Are you willing to make your holidays in Istanbul as the ultimate sightseeing experience? The Fabulous Turkey Tour (is a 7-day tour package) that combines all the must-visit locations around the country in an exciting and fun way. This tour package is ideal for those who wish to explore the most notable sites around the country, and for those who are passionate about history. If you are looking for Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia this tour is also ideal for you.
Day 1: The first day of this excursion starts during the morning. Members of our team will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul with a fully air conditioned and comfortable bus. After a road trip of almost 4 hours, you will arrive at Eceabat and enjoy a tasty lunch.
After the lunch you will proceed with Gallipoli Tour in order to explore the most notable sites, memorials and battle fields of World War I. The region played a key role during WWI as it hosted some of the toughest battles. Accompanied by a tour guide, you will visit Brighton Bridge, the Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery and ANZAC Commemorative Site.
The schedule includes also visits at Mehmetcik Statue, Lone Pine Australian, Memorial, Johnston’s Jolly, Turkish 57th Infantry Regiment Cemetery, The Nek, and the Chunuk Bair New Zealand Memorial. The Gallipoli tour finishes during the afternoon. By that time, you will be transferred to a hotel in Çanakkale so that you can spend your evening.
Day 2: After a healthy breakfast at the hotel, the members of our team will drive you to the first stop of the Troy and Pergamon tour. At first, you will visit an imposing replica of the Trojan horse and learn some interesting facts about it. Them the guide will take you to visit the ancient city of Troy. As you walk around, you will be able to observe the walls and gates of Troy, houses and temples. The tour guide will explain everything you need to know about the Trojan War, the Helen of Troy and the city’s importance.
During this day you will also visit Pergamon so you can admire the imposing Acropolis and the Altar of Zeus. The day tour in Troy finishes during the afternoon and participants will be transferred to a hotel in Kuşadası, one of Turkey’s most known summer destinations.
Day 3: A breakfast will be served at the hotel during the morning. Accompanied by the tour guide, you will be transferred to the exceptional ancient city of Ephesus. The first stop will take place at the Temple of Artemis. This site is listed as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Although there are just ruins now, the guide will offer you an in-depth description of the temple.
After that, you will visit the ancient city of Ephesus. This site is known for its exceptional aesthetics with marble streets, various temples, houses with mosaics and many more. By the end of your visit there, a lunch break follows at a local restaurant. The schedule includes visits at the House of Virgin Mary and Isabey Mosque. During the afternoon you will return back at the hotel in Kuşadası.
Day 4: Before checking out from the room, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel. A comfortable bus will drive you to the starting point of your exploration in Pamukkale. The road trip is approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival, a lunch will be offered at a local restaurant so you can relax and taste some typical recipes of the area.
The first site to visit is the infamous Cotton Cliffs. This natural wonder will take your breath away with its spectacular backdrop. During your time there you can walk around the travertines and learn the therapeutic benefits of the thermal water. After spending some time there you will be taken to the ancient city of Hierapolis for an interesting guided tour.
By the end of the last stop, you will have some free time to explore Pamukkale. Take this opportunity to visit the Cleopatra’s Pool, an ancient thermal pool. During the afternoon, the bus will take you to a beautiful hotel in Pamukkale.
Day 5: In the morning, participants will enjoy a breakfast and check out from the hotel. A comfortable bus will dive you to Konya, where you can enjoy few hours of free time to explore the city according to your interests. During the afternoon, by the end of your free time, a bus will transfer you to a hotel in Cappadocia in order to enjoy your evening and relax.
Day 6: The day in Cappadocia begins with a delicious breakfast at the hotel before proceeding with your exploration in the north side of the region. During this day you will have the opportunity to visit some well-known valleys. The Devrent and Monks Valleys are known for having unique rock formations and imposing fairy chimneys. After that you will visit a pottery workshop and enjoy a lunch at Avanos town.
Your exploration in Cappadocia includes a visit at the infamous Goreme Open Air Museum. For those who wish to enjoy some panoramic views, the last stop of the day will be made at Uchisar Castle. During the afternoon, you will return back at your hotel.
Day 7: For the last day of this magnificent excursion, you will have a breakfast at the hotel and then check out from the room. Members of our team will pick you up from the hotel and drive you towards the starting point of your Cappadocia tour. During this day you will visit some notable valleys, the Red and the Pigeon Valley. In addition, you will also visit the abandoned Çavuşin village to admire the charm of the cave houses. The last stop of this exploration will take place at Kaymakli Underground City.
Your tour in Cappadocia finishes during the afternoon. The bus will transfer you to the airport so you can fly back to Istanbul. During the night you will arrive back to your hotel in Istanbul full of great memories and new images.
Gallipoli – Troy – Pergamon – Ephesus – Pamukkale – Konya – Cappadocia
Most of our guests join this tour for Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride, please also book your balloon tour online.
Are you visiting Istanbul but no plans are on the table? Join an extraordinary and alternative 7-day tour package and get the opportunity to visit well known regions and sites across the country. The Fabulous Turkey Tour is a great option for those who wish to enjoy sightseeing, explore interesting cities, learn the history and engage themselves with the local culture.
