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7 Days Highlights of Turkey Tour

7 Days Highlights of Turkey Tour

This 7 days tour begins in Istanbul and visits the highlights of Istanbul, Ephesus Ancient city,Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Konya.

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Day 1 : Welcome to Istanbul

Upon your arrival to the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, BellaTurca Travel representative will welcome you with a sign bearing your name and then you will be transferred to your hotel and take a rest.

  • Overnight in İstanbul
Day 2 : Flight to Cappadocia & North Cappadocia Tour

Early morning pick you up from hotel and transfer to airport for Cappadocia flight.

Upon your arrival to Cappadocia, BellaTurca Travel representative will welcome you with a sign bearing your name and then you will be transferred to tour office. After welcome drink start your excursion.

Our first stop is the fantastic view point of Uchisar Castle where you will receive information about the rich history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations.

After the panoramic view point, we visit Goreme Open Air Museum. Your guide will explain the meanings of frescoes covering the walls of thousand-year-old cave churches as you explore this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site.

Next, we will see a kick-wheel pottery demonstration and our guests are welcome to show their own talent about pottery.

We will have our lunch in Avanos with traditional Turkish foods. After lunch we will visit Pasabag Fairy Chimneys where is also commonly known as Monks Valley. You will have chance to see the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk cell carved into the rock.

Devrent Valley is well known as imagination valley where you can take fantastic pictures with animal-shaped rock formations.

Our last visit will be Turkish handmade carpet cooperative where you will be informed about process of handwoven kilims and double-knotted rugs from Turkey.

Tour ends around 17:00

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Lunch
Day 3 : Hot Air Balloon Ride & South Cappadocia Tour

Sunrise Balloon Flight over lunar landscape of Cappadocia. After landing celebrate with champagne and back to hotel around 07:30 which will let you take a rest and have a breakfast till excursion’s pick-up time.

Your guide pick you up from hotel around 10:00 and then we will visit Goreme Panorama where you can see wonderful view of Goreme town with its spectacular cave houses.

Then, we will start our hike in the beautiful Red/Rose Valley which will take approximately 4 km and slightly more than one hour. We will see fairy-chimneys, local farms, pigeon houses and cave chapels. Your guide will give information about the history and the unique formations of Cappadocia during the hike. At the end of the hike we will have a quick stop at Cavusin Old Greek Village.

Then we will drive to Love Valley to take amazing pictures of pillar-shaped rock formations of Cappadocia

We will have our lunch with traditional Turkish foods. After lunch we will visit carved underground city which was used by early Christians as a shelter to hide themselves against their enemies.

Next, we will have a stop at the terrific view of Pigeon Valley where you will be informed about carved pigeon houses.

Our final stop will be Onyx factory where you will be informed about semi-precious volcanic stones of Turkey.

Tour ends around 17:00

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Breakfast | Lunch
Day 4 : Private Transfer to Konya & Pamukkale

After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Pamukkale which will take roughly 8 hours

After 1,5 hour drive, we will visit the biggest caravanserai of Turkey; Sultanhanı

On the way to Pamukkale lunch break in Konya where we will visit Mevlana Museum who is a sufi philosopher and mystic poet of Islam.

After lunch keep driving to Pamukkale.

Upon arrival to Pamukkale, check in to hotel

  • Overnight in Pamukkale
  • Breakfast | Lunch
Day 5 : Pamukkale Travertines & Hierapolis Ancient City

After breakfast at hotel, check out.

We will visit Pamukkale meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine’s, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool.

After lunch we will drive to Kuşadası.

Upon arrival check in to hotel.

Leisure time at evening

  • Overnight in Kusadası
  • Breakfast | Lunch
Day 6 : Ephesus Ancient City & Virgin Marry House

After breakfast at hotel, tour starts

We first drive to the Virgin Mary’s House where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI. Afterwards, we visit Ephesus which was founded in the eleventh century BC by the Ionians. Strolling through the streets of Ephesus, we see the Fountain of Trajan, the temple of Hadrian and the Library of Celsus to name a few. We also visit the Terrace Houses: A number of living units where the rich and the dignitary of Ephesus with the most beautiful ground mosaics, frescoes, terra cotta pipe lines and private baths. After lunch we will visit St John’s Basilica, believed to be the tomb of the Apostle John, Christ’s beloved disciple. From the basilica, we will be able to look down on the remains of the temple of Artemis. We end the day with our visit to Isa Bey Mosque

  • Overnight in Kusadası
  • Breakfast | Lunch
Day 7 : Flight back to İstanbul

After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to airport for your İstanbul flight.

Upon your arrival to İstanbul, we will meet you and transfer to your hotel.

If you wish to have a tour, guide for Istanbul, we can arrange it as well.

End of our services.

P.S. This tour is customizable like our other Turkey package tours. You can make your own decision about what to eat for dinners that is why we do not include dinners to the package. But if you want to take your dinners inside of the package we can revise it as well.

  • Breakfast
Tour Type Group Size Price
Escorted Private Tour 2 people 1460 € per person
Escorted Private Tour 3 people 1190 € per person
Escorted Private Tour 4 people 1050 € per person
Escorted Private Tour 5 people 970 € per person
Group Tour Max. 15 people 840 € per person

Included Services

Transportation with A/C Luxury vehicles
Domestic flight tickets
Airport transfers
Professional licensed guiding
Accommodations at boutique hotels or 4 and 5 Stars hotels
Breakfasts and lunches as shown on itinerary
Admission fees to museums and others sights.
All taxes

Excluded Services

Hot Air Balloon Flight
Dinners
All international flight tickets
Personal expenses
Tips (optional)
Personal travel insurance