A 10-Day Luxury Tour Of The Stunning Nation Of Turkey
Turkey is a nation that has many beautiful destinations, such as Istanbul, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia. Visitors can view the only three-street village in the world, take exciting hot air balloon flights, sample the wonderful flavors of the nation, and more. The ancient ruins of Pamukkale and bizarre landscapes sweep visitors off their feet. See some of the most stunning sights of the nation with our 10-day luxury tour of Turkey.
Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.
Meet your private guide at Istanbul airport, who will transfer you to your hotel. Set off with your guide on an introductory tour of the city. Stroll around the city's lanes and soak in the city's brilliant vibe, culture, and architecture. Relax and enjoy some coffee at one of the various bistros that line the city. Following that, enjoy a lavish dinner at a premium restaurant before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 2: Explore Istanbul
Today, discover the amazingly beautiful Aya Sofya, which is believed to be one of the greatest buildings in the world. In 537, this building was built as a Church, later converted in 1453 as a mosque. In 1937, it was declared a Museum. Then, visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Topkapi Palace. For around 400 years, the Topkapi Palace has been the Ottoman Empire's court. These are the oldest edifices to survive to date. Since 1985, this edifice has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Day 3: Roaming in Istanbul
Today, peek at the Sleymaniye Mosque. The most noteworthy thing about this place is its perfect location, atop the highest hill. This stunning mosque is a place you cannot miss seeing when you are here. Then, explore the stunning architecture of the Sultanahmet Camii Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque. Following that, we journey to the Galata Tower. This 67-meter-tall building is considered one of Istanbul's most stunning landmarks. Climbing atop the Galata Tower balcony will give you a wonderful view of the entire city.
Today, enjoy an early breakfast before your guide drives you in a private vehicle to Pamukkale. Upon reaching, be transferred to your resort. Then, start exploring the beauty of this calming land. The most interesting thing about the place is that it is just a three-street village. Mingle with the locals and enjoy their culture, customs, and legends. Then, relish some of the delicious local delicacies at a posh eatery.
Day 5: Enjoy Pamukkale
Discover the peculiar natural phenomenon for which Pamukkale is famous. The village's name has been derived from the gleaming white calcite shelves that look wonderful with warm mineral-rich waters. In the second century BCE, Hierapolis was found to be a thermal spa. Hierapolis, in Greek, means a sacred city. It gradually got converted into a healing center. Here, doctors used thermal pools for treating their patients. View the ancient ruins, including columned streets and baths, a temple, a sprawling Necropolis, Basilica, Latrine, and an amphitheater.
Day 6: Journey up to Cappadocia
Today, have an early breakfast before your guide drives you in a private vehicle to Cappadocia. Be transferred to your resort and relax. Then, set out for an introductory tour of the city. Soak in the beautiful culture and architecture of the place. Relax at one of the coffee shops and watch the people go by. Following that, enjoy a luxurious dinner at a premium restaurant before retiring to your resort for the night.
Day 7: Discover Cappadocia
Embark on an exciting hot air balloon ride for which Cappadocia is famous worldwide. Soak in the views of some of the most spectacular landscapes as the balloon rises. After that, explore the perfectly shaped terrains here that result from erosion over thousands of years. Wonder at the beauty of these terrains that have formed naturally over time.
Day 8: Strolling in Cappadocia
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Rock Sites of Cappadocia and Greme National Park. The Rock Sites are the locations of various caves and tunnels carved from soft rocks by humans. Then, visit the Greme National Park and view the stunning natural surroundings present in this place. Enjoy a lavish picnic spread in the lush green grass before exploring the place more.
Day 9: Going Back to Istanbul
Today, visit the Grand Bazaar, the nation's largest covered market since its construction in 1461. Enjoy browsing through the local artifacts and souvenirs present here. Then, enjoy some incredible coffee and Turkish sweets at Hafiz Mustafa. Munch on a cup of Turkish coffee and some local dessert here. Finally, relish the delectable street food present in the city. It includes Simit, a freshly baked, molasses-dipped, and sesame-crusted bagel. Other delicious items are the Kestane Kebab, roasted sweet chestnuts, and Balik Ekmek freshly caught mackerel and salad in a crusty white baguette.
Day 10: Departure
Today, your private guide will transfer you to the airport for your international departure.