Legendary Turkey

Apr. 22 – May 6, 2022

Tour Details

Number of days: 
From $4,692 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Level 3
Max Passengers: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 

  • Your journey begins with a four-night stay in Istanbul, magnificent “Empress of the World” and Turkey’s cultural and spiritual heart.
  • Tour Istanbul’s famed highlights:  the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, and Basilica Cistern.
  • Take a private cruise on the Bosphorus, the waterway that separates Europe from Asia.
  • Explore the Grand Bazaar, a vast covered market housing some 5,000 shops along 60 streets.
  • Visit Gallipoli, haunting site of 31 Allied cemeteries from World War I.
  • Ferry across the Dardanelles to storied Troy, believed to exist only in Homer’s epic poem until the present site was discovered in the 1870s.
  • Tour Pergamum, one of Turkey’s most spectacular ancient sites.
  • Spend the day touring Turkey’s incomparable classical city, Ephesus, including the recently restored “houses of the rich.”
  • Visit the Basilica of St. John and the Ephesus Museum.
  • Enjoy lunch in the beautiful, rustic village of Sirince.
  • Witness the age-old craft of carpet-weaving during a demonstration at a carpet factory.
  • Board a small skiff in Dalyan and set out to view the Lycian rock tombs.
  • Stay in a resort in seaside Fethiye and enjoy its open-air Mediterranean restaurant and Turkish spa.
  • On a “Blue Voyage” day cruise you’ll discover secluded coves and hidden sights , with opportunities to swim and snorkel.
  • En route to Antalya, visit the 6th-century Church of St. Nicholas and the evocative seaside ruins of Phaselis, now a national park.
  • During a three-night stay in lovely Antalya you’ll tour its acclaimed Archaeological Museum and charming Old Town.
  • Take an excursion to see the ruins at Perge, an ancient Greek city.
  • Visit ancient Konya then explore the bizarre rock formations and underground cities of Cappadocia and the Goreme Valley on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour extension.

  • Elimination of Penalty on Tour Deposits (2022) As a final initiative, Odysseys Unlimited has decided to waive the $200 per person penalty associated with tour deposits. Effective immediately, each guest’s $500 per person deposit will be fully refundable up until the final payment due date: 95 days prior to tour departure.
  • COVID-19 Protocol Update