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12-Days Visit To Mesmerizing Cities Of Turkey
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    12 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Turkish


Discover Turkey at its best, famous for its unique moon-like landscapes, underground cities, tombs, cave churches and houses carved into ancient volcanic rock formations. Explore several mesmerizing Turkish cities filled in abundance with cultural and natural heritage in this 12-Day excursion.

  • See the best of Istanbul
  • Enjoy entertaining belly and folk dance of the natives
  • Taste the world-famous Turkish wines
  • Witness the rock-cut architecture of Cappadocia 
  • Head to the famous ruins of Ephesus
  • Visit the ancient churches of Turkey
  • See the ancient Lycian Tombs
  • Day 1: Istanbul expand_more

    Upon arrival, meet your tour guide and transfer to the hotel.

  • Day 2: Istanbul expand_more
    • Enjoy your half-day sightseeing at Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.

    • In the afternoon, join on an optional Bosphorus cruise and Spice market tour.

    Meals: Only breakfast is provided.

  • Day 3: Istanbul expand_more
    • In the morning, visit St. Sophia, Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.

    • In the evening, join on an optional Turkish dinner and enjoy entertaining belly and folk dance.

    Meals: Only Breakfast is provided.

  • Day 4: Gallipoli Troy Assos expand_more
    • In the morning, depart to Gallipoli to visit Anzac Cove, the Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair.

    • Before crossing the Dardanelles, visit Suvla Vineyard and wine cellar to taste the world-famous Turkish wines.

    • Drive to Canakkale and visit the ancient city, Troy.

    Stop at Yeşilyurt for dinner and overnight stay.

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner provided.

  • Day 5: Izmir via Pergamum expand_more
    • In the morning, drive through the olive forests and stop at the olive museum.

    • Then, visit Tahtakuşlar Ethnography Museum. Enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional village.

    • Stop at the ancient Medical Center - Asclepion in Pergamum.

    Overnight stay in Izmir. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included.

  • Day 6: Ephesus & St. Mary’s House expand_more
    • Visit the famous ruins of Ephesus. Explore the 2,000-year-old marble streets, theatre, Library of Celsius, gymnasium and Hadrian’s Temple.

    • Take a short drive and visit St. Mary’s stone cottage. It is believed that the Virgin Mary spent her last years here, accompanied by St. John.

    Join on an optional afternoon tour to Sirince.

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner is included

  • Day 7: Izmir to Cappadocia expand_more
    • Depart to Ankara in flight. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

    • Visit Anatolian Civilization Museum.

    • Continue to drive to Cappadocia. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included

  • Day 8: Cappadocia expand_more
    • Consider an optional early morning hot air balloon tour and experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys, and caves at sunrise. Enjoy breakfast at a village house.

    • Post breakfast, visit Goreme, a historical region of Turkey located among the rock formations, which was first settled back in the Roman period.

    Enjoy dinner at a traditional restaurant.

    Overnight stay in Cappadocia. 

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner is included.

  • Day 9: Cappadocia to Antalya expand_more
    • Post breakfast, visit the underground city of Saratli.

    • Proceed to Antalya through the Taurus Mountains and visit Aspendos, the Roman city at the base of the mountains.

    • Continue to visit Perge. Enjoy lunch in a casual, traditional village restaurant.

    Overnight stay in Antalya. 

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner is included

  • Day 10: Antalya expand_more
    • Relax on the Mediterranean Coast or join on an optional tour to the Archaeological Museum of Antalya, combined with a cruise from the old Roman yacht harbour.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Antalya.

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner is included

  • Day 11: Myra to Kalkan expand_more
    • Depart in the morning to Myra.

    • Visit the home church of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) and the ancient city of Myra.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Kalkan. 

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner is included.

  • Day 12: Kalkan to Fethiye expand_more
    • In the morning, drive to Fethiye and visit the Lycian Tombs.

    • Later, transfer to the Dalaman Airport for an afternoon flight to Istanbul. 

    Meals: Only Breakfast is included.

What's Included
  • Boutique Class hotels

  • Meals as indicated on itineraries

  • Licensed guides throughout the whole trip

  • Private air-conditioned transportation

  • Flight ticket from Izmir to Kayseri

  • All taxes and service charges
  • Arrival/departure transfers

What's Excluded
  • Optional tours

  • Pre or post tour transfers

  • Any other personal expenses

  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

  • Flight ticket from Dalaman to Istanbul

Meeting Point

İstanbul, Turkey

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 2 USD 1995 Per Person
3 To 3 USD 1895 Per Person

This is a private tour

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USD 1995 / person