Discover Turkey's Wonders: 11 Days Special Tour Package from Istanbul
Embark on the journey of a lifetime with our 11 days special Turkey tour package starting from Istanbul. Explore ancient cities, stunning landscapes, and immerse in the rich culture of Turkey. Book now and let the adventure unfold!
Places to Visit: As part of this tour, you'll have the opportunity to explore Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia regions.
Explore the Marvels of Turkey - An 11 Days Adventure from Istanbul
Unveiling the extraordinary 11 days journey through the heart of Turkey, taking you on an exclusive tour package from Istanbul.
Day 1: Welcome to Istanbul!
Arrival in Istanbul: Your Turkish Adventure Begins
Welcome to Turkey! Whether you arrive at Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, our friendly staff will be there to greet you. Enjoy a seamless transfer to your hotel, where you'll check in and prepare for an exciting journey. Rest and rejuvenate, for tomorrow holds the promise of exploration in the enchanting city of Istanbul.
Day 2: Unveiling Istanbul's Timeless Marvels
Discover the Best of Byzantine and Ottoman Eras in Istanbul
Embark on an unforgettable journey through Istanbul, exploring the rich tapestry of history and culture that defines this captivating city. Our Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour will take you on an enlightening adventure, beginning between 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM with a hotel pickup.
Highlights of the Day:
- Hagia Sophia: Marvel at the grandeur and brilliance of Hagia Sophia, a true masterpiece revered by both the Islamic East and Christian West. It stands as a testament to mankind's architectural genius.
- Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque): Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Blue Mosque, leaving an indelible mark on every visitor fortunate enough to behold its magnificence.
- Hippodrome and Obelisk: Immerse yourself in the vast Hippodrome, historically known as At Meydani or the "plaza of the horses," situated between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
- The Grand Covered Bazaar (Kapali Carsi): Indulge in a shopping spree at the Grand Covered Bazaar, the world's oldest and largest covered market, offering a delightful array of treasures in the heart of the city.
- Lunch: Enjoy a delectable lunch, refueling for the rest of your exciting day.
- Topkapi Palace: Step into the majestic Topkapi Palace, the former residence of Sultans and the hub of imperial power. Experience the opulence and political significance of this historic landmark.
- Little Hagia Sophia Mosque: Explore the Little Hagia Sophia Mosque (KüçükAyasofya Camii), once a prominent Eastern Orthodox church, later transformed into a mosque during the Ottoman Empire. Immerse yourself in the remnants of Ottoman arts in this captivating environment.
As the clock nears 17:00 PM, your extraordinary day of exploring Byzantine and Ottoman relics concludes. We'll ensure a smooth return to your hotel, marking the end of this enlightening tour.
Day 3: Bosphorus Odyssey and Istanbul's Two Continents
Experience the Breathtaking Beauty of the Bosphorus and Beyond
Start your day between 08:00 AM - 08:30 AM as we whisk you away from your hotel to embark on a memorable Full Day Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, and Two Continents Tour.
Highlights of the Day:
- Dolmabahce Palace: Delve into the opulent history of Dolmabahce Palace, a residence for six Sultans and a summer retreat for Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the first president of Turkey.
- Bezm-i Alem Valide Sultan Mosque: Explore the beautiful Bezmialem Valide Sultan Mosque, gracefully situated on the Bosphorus shore in Dolmabahce.
- Lunch: Take a break and savor a delicious lunch to fuel your adventure.
- Golden Horn: Admire the breathtaking beauty of the Golden Horn, the world's largest natural harbor, as you cruise along this stunning inlet of the Bosphorus.
- City Walls: Witness the ancient Constantinople's formidable city walls, a testament to the city's resilience over 1600 years.
- Bosphorus Bridge: Marvel at the grandeur of the Bosphorus Bridge, an iconic structure linking Europe and Asia in Istanbul's skyline.
- Ebu Eyyup El Ensari Tomb: Pay your respects at the Ebu Eyyup El Ensari Tomb, visited by Mohammed the Prophet during his first visit to Medina.
- Pierre Loti Hill: Ascend Pierre Loti Hill, named after French novelist Pierre Lotti, and relish a panoramic view of Istanbul.
- Fly Over by Cable Car: Enjoy a breathtaking cable car ride with captivating views all the way down the hill.
- Rumeli Fortress (From The Sea): Gaze at the formidable Rumeli Fortress from the sea during our Bosphorus Cruise, offering a glimpse into Istanbul's rich history.
- The Black Sea: Capture the perfect shot where the Bosphorus meets the Black Sea, a stunning vista capturing nature's beauty.
As the clock nears 17:30 PM, your incredible day of exploring the Bosphorus and Istanbul's two continents comes to a close. We'll ensure a comfortable return to your hotel, marking the end of this fascinating Bosphorus Cruise Tour in Istanbul.
Day 4: Ephesus Time Travel and Kusadasi Nights
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 5: Pamukkale's Marvels and Kusadasi Comfort
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.
