Turkish Delight: A 10-Day Journey through Istanbul to Cappadocia

Embark on an epic adventure with our 10 Days Turkey Package Tour. From ancient marvels to vibrant bazaars, immerse yourself in the tapestry of Turkey's cultural mosaic. Uncover the grandeur of this enchanting journey and create memories to last a lifetime.

10 Days Turkey Package Tour Itinerary

Let us take you on a journey of a 10 Days Turkey Package Tour.

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, Turkey! Whether you arrive at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, our staff will be there to greet you. They will assist you with the transfer to your hotel, ensuring a smooth journey from the airport to your accommodation. After arriving at the hotel, you will check in and have the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Istanbul.

Day 2: Full Day Byzantine, Ottoman Relics Istanbul City Tour

  • Hotel Pick-up (08:00 - 09:15): Your day begins with a personalized pick-up from your hotel or specified location between 08:00 and 09:15. Our friendly team ensures a comfortable start to your adventure.
  • Hagia Sophia: Also Called the Church of Divine Wisdom, it is a masterpieceof grandeur and proportion. Coveted by the Islamic East and Christian West, the Hagia Sophia is one of mankind's greatest treasures.
  • Blue Mosque ( Sultanahmet Mosque): No one has been to Istanbul at least once can ever forget the feeling of awe and wonder at seeing the Blue Mosque for the first time.
  • Hippodrome and Obelisk: The vast Hippodrome, known as At Meydani or " plaze of the horses" stretches between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
  • Shopping Opportunity
  • Grand Covered Bazaar ( Kapali Carsi): The Oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the center of the city.
  • Topkapi Palace: Topkapi Palace was the main residence of the Sultan and his court. It was initially the seat of government as well as the imperial residence. Even though access was strictly regulated, inhabitans of the palace rarely had to venture outsince the palace functioned almost as an autonomous entity a city within a city. Audience and consultation chambers and areas served for the political workings of the empire.
  • 17:00 PM is the end of the tour, then participants will be transferred back to their hotel and full day Byzantine,Ottoman Relics Tour will be ended.

Day 3: Transfer from Hotel to Airport - Flight to Izmir - Transfer from Izmir Airport to Ephesus - Full Day Ephesus Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi.

Step into the Ancient World and Discover Ephesus

Begin your day at an early hour, at 05:00 AM, as we pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for an exciting flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, meet your tour guide and set off to explore the fascinating ancient city of Ephesus.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Temple of Artemis: Start your journey by visiting the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Discover the ancient cult dedicated to Artemis, making Ephesus a renowned pilgrimage destination in antiquity.
  • The Ruins of Ephesus: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Ephesus as you explore its ruins, including a concert hall, marketplaces, colonnaded streets, temples, fountains, libraries, theaters, and the enchanting Arcadian Way.
  • Lunch: Take a break and enjoy a delightful lunch, refueling for the rest of your day.
  • The House of Virgin Mary: Visit the House of Virgin Mary, a place with deep religious significance, believed to be the residence of the Virgin Mary during her time in Ephesus. The exact location of her passing was revealed through Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision.

As the day draws to a close, we'll transfer you to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay in Kusadasi, where you can reflect on the wonders of Ephesus.

Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale Tour - Bus to Antalya - Overnight in Antalya.

Explore the Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale's Natural Beauty

After a hearty breakfast, check out from your hotel and embark on a journey to Pamukkale to discover the wonders of the ancient city of Hierapolis and the stunning calcium terraces and pools.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Hierapolis: Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, adorned with the Temple of Apollo, an awe-inspiring Theater, a fascinating Necropolis, and the grand baths where St. Philip, a significant figure in the city's history, was martyred.
  • Calcium Terraces and Pools: Visit the mesmerizing calcium terraces and pools of Pamukkale, a breathtaking display of nature's artistry, leaving you in awe of its beauty.

At the conclusion of the Pamukkale tour, we will coordinate your transfer to the bus station for a 3-hour journey to Antalya. Upon your arrival at the Antalya bus station, our team will be there to pick you up and provide a seamless transfer to your hotel.

Note : Cleopatra Pool entrance fee is not included in the Pamukkale tour. Guests who wish to enter the pool can do so by paying the entrance fee separately.

