Economical Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days

Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday,
6 Day
3 City
118 Reviews

Places to Visit

  • Istanbul
  • Grand Bazaar
  • Fairy-Chimneys
  • Kusadasi
  • Cappadocia
  • Ephesus

Tour Program

You will be picked from Istanbul Airport and taken to your hotel. Today there is no scheduled activity, you will meet with our guide next day at 09:30 AM

HOTEL INFO
 
HHK Downtown Istanbul

Location
Located right next to Çorlulu Ali Pasha Madrasa, the hotel is approximately a 5-minute walk from Istanbul city center. This hotel is 200 ..

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Optional Istanbul Tour


    Embark on a captivating full-day tour of the heart of Ottoman and Byzantine history, starting at 09:30 AM. accompanied by our knowledgeable guide.

     

    The day will culminate with a breathtaking Bosphorus Cruise, offering a perfect ending to this memorable experience.

     

    Highlights of the day:

    • Topkapi Palace: Delve into the opulence and grandeur of the Topkapi Palace, where Ottoman sultans once resided. Marvel at the intricate architecture, exquisite artifacts, and stunning views of the Istanbul skyline.

    • Blue Mosque: Step inside the enchanting Blue Mosque, adorned with its famous blue tiles, and immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of this architectural masterpiece.

    • Hippodrome: Journey back in time at the Hippodrome, once the center of Byzantine entertainment and chariot races. Discover ancient obelisks and monuments that tell tales of the city's glorious past.

    • Hagia Sophia: Be awe-struck by the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore its impressive domes, breathtaking mosaics, and the fascinating amalgamation of Byzantine and Islamic influences.

    • Grand Bazaar: Indulge in the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleys filled with colorful stalls, offering a wide array of Turkish treasures.

    As the day draws to a close, board a mesmerizing Bosphorus Cruise, where you can enjoy panoramic views of Istanbul's enchanting skyline, spanning both Europe and Asia. Let the beauty of the city and its rich history leave an indelible mark on your journey through Turkey.

     

    After the cruise, you will be transferred to Istanbul Airport to catch a flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, we will transfer you to your Cave Hotel with breakfast included.

    HOTEL INFO
     
    Grand Isbilir Hotel

    Grand İşbilir Hotel is at the service of you, our valued guests, with 31 clean, hygienic and spacious rooms specially prepared for you and a capacity of 72 beds. The fact that w..

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    For those interested, you will have the option to take an unforgettable hot air balloon tour over the unique landscapes of Cappadocia in the early morning.

     

    Highlights of the day:

    • Devrent Valley: Afterward, the day's tour will commence with a visit to Devrent Valley, known for its extraordinary fairy-chimneys and whimsical rock formations. Witness the natural beauty and learn about the geological history of the region.
    • Open Air Museum in Goreme: In the afternoon, explore the Open Air Museum in Goreme, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover the rock-cut churches and ancient Christian settlements that date back hundreds of years, revealing the rich cultural heritage of the region.

    Return to your Cave Hotel for overnight stay with breakfast included.

    HOTEL INFO
     
    Grand Isbilir Hotel

    Grand İşbilir Hotel is at the service of you, our valued guests, with 31 clean, hygienic and spacious rooms specially prepared for you and a capacity of 72 beds. The fact that w..

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    Today you will "hotel check-out" and then take a flight to Izmir.

    #Some days there might no direct flights between Cappadocia/Izmir , so flights would be connected flight with 1 stop over. 


    Embark on an early morning adventure starting with hotel pick-up at 05:00 AM. Catch an 08:00 AM flight to Izmir, a quick one-hour journey.

     

    Upon arrival, we will whisk you away directly to Ephesus, where you'll step foot at the Magnesia Gate of the Ephesus Ancient City around 10:30 AM.

     

    Prepare to be amazed as you discover the captivating highlights of this historical site.

