Istanbul - Troy - Ephesus
Embark on the journey of a lifetime starting with the modernly exotic city of Istanbul, then move on to the history site of Troy, ending with the ancient city of Ephesus.
- 7 Nights Full Board
- Flights included
- Entrance to sights & museums
- Airport transfers, intercity bus tours
- Dedicated guide
- 4 Star luxury
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Day 1: Arrival
Arrive to Istanbul Airport
Meet & greet Secret Turkey Rep
Bus Transfer to the Hotel
Welcome Cocktail at the Hotel & meeting your dedicated guide
Day 2: Istanbul Sights
Blue Mosque; Sultan Ahmed
Yerebatan Sarnici - The Basilica Cistern
Day 3: Troy & Dardanelles
Bus ride to Dardanelles & Lapseki
Ancient city of Troy
Check in to your hotel
Day 4: Pergamon & Ephesus
Bus Ride to Pergamon and guided tour
Guided tour of Ephesus
Check in to your hotel in Kusadasi
Day 5: Pamukkale & Hierapolis
Bus trip to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle)
Guided tour of Hierapolis & Pamukkale
Checking to your Spa Hotel
Day 6: Antalya
Local handcraft exhibition
A scenic bus journey to Antalya
Check in to your hotel in Antalya
Day 7: City Tour
Old Town, Castle and historic Harbour
Day 8: Departure
Airport Drop – Fly to UK
This luxury Tour starts from £1099. Please call or email us now to book your Holiday.
Tour Dates for 2014:
British Citizens can get a multiple entry visitor visa, valid for 90 days by filling a short form and paying a small fee. Please go to https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ , fill in the E-visa application form, pay the fee and print out your visa.
Q: How does the tour work?
A: It is very simple. Each group will have around 20 to 35 guests. You will be met by a Secret Turkey Rep the airport in Turkey. He will take you to the coach and travel with you to the hotel where you will meet your dedicated guide. Following a welcome cocktail, he will give you detailed information about the whole week. Your guide will be with you at all times to ensure that you are well looked after.
Q: What qualifications do your guides have?
A: All our guides have university degrees and have been working as tourist guides for minimum 10 years. They are fluent in multiple languages and are accredited by the ministry of Culture and Tourism. We guarantee you that you will be amazed with their historical and cultural knowledge.
Q: What is included in the package price?
A: For your convenience the package price includes all the following:
· Return Flight
· 4 Star Luxury Hotels
· Airport Transfers
· Intercity travelling
· Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
· Entrance to Museums and sights
· Dedicated tour guide
Q: Are there any extra costs?
A: You may like to indulge yourself in a Turkish bath or take a hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia. Your dedicated tour guide will get the best available prices for you.
Q: Where will I stay?
A: We only work with approved, high quality 4 star luxury hotels. Depending on the tour you choose, you will be staying in up to 5 different locations.
Q: Can I choose the hotels?
A: Since this is a culture tour and requires multiple hotel bookings, you won’t be able to choose the hotels. We can assure you that you will be staying at the best Hotels available in the areas. You can see a full list of our hotels on the “Holiday Information” menu.
Q: Where will I eat?
A: Turkey is well known for its delicious cuisine. We are determined to serve the best local dishes to our guests. Breakfast and dinner will be served at the hotels; lunch will be served at the best local restaurants.
Q: How will I travel in Turkey?
A: We have state of the art coaches with highly experienced drivers. Your dedicated guide will be with you at all times and will make sure you have a nice, comfortable journey.
Q: Do I need insurance?
A: We recommend you take travel insurance. Please make sure your insurance covers Turkey.
Q: What entertainment do you provide?
A: In some packages you get a “Turkish night” which includes traditional music, dances and shows. Other than this, your dedicated guide will make sure that your trip is full of fun and amusement.
Q: Will I be taken to shopping?
A: Turkey has centuries old bazaars where traditional and modern souvenirs can be purchased. Turkey also manufactures high quality leather outfits, handmade rugs and jewels. There will be opportunities to visit these fascinating markets. Don’t forget to bargain hard!
Q: What happens if I get ill or meet with an accident or lose my passport?
A: Your dedicated guide is there to help and support you. We also have a customer support team in Turkey who will help you with lost documents, hospitals and any legal issues.
Q: Do you accommodate single travellers?
A: Yes we do, but a supplementary charge of £249pp will apply to cover the room cost.
We can finally knock off "trip of a life time" from our bucket lists. This trip to Turkey was the best. Amazing time, good quality service, no hassle in getting to different places. Highly recommended.
Jen, Sarah, Paula
After a lot of research We settled on Secret Turkey Tours and it was well worth it. The tour was perfect ! The busses were new, clean and the tour staff was efficient from waiting for us at the airport to taking us everywhere on time. The hotels were really good quality and luxurious and the food was amazing.
Mr & Mrs Goldin