Absolute Turkey

This comprehensive tour of Turkey combines history and beaches, man-made wonders and natural phenomena, as well as a vibrant and welcoming culture. Begin your trip roaming the palaces and mosques of Istanbul before journeying into the bizarre as you explore otherworldly Cappadocia. From the amazing white cliff waterfalls of Pamukkale to the bustling bazaars of Istanbul, our local CEOs (Chief Experience Officers) will show you the region’s hidden gems and make sure your trip burns brightly in your memory long after you've left this crossroads of Asia and Europe.

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Destination & Sightseeing

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Istanbul
Arrive at any time.

Istanbul/Bolu
Enjoy an orientation walk around Istanbul before moving on to the city of Bolu.

Bolu/Cappadocia
Visit the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the father of the Modern Turkish Republic, en route to Cappadocia region.

Cappadocia
Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region.

Cappadocia
Enjoy an included visit to the Göreme Open Air Museum before free time to explore this unique region.

Cappadocia/Konya
Explore one of the many underground cities in the region. Visit Konya before spending the night in a local Turkish village. Visit a community park and cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. Experience a homestay as the guest of a local family.

Konya/Antalya
Wander the lovely seaside town of Antalya.

Antalya/Kekova
Enjoy a freshly prepared dinner before sleeping aboard a boat under the stars on the Mediterranean Sea.

Kekova/Kaş
Opt for a morning swim and some relaxation before travelling on to Kaş.

Kaş/Selçuk
Guided walk of Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis en route to Selçuk.

Selçuk
Visit ancient Ephesus. Optional visits to St John's Basilica and the Mosque of Isa Bey as well as the nearby picturesque village of Şirince.

Selçuk/Ayvalık
Spend the night in a converted Ottoman mansion. Visit the G-supported handicraft workshop during an orientation walk of Ayvalik, before enjoying free time in the surrounding area or opting for a boat trip or visit to the beach.

Ayvalık/Çanakkale
Visit the ancient city of Troy en route to Çanakkale.

Çanakkale/Istanbul
Guided tour of Gallipoli, including ANZAC Cove, the war cemeteries, and Lone Pine.

Istanbul
Depart at any time.

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