Istanbul 2 Night Cappadocia 2 Nights Kusadasi 2 Nights
Turkey, a country where East meets West, is a land of rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. From the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene beaches of Antalya, Turkey offers an array of experiences for every traveler. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the diverse attractions and hidden gems that make Turkey a must-visit destination.
- Visit Blue Mosque
- Visit The Hippodrome of Constantinople
- Visit Citadel of Uçhisar
- Visit Love Valley
- Visit Devrent Valley
- Full day tour of Ephesus
- Visit Pamukkale
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel.The rest of the day is yours. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast departure approx 08:00 am for a FULL-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul.
Hagia Sophia; 6th C. One of the oldest, the biggest and the most beautiful buildings of Istanbul. A Byzantin church , an Ottoman Mosque, a Republican museum; a temple for all civilisations.”,
Blue Mosque; The only Imperial mosque of the Ottomans with six minarets. The mosque takes its name from its 21043 dominant blue colored hand made tiles. It's built on the site of the Great Palace of Byzantium, on the southeastern side of the Hippodrome” “
The Hippodrome of Constantinople a chariot-racing track and the sporting and social centre of Constantinople.
Grand Bazaar. Free time for shopping.
Bosphorus Cruise, the strait between Black Sea and Marmara Sea which seperates Istanbul into two continents. A beautiful cruise to see different aspects of Istanbul.Visit
Egyptian Spice Market to see the atmosphere of an Ottoman shopping centre which still have several shops for spices. Overnight in Istanbul. (B/L)
After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch the flight to Kayseri.Upon arrival transfer to Cappadocia .Free at leisure.Overnight in Cappadocia.(B/D)
After breakfast appox departure 09:00 - 09:30 am for sightseeing of Cappadocia including;
Citadel of Uçhisar, the highest point of Cappadocia with a huge big rock Castle with almost 300 caves.
Love Valley ,a beautiful panoramic view facing to Goreme Village and love valley
Paşabağ valley, the most interesting part of Cappadocia in terms of landscapes. The biggest Fairy Chimneys ( Mushroom shape rocks),
Open air museum : Filled with cave dwellings, historic churches and a mosque, there is nothing quite like it in Cappadocia.
Avanos the handcraft center of Cappadocia, Avanos is the center of pottery for 4000 years
Devrent Valley The valley famous with its new rock formations. A good place to see the way of formation.Overnight in Cappadocia.(B/L/D)
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch Izmir flight. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel, check-in and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.(B)
After breakfast,(07:30 – 08:45 am) departure for full day tour of Ephesus ;One of the world's finest examples of an ancient classical city; Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of the
ancient world; Sirince Village – wine tasting Overnight in Kusadasi. (B/L)
After breakfast (07:00 – 08:10 am ) we depart for Pamukkale, a short break on the way; View the geographical phenomenon of the unique white calcium waterfall;Lunch break; Hierapolis, an ancient health spa with the largest necropolis (cemetery) in the Asia Minor; Impressive ruins & splendid theatre. Drive back to Kusadasi for over night stay. (B/L)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch your flight home via Istanbul (B)
Starting Price INR 72,990 Per person
- 7 nights accommodation in the mentioned hotels
- Meals are as indicated in the itineraries by :B(Breakfast),L(Lunch),D(Dinner)
- Return airport transfers on PVT basis
- The tours on SIC basis as per itinerary with English speaking guidance with pick up and drop at the hotel
- Entrance Fees
- International Flights
- Domestic Flights
- Personal expenses
- Drinks at meals
- Tips and portrage at hotels
- Tips to the driver and the guide
Frequently Asked Questions about Turkey
Turkey is generally safe for tourists, but like any other country, it’s essential to stay informed about the current situation. Be aware of any travel advisories issued by your government and exercise common-sense precautions. Avoid areas near the Syrian border and follow local guidelines to ensure a safe trip.
The best time to visit Turkey depends on your preferences. Spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November) offer pleasant weather and fewer crowds. If you love warm weather and beaches, summer (June to August) is ideal. Winter (December to February) is perfect for skiing enthusiasts in places like Cappadocia.
Most travelers to Turkey need a visa. You can obtain an e-visa online before your trip or get one on arrival at major airports. Check the latest visa requirements and apply accordingly.
Turkey boasts numerous iconic destinations, including Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Antalya. Each offers a unique blend of history, architecture, and natural beauty.
Turkish cuisine is diverse and delicious. Don’t miss trying dishes like kebabs, baklava, Turkish delight, and traditional breakfast spread. Be adventurous and savor the local flavors.
Traveling on a budget in Turkey is possible. Opt for local eateries, use public transportation, and look for affordable accommodations. Consider visiting less touristy areas to save money.
While tap water is generally safe in most urban areas, it’s best to drink bottled water to avoid any potential stomach discomfort.
Turkey offers a well-developed transportation network, including buses, trams, and domestic flights. Renting a car is also an option for exploring off-the-beaten-path locations.
The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY). It’s advisable to exchange money at banks or exchange offices for a better rate. Credit cards are widely accepted in most places.
Respect local customs and etiquette. Dress modestly in religious sites, remove your shoes before entering homes, and greet people with a warm smile and a friendly “Merhaba” (Hello).
Pack according to the season and your activities. Essentials include comfortable walking shoes, lightweight clothing, a travel adapter, and any specific medications you may need.
No specific vaccinations are required for Turkey, but it’s advisable to stay up to date on routine vaccines. Use sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun, and be cautious about food hygiene.
The official language is Turkish, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas. Learning a few basic Turkish phrases can enhance your experience.
Turkey hosts various festivals throughout the year, celebrating art, culture, and traditions. The Istanbul International Film Festival and the Mevlana Whirling Dervishes Festival are just a few examples.
You can easily stay connected in Turkey with local SIM cards or by using Wi-Fi in hotels and cafes. Most major cities have reliable internet coverage.