8 Days Tour to Alluring Turkey
Embark on an enchanting 8-day journey through the captivating landscapes of Alluring Turkey. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the ancient ruins of Ephesus, this tour offers a glimpse into the rich history and cultural tapestry of this remarkable country. Explore stunning natural wonders, indulge in delicious cuisine, and immerse yourself in the warmth of Turkish hospitality. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in Turkey!
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul - The Bridge between Europe and Asia
- Arrival at Istanbul International Airport.
- Immigration process to be completed, taking approximately 30-45 minutes.
- Meet with a representative who will assist in transferring to the hotel/resort.
- Immerse yourself in the vibrant streets and surroundings.
- Check-in at the hotel and take some time to relax.
- Enjoy a leisurely day, exploring the beaches or markets.
- Overnight stay in Istanbul, experiencing the city's charm.
Day 2: Istanbul - Ottoman Relics and Byzantium Tour
- Have breakfast at the hotel.
- Begin the Ottoman Relics and Byzantium Tour at 8:30 AM.
- Tour Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome of Constantinople, and the Blue Mosque.
- Discover the Grand Bazaar and other significant historical sites.
- Proceed to Topkapi Palace.
- Return to the hotel in the evening.
- Spend the night in Istanbul.
Day 3: Full Day Bursa Cable Car Tour - Panoramic Views
- Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel.
- Embark on a comprehensive day tour, starting from Istanbul and heading to Bursa.
- Board a ferry to Yalova and then transfer to Bursa.
- Explore notable attractions such as the covered bazaar, Ulu Cami, and the Green Mosque.
- Consider taking an optional cable car excursion to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views.
- Return to Istanbul for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Istanbul - Half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour - Flight to Izmir/Kusadasi
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- Embark on a half-day Bosphorus Cruise Tour.
- Experience a delightful cruise along the Bosphorus Strait, which serves as a boundary between Europe and Asia.
- Admire the scenic beauty and historical landmarks as you pass through the Golden Horn.
- Make stops at Rumeli Fortress and Beylerbeyi Palace to explore their rich history.
- Continue the cruise to Eminonu.
- Depart for Istanbul Ataturk Airport for a domestic flight to Izmir.
- Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi.
- Indulge in a delicious dinner and enjoy an overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 5: Kusadasi - Pamukkale - Kusadasi - Hierapolis & Cotton Castle Tour
- Start the day with breakfast at the hotel.
- Embark on a comprehensive day tour to Pamukkale.
- Discover the breathtaking Pamukkale, also known as the "Cotton Castle," and explore the captivating ruins of Hierapolis.
- Marvel at the mesmerizing travertine terraces and indulge in the rejuvenating thermal pools.
- Immerse yourself in the rich history of the ancient city of Hierapolis and pay a visit to the Sacred Pool.
- Conclude the day's adventures and return to Kusadasi for an overnight stay.
Day 6: Kusadasi - Full Day Ephesus Tour - Transfer to Cappadocia
- Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
- Embark on a full-day tour of Ephesus.
- Visit the House of the Virgin Mary and Shrine of St. Mary.
- Explore the fascinating ancient city of Ephesus, including notable landmarks such as the Library of Celsus and Great Theatre.
- Marvel at the grandeur of the Temple of Artemis.
- Transfer to Izmir Airport for a flight to Kayseri.
- Upon arrival in Kayseri, proceed to Cappadocia and check-in at the hotel.
- Enjoy an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 7: Cappadocia - Cappadocia South Tour - Witness the Underground City
- Start the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
- Embark on the Cappadocia South Tour.
- Discover the beauty of Red Valley, Gulludere, and Cavusin village.
- Engage in an invigorating hike while exploring the mesmerizing rock-cut churches.
- Visit the remarkable Pigeon Valley and the fascinating Derinkuyu Underground City.
- Consider taking an optional Hot Air Balloon ride for a breathtaking experience.
- Return to the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in the captivating region of Cappadocia.
Day 8: Departure | End of Experience
- Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel.
- Complete the check-out process and arrange for a transfer to Kayseri Airport.
- Board a flight from Kayseri to Istanbul.
- Bid farewell to Istanbul, carrying cherished memories with you.