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Marmaris

    Day 6: Gökova Cruise

    Stop At: Gokova, Gokova, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
    Today you will have a full day cruise around Gökova Gulf where Yeşil Deniz, Zeytinli Koy, İnce Kum, Lacivert Koy, Sedir Adası will be the visiting points.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Bodrum

    Day 7: Bodrum Cruise

    Stop At: Bodrum, Bodrum, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
    Today have a full day cruise around Bodrum visiting Akvaryum Koyu, Bağla Koyu, Kargı(Deve Plajı), Adaboğazı, Dalgıç Koyu or Lady Beach.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Bodrum

    Day 8: Bodrum -Şirince - Kuşadası

    Stop At: Şirince Kilise Şarap Mahseni, Şirince, Şirince Köyü İç Yolu, 35920 Selçuk/İzmir, Turkey
    After breakfast, we will head to Selçuk to visit the small mountain village of Şirince where you will have some free time in the village.

    In the afternoon, we will leave the group and continue to Kuşadası.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Kusadasi

    Day 9: Kuşadası - Ephesus - Kuşadası

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    Visit the ancient Ephesus city with Hadrian Temple, Celsius Library, theatre and the marble streets as well as the terrace houses reflecting the life of Roman citizens.

    After lunch, visit the Artemis Temple, one of the ancient Seven Wonders.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Kusadasi

    Day 10: Kuşadası - Pamukkale - Kuşadası

    Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
    Enjoy breakfast and then head to Pamukkale, also known as Cotton Castle; not only for cotton agriculture in the region but also for the white colour that dominates the site.

    Pamukkale, though Turkey’s most famous attraction by numbers, is barely known outside its country borders with its sweeping limestone cliffs of a blinding white hue rise above pools of powder blue and petrified stakes of limestone hang from chalky roots.


    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
    After having visited Pamukkale, we will also visit Hierapolis (Both sites are UNESCO World Heritage Sites) world largest Necropolis, exceptional theatre and more.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Kusadasi

    Day 11: Kuşadası - Bergama - Troy - Çanakkale

    Stop At: Pergamon Antik Kenti, Bergama Turkey
    This morning you will step back in time as we will visit the magnificent acropolis of Pergamum's Acropolis which has impressive temples and a library which made Pergamum a renowned cultural and political centre in its time.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Troy (Truva), Tevfikiye Koyu, Intepe, Canakkale Turkey
    Then we will continue north to visit Troy Antique City, home of the famous Trojan Horse.

    Continue to Çanakkale for a photo-stop at the wooden Trojan Horse used in the movie Troy
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Canakkale

    Day 12: Çanakkale - Gallipoli - Istanbul

    Stop At: Gallipoli Battlefield, Eceabat Turkey
    After breakfast, we will cross the Dardanelles by ferry-boat and visit one of the most emotionally touching places in Turkey: WWI Battlefields of Gallipoli including Lone Pine and Chunuk Bair Memorials, ANZAC Cove, The Nek, Johnston's Jolly, original trenches and tunnels.

    Continue to Istanbul for an overnight stay.
    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Istanbul

    Day 13: Istanbul Departure

    Stop At: Sultanahmet District, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    Enjoy breakfast and then have some free time until check out time.

    Transfer to the airport or a central location in Istanbul.

    it is a possibility to extend your stay in several city centre hotels or extend it with a short visit to Cappadocia.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    you will be picked up at around 10 pm and taken to our tour bus.
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Goodman Tours

Activity ID: V-189016P126

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