The Best of Turkey

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-4993
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore ancient historic cities.
  • Discover ancient Roman ruins and amazing natural scenery.
  • Taste delicious local cuisine.
  • Walk through the astonishing white pools of Pamukkale.
The "The Best Of Turkey" trip starts from and ends in Istanbul. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites tour that takes 8 days taking you through Ayvalık, Canakkale and Istanbul in Turkey. "The Best Of Turkey" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience as much of Turkey’s stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible. Begin the journey at the WWI battlefield of Gallipoli, then leap into Greek myths and explore the remains of the legendary city of Troy before strolling along the streets of Ephesus. Don't miss the remarkable white cliff pools of Pamukkale before boarding a comfortable and convenient flight back to Istanbul. Return refreshed and ready to explore the city’s bazaars, mosques, and tea houses.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Istanbul
  • Day 2: Istanbul/Çanakkale
  • Day 3: Çanakkale/Ayvalık/Bergama
  • Day 4: Bergama/Selçuk
  • Day 5: Selçuk
  • Day 6: Selçuk/Pamukkale
  • Day 7: Pamukkale/Istanbul
  • Day 8: Istanbul
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (7 nts).
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts
    Note: Allow USD165-215 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private air-conditioned van, plane, walking.
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Çöp(m)adam Visit, Ayvalık
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Gallipoli battlefields entrance and guided visit
  • Troy entrance and guided visit
  • Ephesus entrance and visit
  • Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale entrance and guided walk
  • Istanbul city walking tour
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Istanbul are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this The Best of Turkey tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • David Waugh
  • From British
  • On Apr 29 2022
5 - Excellent
The boast of Turkey
A relaxing, comfortable introduction to Turkey, which balances guided activities very well with free time
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Best of Turkey tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 28 April 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 28 April 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Best of Turkey tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this The Best of Turkey tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
  • 2. Service Level : Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 2 - Light Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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