Explore the Best of Turkey
Free charity donation of up to £30
Varied Meal Plan
PP Based on 1 person
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Best of Turkey - Plus
Part of our new Travel with Confidence Plus Collection, this trip features a smaller group size, private transportation, en-suite bathrooms, and a discounted rate for My Own Room. This trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to experience as much of Turkey’s stunning scenery and fascinating history as possible. Begin the journey at the WWI battlefield of Gallipoli, then leap into Greek myths and explore the remains of the legendary city of Troy before strolling along the streets of Ephesus. Don't miss the remarkable white cliff pools of Pamukkale before boarding a comfortable and convenient flight back to Istanbul. Return refreshed and ready to explore the city’s bazaars, mosques, and tea houses. * New Physical Distancing measures introduced to keep you safe *
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In the case of this holiday, the donation amount would be £28.45*. Once you’ve made the donation through our dedicated JustGiving website we will discount your holiday by £28.45*. We want to help you to book your dream holiday for a competitive price and help support UK charities. 💸
Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Rating: 2 – Average
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Arrive at any time. Tonight, you’ll meet your group and your Tour leader (CEO)
Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine. Continue to the harbour town of Çanakkale. Meals included: Breakfast.
Enjoy a guided visit of Troy before arriving at Ayvalik. Visit a women's handicraft shop, a G Adventures supported project. Opt to enjoy a half-day boat trip. Meals included: Breakfast.
Visit ancient Ephesus before continuing to Selçuk. Meals included: Breakfast.
Opt to visit St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey or the nearby picturesque village of Şirince.
Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis. Meals included: Breakfast
Hop on a morning flight to İstanbul. Take a guided orientation walk before free time to explore some highlights, including the Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace or Hagia Sophia (or Aya Sofya). Meals included: Breakfast
Depart at any time. Meals included: Breakfast
Your G for Good Moment: Çöp(m)adam Visit, Ayvalık
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Gallipoli battlefields entrance and guided visit
Troy entrance and guided visit
Ephesus entrance and visit
Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale entrance and guided walk
Istanbul city walking tour
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Hotels (7 nights).
Allow USD165-215 for meals not included.
Private air-conditioned van, plane, walking.
Staff & experts
CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)
Istanbul Backstreets Walk - From £59.00
Follow a guide through colourful spice markets, bustling bazaars, and squares nestled in the backstreets of Istanbul. Exploring these lesser known parts of Istanbul will give you a glimpse into the daily life of a local.
Dolmabahçe Palace Visit and Bosporus Cruise - From £74.00
Ever wonder what life was like for an Ottoman Sultan? Explore Dolambahçe Palace — Istanbul's most lavish residence and home to the leaders of the Ottoman administration from 1856-1923. Featuring interiors decorated by the designer of the Paris Opera, this is a site to be seen. Afterwards, board a boat for a relaxing and scenic cruise along the legendary Bosporus Strait.
Selçuk Cooking Class - From £15.00
Visit the nearby village of Selçuk and learn to cook a delicious traditional meal. Starting at the local market, you will learn about the fresh ingredients needed to create an appetizer, salad, main course, and dessert! After creating your meal (with potential vegetarian options), sit down and share with the rest of the class.
My Own Room - From £59.00 – Now 50% off!
If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.
To include any of these extras, including flights, and extending your stay at the beginning or end of your trip, call us on 020 3092 1288 or fill out an enquiry form to the right.
Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller). Call us for more information.
Price is based on 1 adult in shared accommodation with other trip members. Price does not include flights. Price is subject to availability and is not live.
Multiple dates are available, prices may differ.
Minimum 5% donation amount is required to receive maximum 5% discount.
*Donation amount is calculated after tax. The amount used in this example is a guide and final donation amount may differ.