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8-Day Tour Of Turkey's Highlights From Istanbul
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, Culture, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    Arabic, English, Greek, Turkish

Description

Embark on a tour to Turkey to see the major tourist attractions such as the Blue Mosque, the Temple of Artemis, and the Hippodrome. Dip your feet under the warm waters of Pamukkale, admire the fairy chimneys in Cappadocia, and explore Goreme. Also, visit the Sultanhani Caravansary, the Mevlana Museum, and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk's mausoleum.

Highlights
  • Relax in the warm waters of the travertines in Pamukkale
  • Marvel at the fairy chimneys in Cappadocia
  • Visit the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome
  • Learn how Turkish carpets are made by hand
  • Day 1: Istanbul & Bosphorus expand_more
    • Welcome to Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel and at 13:00, do a short visit to the Egyptian Spice Bazaar. Enjoy a cruise along the European and Asian shores of the Bosphorus.

    Overnight: Istanbul/Boutique/Sirkeci Mansion Hotel

  • Day 2: Istanbul Old City & Flight to Kusadasi expand_more
    • After breakfast, enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city that covers two continents. Visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and the Hippodrome.

    • This afternoon, we will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Izmir and, upon arrival, transfer to Kusadasi.

    Overnight: Kusadasi/Boutique/Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel/(B, D)

  • Day 3: Ephesus, Kusadasi expand_more
    • Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village, we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

    Overnight: Kusadasi/Boutique/Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel/(B, D)

  • Day 4: Pamukkale, Hierapolis expand_more
    • This morning, enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

    Overnight: Pamukkale/4-star/Colossae Thermal Hotel/(B, D)

  • Day 5: Silk Road, Konya expand_more
    • Today, we travel the ancient Silk Road to visit the Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana Museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, don't miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening!

    Overnight: Cappadocia/Boutique Cave/Elevres Stone House Hotel/(B, D)

  • Day 6: Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City expand_more
    • Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia today as we visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum and the fairy chimneys, and explore the many levels of an underground city.

    Overnight: Cappadocia/Boutique Cave/Elevres Stone House Hotel/(B, D)

  • Day 7: Ankara expand_more
    • Early morning, depart to the nation's capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, the mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul.

    Overnight: Istanbul/Boutique/Sirkeci Mansion Hotel/(B)

  • Day 8: Depart Istanbul expand_more
    • After breakfast, our tour concludes, and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

What's Included
  • Istanbul airports round trips transfer

  • Professional English-speaking Turkish tour guide for the duration of the tour

  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

  • Tips except for Turkish tour guide and driver

  • Domestic flight between Istanbul and Izmir and transfers

  • Entrance fees

  • 7 Nights accommodation

  • 7 Breakfasts and 5 Dinners

What's Excluded
  • Suggested optional activities

  • Tips - Turkish tour guide and driver

  • Compulsory Travel Insurance

Know before you go

Please Note

  • Instead of travelling between Cappadocia and Istanbul by bus, an optional morning flight from Kayseri (Cappadocia) to Istanbul is available at extra cost. Please contact us for a quote

  • Domestic flight times may vary due to various circumstances

  • You will need to have your passport handy at check-in for any domestic flights

  • This tour starts at 13:00 with a half-day tour of Istanbul. If flying into Istanbul on this day ensures you have left enough time to clear the airport, transfer to your hotel and check-in before 13:00

  • Single travellers are obliged to pay a Single Supplement and will have a hotel room for them

  • Departure dates: every Monday all year round

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Standard
1 To 4 EUR 1025 Per Person

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