Tour Type: Package Tour
Duration: 8 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
Arrival to Istanbul Ataturk airport in the evening and meet with your guide transfer to hotel. 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. Stopping at Turkish delight factory for shopping, than we will 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 we will visit our sponsor to leather shops and serve your lunch. After, drive to Pammukkale. We will try to catch the sunset lights to take pictures of the cotton shaped white travertines and terraces of Pamukkale, the necropol of Hierapolis and the Roman theatre. Dinner and overnight at the Pamukkale 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 . 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 – BOLU
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 Bolu about 2 hours. Dinner and overnight at the Bolu hotel.
Day 7 – BOLU – ISTANBUL
After breakfast and check-out hotel, we drive to İstanbul about 4 hours. When we come to Istanbul, we serve lunch at local restaurant. Drive to hotel and free time. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 8 – ISTANBUL
After breakfast and check-out hotel. Free time untill transfer time. (Hotel is city center, near Grand Bazaar and old city area. Walkable distance). Transfer to Ataturk 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: 8 Days.
Return details: Returns to original departure point at approximately 11:00pm