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8 Days Economic Package – Highlights of Turkey Tour

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8 Days Economic Package Highlights of Turkey Tour is low-cost vacation package starting from Istanbul Airport to discover highlights of Turkey with local guides. During the tour you will be able to stay in Istanbul to see main attractions like Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia after that overnight bus to Ephesus to visit Ancient city and Virgin Mary House, Pamukkale Travertines and than you will reach to Cappadocia to explore unbeliveable beauty.

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8 Days


Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Cappadocia - Istanbul

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  • Cities to discover: Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale
  • 8 days tour of Turkey’s classic sights from Istanbul with an expert guide.
  • Visit Göreme Open-Air Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Upgrade to see aerial views of Cappadocia’s lunar landscape from a hot air balloon.
  • Explore spectacular Ephesus, perhaps Europe’s best-preserved Greco-Roman city.
  • Admire the snow-white, calcified rock terraces of Pamukkale.

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What to Expect

Day 1 - Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, We will meet you at the airport pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul in One Day Tour and Bus to Selcuk/Izmir
Ready to enjoy a full day walking tour of Istanbul right after having your open buffet breakfast at your hotel. You will have an opportunity to see the fascinating contrasts of history and today, which makes Istanbul a unique place for numerous emperors since the past. Commence our trip from the Hippodrome Square where sport competitions used to take place during Romans. Continue to 17th century Ottoman Mosque with its six minarets touching to skies also known as Blue Mosque by non-muslims due to its blue İznik tiles within. Right across the blue mosque we will visit legendary monument of Byzantine era the, St.Sophia (Museum and Mosque). Lunch in a Local Restaurant and afterwards we will visit to Topkapi Palace and finish our day wandering the labyrinth streets of Grand Bazaar. Tour ends around 4:00 pm.

At the end of the tour, you will be taken back to your Istanbul hotel to collect your luggage and proceed to Istanbul main bus station to board the overnight bus to Selcuk/Kusadasi. The overnight bus will depart from Istanbul at around 8:30 pm and will make three brief stops for your personal needs on this 11-hour journey by road to Selcuk/Kusadasi.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Admission Tickets : Included
Day 3 - Ephesus Tour
Arrive at Selcuk bus station. Met on arrival and transferred to our local office. You will have free time before the start of the tour. This tour will start from our office in Selcuk. You will be picked up from outside the office for the full-day tour of Ephesus. Today you will visit the following highlights of Ephesus on the full day tour.

Departure from the office at around 09:00am. with pick-up service to where we start to tour. You will start your visit with Artemis Temple, city ruins as Hadrian Temple, Celcius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. You will have your lunch in a traditional restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Lunch
Admission Tickets : Included
Day 4 - Pamukkale Tour and Bus to Cappadocia
You will be picked up from your hotel and will travel for around 3 hours to get to Pamukkale. Upon your arrival in Pamukkale, you will have lunch and following it you will join the Full Day Pamukkale tour. Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a famous for the healing properties of its thermal mineral baths and beautiful cascading snow-white terraced cliff side basins and waterfalls. After lunch, we will also visit the ancient Roman city ruins of Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the magnificently preserved Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs, Gates, Thermal Baths, Devil’s Hole and the Masterpiece Theater.

Note: Around 2:00 pm you will be given free time of around 45 minutes during which time you can walk around or go to the Antique Pools for a swim at an additional cost.

After the tour, you will be transferred to the Pamukkale bus station to board your overnight bus to Cappadocia. Your bus will depart around 08:30 pm from Pamukkale for Cappadocia. There will be three short stops en route to Cappadocia for personal needs on this 10-hour journey to Cappadocia.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Admission Tickets : Included
Day 5 - Cappadocia North/Red Tour
Upon your arrival at the Goreme bus station in Cappadocia, you will be met at the bus station and transferred to our office in Caappaadoia. Meet your tour guide around 09:30 am. Today you will be visiting the following highlights of Cappadocia on the full day North Cappadocia Tour. We will start the tour from Devrent valley ( Imagination Valley), spectacular fairy chimneys and beautiful landscapes. After Devrent Valley, we will visit Pasabag( known as monk valley) where double and triple headed rock formation. Lunch at Avanos, famous for pottery and Red river (Kızılırmak). After lunch, you will visit Goreme Open Air Museum which heart of Cappadocia. Goreme open air museum famous for wall painting dates back to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. The last stop will be Uchisar castle, natural and one of the biggest mass fairy chimney of the region. After the tour transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Meal: Lunch
Admission Tickets : Included
Day 6 – Optional - Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride and Bus to Istanbul
Float over Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys, tuff valleys and rock-cut churches and experience the sunrise from a unique aerial viewpoint on this 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia is one of the major attractions best things to do in Cappadocia. The Cappadocia hot air balloon tour also considered as one of the most interesting and exciting attractions in the world.

