Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
Route: Istanbul – Cappadocia – Pamukkale – Ephesus - Kusadasi - Izmir
Departure: From Istanbul
Description: This exclusive tour of Turkey is ideal for anyone who wants to visit the most popular destinations of Turkey including…
Istanbul: Former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires
Cappadocia: Lunar landscape renowned for cave hotels, and fairy chimneys
Ephesus: Second largest city of the Roman Empire
Pamukkale and Hierapolis: UNESCO World Heritage sites
Izmir (Smyrna) : Large metropolis in the western extremity of Anatolia and third most populous city in Turkey.
Day 1: Istanbul
Upon Arrival at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gökçen Airport, our staff will greet you and take you to the hotel in Istanbul. The rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul on your own or just relax in your hotel. We can also help to book a dinner show or a dinner on the Bosphorus cruise if you are interested.
Day 2: Istanbul Old City Tour
After breakfast, our guide will come and meet you for a full day tour of Old City part of Istanbul. Visiting Blue Mosque & Topkapi Palace. After lunch, visit Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar. End of the tour back to your hotel and overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast & lunch)
Day 3: Istanbul - Ankara
In the morning, a private car and driver will take you to the airport for a quick, direct flight from Istanbul to Ankara. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your cave hotel and enjoy free time for the rest of the day. (Breakfast included)
Day 4: Ankara
Tour starts in the morning from the hotel. Visit the Hittite Museum and Mausoleum of Atatürk. After lunch drive to Cappadocia, have dinner & overnight. (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included)
Day 5: Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel, morning visit to the underground city of Kaymaklı & Citadel of Uçhisar. After lunch continues with the valley of "Göreme" & openair museum. The last sites will be Paşabağ valley and Avanos. Return to hotel for dinner & overnight. (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included)
Day 6: Cappadocia & Konya & Pamukkale
Early departure for Konya. On the way visit the 13 th century Seljukian caravanserai "Sultanhan". The next stop will be Konya which is famous for the Mevlana Museum and the Theological Scholl of Whirling Dervishes. Lunch enroute, drive to Pamukkale. (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included)
Day 7: Pamukkale & Kusadasi
Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica, and calcium cliffs. Drive to Aphrodisias.After lunch visits the Greco-Romen settlement which is remarkably well preserved. The ancient city is dedicated to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. Drive to Kuşadası, dinner, and overnight. (Breakfast & Lunch & Dinner included)
Day 8: Kusadasi & Izmir
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Meryemana and visit the House of the Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Roman Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of the Odeon, Hercules Gate, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora, and the fantastic greco-roman theatre. After lunch visit, the Basilica of St.John drive to İzmir and Transfer to the Hotels or airport. (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Istanbul
Full Board Accommodation in Cappadocia & Pamukkale & Kusadasi
All Required Transfers in Private A/C Vehicles
Meals Where Mentioned
TURSAB Travel insurance.
What's not included
Extra Beverages on meals
All Taxes and VAT included.
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