Arrival at Istanbul Airport and transfer to hotel. At 13:00 we’ll head to the Spice Bazaar also known as the Egyptian Bazaar, which is a very colorful market with an oriental atmosphere that offers products such as spices, desserts, and nuts. Afterward, we’ll drive to Golden Horn to join a boat tour along the amazing Bosphorus Strait, which separates Europe and Asia and connects the Black Sea with the inland Marmara Sea. At the end of the boat tour, we’ll return to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (Breakfast)
After breakfast, we’ll start our Istanbul tour at 08:45 am. First, we’ll visit Hagia Sofia (Saint Sophia) which was built by the emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD as a church and was later converted into a mosque. You will see beautiful mosaics and frescos depicting Christian icons and the Byzantine Emperors. Then, we’ll visit the Topkapı Palace which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans for 400 years, with its fabulous treasure chambers. Afterward, we will visit the legendary Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) famous for its blue Iznik tiles and unique six minarets. Next, we’ll see the Hippodrome Square which was used as a meeting place and for chariot races during the Byzantine period, the Egyptian Obelisk, and the German Fountain of Wilhelm ll.
Lastly, we’ll visit the Islamic Art Museum and depart for the airport for our domestic flight to Izmir. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Kuşadası.
Dinner and accommodation in Kuşadası. ( Breakfast -Dinner )
Kusadasi Ephesus distance 20 Km Today, we’ll immerse ourselves in history in Ephesus World Heritage site, the most beautiful ancient city of the Ionia region. First visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. We will visit the ancient city of Ephesus. You will feel the mystical atmosphere of Ephesus as you walk on the Curetes Street and see the ruins of the 25,000-capacity Grand Theater, the State Agora, the magnificent Celsus Library, Odeon, Temesos, Prytaneion, Magnesia Gate, the Harbour of Ephesus and the Fountain of Trajan.
After this trip, we will visit the former Greek village of Şirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and this carpet village, we’ll learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.
End of the tour. Dinner and accommodation in Kuşadası. ( Breakfast –Dinner )
Pamukkale is World Heritage site with fantastic travertines, and Hierapolis ancient ruins.
After breakfast, we will drive to Pamukkale (220 km). On arrival, we’ll have a lunch break and visit Hierapolis, where we will see the Gate of Domitian, Arcadian Street, the ancient 2nd century Roman Theater, the Nymphaion, the Temple of Apollo, the Plutonium, and the Necropolis. We will pass through the Roman Gate, admire the ancient Pamukkale Theater, walk around the grave monuments built to honor heroes. Afterward, we will a relaxing walk on the travertine terraces and have a chance to swim in the Ancient Cleopatra Pools (extra cost).
End of the tour. Overnight stay in a thermal Hotel in Pamukkale. ( Breakfast -Dinner )
Pamukkale thermal hotel breakfast and the comfort of thermal water therapy in the evening. We will drive to Cappadocia via the ancient Silk Road route. On the way, we’ll give a break in the city of Konya to have lunch 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, also known as Rumi, and the Alaeddin Mosque, which was built on Alaeddin Hill during the Seljuk period. Along the ancient Silk Road, we will also visit the Sultanhanı Caravanserai. After our visits, we will continue on our way to Cappadocia.
Dinner and accommodation in Cappadocia. ( Breakfast -Dinner
Today, we will start our tour with a visit to Kaymaklı Underground City and Göreme Open Air Museum, which is home to a large monastery complex with dozens of monasteries, each of which has its own church, offering some of the best examples of Byzantine art. The churches carved into the rock feature paintings and frescoes from the tenth to the thirteenth century, whose colors still retain their original freshness. Next, we will visit Paşabağı Valley located on a vineyard on Zelve road. Some of the mushroom-shaped rock formations here are several meters high. Fairy chimneys shaped by erosion for many years were used as houses by various religious groups, therefore it is also known as the Monks Valley. Afterward, we will visit the Devrent Valley, which offers a reddish moon view looks like a movie set, and is famous for its rock formations resembling different animal figures.
