This is a private tour designed only for you and your loved ones.
Arrival to Istanbul
Our journey begins with us picking you from the airport to transfer you to your hotel in Istanbul with a comfortable, air-conditioned coach. You will have the change to regain your energy after the flight and get ready for next day’s big journey.
Istanbul Old City Tour
After the breakfast, we are hopping on our coach to discover the Old City part of Istanbul. Our first stop is the Topkapi Palace, that is an important Ottoman legacy. Next, we are exploring the mysterious Hagia Sophia and learning its glorious history from our professional guide. We are stumbling upon the Byzantine Hippodrome to see the infamous obelisks. Our next stop is a masterpiece of architecture, the Blue Mosque. Last but not least, we are diving into the deeps of the Grand Bazaar to do shopping of local products for our loved ones.
Istanbul Full Day Tour
After the breakfast, we are hitting the road to enjoy Istanbul’s greatest neighborhoods some more. First, we are stopping by at the Istanbul Archeological Museum to obtain some detailed information about Istanbul’s history. Then, we are exploring the ancient Basilica Cistern and hear some stories about it from our guide. As the cherry on top, we are hopping on to a Bosphorus cruise to admire the incomparable city view from another perspective.
Istanbul to Cappadocia
After breakfast, we are checking out from our hotel and heading to the airport for our flight to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia, there is so much to see; so we are not wasting any time. First stop is the Uchisar Castle to fall in love with the beauty of Cappadocia at first sight. The panoramic view is indescribable. Next, we are visiting Goreme Open Air Museum along with Zelve Open Air Museum to witness the miracles of nature. If the fairy chimneys we see here is not enough, there is always the amazing Deviant Valley and Pasabag Valley to see some great examples of these natural rock formations.
On the 5th day, you can start the day early for an optional hot air balloon ride in Pigeon Valley. We are also taking a hike in the Red Valley to admire the bewitching fairy chimneys. Next, we are heading to the Kaymakli Underground city. Used as a protection shelter and a living area, here we will discover the daily lives of ancient residents of Cappadocia. After spending some time in Cavusin Village, we will discover the art of pottery in Avanos.
Cappadocia to Ephesus
After the breakfast, we are checking out from the hotel. We are taking a flight to Izmir from Kayseri Airport. We are heading to Kusadasi to spend the night before our big day ahead.
After the breakfast, we are hitting the road to discover the ancient city of Ephesus. Here we will follow the footsteps of glorious times. The city is full of memory from its marble streets to Library of Celsus. We will see the Temple of Artemis and the Grand Amphitheater. Afterwards, we will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where is known as the last resting place of Mother Mary after Christ’s Ascension to Heaven.
Priene - Miletus - Didyma
On our 8th day, we are hopping on to our comfortable coach once more to pay a visit to the ancient Greek cities of Priene, Miletus and Didyma. We will get to see the Temple of Apollo and gain some insight about the histories of these cities while touring the ruins and remains. In the evening, we are returning to our hotel in Kusadasi to recharge ourselves.
Aphrodisias and Pamukkale
After the breakfast, we are checking out from our hotel and head to Aphrodisias. The ancient city is known as the city of Aphrodite. Here, we will take a tour along the ruins and remains of the city and see the well-preserved stadium. Next stop is the ancient city of Hierapolis. And right next to this epic city, we will visit Pamukkale. Very well-known for its wondrous travertine terraces and thermal pools. After having some great time here, we are heading to Denizli Airport for our flight to Istanbul. We are spending our final night in Istanbul.
After a 10 days of many adventures, it is finally time to say goodbye to the amazing country Turkey. After checking out from the hotel, we are transferring you to the airport. We are leaving you with great memories to make you want to visit Turkey again as soon as possible.