We take a look at the history and commemoration of this important day.
Explore ancient ruins with a local expert guide, visit rural villages and taste local wine, walk through the surreal fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, balance the traditions of East-meets-West
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When it comes to the most desired locales to visit, Turkey tends to fly under the radar. We can't imagine why. Throughout 9 days of Turkey's best highlights, we'll visit Aya Sofya in Istanbul, the Göreme Open Air Museum, and World War I sites in Gallipoli. We'll also take a jaunt to the ancient Roman town of Ephesus and tour the ancient city of Troy. Of course, no trip to this vibrant country would be complete without wine tastings and delicious meals sampling native cuisine. Throw in comfortable accommodations, private transfers and quick flights, and you'll want to return to Turkey again and again.
Cappadocia is captivating from the ground, but that’s just the half of it. See the seemingly hand-painted landscapes of Cappadocia as they deserve to be seen, from the air aboard a hot air balloon. Take to the skies in one of the most favoured places in the world to experience a hot air balloon ride.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Enjoy a walking tour of Istanbul, including the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, and Aya Sofya. The afternoon is at your leisure.
Flight to the capital city, Ankara. Tour the Museum of Anatolian Civilization, Ataturk’s Mausoleum, and the Roman Quarter.
Excursion to the Göreme Open Air Museum, a complex of medieval cave churches. After, continue to Avanos for a visit, then enjoy a walk in one of the valleys. The evening is free for dinner with the option to enjoy a Turkish folk night - a multi-course meal followed by local entertainment.
Flight to Selçuk and take a walking tour, including the remains of the Temple of Artemis, Isa Bey Mosque, and St John's Basilica.
Visit the ancient Roman town of Ephesus and the Ephesus Museum. Enjoy wine tasting in Sirence village.
Travel to the ancient ruins of Troy and enjoy a guided tour. Overnight in the waterfront town of Canakkale.
Take an excursion to Gallipoli, including visits to ANZAC cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine. Continue to Istanbul for the night.
Depart at any time.
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