Discover Turkey Tour
Discover Turkey Tour ( 8 Days – 7 Nights )
Istanbul, Pamukkale, Ephesus, Cappadocia
Day 1: Arriving Istanbul
Day 2: Istanbul Old City Tour
Day 3: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise – Flight to Izmir
Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale &Hierapolis Tour
Day 5: Full Day Ephesus Tour – Flight toCappadocia
Day 6: Cappadocia North Tour – Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour
Day 7: Cappadocia South Tour
Day 8: Flight to Istanbul – Flight Home
Departure Dates: Daily departure
Price:Please contact us for a quotation as a variation of prices are offered by the hotels & airline companies for different periods of the year.
✓ Airport Assistance by our hostess
✓ All airport, hotel and tour transfers with non-smoking A/C vehicles
✓ 7 nights’ accommodation in 4 star hotels including breakfast (2 nights in Istanbul, 2 nights in Kusadasi, 3 nights in Cappadocia)
✓ 7 breakfast, 6 lunch and 2 dinner are included in the program
✓ All sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary include; transportation, entrance fees and professional English speaking guides licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
✓All Domestic Flight tickets
✓ All local taxes
✓ No hidden or extra costs
✖ Personal expenses.
✖ Optional tours.
✖Tips to the guide and driver.
✖ International Airfares
• Above the tour package is flexible, this itinerary can be customized upon your request
• Departure and ending places of this itinerary can be customized other than Istanbul upon request
• It is possible to reduce or extend the days of your stay in Turkey.
• Please complete the booking form. We will contact you at your request and answer any question.
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(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)
Day 1: Arriving Istanbul
Upon your arrival to Istanbul International Airport, you will be met by our hostess and transferred to your hotel. Before dinner you can take a walk through the historical Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, having a look at the Hippodrome and the famous Blue Mosque.rnOvernight stay in Istanbul.
- Atatürk Havalimanı, Yeşilköy Mahallesi, Bakırköy/İstanbul, Türkiye
Day 2: Istanbul Old City Tour (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will explore the wonderful sites of Old Istanbul, the only city in the world straddling two continents, Europe and Asia. We will visit the Blue Mosque, with its six graceful minarets and famed blue Iznik Tiles, the Hippodrome, ancient Roman arena for chariot racing and Grand Bazaar with its more than 4,000 shops. We will then visit The Topkapi Palace, which was the principle residence of the Ottoman Sultansfrom15th to 19th Century. We will visit the fabulous Imperial Treasury and the Baghdad Kiosk. Topkapi Palace is now a museum and has unrivaled collections of jewelry, including the Spoonmaker’s Diamond, the 3rd largest diamond in the world, Ottoman court costumes and ceramics, notably one of the worldu0027s finest collection of early Chinese ceramics, much of it gifts from other rulers. Interestingly, some of the ceramics have a special glaze that was said to change color in the presence of poison. We also visit the Imperial Armory, displaying centuries of Ottoman weaponry. But perhaps the loveliest features of Topkapi Palace are its courtyards with their ancient trees, and it is easy to imagine the sultan strolling here far from the cares of state and empire. We will then proceed to The Sulaymaniyah Mosque, which is the largest and grandest of Istanbulu0027s imperial mosques. It dates from the 16th Century heyday of the Ottoman Empire, and was designed by Sinan, the greatest architect of his day and originator of the Classical Ottoman style of architecture. Sulaymaniyah Mosque and its complex of charitable institutions rank among the most important of 2,000 structures Sinan designed. Finally, we will then visit the museum Haghia Sophia* and the Church of The Divine Wisdom. After the tour, we will return to your hotel where you will have the evening at leisure.rnrnOvernight stay in Istanbul.rnrn* Haghia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays and will be replaced by St.Sauveur Chora Church.
- Merkez Mahallesi, Şişli/İstanbul, Türkiye
Day 3: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise - Flight to Izmir (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the 17th Century Egyptian Spice Bazaar* and embark on an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. Winding between wooded hills, it is lined with mosques, castles, 19th Century mansions, picturesque villages and the extravagant baroque places of the late Ottoman Sultans. Our tour concludes with a drive along the Istanbul Bosphorus to visit the Rumeli Fortress, built by Mehmed the Conqueror. After the tour, you will be transferred to the Istanbul International Airport to take the flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival to Izmir, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi.rnrnOvernight stay in Kusadasi.rnrn* The Egyptian Spice Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
- İzmir Şehirlerarası Otobüs Terminali, Karacaoğlan Mahallesi, Kemalpaşa Caddesi, Bornova/İzmir, Türkiye
Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will journey inland to Pamukkale to enjoy the spas, pools, and terraces of this natural wonder, called the u0022Cotton Castleu0022. This name is truly fitting, the brilliant white calcified terraces do truly resemble a castle made of cotton. We will also spend time in Hierapolis, with one of the largest and most diverse necropolis in the world. After the tour, we will return to your hotel in Kusadasi.rnrnOvernight stay in Kusadasi.
- Pamukkale/Denizli, Türkiye
Day 5: Full Day Ephesus Tour - Flight toCappadocia (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for a full day tour of Ephesus and Virgin Maryu0027s House. First, we will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Then proceed to the Ancient City of Ephesus where you will explore some of the best-preserved theater, fountains and buildings in the world. Then we will continue to the House of Virgin Mary on top of the mountain. A pilgrimage site for many people of all denominations. After the tour, we will transfer you to Izmir International Airport for your flight to Kayseri. Upon your arrival to Kayseri, you will be transfered to the Special Class Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.rnrnOvernight stay in Cappadocia.
- Acarlar Mahallesi, Efes Harabeleri, Selçuk/İzmir, Türkiye
Day 6: Cappadocia North Tour - Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will depart for a full day Cappadocia tour visiting, Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys, Zelve Open Air Museum where three canyons meet in the valley, Pasabagi (Monku0027s Valley), Avanos, the stunning valley of Goreme and Open Air Museum where the remains of churches and early Christian dwellings, hewn from the rock, date back thousands of years. After the tour, we will return to your hotel.rnrnOvernight stay in Cappadocia.
- Kapadokya Balloons, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Day 7: Cappadocia South Tour (B - L)
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will again depart for a full day Cappadocia tour visiting the famous rock churches in the red and rose valley and hike the 5 kms through the Gulludere valley. We will visit the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen in the Cavusin village. We will then continue to Kaymakli and visit the underground city where the early Christians sought refuge. Finally, we will visit the natural castle at Ortahisar. After the tour, we will return to your hotel for overnight stay.rnrnOvernight stay in Cappadocia.
- Yeni Mahallesi, Kapadokya Meslek Yüksekokulu, Mustafapaşa-Ürgüp/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Day 8: Flight to Istanbul - Flight Home ( B )
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Kayseri Airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Upon your arrival to the Istanbul International Airport, you will proceed to the International Departure Terminal for your flight back home. End of our services.
- İstanbul, Türkiye