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Classical Turkey

Private Travel | General interest 9 Days & 8 Nights Lead-in price: £2450 Current prices from: £2450
Turkey has played a major role in the history of the Mediterranean world. Due to its strategic location straddling two continents, it has been a crucial crossroads and staging post on the trade routes between east and west. This tour combines the country's many natural wonders and man-made marvels, including the striking architecture of Hagia Sofia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, the remarkable classical sites of Troy, Aphrodisias and Ephesus, and the ancient hot springs of Pamukkale.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit the shop where Turkish delight was invented
  • Turkish coffee tasting experience
  • Visit to the village of Sirince with local wine tasting
  • 4- & 5-star accommodation throughout

Adana

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1661 1966 2373 2781 3188 3391 3391 3290 2882 2272 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 541 643 846 1254 1559 1966 2373 2272 2068 1559 1050 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 11 10 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1255 914 683 542 422 211 100 70 141 462 823 1406
Rainy Days 10 10 10 8 6 4 6 6 4 6 7 11
Humidity N N N N M H VH VH H M N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Alacati

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3086 3086 2781 2272 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 1050 1457 1864 2068 2068 1763 1355 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1215 883 703 371 231 60 60 20 151 361 733 1335
Rainy Days 12 11 9 8 6 4 4 5 3 6 9 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1864 1661

Ankara

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 337 541 1152 1661 2170 2577 2984 2984 2577 1864 1254 541
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -327 32 439 846 1152 1457 1457 1050 541 134 -228
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 9 11 12 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 462 392 392 472 552 351 131 100 171 261 321 502
Rainy Days 12 11 11 12 13 8 4 4 5 7 9 12
Humidity N N N N N L M M N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Antalya

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1559 1864 2170 2577 3086 3493 3493 3188 2679 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 745 1050 1457 1864 2170 2170 1864 1457 948 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 12 13 12 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2169 1566 1014 462 291 90 30 50 110 733 1305 24610
Rainy Days 12 12 10 7 6 4 6 6 4 6 8 13
Humidity N N N N L M VH H M L N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1864 2068 2475 2679 2781 2679 2475 2170 1864

Assos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1966 1050 1355 1864 2272 2781 2984 2984 2679 2068 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 337 337 439 846 1254 1661 1864 1864 1559 1152 745 541
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 12 14 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1094 904 713 512 392 211 120 110 251 392 924 1305
Rainy Days 12 10 9 8 6 4 5 5 5 6 9 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1763 1559

Avanos

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 439 643 1152 1661 2170 2577 2984 2984 2577 1966 1254 643
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -327 32 439 745 1050 1254 1254 846 541 134 -327
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 9 11 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 412 331 402 532 532 351 90 50 181 281 351 442
Rainy Days 12 11 12 13 12 8 4 5 4 7 9 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH E VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2577 2781 2882 2781 2577 2272 2068

Ayvalik

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 846 1152 1661 2170 2679 2882 2882 2577 1966 1457 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 134 134 337 643 1050 1457 1661 1661 1355 948 643 337
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 12 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1205 1004 813 632 482 281 171 151 281 482 1014 1446
Rainy Days 12 10 9 8 6 4 5 5 5 6 9 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M L L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2679 1763 1559

Belek

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1864 2272 2577 3086 3493 3493 3188 2679 2170 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 846 1152 1457 1864 2170 2170 1864 1457 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 12 13 12 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2249 1596 954 482 291 100 30 100 141 793 1406 24310
Rainy Days 13 12 10 7 5 3 6 6 4 6 8 13
Humidity N N N N L M VH VH H L N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1864 2170 2475 2781 2882 2781 2475 2170 1864

Bodrum

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1661 2068 2577 3086 3391 3290 2984 2475 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 745 745 846 1152 1559 1966 2170 2170 1864 1559 1152 948
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1687 1175 793 381 231 110 30 70 181 532 944 1656
Rainy Days 14 12 9 7 5 4 7 7 5 5 9 14
Humidity N N N N L M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763

Bursa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1355 1864 2373 2781 2984 2984 2679 2170 1661 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 134 236 337 745 1152 1457 1661 1661 1355 1050 643 439
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 8 10 12 12 11 9 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 934 743 713 602 472 321 171 191 361 632 813 1104
Rainy Days 15 14 13 12 9 6 4 4 5 9 12 15
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Canakkale