     

    Highlights of the tour include:

    • Library of Celsus: Marvel at the grandeur of this ancient library, known for its striking facade and intricate architectural details.
    • Temple of Hadrian: Explore the impressive ruins of this well-preserved temple dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian.
    • Hercules Gate: Pass through the monumental Hercules Gate, an entrance adorned with impressive reliefs and sculptures.
    • Grand Theatre: Be awestruck by the sheer size and magnificence of the Grand Theatre, which once accommodated thousands of spectators.
    • The Snake Cult of Asklepios: Learn about the intriguing ancient snake cult associated with healing and visit the ruins of the Asklepion, an ancient medical center.
    • Herm (Marker) of Hermes: Admire the stone marker dedicated to the Greek god Hermes, symbolizing travelers and boundaries.
    • Stone-carving of the goddess Nike: Witness the intricate stone-carving depicting the goddess Nike, a symbol of victory and triumph.
    • Fountain of Trajan: Discover the ancient fountain dedicated to the Roman emperor Trajan, adorned with ornate sculptures.
    • Ruins of Artemis Temple: Explore the remnants of the legendary Artemis Temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
    • St. Mary's House: If desired, visit the sacred site believed to be the house where the Virgin Mary spent her final years.

    After the tour, you will be taken to your hotel in Kusadasi for an overnight stay.

    HOTEL INFO
     
    Ilayda Hotel Kusadasi

    It is located in the most ideal location of Kuşadası, with its unique architecture, dedicated staff and quality service. You can immerse yourself in the blue waters of the Aegea..

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    Optional Istanbul Tour

     

    After enjoying a delicious breakfast at your Kusadasi hotel, prepare for your departure. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul.

     

    Upon arrival in Istanbul, there are no scheduled activities, allowing you flexibility to explore the city at your own pace. However, you have the option to book one of our exciting optional activities for the afternoon.

     

    Choose from a range of experiences, such as:

    • Bosphorus Cruise: Embark on a scenic cruise along the Bosphorus Strait, taking in breathtaking views of Istanbul's skyline and iconic landmarks.

    • Turkish Cooking Class: Delve into the flavors of Turkish cuisine with a hands-on cooking class. Learn how to prepare traditional dishes and indulge in a delicious meal.

    • Turkish Bath Experience: Indulge in a rejuvenating Turkish bath experience, complete with a relaxing massage and traditional spa rituals.

    • Shopping Excursion: Explore the vibrant markets and bazaars of Istanbul, such as the Grand Bazaar or Spice Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the city's bustling shopping scene.

    Or you can enjoy the rest of your day exploring the captivating city of Istanbul, indulging in its rich history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine.

    HOTEL INFO
     
    HHK Downtown Istanbul

    Location
    Located right next to Çorlulu Ali Pasha Madrasa, the hotel is approximately a 5-minute walk from Istanbul city center. This hotel is 200 ..

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    Departure airport transfer and end of our services.


    If you like you can add extra nights in Istanbul to extend your stay.

    Tour Details Tour ID 254

    Turkey's Express Highlights Economically in 6 Days

    The 6 day Turkey tour is an exciting and comprehensive trip that will take you to some of the most popular and culturally significant destinations in Turkey.

    The tour includes visits to Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Ephesus, three of the country's most iconic cities.

    The tour is designed for travelers who want to explore Turkey's history, culture, and natural beauty, all while enjoying the convenience of flights to make the most of their time.


    ✅ Small groups max 15 person 
    ✅ Local Guides 
    ✅ Stress free travel package 
    ✈ Travel by air instead of long bus journeys ✂ If you want to customize this tour please contact, so we can offer you more of Turkey Dream.


    Departures : Sunday, Friday, Saturday


    Departure Place : Istanbul  Airports


    Duration : 6 Days


    Highlights

    • Istanbul 
    • Blue Mosque
    • Grand Bazaar
    • Cappadocia 
    • Goreme
    • Fairy-Chimneys
    • Ephesus 

    When you open the booking form ( after you click make reservation button) you will see optional activities, so you can add them in your tour and you can customize it as you wish.


    Traveling from USA to Turkey? 

    You can add your round trip air tickets from New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, MiamiNewark, San Francisco and Washington Airports to Istanbul.

