Join on an exhilarating tour of Turkey’s most iconic locations on a ten days excursion to Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia, and Istanbul from Izmir. Delve into the rich Roman history of Ancient Ephesus, sink into the steaming serenity of Pamukkale’s calcium terraces (Cotton Castle), discover the spectacular valleys and canyons of Cappadocia. Finally, explore the mystical capital city of the three empires and enjoys the boat trip between Asia & Europe continents in Istanbul. Start in Izmir after arrival and end in Istanbul!
After land at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, picking up with your name and transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi for your leisure day. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 2 - Explore Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary House
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
Pick up is at 08:30 am right after the breakfast from the hotel and meet with your local tour guide for an amazing tour to Ancient Ephesus & Virgin Mary House. You are going to explore Ephesus ruins included Celsus Library, Virgin Mary House and of course, you will visit first the Temple of Artemis and Isabey mosque. You will have a break for lunch during the tour. You will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide to the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. When the tour ends, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 3 - Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City - Cappadocia
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Today after breakfast, we drive to Cotton Cattle in Turkey to visit and enjoy the famous Pamukkale white calcium terraces. Our bus journey takes about three hours. We will arrive at Pamukkale town at lunchtime. After lunch, we will start to visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre, and Roman Baths. Afterward, continue to the famous cotton castle area forsee the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. You will enjoy on the amazing white calcium terraces. After the guided tour, you will have some free time to explore sights on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the antique Cleopatra thermal pool (at own expense) during this free time. After the tour, check into the hotel room in Pamukkale town for freshening up till service time to Denizli bus station. Transfer to the bus station and overnight bus to Cappadocia. The bus journey takes 10 hours.
Day 4 - Leisure Day in Cappadocia
Meal: No Meal
Morning arrival to this beautiful horses country. You will check to the hotel and have a leisure day in the hotel town to rest and enjoy to see local life. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight is the best activity to do in Cappadocia. We strongly suggest you join a hot air flight when you come to Cappadocia.
Day 5 - Cappadocia North Tour
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Optional Tour: We highly recommend you to join Hot Air Balloon Ride this morning before breakfast to see unique Cappadocia from the air with the sunrise.
We start to the guided tour at 09:30 after breakfast. Meet with the tour guide and after short brief your the tour, visiting Devent Valley (Fairy Chimneys), Pasabag Monks Valley, and famous Avanos town. We will have a lunch break at the local restaurant. Continue to visit the Open-air Museum of Goreme and Uchisar Castle. We return back to the hotel at the end of the tour. Overnight in Cappadocia.
This program offers you to have fun with the traditional Turkish Night Shows. You will have an amazing dinner and unlimited local alcohols.
Day 6 - Cappadocia South Tour - Flight to Istanbul
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Check out from your hotel after breakfast at 09:30 and pick up from the hotel for fully guided Cappadocia south tour. Meet with your local tour guide and short brief about the tour. Start to hike in Red Valley about 3,5 km, Cavusin Village. We will have lunch at local restaurant. Afterward, continue to visit Pigeon Valley then Kaymaklı Underground City where earlier Christians lived. After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for fly to Istanbul. Flight to Istanbul. When you arrive in Istanbul pick up and transferred to your hotel. Check into hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7 - Istanbul Historical City Tour
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
After taking the hotel breakfast around at 08:30 am, you will be taken to the starting point of the historical city tour. Throughout the tour, we will visit; famous Santa Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Byzantium old Hippodrome, the largest colorful market Grand Bazaar, and Topkapı Palace Museum. We will have a lunch at a local restaurant during the tour. 17:00 – At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise is the best activity at the night in Istanbul between Asia & Europe continents included dinner and unlimited local drinks.
Day 8 - Bosphorus Cruise & Asia Discovery Tour
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Your breakfast will be at the hotel before pick up time at 08:30. Pick up from the hotel and meet with the tour guide and other tour participants for to discovery part of Europe continent, Bosphorus and Asia continent today. Drive from part of old Byzantine city walls to famous Spice Bazaar. After visiting the Spice bazaar embark to the unforgettable Boat Sightseeing Cruise on the Bosphorus between Asia and Europe continents. You can see old Pasha Villas, Dolmahabe Palace, Ciragan Palace, Rumeli Fortress and more from the sea. After our lunch, we continue to drive on Bosphorus Bridge to Asia continent and stop to visit Beylerbeyi Palace Museum. Our final stop will be famous Camlica Hill in Asia and drive back to Europe continent. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 9 - Leisure Day in Istanbul
After breakfast, you will have a leisure day to relax in this mystic city. Overnight in Istanbul.
Princes Island Tour in the Marmara Sea is the best way to escape from Istanbul for a day and enjoy with Phaeton (horse-driven-carriage) on the island.
Day 10 - Fly Home from Istanbul
You will have the hotel breakfast and check out from the hotel at 11:00. Pick up from the hotel according to your flight departure time and transfer to the airport for your flight back home. Tour Ends. We will be glad to see you on your next vacation.
If you have Schengen Visa you can purchase the Turkey Visa online at E-visa. Or if you do not have Schengen visa you must contact the Turkish Embassy in your country.
How do I pay for our Turkey tour package?
If you accept the package tours and ready to book you can use our online booking form on the mentioned page. You can click on (Book Now Pay Online) You can pay either deposit or full amount with your Visa or Master Card.
