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Ephesus Trips & Tours

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Spectacular Greece with Island Cruise tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

4.9 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 273 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Greece, Turkey, Athens, Crete, Delphi, Ephesus, Heraklion, Mycenae, Mykonos, Parthenon, Piraeus, Rhodes, Santorini
From
$ 2,999

Highlights

  • Experience 4-night Greek Island Cruise
  • Visit Mykonos, Ephesus and Santorini
  • House of Virgin Mary (Ephesus)
  • Visit Patmos, Crete and Oia Village
  • Explore Olympia, Mycenae and Rhodes
  • Discover Parthenon (Athens) and Acropolis (Athens)
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Best of Turkey Summer 2018

50 plus, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 145 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Ankara, Antalya, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Izmir
From
$ 2,025

Highlights

  • City tour in Istanbul
  • View the Wooden Horse at Troy
  • Visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Anzac Cove and the poignant War Cemeteries at Gallipoli, the ruins of the ancient city at Troy, the Asclepion Medical Centre at Pergamon, the Virgin Mary's House at Ephesus, the ruins of the Roman health spa at Hierapolis, the Cotton Castle Springs in Pamukkale, the Archaeological Museum in Antalya, the Roman cities at Perge and Aspendos, the home of the Whirling Dervishes at Konya, a caravansary on the Ancient Silk Road, the underground city of Saratli, Göreme Open Air Museum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation at Ankara
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Turkey Explored

Cultural

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4.3 | Great | 31 Reviews
12 Days
$ 108 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Turkey, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Sofia, Topkapi Palace , Troy, Acropolis
From
$ 1,299

Highlights

  • Walking tour of Istanbul
  • Visit Saklikent Gorge
  • Visit Pergamon
  • Visit the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
  • Visit the ruins at Hierapolis-Pamukkale
  • Gallipoli visit including Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair and ANZAC Cove
  • Visit Gordion, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Walking tour of Istanbul
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Gordion
  • Gallipoli visit including Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair & ANZAC Cove
  • Visit Saklikent Gorge
  • Visit Pamukkale & Hierapolis ruins
  • Visit Pergamon
  • Visit the ancient Greek city of Ephesus
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Highlights of Turkey Summer 2018

50 plus, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 172 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Ephesus, Istanbul, Izmir, Troy
From
$ 1,375

Highlights

  • City tour in Istanbul
  • See Anzac Cove and the poignant War Cemeteries at Gallipoli
  • Visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Basilica, Blue Mosque, Byzantine Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Wooden Horse at Troy, the Asclepion Medical Centre at Pergamon, the ancient city of Ephesus, the Virgin Mary's House at Ephesus, the Cotton Castle springs at Pamukkale, the ruins of the Roman health spa at Hierapolis, the old silk market and the Grand Mosque in Bursa
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Steps of St Paul summer 2018 - CostSaver

50 plus, Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 245 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Greece, Acropolis, Athens, Corinth, Delphi, Ephesus, Thessaloniki
From
$ 2,944

Highlights

  • Athens
  • Corinth
  • Delphi
  • Ephesus
  • Kavala
  • Meteora
  • Mykonos
  • Patmos
  • Santorini
  • Thessaloniki
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The Road to Troy

Cultural

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4.3 | Great | 31 Reviews
6 Days
$ 161 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Turkey, Ephesus, Istanbul, Troy
From
$ 968

Highlights

  • ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli
  • Entry to the ancient Greek city of Ephesus & Pergamon Acropolis
  • Farewell dinner in Istanbul
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Highlights of Turkey tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 93 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Turkey, Ephesus, Istanbul, Antalya, Cappadocia
From
$ 1,395

Highlights

  • Ancient history and monuments of the Ottoman Empire
  • Visit the Roman city of Ephesus
  • Optional balloon ride over Cappadocia
  • Limestone cascades and thermal springs at Pamukkale
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Absolute Turkey: Winter tour

Cultural, Transformative

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 113 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Antalya, Çanakkale, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Troy, Ankara, Acropolis
From
$ 1,699

Highlights

  • Discover historic cities and explore the ancient ruins of ephesus
  • Marvel at the extraordinary scenery of cappadocia
  • Enjoy dinner in a local family home
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Ancient Ruins of Turkey - Limited Edition

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
14 Days
$ 156 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Turkey, Ankara, Antalya, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Izmir
From
$ 2,180