End of the tour. Return to our hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia. ( Breakfast -Dinner )
*Optional Turkish Folklore Night featuring, traditional folklore and belly dancing shows in a cave music hall. (extra cost)
After breakfast, 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 time to lunch in a local restaurant and depart for Istanbul by vehicle (approx. 440 km).Arrival and overnight in Istanbul. ( Breakfast )
Free time until your airport transfer. Our tour concludes with your transfer to Istanbul Airport. Hope to see you on another tour. ( Breakfast )
1. Group Size: Minimum 2 people. Maximum Group Size 20 person
2. Age: Child Minimum 8 years old ( with parents ) if necessary Health certificates may be requested from very elderly travelers.
3. Single travelers are obliged to pay a single supplement for hotel rooms.
4. You have to declare your passport handy at check-in for any domestic flights.
5. This tour starts at 13:00 with a half-day tour of Istanbul. If flying into Istanbul on this day ensure you have You have to hurry to leave the airport. Transfer to your hotel and check in before 13:00.
6. We need a copy/picture of your passport to buy domestic flight tickets. For domestic flights, you must have your passport ready at check-in. Domestic flight times may change due to various conditions.
- 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 must wear comfortable clothing, flat walking shoes, a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. in summer months and raincoats, warm clothes, winter walking shoes, umbrella, etc. in winter.
- The order of the sites visited may change to avoid crowds.
- You will need your passport at check-in for all domestic flights.
- Domestic flights are economy class. Luggage limit 15 Kg.
Istanbul (2) - The Halich Hotel 4*
Kusadasi (2) - Ilayda Avantgarde 4* or Derici Hotel 4*
Pamukkale (1) - Adem Pira Thermal Hotel 5*
Cappadocia (2) - Gamirasu Cave Hotel or MDC Cave Hotel
Note: Sample hotels are confirmed on the date of booking in case of availability. Otherwise, reservations are made in similar hotels.
Hagia Sophia Museum
The House of Virgin Mary
Artemis Temple is one of the seven wonders.
Konya Mevlana Museum
Göreme Open-air Museum
Kaynakli Undeground City
2023 Tour departure dates from Istanbul / Every Monday
2 – 9 – 16 – 23 – 30
6 – 13 – 20 – 27
|March||6 – 13 – 20 – 27|
|April||3 – 10 – 17 – 24|
|May||1 - 8 -15 - 22 - 29|
|June||5 - 12 - 19 - 26|
|Jully||3 - 10 - 17 - 24 - 31|
|August||7 - 17 - 21 - 28|
|September||4 - 11 - 18 - 25|
|October||2 - 9 - 16 - 23 - 30|
|Novomber||6 - 13 - 20 - 27|
|December||4 - 11 - 18 - 25|
EN-044 / Turkey Beauty Tour (Zef) Guaranteed Departure - 8 Days Price
Per Person in Double - Triple
Child Discount 08 – 11
01.01.2023 – 10.03.2023
11.03.2023 – 31.12.2023
Early Booking Discount % 10 : Booking Between ; 01.01 – 10.02 2023
Departure Dates: All year Every week on Monday from Istanbul.
- Transfer / Istanbul Airport – Hotel – Istanbul Airport / 2 ways
- Internal Flight Tickets from Istanbul to Izmir, and airport transfer.
- 7-night hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
- 5 Dinners – 7 Breakfast.
- All tours as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees, as per the itinerary
- Experienced English professional tour guide
- Private air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicles with experienced drivers
- All parking, highway, and bridge fees
- VAT and city tax
- Personal expenses
- Beverages during dinners
- Travel insurance (highly recommended)
- Meals other than those specified
- Optional tours
- Tips for the guide and driver
The most frequently asked questions and answers by travelers to Turkey. If you can't find the answers to your questions below, please contact us via email or live online chat. Contact information and live chat link are at the bottom of our homepage.