Road trip to Eceabat: The first day of this unique 7-day exploration starts during the morning. We will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul and drive you towards Eceabat. The road trip is approximately 4 hours. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
Gallipoli Tour: After the lunch, you will proceed with the Gallipoli tour in order to learn the history of WWI by visiting some of the most notable battlefields, memorials, cemeteries and monuments. During the Gallipoli tour you will visit, among others, the Brighton Bridge, the Beach Cemetery, ANZAC Cove, Ariburnu Cemetery and ANZAC Commemorative Site.
Hotel in Canakkale: The tour finishes during the afternoon and by that time, the bus will transfer you to a hotel in Canakkale in order to spend you evening as you wish.
Breakfast: During the morning, a breakfast will be served at the hotel’s restaurant. Energized and full of excitement, you will be transferred to the starting point of the Troy tour.
Trojan Horse: At first, you will visit an impressive replica of the infamous Trojan horse. The replica has the exact size and design as the authentic one and forma a great backdrop for some photos. The tour guide will let you know interesting details about this horse.
Ancient city of Troy: Accompanied by the tour guide, you will also visit the ancient city of Troy. There, you can observe the houses, temples and the fortification walls of the city. The guide will also explain the history of the Trojan War.
Hotel in Kusadasi: During the afternoon, by the end of the tour, a bus will drive you to a cosy hotel in Kusadasi in order to spend your evening.
Breakfast: For the third day of this magnificent excursion, participants will explore Ephesus. After a breakfast at the hotel, a fully air conditioned bus will drive you towards the first stop of your tour.
Temple of Artemis: The first stop will take place at the Temple of Artemis. This site is characterized as one of the wonders of the ancient world due to its imposing size and design. Nowadays, visitors can only observe the ruins of this temple.
Ancient city of Ephesus: Ephesus used to be the second most important city after Rome during the roman period and was entirely built from marble. Accompanied by the tour guide, you will walk around the marble streets, observe the ancient theatre, admire the enhanced aesthetics of the city and learn its history.
Religious Sites: After a tasty lunch break, you will also visit the house of Virgin Mary. It is located in a peaceful landscape and is the one that Virgin Mary chose to spend her last days. The last stop of the day will be made at Isabey Mosque. It is one of the most important mosques as it features a unique Ottoman architecture.
Hotel in Kusadasi: The Ephesus tour finishes during the afternoon. After that, you will return to the hotel in Kusadasi in order to relax and enjoy your time as you wish.
Road trip to Pamukkale: The day starts with a breakfast and a road trip to Pamukkale. A comfortable and modern bus will drive you for approximately 3 hours towards the first stop of your tour. Upon arrival, a lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Cotton Cliffs: Cotton Cliffs or Cotton Castle as it is also known, will take your breath away with its spectacular natural beauty. The mountain has naturally shaped terraces with thermal water and attracts thousands of visitors every year. You can walk around and admire the serenity of the setting and snap some nice photos during your time there.
Ancient city of Hierapolis: The tour guide will then take you to visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. This site used to be a healing a spiritual centre during antiquity due to the existence of the nearby hot springs. The tour guide will explain everything you need to know about the history of this place.
Free Time: After the sightseeing, you will have some free time in Pamukkale. Take this chance to visit the Cleopatra’s Pool, an ancient thermal pool, where you can swim at an extra cost.
Free day in Konya: After enjoying a breakfast at the hotel, you will check out from the room and continue towards the next stop of this 7-day excursion. A fully air conditioned bus will drive you to Konya city where you will be free to explore the city as you wish.
Hotel in Cappadocia: The free time finishes during the afternoon. After that, a bus will transfer you to a hotel in Cappadocia.
Valleys: The first day of the Cappadocia tour includes visits at some of the region’s most known valleys. More specifically, you will visit the Devrent and the Monks Valley where you will have the time to walk around and admire rock formations and fairy chimneys.
Avanos Town: During this day you will also visit Avanos for a lunch break. The city has a tradition in pottery and during your time there you will visit a pottery workshop. Do not miss the chance to purchase some charming souvenirs.
Goreme Open Air Museum: After Avanos, you will be transferred to Goreme Open Air Museum. It forms the most visited site in Cappadocia and has multiple churches and monasteries carved into rocks.
Uchisar Castle: Before going back to the hotel, a stop will be made at Uchisar Castle. From there, you can enjoy panoramic views over the valleys and take some stunning photos.
Valleys: The last day begins with a breakfast at the hotel and continues with a guided tour in Cappadocia. During the tour, you will visit another two famous valleys, the Red and the Pigeons’ Valley. Admire the beauty of the scenery while enjoying the mystical atmosphere that the valleys have during your time there.
Cavusin Village: The guide will take you to the abandoned village of Cavusin. This settlement has a unique charm and character due to the cave houses that has. The guide will let you know interesting information about the history of this village before going for a lunch break.
Kaymakli Underground City: Your last stop will take place at Kaymakli Underground City. It was constructed in an effort to protect early Christians from invasions. Inside, you can walk and explore the various floors and rooms.
Flight to Istanbul: The tour in Cappadocia finishes during the afternoon. A car will transfer you to the airport in order to fly back to Istanbul. Upon landing, members of our team will be waiting to drive you back to your hotel.