Day 5: Full Day Antalya Old city and Waterfall Tour

Get ready for a day filled with exploration in Antalya. Here's a breakdown of what to expect:

  • 9:00 AM - Pickup from Hotel: Start your day with a convenient pickup from your hotel.
  • 9:30 AM - Düden Waterfall: Head to the Düden Waterfall, located 12 km northeast of Antalya. This stunning waterfall is where the Düden River surfaces after flowing underground for 9 km. Enjoy the lush surroundings and take some memorable photos.
  • 11:00 AM - Lower Düden Waterfall (Karpuzkaldiran Waterfall): Proceed to the Lower Düden Waterfall, also known as Karpuzkaldiran Waterfall, which cascades directly into the Mediterranean Sea. This is one of the most unique and picturesque waterfalls, offering spectacular views.
  • 12:30 PM - Lunch Break: Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a local restaurant, savoring delicious Turkish cuisine.
  • 2:00 PM - Old City (Kaleiçi): After lunch, explore the historic Old City of Antalya, also known as Kaleiçi. Wander through the narrow, cobblestone streets and admire the blend of ancient and modern architecture. Key sights include:
  • Hidirlik Tower: An ancient Roman tower with a great view of the harbor.
  • Hadrian’s Gate: A triumphal arch built in honor of the Roman emperor Hadrian.
  • Clock Tower: Part of the old city walls with a commanding view of the city.
  • 3:30 PM - Free Time in Old City: Spend some free time shopping for souvenirs, enjoying a coffee in one of the quaint cafes, or simply exploring the charming streets and alleys.
  • 5:00 PM - Boat Trip at Antalya Harbour: Head to the harbor for a relaxing boat trip along the coast. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Taurus Mountains, the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean, and the stunning coastline.
  • 7:00 PM - Return to Hotel: After a day full of exploration and adventure, return to your hotel.

Day 6: Breakfast - Journey to Cappadocia - Overnight in Cappadocia

After checking out from your hotel, a smooth transfer will take you to the Antalya Central Bus Station for your intercity day coach to Cappadocia. Arrival Cappadocia and transfer to hotel. Tonight, experience a unique stay in a traditional Cappadocian cave hotel, adding an extra layer of charm to your journey. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 7: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia.

After a delightful breakfast, our Cappadocia adventure begins at 09:30 AM. Allow us to whisk you away to explore the captivating landscapes and historical marvels of this unique region.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Devrent Valley: Begin your day at Devrent Valley, a surreal landscape adorned with fairy chimneys, an awe-inspiring scene that will transport you to a world of wonder.
  • Monks Valley: Visit Monks Valley, where the best view of three-headed fairy chimneys awaits. Pasabag, also known as Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by extraordinary natural rock formations, creating a truly spectacular sight.
  • Avanos: Explore Avanos, a town steeped in the art of terra cotta dating back to 3000 BC. Visit a traditional pottery workshop nestled in the hillsides and learn about the town's rich artistic heritage.
  • Open Air Museum: Venture into the fascinating Open Air Museum, a vital Christian center during the early Middle Ages. Marvel at the numerous monasteries, churches, and chapels adorned with unique iconography and architectural features.
  • Uchisar: Conclude your day with a visit to Uchisar, a troglodyte town located at the heart of Cappadocia. Named after a colossal rock formation once used as a castle, Uchisar offers a stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.

As the day unfolds, you'll be immersed in the allure of Cappadocia's landscapes and history. At approximately 05:00 PM, we'll bid adieu and drop you back to your hotel, where you'll spend the night, eagerly anticipating the wonders that await in Cappadocia.

Note: If you're interested in a hot air balloon tour, we can organize it for you on the early morning of day 2. Elevate your experience and enjoy breathtaking views from the skies of Cappadocia

Day 8: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Transfer to Kayseri Airport - Fly to Istanbul - Transfer to hotel - Overnight in Istanbul

Start your day with a delightful breakfast, preparing for a day of exploration in the captivating North Cappadocia. At 09:30 AM, we'll pick you up from your hotel to commence the adventure.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Kizilcukur: Venture into Kizilcukur, an isolated valley behind Urgup, famous for its beautiful rock formations and hidden rock-carved churches. Marvel at the intricate tracks connecting small villages, offering a glimpse into the local way of life.
  • Cavusin: Explore Cavusin, one of the oldest settlements in the region, located 2 KM from Goreme. Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist, dating back to the 5th century, and enjoy a panoramic view of the village.
  • Hospital Monastery: Delve into the depths of history at the Hospital Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Cappadocia, offering insights into the spiritual life of ancient times.
  • Underground City: Embark on an unforgettable adventure into Underground City. Discover its intricate architecture and history as you descend into its depths.
  • Pigeon Houses and Rock Formations: Visit the charming pigeon houses and marvel at the unique rock formations that adorn the Cappadocian landscape.

