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8 Days Turkey Tour
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8 Days Turkey Tour package is the most ideal setup for our guests with a week on their hands, as this tour takes you around the most important highlights.
Day 1 Welcome to Istanbul / 8 Days Turkey Tour Begins
Once you land in Istanbul
, you will be greeted by our crew and transported to your hotel for check-in. After you have settled in, we will meet you in person to deliver your envelope with your official itinerary, vouchers and tickets over a warm and welcoming cup of Turkish coffee or tea while we brief you shortly about your Turkey tour. The rest of the day will be yours to chill out before your first overnight stay in Istanbul in the arrival day of our 8 Days Turkey Tour.
Day 2 Istanbul Old City Walking Tour
Pick-up from the hotel in the morning by our professional English-speaking guide, to begin the 8 Days Turkey Tour with the full-day Old City tour. Starting with the magnificent Hagia Sophia museum, the excursion will take you around breathtaking destinations such as the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome of Constantinople, Obelisk of Theodosius, Topkapi Palace, Serpentine Column, German Fountain, Grand Bazaar and more. Once your daily epic journey comes to an end, our guide will accompany you to your hotel. The rest of the evening will be yours to treat yourself to an authentic Turkish dinner and a good night’s sleep to build up energy for your early morning departure in the following day.
Day 3 Flight to Cappadocia / North Cappadocia Tour
Early morning pick-up from the hotel, transfer to the airport for your 70-minute flight to Cappadocia
. Upon arrival, transfer to the tour site (or firstly to your hotel depending on the time of your flight) for the North Cappadocia tour. Today’s tour will include magical visiting spots like Goreme Open-Air Museum
for a glimpse at the ancient monks’ life, Pasabag
for quicks snaps of unique landscape, Esentepe Panorama
for a panoramic view of the unique lands that you will begin seeing tomorrow starting with Pigeon Valley and finally an applied small course at Avanos pottery workshops
with the Red River
running down right next to them. Upon ending of the tour on the third night of our 8 Days Turkey Tour, we will transfer you to your authentic cave hotel. You will have some time to go downtown to grab a quick but delicious dinner, just keep in mind that you will need some quality sleep before your early morning departure for the balloon!
Day 4 Optional Hot Air-Balloon Tour/ South Cappadocia Tour
If you choose to take the hot air-balloon tour, you will get picked-up from the hotel around the time of sunrise, transferred to take-off site for the exhilarating hot air-balloon tour, then get transferred back to hotel for breakfast.
Afterwards you will get picked-up from the hotel for the South Cappadocia tour, which includes the ultimate must see locations of Cappadocia such as Meskendir Valley and Rose Valley with their vast pallet of natural wonders, authentic rock village of Cavusin, the world-renown ancient underground city of Kaymakli, Pigeon Valley and finally Uchisar Castle with its unrivaled view over the area. When the excursion comes to and end, you will be transferred to your hotel. From there, you can roll into town for a taste of the world-class Turkish cuisine, and unique forms of entertainment & passtime for all different kinds of mindsets, so you can give a proper goodbye to Cappadocia before your final overnight stay.
Day 5 Transfer to Pamukkale via Konya
Pick-up from the hotel after breakfast for the ride to Konya. Afternoon arrival in Konya will grant you some time for lunch and some free time to explore Konya
, the adopted home of global figure of peace; Rumi
. It was also an earlier capital for the Turks – therefore it would be a great idea to visit the old inns and other historical sites while we are already stopping by. Later on we will get back on our ride and move onto Pamukkale
for an evening arrival. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Pamukkale
. It is a quite small town and easy to go around, so hotel staff will be able to help you out with some suggestions for a nice dinner before an overnight stay on the fifth day of our 8 Days Turkey Tour.
Day 6 Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City Tour
Morning pick-up from the hotel, transfer to the tour region for the Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City tour. Our guide will take you on a trip around a mix of natural and man-made marvels like the travertines, Karahayit (Red Pamukkale), ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, Museum of Hierapolis, The Byzantine Church and the Ancient Theatre. Once the tour ends, our crew will transfer you to the hotel in Kusadasi resort town via a 2,5-hour scenic ride. After check-in, you can have an enjoyable meal at one of the numerous seaside restaurants close to your hotel, to finish the day in a great way with beautiful examples of Aegean cuisine – accompanied by an unmatched view of the Greek island Samos, before your overnight stay on the sixth night of our 8 Days Turkey Tour.
Day 7 Ephesus Ancient City Tour / Flight to Istanbul
Early in the morning you will get picked-up from the hotel in Kusadasi and transferred to Ephesus
for the full-day Ephesus Ancient City tour with epic inclusions like Temple of Hadrian
, inner parts of Ephesus Ancient City
, Celsus Library
with its mythically emblazoned exterior, House of Virgin Mary
as a place of pilgrimage and Saint John’s Basilica
– a homage to the saint by an Eastern Roman emperor and more
. Upon ending of the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for 60-minute flight to Istanbul. Once you have landed, we will take you to your hotel. You can feel free to drop by a good restaurant in the vicinity of your hotel as you already know the area for a last but memorable dinner – or finalize your affairs with either shopping or visiting the places you may like to see under the nightlights of Istanbul, before your final overnight stay in Turkey.
Day 8 Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise / Transfer to the Airport
Morning pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Kabatas harbor to board the boat, half day morning cruise of the historical sites along the Bosphorus, which connects Europe and Asia as a both physical and cultural bridge. As a strategically and naturally important water route, it is home to our destinations such as Golden Horn – a global symbol of Istanbul, Kucuksu Palace with its majestic architectural style and Rumeli Naval Fortress – still witnessing the evolution of the mega city after hundreds of years. It is also quite amazing to see at night, so feel free to ask us for a dinner cruise if you somehow decide to extend your stay. Upon the end of your cruise, you will disembark at the harbor and our crew will transfer you to your hotel so you can grab your luggages. Later on, we will take you to the airport for your departure flight – which concludes our services in the 8 Days Turkey Tour, hopefully with good memories of us and our country in your mind and a long-lasting smile on your face.
- All domestic flights in the itinerary
- All accommodation in the itinerary
- All ground transportation in the itinerary (door-to-door)
- All excursions in the itinerary with professional, English-speaking guides
- Entrance fees to scheduled museums and similar establishments
- Breakfast at hotels, lunch on excursions
- Travel insurance and taxes
- Drinks with / additional to meals (except for breakfast)
- Personal expenses (shopping, souvenirs, etc.)
- Medical services
Optional & Recommended:
- Hot air-balloon tour in Cappadocia