On the 6-day Istanbul & Cappadocia tour, travelers start in Istanbul with a full-day tour exploring the city’s Byzantine and Ottoman heritage, and take a half-day cruise on the Bosphorus. In Cappadocia, travelers visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, the rock-cut churches of the “Red Valley,” and the Kaymakli Underground City. Rates start at $690 pp dbl through Oct. 31 (not including airfare).
Meanwhile, the 10-day Discover Turkey tour features visits to the spa of Pamukkale; the region of Cappadocia; the battlefield of Gallipoli; and the cities of Troy and Pergamum. Rates start at $1,090 pp (not including airfare).
Both tours include airport transfers upon arrival and departure; accommodations at four-star hotels; meals; transportation by air-conditioned buses; an English-speaking escort or guide; entrance fees to sites, museums and attractions; hotel taxes and service charges.
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