Tour Code : EN-025

Classical Turkey Tour (By Car) - 9 Days/8 Nights

Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to hotel. After check-in, you will have free time to discover Istanbul by yourself.
Overnight stay in Istanbul.

After breakfast, meet with your guide to visit Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman sultans for four centuries, including the treasure and holy relics. Hagia Sophia cathedral, stroll in the Sultanahmet area and continue with a visit to the Blue Mosque, a marvel of harmony, proportion, and elegance; and the Hippodrome that preserves the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column, the Emperor William Fountain, and the Egyptian Obelisk. At noon we will enjoy a typical lunch at a local restaurant At the end of the afternoon, we will visit the famous Grand Bazaar where we will enjoy free time to get lost among its 4 thousand shops.
Overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast )

Early departure from Istanbul to Ankara by vehicle (approx. 5 hrs). In Ankara, we will first visit the world-famous Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Afterward, we visit Anıtkabir the final resting place of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence and the founder of the Republic of Turkey. After this visit, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and continue to Cappadocia. On the way, we’ll stop at Salt Lake for pictures. Our next destination will be the 13th-century Seljuk-era caravanserai Sultanhani. Afterwards, we’ll be heading to our hotel.
Overnight stay in Cappadocia (Breakfast – Dinner )
Note: Before arrival in Cappadocia, book for the Balloon tour. If the balloon flight is cancelled due to unfavourable weather, a full refund

Hot Air Balloon Tour  04:30 – 09:00  Take breakfast and start the Cappadocia Tour.
First, we will visit the Uçhisar Castle, which consists of volcanic rocks and is the highest point of Cappadocia. From here, we will watch the fairy chimneys, valleys, and the fantastic view of the region. Next, we will visit the Pigeon Valley and have a sightseeing tour of Goreme Village, which has fascinating cave houses and an authentic atmosphere. Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabagi Valley (Monks Valley), and Devrent Valley,  famous for their rock formations resembling different animal figures.
Lunch Break in a local restaurant. Visit a pottery workshop to see how potteries are made by hand.
Overnight stay in Cappadocia ( Breakfast –  Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll depart early for Pamukkale (approx. 630 km).  On the way, we’ll make a stop in the city of Konya and visit the Mevlana Museum, which houses the tomb of the great 13th-century Persian poet and founder of the Order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, popularly known as Rumi in Western countries. Next, we’ll visit the Karatay Theological School, famous for its beautiful tiles.
Afterwards, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and continue to Pamukkale.
Arrival and overnight stay in a thermal hotel in Pamukkale.  (Breakfast – Dinner )

Breakfast at the hotel. Due to its famous white travertines, we’ll continue to Pamukkale (220 km)
Visit Hierapolis Ancient city; the Martyrium of Apostle Philip, where he was martyred during the persecutions ordered by Domitian; ancient city ruins, including the Gate of Domitian, the Arcadian Way, Grand Theatre, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium, and the Necropolis. Afterwards, we’ll enjoy walking on the white travertines of Pamukkale.  
We will have lunch in a local restaurant.  Free time in the thermal pool or the Ancient Cleopatra Pools (not included).
Departure for Kusadasi 220 Km. 
Dinner and overnight stay in Kuşadası or Izmir. ( Breakfast - Dinner )

Optional Pamukkale Hot Air Balloon Tour
: If the Cappadocia Balloon tour is not done, you can join the Balloon Tour in Pamukkale


