Tours

TURKISH DELIGHTS

22 September - 05 October 2019

Join Metronome Tours to mystical Turkey.  Our adventure begins in the historical city of Istanbul.  Istanbul has been known by many names; ancient Byzantium, Constantinople and finally by its present name Istanbul.  We will explore with our professional guide some of the best sights of Istanbul including the Blue Mosque; names because of the beautiful Blue iznik tiles that line its interior. We also visit the Hippodrome square; site of many ancient chariot races, the Hagia Sophia, the Underground Basilica Cisterns, the famous Istanbul spice market and the famed St Saviour in Church.  A leisurely cruise along the Bosphorus will give you good perspective of the only city in the works that straddles two continents; Europe and Asia.

                                              

We say goodbye to Istanbul and travel to the Cappadocia region.   The Cappadocia region of Turkey is a geographically unique region of Turkey located in the centre of the county.  The unique landscape of this region has made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey.  During out stay in fascinating Cappadocia we will visiting the beautiful fairy chimneys, Zelve Valley, the natural Citadel of Uchisar, the beautiful cave churches of Goreme, the underground city of Kaymakli and the town of Avanos on the Red River. 

                                                      

After we have explored the wonders of the Cappadocia region, we say good bye to Cappadocia and fly Dalaman Airport.  Dalman is located in Southwest Turkey near the Mediterranean Coast.  Our first stop is the town of Gocek.  This beautiful seaside town is a major yachting centre on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey.  Here you can see a wide range of sailing yachts moored in its tranquil harbour.  From Gocek we will visit the nearby town of Dalyan.  Here is Dalyan we will enjoy a delicious lunch while admiring the Lycian rock tombs that line the cliffs along the River Meander.  We also tour the ruins of the ancient Lycian city of Kaunos. 

We say good bye to beautiful Gocek and travel along the Mediterranean coast to the charming town of Kas.  Kas is a lovely seaside town full of charming shops, artists galleries, quaint restaurants and bars.  Here we will spend 4 nights soaking up the local atmosphere of this unique seaside town.  From Kas we will explore the coastline by private boat where we will be able to see the ruins of the sunken city.  We also visit the church of St Nicholas and the ruins of Ancient Myra from Kas.

We end our journey through amazing Turkey with 2 final nights in Istanbul where you will be able to do some last-minute sightseeing or shopping in the Grand Covered Bazaar.

Join Metronome Tours in fascinating Turkey.

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