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 948 1050 1254 1763 2272 2781 3086 2984 2679 2068 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 439 846 1254 1559 1864 1864 1559 1152 745 439
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 10 12 14 12 10 7 5 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 783 663 512 381 251 161 110 301 462 914 1215
Rainy Days 14 11 10 9 7 4 4 5 4 7 10 13
Humidity N N N N N L M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1457 1559 1864 2272 2475 2475 2272 1966 1661 1457

Cesme

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 1966 2475 2882 3086 3086 2781 2272 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 643 643 745 1050 1457 1763 2068 2068 1763 1355 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1215 883 703 371 231 60 60 20 151 361 733 1335
Rainy Days 12 10 9 7 4 3 7 6 5 5 8 12
Humidity N N N N N M M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1763 1661

Dalaman

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1559 1864 2170 2679 3188 3391 3493 3188 2679 2068 1661
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 745 948 1355 1763 2068 2068 1661 1254 948 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2169 1606 964 462 261 110 40 50 241 803 1395 2339
Rainy Days 14 12 10 7 5 3 7 7 4 6 9 14
Humidity N N N N L M H H H L N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2475 2577 2577 2373 2068 1864

Denizli

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1050 1457 1864 2475 2882 3290 3290 2882 2272 1559 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 32 32 236 643 1050 1457 1763 1661 1355 846 439 134
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 12 13 12 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1074 883 673 492 412 241 161 100 181 412 663 1165
Rainy Days 12 11 11 10 9 6 4 4 4 7 8 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1763 1661 1763 2068 2373 2577 2781 2679 2373 2068 1864

Erzurum

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) -425 -228 236 1050 1661 2170 2679 2679 2272 1457 643 -130
Min temp (C)(F) -1210 -1112 -621 32 439 745 1152 1152 643 236 -327 -818
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 8 10 12 11 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 291 331 392 612 723 502 271 181 201 482 442 301
Rainy Days 12 11 13 14 17 11 6 5 5 9 10 11
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Fethiye

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1763 2170 2577 3086 3391 3391 3086 2577 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 846 1254 1661 1966 1864 1559 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1877 1426 873 442 271 110 70 50 191 653 1134 1978
Rainy Days 14 12 10 8 6 4 6 6 4 6 9 14
Humidity N N N N N M H H M L N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 2068 2373 2577 2679 2679 2373 2068 1864

Foca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1559 1966 2475 2984 3188 3188 2882 2272 1864 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 745 1050 1457 1864 2068 2068 1763 1355 1050 745
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1225 954 753 462 271 90 50 50 141 381 843 1395
Rainy Days 13 11 9 9 6 4 5 5 4 6 9 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 4/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 4/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1864 1661

Gaziantep

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 643 846 1355 1966 2577 3086 3493 3493 3086 2373 1559 948
Min temp (C)(F) -228 -130 236 745 1152 1559 1966 1966 1559 948 439 32
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1024 833 833 572 361 80 20 20 30 361 632 1014
Rainy Days 13 13 13 11 8 4 6 6 4 7 9 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH E VH VH M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2577 2781 2882 2781 2577 2272 2068

Gocek

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1763 2170 2577 3086 3391 3391 3086 2577 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 337 439 541 948 1254 1661 1966 1966 1559 1152 745 541
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2008 1516 934 472 291 120 60 50 221 713 1255 2169
Rainy Days 14 12 10 8 6 4 6 7 4 6 9 14
Humidity N N N N N M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2475 2577 2577 2373 2068 1864

Istanbul

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 542 542 846 1253 1662 2170 2374 2374 2068 1661 1253 846
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 90 70 60 40 30 30 20 30 50 70 90 110
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Izmir

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1152 1355 1661 2068 2577 3086 3290 3290 2882 2373 1864 1355
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 948 1355 1763 2068 2068 1661 1254 948 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1265 954 773 472 291 110 60 50 151 412 843 1446
Rainy Days 12 11 10 8 6 4 7 6 5 6 9 13
Humidity N N N N L M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1559 1661 1864 2272 2373 2373 2272 2068 1763 1661