Regular Group Tours are English-guided package tours with mixed nationalities of a minimum of 20 people and a maximum of 40 people on the specified dates. Regular Group tour prices are fixed.
There is a child age restriction based on the character of the tour and generally, children under 8 years of age cannot participate.
Private Tours, on the other hand, is between 1 person and 40 people. It usually consists of small and private groups such as Families, groups of friends, or professional groups. No other travelers are allowed in Private groups. In private tours, the guide is given according to the group's request (available in Turkey)
Guaranty Departure Tours have a definite departure regardless of the number of people on certain dates.
The minimum and the maximum number of people and child age requirements are specified in the tour information.
The number of tour places varies according to the theme of the tour. Group tours are a minimum of 20 people - a maximum of 40 people. There is no limit on the number of private tours, usually between 1 and 18 people.
You can bring clothes and auxiliary items according to Turkey Tour regions and Tour season. During the winter seasons, you should bring thick and cold protective clothing and rain protective clothing.
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.
After you write your contact information such as the name of the tour you prefer, the tour code number, the date of the tour, the number of people to attend, on the tour request form, you can send us your request by reading and approving the rules written in the (Terms and conditions) section.
Your registration is done and your official confirmation is sent to you. Then you make some payment.
Tour payments are made by money transfer systems such as bank transfer or Western Union.
Visitors can withdraw money in Turkish Lira, Euro, and US Dollars with their bank cards from ATMs in Turkey. Most ATMs offer English or other language options for foreigners' convenience.
Visitors can use their credit and debit cards for all kinds of shopping. During the tour, you can travel to smaller towns or villages far from the city center, where your credit card may not be valid, so it is recommended to always have cash, foreign currency, and Turkish Lira with you.
Two-pin sockets used in Europe are also widely used in Turkey.
If you are using a three-pin socket, it is recommended to bring a converter adapter.
If you want to use your own country's GSM operator in Turkey, you should ask your GSM operator to activate the international roaming function of your mobile phone before coming to Turkey. Or you can get a new SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card from one of the local GSM operators such as Türk Telekom, Vodafone, to use while you are in Turkey.
Foreigners in Turkey can drive in Turkey, provided that they always have their passports, international driving licenses, and their car licenses with them. It is legally forbidden to drink and drive and there are penalties. In Turkey, the vehicle is driven on the right side of the road.
Banks working hours 09:00 – 17:00 money transfer ends at 16:00.
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.
There is a pharmacy on duty that remains open in every region on Sundays and public holidays. It is a legal obligation to keep the pharmacies on duty open.
For the treatments, you want to have in Turkey, travel agencies that have work and agreements with Hospitals and Doctors, who are experts in their fields, provide communication with the patient by transmitting the patient information to the relevant hospitals and Doctors. Travel Agencies, during the treatment period, provide services such as flight tickets, hotel or house reservations for accommodation, transfer services, and tour organizations for the patient and their relatives.
Hair transplant, Dental treatment, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery tour packages are among the most preferred health tourism packages in Turkey.
Compared to other European and Asian countries, Turkey has a large number of JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited hospitals and medical institutions. It has world-renowned Doctors who are experienced in their special branches and private or corporate hospitals equipped with modern medical devices. You don't have to wait in line for the highest quality medical treatment people deserve. Moreover, prices are much cheaper than world standards. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey. You can find the best quality medical treatment at the lowest price in Turkey Hospitals. Such as Dental treatments, Hair Transplantation, Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Urology, IVF – In Vitro fertilization, Cardiology treatments.
For foreigners who come to Turkey, there is no other vaccination obligation other than the Covid 19 Vaccine. It is obligatory for foreigners who come to Turkey during the Covid-19 Pandemic to be vaccinated or have a PCR test 72 hours before. In addition, there is an obligation to document this information.
As in all countries of the world, Cpvid-19 travel rules change from time to time according to countries. For this reason, you should learn the current travel data from the Turkish Consulate in your own country before traveling.
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