Ancient Turkey Tour 8 – Day

Every Friday Guarantee Departures from ISTANBUL

Day 1  Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is yours, free to explore Istanbul.

Overnight Istanbul-5 star-Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel

Day 2 Istanbul Old City

Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting the Blue Mosque, St Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace and the Hippodrome.
Cruise between two continents on the stretch of water that separates Europe from Asia in the afternoon with an optional ‘Half day Bosphorous cruise’.

Overnight Istanbul-5 star-Dosso Dossi Downtown Hotel-(B)

Day 3 Ankara, Cappadocia

After breakfast we drive towards the nation’s capital, Ankara to visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Ataturk before continuing on to the surreal landscape of Cappadocia.

Overnight Cappadocia-Boutique Cave-MDC Hotel-(B, D)

Day 4 Goreme, Underground City

Today we tour the Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabag, Uchisar Castle and Kaymakli Underground City. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at a carpet village we learn how carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Tonight, don’t miss the optional Turkish folklore evening featuring folklore and belly dancers… a night you won’t forget!

Overnight Cappadocia-Boutique Cave-MDC Hotel-(B, D)

Day 5 Konya, Pamukkale

Leaving Cappadocia we head south along the ancient Silk Road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravansary, before stopping at Konya to tour the Mevlana Museum.

Overnight Pamukkale-5 star-Colossae Thermal Hotel (B, D)

Day 6 Pamukkale, Aphrodisias

Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, the Temple of Apollo, Necropolis, and stroll over the magnificent white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite.

Overnight Kuşadası-Boutique-Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel-(B, D)

Day 7 Ephesus

Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the site of the Temple of Artemis. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and theatre. This afternoon we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before driving to Izmir.

Overnight Kuşadası-Boutique-Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (B)

Day 8

After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends before being transferred to the airport for your onward flight.7

***(B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner)

Price : 1,110 USD 990 USD  Per Person / 410 USD Single Supl.

(For a short time !!..)

  • Inbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • Outbound Airport Transfer - Izmir
    Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the tour
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Tips except driver and guide
  • Entrance fees
  • 7 nights - accommodation.
  • 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners


  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide

Available departures

Every Friday Guarantee Departures from ISTANBUL

This tour is repeated every week on a Friday.

Tour review scores and score breakdown

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Based on 5 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of Ancient Turkey 8 days.

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Guest reviews

  • Christopher M. Ward

    We enjoyed a very memorable and long anticipated trip


  • Norma S. Gold

    This was a fantastic trip - dare I say the trip of a lifetime - and we travel a lot!


  • Edith B. Moore

    Our trip was exactly as we had planned it. Every tour scheduled was exactly as described by our travel agent.


  • Vanessa M. Hyland

    Choosing this agency as my travel company was the best decision I've made all year!


  • Marisol D. Schenk

    I was very impressed by this travel company's personal service and follow through.