Istanbul - Canakkale - Kusadasi - Cokertme - Akbuk - Orak Island - Bodrum
Experience Istanbul, an exploration of Western Turkey in depth, enjoy a Blue Voyage along the Aegean Sea by traditional wooden Gullet, delve into deep blue waters, relish in warm sunny days and explore the world’s greatest civilizations. Be amazed as at tiny coves and islets lapping upon untouched cool emerald pine forests and serene olive groves. This a once in a lifetime tour of the very best Turkey has to offer.
Istanbul - Van - Dogubayazit - Kars - Erzurum - Hopa - Trabzon - Samsun - Bogazkoy - Cappadocia
Explore amazing Istanbul, experience an unforgettable tour of the medieval Armenian church on Akdamar Island in Lake Van. Enjoy a picnic by the lake, in an unspoiled expanse of natural wild scenery, magnificent castles, undiscovered Urartu civilisation the first empire by Hittites on Anatolian soil and the natural wonders of Cappadocia.
Istanbul - Troy - Pergamon - Izmir - Ephesus - Kusadasi - Aphrodisias - Hierapolis - Antalya - Perge - Aspendos
If you enjoy history as well as nature we will introduce you to majestic Istanbul, followed by a southward journey touching ancient cities along the Aegean Sea and finally travel to the Turkish Riviera in Antalya on the Mediterranean coast.
Adana - Antakya - Urfa - Adiyaman - Diyarbakir - Van - Dogu Beyazit - Kars - Erzurum - Hopa - Trabzon - Istanbul
Experience the daring and adventurous. This itinerary involves some rough and rugged living at times, so bring your sturdy walking shoes to encounter where the King Antiochus I of Commagene built his colossal funerary sanctuary, and dedicated the temple to himself, and marvel at the museum of Antioch with its superb collection of mosaics found in Antioch, Daphne and Seleucia Pieria.
You will gaze in awe at St Peter's Grotto a cave church the meeting place of the early Christians and the Greek Sumela Monastery built on a steep and rocky slope in the 6th century and abandoned in 1923.
Then we will take it easy on our last day of this adventurous tour of Eastern Turkey for a little last-minute shopping before overnighting in Istanbul.