DESTINATIONS: Istanbul – Safranbolu – Cappadocia- Konya – Antalya -Fethiye – Pamukkale – Ephesus – Pergamon – Bursa
15 Days Turkey Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul
Meeting with us at the airport in Istanbul. Checking into your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Full day Istanbul City Tour: (Breakfast, Lunch)
Visiting Hippodrome, Saint Sophia, Basilica Cistern,Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.
Hippodrome is in the heart of the old city of Istanbul. Built in 3th century BC and became the liveliest part of the city in 4th century when Istanbul became the capital of East Roman Empire. Today we can find Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, The Column of Constantine and some more remains from Ottoman era such as German Fountain in large area of known as Sultan Ahmet
Day 3: Half Day Istanbul City Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting Suleymaniye Mosque, Pierre Loti Hill for a beautiful panoramic view of Istanbul and Chora Church. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Safranbolu Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Drive to from Istanbul in the morning. Visiting Safranbolu town, authentic Safranbolu houses, museum houses, clock tower, antique bazaar with shoemakers, coppersmiths and other craftsmen and learn about Saffron flower and spice. Overnight in Safranbolu.
Day 5: Drive to Cappadocia: (Breakfast)
Check into your hotel. Free afternoon to rest and enjoy. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6: Fairy Chimneys Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting Goreme Open Air Musem, Uchisar Caste, Love Valley, Fairy Chimneys of Pasabag, Devrent and Urgup, Avanos village of craftsmen. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7: Underground Cities and Hiking Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
(Optional hot air baloon in the morning)Visiting an underground city (Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground City ), hiking through Ihlara valley and visiting rock carved churches, Selime Monastery, Belisirma Village and Pigeon Valley. We will take photos during the tour from a panoramic view of Cappadocia from Yaprakhisar. Overnight in Cappadocia..
Day 8: Konya Mevlana Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting Konya city, home of world renowned Muslim philosopher, poet Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi. Driving to Antalya. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 9: Mediterranean Sightseeing Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting old city of Antalya, Hadrianus Gate, Clock Tower, Hidirlik Castle and Ottoman Houses of the city. We will drive to Fethiye from seaside and visit lovely villages of Kas and Kalkan. You will have a nice and enjoyable day on Mediterranean shore. Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 10: Pamukkale Hot Springs Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Drive to Pamukkale and visit Red Water Hotsprings, Hierapolis Antique City and white castles of Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale.(Optional paragliding after the tour)
Day 11: Ephesus Antique City Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Drive to Selcuk town and visit Diana Temple, Ephesus Antique City and Virgin Marry’s House. Overnight in Kusadasi Town.
Day 12: Pergamon Antique City Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting the ruins of great Pergamon City, acropolis, Trajan Temple, Athena and Dionysos temples, Red Basilica, Asklepius healing center and the great lilbrary of Pergamon. Drive to Canakkale and overnight
Day 13: Bursa City Tour: (Breakfast ,Lunch)
Visiting beautiful city of Bursa. Green Mosque and Green Mousaleum, Silk Bazaar,Uludag Mountain with cable car and 600 years old tree. We will eat famous kebab of Bursa and overnight in Bursa.
Day 14: Drive to Istanbul: (Breakfast)
Check into your hotel and free afternoon in Istanbul.
Day 15: Free morning in Istanbul: (Breakfast)
(Optional Bosphorus Cruise.) Free morning in Istanbul and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
Included to 15 Days Turkey Tour
Hotels including breakfast Transfers with Private Vehicle Enterance fees to the sites Driver and Guide Services Parking, Fuel, Road fees
Not Included to 15 Days Turkey Tour
International flight tickets Dinners and other meals not mentioned
Entrance fee for Cleopatra's Pool in Pamukkale and Terracec Houses in Ephesus, Harem Section of Topkapi Palace. Personal expenses Tips