8 Days Turkey Tour – Popular Cities tour includes all airport transfers, flights, 7 nights accommodation, fully guided tours in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale and Ephesus, all museum entrance fees, breakfast and lunch. Come visit one of the oldest cities…
8 Days Turkey Tour - Popular Cities tour includes all airport transfers, flights, 7 nights accommodation, fully guided tours in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale and Ephesus, all museum entrance fees, breakfast and lunch.
Come visit one of the oldest cities in the world, Istanbul. See the famous sites in the Old City such as, the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and the Grand Bazaar. Take a relaxing cruise on the Bosphorus. Gaze at the shops as you stroll down Istiklal street or take a ride on the historic trolley. Experience all of the must sees of Cappadocia. Watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon as you float above the fairy chimneys that dot the landscape. Stay in one of the charming cave hotels built into the volcanic rocks of Göreme. Tour the famous sites of the region such as the underground city of Derinkuyu, Uçhisar Castle, Göreme Open Air Museum, Selime Monastery and the Ihlara Valley. Tour the ancient ruins of Perge and Aspendos. Marvel at the biggest waterfall in the Antalya region. Walk through the famous white travertines of Pamukkale heated by thermal waters. Retain your youth after a swim in Cleopatra's Pool. Discover what remains of one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, the Temple of Artemis. Take a fully guided tour of the ruins of Ephesus. See the last dwelling place and tomb of the Virgin Mary. Have an adventure you'll never forget on your Best Cities Turkey Tour!
Arrival to Istanbul and transfer to hotel
Once you arrive in Istanbul, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel. After you check in, you will have the rest of the evening free.
Istanbul Old City Walking Tour (B,L)
We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 AM and begin our full day tour of the Old City. During the tour we will see the Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. When the tour is finished, we will take you back to your hotel. You will have the rest of the evening free.
Istanbul to Izmir by plane and Day tour of Ephesus (L)
We will pick you up from your hotel at 5:30 AM and take you to the airport for a one hour flight to Izmir. Once you arrive, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to our office in Selcuk town. At 9:30 We pick you up then your guide lead you to your vehicle. During drive to Ephesus, your guide gives you a brief introduction and provide information about the area and country. As you arrive into Ephesus, you will first see the Magnesia Gate, a marvelous example of ancient architecture that once stood tall as an entrance to the city. We will then begin a downhill walk with your guide into the city’s ruins. The route will take you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, Temple of Hadrian, Trajan Fountain and the Great Theater. The theater, one of the city’s best-preserved monuments, it is still used today for the local spring festival. It once had seating space for 24,000 people, and it is believed to be the site where St Paul preached to the Ephesians. After our tour of Ephesus, we will drive to the Virgin Mary House and then enjoy some delicious Turkish cuisine at lunch Following lunch we will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Then we we will drive to Sirince village, one of the famous and old greek village.The tour will finish after visiting Sirince. When the tour is finished, we will take you back to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis / Transfer to Antalya (B,L)
We pick you up from your hotel in Kuşadasi then your guide lead you to vehicle. During 3 hours drive to Pamukkale, your guide gives you a brief introduction and provide information about the area and country. On arrival we have lunch at one of the local restaurants before beginning our tour. After lunch, We enter from the top of the site in Hierapolis Ancient City exploring the gymnasium, Then we will see the Amphitheatre theatre that had a capacity of 15,000 people and the Temple of Apollo. As we walk through Hierapolis the guide will point out and explain all of the significant structures along the way. Afterwards, we will take off our shoes and walk along the white terraces of Pamukkale. We can dip our feet in the natural hot springs or head up to the man made hot spring baths and take a swim. In the afternoon we have free time. When the tour is finished, we will take you to the bus station for a 4 hour bus ride to Antalya. Once you arrive, we will pick you up and take you to your hotel in Kaleici. *Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 miles over the travertines without shoes. *We advise you to bring your sunglasses, sunscreen and comfortable swimsuit with you.
Day tour of Perge, Aspendos, Kursunlu, and Manavgat (B,L)
We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30 AM for a fully guided Antalya tour. First we will visit the ancient ruins of Perge and Aspendos. Then, we will stop for lunch. From there we will go to Duden waterfall. When the tour is finished, we will take you back to your hotel where you will have a bit of free time. At 8:00 PM we will pick you up and take you to the bus station for the overnight bus to Cappadocia.
Arrival to Cappadocia- South Cappadocia-GreenTour (L)
Your bus will arrive in Goreme town around 7:00 AM. Once you arrive, we will pick you up and take you to your hotel. we will pick you up from your hotel in Goreme at 9:30 for your South Cappadocia Tour. First, we will stop at the underground city of Derinkuyu and climb down through the 8 levels that are available for viewing, Then From there, we will hike through the famous Ilhara Valley before lunch. After lunch, we will visit Selime Monastery and see how the Monks lived, Then at last we will move to Pigeon Valley for some excellent views. We will take you back to your hotel at the end of the tour and you will have free time for the rest of the night.
Northern Cappadocia Tour and Flight to Istanbul (B,L)
**Optional Hot air balloon ride (Contact us for Balloon booking)** You will have breakfast before your tour begins. We will pick you up from your hotel at 9:30 for your North Cappadocia Tour. First, we will stop for a photo op at a vista point overlooking Uchisar Castle. Then, we will continue on to the Goreme Open Air Museum, Then we will have lunch at Avanos. After lunch, we will stop for a pottery demonstration. You will get a chance to try yourself! From there we will make short stop at Cavusin, Then Devrent where you will see some animal shaped rock formations, St. Monk's Valley with the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys and St. Simeon’s monk cell. We will drop you back at your hotel at the end of the tour. Depending on your flight time, we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport for flight to istanbul. After a one hour flight to Istanbul, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel in Istanbul.
Istanbul Airport transfer (B)
We will pick you up from your hotel depending on your flight time and take you to the airport. If your flight is later in the day, you can book a half day or full day tour if you would like.
Flight tickets with all domestic taxes
All airport transfer
1 Night Cave Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Cappadocia
1 Night hotel in Kusadasi with breakfast
3 Night Hotel in Istanbul with Breakfast
1 Night Boutique hotel in Antalya City Centre with breakfast
6 day small group tour with guide, lunch, transportation and entrance fees
All meals mentioned by the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
Veg or Non-Veg meals
Full travel insurance
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