From Istanbul to Cappadocia, 10 days

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We have created a unique Christmas Holiday Program Route that starts from Istanbul which has outstanding streets, historical places with a magnificent atmosphere on Christmas, Kusadası is the next stop that will be waiting for you with an admirable sea view, rich open buffet, and drinks (unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic) … For Christmas Celebrations, 7 of the best destinations in Turkey including Istanbul, Canakkale, Pergamon, Kusadasi, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia are come together. Please have a look at this Christmas tour package to have a glamorous time during Christmas Holiday in Turkey that you can arrange and book as a group or privately. To have fun, travel around and meet with new people, do not miss out on our special program for Christmas.  

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: Istanbul Old City, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Mosque, Ancient City of Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya Old City,Antalya Old City, Tomb of Mevlana, Underground City, Goreme Open Air Museum, Salt Lake, Mausoleum of Ataturk.


Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport, your guide will meet, assist and transfer you to the hotel. Istanbul was the capital city of the East Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire. Also, it is one of the most fascinating cities around the world which crosses two continents; Europe and Asia. It is a city of a mixture of museums, bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to everyone’s taste and the destination of more than 7 million tourists annually from all cultures. Overnight in Istanbul.  

Please remember that you can spend the night with one of TSG's optional tours: the Whirling Dervish Show, or the Rythm Dance Show

(Breakfast and Lunch included)

After breakfast, the tour will depart for a gorgeous Istanbul City Tour. The first stop is the Topkapi Palace; the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. At the same time, it houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the imperial treasury, miniatures, and the holy mantle, enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.


The second stop of the tour is Sultanahmet Square, where the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque salutes the Hagia Sophia. The Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, which was built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is also known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Next, the tour will explore the Hippodrome; the site of ancient chariot races, and the home of three ancient monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. When you reach the other end of the Hippodrome, the Hagia Sophia Mosque will meet you with all its grandeur.


After a delectable lunch break, TSG will take you to the bazaar, where you can find exotic spices and herbs, Turkish Baklava, delicious Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, hand made souvenirs, and more. Dinner and overnight in Istanbul.


Please note: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, the Bascilica Cistern can be an alternative. Please contact your consultant for details. Plus, like most of the travelers, you can book an optional Dinner Cruise tour for the night. Remember to bring a headscarf when visiting religious sites such as the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia Mosque.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Early in the morning, the tour will move to Gallipoli. With breaks, the tour will arrive there at about noon. Kabatepe Museum is the first place that will be visited, which has a rich weapon, photograph, and garment collection that was used by soldiers during the Gallipoli Campaign. Ari Burnu Cemetery will be next, which was built for the soldiers from Australia, New Zealand, the UK, India, and Malta that lost their lives during WWI in the Gallipoli Campaign. Anzac CoveBeach Cemetery, Lone Pine, and Chunuck Bair are on the list where the most intense struggles have occurred. While listening to their sad stories, you may feel the cruelty of the war again. Overnight in Canakkale.

(Breakfast in Canakkale and all meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included in Kusadasi)

At about 9:00, after a delicious breakfast, Troy will be seen on the horizon. The well-known archeological and mythological site is the scene of the Trojan War and the endless love of Helen and Paris. The lunch break will be around 13:00 in Bergama. On the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon, temples and libraries that were the riches of their time will be visited. Did you know that Marcus Antonius gave all the parchments in this library to Cleopatra as a gift? You will learn more on the tour. There will be a 30-minute shopping break in Bergama because it is famous for its jewelry, stones, and silver goods. Overnight in Kusadasi. 

(All meals, alcohol, soft drinks, and Christmas Eve Party included)

The Artemision, also called the Temple of Artemis, is the largest temple devoted to Artemis and one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is located in Ephesus, a 9,000-year-old city. The famous Roman Baths, the Celsus Library, the Grand Theatre, the House of the Virgin Mary, Curetes Street, and all the other details in this outstanding example of a Roman port city will be highlighted during this guided tour.


The 19th-century neighborhood of Sirince still has its original architectural details and is well-known outside of the nation. It is famous for its homemade wines that are specially made from different kinds of fruits, such as blackberries, blueberries, melons, and strawberries. Here, the tour includes wine tasting and learning how to make fruit wine in the wine houses. Plus, handicrafts made by local women can be bought, and a very famous leather production center will be the next stop. Overnight in Kusadasi. 


