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 in Istanbul.

After breakfast, we’ll visit the Topkapı Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the Hippodrome Square (Sultanahmet Square) where chariot races, public gatherings, and the Byzantine riots took place in the Roman and Byzantine periods. Our next destination will be the Grand Bazaar, where we’ll go for a shopping adventure. 
End of the tour, return to the hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul. (Breakfast )

Early departure from Istanbul to Ankara by bus or Mdibus (approx. 5 hrs). In Ankara, we will first visit the world-famous Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Afterward, we visit Anıtkabir also known as the Mausoleum of Atatürk, 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 on our way to Cappadocia. On the way, we’ll make a short stop at Salt Lake for pictures. Our next destination will be the 13th-century Seljuk-era  Sultanhani caravanserai. Afterward, we’ll be heading to our hotel.
Overnight stay in Cappadocia.  (Breakfast – Dinner )

Optional Events  in Cappadocia    
Hot Air Balloon Tour
* Prices are not fixed, they may vary according to the season. (4:30 am to 9:30 am )
Turkish Night     
* Upon your request, we can make reservations in the evening for an amazing Turkish Night in a great music hall in a cave with traditional dance shows.
Whirling Dervishes Show :Per Person  30 EURO

After breakfast, our tour will start at 09:00 with a visit to Pigeon Valley near Uçhisar. Next, we will proceed to the Göreme Open Air Museum through Avcılar Valley and visit the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Then, we’ll visit Kaymaklı Underground City. This amazing underground complex features fascinating tunnels, dwellings, and storage rooms built and carved by Christians in the underground to be used for protection against attacks. 
After our visit, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and visit Paşabağı Valley (Monks Valley) on the road to Zelve Valley. We will take a look at some of these huge fantastic chimneys, some of which were used as basilicas and chapels. Afterward, we will visit Avanos with its world-renowned potteries and ceramics. 
End of the Cappadocia tour. Dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia hotel. (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 which is famous for its beautiful tiles. 
Afterward, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and continue on our way to Pamukkale. 
Arrival and overnight stay in a thermal hotel in Pamukkale.  (Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll be visiting the ancient Hierapolis, and see the North Gate, the Necropolis, Bath and Basilica, Frontinius Gate, Frontinius Street, Latrina,  Apostle Philip's Tomb, Northern Byzantine Gate, Fountain of the Tritons, Frontinus Gate, and the Temple of Apollon as well as Frontinus Street, rock tombs and the Ancient Theater. After our visits, we’ll enter the famous travertine terraces to take a relaxing walk on the shallow thermal pools and take scenic pictures. Afterward, we’ll have lunch in a local restaurant and depart for Ephesus (approx. 200 km). On arrival, we’ll be visiting the House of the Virgin Mary, visited by Christian pilgrims from all over the world every year.
Arrival and overnight stay in Kuşadası or Izmir (depending on the hotel availability).
(Breakfast – Dinner )

Today after breakfast, we’ll first visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Our next destination is Ephesus, known as one of the 12 cities of Ionia. In this ancient city, we’ll see Harbour Street, Marble Street, the Grand Theater with a capacity of 25,000, the Hercules Gate, the famous Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Ephesus Prytaneion, the State Agora, and the Odeon.
We will have lunch in a local restaurant, stop at a leather fabric outlet center. Arrived in Izmir city which is the 3rd biggest city in Turkiye.  have a sightseeing city tour in Izmir. We will visit the traditional Kemeraltı Bazaar where we’ll have free time to explore.
End of the tour. Overnight stay in Izmir. (Breakfast – Dinner )

After breakfast, we’ll leave early for Istanbul. On the way, we will visit Bursa which was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Here, we’ll see the Great Mosque, ( Ulu Cami ) 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 Kebab particular to Bursa. Afterward, we’ll continue on our way to Istanbul. 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. 2.350 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
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Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
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, parking fees.

City tax – VAT.

Price Excludes

Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

Personal expenses

Private hotel spendings

Meals other than specified

Beverages during lunch and dinners

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 125 € 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 will be made on reservations made 14 days before the tour. %100 Penalty is applied.

- Travel health insurance is mandatory.
- Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise,
  similar hotels are booked.  
- In the event of bad weather, time scarcity, traffic jams, and similar situations, the Guide may make changes to the tour program. 
- The locations given in the itinerary can be changed with other places if they are closed.  
- During the tours, you will be walking approximately 2 km every day on uneven and
   cobblestone surfaces, inclines, and steps. 
- You are required to wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and a raincoat, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.  
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.  
- You will need to have your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.

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)       - Grand Yavuz Hotel 4*
Cappadocia (2) - Avrasya Hotel 4*
Pamukkale (1)   - Herakles Thermal 4*
Kusadasi     (2)  - Efe Boutique Hotel 4*
Izmir (1)            - Blanca Hotel 4*

Gold Package Hotels
Istanbul (3)       -  Ramada Harbiye 5*
Cappadocia (2) - Mustafa Hotel  5*
Pamukkale (1)   - Colossae Thermal 5*
Kusadasi    (1)    - Ramada Suite 5*
Izmir (1)             - Movenpick Izmir 5*

Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.

Topkapı Palace
Saint Sophia Church
Blue Mosque
Grand Bazaar
Hippodrome Square
Uçhisar Castle
Devrent Valley
Paşabagi Valley
Love Valley
Whirling Dervishes Show
Kaynakli Underground City
Mustafa Pasa Village
Cappadocia Balloon Tour 
Mevlana Museum
The House of Virgin Mary
The Temple of Artemis

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  • Tour Code : EN-025
  • Duration : 9 Days
  • Start : Istanbul
  • End : Istanbul
  • Tour Season : 15 March - 30 November
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 2.350 Km.
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