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Featuring 9 days in boutique hotels in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus, includes 3 domestic flights


Start and end in Istanbul! This cultural tour to Turkey, features package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 5 other destinations in Turkey.

This tour includes accommodation’s in boutique hotels as well as an expert guide, all breakfasts, 1 lunche 1 dinner ground transport, flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia and more. Travel along the age-old trading routes that linked East and West revealing all the Highlights of Turkey. Do some haggling of your own in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, fall asleep amidst the fairy-tale landscapes of Cappadocia and walk in the footsteps of the ancient Greeks in Ephesus.


What’s Included:

  • Flight tickets from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Flight ticket from Cappadocia to Izmir
  • Flight ticket Kusadasi to Istanbul
  • All accommodation mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All mentioned transfers in the itinerary.
  • All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
  • All tours with professional tour guide, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.
  • All meals mentioned by the itinerary ( B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, and one meet and greet reception.
  • Vegetarian meals available.
  • All domestic taxes.

Travelers are responsible for international airfare to and from Turkey.

Meals not mentioned in the itinerary are not included. Personal Drinks, any additional activities or transfers, gratuities, medical expenses or additional entrance fees to theatres, parks, museums/visitor centres not outlined in this itinerary, additional travel expenses or waiting time. Travel insurance and personal spending are travelers responsibility.

What’s Not Included:

Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.

Items of a personal nature

Medical services

Hot Air Balloon Ride 

Arrival & Departure Transfers 


Getting to Istanbul 

There are several nonstop flights from the USA to Istanbul on Turkish Air. This link shows all the airlines and city parings that offer flights to Istanbul (IST) Scroll down to see all the pairings. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istanbul_Airport

Entry Requirements 

 You must purchase trip insurance to enter Turkey

Travel Insurance:

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Trip Overview

Day 1 :

Arrive in Istanbul

Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will make your own way from the airport to the hotel. Please take your time to check in your room and relax after the flight. At appropriate time your travel consultant will meet you at the hotel in order to shortly inform you about your 9 Days Turkey tour.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Henna Hotel Istanbul

Day 2 :

 Istanbul Old City Walking Tour (Breakfast, Lunch) After breakfast, you will be picked up by your guide from hotel to departure for a full day old city walking tour. (Breakfast, Lunch)

We will visit Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome, Obelisk of Theodosius from Egypt, Serpentine Column from the Temple of Delphi, German Fountain, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace, after the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Henna Hotel Istanbul

Day 3 :

Flight to Cappadocia/ North Cappadocia Tour (Lunch)

Early in the morning the driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel and transfer to the airport. You will fly to Cappadocia airport . Upon arrival at the airport, there will be a representative to meet you at the exit and transfer to our office where you start for the guided North Cappadocia tour.
We will visit: Goreme Panorama, Uchisar Castle (Byzantium period), Pasabag Valley, Dervent Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum, Kizilirmak River, towns of Urgup and Avanos which is famous with red clay pottery where you can try your potting skills. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel. You have the rest of the day by yourself to explore Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Hera Cave Suites

Day 4 :

South Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)

This morning, have a chance to be one of the lucky ones to greet the sun from a Hot Air Balloon (opional tour a additional cost) which is the best Experience of your 10 days Turkey Tour.
After breakfast at the hotel check-out. You will be picked up from your hotel for the South Cappadocia tour.
We will visit : Ortahisar Castle, Love Valley, hiking in Red Valley which gets its name from the rose-colored rock, Cavusin Village and Underground City with its several floors.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel .
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Hera Cave Suites

Day 5 :

Flight to Izmir (Breakfast)

After breakfast check out and departure for Izmir.
Arrive Kusadasi

Day 6 :

Ephesus Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked from the hotel for a full day Ephesus tour.
We will visit : Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), Ephesus Ancient City, House of the Virgin Mary ( her last abode ) and Isabey Mosque. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the hotel.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

Day 7 :

Pamukkale Tour – Flight from Pamukkale to Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel for full day Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour.
We will visit : Hierapolis Ancient City, Cleopatra’s Antique Pool and White Travertine Terraces with it’s beautiful panorama. Also you have a chance to bath in the Hot Springs ( White Travertines ) or Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Denizli airport for flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be transferred to the Istanbul hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul
Henna Hotel Istanbul

Day 8 :

Free day in Istanbul and Evening Bosphorus Cruise (Breakfast)

Free Day and evening cruise on the Bosphorus.
Overnight in Istanbul
Henna Hotel Istanbul

Day 9 :

Depart Istanbul for flight back home.