10 Day Turkey Delight Tour

$1,999
Per Person

Typically $3,199
Visit all the delights of Turkey in this short but comprehensive itinerary. Start in Istanbul and travel south visiting Izmir, Pamukkale the “Cotton Castle”, Antalya, Cappadocia and more.  9 nights accommodation, most meals and so many inclusions make an unforgettable tour!

the tour

Our 10 day Turkey holiday package is a real delight if you are looking for something special and extraordinary. This is one of our best tours in Turkey, including Istanbul, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya, Konya and Cappadocia. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus rides just domestic flights getting you each destination comfortable and relaxed.

Starting in Istanbul with a city tour to visit the impressive Blue Mosque and Bosphorus boat cruise. Next, we continue on to Ephesus for a fully guided tour of one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. Ephesus is home to the Temple of Artemis and the famous Roman baths, which we will visit as part of the tour. The tour continues on to one of Turkeys most iconic attractions – the amazing amazing calcium terraces of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis.

Visit the lovely coastal town of Antalya and enjoy a city tour followed by a trip to some beautiful waterfalls. After this, we will travel to Cappadocia, one of Turkey’s iconic tourist destinations. Here you will enjoy a tour of Ozkonak underground City, which is known as one of the best preserved underground cities in Cappadocia. Here you have the opportunity to do a hot air balloon ride at sunrise.  A bucket list ticker for sure!

This Turkey holiday package includes 9 nights accommodation in 4-5 star hotels, all meals and entrance fees.  We operate small groups with a maximum of 15 people. Plus you can secure your tour with just a 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for more details.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: Arrive Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey! Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul.

MEALS:Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suites Golden Horn

DAY 2: Istanbul City Tour

Pick up after breakfast for a full day tour of old Istanbul city. Visit the Topkapi Palace the residence of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. We’ll then head to the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, it is known as the ‘Blue Mosque’ because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Onto the Ancient Hippodrome – the scene of chariot races and home to three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 1:00pm followed by a Murtis Tour that will take you to the Grand Covered Bazaar in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Please Note: Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Ramada Hotel & Suites Golden Horn

DAY 3: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Flight to Izmir ~ Kusadasi

After breakfast depart for Bosporus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosporus Boat Cruise and Grand Spice Bazaar. Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: Grand Spice Bazaar. Bosphorus by boat; a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Suhan 360 Hotel

DAY 4: Kusadasi ~ Ephesus Tour ~ Turkish Village Sirince

08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince’s construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey – especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. After that you will visit Textile. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Suhan 360 Hotel

DAY 5: Kusadasi ~ Pamukkale Tour

At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. Afterwards we shall visit the amazing calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. After the tour transfer to hotel for check in.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Pam Thermal Hotel

DAY 6: Pamukkale ~ Antalya

After breakfast, at 10:00m we depart for Antalya. The journey is broken up with a coffee and lunch stop after 2 hours before we continue to Antalya.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Best Western Khan Hotel

DAY 7: Antalya Old City Tour and Waterfalls

After breakfast at 08:30 am drive to Antalya old City ( Kaleiçi ) Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian’s Gate, Broken Minaret, Hıdırlık Tower: Kaleici is a small historic part of Antalya’s modern city, also known as the Old City of Antalya. In history it was once the sprawling modern Roman town, then the Byzantine Empire, then Seljuks, and finally the Ottoman Turkish town. The Hadrian’s Gate (or Hadrianus Gate or The Three Gates is a triumphal arch which was built in the name of the Roman emperor Hadrian. Antalya’s broken wonder is the Broken Minaret of the Korkut Mosque, which itself was built originally as a Roman temple in the 2nd century AD, and thus did not have a minaret at all. Hıdırlık Tower is a landmark tower of tawny stone in Antalya, Turkey, where Kaleiçi meets Karaalioglu Park. It is believed to be built in Hellenistic era on a square plan and later turned into circular tower in 2nd century AD and was either used as a fortification or a lighthouse in the past. we have lunch than depart for Duden waterfalls. All the streams of the region aim at finding their way into the Mediterranean and they pour down the slopes of the Taurus, sometimes overland sometimes underground and reaching their destination, result in lovely waterfalls, of which there are more than twenty. After tour come back to hotel and rest of day is yours.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Best Western Khan Hotel

DAY 8: Antalya ~ Konya ~ Cappadocia

After breakfast early in the morning at 08:00 drive to Konya. Once your reach to Konya stop at a restaurant for lunch at 13:00pm. After the lunch visit the imposing green – tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya Mevlana tour drive to Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia around 18:30pm and check into your hotel. If you wish to join our optional activity of Ballooning for tomorrow, please contact with your guide and register because it will take place early the next morning.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Luxury Hanedan Cave Hotel

DAY 9: Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum

You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three – headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

OVERNIGHT: Luxury Hanedan Cave Hotel

DAY 10: Cappadocia. End of Tour

Your Turkey Delight tour ends this morning. After breakfast you will check out of the hotel and this is the end of the tour. Talk to us if you wish to book onward flights or hotels elsewhere. Thank you for travelling with us.

