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Best of Turkey

A fabled land of fairy chimneys, Whirling Dervishes and cotton castles is yours to explore on this leisurely journey through Turkey.

From the legends of Troy to ancient Greek cities, your travels will reveal the places where history happened. On this in-depth Best of Turkey voyage, you'll also venture into the Taurus Mountains for lunch with the Yazir community and relax on the shores of the Turkish Riviera.

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What's included

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13 nights

Accommodation

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26 Meals

13 breakfasts, 2 lunches (including Be My Guest), 11 dinners

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On-trip Transport

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The Trafalgar difference

Connect with Locals

Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch with the Yazir community in the Taurus Mountains near Antalya. (Day 7)

Dive into Culture

Haggle for souvenirs at Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, one of the largest covered markets in the world with 60 streets and over 5,000 shops. (Day 2)

Stays with Stories

Located alongside the ancient Ortahisar rock castle, many of the rooms at Dilek Kaya Hotel are hewn out of the surrounding rock. (Day 10)


Sightseeing highlights

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Explore Istanbul with a Local Specialist

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Visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Anzac Cove and the War Cemeteries at Gallipoli, the ancient ruins of Troy, the Asclepion Medical Centre at Pergamon, the ancient city at Ephesus, the Cotton Castle Springs in Pamukkale, the Archaeological Museum in Antalya, the home of the Whirling Dervishes at Konya, the underground city of Saratli, Göreme Open Air Museum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation at Ankara

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View the Wooden Horse at Troy

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