The Lovely Wonders of Turkey Package - 8 Days

Immerse your senses with the 8-Day Wonders of Turkey Tour; explore the old city in Istanbul, taste the variety of fruit wines in Kusadasi & Sirince, and cave churches will be waiting for you in Cappadocia.

Overview

The Wonders of Turkey Package – 8 days

  • Discover more demands in your limited time
  • Flexibility with and without a tour guide
  • Regular tours, with no hidden costs

Additional activities to do during the tour with extra payment.

  • Hammam
  • Hot Air Balloon
  • Turkish Night
  • Paragliding

TRIP TYPE:  Private Tour / Regular Tour

STARTS: Istanbul

ENDS: Denizli – Istanbul

DEPARTS: Daily Full Year

GROUP SIZE: Min 2 / Max 30

HOTEL RATING: 4- star

TOUR GUIDE / LANGUAGE: Yes – English

MEALS: Breakfast: 7 / Lunch: 5 / Dinner: 5

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • Please wear comfortable clothes, a hat, sunglasses, and shoes.
  • Take your camera (without professional equipment)

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
  • Please do not forget to carry a headscarf with you for the visit to religious places such as Sultanahmet Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia Mosque.
  • If you cannot find the service you need please contact our dedicated team to advise of your requirements.
  • Please take always a passport

Highlights

  • Istanbul Old City, Bosphorus Cruise, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Underground City, Goreme Open Air Museum.

Itinerary

Day 1
Istanbul - Arrival Day

Meeting with a member of our team at Istanbul Airport and getting the transfer to the hotel. You can relax or explore the region by yourself for the rest of the day.

Day 2
Istanbul City Tour

The Istanbul city tour package will start at the Old City after a delicious breakfast. Hippodrome is the main rota that was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List in 1985 and the living heritage of both Byzantines and Ottomans can be seen. Around Sultanahmet, The German Fountain -which was gifted by German Emperor Wilhelm II in 1898-, the Obelisk of Theodosius – nearly 3,500 years old, was brought to the Hippodrome by Theodosius from the Temple of Karnak about in 390- can be seen. Serpent Column -considered that it was at the Temple of Apollo in Delphi before- and the Column of Constantine that was brought from Apollon temple in Rome are other highlighted sites of the tour.

The next stop is the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque). Its breathtaking design is the synthesis of 200-year-old of Ottoman mosque architecture with Byzantine church architecture. The mosque is reflecting majesty and grandeur concepts through its architectural features and its green, white Iznik tiles are fascinating with the blue ornaments of the dome.

Hagia Sophia Mosque which is referred to as the “8th Wonder of the World” is another amazing site that is more than 1,500 years old. The light creates a fascinating atmosphere while flowing inside from the dome windows, combining a colorful, mystic view when it reaches the mosaics on the wall. The lunch break will be around 13:00 before shopping in Asil Efendi where all kinds of authentic gifts can be found such as Turkish tastes, Turkish coffee, exotic spices, herbs, and handicrafts. The tour ends with a hotel transfer.

Day 3
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Flight to Izmir / Kusadasi

An amazing Istanbul Bosporus Boat tour will be waiting for you after breakfast. On the shoreline, you will witness the imposing view of old wooden villas, palaces, fortresses, and small fishing villages. The Ottoman palaces Dolmabahce, Yildiz, Ciragan, and Beylerbeyi will admire you by their elegant architecture with a warm welcome. Ortaköy with its iconic view and Rumeli Fortress which is a well-designed military architecture will be next. After a lunch break in a Turkish restaurant the Grand Spiece Bazaar where you can find authentic goods such as Turkish tastes, Turkish coffee, exotic spices, herbs, and handicrafts. The tour ends with transportation to İstanbul Airport for a domestic flight to İzmir. Transfer from Izmir Airport and check in to the hotel in Kuşadası.

Day 4
Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince

After breakfast, our tour starts in Ephesus. Ephesus ancient city is a 9000 years old city that houses The biggest temple dedicated to Artemis is The Artemision which is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. This guided tour will focus the Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, and Grand theatre House of the Virgin Mary with details on this outstanding example of a Roman port city.

Sirince village’s local 19th-century architecture is well preserved and the village in its reputation goes beyond the borders of the country İzmir. It is famous for its homemade wines that are specially made from different kinds of fruits such as blackberries, blueberries, melons, and strawberries. Here the tour includes wine tasting and learning how to make fruit wine in the wine houses. Plus handicrafts made by local women can be bought and a very famous leather production center will be the next stop. At the end of the tour, we drive back to the hotel.