Do we pay the full amount?
Generally, we charge a minimum %30 deposit or some small amount according to tour content. The deposit may change according to the tour package you that you chose and it is shown on the website how much deposit we charge. If you pay only deposit the rest has to paid in CASH once
I am a solo traveler. Do I share rooms with others?
In our tour package, we do not provide sharing room for solo travelers. There will be an extra single supplement as mentioned in the booking system on our web page. You will stay in a single room.
Is there any discount for children?
Of course, we have a discount for children. You will see the discounts for children when you start the booking online.
Can we upgrade our hotels if we do not want to stay mentioned hotels in your package?
Yes, of course, you can upgrade your hotel in the package if you do not want to stay mentioned hotel. We can offer you higher class hotels with an extra fee. Or you can let us know which hotels that you want to stay and we can book your preferred hotel.
Are we able to choose our own hotels?
Yes, you can choose your own hotel and we can provide you the price without hotels. But If you book your own hotel they have to be central otherways, there will be an extra fee for pick up and drop off for the tours.
What are the departure dates of your tour packages?
Our tours depart every day (unless otherwise stated)! You need to pick your date from the booking form and complete it then we will arrange your tour according to the chosen starting date.
What kind of vehicles do you use for your day tour or tour packages?
We use fully air-conditioned non-smoking new-model touristic vehicles for our tours, like Mercedes, Wolksvagen, Isuzu, Otokar) – so that you can enjoying touring in comfort.
Some of our tour Packages include local buses for conneting from one city to others. We use a good bus companies for your locla bus travel from one city to others.
Are the domestic flight tickets included?
Depends on the tour package that you chose. Most of the tour package includes internal flights but before you book the tour please check the What includes and What Excludes section of the tour packages to make sure.
Are International Flights included in your Turkey Tour Package?
International flight tickets are not included. We have guest any corner of the World. That’s why we do not know which city you are coming from. You will book your own International flight tickets.
Is it possible to choose our own start and finish dates for our trip to Turkey?
Of course, you can choose your own starting date according to your time frame. Our tours depart every day unless not mentioned any specific dates on the tour package content.
Do your tours stop in shopping stores?
Our regular group tours stopping in some shopping places. But there is no obligation to buy. Mostly we stop unique goods shops belong to Turkey such as carpet store, leather store or jewelry stores. Once we stop here also you will get a lecture about the goods. Our private tours do not stop any shops unless you required.
How do we meet with our tour at the airport?
Once you arrive in Turkey, you will be waited by our staff with a name sign. Once you see your name/our company sign, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel.
Who will pick up from our hotel?
If you booked your own hotel and start the one of our tour from your hotel, one of our staff/driver will come to your hotel at given time that will be written on your confirmation voucher and take you the meeting point to meet with other tour participants and tour guide.
Do we have to carry our passport with us during the tour?
While you are on a city tour, you do not need to carry but just in case, once you arrive in your hotel, take the copy of your passport and carry passport's copy with you.
If you travel from one city to other city and if you are going to use the flight or bus connection between cities, you have to take your passport with you.
Do we check in to flight on our own or is there anyone to help us?
Once you booked a Turkey package that includes flight tickets, our driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you the airport then you will check into flight on your own. We will provide your flight tickets after your booking.
How many people there will be in the group tours?
Group size changes day by day. We are not able to give you an exact number of the group but generally, group size is between 8 and 25 people.
Are tour guides licensed and speak English?
All of our tour guides are licensed by the Turkish Tourism & Cultural Ministry and all are educated and well experienced.
If I am Vegetarian, am I able to find any Vegetarian food during Turkey Trip?
Yes, It is very easy to find vegetarian food in Turkey. But please let us know your food preference at the time of booking.
Which airline company do you use for internal flights?
We use all Turkish Companies such as Turkis Airlines, Anadolujet, Pegasus Airlines, Atlas Global, Onur Airlines and Sunexpress according to availability.
What happen if I forget any valuables/any staff in the tours or hotels?
We are not responsable for any forgeten valuables/staff on our tour/hotels. But if you let us know immediately we will try to do our best to find it and deliver it to you according to the possibility.
When I pay by credit card, is it safe to use your online booking?
It is secured by SSL 128-256 bit and we do not see any credit card details. When you insert your credit card details the payment charged directly by our bank.
Can we extend the package tour if ı have more days?
Yes, you can extend your tour package. If you want you can check our other Packages that is longer then you choose one or you can add only extra night without any tours with additional cost.
Is there any hidden cost the tour package?
There is no any hidden cost in the package. All includes and excludes are mentioned on the tour page. Please check the includes and excludes section before you book the tour package.
If you would like to upgrade the hotel to a higher quality hotel, we will be glad to offer two options:
Option 1:We can upgrade your hotel accommodation according to your request with an additional cost. This additional cost will be added to the total amount of the mentioned package tour.
Option 2: If you would like to book your own hotel, We are able to take mentioned hotel price out and we can quote a new tour package price without the hotel. By this way, you will get all the mentioned services in the itinerary except hotel accommodation.
P.S: If you book your own hotel, the location of the hotel has to be central for pick up and drop off for the tours.
If the mentioned hotels are suitable for you, you can book your package directly online through our website.
If you would like to change your hotel, please make a request then we wil be glad to quote a new price accordingly.