Summary

Antalya resides on the western edge of the ancient plain of Pamphylia. Antalya is now the most visited city in Turkey and one of the top 10 tourist cities in the world. This tour of Mediterranean Turkey will focus on the beaches and ancient Greek/Romans sites on the flat Pamphylian plain.

Your tour will start with a visit to the the Ancient city of Attallia – settled in 130 BC by King Attallos, the completely walled inner city or “Kale-ici” is now the heart of the thriving city of Antalya. The charming streets and restored old houses make this a truly unique area to wander. Of course all eyes are drawn to the beautiful harbor that is the foot of the old city.

Your tour will also visit the award winning Antalya Museum – a spot not to be missed with one of the best collections and displays in Turkey. Here you will see the enormous Lycian tombs, a section on Saint Nicholas, a feature on the local nomadic people as well as the finest statuary from Perge.

Over the next few days, you will see the 3 sister cities of Perge (of St. Paul’s fame), Side (an amazing site on the sea), and Aspendos (the finest Roman theater in Turkey). Each with their own unique character.

You will also take an excursion to the far eastern corner of the Antalya plain to see the mystical Alanya Castle and nearby caves.

This tour can be done in 2 days, though to see all the sites 3 days is necessary, and you may choose to stay the 3rd night and depart on the morning of day 4.

If you desire to enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean coast and seaside, you can stay at an all-inclusive beachfront resort or if you prefer, you may choose to stay at one of the excellent boutique hotels located in the old city of Kaleici.

Itinerary

DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3
ANTALYA ANTALYA ANTALYA
Arrive Visit Kaleici & Antalya Museum Visit Perge & Ancient Aspendos Theater Visit Alanya, Damlatas Cave, Side & Departure
Beachfront Hotel or Boutique Hotel in Kaleici Beachfront Hotel or Boutique Hotel in Kaleici Depart ORBeachfront Hotel or Boutique Hotel in Kaleici

 

Detailed Itinerary  

DAY 01:              Arrival in Antalya

When you arrive in Antalya, your guide will meet with you in the airport. You will visit Kaleiçi. It is the historic city center of Antalya.   The city has traces dating from Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman times and surrounds the yacht harbour. After this you will visit the Antalya museum. You will be returned to you hotel.

DAY 02:              Tour Perge/ Aspendos

After breakfast you will visit Perga and Aspendos ancient cities.  both ancient Greek cities in Perga the capital of pamphylia.  Perga  is located  15 km east of Antalya. It is a large site of ancient ruins. Aspendos was an ancient city in pamphylia, It is located about 40 km east of the modern city of Antalya. This ancient city is known for having the best-preserved theatre of antiquity.   After your tour you will be returned to your hotel.

DAY 03:              Tour Side and Caves

Drive 100 km east to visit Alanya Castle.  Today you will visit the ancient city of Side. It is now a resort town and one of the best known classical sites in Turkey. The ancient city is situated on a small north-south peninsula about 1 km long and 400 m across. Apollon Temple is the symbol of the city.   You will visit the Alanya Castle and on your return you will be dropped off the Antalya airport. Al

Price

3 Days / 2 Nights

*SEMI-PRIVATE

approx $ contact us for current prices./ person in double occupancy room (single room + $100) contact us for current prices.

PRIVATE
approx. $ 1470/ person in double occupancy room  with 2 traveling.

Final payment due 90 days prior to travel.  We accept Visa, Master Card & Bank Transfers.

Price of the package includes:

Accommodation: 2 nights included, contact us for 3rd night inclusion costs
Your Choice of:
5 Star All Inclusive Beachfront Accomodations:   Fame Residence Hotel Lara or similar
or
Kaleici Boutique Hotel:       Mediterra Art Hotel or similar
Meals : 3 breakfasts
Services of a private licensed professional tour guide/  Private Mercedes car/Luxury transportation and driver
Admission fees to sights and museums

Price of the package excludes:

International flight tickets and international air and departure taxes
Optional gratuities to guides, drivers, etc.
Travel insurance
Visas, laundry, and personal items

 

*Semi private tours do not include a daily private guide, but rather on touring days you will join a small group of 5-10 others with our boutique tour guides and drivers.

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