11 Day Special Turkey Vacation Package

In Istanbul, 11 days

Tour Overview

Tour Language(s):
English
Group Size:
1 - 40
Suitable Ages:
0 - 99
Pickup Time:
12:15
Dropoff Time:
12:15
Tour Provider:
Travel Shop Booking

For those who haven't witnessed the Gallipoli, bathed in the therapeutic waters of Pamukkale, explored the Seven Churches of St. John, or fully beheld the splendor of the ancient city of Ephesus, this tour is tailor-made for you.

Tour route map

Highlights

Istanbul Old City, Battlefields of Gallipoli, The Trojan Horse of Troy, Acropolis of Pergamon, Ancient City of Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya Old City, Waterfalls, Tomb of Mevlana, Underground City, Goreme Open Air Museum

Itinerary

Greetings and welcome to Istanbul! Once you've arrived at the airport, be on the lookout for the TSG sign, which will guide you to your transfer to the hotel. Once you've checked in, the remainder of the day will be free for you to spend at your leisure. However, you need not wait until tomorrow to begin exploring the city. Take a look at our optional tours. Overnight in Istanbul.

(Breakfast and Lunch are included)

The city tour will start in the Old City after the delicious breakfast. Hippodrome is the main rota that was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List in 1985, and the living heritage of both Byzantines and Ottomans can be seen. Around Sultanahmet, The German Fountain -which was gifted by German Emperor Wilhelm II in 1898-, the Obelisk of Theodosius – nearly 3,500 years old, was brought to the Hippodrome by Theodosius from the Temple of Karnak about 390, can be seen. Serpent Column—considered that it was at the Temple of Apollo in Delphi before- and the Column of Constantine that was brought from Apollon temple in Rome are other highlighted sites of the tour.


The next stop is the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque). Its breathtaking design is the synthesis of 200-year-old Ottoman mosque architecture with Byzantine church architecture. The mosque is reflecting majesty and grandeur concepts through its architectural features, and its green, white Iznik tiles are fascinating with the blue ornaments of the dome.


Hagia Sophia Mosque which is referred to as the “8th Wonder of the World” is another amazing site that is more than 1,500 years old. The light creates a fascinating atmosphere while flowing inside from the dome windows, combining a colorful, mystic view when it reaches the mosaics on the wall. The lunch break will be around at 13:00 After that 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: Do not forget to carry a headscarf with you for visits to religious places such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Mosque. 


Also, you can read more about FAQ About Istanbul Old City

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Early in the morning around 6, 6:30 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 Gallipoli Campaigne.

 

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 WW1 in Gallipoli Campaign. Anzac Cove, Beach 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, Lunch, and Dinner included)

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. In the magnificent acropolis of Pergamon temples and the library that were the riches of its time will be visited. Did you know that Marcus Antonius gave all the parchments of 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. 


(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

Ephesus is a 9000 years old city that houses The biggest temple dedicated to Artemis is The Artemision, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. This guided tour will focus on Curetes Street, the famous Roman baths, the Celsus Library, Grand theatre House of the Virgin Mary with details in this outstanding example of a Roman port city.

 

Sirince village is local 19th-century architecture is well preserved, and the village's reputation goes beyond the borders of the country İzmir. 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. After a rich daily rich trip overnight in Kusadasi.

 

Also, you can learn about The Wonderful Trio: Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

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

(Breakfast and Dinner included)

After a great breakfast, at about 10:00 a.m., the tour will depart for Antalya with coffee breaks. Dinner and overnight in Antalya. 

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

The day will start with a great breakfast. Antalya is a city where the sea, sun, beach, forest, and coves are made it an attractive location to live throughout history. Many civilizations lived and left a historical treasure behind them. Kaleici is the Old City that you can trace Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman periods. Hadrian’s Gate was built in the name of Roman Emperor Hadrian, Yivli Minaret Complex, Giyaseddin Keyhusrev Madrasah, Selçuklu Madrasah, Zincirkiran Turbah, Nigar Hatun Turbah, Karatay Madrasa, Historical Marina are pieces of this treasure that will be visited during the tour. Plus, Karaalioglu Park reflects the flora of Antalya, and Hidirlik Tower can be seen in Kaleici. Lower Duden Waterfall will be the next stop to relax and be enchanted by its stunning view. Overnight in Antalya.


Also, you can read about Ultimate guide of Antalya: All about Antalya Province in Turkey.

(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

A great breakfast first for energy and arrive at Konya about 2.5 hours drive with a coffee break. Lunch will be in Konya. Mevlana Museum and the striking green-tiled mausoleum of Mevlana will take you to the peaceful world of the Sufi sect known as Whirling Dervishes. Arrive in Cappadocia at around 18:30 and overnight in Cappadocia.