Highlights

  • The history of this region is etched in stone – see it with the 5,000 year old kultupe kiln tablets, considered the earliest written documentation of life in central anatolia
  • Board a cable car to climb to the top of the magnificent mountain acropolis of pergamon, home to one of the ancient world’s most stunning theatres
  • In adiyaman taste menengic, often referred to as kurdish coffee a popular drink of the region
  • The cappadocia region is overflowing with both natural and manufactured wonders, from volcanic rock formations to the sobesos excavation site – location of roman baths, agora and mosaics
  • Hike through the little-visited but very picturesque sognali valley in cappadocia. explore rock-hewn churches and cast your eye over of the intricate frescos of ancient sanctuaries like the yilanli kilise church of the serpent
  • Originally carried by the nomadic mongols as dry food across the steppes and into anatolia, manti is a favourite throughout the kitchens of turkey. get your chance to enjoy the traditional dish of manti in kayseri
  • Discover the mediterranean and pamphylia regions of anatolia, travelling out to the ancient greco-roman city of aspendos, know for a beautifully intact roman theatre that’s perhaps the best preserved in the world
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Treasures of Turkey

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
15 Days
$ 111 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Antalya, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul
From
$ 1,660

Highlights

  • Cut through the chaos of istanbul with a local guide who can show you things you would never find on your own
  • Feast your eyes on the best of turkey's other-wordly sights, from the 'cotton castle' of pamukkale to the psychedelic rockscapes of cappadocia
  • The ancient art of felt-making is revealed by a craftswoman from ikonium studio, one of the two working galleries of unesco-honoured turkish felt master mehmet girgic.
  • Spend  2 -nights in selcuk / ephesus in a rustic boutique hotel; a series of old konaks (ottoman residences) lovingly restored in a unique and authentic style your feature stay
  • Enter the world of ephesus, possibly the greatest greco-roman site on the planet
  • A local fisherman and his wife will guide you around the hidden coves around kekova island, away from the crowds. take time out on the boat to enjoy a local lunch of greens, zucchini fritters and a cool glass of local beer.
  • Take the opportunity for an invigorating turkish bath. nothing in the west quite compares to this refreshing and healing ancient ritual
  • Be invited into the nuray abla's kitchen, tucked away in the backstreets of goreme - she'll offer you a homecooked meal straight from the potbelly stove.
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Glimpse of Turkey

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
9 Days
$ 114 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Antalya, Çanakkale, Troy
From
$ 1,025

Highlights

  • Cut through the dizzying array of cuisine options in istanbul with a guide who knows the best places to eat
  • Walk in the heated thermal waters of pamukkale. these cotton-coloured calcium pools cascade down the cliffs overlooking the town of pamukkale and are said to have remarkable healing powers
  • Step back in time at ephesus, where the greco-roman world still feels very much alive. this is one of the best preserved classical cities in all of europe and yet to be completely excavated
  • Spend some time reflecting on battles fought and lives lost in gallipoli. this peaceful place has seen many atrocities due to its significant role in ww1
  • Glimpse turkey from a different perspective as a local fisherman and his wife will guide you around the hidden coves around kekova island, away from the crowds. take a dip in the crystal clear waters, visit the settlement of ucagiz and return to kas for the evening
  • Take a visit to a turkish barber, an immersive local experience that isn't easily forgotten
  • Stay 2 nights in our feature stay property in selcuk / ephesus a rustic boutique style property; a series of konaks (ottoman residences) lovingly restored in an unique and authentic style
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Totally Turkey tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise, Local Immersion & Homestays, Sailing

4.7 | Excellent | 8 Reviews
11 Days
$ 54 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Troy, Antalya, Blue Lagoon, Ephesus, Istanbul
From
$ 655

Highlights

  • Get to know istanbul from the inside as you get (deliberately) lost in the maze of bustling backstreets with a local leader
  • We’ve got the cure for whatever ails ya; the hot springs at pamukkale, pure white calcium travertines that cascade down the cliffs overlooking the town, are said to have magical healing properties
  • Thought all the best roman ruins were in italy? think again! turkey is home to one of the best preserved classical cities in all of europe. discover ephesus just like anthony and cleopatra did 2,000 years ago
  • While paying your respects, you can’t but be moved by the battles fought and lives lost at the now peaceful scene of the gallipoli coast
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Classical Turkey & the Greek Islands

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
19 Days
$ 339 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Greece, Turkey, Athens, Cappadocia, Crete, Delos, Ephesus, Istanbul, Mykonos, Santorini, Antalya, Çanakkale, Troy
From
$ 6,450

