”8 Days Turkey Vacation Packages” starts from Istanbul and returns to Istanbul and takes 8 Days & 7 Nights. Turkey Vacation Packages cover the most famous destinations of Turkey; Ephesus Ruins, Cotton Castle/Pamukkale, Konya, Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia and the Glorious Istanbul! Also, it provides you an opportunity to take Hot Air Balloon Flight in Cappadocia besides having local experiences around Turkey. It includes Airport Transfers, Domestic Flight Tickets, Entrance Fees to Museums, Local Guides and Lunch. 8 Days Turkey Vacation Packages makes your Turkey Tours easy, and makes you enjoy your Travel to Turkey!
DAY 01: ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL
Welcome to Turkey! Upon you arrive to Istanbul New Airport(IST) or Sabiha Gökcen Airport(SAW), our team will welcome you at the exit of the international line of the Airport with holding a sign which is your name written on it. Then transfer to your hotel, and you have a free afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day Includes: Transfer | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 02: EPHESUS RUINS & HOUSE OF THE VIRGIN MARY TOUR
Around 04:00 – 05:00 am, we are going to pick you up from your Istanbul Hotel. Then, transfer to the airport for your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). When you arrive to the airport, you make your self-check-in with the flight informations provided to you after you booked this tour and take your flight to Izmir(Ephesus). Upon arrival to Izmir Airport, our team will welcome you at the exit gate inside the domestic terminal where you will see our team holding a sign which is your name on it. Then there will be approximately an hour transfer distance to Ephesus, meet your group and start this life-time experience.
This Tour covers the sights below;
- Ancient Ruins of Ephesus / House of the Virgin Mary / Temple of Artemis
- Isabey Mosque (Panoramic View) / Basilica of St. John (Panoramic View) / Selcuk Castle (Panoramic View)
During the tour, you will also have a chance to explore local handicraft comes from Turkish Tradition and have lunch in of the local restaurant. At the end of the tour, transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay in Kusadasi Town.
Day Includes: Flight Ticket | Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Lunch | Hotel Accommodation | Airport Transfer |
DAY 03: PAMUKKALE HOT SPRINGS & HIERAPOLIS ANCIENT CITY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel and make your check-out. At around 07:30 – 08:00 am meet your tour guide at the reception and drive 3 hrs for a full-day tour of Pamukkale Hot Springs & Hierapolis Ancient City.
Pamukkale is a natural site containing hot springs and travertines; terraces of mineral carbonates left by the water flowing with its temperate climate throughout the years. While exploring the Pamukkale Hot Springs, we will also see some ancient artifacts from the Hierapolis Ancient City which is located by the side of Pamukkale. The natural sources of Pamukkale have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people come to get some cure. At the end of the explanation given by your guide, you will have free time to swim or take some individual time around the Pamukkale. During your time you may swim in the white terraces of Pamukkale(no extra cost), or in the Cleopatra Pool/Antique Pool(have an additional charge by the facility of 50 Lira per person) filled with marble columns from the Roman temple of Apollo & Agora of the Ancient City Hierapolis.
At the end of the tour around 15:30, transfer to your hotel and free afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay in Pamukkale.
Day Includes: Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Breakfast & Lunch | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 04: DRIVE FROM PAMUKKALE TO CAPPADOCIA VIA KONYA
Pick up by the driver around 08:00 – 09:00 am and drive to Cappadocia via Konya. After 4 hours drive, we reach to Konya where you have a lunch break(at your own expense) with famous local foods and visit Konya Mevlana Museum, school of whirling dervishes. Then drive 3 hours more to reach Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia at around late afternoon and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.
Note: The distances can be varied according to the traffic condition. And this day does not include a tour guide.
Day Includes: Driver & Vehicle / Transportation | Breakfast | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 05: NORTHERN CAPPADOCIA TOUR
Note: This morning is available to take optional activity: Hot Air Balloon Flights in Cappadocia.
At around 09:45 – 10:00 am, our guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel and start exploring the Northern part of Cappadocia. This tour covers the sights below;
- Panoramic View of Goreme/ The Open Air Museum / The Valley of Three Beauties
- The Village of Avanos / The Valley of Devrent (Imagination Valley) / The Valley of Paşabağ
At the end of the tour, return to Hotel in Cappadocia and free afternoon at leisure.
