GRAND ADVENTURE TOUR
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AT-GAT 

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DAY 01 Arival to Istanbul (Meal: None)
XX:XX Upon arrival in Istanbul, the city of two continents, you will be greeted by Adventure Tourism and transfered to hotel

DAY 02 Historical Istanbul Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:25 Your day will commence with a visit to the ancient ByzantineHippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine 
Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D. Just before lunch break, you will visit Caferaga Medressi. After lunch, you will visit the Topkapi Palace, residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Day tour will finish with the visit of Grand Bazaar. After the tour, you wil make your way back to hotel.


DAY 03 Bosphorus Cruise & Dolmabahce Palace Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:20 Meet your guide at hotel lobby for a short drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Soon after, you will visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque. Then we embark on theBosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After lunch break, day tour will continue with driving across the firstBosphorus Bridge & head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which offers 360° panoramic views of Istanbul overlooking the Sea of Marmara. Driving back to Europe over the Bosphorus Bridge, we visit Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans. 

DAY 04 Travel to Canakkale / Gallipoli Battlefileds Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
06:30 Early morning drive to the Gallipoli Peninsula along the Thracian coastline viewing the countryside and villages on the European soil of Turkey. Lunch en- route at Tekirdag. Arriving to the Battlefields and fully guided tour of Anzac Cove, Brighton Beach, Lone Pine, Chunuk Bair, The Nek, trenches, Simpson's Cemetery then across the Dardanelles Strait by ferryboat toCanakkale

DAY 05 Troy & Pergamum Tour / Travel to Kusadasi (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:00 After check-out you will visit Ancient Troy and see the current excavations, 9 layers of old cities, the Trojan Horse, and you will hear and see from your guides remaining of the Trojan War. Then the day will continue with a drive to Pergamum. After lunch start the tour of Pergamum with the Acropolis, the Steepest Theater of the ancient world, Temple of Trojan, the library, Asclepion, the ancient medical center, the oldest known hospital in the world. At the conclusion of your day of sightseeing, you will be driven to the hotel for your stay in Kusadasi

DAY 06 Ephesus Ancient City Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
09:00 After breakfast you will proceed to the Ancient City ofEphesus, the best preserved Greco-Roman City in the world. Here you will see the Agora, Odeon, Curetes Street, Celsius Library, famous Roman Baths, the Grand Theatre & Marble Street. Then you will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. After lunch break at local restaurant, day tour will proceed with a visit to the House of Virgin Mary & EphesusArchaeological Museum. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel & evening at leisure.

DAY 07 Aphrodisias & Pamukkale Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
08:30 Early this morning checkout and you will be driven toAphrodisias, named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of Love. Here you will see the Temple of Aphrodite, the monumental Tetra Pylon Gateway, the ancient Gladiator Stadium and the Archaeological Museum. After lunch break, we will continue to Hierapolis meaning "sacred city’’, famous for its hot springs. The large necropolis of Hierapolis is filled with sarcophagi. Next to the ruins of Hierapolis, you will visit Pamukkale meaning ‘’Cotton Castle’’. After some relaxation time in the calcium pools famous for the healing properties, you will be driven to your hotel inPamukkale, also famous with hot spring pool. After the tour, you will be dropped at your hotel in Pamukkale. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

DAY 08 Travel to Marmaris / Blue Cruise (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)
10:00 After breakfast & check-out, you will be driven to Marmaris with private vehicle, which will take 4hrs. Embarkation starts at 15:30 and dinner will be served onboard and spend our fist night in Marmaris Harbour.

DAY 09 Blue Cruise from Marmaris to Ekincik (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After your breakfast, you will be informed about the cruise itinerary and the boat. The cruise will move towards Ekincik Gulf where you will join the Dalyan Tour. You will be taken from your yacht by a small boat called “piyade”, and arrive at Caretta-Caretta (turtle) Beach for a swimming break. Then you will enjoy the natural beauty of the delta as you cruise along the river and view the ancient Rock Tombs. Finally arrive at mud baths to relax and be rejuvenated. A fishing village called Dalyan will be our final destination before you return to gulet. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the Gulf of Ekincik.

