Best of Croatia and Turkey

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Daily tour program

- Saturday - Day 1 - Arrival in Dubrovnik - (B)

Arrival in Dubrovnik Airport ---
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.


- Sunday - Day 2 - Dubrovnik - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet up with the tour, and enjoy Panoramic driving and then walking tour of the city.

Drive to panorama sight (slopes of Srdj mountain),  get amazing views, lots of photo opportunities,  then return to old city and enjoy an introductory walking tour from your guide, Visit the The Assumption Cathedral, then transfer back to your hotel or you can continue to enjoy rest day of the exploring Dubrovnik at your own pace.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.


 - Monday - Day 3 - Dubrovnik - (B)

- Breakfast at the hotel, free day at leisure.
Optional tour to Korcula Available at your request.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.


- Tuesday - Day 4 – Dubrovnik – Montenegro – Dubrovnik – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel  (meeting time will be informed by the local provider)

Meet up with the group and enjoy a full day tour to Kotor, Montenegro

Depart from Dubrovnik on an enjoyable scenic drive south,

Upon arrival enjoy exploring Kotor and medieval fishing villages,

Walls surrounding the city on the sea boasts attractive beaches and enjoy exploring more of

the med evil town.  After the tour return to Dubrovnik.

Overnight stay.


– Wednesday -  Day 5 – Dubrovnik to Split - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

meet up with the driver and depart from Dubrovnik on a scenic road trip to Split

upon arrival,  check in enjoy rest of the day at rest and leisure.

Overnight in Split.


– Thursday -  Day 6 – Split - Plitvice Lakes - Split – (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Enjoy visiting the UNESCO-listed natural wonders of the Plitvice Lakes with their magnificent scenery, enjoy boat cruise and ride the scenic tram along the lake shores.

Plitviče Lakes known for their 16 terraced lakes joining by waterfalls and limestone canyons. Scenic hiking trails along and across the lakes, electric powered boat between.

After visiting,  we will return to Split.

Enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Split.


– Friday - Day 7 – Split – Blue Caves - Hvar - Split - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel  - Meet up with the group guided tour to Blue Caves and Island hopping and visiting Hvar.

Best of the Dalmatian coast with this full day tour,

Visit  5 islands, 2 caves

Visit Blue and Green Caves; explore wonderful Stiniva beach with a swimming stop at the Blue Lagoon. Then onto Devil's islands and Hvar town.

Visit Hvar with its 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and the main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral.

After visit and free time,  return to hotel.

Overnight in Split.


- Saturday - Day 8 - Departure from Split to Istanbul  - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel ---

 >>>> We will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to Split Airport

FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL, TURKEY >>>>>> Flight information will be added >>>>

HOS GELDINIZ! Welcome to Turkey!

We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.

Unpack and go out for an evening walk and dinner on your own around Sultanahmet Square.

Overnight in Istanbul.


- Sunday - Day 9 - Istanbul - (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and take you on this enlightening walking tour down to the water front near Eminonu.

You'll see hundreds of interesting shops lined up cozily side-by-side, We will then enjoy a cruise on the Bosphorus.

Today’s main sites are:

* Walking tour of Golden horn water-front area

* Spice Bazaar and surrounding areas

* Cruise on the Bosphorus

Overnight in Istanbul.


- Monday - Day 10 - Istanbul - (B/L)

In the morning we will greet you at your hotel and take you on a guided tour of the historical old part of Istanbul.

Today’s main sites are:

* Blue Mosque/Sultanahmet Mosque (Camii)

* Hagia Sophia/Aya Sofya

* Hippodrome of Constantinople

* Grand Bazaar

Overnight in Istanbul.


- Tuesday - Day 11 - Istanbul - Ephesus - Kusadasi - (B/L/D)

Early in the morning we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to Istanbul domestic

airport and put you on a short domestic flight to Izmir.

Upon arrival, we will take you on a guided

tour of Ephesus, Temple of Artemis and the House of Virgin Mary.

About the sites you will visit ;

*Ancient city of Ephesus

*The Temple of Artemis

*The House of The Virgin Mary

Overnight in Kusadasi.


- Wednesday - Day 12 - Kusadasi - Pamukkale - Kusadasi - (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we will depart from Kusadasi to Pamukkale; upon arrival, we will continue on the

guided tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis.

Our drive will take us through a rich agricultural area, teeming with cotton fields and fruit orchards.

Sites we will visit

* Pamukkale, White washed terraces, ancient pools and more.

* Ancient city of Hierapolis

After the tour,  return to Kusadasi, spend the night.

Overnight in Kusadasi.


- Thursday - Day 13 - Kusadasi - Izmir Cappadocia - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meet up with the driver,  transfer to Izmir Airport

>>>>>>>>>>>> FLIGHT FROM IZMIR TO CAPPADOCIA  >>>>>>>>>

Upon arrival,  meet up with the transfer men and transfer to your hotel.

Check in & Overnight in Cappadocia.


- Friday - Day 14 - Cappadocia - (B/L)

Today will be devoted to exploring more of Cappadocia's unforgettable sites.

(If you have purchased the optional hot-air ballooning tour, please note that you'll need to rise very early in the morning to go to the balloon-launch site. After the trip has concluded, we'll come back to the hotel for breakfast and have a rest before setting out in later in the morning to see the rest of the sites listed below.)

Sites you'll see today:

* Goreme Open-Air Museum

* Fairy Chimneys

* Devrent Valley

* Uchisar Castle,

We'll also visit local crafts people and learn the special art of making dolls and traditional pottery.

Overnight in Cappadocia.


- Saturday - Day 15 - Cappadocia - (B/L)

As we have a lengthy drive to our first destination, we'll be starting out quite early this morning. Today, we'll stroll through an amazing subterranean city where ancient Christians once hid from Arab invaders; we'll then wander through the Ihlara Gorge and spend time in a classic Anatolian village.

* the Underground City of Derinkuyu-

* Ihlara Gorge

* Traditional Anatolian villages.

Overnight in Cappadocia.


- Sunday - Day 16 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - (B)

Breakfast at the hotel --- Transfer to Cappadocia Airport ---

>>>>>>>> Flight to Istanbul >>>>>>>>

Arriving in Istanbul,  walk to the international departures for your out bound flight.


Program ends

Total cost:  $____________________
Contact us for price information


Price includes

* All hotels (Superior class centrally located hotels)

* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles
* Ferry tickets from Split to Istanbul
* Flight tickets from Istanbul to Izmir
* Flight tickets from Izmir to Cappadocia
* Flight tickets from Cappadocia to Istanbul

* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)

* English-speaking tour guides

* Admission to sites during the tours

* All taxes and service charges



* Optional tours listed on the itinerary

* International flight tickets to Athens and from Istanbul onto your next destination

* Travel insurance (Optional)


Wonderful program, exploring highlights of Croatia and Turkey in 16 days


  • Panoramic driving and then walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Drive to panorama sight (slopes of Srdj mountain),  get amazing views, lots of photo opportunities,
  • Visit medieval fishing villages, Walls surrounding the city on the sea boasts attractive beaches and enjoy exploring more of
  • the med evil town of Kotor, Will also visit Split and Hvar
  • Visit Istanbul, experience local culture, dine in local restaurants, 
    visit the most important ancient sites.
  • Explore Cappadocia with its fairy chimneys and otherworldly geological formations, landscape sculpted and carved by millions of years of the sheer force of nature.
  • Visit the amazing Ancient City of Ephesus.......

Centrally located hotels, friendly people, comfortable transportation, skip the line admissions.......

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