Admire the stunning landscape of Cappadocia from a hot air balloon at sunrise on this tour. Depart from your hotel in an air-conditioned minivan and make your way to Goreme. Enjoy a light breakfast before boarding your balloon with your pilot.

Enjoy memorable panoramic views from up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) above ground, then celebrate your safe landing with a champagne toast and a personalized flight certificate.

Additional Info : You can add it in this package on reservation tab from 'Extras'

You will be transferred to the Cappadocia bus station to board your overnight bus to Istanbul. Your bus will depart around 08:30 pm from Cappadocia for Istanbul. There will be three short stops en route to Istanbul for personal needs on this 11-hour journey to Istanbul.

Meal: Breakfast,
Day 7 - Leisure in Istanbul
Upon your arrival at the Istanbul main bus station between 7:30 – 9:00 am, you will be transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. You will need to check-in to your Istanbul hotel at around 14:00.

Today is your free day and you may try to go to Taksim Area. In the times of your visit in Istanbul, you will find yourself in love with Taksim district ( it is also called Beyoglu ), the district is really famous for many reasons. It has historical part, fashion part, and night life part, all in one. In Istiklal Street you will see shops scattered on both sides of the street, ranging from worldwide brands, to local. In addition to the Turkish restaurants there and Delights and Sweets also. Also if you want to buy antiques, Taksim square is the place to buy from, because you will find the best antiques and many of them are handmade by local merchants. If you want to kill more time you can sit beside the Galata Tower in a nice café or pub where you can chill with your favorite beverage. You may want to spend the whole day in Taksim just to get the most out of the fun and experience. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 8 - Airport Transfer Service to Istanbul Airports - GoodBye!
After check-out from your hotel in Istanbul and than will be transferred to the Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport according to your flight details. End of Service.

Meal: Breakfast


  • 4 Nights hotel accommodation with breakfast
  • All Bus Tickets ( Istanbul - Ephesus / Pamukkale - Cappadocia / Cappadocia - Istanbul )
  • Lunch at the tours
  • Services of professionally licensed tour guide and service fee
  • All hotel pick-up services for tours from/to hotel mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers from/to airport or bus station and your hotel mentioned in the itinerary
  • All Entrance fees & Museum fees mentioned by the itineraries
  • All local taxes and services
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks at lunch

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Optional tours & hotels
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride (per person)(195,00€)
  • Bosphorus Cruise (per person)(20,00€)

Where You'll Stay

Eco Package – Included in this package: Eco package style accommodation is where you will stay at boutique hotels, they will have clean, comfortable rooms.

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How We'll Meet

First day we will meet you at Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) pick you up and drop off your hotel in Istanbul.

Places You'll See

Blue Mosque
Bosphorus Bridge
Cleopatra’s Pool
Derinkuyu Underground City
Ephesus Ancient City
Galata Bridge
Galata Tower
Goreme Open Air Museum
Goreme Panorama
Grand Bazaar
Hagia Sophia
Hippodrome and Obelisk
Kaymakli Underground City
Love Valley
Maiden's Tower
Ortakoy Mosque
Pamukkale Travertines
Pasabag Monks Valley
Red Valley
Rose Valley
Rumeli Fortress
Selime Monastery
Spice Bazaar
Temple of Artemis
Topkapi Palace
Uchisar Castle
Urgup' Fairy Chimneys
Virgin Mary House
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Additional Info

All passengers' country name and passport numbers are required.
Blue Mosque is only visited from the outside because of the noon prayer on Friday.
During religious holidays Grand Bazaar is closed.
Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays
If the hot-air balloon flight is canceled due to weather conditions a refund will be provided.
Not wheelchair accessible.
The Grand Covered Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays
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Optional tours & hotels
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride (per person)(195,00€)
  • Bosphorus Cruise (per person)(20,00€)

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