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Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus 

Best way to discover Istanbul and Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus!

Immerse yourself in the enchanting wonders of Turkey with our exclusive 10-day Turkey tour package that combines the vibrant city of Istanbul and the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus.

Get ready for a remarkable journey filled with cultural treasures, historical landmarks, and breathtaking natural formations.

Cost: $ 3800*

Start City: Istanbul

End City: Istanbul

Duration: 10 Days 9 Nights

Visiting Attractions: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus

Historic Coastal District

Day 1-USA/Istanbul(Monday)

  • Overnight flight to Istanbul.

  • Arrive in  Istanbul and meet your group leader. 

  • Transfer to hotel.

  • Free time and overnight at the hotel.

  • No meals included.

Day 2-Istanbul 

  • Breakfast.

  • Visit to the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent, Taksim Square, and the Pera District.

  • Lunch.

  • Free afternoon and optional excursion to the Bosphorus and the Spice Bazaar. Boat tour on the Bosphorus; strait separating Europe from Asia and visit to the Spice Bazaar.

  • Accommodation.

Day 3-Istanbul

  • Breakfast.

  • Free day or optional excursion to the Pearls of Constantinople to explore the Sultanahmet District with the Roman Hippodrome Square, the Blue Mosque, and the Hagia Sophia Basilica.

  • Lunch.

  • In the afternoon, visit the Topkapi Palace.

  • Free time at the Grand Bazaar, with over 4,000 shops. Accommodation.

Day 4-Istanbul, Ankara, Cappadocia

  • Breakfast and departure to Ankara.

  • Visit to the Mausoleum of the Founder of the Republic.

  • Continuation to Cappadocia.

  • Dinner and accommodation.

Cappadocia
Ephesus Ancient City

Day 5-Cappadocia

  • Breakfast and visit to the Goreme Valley, with its rock-cut churches, the village of Uchisar, and the Pasabag Valley, observing the "Fairy Chimneys."

  • We will explore an underground city and visit carpet and onyx handicraft workshops.

  • Dinner and accommodation.

  • In the evening, a belly dancing folk show (optional).

Day 6-Cappadocia, Pamukkale

  • Breakfast. Departure to Pamukkale with a stop at the Sultan Han caravanserai (inn).

  • Free time at the Cotton Castle, unique in the world for its thermal water pools and impressive Travertine Waterfalls.

  • Dinner and accommodation.

Day 7-Pamukkale, Ephesus, Izmir

  • Breakfast and departure to Ephesus to visit the ruins, discovering the Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora, the Marble Street, and the Theater.

  • Later, we will visit the House of the Virgin Mary.

  • We will also make a stop at a leather production center and continue to Izmir.

  • Dinner and accommodation.

Day 8-Izmir

  • Breakfast.

  • Free day or one of our two optional excursions: the Greek island of Chios (from April to October, depending on weather conditions) or typical Aegean villages and Izmir. For the Chios excursion, we will transfer to the port of Cesme and depart for Chios. Free time until the start of the tour, where we will visit a village famous for the production of "mastic" (plant resin), Kambos, with Genoese stone houses, Armolia, with mastic trees and pottery workshops, and Mesta, where we will visit Megalos Taksiarhis. Free time. Departure to Pyrgi, with the Church of the Holy Apostle. We will end at the black volcanic beach Mavra Volia in Empoios. Transfer to the port, departure to Cesme, and transfer to the hotel. For the tour of the Aegean villages and Izmir, we will depart to Urla, famous for olive oil production, and continue to Cesme. Free time for lunch. Departure to Alacati to visit its mosque and enjoy a Turkish coffee or tea.

  • Return to Izmir and transfer to the hotel.

Day 9-Izmir, Bursa, Istanbul

Day 10-Istanbul

  • Breakfast and departure to Bursa, where we will visit the Ulucamii Mosque and the Silk Market.

  • Continuing on to Istanbul.

  • Accommodation.

  • Breakfast.

  • At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport.

  • With warm regards, we bid you farewell...

  • Until we meet again!

Izmir Coastline
Hotel Room

Planned Hotels*

  • Istanbul-Golden Tulip / Ramada Encore

  • Cappadocia-Avrasya / By Capadocia / Suhan / Mustafa

  • Pamukkale-Lycus River / Hierapark

  • Izmir-Kaya Prestige / Blanca

  • Istanbul-Golden Tulip / Ramada Encore 

      *Or similar lodging

Please note:

  • Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.

  • $340 supplement for single room upgrade.

  • This tour is limited to 15 travelers.  If more are interested, you will be put on a waiting list.  

What's Included

  • Flights to and from Turkey

  • All tours and transfers are conducted with an air-conditioned vehicle.

  • Accommodation as described in the itinerary.

  • Spanish-speaking guide throughout the tour.

  • Entrance tickets as described.

  • Tourist insurance included.

What's not Included

  • Optional excursions.

  • Drinks during dinners.

  • Personal expenses.

  • Tips ($10 per day average).

 

Program Cost:$4500.00*

*Price increases closer to travel date

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