Turkey Private Tours by Archaeologist Aykut Altınışık
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Testimonial:
Aykut Altınışık is a walking encyclopedia. With a university degree in archaeology, his knowledge of history,   places, and the people who lived in ancient times is absolutely the best. In addition, Aykut has a delightful personality, speaks excellent English, and proved to be a most enjoyable companion during our Turkey tour. He is highly recommended"." SUSAN & LARRY, NEW YORK-USA

Expert Led Turkey Private Tours

I arrange private Turkey tours throughout the year. When you inquire a private tour of Turkey, I will create a custom itinerary with you based on your choices. My personalized service guarantees your Turkey tour will be unique and the most memorable trip. You will discover the Turkey’s best preserved ancient sites,natural wonders and Biblical sites with me such as Ephesus, Pamukkale, Laodicea, Cappadocia, Pergamun, Troy and Aphrodisias. A private Turkey tour is the best way to explore the ancient wonders of Turkey. Swim at magnificent hot springs of Pamukkale, hike in volcanic valleys and enjoy hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, meet frie.   ndly Turkish people and discover world famous traditional Turkish cuisine


The price of private custom Turkey tour depends on the number of participants and your hotel choices. Please send me an email for more info.  

 Private Turkey Tour 
Archaeological and Biblical Journey 


  İSTANBUL – GALLIPOLI – TROY – PERGAMUN – EPHESUS – PAMUKKALE - CAPPADOCIA

DAY 1 ARRIVAL
Meet and transfer to the hotel. Overnight in İstanbul. Rast Hotel or similar  

DAY 2 İSTANBUL   
Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) 
Topkapı Palace and Harem
RomanHippodrome
Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque)
Basilica Cistern (Underground Cistern)     
Overnight in İstanbul. (B,L) Rast Hotel or similar   (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 3 İSTANBUL   
Bosphorus Cruise
Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar)
Rüstem Pasa Mosque
Culinary walk: Back Streets of İstanbul (Baklava Experience, Turkish Tea, Turkish Delight)
Süleymaniye Mosque  
Overnight in İstanbul  (B,L) (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 4 GALLIPOLI – ÇANAKKALE
Gallipoli Memorials – The Lone Pine Australian Memorial, The Nek, Chunuk Bair
Crossing Dardanelles Straight by ferry 
Overnight in Çanakkale. (B,L) Büyük Truva Hotel or similar   (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 5 ÇANAKKALE – TROY - PERGAMON   
Ancient Troy
Pergamon Acropolis  (Unesco World Heritage Site)  
Overnight in Selçuk (B,L)  Cella Spa Hotel or similar (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 6 SELÇUK – EPHESUS
Ephesus Ancient city (Unesco World Heritage Site) and Terrace Houses    
Basilica of St.John     
Ephesus Museum 
Overnight in Selçuk (B,L) (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 7 SELÇUK – APHRODISIAS – PAMUKKALE
Aphrodisias Ancient city   
Aphrodisias Museum    
Pamukkale Travertines and Hot Springs  
Hierapolis Ancient city    
Overnight in Pamukkale (B,L) Melrose View point Hotel or similar Breakfast and Lunch included)

 
DAY 8 PAMUKKALE – KONYA
Laodicea Ancient city
Mevlana Museum in Konya (Museum of Whirling Dervishes)       
Walking tour in Konya.
Old Konya Market
Historic Selçuk and Ottoman Mosques
Overnight in Konya (B,L) Hich Hotel or similar  (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 9 KONYA- SILK ROAD – CAPPADOCIA
Sultanhanı Selçuk Silk Road Caravanseray  
Walk along the Ihlara Valley and Cave Churches  
Kaymaklı Undergound City in Cappadocia 
Overnight in Cappadocia (B,L) (Breakfast and Lunch included)

DAY 10 CAPPADOCIA- CAVE CHURCHES- FAIRY CHIMNEYS
Optional Hot Air Balloon ride 
Göreme Open Air Museum and Cave Churches  
Hike in volcanic Rose Valley and Red Valley 
Avanos Town and local pottery atelier – Local craft demonstration
Zelve and Paşabağ Valleys – Fairy Chimneys, cones, rock formations
Overnight in Cappadocia (B,L)   (Breakfast and Lunch included)

Whirling Dervishes Show

DAY 11 CAPPADOCIA – FLY TO İSTANBUL
Transfer to the airport for the flight to İstanbul. The rest of the day is at leisure and overnight in Istanbul. B  Breakfast included

DAY 12 DEPARTURE Fly home or Antalya for your 2 days post trip

- Please contact for 2 Days ANTALYA AND TURKISH RIVIERA post trip extension                         

If you want to discover Turkey through the eyes of a Turkish Archaeologist, join my luxury private Turkey tour.

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