Day 5
Kusadasi - Pamukkale

After breakfast, we will move to the world-famous marvel of calcite travertines to Pamukkale, the ride is approx 3 hours. Before walking or swimming in Pamukkale’s travertine pools we will have a lunch break. Walking around white calcium terraces and lying in the natural, hot springs’ waters will renew your body. The region at the same time has well-known textile products that and there will be an outlet shopping chance. At the end of the tour, we drive you back to the hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 6
Kusadasi - Izmir to Nevsehir / Kayseri Airport and Cappadocia

After breakfast, there will be a domestic flight from İzmir Airport to Cappadocia. After check-in, the hotel rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia.

Day 7
Cappadocia Underground City & Goreme Open Air Museum

The day starts with an Ozkonak Underground city visit that was built in Idis Mountain where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense and the galleries are connected by tunnels. The Goreme Open Air Museum will be the following destination that can be said that it is the heart of Cappadocia. The region was Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1985 and it hides the churches of Durmuş Kadir, Yusuf Koç, El Nazar, Saklı, Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary) Kılıçlar, Tokalı, and Dark churches. Plus Convent of Monks and Nuns, Chapel of St Basil, and St. Barbara can be seen either with lots of captivating church interior paintings that have reached today. With a few minutes’ walk, Cavusin will be waiting for you and you can explore The Christians who created living spaces for themselves in the fairy chimneys of those fleeing the oppression of the Romans. Lunch will be in Avanos which is the home of pottery dating way back to the Hittites. There will be a workshop visit and shopping chances here that can’t be missed. Love Valley and Devrent Valley where you can see the symbols of Cappadocia Three Beauties. This tour will end approximately at beginning of the evening.

Day 8
Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour

This remarkable tour ends with departing for Cappadocia Airport for a domestic flight to Istanbul in the early morning.

Included Services

  • • Accommodations
  • • National Flights
  • • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary in private
  • • Transfer service during tours
  • • Airport transfers
  • • Transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
  • • Accommodation included dinner

Excluded Services

  • • Beverage during the tour
  • • Tips to the guide and driver
  • • Personal expenses
  • • Visits and services not mentioned in the itinerary
How Can I Book This Tour ?

Please fill out the booking request form. Our team will get back to you. The tour will be confirmed by the Excursions Finder sales department at the reception of the online booking or online payment. Please provide always all the correct information for easy processing.

Reservations and payments?

For Direct Customers
There are so many adventures waiting for you, by reservation, 50% of the total cost is due once the trip and cost have been approved by both parties. The full amount may also be paid at this time. The remaining balance is due upon arrival/check-in. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the trip.

For Travel Agencies
We require full payment of the tour at the time of reservation once the trip and cost have been approved by both Excursions Finder and the Travel Agency. This applies to any of the seasons and guarantees the blocking of the trip.

Cancellation Policy

The deadline for canceling a reservation is as follows:
If payment is made and the customer, due to outside circumstances, cannot make the trip, the reservation can be postponed, without penalty charges, and can be rescheduled at a later date. No changes can be made to the original reservation upon rescheduling.

Deadlines for cancellation with a refund: One (1) week prior to the date of your tour
Last Minute Cancelations
Full payments or deposits will not be reimbursed for last-minute cancellations by either direct customers or travel agencies.
No Show
In the event of a No-Show by either a Direct Customer or Travel Agency, no refund shall be given.
In case of fortuitous events or Acts of God, management will assess the situation and decide upon a course of action. If a reimbursement or discount is agreed upon, the amount will return within the time specified by management. The Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for all/any bank charge that may apply to the transaction.

Methodes of Payment

Reservations will be guaranteed within the down payment for Direct Customers or full payment for Travel Agencies. We accept electronic money transfers, bank deposits, and all major credit cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, and Diners Club.

Payment can be made by sending a scanned copy or clear photo of the deposit slip to [email protected] or WhatsApp at +905323959925 along with the following information:
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Names of those in party
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City of issue of the document
Residence address
Telephone number
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After verifying the information, our sales staff will book the reservation.
For reservations during High Season, fifteen (15) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
For reservations during the Low Season, five (5) business days are required to allow for payment processing after the final quote is agreed upon.
All confirmed reservations with our office, for both Travel Agencies and Direct Customers, will be sent an e-mail containing the trip description, the total cost with the down payment reflected, and a copy of our company policy in regards to cancellation, no show, date changes, etc.

Refunds

The process for refunding a deposit is as follows:
In the event of a refund, the Direct Customer or Travel Agency is responsible for covering any bank charges. 10% of the total payment will be withheld to cover this cost.
The Customer or Travel Agency must submit a written request for a refund along with the reason(s) for the reservation cancellation. Please specify the account number to which the money shall be refunded and the name under which the reservation was made.
Please allow 5 to 8 business days to process the refund request.
If the cancellation of the reserve corresponds to an event, it will be done according to the specifications and conditions agreed by both parties in the contract.

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The Lovely Wonders of Turkey Package