Colors of Turkey – 10 days Turkey

What awaits you?

Embark on a 14-day journey through Turkey’s diverse landscapes and rich history. Starting in Istanbul, explore emblematic sites such as Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Enjoy the stunning Dolmabahce Palace and fly to Izmir by taking a boat trip on the Bosphorus and visit Ephesus and other ancient sites in Kusadasi.

The tour passes through the ancient cities of Priene, Miletus, and Didim, which shed light on the historical significance of the region. Explore Aphrodisias, known for the famous terraces of Pamukkale, and then move on to Antalya, home to archaeological wonders such as Perge and Aspendos.

The journey continues to Konya, where the Mevlana Museum awaits, and then explores the sights of fascinating Cappadocia. Explore Ihlara Valley, fly in a hot air balloon over Devrent Valley, and visit Göreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle, and more.

Finally, the tour ends with a return to Istanbul, offering a seamless blend of cultural diving, historical exploration, and breathtaking natural beauty. This comprehensive tour program promises to satisfy every traveler’s curiosity, offering an unforgettable and rich experience in Turkey.

Official Information:

The driver’s license and the documents required for the vehicle are the details legally required for all group tours If one of these documents or certificates is missing, a separate penalty is applied to the organizers, employees and passengers, and this penalty is applied by the Gendarmerie, Police, other organizations affiliated to the Ministry of Tourism or TÜRSAB officials.

Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. You will then have free time. Accommodation will be provided in Istanbul.

After breakfast, your guide will meet you for a tour of Istanbul. After a short walk through Sultanahmet Square, our next trip will be Topkapi Palace, where we will visit the museums where many rare collections accumulated by the sultans over five hundred years are exhibited. In these museums, you will be able to see episodes and items from the life of the Ottoman sultans. Then, for lunch, we will take a short walk and have lunch at a restaurant using Divan Road. We will explore the architectural texture by visiting the Rüstem Pasha Mosque, which was built by Mimar Sinan in 1561, with a guide. Daha sonra ünlü Mısır Çarşısı’na gideceğiz. The Spice Bazaar is the place where spices brought by ships from the East were sold when there was no Suez Canal The famous Grand Bazaar, which is larger than the Egyptian market, will allow you to do your shopping in a more historical texture with its atmosphere. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel to rest.

On our second day in Istanbul, we will see many Byzantine artifacts. We will walk towards the square that was once the Byzantine hippodrome. In this square are the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Basilica Cistern. In this hippodrome, you can see the Snake Column, the Walled Column, the Egyptian Obelisk and the German Fountain from the Byzantine period. We will visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia, the most important buildings of the Byzantine period. After visiting this place, we go to the restaurant for lunch. After the walking tour, we will visit the Chora Church, one of the best examples of Byzantine mosaics, by car. Afterwards, we set off to see the Basilica Cistern. In this way, we complete our tour on the second day. We drop you off at your hotel to rest.

On our third day in Istanbul, we leave the hotel after breakfast and take a short trip to Dolmabahce Palace by following the Bosphorus with our guide. Dolma Garden Palace has a very beautiful décor with priceless items and paintings made using 14 tons of pure gold. It arouses curiosity with its famous harem rooms and rich crystal collection. After the Dolma Garden tour, after a pleasant Bosphorus tour, we go to a local restaurant for lunch, where you can watch the Ottoman mansions, the Bosphorus Bridge, castles and a unique view of Istanbul. After completing our Istanbul tour in this way, you will be transferred to the airport to go to Cappadocia. When you arrive in Cappadocia, you will be transferred to your hotel.

On your first day in Cappadocia, you may have the chance to wake up by watching hot air balloons and you may feel that you have come to a very different atmosphere at that moment. On your first day tour in Cappadocia, we will go to Devrent Valley, the first stop of our awareness, accompanied by your guide. Devrent Valley, also known as Dream Valley, takes you to the dream world with its natural fairy chimney formations with many different animal figures. Later, we set off for Pasabağlar, where the formation of fairy chimneys can be seen in the most beautiful way. In a traditional workshop where the most beautiful clay art has been made since 3000 BC, we watch how the famous clay soil turns into art. After lunch, we can see 10th century churches, natural rock formations and the best examples of Byzantine art at the famous Goreme Open Air Museum. Next, we visit Uchisar Castle, which allows you to watch Cappadocia in the most beautiful way. In this way we complete this daily tour. Accommodation will be provided in Cappadocia.

On our second day in Cappadocia, we visit Soganli Valley, an open-air museum equipped with different rock formations, churches and frescoes. Afterwards, we drive to Mustafapaşa, an ancient Greek village. On the way, we visit the Keslik Monastery, where we can see the frescoes near the village of Cemil. We have lunch in an old Greek house in Mustafa Pasha. After this place, we experience a different atmosphere by visiting the underground city of Kaymakli, one of the most interesting settlements in Cappadocia. Accommodation will be provided in Cappadocia.

It will start with a transfer to Cappadocia airport and continue with today’s flight to Izmir. Upon arrival at Izmir airport, we will transfer you to your hotel. You will have free time for the rest of the day and you will stay for 1 night at the hotel in Kusadasi.

The next day will start with breakfast at the hotel.

After breakfast at our hotel, we will first visit the House of the Virgin Mary, which is very close to the ancient city of Ephesus. Then we will visit the ancient city of Ephesus in detail. Ionian Empire Walking through the streets of this city in the 11th century BC, we will see wonderful works of Greco-Roman art. After lunch, in the other half of the day, we will see the Basilica of St. John, which is thought to be the tomb of John, the beloved apostle of Jesus and one of his apostles. After a visit to the basilica, we will see the Temple of Artemis. Today will end with a visit to the Isa Bey Mosque. We will spend the night at our hotel in Kusadasi.

Right after breakfast, our journey to Pamukkale begins. We visit the city of Aphrodisias in Pamukkale. In Aphrodisias, we visit the sculptor’s museum and have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we visit the ancient city of Hierapolis and then return to our hotel, visiting the famous limestone terraces of Pamukkale and spend the night at our hotel in Kusadasi.

After breakfast, you return to Istanbul on a flight from the airport in Istanbul in accordance with the time of your international flight.

This is a private tour and the departure date can be any day.

Tour Information

Services included in the price:
Services not included in the price:
  • TIPS
Additions and Discounts:

– Single surcharge of USD 450
– Infant discount (0-2 years) 100%
– Child discount (2-12 years) 50%