This eight day tour program covers the most visited sites in Turkey.
If you are planning to stay 8 days in Turkey and see the highlights of this beautiful and interesting country, this is the best option for you. You can arrange accommodation yourself or, if you prefer, we can suggest hotels depending on your budget and preferred hotel standard.
DAY 1: Arrival to Istanbul; after you meet your driver, you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul; overnight stay
DAY 2: guide will meet you in hotel lobby and take you to the walking tour in Istanbul Old City: Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
DAY 3: guide will meet you in hotel lobby and take you to another walking tour in Istanbul: Archaeology Museum, Basilica Cistern, Bosphorus boat trip and Spice Market; overnight stay in Istanbul.
DAY 4: driver will meet you in hotel lobby and transfer you to to airport for your Cappadocia flight. After you arrive to Cappadocia, you will be transferred from airport and will have a tour in Cappadocia tour: Dervent Valley, Pasabag, Avanos, Goreme Open-air Museum; overnight stay in Cappadocia
DAY 5: Optional hot-air balloon ride early in the morning; Cappadocia tour (Kaymakli Underground City, Uchisar, Pigeon Valley, Cavusin); overnight stay in Cappadocia.
DAY 6: transfer to Kayseri airport to fly to Izmir; arrival to Izmir, transfer from airport to your hotel in Selcuk or Kusadasi; overnight stay
DAY 7: private tour of Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary and Temple of Artemis; during this tour you will have lunch in a local home in Sirince village, you will meet a local villager who will prepare you a typical Aegean lunch and welcome you in her home; overnight stay in Kusadasi / Selcuk
DAY 8: departure from Kusadasi / Selcuk and two and half hour driving to Aphrodisias; riving 2:30 min and visit Aphrodisias; after you visit this ancient city, you will have lunch and then proceed for one hour to Pamukkale; you will have 2-3 hours to visit Pamukkale and Hierapolis; after the tour you will be transferred to airport to fly to Istanbul