Highlights

  • Stroll the kaleci (old city) of antalya the jewel in the mediterranean crown
  • Enjoy local cuisine of zucchini fritters and green beans with a chilled glass of beer or wine and sail over a sunken city on your mediterranean boat tour
  • Step back in time at ephesus, where the greco-roman world still feels very much alive. this is one of the best preserved classical cities in all of europe and yet to be completely excavated
  • Spend two nights in your feature stay hotel in turkey a rustic boutique hotel a series of old ottoman residences renovated in an authentic and unique style
  • Spend some time reflecting on battles fought and lives lost in gallipoli. this peaceful place has seen many atrocities due to its significant role in ww1
  • Step back in time as you explore vamos, a 12th-century hill village steeped in tradition and medieval history
  • Enjoy a sunset picnic overlooking the caldera away from the crowds. indulge in local cheese, ham and bread, all complimented by a local grape variety and a world-class view.
  • Take part in an athenian feast in the pulsing psiri neighbourhood in greece's capital
  • Enjoy three nights of excellent cretan hospitality at the halepa hotel in chania. this gorgeous neoclassical building was used as the british embassy in the 1800s
  • Take guided hikes through some of greece most staggering landscapes, such as santorini's famed caldera
  • Stopover at a local tavern in the village of vamos and enjoy a typical greek moment with meze, a meal shared around the table, done for centuries by the locals. clink glasses with the locals and wash it all down with the traditional local white spirit raki.
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Ephesus Experience - Independent

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
3 Days
$ 143 per day
Type: Self-guided / Independent Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Ephesus
From
$ 430

Highlights

  • Be guided through the thousands of years of history hidden within the staggering structures of ephesus – some of the world’s best greco-roman ruins are found in the celsius library façade and the great theatre
  • Discover the colourful history of one of the seven wonders of the ancient wonders at the ruins of the temple of artemis
  • Experience a different pace of turkish life in selcuk; soak up the relaxed, easy-going atmosphere and uncover the still thriving traditional culture
  • Taste turkey in the picturesque mountain village of Şirince while sampling its local wine and fruit
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Wonders of Turkey (Winter 2018-19)

50 plus

4.8 | Excellent | 6 Reviews
12 Days
$ 148 per day
 
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Visits: Turkey, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul
From
$ 1,775

Highlights

  • Troy: View the huge reconstructed Trojan Horse. Selçuk: Visit the Archaeological museum housing many of the artifacts from Ephesus. Konya: See the Karatay Medrese and Ince Minaret. Anatolia: Visit a well preserved Seljuk Caravanserai. Cappadocia: Visit a Turkish Carpet centre. Avanos: Learn about pottery making. Istanbul: Visit the Hippodrome, see the Bosphorous and the Golden Horn
  • Then you are given a complete guide on how to haggle in the Grand Bazaar. Scenic Drives: Sea of Marmara, Peninusula of Gelibolu, Maeander River Valley, Urgup
  • Istanbul: Toast the culmination of your travels with a lively Celebration Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Cappadocia: After dinner, enjoy a spectacular Sema performance of Whirling Dervishes at a 13th century Seljuk Caravanserai.
  • Dining Summary:: 10 Breakfasts (BB), 6 Dinners (D) and 3 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.
  • Istanbul: Visit the Blue Mosque and explore Hagia Sophia. With your Local Expert, gain an insight into the lives of the Ottoman Sultans during a private tour of the fabulous Topkapi Palace. Later, enjoy a relaxing cruise past Ottoman palaces, old mansions and fortresses.
  • Gallipoli: Pay your respects at Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery.
  • Konya: Accompanied by your Local Expert, visit the beautiful Mevlana Tekke museum for an insight into the mystic Whirling Dervishes.
  • Cappadocia: A Cappadocian local who has lived in the city for decades, invites you into their home. Take the opportunity to learn more about their life.
  • Göreme: With your Local Expert, explore the underground cities, rock-cut churches, fairy-tale chimneys and the Pasabag Valley.
  • Canakkale: The modern Kolin Hotel is located near the city centre and is right on the shores of the Dardanelles Straits. Facilities include a fitness center, Turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzis and pools.
  • Izmir: The Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir is centrally located, offering spacious, comfortable rooms and luxury facilities.
  • Kusadasi: Enjoy stunning views of the Aegean Sea from the Charisma De Luxe Hotel. Facilities include a Turkish bath, sauna, indoor pool, fitness suite and massage center.
  • Cappadocia: At the Alfina Hotel Cappadocia, experience troglodyte life in a cave room with all the amenities of modern accommodation.
  • Dardanelles: Enjoy a short voyage between continents from Europe to Asia.
  • Gallipoli: Pay your respects at Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery.
  • Pergamon: Led by your Local Expert, visit Asklepion, one of the most famous shrines and therapeutic centres of the ancient world.
  • Troy: Visit this ancient sight fables to have been destroyed over love.
  • Ephesus: Discover one of the world’s finest ancient sites. Led by your Local Expert, walk the Arcadian Way, see the Library of Celsus and Amphitheatre and visit the House of the Virgin Mary.
  • Pamukkale: See the cascading Cotton Castle of milky white travertine pools and the ancient ruin of Hierapolis.
  • Ankara: Discover the mysterious Hittite civilisation and visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk.
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Wonders of Turkey (Summer 2018)