    ✅Inclusions :

    • Breakfast x 5
    • 5 Nights Accommodations
    • Professional guide
    • Transfers
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Domestic Flight Fares in the itinerary

    Free baggage limits for domestic flights are 1x15 kgs for check in and 1x 8kgs per cabin


    ❌Exclusions :

    • Turkish visas
    • Travel insurance
    • Lunch, Dinner
    • Drinks
    • Optional additional tours or activities 
    • Tips for guide & driver
    • Entrance Fees

    Accomodation hotels are listed in "Tour Program", you can see them.

    If you book 2 people your room will be double room, if you prefer seperated twin beds please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

    If you book 3 people your room will be triple room, if you prefer 1 double + 1 single room please use "Notes and Requests" part in the booking form and inform us.

    In cases other than the above situations, please submit your requests in the booking form use "Notes and Requests"

    What is the Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days tour?

    The Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days tour is a carefully crafted itinerary that offers a condensed but immersive experience of Turkey's most iconic destinations. Over the course of six days, you will explore Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Ephesus, witnessing their rich history, stunning landscapes, and cultural treasures.

    How can I book the Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days tour?

    To book the Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days tour, you can visit the official website of Turco Travel (https://turcotravel.com/tours/turkey-express-highlights-6-days) and follow the booking instructions provided. Alternatively, you can contact Turco Travel directly through their contact information available on the website.

    What are the highlights of this tour?

    The highlights of the tour include visiting the iconic Blue Mosque in Istanbul, exploring the unique rock formations and underground cities of Cappadocia, discovering the ancient ruins of Ephesus. Each destination offers a unique cultural and historical experience.

    Are flights included in the tour package?

    Yes. Domestic Flight tickets in the program are included the price.

    What type of accommodation is provided during the tour?

    The tour package includes comfortable accommodation in well-located hotels. The specific hotels used may vary, but they are typically three or four-star establishments known for their quality and service.

    Is travel insurance included?

    Travel insurance is not included in the tour package. It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance independently to cover any unforeseen circumstances or emergencies that may arise during your trip.

    Is the Turkey Express Highlights 6 Days tour suitable for all ages?

    Yes, the tour is suitable for most ages. However, please note that there may be some walking and physical activity involved during the guided tours. It is advisable to assess your personal fitness level and consult with Turco Travel if you have any concerns.

    What is the group size for this tour?

    The group size may vary but is typically small to ensure a more personalized experience. It allows you to interact closely with the guide and fellow travelers while exploring the attractions.

    Is there free time to explore on our own during the tour?

    Yes, the itinerary generally includes some free time at each destination, allowing you to explore the surroundings, shop for souvenirs, or simply relax and soak in the atmosphere. The tour guides can provide recommendations on places to visit during your free time.

    Are meals included in the tour?

    Only breakfast included.

    Is there a dress code for visiting religious sites?

    Yes, when visiting religious sites such as mosques, it is advisable to dress modestly, covering your shoulders and legs. Women may be required to wear a headscarf inside the mosques, which can be provided if needed.

    What currency should I bring?

    The official currency of Turkey is the Turkish lira (TRY). It is recommended to bring some local currency for small expenses, but credit cards are widely accepted in most tourist areas. There are also ATMs available for cash withdrawals.

    What should I pack for the tour?

    It is recommended to pack comfortable clothing and walking shoes, as there will be sightseeing and walking involved. Depending on the season, you may also need to pack layers and a jacket for cooler evenings. Don't forget essentials like sunscreen, a hat, and a camera to capture the beautiful moments.

    # For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be %20 of the total amount as penalty.

    # If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour without any penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

    # For cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the scheduled activity or service, there will be no refund.

    # If you like to re-schedule the tour date instead of refund. You can re-schedule your tour with only %10 penalty 1 time. And you can tell your new travel date until 15 days of your arrival date. And this re-schedule right is valid 2 years after postponing the actual tour date.

    After you submit your reservation please send copies of passports of all participants, and your arrival/departure airport transfer informations via email [email protected] For further assistance please feel free to call +905434428069

    Comments
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    Lily O.

    Ephesus felt like a journey through time. The well-preserved ruins, such as the Library of Celsus, painted a vivid picture of life in ancient Rome. The Terrace Houses were a hidden gem, providing insight into the daily lives of the city's affluent residents.

    Nolan N.

