Turkey tour 8 days
  • Turkey tour 8 days


    Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale - Cappadocia

    • Day 1 Istanbul: Arrival to Istanbul.

      Transfer to the hotel. 1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 2 Istanbul: City tour of Istanbul.

      1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 3 from Istanbul to Ephesus by flight:

      Ephesus and the house of the Virgin Mary. 1 night accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Kusadasi.

      Day 4 Kusadasi to Pamukkale:

      Pamukkale and Herpolis tour. Pamukkale to Cappadocia by bus at night.

      Day 5 Cappadocia: Arrive in Cappadocia.

      Cappadocia tour. One night stay at the Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.

      Day 6 Cappadocia to Istanbul by plane:

      Cappadocia. Transfer to the airport. And return to Istanbul. 1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 7 Istanbul: Bosphorus Tour in Istanbul and the Two Continents.

      1 night stay in a 4-star hotel in Istanbul.

      Day 8 Departure:

      Departure to the airport to return home.




      First day: Arrival to Istanbul

      When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, our driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. The stay at the 4 * hotel in Istanbul.


      Day Two: Istanbul Old City Tour

      Meals included: breakfast - lunch

      You will be transferred from your hotel in the morning at 8:30 AM to Istanbul Old City tour.

      Today we will visit the Church of Saint (Hagia Sophia), which was built by Emperor Justinian. It was the largest building in the world for more than 1000 years. See the complex mosaics and the huge central dome. (Saint Sophia is closed on Monday) Then we will continue our tour to Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the fifteenth century until the nineteenth. We will also see an impressive array of priceless jewelry, crystal, silver, and porcelain, robes worn by sultans and the relics of the Prophet Muhammad. (Entrance to the harem is additional). After lunch we will see the Blue Mosque, designed for Sultan Ahmed I, which is a unique architectural piece with its six minarets and includes 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. We will visit the old horse racing field with Obelisk of theodosius, Snake Pillar and the German Wilhelm II fountain. You can walk through the back streets of old Istanbul and visit the elegant little Hagia Sophia Mosque, you will see the covered Grand Bazaar. After the tour, we will transfer you to your hotel. Almabeth in 4 * hotel for one night in Istanbul.


      Day 3: Istanbul to Ephesus. Ephesus - the home of the Virgin Mary - Kusadasi

      Meals included: breakfast - lunch - dinner

      05:00 AM You will be transferred from your hotel early in the morning to the airport.

      07:00 We will travel from Istanbul to Izmir

      08:00 Upon your arrival at Izmir airport, we will have a driver waiting for you with your name holding a plate to connect you and take you to the ancient Ephesus region. The tour will start.


      Today we will visit the house of the Virgin Mary, then Ephesus with the Centenary Library, Hadrian's Temple, Agora. The magnificent Greco-Roman theater and St John's Church .. After the tour is completed, you will be transferred to your hotel, you can stay for one night in a 4 * hotel in Kusadasi.


      Day 4: Pamukkale - Hierapolis - Cappadocia

      Meals included: breakfast - lunch

      After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, you will be transferred from the hotel at 08:30 AM and you will depart from Kusadasi by car to Pamukkale (Duration 3 hours) to see the locations:

      Today we will visit Pamukkale, the ancient city of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking theater and the enchanting Necropolis, and the last archeology of the ancient city of Hierapolis, where Saint Philip was martyred. Saint Philip is associated with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale in the city's history. You will also visit the city of Karahayt, known for its red waters and healing thermal springs. Finally, we will visit calcium balconies and swimming pools, and you will have time (about one hour) to swim in the Cleopatra swimming pool at an additional cost..After the tour, you will get a non-smoking air-conditioned bus to (for 10 hours) the bus will be stopped 3 times for personal needs or we can Arrange a trip at an additional cost instead of bus transportation.


      Day 5: Cappadocia Tour 1 (North Cappadocia)

      Meals included: breakfast - lunch

      Upon arrival in Cappadocia early in the morning, our staff will meet you at the bus station and take you to the hotel, check in, after breakfast, you will join the full day Cappadocia tour at 09:00 am


      Today we are exploring the Cappadocia Zelve open-air museum where three canyons meet in the valley.Then we will visit Devrent Valley to see unique fairy chimneys. We will head to Pasabag (Valley of the Monks) to see the highest mushroom peak. We will head to Avanos for lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the Göreme Open Museum where the remains of churches carved into rocks and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Before the end of the tour, we will visit the Naturelle Castle in Uchisar. After the tour, we will take you to the hotel.

      The stay in a 4 * hotel (or Cave Hotel). In Cappadocia.


      Day 6: Cappadocia to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Round 2 (south of Cappadocia)

      Meals included: breakfast - lunch

      The hot air balloon is optional (if you like, we can arrange the hot air balloon flight in the early morning at 5:30 AM (the trip takes one hour).

      You will be transferred from your hotel at 09:30 AM and you will depart for this tour.

      Itinerary :

      Today we will visit the underground city of Drenkoyu to visit the huge refugee settlement carved by the early Christians, as they are used to hiding from the persecuted. We will move from Derinkuyu to the beautiful Ihlara Valley, known as Peristerema. You can explore churches carved into the famous rocks and hiking 4 km across the valley.