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Ancient amphitheater in Ephesus

Classic Turkey: Istanbul, Cappadocia & Ephesus

11 days from CAD9,995pp

Ancient amphitheater in Ephesus
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Tour highlights

  • Explore Istanbul's highlights, such as the Blue Mosque and Spice Market.

  • Fly high above Cappadocia on a sunrise hot air balloon ride.

  • Enjoy time to explore the characterful Alaçati.

  • Marvel at the ruins of Ephesus.

Price includes:

  • Domestic flights in destination
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodations
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport, you'll be met by your local driver and driven to your centrally located hotel.

  • Embark on a full-day city tour with your guide today, visiting highlights such as the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar.

  • Today, you'll go on a food-oriented tour of Istanbul, starting on the European side before crossing the Bosphorus River into Asia. Taste local delicacies, from delicious dürüm (kebab) to the best baklava in the city.

  • Meet your driver and transfer to Istanbul Airport, where you’ll take the short flight to Cappadocia. On arrival, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. This evening, meet your guide and embark on a walking tour of the Göreme Open Air Museum.

  • This morning, you will view the unique landscape of Cappadocia from above on a hot air balloon ride. The day is yours at leisure to explore the area or relax in the hotel pool or spa.

  • Today you'll take part in a family cooking experience in a local home. After you’ve finished cooking you’ll sit down and enjoy your finished meal.

  • Today you’ll be collected from your hotel by your private driver and transferred to the airport for your flight from Cappadocia to Izmir via Istanbul. Upon arrival, you’ll be met by your private driver and transferred to Şirince.

  • Drive onto Alaçati today, stopping on the way to visit the ancient city of Ephesus and Ephesus Museum for a visit with a museum lecturer.

  • Visit Urla Vineyard for a guided tour of the winery, learning about the wine making process here before sitting down and tasting some of the wines that are produced here.

  • The day is at your leisure to explore at your own pace. Wandering the streets of Alaçati is a pleasant way to spend your time enjoying the cafés, boutique shops, and chaotic antique stores dotted about town.

  • Drive to Izmir today, to catch your return flight home.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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