Turkey
Starting From: $1200.00

Tour Information

One week guided tour to explore most visited places in Turkey. Istanbul, Ephesus and Cappadocia. Flying from one place to another and enjoy locally guided tours in each place.

• The  Imperial City of Istanbul

• Ancient Roman ruins of Ephesus

• Fairy Land of Cappadocia

Day 1) ISTANBUL ARRIVAL

Arrival in Istanbul. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2) ISTANBUL TOUR – SELCUK

Depart  hotel at 09:00 AM with your tour guide for a tour of historic  Istanbul visiting Topkapi Palace which was home to Ottoman Sultans for almost 400 years from 1460 to 1856, Hagia Sophia which was built as a church in 537 AD and it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Ottomans  once was the largest church for almost  1000 years, Blue Mosque built by Sultan Ahmet I in 1616 the interior is decorated with 20,000 blue tiles from Iznik, Roman Hippodrome where the horse chariot races took place and Underground Basilica Cistern. In the evening you will take a flight to Izmir. You will be met at Izmir airport and transferred to your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi near Ephesus. B.

Day 3)  EPHESUS – CAPPADOCIA

Depart hotel at 09:00 am in the morning with your tour guide and visit  ancient ruins of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites of Greek-Roman. Later you will visit the site of Temple of Artemis which was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. You will also visit remains of Basilica of St John built in 6th Century AD over the tomb of John the Apostle. In the afternoon you can visit Sirince, a charming village in the nearby mountains famous for its wineries. In the evening you will be transferred to Izmir airport to take a flight to Kayseri. In Kayseri you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Avanos Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia. B.

Day 4) CAPPADOCIA

Depart hotel in the morning with your tour guide and visit Goreme Open Air Museum for well-preserved Byzantine cave churches with frescoes. Later drive up to Uchisar for panoramic views and explore cave houses which form a great introduction into Cappadocian culture.  Later on we will also go to Pasabag for volcanic rock formations known as fairy chimneys. Overnight in Cappadocia. B.

Day 5) CAPPADOCIA

In the morning optional Hot Air Balloon Flight over Cappadocia. Depart for a tour of Kaymaklı Underground City, a complex shelter carved out of solid volcanic rock for the use in wartime. Later we will travel to Ihlara Valley where you can walk along the river exploring old Byzantine cave churches and monasteries with fine frescoes depicting the Bible. On the way back you can also visit a caravanserai on the Silk Road where merchants and travelers used to stay in the medieval times. Overnight in Cappadocia. B.

Day 6) CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL

Pick up from your hotel in the morning and transfer to airport for a short flight to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free at your leisure. Overnight in Istanbul. B.

Day 7) ISTANBUL DEPARTURE

You will be picked up from your hotel 3 hours prior to your outbound flight and transfer to airport. Tour will end at the airport. B.

Check out our Istanbul day tours if you would like to extend your stay in Istanbul.

Maximum number of people on this tour is 12 people and minimum age is 14 years old. Travellers under 18 years old can be accepted to join this tour on the condition that they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who accepts the full responsibility for them. Parents travelling with younger children are recommended to inquire for a private tour.

Included: 

Guiding service by an experienced expert English speaking tour guide, accommodation as per itinerary in the hotels listed or similar, admission fees to the sites listed in the program, transport by a chartered comfortable Mercedes Van or Minibus depending on group size, airport transfers, domestic flights, meals as listed in the program B: Breakfast, L: Lunch and D: Dinner

Not Included: 

Drinks, meals not listed, gratuities and international flights and optional tours and activities.

Hotels:

ISTANBUL: Arena Hotel, Acra Hotel, Valide Sultan Konagi Hotel.

SELCUK: Saint John Hotel, Kalehan Hotel

CAPPADOCIA: Sofa Hotel.

 

 DEPARTURES:

DATES PRICE PER PERSON SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
10 March 2018  1200 USD  245 USD
07 April 2018  1200 USD   245 USD
21 April 2018   1310 USD  245 USD
05 May 2018   1310 USD  290 USD
19 May 2018  1310 USD  290 USD
02 June 2018  1310 USD   290 USD
16 June 2018  1310 USD   290 USD
30 June 2018  1310 USD   290 USD
14 July 2018  1310 USD   290 USD
28 July 2018  1310 USD   290 USD
11 August 2018  1200 USD  245 USD
25 August 2018  1200 USD  245 USD
08 September 2018  1310 USD  290 USD
22 September 2018   1310 USD  290 USD
06 October 2018   1310 USD  290 USD
20 October 2018   1310 USD  290 USD
03 November 2018  1200 USD  245 USD
23 December 2018  1310 USD  290 USD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please contact us for other dates and private inquiries.