DETAILS OF THE TOUR
Travel DateDaily Departure
Tour TypeSmall Group Tour
TransportationAirplane

From: €890

Tour Description

10 Day Turkey Tours
Istanbul Cappadocia Konya Antalya Ephesus Pamukkale

Day 1 - Istanbul
On your arrival to Ataturk airport, meet our driver who hold a sign M 55 at first exit of the gate. Transfer to hotel in old city and you will meet one of our tour consultant to get brief of your tour and you can pay remainder payment to him/her. Overnight stay in Istanbul. (If you arrive in Sabiha Gokcen airport, we will still pick you up with extra cost.)

Day 2 - Free day in Istanbul (B)
After breakfast you are free to explore Istanbul on your own. You can visit Ottoman and Byzantine relics in old city of Istanbul which will be Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Topkapi palace. If you wish you can visit all these places with our Istanbul old city tour. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Istanbul to Cappadocia by plane
Northern Cappadocia Tour (L)

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 5 am and transfered to the airport to take a flight to Cappadocia, on your arrival you will be dropped to your agency office to join your group and we start the day with a splendid view over the region from Goreme Panorama then you will be amazed by the biggest monastery complex Open Air Museum which has many beautiful churches with fantastic wall paintings. Tour continues to pottery town Avanos divided by Red River, the longest river in Turkey and hometown of traditional carpet weaving. After having your lunch you will visit Fairy Chimney Valley and Imagination Valley where you will enjoy lunar landscape. End of the tour transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 4 - South Cappadocia Tour - Optional Hot air balloon tour (B L)
After breakfast, You will be picked up from your hotel at around 10 am and we start the day with a panoramic view of Uchisar Castle which was a former fortress since Roman time, a unique and natural formation. Your visit continues to Underground City where you are going to experience Christian survival from Roman persecution passing through the tunnels, living rooms, food storages, etc. Then you will enjoy Pigeon Valley that offers you a splendid scenery with pigeon houses where people used to collect droppings as fertilizer. After having your lunch you will visit Love Valley and old town of Cavusin which is situated on the slopes of Red Valley. End of the day transfer to hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 5- Cappadocia to Antalya via Konya (B)
Breakfast at the hotel and meet our driver 08:30 am at your hotel and drive to Antalya via Konya. (6-7 h) On the way to Antalya good chance to stop and visit Konya Mevlana museum. We will suggest to try Etli ekmek for lunch If you are not vegetarian. End of the day arrive in Antalya and transfer to hotel.

Day 6 - Free day in Antalya
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city part of Antalya or you can join Aspendos, Perge and waterfall tour of Antalya. The old city of Antalya from, Hellenistic ages, Greco-roman, Selcuk Turks and Ottoman empire. In old city more than 3000 old stone houses you can see. Overnight in Antalya.

Day 7 - Free day in Antalya 
After breakfast we will suggest to go one of the beautiful beach of Antalya. End of the day transfer to airport and take a flight to Izmir. After arrive in Izmir transfer to hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 8 - Ephesus Tour (B L)
After breakfast pick up from your hotel (09:30 am) and start for full day tour of Ephesus. You will start your visit with Artemis Temple, city ruins as Hadrian Temple, Celcius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI. End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Day 9 - Pamukkale Tour (B L)
After breakfast, 08:00-08:30 am we will pick you up from your hotel and join your group for full day tour of  Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine’s, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
You will have your lunch during the excursion.
End of the day you will be transferred to Denizli airport and take a fly back to Istanbul. Upon arrive in Istanbul transfer to hotel and overnight stay.

Day 10 - Istanbul, departure (B)
After breakfast free day in Istanbul and according to your flight time, transfer to airport.

Important Notice
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 40 % extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Connected flight to Izmir may land after midnight.
Due to weather conditions if  your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.

Travel Tips:
Istanbul can be very cold and snowy in winters, so provide yourself winter clothes.
Springs and autumns are rainy, do not forget your umbrella or raincoat!
Summers are humid and hot, put enough sun cream and bring your hat.
Always for the tours in Turkey wear comfortable shoes.
You can have t-shirts or shorts on the days when you will visit mosques, no problem because they provide you at the entrance scarf and piece of clothes to cover your shoulders or legs.
You may visit any mosque except praying times.

Economic Hotels;
Istanbul -Uyan Hotel, Zeynep Sultan, Avicenna Hotel, Ferman Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House
Antalya - Antalya Inn Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel

Price:
Per person 930 euro with credit card and  890 euro with cash payment

Comfort Hotels:
Istanbul - Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel or Levni Spa Hotel
Cappadocia - Artemis Cave Suite or Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Antalya - Dogan S Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

Price:
Per person 1050 euro with credit card and 990 euro with cash payment

Optional Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, per person 160 EURO

Included
  • All airport transfers
  • Domestic flights
  • Hotels with breakfast
  • Daily tours with entrance fees, guide, lunch and transportation
  • Taxes

Excluded
  • Dinner and drinks
  • Medical insurance

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