Kadikalesi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1559 2068 2475 2984 3290 3188 2882 2373 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 948 1254 1661 1864 1864 1559 1254 846 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1586 1124 863 482 301 110 50 50 181 452 974 1636
Rainy Days 13 11 9 8 5 3 6 6 4 5 9 14
Humidity N N N N N M M M L N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763

Kalkan

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1254 1355 1661 1966 2475 2882 3290 3290 2984 2475 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 337 337 541 846 1152 1559 1864 1864 1559 1152 745 541
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 13 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1687 1255 783 402 261 141 70 50 141 562 914 1677
Rainy Days 13 12 9 7 6 4 5 5 4 6 8 13
Humidity N N N N N M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 2068 2373 2577 2679 2679 2373 2068 1864

Kars

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) -523 -327 236 1152 1661 2068 2577 2679 2272 1457 643 -130
Min temp (C)(F) -155 -147 -818 -130 439 643 1050 948 541 32 -523 -1014
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 10 9 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 211 251 301 472 803 783 492 381 281 392 281 221
Rainy Days 10 11 12 14 18 15 10 8 7 9 8 11
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 4/M 2/L 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Konya

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 541 745 1254 1763 2272 2679 3086 3086 2679 2068 1355 745
Min temp (C)(F) -425 -327 32 541 846 1254 1559 1457 1050 541 134 -228
Sunshine hours 4 5 7 8 10 11 13 12 10 7 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 381 321 301 351 482 231 70 50 110 321 331 442
Rainy Days 10 9 9 10 10 7 3 4 4 7 8 11
Humidity N N N N N L M M N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Kusadasi

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1661 2068 2577 2984 3290 3188 2882 2373 1864 1457
Min temp (C)(F) 439 541 643 948 1254 1661 1864 1864 1559 1254 846 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1456 1054 823 472 261 90 40 50 181 422 924 1526
Rainy Days 12 11 9 8 5 3 7 7 5 5 8 13
Humidity L M M H VH VH VH VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1661 1559 1559 1661 1966 2272 2373 2475 2373 2170 1966 1763

Mardin

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 1152 1559 2170 2781 3493 38100 38100 3493 2679 1864 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 134 236 541 1050 1457 2068 2475 2373 1966 1355 745 337
Sunshine hours 5 5 7 8 10 12 13 12 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 914 853 813 793 381 40 10 0 20 321 562 863
Rainy Days 13 11 12 12 8 5 6 6 4 7 9 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH E VH VH M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1050 948 948 1152 1661 2170 2475 2577 2373 2068 1661 1254

Marmaris

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1661 2068 2577 3086 3391 3391 3086 2577 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 745 1050 1355 1763 2068 2068 1763 1355 948 643
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 2169 1636 1024 472 291 171 60 70 171 783 1365 2359
Rainy Days 15 13 10 8 5 4 6 6 4 6 9 15
Humidity N N N N N M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 6/H 8/VH 10/VH 10/VH 9/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966 2272 2475 2577 2577 2373 2068 1864

Oludeniz

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1355 1457 1763 2170 2577 3086 3391 3391 3086 2577 1966 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 541 846 1254 1661 1966 1864 1559 1254 846 541
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 9 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1877 1426 873 442 271 110 70 50 191 653 1134 1978
Rainy Days 14 12 10 8 5 4 6 6 4 6 9 14
Humidity N N N N N M H H M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1763 1661 1661 1763 2068 2373 2577 2679 2679 2373 2068 1864

Pamukkale

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1050 1254 1661 2170 2679 3086 3493 3391 3086 2373 1763 1254
Min temp (C)(F) 236 337 541 948 1355 1661 1966 1864 1559 1152 745 439
Sunshine hours 5 5 7 8 10 13 14 13 11 8 6 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 974 803 622 472 361 201 141 90 171 402 622 1054
Rainy Days 12 12 12 11 8 3 5 7 4 6 9 12
Humidity N N N N L M VH VH M N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Sinop

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 948 948 1152 1559 1966 2373 2679 2679 2373 1966 1559 1152
Min temp (C)(F) 337 439 541 846 1254 1661 1966 1966 1661 1254 948 643
Sunshine hours 4 5 5 7 8 10 11 10 8 6 4 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 15 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 873 592 532 412 412 371 371 512 643 924 974 964
Rainy Days 15 12 12 12 11 8 5 6 8 12 12 15
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 1/L 2/L 4/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 9/VH 8/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 948 846 846 1050 1457 2068 2373 2475 2272 1864 1457 1152

