12-Days Turkey Tour

12 Days Turkey Tour

Explore the most visited sights in Turkey with this tour package. You will visit Istanbul for its beauty and history, Gallipoli for war history, Troy and Ephesus for ancient history, Pamukkale for natural beauty and Cappadocia for its unique lands.

By booking this tour package, you will be visited every important area in Turkey.

Duration: 12 Days
Tour Type: Regular
Departure Days: Everyday
Starting Place: Istanbul
Ending Place: Istanbul
Transportation: +


Day 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

Meal: No Meal

Welcome to the homes of the biggest empires!
Upon your arrival in Istanbul, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotels. The rest of the day is free.

Stay overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul Historical City Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

After the breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the tour area.
The tour will begin with visiting Topkapi Palace which is one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. This palace, which stands still for more than 550 years, is totally worth to see. After having lunch, you will proceed to the Hagia Sophia. The construction of the first Hagia Sophia was started by the Roman emperor Great Constantine, who declared the official religion of the Christian empire. Then you will admire the Blue Mosque. Because the mosque was made of blue, green and white colored Iznik tiles, and decorated with blue the inside of the half dome and the big dome, it is called “Blue Mosque”. You will walk on the Hippodrome of Constantinople which is a hippodrome with spectator capacity between 60,000 and 100,000 people. You will see the Obelisk or Theodosius Obelisk which is an Ancient Egyptian obelisk located on the south side of Sultanahmet Square near the Serpentine Column. The last destination is the Grand Bazaar which has more than 4000 shops. You can buy gifts here.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotels.

Stay overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Bosphorus Cruise & Discovery Asia Continent Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

You will be picked up from the hotel for exploring the Spice Bazaar which is a perfect bazaar that addresses all the sensuous of people. Then you’ll take a relaxing Bosphorus boat cruise (by public ferry) between the continents of Europe and Asia. It is necessary to try this brilliant experience. Then you will have a chance to see Dolmabahce Palace from the sea. While traveling by boat you will see old pasha villas and old palaces, you will go back in time. The next exploring point is Beylerbeyi Palace which was built in 1864 by Sultan Abdulaziz, instead of a wooden palace destroyed by a fire. In the afternoon, you will have a panoramic view of Istanbul on Camlica Hill.

You will be transferred to your hotels.

Stay overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 - Drive to Gallipoli & Gallipoli Tour

Meal: Lunch

In the early morning, you will be picked up from your hotels and transferred to the Çanakkale. When you arrive in Çanakkale, your tour will begin.
You will visit Gallipoli National Park including the Gallipoli Battlefields, Anzac Cove, original tunnels and trenches at Johnston Jolly, the Nek Cemetery, Lone Pine Australian Memorial and Brighton Beach, Chunuk Bair New Zealander Memorial.

You will be transferred to your hotels.

Stay overnight in Çanakkale.

Day 5 - Troy Tour & Kuşadası

Meal: Breakfast

In the morning, after breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel to see Troy, a reconstruction of the fabled Wooden Horse, Ancient city of Troy ruins, the Roman Bouletarion.

After the tour, you will be transferred to the Canakkale bus station. Bus transportation to Kusadasi via Izmir.
When you arrive at the bus station, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kuşadası.

Stay overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 - Ancient Ephesus Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotels and transferred to the Ephesus.
Ephesus tour will begin from the House of Virgin Mary. This is the house that she spent her last year here. You will discover the Ephesus Ancient City which is the most flourishing of 12 ion cities in the Aegean. You will see the spectacular monuments, and some of them are the Library of Celsus, Agora, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple, Theater and Roman Latrines. Before having lunch, you will visit the Isabey Mosque and the Temple of Artemis.

You will be transferred to your hotels in Kuşadası.
Stay overnight in Kuşadası.

Day 7 - Pamukkale Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up by our agency representative for going to Pamukkale. It is famous for the healing properties of its thermal mineral baths and beautiful cascading snow-white terraced cliffside basins and waterfalls. Before visiting the ancient Roman city ruins of Hierapolis, you will have lunch. The tour will not finish just that. You also see well-preserved places such as the Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs, Gates, Thermal Baths, Devil’s Hole and the Masterpiece Theater.

At the end of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Stay overnight in Kuşadası.

Day 8 - Fly to Cappadocia & Free Day

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast and check-out from the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for flying Cappadocia via Istanbul with available flight. When you arrive there, our agency manager will pick you up from the airport for transferring the hotel.
The rest of the day is free.

Stay overnight in Cappadocia.

Generally there is no direct flight to Izmir from Cappadocia.
If there is a direct flight on your travel date, we will book it for you.
If there is no direct flight, you will fly to Izmir through Istanbul and your arrival time at Izmir Airport will be around midnight.

Day 9 - The First Cappadocia Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

You will depart from the hotel to travel to Red Valley and explore the rock-cut churches. Later you would visit the old Christian Cavusin Village, one of the most famous landmarks of Cappadocia. After lunch, you will explore the Pigeon Valley. You will explore Underground City. The underground city, one of the most interesting cultural riches of Cappadocia, was created by carving a soft tuff. Before turning back to the hotel, you will visit Ortahisar Castle and Cavusin Village.

You will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia.

Stay overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 10 - The Second Cappadocia Tour

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

You can join a hot air balloon flight today for an extra fee.