    Turco Travel's 6-day Turkey tour is a whirlwind of cultural immersion. Istanbul's historic wonders unfolded before our eyes, thanks to our guide Ahmet, who expertly navigated us through the bustling streets, offering insights into the city's rich history and vibrant present.

    Aurora M.

    Embark on a cultural journey at HHK Downtown Istanbul, strategically placed just a 5-minute walk from the city center. Immerse yourself in the historical richness of Istanbul, with the Blue Mosque and Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum a stone's throw away. Comfort awaits with climate control and modern amenities, ensuring a pleasant stay in this vibrant city.

    Leo L.

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    The 6-day Turkey Express tour was a whirlwind of awe-inspiring moments. Istanbul's blend of ancient and modern captivated me. From the historic Blue Mosque to the bustling Grand Bazaar, every moment felt like stepping into a rich tapestry of history and culture.

    Noah I.

    Istanbul's skyline, adorned with minarets, domes, and modern skyscrapers, showcased the city's architectural evolution. The tour's panoramic views allowed us to appreciate the harmonious blend of old and new, a testament to Turkey's dynamic cultural landscape.

    Harper H.

    The tour strategically timed our visit to Ephesus during sunset. The warm hues cast a magical glow on the ancient ruins, creating a surreal ambiance. It was a captivating way to witness the historical splendor in a different light.

    Ethan G.

    Exploring the valleys of Cappadocia on foot was invigorating. The unique rock formations and hidden cave dwellings unveiled themselves with every step. It was a trek through nature's artistry, providing a different perspective of this mesmerizing landscape.

    Zoe F.

    Istanbul's tour included visits to handicraft workshops, where skilled artisans demonstrated age-old techniques. From calligraphy to tile making, witnessing these crafts added a deeper appreciation for the intricate details embedded in Turkish artistry.

    Logan E.

    Our guide, Selçuk, from Turco Travel, added a personal touch to every destination. Whether exploring the cave dwellings of Cappadocia or the ancient theaters of Ephesus, Selçuk's passion for sharing Turkey's treasures made this 6-day tour an enriching experience.

    Ava D.

    The tour's visit to the House of Virgin Mary brought a spiritual element to the journey. The serene surroundings and the historical significance made it a reflective pause in the midst of our exploration, adding a layer of contemplation to the tour.

    Caleb C.

    Delving into the underground cities of Cappadocia was an adventurous experience. The intricate tunnel systems and hidden chambers reflected the region's historical resilience. It was a journey into the subterranean secrets that once provided shelter to ancient civilizations.

    Sophia B.

    The tour exposed us to traditional Turkish music. Whether it was the haunting tunes of the ney or the energetic sounds of the darbuka, each performance conveyed a cultural richness that added a musical dimension to our exploration of Istanbul.

    Benjamin A.

    With Ahmet as our guide, the historical depth of Istanbul came alive. Turco Travel's focus on historical landmarks like Topkapi Palace and the Basilica Cistern, combined with Ahmet's expertise, made it a journey back in time that surpassed expectations.

    Emma Z.

    The Terrace Houses in Ephesus were archaeological wonders. The intricate mosaics and well-preserved structures showcased the opulence of the Roman elite. It felt like walking through a time capsule, witnessing the domestic life of a bygone era.

    Lucas Y.

    Our guide ensured that Turco Travel's logistics were impeccable. Flawless coordination of flights and accommodations allowed us to focus on the sights, creating a stress-free experience throughout the entire 6-day journey.

    Scarlett T.

    The tour included a visit to Göreme Open-Air Museum, where ancient cave churches and frescoes revealed Cappadocia's religious history. Exploring these well-preserved gems provided a spiritual connection to the region's past.

    Carter W.

    Navigating the Grand Bazaar and Spice Market in Istanbul was a sensory journey. The vibrant colors, exotic scents, and the hustle and bustle were an immersion into Turkey's trading traditions. It was a shopper's paradise, offering everything from spices to handcrafted treasures.

    Layla V.

    The sunrise hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia was ethereal. As the balloons soared amidst the dawn hues, it felt like being part of a living canvas. This enchanting experience was undoubtedly a highlight, creating lasting memories.