50 plus

4.8 | Excellent | 6 Reviews
12 Days
$ 158 per day
 
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Visits: Turkey, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul
From
$ 1,895

Highlights

  • Troy: View the huge reconstructed Trojan Horse. Selçuk: Visit the Archaeological museum housing many of the artifacts from Ephesus. Konya: See the Karatay Medrese and Ince Minaret. Anatolia: Visit a well preserved Seljuk Caravanserai. Cappadocia: Visit a Turkish Carpet centre. Avanos: Learn about pottery making. Istanbul: Visit the Hippodrome, see the Bosphorous and the Golden Horn
  • Then you are given a complete guide on how to haggle in the Grand Bazaar. Scenic Drives: Sea of Marmara, Peninusula of Gelibolu, Maeander River Valley, Urgup
  • Istanbul: Toast the culmination of your travels with a lively Celebration Dinner at a local restaurant.
  • Cappadocia: After dinner, enjoy a spectacular Sema performance of Whirling Dervishes at a 13th century Seljuk Caravanserai.
  • Dining Summary:: 10 Breakfasts (BB), 6 Dinners (D) and 3 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.
  • Istanbul: Visit the Blue Mosque and explore Hagia Sophia. With your Local Expert, gain an insight into the lives of the Ottoman Sultans during a private tour of the fabulous Topkapi Palace. Later, enjoy a relaxing cruise past Ottoman palaces, old mansions and fortresses.
  • Gallipoli: Pay your respects at Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery.
  • Konya: Accompanied by your Local Expert, visit the beautiful Mevlana Tekke museum for an insight into the mystic Whirling Dervishes.
  • Cappadocia: A Cappadocian local who has lived in the city for decades, invites you into their home. Take the opportunity to learn more about their life.
  • Göreme: With your Local Expert, explore the underground cities, rock-cut churches, fairy-tale chimneys and the Pasabag Valley.
  • Canakkale: The modern Kolin Hotel is located near the city centre and is right on the shores of the Dardanelles Straits. Facilities include a fitness center, Turkish bath, sauna, jacuzzis and pools.
  • Izmir: The Swissotel Buyuk Efes, Izmir is centrally located, offering spacious, comfortable rooms and luxury facilities.
  • Kusadasi: Enjoy stunning views of the Aegean Sea from the Charisma De Luxe Hotel. Facilities include a Turkish bath, sauna, indoor pool, fitness suite and massage center.
  • Cappadocia: At the Alfina Hotel Cappadocia, experience troglodyte life in a cave room with all the amenities of modern accommodation.
  • Dardanelles: Enjoy a short voyage between continents from Europe to Asia.
  • Gallipoli: Pay your respects at Anzac Cove and Lone Pine Cemetery.
  • Pergamon: Led by your Local Expert, visit Asklepion, one of the most famous shrines and therapeutic centres of the ancient world.
  • Troy: Visit this ancient sight fables to have been destroyed over love.
  • Ephesus: Discover one of the world’s finest ancient sites. Led by your Local Expert, walk the Arcadian Way, see the Library of Celsus and Amphitheatre and visit the House of the Virgin Mary.
  • Pamukkale: See the cascading Cotton Castle of milky white travertine pools and the ancient ruin of Hierapolis.
  • Ankara: Discover the mysterious Hittite civilisation and visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk.
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The Best of Turkey tour

50 plus, Cultural

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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 181 per day
 