Tonight, you will have a Christmas night that is going to be remarkable. A stupendous open buffet, drinks (unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic), and an amazing view of the sea and city lights will accompany you. Enjoy this great Turkish cuisine feast that is specially prepared for the Christmas party, dance with your new friends to Turkish live music played by our DJ. Santa will not forget your gift box to remind you of Turkey. Overnight in Kusadasi.

All meals, alcohol, and soft drinks included)

Merry Christmas! Today is free for you to relax. Overnight in Kusadasi.


TSG advises: For those who want to explore the region's attractions, a Turkish bathTurkish Night Show, or Kusadasi City Tour can be appealing alternatives.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Around 8:00, the tour will move to the world-famous marvel of calcite travertines in Pamukkale. Before walking or swimming in Pamukkale’s travertine pools, we will have a lunch break around 13:30. Walking around the white calcium terraces and Hierapolis ruins, as well as lying in the natural, hot springs waters, will revitalize your body. The region at the same time has well-known textile products, and there will be an outlet shopping opportunity. At approximately 18.30, we will be on the way back. Overnight in Pamukkale.


TSG advice: For those looking to explore the region's attractions, Tangem Paragliding or Hot Air Ballooning are options.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast early in the morning, we took the 08:00 ride to Konya. The tour will end in Konya, with a coffee break along the way, and lunch will be served around noon. Next, we will visit the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). The tour will later drive to Cappadocia. Arrive in Cappadocia around 18:30 p.m. and check into your hotel. If you wish to join our optional hot air ballooning trip tomorrow, please contact your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning. Overnight in Cappadocia.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations, phallic-like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country, Katpatuka (as the Persians called it), is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and also famous for its local arts, including ceramics and carpets.


You will be picked up from your hotel around 9:30 to join our regular tour. The tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point in Cappadocia, and moves on to the Goreme Open Air Museum, the heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to the 10th century describing the lives of Jesus Christ and monks. The next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. The lunch break will be held in a restaurant in Avanos where you visit a pottery workshop to see how to make pottery.


The next stop is Pasabagi, where you can see three-headed fairy chimneys and will visit Cappadocian-style handwoven carpets and rug workshops. The Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, and the house of natural animals that look like rock formations and Urgup wine tasting are next on the itinerary. This tour will end in Three Beauties, the symbol of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Please Note: Our guests who are wishing to experience the Hot Air Balloon Tour will be picked up from the hotel at about 05:30 by sunrise. On the Hot Air Balloon, the sunrise over splendid fairy chimneys and valleys can be watched. The flight will last about an hour and end with a champagne celebration on the ground.

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast you will have free time in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Cappadocia Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. However, you can sign up to take advantage of TSG credits, and this is the best way to snag credits and use them for your next trips as a discount, as well as to hear about the hot deals according to your interests.


·        2 Night hotel in Istanbul - 5 Star La Quinta by Wyndham Istanbul

·        1 Night hotel in Canakkale - 4 Star Troia Tusan Hotel

·        3 Nights hotel in Kusadasi 5 Star Ramada Hotel

·        1 Night hotel in Pamukkale - 5 Star Pam Thermal Hotel

·        2 Nights hotel in Cappadocia - EL-Puente Cave Hotel

·        Professional English - speaking tour guides

·        Christmas Party with a meal and unlimited local alcoholic drinks

·        6 Dinners / 7 Lunches

·        Meal Plan as mentioned in the itinerary

Please Note: The all-inclusive meals, soft drinks, and alcohol are strictly limited to your hotel in Kusadasi and are not applicable on your day tours.


·        Guided Istanbul City Tour

·        Guided Gallipoli Tour

·        Guided Troy Tour - Pergamon

·        Guided Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince

·        Guided Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour

·        Guided Konya Tour

·        Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

·        Guided Istanbul City Tour

·        Guided Gallipoli Tour

·        Guided Troy Tour - Pergamon

·        Guided Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince

·        Guided Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour

·        Guided Konya Tour

·        Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

·        Christmas Party with unlimited local alcoholic drinks

·        All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary


·        Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

International flights

·        Insurance: All types

·        Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul

·        Insurance: All types

·        All optional tours

·        City tax

·        Turkey entry visa

·        Personal expenses: Extras at hotel

·        Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

·        Insurance: All types

·        Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section



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