Explore the Best Highlights of Turkey in 10 Days

This is the best trip for those looking to really see as many of the different parts of Turkey as possible. The whole tour is spread over 10 days and visits five of the major tourist centers, which brings so many people to Turkey. From the architectural splendor of Istanbul, through the historical remains of Ephesus and to the geological wonder that is Pamukkale and Cappadocia. For your comfort we have included internal flights and 9 nights’ hotel accommodation.

per adult from

$1,916

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • 9 Nights Accomodation at High Class Hotels
    • 3 Domestic Flights
    • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
    • Entry/Admission - Camlica Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Dolmabahce Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
    • Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Fairy Chimneys
    • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Red Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul / Meet and Pick up / Transfer to Hotel

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Arrive to Istanbul. Meet at the Airport (or your hotel), and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 2: Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour (Best of Istanbul City Tour)

    Stop At: Hagia Sophia, Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Blue Mosque, Sultanahmet Mah At Meydani Cad No 7, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments on the skyline of Istanbul. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Topkapi Palace, Cankurtaran Mahallesi Gulhane Park, Near Sultanahmet Square, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collections of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family. ** closed on Tuesdays and replaces with Basilica Cistern **
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Hippodrome, Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet ParkI No:2, Istanbul Turkey
    The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Grand Bazaar, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul
    In addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs..
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise and Two Continents Tour

    Stop At: Misir Carsisi (Spice Market), Rustem Pasa Mahallesi, Erzak Ambari Sok. No:92 Eminonu - Fatih, Istanbul 34116 Turkey
    mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc..
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
    Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: Bosphorus Bridge, Kuzguncuk Mahallesi 15, Istanbul Turkey
    unique chance to step from one continent (Europe) to another (Asia) in 2 minutes.

    Stop At: Camlica Hill, Turistik Camlica Cd. Uskudar, Istanbul Turkey
    exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the best point of view.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Dolmabahce Palace, Visnezade Mahallesi Dolmabahce Cd, Istanbul 34357 Turkey
    The last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 4: Flight to Izmir / Ephesus Ancient Site & House of Virgin Mary Tour

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theater.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
    Where Mary had spent her last day, the Basilica of St. John where is believed that the evangelist St. John had spent his last years in the region around Ephesus and buried in the southern slope of Ayosolug Hill.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
    Which is known as one of the seven wonders of the Antic World.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Kusadasi)

    Day 5: Full Day Tour to Pamukkale and Hierapolis

    Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
    Big province and the twenty-first most populous city of Turkey, center of textile products , homeland of a famous rooster which is protected by the state, the last church of the reveletion mentioned in the Bible as the Luke-warm church Laodecia, the wonderful travertines in Hierapolis known as “ Pamukkale - Cotton Castle)

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkey
    Pamukkale, ancient name Hierapolis, is located about 20 kms north of Denizli not only invites millions of visitors each year to see a nice visual feast with waterfalls and travertines, but also to walk among the sarcophaguses and nice remains of ancient Roman city.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton Kusadasi)

    Day 6: Flight to Cappadocia

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    Joining in the list of UNESCO World Heritage City in 1985, the extraordinary natural and cultural masterpiece of Central Anatolia in Turkey,’’ Cappadocia ‘’ (Kapadokya in Turkish) dominates 40 kms area in between the districts of Avanos and Urgup located in Nevsehir.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at High Class Cave Hotel (Holiday Cave Hotel, Heaven Cave House, or similar..)

    Day 7: Full Day / North Cappadocia Tour

    Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkey
    See the unique Fairy Chimneys.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Avanos, Avanos, Cappadocia
    This fantastic region is famous for the pottery, silk, wool and carpet weaving, wine cultivation and agriculture. This wonderful place hosting countless civilizations reflects the visitors both natural and human-made masterpieces today.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
    See the most interesting Mushroom-shaped pinnacles.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
    Is the miraculous and amazing small cave city that located at Cappadocia’s famous Goreme Valley. This small cave city was built by early Christians in 11th century to protect their faith and life style within this mystic place. As being notable for historic cave churches, the museum has a very deep and rich history.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Uchisar, Uchisar, Cappadocia
    Uchisar village, on between Nevsehir and Goreme road. Having a geostrategic position, dominating whole city from the top of the heap, this magnificent castle presents the visitors a dreamy panorama area with its miraculous landscape.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at High Class Cave Hotel (Holiday Cave Hotel, Heaven Cave House, or similar)

    Day 8: Full Day / South Cappadocia Tour

    Stop At: Red Valley, Nevsehir Ortahisar, Nevsehir 50650 Turkey
    This breath-taking valley is famous for its having wonderful lanscape and the best various collection of fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cavusin, Cavusin, Cappadocia
    Is one of the longest valleys that reflects distinctive formation challenging the time. It is located between the Goreme and Uchisar districts in Cappadocia and grabs the people who visited here by creating a mystic ambiance.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey
    Invites the people to a magical world thanks to not only its wonderful sight, but also providing to be organized many various nature sports with its huge and plain land. It is perfect area for walking, trekking and hiking.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu Turkey
    One of the widest, enchanting, one of the most famous and wonderful underground city in Cappadocia. Miraculously well protected and maintained structure is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at High Class Cave Hotel (Holiday Cave Hotel, Heaven Cave House, or similar..)

    Day 9: Flight to Istanbul / Free afternoon

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Transfer to Cappadocia Airport and take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is free for you. Overnight in Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 4 Star or High Class Boutique Hotel (Lady Diana Hotel, Avicenna Hotel, or Recital Hotel Sultanahmet)

    Day 10: Departure / Transfer to Airport

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Airport according to your flight time.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide Free pick up from all Airports in Istanbul, all Cruise Ship Ports, and Centerally locatedhotels in Istanbul.Airports
    • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
    • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey
    • Sabiha Gokcen, Istanbul Turkey
    Ports
    • Salipazari Cruise Ship Port
    • Istanbul Port
    • Salipazari Port
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by City of Sultans

Activity ID: V-6804P46

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