"Best of Turkey" Small Group Tour
- An excellent English speaking guide with very comfortable newer model vans.
- Short domestic flights that allow you to spend more time in these amazing regions and less time on long 10+ hour transfers.
- Hotels that are a mix of hand picked high quality boutiques with authentic Turkish charm and rooms that are hand picked by our owners.
- Breakfasts are included but we like to give our guests the freedom to choose most of their Turkish savory cuisine for lunch and dinner.
Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival and Orientation
Day 2: Istanbul - "Old City" Sultanhamet Tour (Hagia Sofia, Blue Mosque, Bascilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar
Day 3: Istanbul - Bosphorus Boat Trip, Topkapi Palace, Spice Market
Day 4: Cappadocia - Direct 1 hour morning flight to Cappadocia/Afternoon at leisure (optional culinary, wine tasting, shopping, or hiking)
Day 5: Cappadocia - Ortahisar Village, Uchisar Fortress, Red Valley
Day 6: Cappadocia - Goreme Open Air Museum, Zelve, Kaymakli Underground City, Fairy Chimneys, Pasabag Tour
Day 7: Ephesus Region - Flight to Izmir/Sirince Village Tour and some time at leisure
Day 8: Ephesus Region - Ancient Ephesus, St. John's Basilica, and Virgin Mary's House
Day 9: Ephesus Region - Pamukkale and Hierapolis (option swimming in hot springs)
Day 10: Return Flight back to Istanbul in time to connect with your international flight (or add some optional private touring)
PRICING: $2,950 (PER PERSON) W/ SINGLE EXTRA $750 (if 1 in a room)
INCLUDED: All airport transfers, Hotels mentioned below (upgrades available upon request), All breakfasts, All museum entry fees, Transportation in non-smoking minibus, Excellent English speaking guide, All domestic flights, Basic Travel Insurance
NOT INCLUDED: International flights, visas, tips to guide and driver, luxury hotel upgrade, and personal items
OPTIONAL: We can arrange private tours before or after the small group tour as well as any touring additions such as a Cappadocia Balloon trip
LUXURY HOTELS FEATURED:
Istanbul: Ottoman Imperial, Sultanhan, Sultania, Sirkeci Konak, Darusaadde, and Golden Horn Sultanhamet (highest luxury hotels: Four Seasons, Old City Hagia Sofia)
Cappadocia: Sira Cave Hotel, Gamirasu, Yunak Evleri, Perimasali Cave Hotel, Sultan Cave Suites (highest luxury hotels: Museum Cave Hotel, Argos Hotel)
Ephesus Area: Nisanyan Evleri or Markiz Konaklari (Sirince Village), La Vista, Charisma, Korumar, Kismet