Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel by private car. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
With your own private guide visit the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace (including the harem), and the Turkish & Islamic Arts Museum. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
With your own guide, visit the Spice Bazaar and then enjoy a 2-hour Bosphorus cruise. Take a leisurely lunch, then visit Haghia Sophia Museum, the Basilica Cistern and the Grand Bazaar. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Early morning airport transfer for your flight to Izmir. Then visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. Then visit Ephesus Ancient City, the best-preserved Greco-Roman city in the world. Here you will explore the Agora, Odeon, Celsius Library, Hadrian Temple, Roman Baths, Grand Theatre & Marble Street. After a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she is thought to have spent her final years. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Morning drive to Pamukkale, then lunch. In the afternoon, tour the 'Cotton Castle.' Bring swimwear as you may have time to swim in the Antique Pool (included in price.) Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its theatre and Necropolis. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Morning flight from Pamukkale to Cappadocia (via Istanbul.) Free afternoon to soak up your wonderful hotel and the views form the terrace. Afternoon cooking class available - please ask. Overnight stay in Cappadocia.
* Optional: It is possible to travel to Cappadocia by road, en-route visiting Konya (with a surcharge). Early morning departure for Konya and visit mausoleum of the sufi philosopher Mevlana. Afterwards departure to Cappadocia visiting Caravanserail on the way.
05:00 Hot air balloon flight over Cappadocia (Deluxe Balloon Flight). Drive to the take-off site and have a quick snack and safety briefing while watching the balloon inflate. Then you're off! Soaring over fairy chimneys, and dipping low to skim cave dwellings. This may be your favourite part of your Turkey trip - it will certainly be unforgettable. Celebrate a soft landing with a quick drink, and return to your hotel for breakfast around 8.30am. Full Day Cappadocia Tour - (North). Visit Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monks Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Visit Goreme Open-Air Museum and the natural Castle at Uchisar. Overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Full Day Cappadocia Tour - (South). Visit Derinkuyu Underground City and the beautiful Valley of Ihlara, formerly known as Peristerema. Explore the famous rock-hewn churches and hike 4 km through the valley. On the way back, visit monasteries in Selime Village and a 13th century Caravansaray on the Silk Road. After the tour, transfer to airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Pick up from the hotel according to your flight schedule and transfer to the airport.
B : Breakfast, L : Lunch, D : Dinner,
You can customize this trip with additional days! Slow the pace with rest days in locations of your choice, or add additional sightseeing days along the route.
Enjoy our super deluxe, fully private tour. This is for discerning travellers who want to do it right.
Featuring the incomparable Museum Hotel in Cappadocia and a longer hot air balloon flight with fewer people in the basket.
Enjoy luxury, hand-picked, boutique hotels. Includes your own private guides, drivers and luxury vehicles.
- All accommodation in luxury hotels, including the incomparable Museum Hotel in Cappadocia
- All flight tickets mentioned in the itinerary
- All transfers and transport mentioned, by private luxury vehicle
- All tours conducted with private guide, own vehicle and driver. 90 minute, deluxe hot air balloon flight
- All meals mentioned in the itinerary
- All museum and entrance fees where necessary
- Compulsory insurance by Turkish tourism ministry. This insurance covers you for all of the services bought from us, in case of bankruptcy, insolvency or the liquidation of our agency
- All Local taxes
- International airfares
- Drinks with meals
- Travel Insurance, visas or passports. Tips & Personal Expenses
|Cappadocia||Museum Hotel or similar||Luxury Boutique Cave Hotel||
Museum Hotel or similar
The only Relais & Chateaux member of Turkey, Museum Hotel is set in a unique area of Uchisar with the restorations of historic ruins. This award-winning hotel provides “real” museum experience with its authentic accommodation furnished with priceless antiques. It also features a terrace with panoramic valley views.
Offering views of the valley, the stone or cave units at the pet-friendly Hotel Museum are equipped with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, minibar, safety deposit box and an electric kettle. The private bathrooms include a spa bath.
Eco-friendly Museum Hotel produces natural and hormone-free fruits and vegetables in its ecological garden and daily breakfast is served buffet style with these ingredients. The a-la-carte Lil’a Restaurant serves forgotten Cappadocian dishes as well as modern and classic Turkish dishes on its terrace. Cooking lessons are also offered upon request.
