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Highlights: Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace, Grand Covered Bazaar, Dervent Vallay, Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabag, Cavus inn Village, Underground city, Isa Bey Mosque, Ephesus, Mother Mary House, Temple of Artemis
Departure Location: Istanbul 
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
Departure Dates: All year round, Everyday – Private Departure




Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.



Today will be very impressive with specific history scenery and culture. Ancient Istanbul tour starts from the Sultan Ahmet , the heart of the “ancient city” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Hagia Sophia, Symbol of Christian history one of the extraordinary examples of architecture, built as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian, Blue Mosquefacing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, dedicated to the Sultan Ahmet. Hippodromewas the center of sportive events (chariot races, athletics) and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius,Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar is a massive shopping center and largest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelery, gold, souvenirs.Topkapi Palace was imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy. Overnight stay in Istanbul. (L)


Day 3: ISTANBUL- CAPPADOCIA / Northern Cappadocia Tour

Early morning transfer to Ataturk airport for you flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport. Arrival and meeting at the airport arrival gate, you will meet with your guide on the airport and transfer to Cappadocia to start tour. An impressive day will start with Dervent valley. Then we keep going on with Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys” where you can feel the mystic of Fairy Chimneys. We will break at Avanos center of terracotta art. Ceramic dated back to the 3000 BC in the area and survived from to generations. After lunch, we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Icons in Cappadocia. Soft rocks of Cappadocia from the clefts carved out to form stables, churches, monasteries. We will enjoy the day by taking a look to the Goreme Valley from Uchisar Rock-Castle. Optional Turkish Night (In the evening join for the Traditional Turkish night to see folk and belly dancer in the cave restaurant).(L)


Day 4: CAPPADOCIA / Southern Cappadocia Tour-

(Optional Hot Air Balloon (04:45- 08:30 AM) Early in the morning 04:45 AM join Hot air Balloon. After the balloon tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for the next tour.)
Today will be another mystical day, we will start with a visit and walk in the Red valley and discover rock-cut churches and hike 5 km through the Valley of Gulludere. Then keep going on with a visit to Cavusin village. Ancient Cavusin was already abandoned several decades ago. Lunch will be selection of Turkish Cuisine. In the afternoon drive to the Pigeon Valley for panoramic view, Underground City dated back to the Hittites then used by the early Christians. Under Ground city specially carved to be used during the war time to save their lives as well as early Christians hide themselves from the Roman pressure, you can still see stables, kitchen, living room, bedroom and more…On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. Overnight in Cappadocia. (L)


Day 5: CAPPADOCIA- IZMIR/ Kusadasi

After breakfast free time until your flight. Transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your flight to Izmir (via Istanbul). Upon arrival meet with your driver and transfer to Kusadasi for overnight.



After breakfast meet with your guide at the reception and drive to Seljuk. We will be starting with a visit to the Isa Bey Mosque from 14th Century, proceed to Ephesus Ancient City which dated back to the third millennium B.C the remains of this important city are standing miraculously today, vivid witnesses of a glorious past. Among the well preserved ruins the theatre, Celsius Library, Agora, Odeon, Domitian’s Temple, Trajan Fountain, Roman Latrine are the most remarkable. Lunch will be in Seljuk town. In the afternoon visit House of Mother Mary which is situated on top of the mount of the Nightingale. House of Mother Mary is spiritual place also believed that where she spent recent years of her life. Then visit Temple of Artemis. It was one of the seven ancient Wonders of the World. Hotel in Kusadasi for overnight stay in. (L)



After breakfast transfer to Izmir airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival meet with your driver and transfer to hotel in Istanbul.



Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport for your homeward flight. End of Private Istanbul Cappadocia Ephesus Tour service or you can extend your vacation with one of our GREECE OR EGYPT TOUR PACKAGES.



  • Air conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunches (L), during the tour
  • Arrival and Departure Transfers



  • Beverages
  • Accommodations
  • Domestic flights per itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to driver and tour guide
  • Anything unless specified being included

Prices & Departure Dates

DEPARTURE; Every day


2 PAX USD 840
3 PAX USD 655
4 PAX USD 530
5/ 7 PAX USD 440
8/ 10 PAX USD 410


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