Day Includes: Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Lunch | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 06: SOUTHERN CAPPADOCIA TOUR
At around 09:45 – 10:00 am, our guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel and start exploring the Southern part of Cappadocia with a local licensed tour guide. This tour covers the sights below;
- The Valley of Red / The Çavuşin Valley / The Valley of Love
- The Underground City of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu / The Valley of the Doves / The Castle of Cavuşin
At the end of the tour, according to your flight time, we will transfer you to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul, our team will be waiting at the exit gate with holding a sign which is your name written on it. Then transfer to your hotel.
Day Includes: Flight Ticket | Group Tour | Entrance Fees | Breakfast & Lunch | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 07: FREE DAY IN ISTANBUL
After having an open buffet breakfast in the hotel, you have a free day to explore Istanbul on your own. However, if you would like to have our optional – Istanbul Old-City Tour, you may inform our team while filling the reservation form. Here you may see the details of: Guided Istanbul Old-City Tour.
Day Includes: Breakfast | Hotel Accommodation |
DAY 08: DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL
According to your departure flight time, our team will pick you from the reception of your hotel and transfer to the Istanbul New Airport(IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport(SAW). End of our service, hope to welcome you again!
Day Includes: Breakfast | Transfer |
1-) Tour Package with Standard Hotels
Istanbul: Celal Sultan Hotel / Zeynep Sultan / Arden City / Eurostars Hotel / Avicenna Hotel /
Kusadasi: Ilayda Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel / Istankoy Hotel /
Pamukkale: Melrose ViewPoint / Venus Hotel /
Cappadocia: Garden Inn Cappadocia / Dervish Cave Hotel / Design Cave Suits Hotel / Aura Cave Hotel /
- Single Room: 1.315 EUR
- Double Room: 865 EUR – Per Person
- Triple Room: 740 EUR – Per Person
2-) Tour Package with Top-End Hotels
Istanbul: DT by Hilton Old-Town / Fer Hotel / Sura Design Hotel / Wyndham Hotel Old City /
Kusadasi: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Charisma De Luxe Hotel / Hilton Hotel / Lavista Hotel /
Pamukkale: Hierapark Hotel / Colossae Hotel /
Cappadocia: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel / Millstone Cave Suites Hotel /
- Single Room: 1.970 EUR
- Double Room: 1.200 EUR – Per Person
- Triple Room: 1.100 EUR – Per Person
2 Domestic Flights for each person (luggage allowance: 15kg check-in + 8kg cabin)
7 Nights Accommodation
All Airport Transfers
Small-Group Tour up to 15 Persons
Licensed Tour Guide
Entrance Tickets to the Museums mentioned at the itinerary
Transportation with A/C minivans
4* Lunch During the Tours and 7 breakfast at the Hotel (vegetarian, vegan, or halal options available)
Drinks at Lunch (Optional)
7+ Ages – Adult Priced / 4-7 Ages – 40% Discounted / 0-3 Ages – 70% Discounted.
The flights from/to Istanbul generally we use, listed below. However, this may vary due to the availability;
-From Istanbul – Departure around 07:00 – 07:30 am and arrive to Izmir around 08:00 – 08:45 am
-From Cappadocia – Departure around 19:00 – 22:00 and arrive to Istanbul around 21:30 – 23:50.
This is a Small-Group Tour limited up to 15 persons. It is also available on a private basis, contact us to have price details if you wish to have this tour as all private to you or your party!
Istanbul Old-City Guided Tour offered as an optional activity with this package. To see pricing and other details , please click the link below; Istanbul Old-City Guided Tour
Hot Air Balloon Flights in Cappadocia offered as an optional activity with this package. To see pricing and other details of the Balloon Flights, please click the link below; Hot Air Balloon Flights in Cappadocia
If you have decided to book this travel package and wish to add Hot Air Balloon Flight to your reservation, please indicate that while filling the reservation form that you wish to add Hot Air Balloon Flights too.
On the days weather conditions are not suitable for flights, the whole Balloon Flights in Cappadocia can be canceled by the Civil Aviation Authority. The Authority announce this a day earlier the activity. And, you have a full refund if your Balloon Flight is canceled for this reason.
In the Small-Group Tours, there are stops where you may have demonstrations of the local products of the region and where you may have some time for shopping if you are interested. E.g: Rugs & Kilim Veawing Art-School, Hand-made pottery work-shop, or the Outlet of the Leather Producers. This is not shown in the itinerary since the tour guide arranges these stops according to the interest of the group, you may advise your tour guide if you have a special interest in one of those. In these places, you can get important information and observations about Turkish Culture and Modern Turkish art. In Private Tours, this can be skipped depending on the request of the travelers.
Running all year round with guaranteed departures!
You may obtain details about the payment process by clicking the link below; Payment of Turkey Travel Package!