After having breakfast, it is time to explore Devrent and Monk’s Valley. You witness different shapes of fairy chimneys like while you are wandering around. Then we will keep on traveling from the village of Avanos. After having lunch, we will proceed to Goreme viewpoint and Zelve Open Air Museum, following Uchisar castle which has the most beautiful moonscape.

After the tour, you will be transferred to the hotel for relaxing.

Stay overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 11 - Fly to Istanbul & Free Day

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for flying to Istanbul with available flight. Upon your arrival in Istanbul, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free, you can explore Istanbul yourself.

Stay overnight in Istanbul.

Day 12 - End of the Service & Fly Home

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport according to your flight details.

12 Days Turkey tour package is ended. Thank you for choosing us!


  • All accommodations as per the itinerary
  • Internal bus & flight tickets
  • Pick up and drop off for the tours
  • Professional tour guide on the tours
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transportations in the tour
  • Car park, gasoline, highway, and bridge fees
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Dinners
  • Entrance to the antique pool in Pamukkale
  • Optinal Tours


Hotel in Istanbul

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Olimpiyat Hotel info tripadvisor
Hali Hotel info tripadvisor
Sphendon Hotel Hotel info tripadvisor
Emine Sultan Hotel info tripadvisor
Otel Nanda Hotel info tripadvisor
Sultan Hamit Hotel info tripadvisor

Hotel in Canakkale

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Anzac Hotel info tripadvisor
Grand Anzac Hotel info tripadvisor
Crowded House Hotel info tripadvisor

Hotel in Cappadocia

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Heaven Cave Hotel info tripadvisor
Arte Cave Hotel info tripadvisor
Doctor's Cave Hotel info tripadvisor
Nature Park Hotel info tripadvisor
The Cave House Hotel info tripadvisor
Assiana House Hotel info tripadvisor
Perissia Hotel info tripadvisor

Hotel in Kusadasi and Selcuk

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Karaaslan Hotel info tripadvisor
Efe Boutique Hotel info tripadvisor
Derici Hotel info tripadvisor
Nilya Hotel info tripadvisor
Sozer Hotel info tripadvisor
Rebetika Hotel info tripadvisor
Sunday Beach Hotel info tripadvisor

The price of the tour covers hotel accommodations as mentioned above or similar quality hotels.

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel accommodation according to your request at an additional cost.

Option 2: If you would like to book your hotel, we can cut mentioned hotel price out. And, we can quote a new tour package price without the hotel.

You can book the tour directly online if the mentioned hotels are suitable for you. If not, please make a request.


  • Exact pickup time will be given at the time of booking.
  • You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pickup time.
  • Comfortable shoes and a hat is recommended as shade is limited in the summertime.
  • The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.
  • If you want to join the hot air balloon flight, please inform us.
  • There is no direct flight from Pamukkale to Cappadocia that is why we use flight connection via Istanbul.


  1. Mike

    Tuna managed a wonderful Turkey trip, everything was perfect. We had a great experience with them all the trips were absolutely superb from airport pickup till the final drop to the airport, it was service excellent!!! All the excursion guides were very professional and they explained the history of this gorgeous country perfectly. Special thanks to Tuna Zenginbas for managing everything perfectly. If you are planning to visit beautiful Turkey we would recommend you to get in touch with him and have a wonderful trip just like we had.

  2. Sonja

    Their agency is very reliable and they are very accommodating to all their requests. We did 3 tour packages with them, one to Pamukkale and Ephesus, one for Istanbul, and the other to Cappadocia. We completely trust this agency and do approach them. Mr Tuna went all out to messages us to check on how we are handling the trips and he is really kind to tourists. They will get the plans sorted out for you, just do engage them. They are best of the best travel agency.

  3. Michaela

    Incredible Turkey Tour 12-Days was everything we expected and more. We have been planning to go for such a long time before, and at last, we did. Toursce tourism made it very easy for us. Every tour guide who worked with us was very knowledgeable about the culture and history and their command of English could not be better. We had too many laughs and fun while learning a lot of new information. From the moment the trip started and until the very end we enjoyed it. Cappadocia, Istanbul, and Ephesus took our breath away with its size and beauty. Also, I want to travel to the east of Turkey part on my next trip. I was wondering how many days do we need to visit the east part of Turkey? Local people in Turkey were friendly and hospitable. So, we didn’t feel like visitors. If we knew how much good this trip was going to be, it would have been on top of the list. We should also mention it that was a great value for money. Their price was not the cheapest, but the least expensive when compared the inclusions to other tour companies in Turkey. The hotels in the program we stayed at were all nice and comfortable. I hope our group will go to the east of Turkey next year with Toursce travel team.

  4. Nizarali

    We have been traveling with the Toursce travel team for the last several years, we are very pleased with the tours and organizations provided by Toursce. We’ve been also satisfied with this trip also. We were able to explore and admire Turkey, breathtaking natural landscapes, an incredible country with so many cultural heritages, and a splendid population. We met nice new friends on the tour participants at each stop. As also, we strongly recommend that you schedule at least 2/3 more days to visit Istanbul at the end of the program.

  5. Denis

    Thank you for a most memorable and impeccable tour. We enjoyed the smaller group and appreciated professional service from everyone. Turkish people were very kind. Thank you for sharing your culture while in Turkey. We have worked very hard to visit Turkey and We are very happy that I was able to see this land from its history to today. Please take care of yourself and many thanks for your effort.

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