GRAND WESTERN TURKEY TOUR (9 Days 8 Nights)
Day 1 (Arrival to Istanbul)
When you arrive to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, we will be waiting at the airport to meet you with a signs that your name is written. Then we will transfer you to your hotel in Sultanahmet ( Old City Area ). It will be your free day to relax but it depends your arrival time. If you arrive early it is possible to arrange a tour on this day for you.
Day 2 ( Full day Regular Istanbul tour including breakfast and lunch)
We will pick you up from your hotel after you have breakfast in your hotel at 8.30. We will visit Ayasofya ( Hagia Sophia Museum ) which was the largest church for many years in the world, Then Blue Mosque ( Sultanahmet Mosque) Tomb of Sultan Mahmud and ancient Ottoman cemetery, Cemberlitas (Column of Constantine). Befoere the lunch the next stop will be Hippodrome.
After the lunch we will visit Topkapı Palace, as well as being the imperial residense of the sultan, his court and harem , was also the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire, Divan. ( it is possible to visit Harem section with extra 15 TL per person ). The next stop will be The Basilica Cistern which was dug and built probably after 542 by Emperor Justinian.. And The last stop will be Grand Bazaar which was a trade center during the Byzantine period. The tour will end around 4. 30 pm after your guide give you free time for Grand Bazaar very close to your hotel in Sultanahmet.
Day 3 (Full day Regular Bosporus tour ıncluding breakfast and lunch )
We will pick you up from your hotel and start our tour. As you know Turkey is a bridge between continents and in this tour you have a chance to see European and Asian continents. We will see Beylerbeyi place, Rumeli Fortress, Ortaköy and Poyrazköy. Your guide give you information all the places you will stop and see in your tour. And you will have a delicious lunch. Your tour will be finish at around 6:00. After the tour we will drop you off to your hotel.
Day 4 ( Regular Cappadocia tour including breakfast and lunch)
We will pick you up from your hotel very early in the morning at around 05.00 for transfer you to Atatürk airport to have a flight for Cappadocia. Your guide and driver will be waiting for you at the airport in Cappadocia and drive you to your hotel to have a breakfast. After you have breakfast you will start your tour with the panoramic view of Göreme to give you information about this region about its history and rock formations. Then the next stop will be Göreme Open Air Museum which has lots of well preserved rock-cut churches and you will see most beautiful wall paintings in Cappadocia. The museum is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985.
Then we will have lunch in Avanos which is very famous for its pottery art and we will see potery demostration. After the lunch we will stop for the Paşabağ Valley or monks valley to see the best examples of the fairy-chimneys. The next stop will be Devrent Valley or imagination valley to see animal-shaped fairy chimneys most popular one a camel. The last stop will be Three beauties in Urgup which are the symbol of this region, three rocks with their beutiful caps. The tour will be finish at around 4.30 and we will drop you off your hotel.
Day 5 (Regular Cappadocia tour including breakfast and lunch )
We strongly recommend you to join the Hot Air Balloon Flight to see sunrise in the early morning. We will pick you up from your hotel for the hiking in Rose valley. After the hiking we will visit Çavuşin ( The Old Greek Village ) , Then we will have lunch. The next stop will be Kaymaklı Underground City after the lunch. İt is one of the Unesco World Heritage Site in Cappadocia. Then we will drive to Pigeon valley to see the famous pigeon houses of Cappadocia. And then we will stop for the Uchisar castle which is the most famous one in Cappadocia before finish our tour then we will drop you off to your hotel.
Day 6 (Flight to Ephesus )
We will transfer you to Kayseri airport. You will have a direct flight to Izmir. Our driver will pick you up from there and drop you off to your hotel in Selcuk.
Day 7 ( Regular Ephesus Tour- Including breakfast and lunch )
we will pick you up from your hotel for The Ephesus Ancient City which is one of the most beautiful ancient cities in the world. You have a chance to see Celsius Library, Hadrian Temple, The Terrace Houses and The Theater. After the visitation we will see Virgin Mary House. After the tour we will drive you back to your hotel in Selçuk.
Day 8 (Private Aphrodisias and Pamukkale Tour - Flight to Istanbul, including breakfast and lunch )
After you check out from your hotel we will start our tour with Aphrodisias Ancient City. The name of city derive from the Greek name for the goddess of love, Aphrodite. Aphrodisias was one of several ancient cities dedicated to the goddess of love. After then we will drive to Pamukkale to see
Hierapolis Ancient city and the travertine terraces which were formed by running warm spring water, at a temperature of 35 Celcius contaning calcium bicarbonate.when the water lose its carbondioxide it leaves limestone deposits. Hieropolis Ancient City was founded n the 2 century BC and was also
interpreted by some as the ‘holy city’. And the Necropolis is the largest ancient cemetery in Anatolia with approxiamately 1,200 graves. After the tour we will drive you to Denizli airport for your flight to İstanbul. When you arrive to Istanbul our driver drop you off to your hotel in Sultanahmet old city area.
Day 9 (Transfer to airport for flight back to your country)
You will have free day on your last day in Turkey until to flight time to your country. And then we will transfer you to the airport.
- Domestic flight tickets (Istanbul - Cappadocia, Cappadocia - Izmir and Izmir - Istanbul)
- All airport transfers
- Hotel accommodations with breakfasts
- Professionally-licensed and experienced English speaking guides (All of our guides graduate from 4-year university course to be a tour guide)
- All admission fees to museums on the itinerary (except the entrance to Harem)
- Lunches and dinners where described on the itinerary
- Parking fees
- Service Charges and taxes
Rates for the itinerary:
- 1 Person : 1815 Euro per person in single room
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- 2 People : 1190 Euro per person in double room
- 3 People : 1040 Euro per person in triple room
- 4 People : 995 Euro per person in double rooms
- 5 People : 930 Euro per person in 1 double + 1 triple room