8 days / 7 nights
Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale
DAY 01 : ARRIVE ISTANBUL (D)
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates
DAY 02 : ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING (B, L, D)
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths'''' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Please Note : St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
DAY 03 : ISTANBUL - BOSPORUS CRUISE - KUSADASI (B, L, D)
After breakfast depart for Bosporus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosporus Boat Cruise and Grand Spice Bazaar. Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: GRAND SPICE BAZAAR. BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 04 : KUSADASI - EPHESUS TOUR - TURKISH VILLAGE SIRINCE (B, L, D)
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince''s construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 05 : KUSADASI - PAMUKKALE TOUR (B, L, D)
At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. After Pamukkale tour come back to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 06 : KUSADASI ISMIR TO NEVSEHIR / KAYSERI AIRPORT- CAPPADOCIA (B, L , D)
After breakfast, we depart for Izmir Airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 07 : CAPPADOCIA TOUR WITH UNDERGROUND CITYAND GORME OPEN AIR MUSEUM (B, L, D)
You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors, then visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 08 : ISTANBUL (B)
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.
OPTIONAL TOURS SPECIAL
1001 Nights Dinner Show - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Daily Turkish Night Show - Euro 50.00 Per Person
Daily Whirling Dervishes - Euro 35.00 Per Person
Hot Air Ballooning Cappadocia - Euro 140 Per Person
Daily Turkish Bath Kusadasi - Euro 35.00 Per Person
Paragliding in Pamukkale - Euro140 Per Person
Hot Air Ballooning in Pamukkale - Euro 140 Per Person
These programmes are only valid for the dates mentioned.
If you request for different dates, our winter prices will be not valid.
If you need any change on these programmes, we will arrange you a tailor made programme with necessary price changes.
We have limited space for each tour. When we fill up our limit, the price may change.
For tour packages including domestic flights, you need to book at least 4 weeks before tour start date. If there is less than 4 weeks to tour start date, we will reflect the flight fare difference to the prices.
The prices are only valid for packages, we cannot provide you any break-down prices or any sectors seperately.
We reserve the right to make minor modifications to the daily itinerary flow based on weather, traffic, or other conditions for the convenience of the traveling customers.
In case of coach break down due to mechanical failures, the company will make every effort to fix the problem but please note that there will be no monetary compensation for the inconvenience caused.
Tour Dates and Hotels
Daily Departures from 1st February to 15 October every year
Istanbul Ramada Hotel & Suites Golden Horn or Similar
Kusadasi 5 Star Suhan 360 Hotel or Similar
Cappadocia Luxury Hanedan Cave Hotel or Similar
Historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul
An Ideal tour for these who loves history, culture, sea, sand and parties for their honeymoon holiday
Visit Istanbul, Mediterranean Region and
Transportation by deluxe AC coach / Mini Bus / Van
7 nights accommodation in 3/4* hotels with breakfast
All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary
Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
Domestic flight from Izmir to Kayseri / Nevsehir
Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
2 nights in Istanbul
3 nights in Kusadasi
2 nights in Cappadocia
7 open buffet breakfasts
Guided Istanbul city tour
Guided Antalya Old City tour with waterfalls
Guided Konya tour
Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum
Entrances and sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
All tips and Service charges
Premium service from Tour Rep
What's Not Included
Passport, VISA or other Consular Fees
Personal expenses such telephone bills, pay per view movies, laundry expenses, alcoholic beverages, Hotel incidentals
Any other items not mentioned in this itinerary
Travel and Medical Insurance
Optional tours or excursions
GST as applicable on the date of booking. Any changes before travel date by the government in taxes will be applicable in addition to this