This is an immersive experience in Turkey. Get set for a mind-numbing trip into a desperate amalgamation of the history centuries past and the modern day reality. A trip that showcases the essence of what Turkey is today – a modern country that is proud of and takes lessons from its ancient past… And people who are remarkably knowledgeable and justifiably proud of the legacy of their country…

$ 2,250

(Per person for a group of 4 people on a twin sharing basis)

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Day 1:
Istanbul to Malatya

Fly via Istanbul to Malatya, get received at Malatya airport, get transferred to your hotel and embark on a sight-seeing tour of the city of Malatya. (D).

Day 2:
Mount Nemrut

Head out on a trip to the famous UNESCO World Heritage site of the 1st century BC structures on Mount Nemrut. (B, D).

Day 3:
Grand Mosque

Drive to Divrigi to visit the Grand Mosque (another UNESCO heritage site). Visit Sivas, the old city from the Seltjuk period with the Grand Mosque, Buruciye Medrese, Sifahiye Medrese, Gök Medrese and the archaeological museum. (B, D).

Day 4:

Head to Bogazkale, visiting enroute, Hattusa, the former capital of the Hittite Empire and Yazilikaya, the open air temple of the Hittites. (B, D).

Day 5:

Visit the early bronze-age centre of Alacahöyük before proceeding to Amasya to witness the splendour of the castle and the Hellenistic rock cut tombs. (B, D).

Day 6:

Explore the old town of Amasya with its unique wooden houses, mosques and medreses. Then drive over Samsun to Sinop. (B, D).

Day 7:
City centre of Sinop

Drive around the city centre of Sinop and visit the archaeological and ethnographical museum. Take a short boat trip at the black sea coast of Sinop and visit the Erfelek Waterfall. (B, D).

Day 8:
Mansions of Köpekcioglu and Balabanoglu

Head out to Daday to explore the town and visit the mansions of Köpekcioglu and Balabanoglu and Mahmut Bey Mosque. (B, D).

Day 9:

Easy hiking in Ballidag close to Daday. Visit a carpenter workshop that makes the wooden handmade products that Daday is famous for. (B, D).

Day 10:

Drive to Safranbolu to explore this old town with its fabulous wooden mansions. Head to Istanbul in the evening… (B).

Day 11:
Istanbul – City Tour

Embark on a city tour of this ancient city covering the Sultan Ahmet Square, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, the fountain of Emperor Wilhelm, Hagia Sophia, former Church of the Holy Wisdom and the Topkapi Palace Museum (B).

Day 12:
Istanbul – Asian side

Visit the Asian side of Istanbul with the Camlica Hill, Beylerbeyi Palace, Grand Bazaar
and Eyüp district. (B).

Day 13:

Transfer to the Airport and fly back home with a feeling of having stepped into and out of a time warp, after a first-hand brush with the history and culture of an ancient time and place.


All entry fees, permits and tours mentioned in the detailed itinerary
All road transportation mentioned in the detailed itinerary
English speaking guide
Accommodation in 3/4 star hotels on twin sharing basis
Meals as specified in the detailed itinerary


International and domestic air tickets and visa charges
Meals and tours not specified in the detailed itinerary
Any expenses of personal nature like drinks, tips, gratuities, etc.
Travel insurance
Any expenses not mentioned in the detailed itinerary
Taxes, as applicable

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