Trabzon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 846 846 1050 1559 1966 2373 2679 2679 2373 1966 1457 1050
Min temp (C)(F) 32 134 337 745 1152 1457 1763 1763 1457 1050 643 337
Sunshine hours 6 7 6 7 8 10 9 8 8 6 5 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 9
Rainfall (mm)(in) 873 673 632 602 663 643 432 552 783 1094 1004 944
Rainy Days 13 12 13 14 15 12 8 9 10 12 12 13
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 2/L 4/M 6/H 7/H 9/VH 10/VH 9/VH 6/H 4/M 2/L 1/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1050 846 846 1152 1661 2170 2475 2577 2373 2068 1661 1254

Uchisar

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 236 541 948 1559 1966 2475 2781 2781 2475 1763 1152 541
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -327 -130 439 745 1050 1254 1254 846 541 134 -327
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 11 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 402 361 422 532 572 341 100 50 120 291 341 462
Rainy Days 12 11 12 13 12 8 4 5 4 7 9 12
Humidity L M M H VH VH E VH H M M L
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 2170 2577 2781 2882 2781 2577 2272 2068

Urgup

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 337 541 1050 1559 2068 2475 2882 2882 2475 1864 1152 541
Min temp (C)(F) -523 -425 -130 439 745 1050 1254 1152 846 541 134 -327
Sunshine hours 4 5 6 7 9 11 13 12 10 7 5 4
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 392 341 412 542 562 341 90 50 120 281 341 442
Rainy Days 12 11 12 13 12 8 4 5 4 7 8 12
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 8/VH 10/VH 11/E 10/VH 7/H 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Van

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 32 32 541 1152 1763 2373 2882 2882 2373 1661 948 236
Min temp (C)(F) -1014 -916 -425 134 643 948 1355 1355 948 337 -130 -621
Sunshine hours 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 12 10 7 6 5
Daylight hours 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 14 12 11 10 10
Rainfall (mm)(in) 412 432 542 703 572 261 80 70 151 532 542 462
Rainy Days 11 11 13 13 12 7 4 5 5 9 10 11
Humidity N N N N N N L L N N N N
UV 2/L 3/M 5/M 7/H 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11/E 8/VH 5/M 3/M 2/L
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A
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Superior Private Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Istanbul

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines. Transfer to the Levni Hotel for 3 nights. (N)

Day 2: Istanbul

Morning tour of Istanbul including Hagia Sofia, built as a church by Emperor Justinian in the sixth century; the Blue Mosque, with its exquisite blue tiles; and the remains of the Hippodrome, which at its height could accommodate 100,000 spectators. Afternoon visit to the Basilica Cistern, a marvel of Byzantine engineering located underneath the city, and finish at the Egyptian Bazaar. (B)

Day 3: Istanbul

Morning tour of Topkapi Palace, formerly the imperial residence of the Ottoman sultans. Tour the Grand Bazaar, Istanbul’s legendary covered market, and enjoy a traditional Turkish coffee. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 4: Canakkale

Morning drive to Canakkale. Tour of the Gallipoli battlefield, scene of the aborted Allied invasion of 1915. Visit Cape Helles, Suvla Bay and Anzac Cove. Stay at the Kolin Hotel for 1 night. (B, D)

Day 5: Troy • Pergamon • Izmir

Drive from Canakkale to Izmir, stopping en route to visit the Unesco world heritage site of Troy. Continue to Pergamon for a tour of the historic town, including visits to the Acropolis, the Asclepion and the Red Basilica. Transfer to the Key Hotel for 1 night. (B)

Day 6: Hierapolis • Pamukkale • Laodicea

Morning drive to the ruins of Hierapolis and the travertine terraces, and the hot springs at Pamukkale. Continue to Laodicea, where the ruins of one of the seven biblical churches of Asia remain. Stay overnight at the Doga Thermal Hotel in Pamukkale. (B, D)

