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Turkey: 2014 Turkey tour - shorter itineraries

Tour A: Ancient Civilizations of Turkey
May 17 - Jun 1 (16 days)
Safranbolu, Ankara, Troy, Ephesus and gulet cruise

Overnight Meals
Istanbul D Day 1  Arrival in Istanbul- Transfer to hotel and free time. Welcome dinner
Istanbul BL Day 2 Istanbul- Full day Istanbul tour including Blue mosque, St Sophia, Topkapı Palace, Basilica Cistern and Grand Bazaar. lunch in local restaurant.
Safranbolu BLD Day 3  After Breakfast visit the Spice market and then take a boat tour on Bosporus. Depart for Safranbolu.
Safranbolu BLD Day 4  After breakfast explore the charming old village of Safranbolu famous with wooden houses.
Ankara BLD Day 5 Depart Safranbolu to visit Turkey's capital, Ankara. Sightseeing in Ankara including a visit to the Anatolian civilization museum.
Bursa BLD Day 6  Gordion and Bursa- Visit King Midas Tomb in Gordion and head to green Bursa which was old capital of Ottoman Empire. Visit Grand mosque, Koza Han (silk market), Green Tomb and Mosque.
Assos BLD Day 7 Visit ancient Troy and the Gallipoli battlefield.
Kusadasi BLD Day 8 Explore the Acropolis of Pergamum, then proceed Izmir to Kusadasi.
Kusadasi BLD Day 9 Visit the remains of Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 wonders of the world, the ancient Greek and Roman city of Ephesus, and the archaeological Museum. Then visit the Cetin Doll Museum and the hillside village of Sirince.
Kusadasi BLD Day 10  After breakfast tour  ancient Priene which was a base for Alexander the Great on his campaigns, then explore the Apollo temple in Didyma.
Pamukkale BLD Day 11  Tour Aphrodisias, a beautiful and well preserved Greek city, then on to the ancient necropolis of  Heirapolis. Time to relax in the thermal pools of Pamukkale
aboard gulet BLD Day 12  Proceed to Fethiye where we embark our  boat.
aboard gulet BLD Day 13  on boat- explore ancient sites
aboard gulet BLD Day 14 on boat -
Istanbul BL Day 15 Disembark the boat, fly back to Istanbul
Istanbul B Day 16 Transfer to airport for flight home

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