Free on-site parking is available. The centre of Uchisar is 8 km from the property and city centre of Nevsehir is 30 km away. Around-the-clock front desk service arranges airport shuttle services to Kayseri Airport, 50 km away, at a surcharge.
|Istanbul||Hotel House Galatasaray or similar||Luxury Boutique Hotel||
Hotel House Galatasaray or similar
Exclusive hotel set in a 1850s mansion with state-of the-art renovated interior décor. The House Hotel Galatasaray offers luxurious suite accommodation and free Wi-Fi between the Bosphorus and Iskital Avenue.
The sophisticated, air-conditioned rooms of the House Hotel, feature a spacious living area, a walk-in shower and flat screen TVs. The elegant ambience is enhanced by the original walls and the parquet floor.
Guests can enjoy a roof-top lounge bar and a high quality ''butler type'' service.
Located in the old district of Cukurcuma, the House Hotel Galatasaray offers easy access to Istanbul main sights and to both Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen International Airports.
|Kusadasi||La Vista Boutique Hotel or similar||Luxury Boutique Hotel||
La Vista Boutique Hotel or similar
LaVista has an outdoor pool overlooking the Aegean Sea. It features luxurious rooms with private balconies that offer panoramic views of the Seferihisar Bay.
Set in a landscaped garden in Kuşadası, LaVista Boutique Hotel & SPA offers spacious rooms decorated with French Provence touches. They have free Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV and an espresso machine. Each comes with a private bathroom with amenities.
Guests at LaVista Boutique Hotel & SPA can enjoy a sunset at the large poolside sundeck. Staff at reception is available 24 hours a day.
Balıkcı A’La Carte restaurant serves a wide variety of seafood. The bar creates a relaxing atmosphere with drinks and music.
On-site parking is offered free of charge.
|Pamukkale||Doga Thermal Health & Spa Hotel or similar||5 Star Boutique Hotel||
Doga Thermal Health & Spa Hotel or similar
Located in Karahayit, Doğa Thermal Health & Spa offers a spacious garden, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool with free parasols and sun loungers. The property has a physiotherapy clinic on site. Free WiFi access is available throughout.
Rooms here will provide you with flat-screen satellite TV, air conditioning and a balcony. Featuring a hairdryer, private bathrooms also come with a bathrobe and free toiletries. You can enjoy a mountain view and a pool view from all the rooms
At Doğa Thermal Health & Spa you can benefit from facilities like spa, sauna, Turkish bath, hot spring bath, massage treatments and fitness centre at an additional charge. The 24-hour front desk provides room service. Laundry, dry cleaning and ironing services can also be offered upon request.
Daily breakfast is served in open buffet style.
Just wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed our trip! All the people, guides, hotel staff, drivers and travelers were outstanding. Turkey is an amazing country and felt like we were fortunate to see as much of the country as we did. Loved your concept of traveling and wished we could travel like that everywhere. Our next trip is going to France and am wondering if you know of a travel company like yours, that organizes tours the way you do. If so, would appreciate your information. Thanks again for a wonderful trip!
We are back home and we were most satisfied with our tour in Turkey that you arranged for us. The guides were very well informed and also great company. We were very impressed with every thing that we saw and did. There were so many high lights that it is impossible to name any one in particular. We found the hotel in Istanbul most comfortable and the staff very caring and helpful. We were pleased that it was so convenient to every where for as I mentioned John has a mobility issue so we were able to get around easily. Istanbul is one of the great cities of the world that we have visited and we very much hope to return there. We found the Turkish people to be so kind and helpful, starting with yourself, and friendly and fun.
Thank you and your staff for making our trip such a wonderful experience.
It is hard today to think that the lunar landscape of Central Anatolia, indeed Cappadocia, was a major point of trade, defence, political and religious influence.
More so, while the Hittites, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks and Ottomans, have all come and gone with the winds of time, the one enduring sight of the Cappadocia region remains: its lunar landscape.
The Unique Landscape of Cappadocia
The area is famous for its rock formations and fairy-like chimneys that tower over the landscape like latter day wind farms – silently, chillingly, still.
Over thousands of years, the elements has eroded layers of volcanic ash formed by the volcanoes of the local Erciyes, Hasan and Melendiz mountain ranges to form today’s landscape.
When a hard piece of basalt forms on top of a layer of ash, the surrounding ash eventually erodes away but the section under the basalt is protected, leaving behind a conical rock structure with a cap.Read More
Travellers will be struck by the many attractions as they wind their way through Turkey but one memory they can take away and sample is Turkish Delight.
Turkish Delight, a sweet aromatic mass of sweet, is as much a byword of the country as is French wine, Dutch Tulips and Swiss chocolate.
The unlocked flavours when you bite into a Delight are as exotic as a trip through the back alleys of Istanbul.Read More
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