Please Note:

1. This tour will be done by domestic flight from Antalya to Cappadocia if we can not reach a minimum of 6 guests per departure. Kindly note that in that case Antalya to Cappadocia domestic flight is included in the given rate and lunch will be excluded.

2. If you are wishing to join the optional activity of Cappadocia Hot Air Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning.


(Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

A new day, new destinations… The day starts with a Cappadocia Ozkonak Underground city visit that was built in Idis Mountain, where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense and the galleries are connected by tunnels. The Goreme Open Air Museum will be the following destination; it can be said that it is the heart of Cappadocia. The region was Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1985 and it hides the churches of Durmuş Kadir, Yusuf Koç, El Nazar, Sakli, Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary) Kılıçlar, Tokalı, and Dark churches. Plus, the Convent of Monks and Nuns, Chapel of St Basil, and St. Barbara can be seen with lots of captivating church interior paintings that have reached today. With a few minutes’ walk, Cavusin will be waiting for you and you can explore The Christians who created living spaces for themselves in the fairy chimneys of those fleeing the oppression of the Romans. Lunch will be in Avanos which is the home of pottery dating way back to the Hittites. There will be a workshop visit and shopping chances here that can’t be missed. Love Valley and Devrent Valley where you can see the symbols of Cappadocia Three Beauties. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and overnight in Cappadocia.

 

Please Note: Our guests who are wishing to experience the Cappadocia 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 1 hour and end with a champagne celebration on the land.


Also, you can read more about Cappadocia as a Mystery of Underground City.

(Breakfast included)

Today is the final day in Turkey. Get ready for your flight home with wonderful memories. Please remember that, 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. Safe travels until we meet again!   

Included

2 nights hotel in Istanbul The Central Palace Hotel Taksim Istanbul

1 night hotel in Canakkale Troia Tusan Hotel

2 nights in Kusadasi - Faustina Hotel & SPA

1 night in Pamukkale - Pam Thermal Hotel

2 nights in Antalya - Afflon City Loft Hotel

2 nights in Cappadocia - Emin Kocak Thermal Hotel


Note: After November 2023 the hotel will be 5 Star La Quinta by Wyndham in Istanbul

Please Note: If the above hotels are not available we will provide the similar category hotels.

Professional English - speaking tour guides

10 breakfasts

9 lunches

8 dinners

Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach 

Arrival transfer from Istanbul Airport

Hotel to Kayseri / Nevsehir Airport transfer in Cappadocia

Guided Istanbul city tour

Guided Gallipoli tour

Guided Troy tour

Guided Acropolis of Pergamon tour

Guided Ephesus tour

Guided Sirince Village Tour and wine tasting

Guided Pamukkale Tour

Guided Antalya Old City Tour

Guided Konya Tour

Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

Please check the information below before your departure

1-    International & Domestic Flight Tickets

2-    Covid-19 PCR Test

3-    Tour Itinenary

4-    Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc.

5-    Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly)

6-    Passport Validation Terms

7-    Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa)

8-    If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process

9-    Flight details for on time Airport transfer services

10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any

11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office 

If you have any further information that is not listed above, please contact us by the details below:

Please email us at [email protected]

Excluded

International flights

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul


Please Note: Domestic flight price for adult travelers is approximately: 80,00 Euros for one way. For the last-minute arrangements, the price might differ. You will be informed during the ticket arrangements.




Please Note: Domestic flight price for under 2 years old, approximately: 20,00 Euros as an insurance policy.

Insurance

City tax

Turkey entry visa

Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

Insurance: All types

Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section

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As a company, we are always honored to protect the benefits of our business partners and guests, and to always provide the best price, the best package and convenience in cancellation conditions for them.

Below cancellation policy is only for land services and we will follow the cancellation policy of airline companies for domestic flights.

  • If the booking is canceled 8 weeks to the departure you can get full refund.
  • If the booking is canceled 7 weeks to the departure, we will refund 100 EUR only.
  • If the booking is canceled 3 weeks prior to the departure, you will not be refunded. Under any circumstances, there will be no refund for the promoted tours. The balance will be identified as "Future Tour Credits" to use in the future. Please contact [email protected] or your tour operator to change tour dates and other details.

Under any circumstances, there will be no refund for the promoted tours. The balance will be identified as "Future Tour Credits" to use in the future. Please contact [email protected] or your tour operator to change tour dates and other details.

No refunds will be provided for tours sold during Black Friday under any circumstances to travelers or operators.


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