DAY 10 Blue Cruise from Ekincik to Tersane Island (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Because of the wavy seas of Disibilmez and Kurtoglu that we have to cross, we will cruise earlier than the other days and reach the world-famous Fethiye Gulf. We will anchor at Adal? Bay for breakfast. For lunch and a swimming break, we will go to Manastir (Monastery) Bay. This place is known as Cleopatra Bay or Sunken Bath Bay due to the beautiful underwater ruins of an old bath. We will anchor at Tersane Island for dinner and an overnight stay. This naturally protected harbour was used as the shipyard in Byzantine and Ottoman times.

DAY 11 Blue Cruise from Tersane Island to Fethiye (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, we will cruise to Kizil Island for lunch and a swimming break. On the fourth day of our cruise, we will arrive inFethiye Harbour around 16:00 p.m. After disembarkation, you will be transfered to your hotel in Fethiye with your evening at leisure.

DAY 12 Day at Leisure in Fethiye (Meal: Breakfast)
Day at leisure to swim, catch some sun, relax at Oludeniz beach or head into town for some great cafe's, bars and shopping.

DAY 13 Travel to Antalya / Free Afternoon (Meals: Breakfast, Dinner)
10:00 After breakfast & check-out, you will be driven to Antalyawith private vehicle, which will trake around 3hrs. After check-in to your hotel, afternoon will be at leisure to explore the Old Town and the ancient harbour of Antalya. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

DAY 14 Mediterranean Jewels Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
08:30 Your guided tour today starts with a visit to Perge Ancient City, which once was one of the most important cities along the Mediterranean coast. From here you will visit the world famous ancient Greco - Roman Amphitheater Aspendos, which is the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break followed by a visit to Side, an ancient site with attractions including Agora, the Gymnasium, the Apollo Temple and the ancient harbour. After the tour you will be driven to your hotel in the Old Town, leaving you free to enjoy beautiful ancient harbour.

DAY 15 Drive to Cappadocia via Konya (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:00 After breakfast & checkout, we will drive to Konya, the capital of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th century and home of theMevlana Museum is also known for its theological school of whirling dervishes. After the sightseeing tour of Konya, we will proceed toCappadocia with early evening arrival. Tonight will offer you the unique opportunity to sleep in a traditional Cappadocian cave hotel. 

DAY 16 North Cappadocia Region Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
In the morning section of the tour, you will visit Three Beauties,Devrent Valley, Pasabag Valley, Avanos Village & Old Streets, Kizilirmak River, and join a Discovery Series “Art of Pottery in Asia Minor” event. After lunch break at local restaurant, you will join for a trekking at Red Valley which will take around 1hr and day tour will conclude with the visits of Cavusin & Goreme Open Air Museum. Tonight will offer you the wonderful opportunity to sleep in a traditional Cappadocian cave hotel.

DAY 17 South Cappadocia Region Tour / Flight to Istanbul (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
On your second day in Cappadocia region, you will visit Mustafa Pasa Village, Kaymakli Underground City, Ortahisar Castle & Village, Piegon Valley, Uchisar Castle (no interior visit) & Esentepe View Point. Lunch will be served at local restaurant at Ortahisar Village. On this days Discovery Series you will join “Art of Turkish Carpets” event at the end of the tour. 
18:00 After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri Airport
19:30 Departure on domestic flight to Istanbul
21:00 On your arrival to Istanbul, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

DAY 18 Day at Leisure in Istanbul (Meal: Breakfast)

DAY 19 Day at Leisure in Istanbul (Meal: Breakfast)

DAY 20 Istanbul / Departure (Meal: Breakfast)
          After checked-out from your hotel (12:00), we will arrange for the transfer to Istanbul Airport 
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