Turkey

Discover Turkey: A 12-Day Tour

Steeped in history and pulsating with a vibrant energy, Turkey beckons you with the promise of astonishing architecture, exotic culture and one of the world’s most fragrant cuisines. Experience the journey of a lifetime where the air is rich with local spices, the sites replete with ancient wonders of the bygone days of Empire, and colourful bazaars dazzle with a wonderful array of Ottoman jewellery, beautifully handcrafted ceramics and the heady aroma of Turkish coffee. Includes 11 nights of deluxe accommodation, daily breakfasts, gourmet experiences, nine dinners, private air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking guides, all entrance fees and more.

travel Options


12 Days
12 Day Treasures of Turkey (low season)
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  • 11 nights of deluxe accommodation in premium locations
  • Daily breakfasts
  • One lunch
  • Nine dinners
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All tipping & gratuities
  • Transport in modern air-conditioned motorcoach
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
12 Days
12 Day Treasures of Turkey (high season)
Sold out
  • 11 nights of deluxe accommodation in premium locations
  • Daily breakfasts
  • One lunch
  • Nine dinners
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All tipping & gratuities
  • Transport in modern air-conditioned motorcoach
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Uniquely positioned between Asia and Europe, Turkey is an entrancing mix of cultures, historical and modern-day attractions, and culinary influences that range from regal to contemporary. Revel in a unique journey of surprise and discovery, as history unfolds through the archaeological splendour of Istanbul, Antalya, Izmir and Cappadocia; while authentic local produce is served up with a healthy dose of famous Turkish hospitality.

What You’ll Love

The Experiences – Re-live the movie in the 4000-year-old city of Troy

From manoeuvring the streets of bustling Istanbul and sampling traditional Turkish food to visiting ancient cities, this tour of Turkey has treasures for everyone to discover.

Visit the city of Troy – an ancient city founded in 3000 BC and made famous by Homer’s poem, Iliad, that depicted the ten-year siege of the city during the Trojan War – with your English-speaking tour guide. For the movie buffs out there, this city is more famously recognised in the 2004 film, Troy – based on Homer’s poem and featuring Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger and Orlando Bloom.

Hop back in your air-conditioned motorcoach and discover the ancient city of Hierapolis that sits atop the incredibly picturesque Pamukkale hot springs – “Cotton Castle” in Turkish. Together, these two constitute a striking UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a must-see stop on a trip to Turkey. The surreal white travertine terraces of the hot springs, also known as the thermal pools, are a geological phenomenon that attract travellers from around the world for it’s mineral-enriched waters and photogenic terrain.

Bask in the expansive rock formations of Cappadocia, in central Turkey. Known for its beautiful terrain, its hot air balloon sunrise trips and recently its wine country, the arid region is yet another obligatory Turkey visit – and you’ll understand why.

The Accommodation – Deluxe accommodation in first-class locations

Experience eleven nights of deluxe accommodation in only the very best locations. Experience three nights at the Marmara Pera, Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus or Legacy Ottoman Hotel where you’ll encounter the true beauty of the Bosphorus Strait.

Indulge in five-star luxury at the Akra Barut Hotel or The Marmara Antalya Hotel in Antalya where you’ll discover the famous blue waters from the edge of the Turquoise Coast. This Turkish resort city is the gateway to Turkey’s southern Mediterranean region that boasts waterfalls, rivers, emerald waters and stunning beaches.

Enjoy a luxurious night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Ankara **or Swissotel Ankara. Labelled with **Tripadvisor’s Certificates of Excellence, these deluxe hotels are located in *Turkey's capital city *- a European metropolis that combines Turksih history with contemporary culture.

Your Package Includes:

  • 11 nights of deluxe accommodation in premium locations such as three nights in Istanbul, two nights in Antalya, two nights in *Cappadocia *and much more!
  • Daily breakfasts throughout your tour
  • One lunch in a local Turkish village
  • Nine dinners
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All** tipping & gratuities**
  • Transport in modern, air-conditioned motorcoach
  • English-speaking tour guide throughout
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

The ’7 day change of mind guarantee’ does not apply for Tour bookings. Due to the high demand and limited departures any cancellation / refund requests must be made within 48 hours of purchase. Otherwise, the standard Luxury Escapes Refund Policy applies.

Valid for the following tour departure dates:

Low Season:

11; 25 July 2018

01; 08 August 2018

High Season:

06; 21; 28 September 2018

05; 12; 19 October 2018

All departure dates are subject to availability and early bookings are highly recommended.

*Instant Booking: *To secure your dates at purchase, click 'Instant Booking' and select your preferred package. Once your preferred package is selected you'll click through to 'Choose Your Dates of Travel' and will be able to enter in your preferred tour commencement date.

*Tour Capacity: *The maximum tour capacity is 42 people.

The minimum age for the tour is 8 years.

The package is valid for ONE PERSON aged 8 years or older (based on twin share). If you are travelling with another person you must purchase TWO PACKAGES, otherwise an additional single traveller surcharge will apply.

*Single Traveller Surcharge: *If travelling alone, a single traveller surcharge of AU$660 applies, payable directly to the tour provider upon check-in.

Tour includes accommodation at the following hotels (or similar):

The Marmara Pera, Novotel Istanbul Bosphorus or Legacy Ottoman Hotel

Kolin Hotel

Ege Palas or Park Inn by Radisson

Akra Barut Hotel or The Marmara Antalya Hotel

Dinler Hotel Urgup or Perissia Hotel

Crowne Plaza Ankara or Swissotel Ankara

Accommodation is subject to availability and may be substituted for a hotel of a similar standard.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.

The following optional attractions and activities are available on your tour:

Half-day Istanbul tour including St. Sophia & Grand Bazaar

Full Day Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary with Lunch

Perge, Aspendos & Antalya Archaeological Museum

Whirling Dervishes Performance (PM)

Cappadocia Balloon Ride (AM)

Full Day Cappadocia Tour

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise (PM)

Travel insurance is recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package.

Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.

Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.

Please note: disability access is limited during the tour please consider this when making your booking. Hotels may not have ramps, wide entryways or elevators to accommodate disabled passengers or devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and motorised scooters. Due to physical constraints and space limitations, wheelchairs, walking frames and motorised scooters may not be taken aboard motor coaches.

Package cannot be split.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.

A visa is required for Turkey. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.

The value and comparative savings has been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.

All activities and services are subject to availability.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer https://luxuryescapes.com/au/terms-and-conditions

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