Details of 10 Nights 11 Days Turkey Tour
Let us take you on a journey of a 10 Nights 11 Days Turkey Tour.
Day 1 - Istanbul arrival day
Welcome to Turkey Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Meet with staff and transfer to your hotel, transfer from airport and check in to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
Between 08:00 -08:30 AM pick up from hotel and transfer to meeting point of group and tour guide for the Full Day Byzantine, Ottoman Relics Istanbul City Tour.We will visit to;
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.
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.
Little Hagia Sophia Mosque: Little Hagia Sophia (KüçükAyasofya Camii), formerly the Church of the Saints Sergius and Bacchus, is a former Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Constantinople, later converted into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire. Today the environment is a worth seeing natural culture center of the lost Ottoman Arts.
17:00 PM is the end of the tour, we will drop you back to your hotel and full day Byzantine,Ottoman Relics Tour will be ended.
Day 3 - Princess' Islands Cruise Tour
We will pick you up from your hotels according to the locations. Transfer to ferry port to the Princess Island. The boat ride takes about 1 hour to first island which names Heybeliada. We will have small tour around the island by electrical cars with tour guide. After Heybeliada we will take another boat the biggest island which called Buyukada, When we reach there our tour guide will give you general information about the Princes' Island and we will have a lunch where we can enjoy fresh seafood or Turkish kebab or vegetarian food. After lunch we will give you free time on the ısland. During free time you can enjoy at coffee shops or you can swim (only during summer time). After Free time we will meet with the guide at the meeting point and turn back to Istanbul and we will drop you back to your hotels.
Day 4 - Free day for Shopping
You will have free day in Istanbul. If you want we can arrange dinner cruise on the Bosphorus Turkish night show. (OPTIONAL)
Day 5 - Drive to Ertugrul Tomb Sogut, Bus to Izmir, Overnight in Kusadasi
Departure from the hotel at 08:30 AM after breakfast drive to Ertugrul Ghazi Tomb Sogut, Bilecik from Istanbul. Tour programme below
- 200 Km drive to Bileck it takes about 2 hrs 40 minutes
- Visit The Tomb of Edebali Master of Ertugrul and Osman Ghazi
- Visit to Orhan Gazi Mosque in Bilecik
- Vsit to Timeline of Ottoman Museum in Bilecik
- Visit Dursun FıkıhA religious scholar Dursun Fakih was the son-in-law of Sheikh Edebali
- Visit The Tomb of Ertugrul in Sogut
- Visit to Alp’s Mezaar in Ertugrul Shrine
- 14: 30 Pm – 14: 45 Pm Lunch ( Typical Turkish Restaurant ),
- Shopping and Dress like Alp and Hatun Costumes and Free Time
After Sogut tour we will drop you Bilecik bus station and bus to Izmir. It takes about 8 hours. When you arrive to Izmir bus station our driver will pick you up and transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 6 - Full day Ephesus Ancient City Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi
After breakfast, you will meet with your tour guide and drive to Ephesus to discover the ancient city Ephesus. Visit to;
Temple of Artemis: Isone of the Seven Wonders of the World and located in Ephesus. Throughout the excavations in Ephesus, the actual location of the temple was presumed in different places. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was famous in antiquity and made ancient Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. Each year one month was considered a holiday and set aside for the religious ceremonious observations.
The Ruins of Ephesus: Concert hall, market places, colonnaded street, temples, fountains, library, theather, arcadian way and more.
The House of Virgin Marry: It is known with certainty That the Virgin Mary went to Ephesus and lived there for some time. Whether or not she died in Ephesus was not known until Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision. At the end of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7- Full Day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour - Overnight in Pamukkale
After breakfast we will pick you up and you will meet with your tour guide and drive to Pamukkale to discover the ancient city Hierapolis Visit to;
View the geographical phenomenon of the unique white calcium waterfall, Lunch break, Hierapolis, an ancient health spa with the largest necropolis (cemetery) in the Asia Minor, Impressive ruins and splendid theatre. At the end of the tour transfer to hotel in Pamukkale and overnight.
Day 8 - Travel to Cappadocia via Konya - Konya Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia
We will pick you up from your hotel early morning and transfer to Pamukkale bus station, bus to Konya. It takes 4 hours.Upon arrival to Konya you will be greeted by your tour guide for the tour of Konya, the capital of the Seljuk Turks in the 13th century and home of the Mevlana Museum is also known for its theological school of whirling dervishes after the tour transfer to Konya bus station and bus to Cappadocia. It takes 4 hours drive to Cappadocia. When you arrive to Cappadocia we will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 9 - Full Day North Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia
After breakfast we will pick you up at 09:30 AM and you will meet with your tour guide and full day Cappadocia tour will start, you will visit to;
Devrent Valley: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1 KM from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 KM from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
Monks Valley: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
Avanos: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
Goreme Open Air Museum: Goreme was an important Christian centre in the early years of the Middle Ages, was a bishopric administered by Mokissos near Aksaray in the 11th and 13th centuries. Despite the vast numer of monasteries, churches and chapels in the vicinity of Goreme, there are not many inscriptions bearing dates. For this reason, these religious buildings are mainly dated according to the iconography or architectural features.
Uchisar: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately 05:00 PM. overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 10 - Full Day South Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia
You will have breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel and you will join south of Cappadocia tour. You will visit;
Kizilcukur: Is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
Cavusin: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2 KM from Goreme, on the Goreme-Avanos road. The Church of St. John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.
Hospital Monastery: One of the oldest monastries in Cappadocia.
Kaymakli Underground City: Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
Pigeon House: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately 05:00 PM. overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 11 - Transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport
After breakfast, transfer to the airport take a direct flight to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul airport and connection flight to your international departure .This is the end of the itinerary.
During Cappadocia we can add Hot Air Balloon Tour with extra cost.
Includes of 10 Nights 11 Days Turkey Tour
- All Airport to hotel and hotel to airport transportations
- 4 nights accomadation in Istanbul with breakfast
- Full day Istanbul city tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Full day Princess' Island tour inclusive transportation, lunch, guide, electrical carriage tour
- Private tour for Ertugrul Ghazi Tomb inclusive lunch and guide
- Bilecik to Kusadasi bus ticket
- 2 nights accomadation in Kusadasi with breakfast
- Full day Ephesus tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- 1 night accomadation in Pamukkale with breakfast
- Full day Pamukkale tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Pamukkale to Konya bus ticket
- Konya tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Konya to Cappadocia bus ticket
- 3 nights accomadation in Cappadocia with breakfast
- 2 Full day Cappadocia tour includes all museum fee, guiding service, lunch
- Cappadocia to Istanbul flight ticket
Excludies of 10 Nights 11 Days Turkey Tour
- Personal Expenses
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of 10 Nights 11 Days Turkey Tour
- Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.