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Journey Through Turkey - Private Luxury Turkey Tours (18 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Istanbul, Turkey To Istanbul, Turkey

Valid for Departures Now Through: 29 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Istanbul, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet None

JOURNEY THROUGH TURKEY: Istanbul, Troy, Gallipoli, Ephesus, Pamukkale & Aphrodisias, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast, Antalya, Cappadocia

An exclusive private tour of Turkey for the most discerning luxury traveler.

VIP airport assistance through immigration. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Istanbul at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus, Four Seasons Hotel Sultanahmet or Ciragan Palace

Day 2
Istanbul, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Cultural and historical highlights, religious sites, bazaars, architecture, cuisine, art

Day 3
Istanbul, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Noted museums, boat ride on the Bosphorus (private charter available, upon request), local markets

Insider access to local artisans (carpets, jewelry, glass, textiles, antiques)

Day 4
Çanakkale, Turkey
Kolin Hotel Breakfast

Private transfer to Canakkale, with touring en route of Gallipoli and Troy

Accommodation in Canakkale at luxury hotel

Day 5
Izmir, Turkey
Swissotel Buyuk Efes Breakfast

Private transfer to Izmir, with touring en route of Pergamon

Accommodation in Izmir at luxury hotel

Day 6
Izmir, Turkey
Swissotel Buyuk Efes Breakfast

Private excursion to Ephesus with expert guide and driver

Ancient sites, Roman ruins, history, architecture

Day 7
Pamukkale, Turkey
Spa Hotel Colossae Thermal Breakfast

Private transfer to Pamukkale, with touring of Aphrodisias and Hierapolis en route

Private tour of Pamukkale

Accommodation in Pamukkale at luxury hotel

Day 8
Bodrum, Turkey
Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum Breakfast

Private transfer to Bodrum

Accommodation in Bodrum at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 9
Bodrum, Turkey
Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum Breakfast

Half-day private tour with expert guide

Walk through old town, ancient ruins, castle, archaeology museum, markets

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: village and market visits, cooking class, wine tasting, visit to artisan workshops (carpets, pottery), lunch at farm, boat charter, water sports, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing

Day 10
Gocek, Turkey
D-Resort Gocek Breakfast

Private transfer to Gocek, with touring en route of Dalyan Delta and Kaunos

Accommodation in Gocek at luxury hotel

Day 11
Kalkan, Turkey
Patara Prince Hotel Breakfast

Morning tour of Xanthos, Patara and Saklikent Canyon

Afternoon transfer to Kalkan

Accommodation in Kalkan at luxury hotel

Day 12
Antalya, Turkey
Mardan Palace Hotel Breakfast

Full-day tour of Myra, Kekova Island and Kale

Private transfer to Antalya

Accommodation in Antalya at luxury hotel

Day 13
Antalya, Turkey
Mardan Palace Hotel Breakfast

Full-day private tour of Antalya, Termessos and Perge

Day 14
Cappadocia, Turkey
Argos Hotel Breakfast

Private transfer to Cappadocia, with tour of Konya and Aspendos en route

Accommodation in Cappadocia at luxury cave hotel: Argos Hotel or Museum hotel

Day 15
Cappadocia, Turkey
Argos Hotel Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Open-air museum, winery, local crafts (pottery, carpets), option for hiking

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: hot-air balloon ride, beginner to expert hiking or mountain biking, private pottery lesson at artist's studio

Day 16
Istanbul, Turkey
Cappadocia, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus Breakfast

Morning private tour with expert guide and driver

Underground cities, unique landscapes, cave frescoes

Private transfer to flight to Istanbul. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Istanbul at ultra-luxury hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Bosphorus, Four Seasons Hotel Sultanahmet or Ciragan Palace

Day 17
Istanbul, Turkey
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus Breakfast

Today is at leisure

Day 18
Istanbul, Turkey
None Breakfast

Private airport transfer

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JOURNEY THROUGH TURKEY: Istanbul, Troy, Gallipoli, Ephesus, Pamukkale & Aphrodisias, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast, Antalya, Cappadocia


An exclusive private tour of Turkey for the most discerning luxury traveler.


This is our most comprehensive private tour of Turkey, and it’s an ideal combination of the country’s most rewarding experiences: fascinating cultural sites, exciting cities, stunning landscapes, relaxing resorts, beautiful beaches and compelling attractions off the beaten path.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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Ask about incorporating special interest activities: culinary touring, family-focused activities, soft adventure excursions, art tours, shopping, performances, philanthropy, heritage, and more.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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