Be ready to explore ten important places including from historical ruins to the natural wonders of Turkey that you will be amazed. In the best-known places, you will live unforgettable moments. You will explore Istanbul, Ephesus, Didyma, Miletus, Priene, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia throughout the tour.
When you arrive at Istanbul, our confidential transportation service will pick you up from the airport to transfer you to the hotel. Today you may want to rest the whole day because of tiring travel. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
After taking breakfast the hotel around at 08:30 am, you will be taken to the starting point of the tour. Throughout the tour, you will visit; Hagia Sophia Museum, a magnificent structure of Byzantine. Blue Mosque, famous for its unique Iznik Tiles. Hippodrome, an icon from ancient sports. Grand Bazaar, the largest colorful market. Topkapı Palace houses many loyal treasuries. And also, you will have a lunch at a local restaurant.
17:00 ─ At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
You will have breakfast at the hotel and you will meet our professional tour guide at the hotel lobby. And we will drive to Spice Market one of the largest bazaars in the city which located in the Eminönü quarter of the Fatih district. Soon after, we embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, connects the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea and separates Europe and Asia, making Istanbul one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the only one built astride two continents. After the boat tour, we will drive to Çamlıca Hill (the highest spot in Istanbul) which is famous for the landscape. Driving back to Europe over the Bosphorus Bridge, we visit Dolmabahçe Palace, with more than 340 rooms & eight Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans.
17:00 ─ You will be taken to your hotel after the tour is over.
Extra Option 1: If you don’t want to join the full day tour, you can join the half-day one (The half-day tour ends at 12:30 pm and has no lunch). Please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Extra Option 2: Upgrade to a private Bosphorus cruise. It offers the opportunity to enjoy the best possible Bosphorus experience with comfort, unique views & a relaxing environment as key for you and your companion/s only.
You will be picked up from your hotel for your transfer to the airport to catch your early morning flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir. Then, you will be taken to Cappadocia where our tour will begin. The first place we see is the Devrent Valley whose fairy chimneys are unique in the world even in Cappadocia. Then, we will see the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys in Pasabag Monks Valley. After taking beautiful pictures, we will drive to pottery paradise, Avanos. You will have a break for lunch. You will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Through the end of the tour, you will get a chance to whole Goreme over the natural castles of Uchisar.
17:00 ─ At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
You can join the hot air balloon flight today for an extra fee.
After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel around 09:30 and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Now we will ready to explore the famous fairy chimneys. The first place in South Cappadocia is Red Valley where you can see the three or four-headed unique red fairy chimneys. Then, the tour continues through Çavuşin Village, an old settlement of Clergymen. You will have a take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will drive to Pigeon Valley which hosts many pigeons in a cave. Now the route is to visit Kaymaklı Underground City where earlier Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour.
After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri airport for your flight to Izmir through Istanbul. When you arrive in Izmir, you will be transferred to the hotel.
You will be picked up from the hotel in Kuşadası, and taken to the meeting point in Selçuk where the full group will first meet. The tour takes three hours and has a break for personal needs, will begin with the departing from Selçuk to Pamukkale. Arriving in Pamukkale. You will have a lunch at a local restaurant. The guided tour will begin in Pamukkale whose calcite cliffs jumps straight out of many Turkey tourism brochures, and day-waders come from far and wide to indulge in the warm waters of these dazzling travertines. You will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also, you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre, and Roman Baths. At the end of the guided tour, you will have some free time to explore the area on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale antique pools (at own expense) during this free time.
17:00 ─ You will be transferred to your hotel in Kuşadası.
After breakfast at the hotel around 08:30 am, you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Of course, you will visit first the Temple of Artemis that the ruins of this marvelous Hellenistic construction, though the grandeur of this colossal structure once exceeded that of the Parthenon. Next, Ephesus contains more than 30 buildings and structures linked together by streets that still bear the mark of ancient chariot wheels will be visited. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary which was erected on the foundation of that house and its authenticity has been confirmed by Pope Paul VI and Pope John Paul II. Before visiting Şirince Village which is an old Greek village and is well-known for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production, we will visit the Isabey Mosque. In Şirince Village, 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 hotels in Kuşadası.
You will have breakfast at the hotel and check out at 08:30. We will visit first Miletus, the oldest city of Ionia. Next, Priene, which built on the slopes of the Samson Mountains; this marble-framed plain marble city is worth seeing all over the Söke with its Athena temple, will become our destination. Then we will drive to Miletus which has magnificent theatre and the Byzantine fortress on the acropolis above. Didyma comes forth, with its largest Ionic Temple in the world, that of Apollo.
16:00 ─ At end of the tour, you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel.
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.