Day 7: Aphrodisias • Kusadasi

Drive to Aphrodisias, one of the most beautiful classical sites in Turkey. Visit the Temple of Aphrodite and the most complete amphitheatre to have survived from the ancient world. Drive on to Sirince, a Greek village until the official exchange of citizens between Greece and Turkey in 1924. The village boasts its authentic Greco-Mediterranean architecture of narrow cobbled streets and whitewashed houses, enjoy wine tasting at a local vineyard nearby. Continue to Kusadasi and stay 2 nights at La Vista Boutique Hotel Kusadasi. (B)

Day 8: Ephesus

Morning tour of Ephesus, once the capital of Roman Asia Minor. See the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the original Seven Wonders of the World, as well as the main site with its fabled Library of Celsus. Continue to the house of the Virgin Mary. Afternoon at leisure or optional visit to the hillside town of Priene and the ancient Ionian ports of the Menderes valley. (B)

Day 9: Fly to London

Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the airport and fly to London, via Istanbul. (B)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Extensions

Pre- and post-tour extensions are available in Istanbul and Kusadasi, and include 2 nights’ accommodation with arrival or departure transfers. Alternative pre- and post-tour extensions are also available for Cappadocia, Edirne, Bursa and Ankara. Please speak to a Cox & Kings consultant for further details.

Important information Superior tour

This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Superior private tour accommodation

  • La Vista Boutique Hotel & Spa
    La Vista Boutique Hotel & Spa

    Kusadasi's 4-star La Vista Boutique Hotel & Spa features just 30 suites and nine standard rooms. All include air-conditioning, a direct dial telephone, a flatscreen television, wireless internet and a minibar. The well-situated property, 2km from the centre of Kusadasi overlooking the Aegean Sea, has a range of health and well-being facilities, such as an infinity pool and spa, which combines western and Turkish treatments. Guests can dine at the hotel's restaurant, which specialises in seafood and Turkish cuisine.

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  • Kolin Hotel
    Kolin Hotel

    Located 3km from the main area of Canakkale, the 11-storey, resort style Kolin Hotel is renowned for having the highest star rating of the hotels in the area, and is set amongst extensive grounds. Facilities: 374 rooms, iIndoor & outdoor swimming pools, cycle path, volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, sauna, Turkish bath, Finnish bath, jacuzzi, fitness centre, spa, billiard, dart, table tennis, table soccer, live music in the bars, weekend night club and a restaurant. Room amenities: Air conditioning, satellite television, safe, minibar, bathtub, hair dryer, internet connection, and direct phone lines.

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  • Key Hotel
    Key Hotel

    The Key Hotel is a historic boutique hotel set in the heart of Izmir, one of Turkey's leading resorts. Guestrooms are modern with en suite bathrooms and large windows. The sea-front restaurant offers international cuisine with an Aegean flair, while the lobby bar and lounge is the perfect place to relax with a traditional Turkish coffee. Features: 34 rooms & suites, restaurant, bar, gym and sauna. Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi, room service.

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  • Hotel Levni
    Hotel Levni

    The Hotel Levni is a boutique style hotel located in the Sirkeci area of Istanbul with 75 guest rooms. All feature modern facilities with contemporary design. Public amenities include a restaurant, a bar and an indoor pool with sauna.

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  • Doga Thermal Hotel & Spa
    Doga Thermal Hotel & Spa

    The Doga Thermal Hotel &amp; Spa is located in the Karahayit area of Pamukkale, making it the perfect property for those wanting to explore the region. Guestrooms are generous in size with traditional Turkish touches. The restaurant serves Turkish and international cuisine, and the spa offers a range of treatments and facilities.Features: 120 rooms &amp; suites, extensive spa facilities, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, gym, restaurant, bar.<br>Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, safe, hairdryer, Wi-Fi, room service.

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Dates & prices

CIT2021

Guideline Prices

Low season from £2450 per person

High season from £2450 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

  • Canakkale

    Canakkale has historically had an important strategic role. Pilgrims, conquering armies...

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  • Izmir

    Formerly called Smyrna, Izmir was once an important trading city largely populated with...

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  • Kusadasi

    Located on the coast of the Aegean Sea, Kusadasi is an ideal base for exploring the many...

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  • Pamukkale

    Home to a remarkable natural wonder, Pamukkale is a highlight of south western Turkey....

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  • Istanbul

    Istanbul, capital of the great Ottoman Empire, enjoyed more than four centurie...

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