Tour Type: Package Tour
Duration: 7 Days
Starts From: Airport
Tour Highlights: Istanbul, Eskihisar , İzmir, Yalova town, Turkish delight factory, Ulucami (Grand Mosque), Pammukkale, Roman theatre, leather shops, thermal swimming pool, Konya, Mevlana Rumi, Whirling Dervishes, Sultanhanı Caravanserais, Cappadocia, Goreme Open Air Museum, Goreme Valley, Pigeon Valley (Güvercinlik), Avcılar valley, Ortahisar, Red River, Devrent valley, Ankara, Bolu.
Day 1 – ISTANBUL – ISTANBUL
Arrival to Istanbul New airport in the morning and meet with your guide transfer to hotel for having breakfast .After breakfast start exploring Istanbul visiting the Ancient Hippodrome, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. You will take a short walk to the Blue Mosque, completed in 1616, it is a triumph of harmony, proportion and elegance. Then visit to St Sophia, the Church of Divine wisdom and a testament to the sophistication of the 6th Century. Lunch will be served . Than you will visit the magnificient Topkapi Palace, the winter residence of Ottoman Sultans for almost 300 years. It is located on the promontory jutting out between the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn.Grand Bazaar will be visited largest and oldest covered bazaar in Turkey with more than 4.000 shops .Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 2 – ISTANBUL – BURSA – IZMIR
After breakfast and check-out, we will drive to Eskihisar town and cruise the Sea of Marmara by Ferry stop at Yalova town.Our journey will continue on thorogh Bursa by watching Yalova town as panoramic by the coach and reach to first capital of Ottoman Emphire city which is called Bursa. Visit Ulucami (Grand Mosque) – the largest Mosque in Bursa with the most striking example of Ottoman Turkish art and impressive calligraphic wall decorations from 1399 AD. We will serve your lunch from Bursa restaurant. We will drive to direct Izmir. Dinner and overnight in Izmir or Kusadası the hotel.
Day 3 – IZMIR – PAMUKKALE
Early breakfast and check-out hotel, we will visit Ephesus antique city. Stroll through Curerts Street, Marble Street and Arcadian Avenue visiting the Odeon, the State Agora, Hadrian Temple, Celsius Library, Harbour Agora and the theatre. Then visit House of Virgin Mary on top of Mt.Coressos. We will serve your lunch and drive to Pammukkale. We will try to catch the sunset lights to take pictures of the cotton shaped white travertines and terraces of Pammukkale, the necropol of Hierapolis and the Roman theatre. Dinner and overnight at the Pammukkale hotel, Enjoy the thermal swimming pool of the hotel this evening.
Day 4 – PAMUKKALE – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast and check-out hotel, we will drive to Konya. Konya was the center of the Selcuklu Empire as well as the city of Mevlana Rumi and his Whirling Dervishes. After visiting the Mevlana Museum, we will serve lunch on Konya. Then we drive to Aksaray to visit Sultanhanı Caravanserais . While we go to Cappadocia, we will visit underground city Saratlı or Ozkonak. Dinner and overnight at the Cappadocia hotel.
Day 5 – CAPPADOCIA
(Early morning you may take an optional Hot Air Baloon tour, which is considered a “must-do” for travellers in Turkey)
After breakfast, we start to our day visiting Goreme Open Air Museum in the Goreme Valley to visit the rock carved churches hollowed out of volcanic ash. Enjoy picture stops at the Pigeon Valley (Güvercinlik) and at the foot of the Uchisar Castle and Avcılar valley. We serve your lunch then continue our tours.Then panaromic Pasabag (Valley of Love), Ortahisar, Red River. Then visit Devrent valley. Stopped at ceramic and stone shop then come back to hotel for dinner.
Day 6 – CAPPADOCIA – ANKARA – ISTANBUL
After breakfast and check-out hotel, we drive to Salt lake. 40% of Turkey’s salt needs are provided from this lagoon. It is the second largest lake in terms of Turkey’s surface area. Then will go to capital of Turkey called Ankara. We serve your lunch from Ankara then go to Istanbul about 5 hours. Dinner and overnight at the Istanbul hotel.
Day 7 – ISTANBUL – ISTANBUL
After breakfast, check-out hotel. You will have free and easy day before you return back to your home. Transfer to the Atatürk international airport and have a safe flight to your country with the beautiful memories from Turkey.
- Proffesional Tour Guide, TransportationBreakfast (B) , Lunch (L), Dinner (D)Entrance fees, parking and local taxesTips for local restaurant
- Gratuity to guide and driverPersonel expensesVisa expenses if requiredPortage services in airport and Hotels.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
Schedule and Pricing
Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible – we 100% guarantee it. Your currency is set to Euro, Dollar or Turkish Liras
Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Istanbul
Duration: 7 Days.
Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:00pm