Silk Road Explorer 7 Days

Every Tuesday Guarantee Departures from KUSADASI

Day 1 Kusadasi

Welcome to Kusadasi! Check into your hotel at your leisure and the rest of the day you are free to explore this harbour side resort town. Tonight you meet your tour guide and fellow travelling companions.

Overnight Kuşadası Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (D)

Day 2 Ephesus, Kusadasi

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 before continuing to the former Greek village of Sirince, famous for its fruit wines. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village we learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

Overnight Kuşadası Boutique Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (B, D)

Day 3 Pamukkale, Hierapolis

This morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers.

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

Day 4 Silk Road, Konya

Today we travel the ancient Silk Road visiting Sultanhani Caravansary and the Mevlana museum in Konya along the way. Tonight, don’t miss the optional traditional Turkish folklore evening!

Overnight Cappadocia 4 star Burcu Kaya Hotel (B, D)

Day 5 Cappadocia, Goreme, Underground City

Marvel at the lunar landscape of Cappadocia today as we visit the Goreme Valley Open Air Museum and the fairy chimneys, and explore the many levels of an underground city.

Overnight Cappadocia 4 star Burcu Kaya Hotel (B, D)

Day 6 Ankara

Early morning departure to the nation’s capital, Ankara where we visit Anitkabir, mausoleum of the famed Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before returning to Istanbul.

Overnight Istanbul 4 star Nidya Hotel Galataport (B)

Day 7 Istanbul

After breakfast our tour concludes and we say goodbye to our new friends and are transferred to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

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

Price : 820 USD Per Person / 340 USD Single Supl.

(For a short time !!..)

Tour includes
  • Outbound Airport Transfer - Istanbul
    Atatürk Airport (IST)
    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)
  • 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
  • 6 nights - accommodation.
  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners

Tour Excludes

  • Suggested optional activities
  • Tips - driver and guide
  • Turkish Visa

Available departures

This tour is available every Tuesday from KUSADASİ

This tour is repeated every week on a Tuesday.

Tour review scores and score breakdown

10 / 10

Based on 5 reviews

Guest reviews are written by our customers after their tour of Silk Road Explorer 7 Days.

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Guest reviews

  • Veronica H. McMurtry

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


  • William T. Stallworth

    5 Stars are not enough to describe the excellent trip that this Italy travel agent planned for my husband and me!


  • Russell J. Greer

    In a word, both the trip and and our travel agent were superb.


  • Stephen C. Florez

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


  • Lynn G. Gregory

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