This comprehensive tour of Turkey combines history and beaches, man-made wonders and natural phenomena, as well as a vibrant and welcoming culture. Begin your trip roaming the palaces and mosques of Istanbul before journeying into the bizarre as you explore otherworldly Cappadocia. From the amazing white cliff waterfalls of Pamukkale to the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, our local CEOs will show you the region’s hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you’ve left this crossroads of Asia and Europe.
Arrive at any time.
Istanbul city orientation walk, transfer to the capital city of Ankara.
Drive from Ankara and visit an underground city en route. Walk through the valley and enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum. Enjoy a home-cooked dinner with a local family. Spend free time on Day 5 exploring this area.
Explore one of the many underground cities in the region. Explore Konya before spending the night in a local Turkish village as a guest of a local family and visit the local market.
Wander the lovely seaside town of Antalya.
Enjoy a freshly cooked dinner before sleeping aboard a boat under the stars of the Mediterranean Sea.
Opt for a morning swim and some relaxing before travelling to Kas.
Guided walk of ancient city of Hierapolis and Pamukkale.
Visit ancient Ephesus. Optional visit to St. John’s Basilica and the Mosque of Lis Bey, as well as the nearby picturesque village of Sirence.
Spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion. Optional boat trips and visits to swimming beaches.
Visit to the ancient city of Troy.
Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries and Lone Pine.
Depart at any time.
The quintessential G Adventures experience, Classic tours deliver the perfect balance of must-see highlights, cultural exchange, insider access, unbeatable value, and the kind of spontaneous, you-really-had-to-be-there moments that make your trip memorable.
Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
There’ll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.