Jewels of Turkey: Special 7-Day Package Tour
Embark on an exclusive journey with our Special Turkey Package Tour. Discover the allure of Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia in a meticulously curated 7-day adventure. Unveil the treasures that make Turkey truly special.
Special Turkey Package Tour Itinerary
Let us take you on a journey of Special 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 - Overnight bus to Cappadocia.
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 the tour, enjoy a transfer to the Pamukkale bus station, and board the overnight bus to Cappadocia, where the journey spans 8 hours.
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: Arrival To Cappadocia - Full Day North Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia
When you arrive at Cappadocia bus station, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to our office. There, you will meet your tour guide, and the tour will conclude by 09:30 am. Throughout the Cappadocia day tour, you will explore:
- Devrent Valley: Marvel at the extraordinary rock formations and whimsical fairy chimneys that paint a unique picture of nature's artistry.
- Monks Valley: Explore a surreal landscape dotted with ancient monastic dwellings, offering a glimpse into Cappadocia's historical tapestry.
- Avanos: Immerse yourself in the town's rich pottery craftsmanship, experiencing the beauty of handcrafted artistry.
- 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 the day with panoramic views from this troglodyte town, providing a breathtaking vista of Cappadocia.
- Tour Conclusion and Hotel Drop-off: Wrap up your day at 17:00 with a drop-off at your special-class cave hotel in Cappadocia. Relax and recharge, ready for more adventures in this magical region.
Day 6: 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.
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 7: 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 Special Turkey Package Tour
- Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
- Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Izmir, Cappadocia to Istanbul
- Bus Tickets: Pamukkale to Cappadocia
- Accommodation: 3 Nights in Istanbul with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Nights in Kusadasi with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Nights in Cappadocia with 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
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
Excludies of Special 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 Special 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 Special Turkey Package Tour. Experience hassle-free transportation as we welcome you to this captivating adventure.
Special Turkey Package Tour Highlights
- Istanbul Old City:
- Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace.
- Immerse yourself in the historic ambiance of the Grand Bazaar.
- Cruise along the Bosphorus for breathtaking views.
- Walk through the well-preserved ancient city of Ephesus.
- Discover the Library of Celsus and the Grand Theatre.
- Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, a sacred pilgrimage site.
- Marvel at the surreal terraces of Pamukkale, known as the "Cotton Castle."
- Explore the ancient ruins of Hierapolis, including the Necropolis.
- Enjoy a relaxing soak in the thermal pools.
- 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.
This 7-day Special Turkey Tour Package promises an immersive journey through history, natural wonders, and cultural richness, offering a taste of the best that Turkey has to offer.