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Turkey, Ephesus, Istanbul, Pergamum
From
$ 1,449

Highlights

  • ISTANBUL
    Welcome dinner a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing
  • including visits to Topkapi Palace
  • Blue Mosque
  • Roman Hippodrome
  • Hagia Sophia
  • visit the Underground Cistern
  • Gr Bazaar
  • [LF] private cruise on the Bosporus with tea Turkish Delight cy

    ANZAC
    Pay tribute to the fallen war heroes at the cemetery

    DARDANELLES
    Ferry crossing of the Straits

    TROY
    Guided visit of the archaeological site

    PERGAMUM
    Guided visit of the Pergamum Museum Asclepion

    EPHESUS
    Guided visit of the archaeological site museum; group picture

    SULTAN’S VILLAGE
    [LF] Learn about the traditional Turkish weaving art taste local specialties during lunch

    PAMUKKALE
    Guided visit of the Hierapolis

    BURSA
    Guided sightseeing including a visit to the Great Mosque

    IZNIK
    Visit St. Sophia Church the archaeological museum

    Headsets throughout the tour
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Classical Greece with Iconic Aegean 3-Night Cruise

50 plus, Cultural

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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 245 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Greece, Turkey, Athens, Corinth, Crete, Delphi, Ephesus, Epidaurus, Heraklion, Mycenae, Mykonos, Olympia, Piraeus, Santorini
From
$ 2,941

Highlights

  • Athens : Welcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis
  • Corinth : Guided visit
  • Mycenae : Guided visit of the excavations and museum
  • Epidaurus : Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theater
  • Olympia : Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer
  • Delphi : Guided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of Ouzo
  • Meteora area : Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries
  • Thermopylae : Guided visit
  • Cruising : Three-night cruise to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Crete, SantoriniCruise Details
  • Ephesus: Visit the excavations
  • Patmos: See the Grotto of the Apocalypse
  • Knossos: Visit the center of the 3000 BC Minoan civilization
  • You've seen photos of the ancient Acropolis, dating back to the 5th century BC—now’s your chance to see it in person
  • You've watched the Olympics on TV—now’s your chance to walk among the ruins in Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC
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Classical Greece with Iconic Aegean 4-Night Cruise

50 plus, Cultural

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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 253 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Greece, Turkey, Athens, Corinth, Crete, Delphi, Ephesus, Epidaurus, Heraklion, Mycenae, Mykonos, Olympia, Piraeus, Rhodes, Santorini
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$ 3,283

Highlights

  • Athens : Welcome drink; guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis
  • Corinth : Guided visit
  • Mycenae : Guided visit of the excavations and museum
  • Epidaurus : Guided visit of the 2,300-year-old open-air theater
  • Olympia : Guided visit of the archaeological site and the museum; learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer
  • Delphi : Guided visit of the excavations, visit the Archaeological Museum; learn to dance the sirtaki and have a glass of Ouzo
  • Meteora area : Guided visit of the Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries
  • Thermopylae : Guided visit
  • Cruising : Four-night cruise to Mykonos, Kusadasi (Turkey), Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, SantoriniCruise Details
  • Ephesus: Visit the excavations
  • Rhodes: See the Temple of Athena in Lindos
  • Knossos: Visit the center of the 3000 BC Minoan civilization
  • Ancient ruins, stunning scenery, lots of sunshine, marvelous beaches, the Greek Islands, the crystal-clear Aegean Sea, and sumptuous cuisine…this is Greece!History comes alive on your guided tour of Greece's ancient sites
  • Visit the Acropolis, dating back to the 5th century BC; Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC; the 8th-century BC site of ancient Corinth; the ruins in Mycenae, dating from 1,350 to 1,200 BC; the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theater in Epidaurus; Thermopylae, where the battle between the Greeks and Persians took place in 480 BC; Delphi, where you’ll hear about the Oracle
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8 Days
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Turkey, Blue Mosque, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul, Izmir, Topkapi Palace
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Highlights

  • Discover the Blue Mosque and elegant Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
  • Search for carpets, clothing, jewelry and other treasures at Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar
  • Browse the specialty food stores of the historic Kadikoy Market, then dine in the renowned Ciya restaurant
  • Explore the cave churches of Goreme National Park and the subterranean city of Kaymakli
  • Visit the little hilltop Ottoman town of Sirince to experience the charm of rural turkish life
  • Immerse yourself in the past in the fascinating Greco-Roman ruins of Ephesus
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