10 Days Turkey Private Tour
This tour is for our guests who are coming to Turkey not only to see the sites, but also to understand it’s culture, history, food, tradition, who are coming to learn and enjoy this country. Therefore, their full satisfaction is our priority. Visit the highlights with a local guide in Turkey
This is just a sample itinerary and it can give you idea about how much you can see in ten days. Depending on your ideas and suggestions, we can customize it for you.
Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul – Transfer from airport to your hotel in Istanbul, overnight stay
Day 2- Istanbul Old City Tour: Byzantine Hippodrome (used for public entertainments organised by emperors), Sultanahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque, famous for its tiles), Topkapi Palace (imperial residence of ottoman sultans), Hagia Sophia (Church of Holy Wisdom, museum that used the be the biggest Orthodox church in the World), Grand Bazaar (the oldest and the largest covered market in the world); overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul City Tour: Bosphorous boat trip (during this tour you will see the bridges of Istanbul, Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Anadolu and Rumeli fortresses and beautiful houses around the strait), Taksim Square (the heart of the modern part of Istanbul), Church of the Holy Savior in Chora (famous for frescoes that depict scens from life of Virgin Mary), Spice Market (17 century structure that housed the majority of the city’s spice trade); overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Istanbul-Cappadocia : Transfer to airport to fly to Cappodocia; arrival to Cappadocia, transfer from airport and tour: Dervent Valley, Monks valley, Goreme open air museum (important early Christianity center), Cavusin village (one of the oldest settlements in the area), Love Valley; overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 5 - Cappadocia Tour: Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground city (the most interesting examples among 36 underground cities), Uchisar castle (the highest point in the region with amazing landscape view), Pigeon Valley, Rose Valley; overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 6 - Cappadocia-Kusadası: Transfer to airport to fly to Izmir; arrival to Izmir,transfer from airport to your hotel in Kusadasi / Selcuk; overnight stay
Day 7 – Tour of Ephesus (the biggest collections of Roman ruins in the Eastern Mediterranean), House of Virgin Mary (it is believed that the Mother of Jesus spent her final years in that house close to Ephesus) and Temple of Artemis Tour (one of the seven wonders of the ancient World); Overnight stay in Kusadasi or Selcuk
Day 8 - Three Hours Driving to Pamukkale; Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour – during this tour you can enjoy the wonder of nature that is unique in the world and the ruins of the Roman spa city; return to Kusadasi, overnight stay.
Day 9 - Pergamon (famous for the 2nd biggest library in the world) and Asklepion (remains of one of the first hospitals in the ancient world) OR Didyma, Miletos and Priene Tour (tour of 3 Ionian cities); After the tour transfer to Izmir airport to fly to Istanbul; arrival to Istanbul, transfer from airport to hotel, overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 10 : Transfer to airport for your return flight