Turkey Travel Itinerary 10 Days
Day 1 -Istanbul to Ankara
Arrival at any time in Istanbul and completion of visa procedures and luggage claim continue to domestic terminal and board the flight to Ankara. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Ankara.
If you are already staying in Istanbul at any hotel, we can arrange the pick up from the hotel to Airport and start the package at any date you may need.
Day 2 Free Time in Ankara-Visit Gordion – Travel to Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel and pick up from your hotel and travel to Gordion which was a Phrygian capital after the collapse of Hittites. Continue to Cappadocia afterwards by land. Enroute we will see the second largest lake of Turkey called the Salt Lake. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 3 Cappadocia Tours and Hot Air Balloon Tour
After breakfast, we will visit the perfect Cappadocia, surrounded by nature and authentic art. Its landscape is formed three million years ago by lava driven by the volcanoes Erciyes and Hasan. We will also have the chance to visit the cave churches and their outstanding frescoes in the museum of Goreme. We will stop to contemplate the fabulous landscapes and the fortress of Uchisar presents us. During the afternoon we will have lunch and visit the popular town of Avanos. Then visit one of the thirty-six underground cities of Cappadocia, formed by Hittites and later by former Christian refugees. Finally, we will make a regular visit to the carpet, onyx and turquoise stones workshops, a place of maximum quality and economic prices. Dinner, transfer to hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5- Cappadocia Konya Pamukkale Travel
Breakfast at the hotel and depart in the morning. Our first destination will be Konya, the capital of the Seljuk Sultans in the 11th century. We will visit the place where the caravans of camels stopped in the route of the silk; the Seljuk Caravanserai Sultanhan. We will also see the Mausoleum of the popular poet Mevlana Rumi and taste the local cuisine for our lunch. Continue driving the route to Pamukkale, the “Cotton Castle”. Check in our hotels. Dinner at the hotel. You can relax in hot springs of your thermal hotels. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 6 Pamukkale-Ephesus and Bodrum
Breakfast at the hotel and check-out to visit Pamukkale, spectacular place unique in the world. We will know the ancient Hierapolis and its ruins of the Roman Empires as well as the Necropolis that contains more than 150,000 tombs. Lunch in restaurant. Drive to Ephesus for 3,5 hour, one of the most cosmopolitan and architecturally valued places in Turkey. We will visit Temple of Hadrian, Trajan’s Temple, Theatre, Celsus Library, The Church of the Virgin Mary were held the Third Ecumenical Council in year 431, among others. Visit of the Basilica of St. John, where St. John the Evangelist was buried. Visit of the House of the Virgin Mary, a place appreciated by the pilgrimage. Transfer to Bodrum in the evening. Overnight in Bodrum.
Full Pension Blue Cruise for 4 Days Marmaris and Bodrum
Day 7-Embark the Cruise Ship
Breakfast at the hotel and have a short walk in Bodrum until your embarkation in the afternoon, known as Halicarnasus, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, where Herodotus was born and King Mausolos was buried. Embark the Gulet yacht and dinner and overnight in Bodrum onboard.
Day 8 Bodrum-Cokertme Bay(Full Pension)
Early in the morning we will head to Çokertme Bay, on the Gulf of Gokova. During the tour we can enjoy the chromatic changes that teach us the deep and clear waters of the Gulf, from a deep blue to a perfect turquoise. We will spend the night aboard.
Day 9 Cokertme-Akbuk- Sogut
Continue along the Gulf of Gokova. We will observe how the colors of the vegetation that limits the coast, presents / displays smooth green shades. When the afternoon arrives, the sea reflects the silhouettes of the mountains facing the setting sun, while at dusk it shines with fluorescence. Full Pension onboard.
Day 10 Sogut-Cleopatra Island and English Harbour
We will travel by boat to the island of Kleopatra via Sogut, where it will be possible to bathe in the cave of the mineral waters that flow from the rocks and which are worth to beautify. We will arrive at the English Harbor, a small bay hidden between a pine forest and the Kiran mountains. We will spend the night aboard.
Day 11- Karacasogut- Marmaris
Breakfast onboard and transfer to Dalaman Airport. Flight to Istanbul. End of our services.