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Classic Turkey Package with Cappadocia

TTK02: 8 Days Private Tour of Istanbul - Ephesus - Cappadocia - Istanbul
Tour Type: Private Tour, any parts of the itinerary can be customized
Guide: English-speaking guide, experienced and knowledgeable
Driver: Private driver with a spacious air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4 to 5-star hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: Authentic local cuisines and western-style food for your choice
From $2029 per person Free Inquiry
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Day 1 Arrival in Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul, Turkey, the only city in the world that spans the Eurasian continent, and take our Turkey tour packages! Our local representative will pick you up at the arrival hall with a sign with your name on and transfer you back to your hotel. You can spend the rest of your time by yourself exploring this world-renowned historical and cultural city.

Accommodation: Fer Hotel
Day 2 Istanbul old city Tour
After breakfast, your tour guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel to start today's Turkey tour packages. First, we'll accompany you to visit the Hagia Sophia Museum, which is located opposite the Blue Mosque and it is the most outstanding religious building in Ottoman Turkey. Then, we will go to visit the Hippodrome Square and the Blue Mosque which is so called because its exterior walls are decorated with more than 20,000 blue and white tiles. The lunch will be arranged in a nice local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will be accompanied to visit the Topkapi Palace, which is home to Ottoman sultans for more than 400 years. The last stop is the bustling Grand Bazaar, an ancient Bazaar with 4,000 shops and a wide variety of goods where you can go shopping and find everything you want. At the end of the trip, the driver will escort you back to the hotel for a rest.

Friendly tips: Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays); Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays); Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Fer Hotel
Day 3 Bosphorus cruise, Fly to Izmir
After having breakfast in the hotel, the tour guide and the driver will transfer you to the dock to start a two-hour cruise on the Bosphorus River. Bosphorus River divides the two continents of Asia and Europe so that you can enjoy the scenery on both sides of the boat. You can see the Golden Horn, the Dolmabahce Palace, the famous Bosphorus Bridge and the many various styles of buildings on both sides of the river.

After the tour, we will escort you to the airport to Izmir. A local driver will pick you up from the airport upon your arrival and then transfer you to the hotel in Kusadasi, where you will stay for two nights.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Day 4 Ephesus full day tour
After a hearty breakfast in the hotel, your tour guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel for today's Turkey travel package. First of all, we will head to visit the Ancient City of Ephesus, which is now the world's most well-preserved ancient city featuring Greco-Roman style. The remains include Temple of Hadrian, the Library of Celsus (As the third-largest ancient Rome library, it is the most complete existing building, and is divided into two layers), Roman Baths and Grand Theater. After lunch, we will visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which is the most important building in ancient Greece. Then you will be led to the House of the Virgin Mary, where the Virgin Mary spent her last days. At the end of the day, the driver will drive you back to your hotel to rest.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Day 5 Fly from Ephesus to Cappadocia
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and today we will continue the trip to Cappadocia. The driver will escort you to the airport to fly to Cappadocia. Since direct flights are not available every day, we will arrange a connecting flight in Istanbul if there is no direct flight. Upon arrival, a local driver will pick you up with a sign and transfer you to the cave hotel. After check-in, you can take a rest at the hotel or hang out in the town for the rest time.

Tips: Hot Air Balloon Flight in Cappadocia is available, and please let us know in advance if you wish to book it as places are limited.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Kayakapi Premium Caves
Day 6 Northern Cappadocia tour
After having breakfast at your cave hotel, your guide and the driver will pick you up to start the Northern Cappadocia Tour of Turkey packages. The first stop is the Goreme Open Air Museum, a world heritage site. Then we will visit Pasabag Monk Valley, which boasts a large number of 'fairy chimneys' that make you feel as if you are in an exotic space. The lunch will be arranged in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will continue the trip with Devrent Valley, where there are many rocks in the shape of different animals, including camels, dolphins, turtles, etc. Before returning to the hotel, we will pass by Love Valley, where you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Cappadocia under the sunset. Tonight we will stay in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Kayakapi Premium Caves
Day 7 Southern Cappadocia tour, Fly to Istanbul
After breakfast, your tour guide and the driver will pick you up from the hotel starting today's Southern Cappadocia Tour. The first stop is Derinkuyu Underground City. It is the deepest underground city in Cappadocia region, once inhabited by many Christians fled here to escape persecution. Then we will head to the Valley of Ihlara, where you will take a hike of about 3-4 kilometers along the stream to admire the various stone churches along the way. Lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant by the river.

In the afternoon, we will visit the Selime Monastery and the Pigeon Valley. The gray cliff walls are covered with Pigeon caves of different sizes and shapes. The whole scenery looks like a huge surrealist oil painting, which is unforgettable. At the end of the day, your driver will transfer you to the airport flying back to Istanbul, and then send you back to your hotel in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Fer Hotel
Day 8 Departure from Istanbul
The trip ends today. After having breakfast and check-off, your driver will pick you up on time to the airport according to your flight time. Hope you had a pleasant time of Turkey tour packages with us and wish you all the best on your return trip!

Meals: Breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Tour Prices
Travelers2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Year Round
$2499
$2029
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Domestic airfare(economy class seat): Istanbul - Izmir, Ephesus - Cappadocia, Cappadocia - Istanbul
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
  • Service of English speaking guides as itinerary specifices
  • Services of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges
Price Excludes
  • International flights into and out Istanbul
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Turkey Visa fees
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