Today we will visit the ancient city of Ephesus, 20 km away from Kusadasi, the most well-known, best-preserved and essential pilgrimage centre for Christians in the ancient world. First, visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Visit The Virgin Mary House. Virgin Mary, who came to Ephesus with St. Paul, spent the last years of her life in this stone house at the top of Bülbül Mountain, 5 km from Ephesus.
Lunch Break in a local restaurant.
Ephesus is a World Heritage-listed and best-preserved Ancient Roman city. Before it was founded in Selçuk, there was a settlement on the Selçuk Ayasuluk hill. We’ll see Harbour Street, the Marble Street, the Grand Theater with a capacity of 25,000, the Hercules Gate, the famous Celsus Library,  the Ephesus Prytaneion, Temple of Hadrian, the State Agora, and Odeon.  30-minute shopping break in a leather fabric outlet magazine and gift shop.  At the end of the tour, we set out for Izmir. 90 Km.
 Overnight stay in Izmir. (Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll leave early for Istanbul. On the way, we will visit Bursa, the Ottoman Empire's first capital. Here, we’ll see the Great Mosque, the Green Mosque, Tombs of Osman Gazi and Orhan Gazi, Tomb of Prince Mustafa, son of Suleiman the Magnificent, Hanlar District, the Grand Bazaar, and Koza Han Silk Market.
We’ll have lunch in a local restaurant where you can sample the traditional Iskender Kebab particular to Bursa.
Arrival and overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast )

Free time until your airport transfer (If you didn’t have the Bosphorus tour on your arrival day, it will be arranged today if you have enough time before your departure). Transfer to Istanbul Airport. (Breakfast )  Tour distance. 2.400 Km

Customized Tours
We can create a tour program on your request and offer an itinerary that suits your personal, educational, cultural, and budgetary requirements. Please contact us with your requests.

People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
1 Pax 0.00 7407.00 0.00
2 Pax 4170.00 4577.00 4170.00
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3 - 5
3 Pax 3285.00 3692.00 3285.00
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4 Pax 2936.00 3343.00 2936.00
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5 Pax 2615.00 3022.00 2615.00
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6 Pax 2408.00 2815.00 2408.00
6 - 11
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7-9 Pax 2242.00 2649.00 2242.00
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10-14 Pax 1923.00 2331.00 1923.00
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15-19 Pax 1782.00 2189.00 1782.00
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20-24 Pax 1743.00 2150.00 1743.00
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25-29 Pax 1678.00 2085.00 1678.00
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30-40 Pax 1621.00 2028.00 1621.00
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1 Pax 0.00 7631.00 0.00
2 Pax 4394.00 4801.00 4394.00
6 - 11
3 - 5
3 Pax 3509.00 3916.00 3509.00
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4 Pax 3160.00 3567.00 3160.00
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5 Pax 2839.00 3246.00 2839.00
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6 Pax 2633.00 3040.00 2633.00
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7-9 Pax 2466.00 2873.00 2466.00
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10-14 Pax 2148.00 2555.00 2148.00
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15-19 Pax 2006.00 2413.00 2006.00
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20-24 Pax 1967.00 2374.00 1967.00
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25-29 Pax 1902.00 2309.00 1902.00
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30-40 Pax 1846.00 2253.00 1846.00
6 - 11
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Tour Type    : Private Tour
Price Policy : Price changes depending on people's number.

Price includes

Private transfers Istanbul Airport – Hotel – Istanbul Airport / 2 ways

8-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast

5 dinners

Entrance fees, as per the itinerary

Hotel service fees and taxes

Professional licensed tour guide for the duration of the tour

Private air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicles, experienced driver

Porterage at hotels

Highway, bridge, and parking fees.

City tax – VAT.

Price Excludes

Personal expenses

Beverages for Dinner and Lunch

Hot Air Balloon Tour

Travel Insurance ( Highly Recommended )

Tips for the guide and driver per day 7 USD

(Cash payment made to the officer on arrival day)


Cancellation Policy  

- For cancellations made 45 days before the tour, 100% refund. (Except per person 175 € for register, bank commission, and domestic flight ticket cost)
- For cancellations made 44 - 30 days before the tour, 50% refund. (Except for the Bank Commission)
- For cancellations made 29 - 15 days before the tour, 20 % refund.
- No refunds for reservations made 19 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.