After an enriching tour, we'll arrange your transfer from Cappadocia to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight to Istanbul at 20:30 PM. Upon arrival in Istanbul at 21:30 PM, we'll be there to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel, concluding this exciting day and marking the end of your Cappadocia adventure.

Day 9: Leisurely Day in Istanbul

Savor a Leisurely Breakfast and Enjoy Free Time, Relish a leisurely breakfast and embrace a day of freedom and relaxation in Istanbul.

Day 10: Transfer to Istanbul Airport

After a hearty breakfast, you'll have free time, allowing you to make the most of your remaining moments in Istanbul. According to your flight schedule, we'll pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport, bringing your remarkable journey in Turkey to a close. Safe travels!

Includes of 10 Days Turkey Package Tour

  • Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  • Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Izmir, Kayseri to Istanbul
  • Bus Ticket : Pamukkale to Antalya, Antalya to Cappadocia
  • Accommodation: 4 Nights in Istanbul with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1 Nights in Kusadasi with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights in Antalya with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights in Cappadociawith Breakfast
  • Full Day Istanbul City Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch Included
  • Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Antalya Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Boat Trip Included
  • 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included

Excludies of 10 Days Turkey Package Tour

  • International Flights to Turkey: Please note that the package does not include international flights to Turkey. Travelers are responsible for arranging their own flights to and from Turkey
  • Personal Travel Insurance: To ensure a worry-free journey, we recommend securing personal travel insurance that covers unforeseen circumstances such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost luggage.
  • Visa for Turkey: Travelers are responsible for obtaining the necessary visa to enter Turkey. Ensure that you have the required travel documents well in advance of your departure. Check with the Turkish embassy or consulate in your country for visa requirements.
  • Personal Expenses: While the package covers a range of services, please budget separately for personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, and any optional activities or excursions not included in the itinerary.
  • Museums: Entrance fees not included.You can obtain the museum entrance ticket for Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia from us.Avoid the extended queues at this prominent attraction too by not waiting in the long ticket lines. With your guide, you'll bypass these lines.

Pick-up and Drop-off Details of 10 Days Turkey Package Tour

  • Our tour package offers convenient pick-up and drop-off services at both Istanbul International Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Whether you arrive at the bustling Istanbul International Airport or the dynamic Sabiha Gokcen Airport, our team is ready to ensure a seamless transition from your point of arrival to the beginning of your unforgettable journey through 10 Days Turkey Package Tour. Experience hassle-free transportation as we welcome you to this captivating adventure.

10 Days Turkey Package Tour Highlights

  • Istanbul: "Gateway to History and Modernity"

    • Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.
    • Wander through the bustling Grand Bazaar, a shopper's paradise.
    • Cruise along the scenic Bosphorus, connecting two continents.
  • Ephesus: "Timeless Marvels Unearthed"

    • Step into the ancient city of Ephesus, home to the Library of Celsus and the Temple of Artemis.
    • Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, a sacred pilgrimage site.
    • Witness the grandeur of the Ephesus Theater, where history comes alive.
  • Pamukkale: "Cotton Castle's Thermal Wonders"

    • Marvel at the surreal terraces of Pamukkale, filled with thermal pools.
    • Explore the ancient ruins of Hierapolis and its Necropolis.
    • Immerse in the therapeutic waters of Cleopatra's Pool.
  • Antalya: "Turquoise Coast Tranquility"

    • Relax on the pristine beaches of Antalya.
    • Stroll through the historic old town, Kaleiçi, with charming Ottoman architecture.
    • Boat Trip
  • Cappadocia: "Fairytale Landscapes and Cave Dwellings"

    • Soar above the enchanting landscapes in a hot air balloon at sunrise.
    • Explore the unique rock formations of Göreme Open-Air Museum.
    • Stay in a traditional cave hotel for an authentic Cappadocian experience.

10 Days Turkey Package offers a rich tapestry of history, natural beauty, and cultural diversity, ensuring an unforgettable journey through the heart of Turkey.