Tour Code : EN-107

Golden Triangle Turkey Tour by BUS - 9 Days/8 Nights

Arrival in Istanbul and private transfer to hotel. Our representative will meet you at Istanbul Airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfer you to your hotel. You are free for the rest of the day. You may explore the streets of Istanbul at your own will.
Accommodation in Istanbul. 

After breakfast meets 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 now is a mosque, 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 in Istanbul  (Breakfast – Lunch  )

After breakfast, we will check out of the hotel and put our luggage in our vehicle. First of all, we will visit the historical Egyptian bazaar, which has a mystical atmosphere and aromatic scents. Afterward Embarking for Bosphorus cruise from Golden Horn harbor to our boat.

Some of the important landmarks you'll see on this trip are the Dolmabahçe Palace, Çırağan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Rumeli Fortress, imperial mansions, the Maiden Tower, the Bosphorus Bridge, and you'll experience the busy traffic of the Bosphorus first hand .
Lunch break in a local restaurant. Afterward, drive to Izmir via Bursa. Izmir, a modern and very beautiful city, is Turkey's third-largest city. After dinner at the hotel, we will wander around the famous promenade and have a pleasant evening while drinking our coffee at the cafes.
Overnight in Izmir.  ( Breakfast  – Lunch -  Dinner )

After breakfast departure to Ephesus ( 130 Km )  Greco-Roman city, the ancient capital of Asia Minor and one of the best-preserved from antiquity where the Temple of Hadrian, Temple of Trajan, the Grand Theater, and the Library of Celsus is located. Lunch break. Afterward, visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where he spent the last years of his life. The Temple of Artemis. Afterward, Short visit a leather fabric outlet center with a Fashion show. Afterward visit famous Sirince Village with stone and wood houses of 400 years. 
Drive to Kusadasi ( 20 Km ). Kusadasi is one of the most famous holiday resort in Turkey. 
Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi ( Breakfast – Lunch - Dinner)

Pamukkale – Hierapolis

Breakfast at the hotel. We’ll continue on our way to Pamukkale, (220 Km) which means cotton castle due to its famous white travertines. In Hierapolis, we’ll see 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. Afterward, we’ll enjoy walking on the white travertines.  
We will have lunch in a local restaurant. Free time in the thermal pool or the Ancient Cleopatra Pools (not included).
Dinner and overnight stay in a thermal hotel in Pamukkale. ( Breakfast – Lunch -  Dinner )
Optional Events in Pamukkale:  Pamukkale Balloon Tour

After breakfast, we’ll depart early for Cappadocia  (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. Visit Sultanhani  Caravanserai in Aksaray. The inn was built in 1229 by the Anatolian Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Keykubad I.

Arrival and overnight in Cappadocia   (Breakfast – Dinner )

Optional events: Hot Air Balloon Tour  04:30 – 09:00  take breakfast and start to Cappadocia Tour
Note : Please book for Balloon Tour before arrival to Cappadocia otherice  you can not find ticket, and it will be too much expensive.
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 wonderful view of the region. Next, we will visit the Pigeon Valley, and have a sightseeing tour of Goreme Village which has very interesting cave houses and an authentic atmosphere. Then, we’ll visit Goreme  Open Air Museum, Paşabağı Valley (Monks Valley), and Devrent Valley, famous for its rock formations resembling different animal figures Afterward, we’ll have lunch in Avanos. After lunch, we’ll visit a pottery workshop to see how potteries are made by hand.
Visit Kaymaklı underground city. Overnight in Cappadocia ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )

After breakfast in Cappadocia Hotel, we will depart early for Ankara (approx. 330 km,) the capital of Turkey. On arrival, we will 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 depart for Istanbul by vehicle (approx. 440 km). 
Arrival and overnight in Istanbul. ( Breakfast )

Free time until your flight time. Private transfer to Istanbul Airport for flight to your country.  Hope to see you another Turkey holiday.  ( Breakfast )

People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
People Per person in
Single Room Extra Bed Children Fee
Price includes

Istanbul Airport – hotel – Airport return transfer

8 nights hotel accommodation Bed & Breakfast.

3 nights Istanbul

1 Night Izmir

1 nights Kusadasi

1 Night Pamukkale

2 nights Cappadocia

6 Lunch, 5 Dinner

All Tours and entrance fees as per itinerary

Entrance fees as per itinerary

Professional English Guide

Transfers with A.C. nonsmoking vehicle.

Flight tickets economy class.

Price Excludes

Personal expenses

Beverages for Dinner and Lunch

Extra events

Hot Air Balloon Tour

Travel Insurance ( Highly Recommended )

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)


Gold Package Hotels
Istanbul   (3)       :  Crown Plaza Old Town 5*
Izmir         (1)      :  Movenpick Izmir 5*
Kusadasi  (1)      :  Ramada Suites  5* HB
Pamukkale (1)    :  Colossae Thermal & SPA 5* HB
Cappadocia (2)  :  Mustafa Resort 5* HB

Standard Package Hotels

Istanbul   (3)      :   Dora Pera Hotel 4*
Izmir         (1)     :  Blanca Hotel 4*
Kusadasi  (1)      :  EFE Boutique
Pamukkale (1)    :  Herakles Thermal 4* 
Cappadocia (2)   : Tassaray Hotel 4* or Burcu Kaya Hotel 4*

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

Topkapi Palace
Blue Mosque
Maiden Tower
Hagia Sophia
Galata Tower
Bosphorus Boat Tour
Pigeon Valley
Uçhisar Castle
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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  • Tour Code : EN-107
  • Duration : 9 Days
  • Start : İstanbul, Türkiye
  • End : İstanbul, Türkiye
  • Tour Season : All year round
  • Transfer : Vehicle
  • Distance : 2400 Km
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