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Discover Turkey and Northern Cyprus

Discover Turkey and Northern Cyprus

Discover Turkey and Northern Cyprus in all its glory during this fifteen-day journey beginning in Istanbul. Take a trip through history from ANZAC day in Gallipoli to the ancient ruins of Ephesus, explore the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia, then hop over to northern Cyprus where time stands still and people are hospitable as ever. Tread the paths of history, soak up some incredible landscapes and immerse yourself in this cultural melting pot.


  • Istanbul – Old City Walking Tour (Half Day)
  • Gallipoli – Fully guided Gallipoli tour & visit to the Commonwealth graveyards
  • Sirince – Village visit and fruit wine tasting
  • Troy – Archaeological site visit
  • Selcuk – Isa Bey Camii
  • Ephesus – Archaeological site visit
  • Selcuk – Artemis Temple Visit
  • Selcuk – Gozleme making demonstration and lunch
  • Cappadocia – Kaymakli Underground City
  • Cappadocia – Zemi Valley walk
  • Cappadocia – Dinner at Local Family Home
  • Kyrenia – Venetian Castle
  • Kyrenia – Bellapais Monastery
  • Kyrenia – Antiphonitis Monastery
  • Kyrenia- St. Hilarion Castle
  • Nicosia – Selimiye Mosque (St. Sofia Cathedral)
  • Kormacit – Village walking tour
  • Omorphou – St Mamas monastery
  • Lefke – Soli Ruins
  • Kormacit – home-cooked dinner
  • Buyukkonuk – Bread & Cheese making
  • Famagusta – Church of Apostolos Barnabas
  • Famagusta- Salamis Ruins


  • Discover the incredible ancient and modern history of Turkey as you explore thousands of years of history hidden within the remarkable ruins of Ephesus and discover Gallipoli on a guided tour that will teach you about the significant events that took place in this area.
  • Taste local fruit wines in one of the best-preserved Greek Ottoman villages in the country. Get to know the friendly locals with a Gozleme making demonstration and a home-made lunch at a local family in Cappadocia.
  • Travel and stay a little differently – and come home with memories to last a lifetime – from taking local buses and trains, to staying in one of the cave hotels that Cappadocia is famed for.
  • Visit fairytale-like St Hilarion Castle, famously rumoured to be used by Walt Disney as inspiration for the castle in Snow White and Seven Dwarfs.
  • Discover Europe’s last divided capital, known as Lefkosia to the Turkish and Nicosia to the Cypriot communities, it is full of surprises with an eclectic mix of cultures and architecture.
  • Stay in a traditional Cypriot village where residents have been working together to preserve local culture and heritage. Join your village hosts for some traditional bread and cheese making

07/02/2023 through 10/16/2024
07/02/2023 through 10/19/2024

Day 1 Istanbul
Day 2 Canakkale
Day 3 Kusadasi
Day 4 Ephesus/Overnight Train
Day 5 Konya / Cappadocia
Day 6 Cappadocia
Day 7 Cappadocia to Istanbul
Day 8 Kyrenia
Day 9 Kyrenia
Day 10 Kyrenia
Day 11 Kormacit Village
Day 12 Kormacit Village
Day 13 Buyukkonuk
Day 14 Famagusta
Day 15 Famagusta

09/09/23 - 09/23/23

Starting At $3,810

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05/11/24 - 10/19/24

Starting At $4,175

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