After an enriching day of exploration, we'll drive you back to Kusadasi for a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 6: Beaches and Beyond: Enchanting Cappadocia Awaits
Take a Break, Fly to Cappadocia, and Settle in for the Night
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and savor a free day, soaking up the sun and waves on sandy beaches. This day is yours to relax and rejuvenate until your evening flight to Cappadocia.
Highlights of the Day:
- Free Time: Make the most of your free day, whether it's lounging on sandy beaches or exploring Kusadasi's charm.
- Flight to Cappadocia: In the evening, catch your flight to Kayseri, your gateway to the magical land of Cappadocia.
- Transfer to Hotel: Upon your arrival in Kayseri, you'll be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia, where you'll stay for the night.
Prepare for the adventures that await in Cappadocia, as you rest and rejuvenate for the exciting days ahead. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7: Cappadocia Wonders Unveiled
Embark on an Enchanting Journey through 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.
- Goreme Open Air Museum: Venture into the fascinating Goreme 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.
Day 8: Explore the Depths of Cappadocia and Return to Istanbul
Unveil the Hidden Marvels and Fly Back to 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.
- Kaymakli Underground City: Embark on an unforgettable adventure into Kaymakli Underground City, one of the largest and deepest among the 40 others in Cappadocia. 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: Discover the Enchanting Princess Islands
Embark on a Scenic Cruise to the Princess Islands
Today, get ready for a delightful cruise to the Princess Islands. We'll pick you up from your hotel, and depending on the location, transfer you to the ferry port.
Highlights of the Day:
- Heybeliada: Set sail on a captivating boat ride that takes approximately 1 hour to reach the first island, Heybeliada. Here, enjoy a tour around the island aboard electric cars guided by an informative tour guide.
- Buyukada: Hop onto another boat to reach the largest island, Buyukada. Once there, our tour guide will provide intriguing insights into the Princes' Island. Indulge in a sumptuous lunch, savoring fresh seafood, Turkish kebabs, or vegetarian delights.
- Free Time on the Island: After lunch, you'll have free time on the island. You can relish the island's charm at coffee shops, take a refreshing swim (during summer), or simply soak up the serene ambiance.
- Return to Istanbul: Later, reconvene with the guide at the designated meeting point, and we'll sail back to Istanbul. We'll ensure you're safely transferred to your hotels, marking the end of this enchanting island adventure.
Day 10: 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 11: Farewell to Istanbul
Departure Day: Transfer to the 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!
- Hassle-free transfers from the airport to your hotel in Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Izmir.
- Flight tickets for seamless travel between Istanbul, Izmir, and Kayseri.
- All transportation provided in non-smoking, air-conditioned tourist vehicles for a pleasant journey.
- 6 nights of comfortable hotel stay in Istanbul with daily breakfast.
- 2 nights of hotel accommodation in Kusadasi with daily breakfast.
- 2 nights of hotel stay in Cappadocia with daily breakfast.
- Full-day Istanbul city tour, including museum fees, guiding service, and lunch.
- Full-day Istanbul Bosphorus cruise tour, including museum fees, guiding service, and lunch.
- Full-day Ephesus tour, including museum fees, guiding service, and lunch.
- Full-day Pamukkale tour, including museum fees, guiding service, and lunch.
- 2 full-day Cappadocia tours, including museum fees, guiding service, and lunch.
- Full-day Princess' Island tour, inclusive of transportation, lunch, guide, and an electrical carriage tour.
- Personal Expenses.
Pick-up and Drop-off Details
- Pick-up and drop-off at Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport for convenient travel arrangements throughout the tour.
Discover the Enchanting 11-Day Special Turkey Tour Package from Istanbul
Are you ready for an exhilarating 11-day journey through the enchanting land of Turkey? Imagine immersing yourself in a diverse blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. The 11 Days Special Turkey Tour Package from Istanbul offers an experience of a lifetime.
As you explore Istanbul, you'll be captivated by the seamless fusion of modernity and ancient history. The city unveils its secrets through iconic landmarks like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The Grand Covered Bazaar beckons with its lively atmosphere and myriad of treasures.
Heading to Ephesus, the ancient ruins come to life, echoing tales of a bygone era. The Temple of Artemis stands as a testament to human ingenuity, while the ruins of Ephesus paint a vivid picture of ancient life.
Pamukkale, with its cascading travertine terraces, invites you to soak in the therapeutic pools. Hierapolis whispers stories of ancient healing and leisure.
The surreal landscapes of Cappadocia promise an otherworldly adventure. Hot air balloon rides offer an unparalleled view of the captivating terrain, while the Göreme Open-Air Museum provides a glimpse into the region's rich history.
A visit to the Princess' Islands brings serenity, a perfect contrast to the vibrant cities. The calming waters and quaint surroundings make for a peaceful retreat.
Throughout this 11-day journey, you'll not only witness the breathtaking beauty but also taste the flavors of authentic Turkish cuisine. Every moment is an opportunity to create lasting memories, and every destination has its own unique story to tell.
In Turkey, every step you take is a step into a world where the past and present harmonize, leaving an indelible mark on your soul. Get ready to be enchanted by the allure of Turkey. Your adventure awaits!