Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking the Turquoise Coast

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-45440
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts/Ends Istanbul, Turkey/ Fethiye, Turkey
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Take a walking tour of Istanbul and sample delicious street food.
  • Visit the fascinating underground city of Kaymakli.
  • Hike or ride an e-bike through the fairy chimneys and rock formations of Cappadocia.
  • Visit the ancient city of Ephesus.
  • Go back in time with visits to ancient Greek and Roman archaeological sites.
  • Soak in mud baths and see the cliffside rock tombs from a boat on the Dalyan River.
  • Hike or kayak along the Turquoise Coast of the Lycian Way
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The tour "Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking The Turquoise Coast" starts from Istanbul and ends in Fethiye. It is an explorer trip that takes 14 days taking you through Dalyan, Şirince, Gocek and 4 other destinations in Turkey. "Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking The Turquoise Coast" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Embark on an adventure through Turkey that'll get you closer than you ever thought possible. Let the sights and smells of Istanbul's Grand Bazaar whisk you into the past, immersing you in the city's rich history and traditions showcased by iconic landmarks such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. Moving inland, let the dramatic rock formations and underground cities of Cappadocia take your imagination to ancient times and distant kingdoms as you explore on foot or by bicycle. Lose yourself in the history of the ancient Greeks and Romans with visits to Ephesus and Pinare before heading to Turkey's stunning Turquoise Coast for hikes along the Lycian Way and a boat ride to see cliff-side rock tombs along the Dalyan River. Overflowing with delicious food, stunning landscapes and deep cultural traditions, Turkey will stay with you long after you return home.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Istanbul: Where Asia and Europe Meet
  • Day 2: Istanbul: Iconic Landmarks and Ancient Traditions
  • Day 3: Cappadocia: Fairy Chimneys and Kaymakli Underground City
  • Day 4: Cappadocia: Your OMG Day
  • Day 5: Şirince: Flavours of Turkey
  • Day 6: Şirince: Ancient Ephesus
  • Day 7: Şirince: Village Walk to the Coast
  • Day 8: Bodrum: Ancient Sites and Turkish Countryside
  • Day 9: Bodrum: Castle and Coastline
  • Day 10: Dalyan: Along the Dalyan River
  • Day 11: Göcek: Hike to Rock Tombs
  • Day 12: Göcek: Your OMG Day
  • Day 13: Göcek: The Turquoise Coast
  • Day 14: Göcek
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (13 nts).
Meals
  • 13 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 5 dinners
    Note: Allow USD180-235 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, plane, boat, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Street Food Experience, Istanbul
  • Your OMG Day: Meskender Valley Hike or E-Bike Tour, Cappadocia
  • Your Local Living Moment: Zelve Village Dinner, Zelve
  • Your Foodie Moment: Gozleme Cooking Class, Zelve
  • Your Foodie Moment: Turkish Bagels Lunch, Akköy
  • Your Wellness Moment: Mud Baths, Dalyan
  • Your Local Living Moment: Minare Village Day Tour, Minare
  • Your OMG Day: Kayak or Hike Along the Lycian Way, Fethiye
  • Complimentary arrival and departure transfer
  • Evening orientation walk of Istanbul to the Old Square to see the Hagia Sofia and Blue Mosque lit up at night
  • Welcome dinner
  • Walking tour of Istanbul's old city with visits to the Hipodrome, Blue Mosque and Basilica Cistern
  • Visit the Kaymkli underground city
  • See the rock-carved churches at the Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Climb the stairs to the Uchisar Castle
  • Take a Turkish cooking class to learn how to prepare gözleme, a type of stuffed pastry
  • Orientation walk of Şirince
  • Explore the ancient city of Ephesus including St
  • John's Basilica and the House of the Virgin Mary
  • Visit the ancient sites of Priene, Miletos and Didyma
  • Tour Bodrum Castle and the ancient of Halikarnasos
  • Walk around the Bodrum windmills
  • Boat trip on the Dalyan River
  • Soak in the Dalyan mud baths
  • Explore Kauros historical site
  • Hike from Minare Village to the Pinara historical site
  • Full-day boat trip from Göcek with swimming, snorkelling and a barbecue lunch onboard
  • Hike to Cleopatra's Baths for a swim
  • Farewell dinner
  • All tips included for activities and meals, except for CEO and porterage
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Istanbul and from Fethiye 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 Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking the Turquoise Coast tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking the Turquoise Coast 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 19 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking the Turquoise Coast tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Walking the Turquoise Coast 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. 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.
  • 2. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Travel Style : The Geluxe Collection With perfectly paced itineraries, one-of-a-kind accommodations, and comfort at their very core, these premium active trips are adventure at its finest.
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