DESTINATION : Wonderful Turkey

Wonderful Turkey

Istanbul, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pamukkale & Cappadocia

No. of Days : 7 days

Tour Code : TURK

Day 1:
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport ( IST ) or to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), Our representative will meet you at the airport. Proceed to your hotel for check in. Transfers will be done based on your flight arrival time. (D)
Hotel:Check In 15:00 hrs.

Day 2:

After breakfast, our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. You will have some free time at the Grand Bazaar. Finaly enjoy dinner during your Bosphorus cruise before you head to you hotel. (B, D*)

Day 3:

Early morning check out and procced to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival proceed for sightseeing. The famous fairy chimneys and fantastic colorful shapes of the landscape, make this region a natural wonder of the world. Relax and explore this historic, wondrous and romantic landscape. (B, D)

Day 4:

Very early departure for hot air ballooning (Optional) once in a life time experience to see amazing and spectacular landscape that has been sculpted by erosion over thousands of years.
After breakfast visit to Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. We will walk through this amazing valley. Thereafter visit Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. After visiting Pasabagi, drive to Avanos which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey. Later proceed to Kaymaklı or Ozkonak Underground cities. Thereafter time to take photos in the neighboring valleys. (B, D)

Day 5:

Early morning, check out and transfer to airport for flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival to Izmir meet you guide and drive to Ephesus. Visit Artemis Temple where is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to Ephesus, walk through history along marble streets lined with some wonderful public buildings, among them The State Agora, Odeon, Memnius Monument, the Temple of Domitian, etc. Later drive to Kusadasi. (B, D)

Day 6:

Drive to Pamukkale for a days excursion. Discovery of Travertine terraces and Hierapolis. The travertine terraces at Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders we ever have seen from various mineral springs in a vast white cliff side, about 200 m overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have dripped down over a series of terraced levels and created a fairyland of bizarre solidified cascades and shell-shaped basins. It looks like creations from snow or like balls from cotton, which gave the scenery the Turkish name Pamukkale (cotton castle): Moreover the water in the basins is changing its color according to how the light enters. (B, D)

Day 7:

This morning check out and transfer to Izmir airport for your flight home. You departure transfers will be arranged based on your flight departure time.
If you wish to travel to Istanbul or any other destination, required arrangements can be made subject to availability and at an additional cost. (B)

Hotel: Check out: 1100 hr

(B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner, D* - International / Turkish Dinner)

  • Book 10 weeks in advance and get £ 40 OFF per adult and child
  • Book 8 weeks in advance and get £ 30 OFF per adult and child

  • Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Bosphorus Cruise
  • Fairy Chimneys, Devrent Valley, Pasabagi (Monk's Valley), Avanos, Kaymakh or Ozkonak Underground cities
  • Artemis Temple, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Pamukkale

  • 6 nights accommodation in 4* hotel with breakfast
  • English speaking local guide during sightseeing where ever applicable
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as per program
  • Private A/C vehicle for airport transfers based on your flight timings
  • Bosphurous Dinner cruise with soft drinks
  • 5 Indian dinners
  • Premium services of Star Tours' representative / experienced local group operator
  • All tips and service charges included
  • *Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Cappadocia & Cappadocia to Izmir (Tickets prices calculated are as on 10/11/22. Supplement charges may be applicable in case of increase in airfare.)

  • Any International Airfare & taxes
  • Visa Fees / Overseas Travel - Medical Insurnace.
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Expenses of personal nature like porterage, drinks, water, laundary etc etc any services not clearly mentioned in the program
  • Anything not mentioned in the above “Price Includes” section

  • Pick up point will be Istanbu Airport
  • Drop off point will be Ismir Airport
  • There are no other pick up points available and therefore you must travel directly to your hotel

     APR - 08, 23 £ 1495 £ 1295
     MAY - 07, 21 £ 1495 £ 1295
     JUN - 11, 25 £ 1495 £ 1295
     JUL - 09, 23 £ 1495 £ 1295
     AUG - 20 £ 1495 £ 1295
     OCT - 22 £ 1495 £ 1295
     NOV - 12 £ 1495 £ 1295
  • Price per person based on 2/3 adults sharing a room
  • Child 2-11 years must share a room with 2/3 adults
  • Max occupancy per room is 3 person (excluding infants)
  • Single supplement will be an additional £ 580

  • We can customise this package to suit your requirements, with hotels / resorts ranging from 3* to 5*category, private / luxurious transfers, extended sightseeing etc. Please contact our sales team for more information.

    Note:We can customize your Turkey tour to suit your requirements, with hotels, extended sightseeing etc. Should you wish to travel on an alternative date, the tour costs will increase depending on your group size/travel date. On the last day of the tour, please ensure your return flight is after 13:00 hours.
    Note:On occasions, due to large events, traffic, logistics & availability of reservations, it may be necessary to change the above itinerary. However, all aspects of the itinerary will be covered. Note:This tour is operated in association with our Local Tour Operator / Partner. Your co-passengers on this tour may / may not be booked by Star Tours.