Flying Discovery Tour

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-99 yrs
  • max group size 20
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-44369
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • UNESCO Heritage site
  • St. Sophia Museum
  • Blue Mosque
  • Istanbul
The "Flying Discovery Tour" starts from and ends in Istanbul. It is a city sightseeing trip that takes 19 days taking you through Pergamon, Fethiye, Kusadasi and 11 other destinations in Turkey. "Flying Discovery Tour" is a guided group that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This 19 day tour, starts and ends in Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Day 1: Istanbul
  • Day 2: Istanbul Old City
  • Day 3: Gallipoli Battlefields
  • Day 4: Troy, Acropolis of Pergamon, Kusadasi
  • Day 5: Ephesus, Sirince, Kusadasi
  • Day 6: Aphrodisias, Pamukkale
  • Day 7: Hierapolis, Salda Lake
  • Day 8: Fethiye
  • Day 9: Kayakoy, Antalya
  • Day 10: Perge, Aspendos
  • Day 11: Konya, Silk Road, Sille
  • Day 12: Cappadocia, Sultanhani Caravansary, Underground City
  • Day 13: Goreme open-air museum
  • Day 14: Cappadocia, Van
  • Day 15: Van, Akdamar Island
  • Day 16: Van, Dogubayazit, Ararat, Kars
  • Day 17: Kars, Ani
  • Day 18: Kars, Istanbul
  • Day 19: Istanbul
  • 3 Overnight Istanbul at Point Hotel Taksim (Boutique)
  • 1 Overnight Çanakkale at Hilton Double Tree Canakkale (5 star)
  • 2 Overnight Kuşadası at Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (Boutique)
  • 1 Overnight Pamukkale at Adem Pira Hotel (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Fethiye at Marina Boutique Hotel (Boutique)
  • 2 Overnight Antalya at RuinAdalia Hotel (Boutique)
  • 1 Overnight Konya at Novotel Konya (4 star)
  • 2 Overnight Cappadocia at Gamirasu Hotel (Boutique Cave)
  • 2 Overnight Van at Van Life Hotel (Boutique)
  • 2 Overnight Kars at Kars Beylerbeyi Palace (Boutique)
  • 18 breakfast and 7 dinner
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Domestic flight between Ankara and Van and transfers
  • Domestic flight between Kars and Istanbul and transfers
  • Tips except Driver and Guide
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Bosphorus Cruise
  • Wine Tasting
  • Cooking Course
  • Entrance fees
  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - Driver and Guide
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance
    • Any international flights 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 Flying Discovery Tour tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads
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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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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Flying Discovery Tour tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 44 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 03 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 03 August 2024, a deposit of 250 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 44 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Flying Discovery Tour 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.


For this Flying Discovery Tour 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.

1. Group Size : Minimum Group Size of 2. Maximum Group Size of 20.
2. Age : Minimum Age of 8. Whilst there is no Maximum Age set it is assumed the customer is fit enough to take part in the activity or tour. Health documents may be requested.
3. Single travellers are obliged to pay Single Supplement and will have the hotel room to themselves.
4. From 2024 onwards this tour will also include a visit to the new, award winning, Troy Museum while we are at Troy
5. The 2025 itinerary will visit the ancient site at Bergama / Pergamon by cable car
6. We require a copy/image of your passport in order to book flights. You will need to have your passport handy at check-in for any domestic flights. Domestic flight times may vary due to various circumstances.
7. The flight from Kars to Istanbul arrives into Istanbul at 13:45
8. The flight from Ankara to Van arrives into Van at 17:15
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Our 16 seater minivan will only carry a maximum of 8 people to adhere to distancing protocols against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and during transportation.
  • All passengers are required to have a negative PCR test, taken no more than 48 hours prior to departure.
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.

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