    Oliver U.

    Turco Travel's well-organized tour, led by Demet, made us feel deeply connected to Turkey's cultural tapestry. From the bustling markets of Istanbul to the ancient streets of Ephesus, every location unfolded as a chapter in the country's rich history.

    Grace T.

    Ilayda Hotel Kusadasi's strategic location not only provides easy access to historical gems but also invites guests to enjoy the serene blue waters of the Aegean. Immerse yourself in both history and relaxation, with the hotel serving as a gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus and nearby cultural landmarks.

    Samuel S.

    The tour surprised us with a hands-on Turkish cooking class in Istanbul. Learning to prepare traditional dishes like kebabs and baklava provided not only a gastronomic delight but also a deeper understanding of the country's culinary heritage.

    Addison R.

    Turco Travel's guide, Gizem, added a layer of mystery to our exploration of Cappadocia. Her insightful narratives about the region's history and folklore turned each site into a captivating story, making the tour both educational and entertaining.

    William Q.

    Ephesus, as a melting pot of cultures, was evident in its architecture. The House of Virgin Mary and the Temple of Hadrian showcased the city's ability to seamlessly blend diverse influences. It was a testament to the interconnectedness of ancient civilizations.

    Sofia P.

    Staying in a cave hotel in Cappadocia was a unique experience. The fusion of modern amenities within ancient rock formations was both comfortable and surreal. It added an extra layer of authenticity to our exploration of this captivating region.

    Nathan O.

    The tour's visit to the Maiden's Tower and a cruise along the Bosphorus showcased Istanbul's stunning waterfront. The juxtaposition of modernity and history along the shores provided a picturesque perspective of this city where East meets West.

    Abigail N.

    Ilayda Hotel Kusadasi, nestled in the heart of Kuşadası, offers a unique blend of architectural charm and dedicated service. With the Aegean Sea at your doorstep, the hotel's prime location allows for easy access to the beach, restaurants, and historic sites like Ephesus, making it an ideal choice for a culturally rich stay.

    Mason M.

    Our guide Meryem ensured that every moment of our 6-day journey was well-timed, making the most of our stay in each city. The seamless transitions between locations and activities allowed us to fully absorb Turkey's diverse cultural offerings.

    Penelope L.

    The tour provided opportunities to buy unique souvenirs in each city. From intricate ceramics in Cappadocia to traditional textiles in Istanbul, these mementos are a tangible reminder of the diverse experiences encountered during this economically efficient journey.

    Elijah K.

    Exploring the ancient theater in Ephesus was a highlight. The scale and precision of the amphitheater were awe-inspiring. The tour's focus on such architectural marvels allowed us to appreciate the advanced engineering of the ancient world.

    Aria J.

    The tour included a stargazing experience in Cappadocia, away from city lights. The clear night sky and the silhouette of fairy chimneys created a mesmerizing backdrop. It was a serene and magical way to end the day.

    Andrew I.

    Engin, our guide from Turco Travel, turned this tour into a delightful adventure. From savoring local cuisines in Istanbul's Grand Bazaar to experiencing the hot air balloon spectacle in Cappadocia, every moment was carefully curated for an authentic Turkish experience.

    Scarlett H.

    Grand İşbilir Hotel, strategically located in Nevşehir Center, provides the perfect base for city exploration. Its proximity to Kayaşehir ensures guests can effortlessly discover the city center and venture into the captivating Cappadocia region, promising a seamless blend of convenience and historical discovery.

    Caleb G.

    Istanbul's nightlife was an unexpected delight. From traditional music venues to modern bars along the Bosphorus, the city transformed after sunset. It added a dynamic and vibrant aspect to the tour, showcasing Istanbul's diverse personality.

    Mia F.

    The tour included visits to local artisans in Cappadocia, providing an authentic glimpse into Turkish craftsmanship. Watching skilled hands create intricate pottery and carpets was not only fascinating but also a chance to support local communities.

    Joshua E.

    As you transition to Cappadocia, Grand İşbilir Hotel stands as a gateway to the region's unique geography and historical wonders. With 31 spacious rooms, it combines comfort and accessibility, offering a delightful resting place for travelers eager to explore both city and historical sites.