MEALS: Breakfast

Description

Our 10 day Turkey holiday package is a real delight if you are looking for something special and extraordinary. This is one of our best tours in Turkey, including Istanbul, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya, Konya and Cappadocia. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus rides just domestic flights getting you each destination comfortable and relaxed.

Starting in Istanbul with a city tour to visit the impressive Blue Mosque and Bosphorus boat cruise. Next, we continue on to Ephesus for a fully guided tour of one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. Ephesus is home to the Temple of Artemis and the famous Roman baths, which we will visit as part of the tour. The tour continues on to one of Turkeys most iconic attractions – the amazing amazing calcium terraces of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis.

Visit the lovely coastal town of Antalya and enjoy a city tour followed by a trip to some beautiful waterfalls. After this, we will travel to Cappadocia, one of Turkey’s iconic tourist destinations. Here you will enjoy a tour of Ozkonak underground City, which is known as one of the best preserved underground cities in Cappadocia. Here you have the opportunity to do a hot air balloon ride at sunrise.  A bucket list ticker for sure!

This Turkey holiday package includes 9 nights accommodation in 4-5 star hotels, all meals and entrance fees.  We operate small groups with a maximum of 15 people. Plus you can secure your tour with just a 10% deposit. See our terms and conditions for more details.

DEPARTURE DATES

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2020:

October: 1, 15, 29

November: 5, 12

December: 3, 10

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2021:

February: 4, 18

March: 4, 18

April: 1, 22

May: 6, 27

June: 3, 17

July: 1, 15, 29

August: 12, 26

September: 16, 30

October: 7, 21

November: 4, 18

December: 2, 9

 

DEPARTURE DATES 2022:

January: 27

February: 10, 24

March: 3

 

 

INCLUSIONS

 

10 Day guided tour of Turkey

9 Nights hotel accommodation

9x Breakfasts, 7x Lunches, 9x Dinners

Domestic flight Istanbul – Izmir

Domestic flight Cappadocia – Istanbul

Istanbul city tour

Istanbul Bosporus cruise

Guided Ephesus tour

Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting

Tour of Pumukkale

Visit the calcium terraces “Cotton Castle”

Antalya old city tour with waterfalls

Guided tour of Konya

Cappadocia tour with underground city & Goreme open air museum

All entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary

All transportation in A/C coach

Professional English speaking tour guide

EXCLUSIONS

 

International flights

Domestic flight Cappadocia to Istanbul on Day 10

Visa Fee

Travel Insurance

Tipping

Optional tours

Personal expenses

Other meals not included in itinerary

HOTELS

 

4-5 STAR HOTELS (Locally Rated)

Istanbul: Ramada Hotel & Suites Golden Horn

Kusadasi: Suhan 360 Hotel

Pamukkale: Pam Thermal Hotel

Antalya: Best Western Khan Hotel

Cappadocia: Luxury Hanedan Cave Hotel

 

In the unlikely event that the listed hotels are fully booked, alternative hotels of the same standard will be used

UPGRADES & OPTIONS

 

UPGRADES:

No upgrades available with this package

 

EXTRA NIGHTS:

Extend your time in Turkey with extra nights pre tour:

 

PRE TOUR:

4 Star Hotel Istanbul – $280

 

Prices are based per room per night and include breakfast & dinner. Please note airport transfers are not included with extra nights.

TOUR INFORMATION

 

VALIDITY:

Voucher valid on selected dates until 3 March 2022

Voucher valid for 1 person, based on twin/double share

Bookings must be made at least 40 days prior to departure

 

RATES:

10 Day Turkey Delight 4 Star package – $1999

 

GROUP SIZE:

Minimum 2 people

Maximum 15 people

 

SINGLE TRAVELLER SURCHARGE:

Single travellers who require their own room will be required to pay the single supplement:

$500 per person

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

Children under the age of 2 travel free of charge using existing bedding

Children aged 2-12 require a child voucher:

Contact MyHoliday2 to purchase

Children aged 13+ require an adult voucher

Child vouchers only apply if in addition to two full paying adults

Maximum room capacity is 2 adults and 2 children (1 in existing bedding, 1 in extra bed)

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

Travel insurance is recommended. MyHoliday2 takes no responsibility for any travel issues that may arise

Day tours included in itinerary may join a larger group than specified

It is the customers responsibility to obtain the correct visa for their destination and cover all fees associated

It is the customers responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport for travel and must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay.

We offer a 21 Day Money Back Guarantee. See refund policy for details

After 21 days from purchase, travel vouchers/tour packages are non refundable

Travel vouchers are non-redeemable for cash

Travel vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer/promotion

Travel vouchers must be redeemed within the validity period or will be deemed void

MyHoliday2 pricing reflects current market rates, so package prices may fluctuate from day to day. This is the nature of the tourism industry, and MyHoliday2 is not obliged to refund you to match any subsequent price reductions after purchase

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