8 Days Best of Turkey Tour Package

8 Days Turkey Itinerary which is also called Best of Turkey  and Turkey Tours is quintessential for those in search of free as a bird travel style. This way of travel enables to choose your dates, change of tour itinerary as you wish and even extension with Greek Islands tours

This is an individual Turkey travel itinerary ideal for those travelling with their friends or family at own pace. You will participate in our day trips in the region with our experienced local guides to make the most of your holiday.However this is a holiday we need to warn you that most wake-up calls will be early due to early departures of some excursions such as hot air balloon tours to Cappadocia is before sunrise. If you have lesser time then we can also offer you Istanbul and Cappadocia tour itinerary

8 Days Turkey Tour Itinerary

1st Day-Travel to Istanbul and Free Time

2nd Day-Private Tour of Istanbul Old City

3th Day-Scenic Cruise on the Bosphorus and Spice Bazaar/Flight to Cappadocia

4th Day-Optional Balloon Tour and Guided Excursion of Cappadocia

5th Day –Tour of South Cappadocia – Balloon Tour in Cappadocia

This package can also be changed with Pamukkale and Ephesus instead of Ankara and Troy

6th Day-Ankara City Panoramic Tour and Flight to Canakkale 

7th Day-Tour of Troy / Tour of Gallipoli Battlefields

8th Day- Free Time in Istanbul- End of Turkey Tour

1st Day-Travel to Istanbul and Free Time(No Meal)

Meet the team in the Istanbul airport upon your arrival and private transfer to your selected hotel. Check-in to your room and have some rest. If your time is within Office hours, one of our agent will pick you up and bring to our Office to pay the balance and receive your documents as well as brief info about country and your package tour. If not, just relax tonight as you will have a busy day tomorrow. You can walk around your hotel to seek out where you can taste your first Turkish meal in a cafe or restaurant nearby your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

2nd Day-Tour of Istanbul Old City(Breakfast-Lunch)

Ready to enjoy a full day walking tour of Istanbul right after having your open buffet Turkish breakfast? You will have an opportunity to see the fascinating contrasts of history and today, which makes Istanbul a unique place for numerous emperors since the past. Commence our trip from the Hippodrome Square where sport competitions used to take place during Romans. Continue to 17th century Ottoman Mosque with its six minarets touching to skies also known as Blue Mosque by non-muslims due to its blue İznik tiles within. Right across the blue mosque we will visit legendary monument of Byzantine era the, St.Sophia Mosque and Museum ( exterior visit and narration). Lunch in a Turkish Restaurant and afterwards we will pay a visit to Topkapi Palace and finish our day wandering the labyrinth streets of Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul

3th Day-Scenic Cruise on the Bosphorus and Spice Bazaar/Flight to Cappadocia

Breakfast at the hotel and meet your guide and join the small group tour. We will commence today by visiting the Spice Market which is located in Eminonu district. Continue to pier and board the boat and sail over the river that connects Marmara and Black Sea known as Bosphorus. There are 3 bridges over the Bosphorus and we will be passing under two of them. Our tour finish in the noon time and you are free to explore city self-guided until your transfer to airport for your flight to Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast

4th Day-Optional Balloon Tour and Guided Excursion of Cappadocia

Early in the morning before dawn, you can participate the balloon ride over Cappadocia. Return to hotels about 1,5 or 2 hours before your day trip departure at 09h30. You will have enough time to have a shower and breakfast at the hotel. During this trip the more you visit Turkey the more you believe you should come again and again every year to explore more to our country of fascinating contrasts. Departure for the 1st day excursion at 09h30 with our guide in small group and visit Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos(Vanessa), Pottery Workshop for enjoying demonstration by a craftsman on a Hittite style kick wheel. Lunch will served in a local Turkish Restaurant. Continue to Goreme Open Air Official Museum. Finalising our day back in your hotel in Goreme. Free time and overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

5th Day -Tour of South Cappadocia – Balloon Tour in Cappadocia

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before you kick off for your second day trip. You can pack up your luggages and leave them in the reception. Departure from the hotel and start our day trip with a 3 km hiking in red valley. You would leave no stone unturned on this journey through Cappadocia. During this slow hiking you will have a chance to see many hidden cave dwellings and natural formations while ending up our trail in Cavusin Village where you can picture the oldest church in the region dedicated to St.John. Lunch in a local restaurant and continue paying a visit to underground city of Kaymakli which is considered as the architectural masterpieces of Hittite people dug in the ground almost 3000 years ago. We will see their ventilation shafts, round stone doors for protection from enemy attacks, winery and much more. Photo and Tea break in panoramic point over pigeon valley. Return to our hotels. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

6th Day-Ankara City Panoramic Tour and Flight to Canakkale 

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up before noon to travel to Ankara. We will stop by the 2nd largest lake of Turkey for a short time and after arrival start a panoramic tour of Ankara where you can visit old city and some local markets and have lunch in a local restaurant. Transfer to airport at 22h00 for our mid night flight to Canakkale. Arrival and transfer to your hotel overlooking the Dardanelles. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

7th Day-Tour of Troy / Tour of Gallipoli Battlefields

Open buffet breakfast at the hotel. Check out from your room. Meet your guide at the lobby and head out to Troy which is half an hour distance from Canakkale. The town of Troy is known by Homer’s Iliad and almost old settlements are scattered in wide area dates back 4,000 years of archaeological evidence that was only discovered within last century. After our lunch start to explore the battlefields and graveyards of Gallipoli with the assistance of our local guide. At the end of the day we will ride the ferry boat and cross the Dardanelles and reach to Canakkale again. If time permits, we will offer you some free time to have your dinner and explore the center of this beautiful city. While you are here, you will realise that Istanbul is not the only city on earth that is located on both sides of Asia and European continents as commonly known. We will cross the Dardanelles and get to the European continent town of Canakkale called Ecebabat. Then, continue driving to Istanbul for about 4,5 hour. Enroute we will stop in a road side facility for personal needs and a quick dinner. Arrival in Istanbul at midnight. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Note: We in principle prefer not to organise journey more than 2-3 hours by land but there are some exceptions such as Cappadocia to Ankara and Canakkale to Istanbul due to lack of direct flights in between.

8th Day- Free Time in Istanbul- End of Turkey Tour

Breakfast at the hotel and free time until 3 hours before your transfer to airport. End of our services.

Note:Return flight from Cappadocia may be exchanged with any other domestic destination of Turkey if you would like to extend your holiday with Izmir or Antalya with additional cost if any. Please kindly inform your sales agent to get a proper quotation with your dates and availability.

Price: 1780 USD per person in double or triple room and 220-250 Euros for balloon tour per person. ( Balloon Ride Prices fluctuate a lot in Cappadocia during summer season. We are trying our best to offer the most possible price for our guests prior to their arrival)

Package Includes;

✓ Domestic Flight Tickets in Economy Class with 15 kg luggage allowance

✓4 Star Quality Hotels with Breakfast

✓English Speaking Guide Escort during day trips

✓Cappadocia to Ankara by Private Car and Driver

✓ Lunch, Entrance Fees to Museums, A/C Minibus

✓ Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfers shared or private

✓Local Taxes- No Hidden Costs


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