    Lily D.

    Turco Travel's Ephesus leg was a historical immersion led by the knowledgeable guide. Walking through ancient ruins like the Library of Celsus was surreal. The tour's balance between education and leisure made it an unforgettable experience.

    Gabriel C.

    Ephesus felt like stepping into a living museum. The Temple of Artemis and the Terrace Houses showcased the city's grandeur. The guides' passion for history brought these ancient wonders to life, making it an educational and awe-inspiring visit.

    Zoey B.

    The six-day duration felt perfect, striking a balance between depth of exploration and time efficiency. The well-crafted itinerary ensured that we didn't miss any major site, making it an ideal option for those with limited time.

    Noah A.

    HHK Downtown Istanbul, a mere stroll from Istanbul's city center, provides a welcoming haven after exploring the city's rich history. The hotel's proximity to the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts ensures an enriching experience, while in-room amenities promise a comfortable retreat between adventures.

    Olivia Z.

    Istanbul's historic layers were intriguing. From the Byzantine relics to the Ottoman influences, each corner had a story to tell. The tour provided a well-balanced narrative, allowing us to appreciate the city's complexity.

    Ethan Y.

    The hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia's surreal landscapes was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The sunrise hues and the vastness of the fairy-tale setting created a magical moment that will be etched in memory forever.

    Savannah T.

    Thanks to Turco Travel, exploring Cappadocia felt like stepping into a fairytale. Our guide expertly navigated us through the unique landscapes of fairy chimneys and underground cities, adding a layer of enchantment to our journey.

    Owen W.

    Turkish cuisine was a highlight. From kebabs in Istanbul to local specialties in Cappadocia, every meal was a delightful discovery. The tour's culinary aspect was a flavorful journey, introducing us to the diverse and delicious world of Turkish food.

    Aurora V.

    Engaging with locals in each city enriched the experience. Whether sipping Turkish tea in Istanbul or sharing stories with artisans in Cappadocia, the tour facilitated meaningful connections, providing a genuine taste of Turkish hospitality.

    Daniel U.

    The tour with Turco Travel was an eye-opener to Istanbul's rich history. Our guide provided fascinating insights into the city's architectural wonders like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. The seamless organization made our exploration truly enjoyable.

    Zoe T.

    The tour's seamless organization made the most of our time. Flights between cities were convenient, allowing us to focus on the exploration rather than worrying about logistics. It truly felt like an economical way to cover Turkey's highlights.

    Jackson S.

    Ephesus, with its well-preserved ruins, was a journey through time. Walking on the marble streets and exploring the Library of Celsus was like unlocking secrets of an ancient civilization. The guide's insights added depth to the archaeological wonders.

    Isabella R.

    Embark on a journey through Turkey's past and present with the 6-day tour, starting in the heart of Istanbul. HHK Downtown Istanbul offers a perfect blend of proximity to historic sites like the Blue Mosque and modern comfort.

    Nicholas Q.

    Cappadocia was a surreal experience. The hot air balloon ride over the unique rock formations at sunrise was breathtaking. The underground cities and rock-cut churches added an extra layer of fascination to this otherworldly destination.

    Ava P.

    The tour kicked off in Istanbul, where the blend of ancient architecture and vibrant markets was captivating. From the Hagia Sophia to the Grand Bazaar, every moment felt like a step back in time, immersing us in Turkey's rich history.

    Amiran K.

    The Economical Turkey Express Highlights 6-Days Tour was a whirlwind adventure, and I enjoyed exploring Turkey's top attractions.

    I'm giving it 4 stars because, while it covered a lot of ground, the pace was quite fast, and I wished for a bit more time at each location to fully immerse myself in the experience.

    Juan L.

    The Economical Turkey Express Highlights 6-Days Tour was an incredible journey through the best of Turkey. This tour provided a well-rounded experience, covering the country's iconic destinations.

    The guide was knowledgeable and added depth to our understanding of the places we visited. The accommodations were comfortable, and the transportation was smooth. If you're looking for a comprehensive and budget-friendly way to explore Turkey, this tour is a 5-star choice!

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