- Please note that it is mandatory to have travel health insurance.
- Our team confirms the selected hotels' availability on the booking date. However, we will book similar hotels for your stay if unavailable.
- The guide may change the tour program due to bad weather, traffic jams, or similar situations.
- If any location in the itinerary is closed, we will arrange to visit other places.
During the tours, you will walk approximately 2 km daily on uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps.
- You should wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen during summer. Please bring a raincoat, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, an umbrella, etc. to stay comfortable in winter.
- When visiting religious places like churches, mosques, and cathedrals, it is recommended to wear plain clothing, including closed and long skirts
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
- Please ensure to carry your passport for all domestic flights. Domestic flights are economy class, and the luggage limit is 15 Kg.

Optional Events  in Cappadocia   
Hot Air Balloon Tour (4:30 am to 9:30 am
* Balloon Tour Prices are not fixed. It either gets cheaper or more expensive, depending on seasonal demands.
Turkish Night (20:00 24:00)
* Turkish Night Reservation is made upon your request. In the evening for an amazing Turkish Night in a great Cave music hall with traditional dance shows and music. Dinner and Unlimited beverages.
Whirling Dervishes Show: Per Person  30 Euro

Optional Events  in Pamukkale  
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Pamukkale  

Closing Days of Sites in Istanbul
Sunday                 - Grand Bazaar
Monday               - Dolmabahçe, and Beylerbeyi palaces, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
Tuesday               - Topkapı Palace, Military Museum
Wednesday        -  Chora (Kariye) Museum, Yedikule, Rumeli Fortress
Thursday             - Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi palaces
Friday                   - Most museums are open
Saturday              - Zulfaris Synagogue (Jewish Museum of Istanbul)




Standard Package  Hotels 

Istanbul (3)         - Piya Sport Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2)  - Mihran Hotel 4*
Pamukkale (1)    - Richmond Thermal 5*
Kusadasi     (2)    - İlayda Avantgarde 4*

Gold  Package Hotels 
Istanbul (3)         - Barcelo Istanbul 5*
Cappadocia (2)  - Utopia Cave  5*
Pamukkale (1)    - Colossae Thermal 5*
Kusadasi    (2)     - Signature Blue Resort 5*

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed if available on the reservation date. If not available, bookings are made for similar hotels.



Topkapi palace
Blue Mosque
Maiden Tower
Hagia Sophia
Galata Tower

Pigeon Valley
Uçhisar Castel
Göreme Open Air Museum
Paşabaği Valley
Devrent Valley
Çavuşin Village
Kaymakli Underground City
Mustafapaşa Village
Cappadocia Balloon Tour
The Temple of Artemis
The House of Virgin Mary

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Items such as clothes and umbrellas are required against rains that may occur in Spring and Autumn. In summer, have sunglasses, sunhat, comfortable walking shoes, swimming clothes, and equipment in lake and seashore tour programs.
It is appropriate for men and women to wear closed clothes in religious areas such as Churches, mosques, and synagogues. In Turkey, which is a Muslim country, mosques are not visited during prayer times.  Mosques are visited after worship.

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Two-pin sockets used in Europe are also widely used in Turkey.
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Shopping Centers: 10:00 – 22:00
Pharmacies: 08:00 – 18:00 In each region, one on-duty pharmacy remains open between 18:00 and 08:00 at night.
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Classical Turkey Tour (By Car) - 9 Days/8 Nights
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Turkey Classical Tour Itinerary 9 Days   


Explore Turkey's most popular attractions by car on a 9-day Classic Türkiye tour. A pleasant 2400 km journey following the historical Silk Road. Istanbul, Ankara, Konya, the fascinating Cappadocia, the land of Fairy Chimneys, Pamukkale with its White Travertines, the Magnificent Ancient City of Ephesus, the Holy Place of the Virgin Mary, Bursa, famous for its silks.
Enjoy Turkey's natural beauty and delicious food.

  • Tour Code : EN-025
  • Duration : 9 Days
  • Start : Istanbul
  • End : Istanbul
  • Tour Season : All Year Around
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 2.400 Km.
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