Western Turkey Tour – 12 Days

Western Turkey tour is 12 days and 11 nights small group or private package. The tour includes Turkey’s famous 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Istanbul (The old City), Troy, Pergamon, Ephesus, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale (Hierapolis), Antalya, Perge, Aspendos, and amazing Cappadocia are the highlights.

You will travel to see stunning natural landscapes, fascinating sites, and great history during the Western Turkey tour. Above all, a professional licensed tour guide will be available for the whole time. Our guides have years of experience, in-depth knowledge and are fluent in English.

All entrance fees of museums and sites are included. All breakfasts, most lunches, and dinners are included. We use centrally located, high quality 5 and 4-star quality hotels during the Western Turkey tour. All our tour vehicles are air-conditioned, comfortable and the latest model. There is no extra or hidden cost in our packages.

This tour can be organized privately. Please contact us for more information.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 12 days & 11 nights
  • Countries: Turkey
  • Experiences: Cultural, Historical, Natural
  • Ages: 15+
  • Starting Point: Istanbul
  • Ending Point: Istanbul
Introduction

Private or small group guided in-depth Turkey tour for 12 days and 11 nights. The tour starts and ends in Istanbul.

DAY ITINERARY

Arrival to Istanbul Airport and private transfer to your hotel. Distance to travel: 45 km.

  • 4 Star Double Tree by Hilton Sirkeci Hotel or similar in Istanbul

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Visit the Hippodrome, venue of horse chariot races, the Blue Mosque, see beautiful blue tiles, Topkapi Palace and its Harem, home of Ottoman sultans, Hagia Sophia, the best Byzantine architect and mosaics, explore the Grand Bazaar, which hosts over 3,000 shops. Distance to travel: 10 km. Meal: Breakfast and lunch.

  • 4 Star Double Tree by Hilton Sirkeci Hotel or similar in Istanbul
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Gallipoli including World War I memorial of ANZAC Cove, Chunuk Bair and Lone Pine Cemetery, crossing Dardanelles and brief visit to city of Canakkale. Distance to travel: 320 km. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 4 Star Akol Hotel or similar in Canakkale.
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: The legendary city of Troy, replica of the Trojan horse and ancient hospital complex of Asklepion in Pergamon. Distance to travel: 390 km. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 4 Star Marina Hotel or similar in Kusadasi
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: The house of Virgin Mary, the incredible city of Ephesus and its colossal Greek Theatre, the Marble Road, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Diana, the basilica church and tomb of St. John. Distance to travel: 150 km. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 4 Star Marina Hotel or similar in Kusadasi
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Aphrodisias, the city of art and beauty, dedicated to the Goddess Aphrodite, Laodicea, it is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation, Pamukkale or Cotton Castle in Turkish, it is worldwide famous for its white calcium travertine, Hierapolis, the ancient necropolis (city of the dead), Pluto’s Gate or Door to Hell, stay in a spa hotel, where you can swim in the heated pools of enriched mineral water. Distance to travel: 290 km. Meal: Breakfast and dinner.

  • 5 Star Hierapark Hotel or similar in Pamukkale
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Salda lake, Burdur Archaeology Museum and Sagalassos, it is one of the best-preserved ancient cities in Turkey. Distance to travel: 290 km. Meal: Breakfast and dinner.

  • 4 Star Hotel in Antalya.
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Visit to Perge, the place where most of the statues that are on display in Antalya Museum were unearthed and then proceed to Aspendos that bears one of the best preserved Roman theatres in Anatolia. We will visit Antalya Archaeology Museum and the old city in the afternoon. Distance to travel: 60 km. Meal: Breakfast and dinner.

  • 4 Star Hotel in Antalya.
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Konya, the Whirling Dervish Museum, exhibition of Dervish costumes, instruments, illuminated manuscripts and various ethnographic artifacts, the Karatay Madrasa, a 13th century school, now a museum displaying historic ceramics and archaeological relics. Distance to travel: 490 km. Meal: Breakfast and dinner.

  • Cave hotel in Cappadocia.
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Hike in Ihlara Valley and visit the best preserved Selime Monastery, explore Derinkuyu or Kaymakli underground city, see Uchisar rock castle, Pigeon Valley, visit Red Valley andLove Valley. Distance to travel: 280 km. Meal: Breakfast and lunch.

  • Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.
  • 09:00-18:00

Highlights and visit sites of the day: Optional hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia early in the morning. Cappadocia, unique landscape of volcanic rock formations, amazing underground churches and cities carved into the rocks by early Christians, going off the tourist track and visit small villages and discover the unknown parts of Cappadocia. Visit Magic Valley, Zelve Open Air Museum, Monk’s Valley and Goreme Open Air Museum, enjoy local cuisine, lunch in Avanos, its also known as potter’s town, visit local workshops to see handcrafts. Distance to travel: 60 km. Meal: Breakfast and lunch.

  • Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.
  • 09:00-18:00

We will transfer you Cappadocia airport in the morning to fly Istanbul. Distance to travel: 45 km. Meal: Breakfast.

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INCLUSION

4 and 5-star hotel 

Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul.

English speaking licensed professional tourist guide.

Meals as per itinerary (11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 7 dinners).

Airport Transfer.

Private Vehicle

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Entrance fees

Local taxes

EXCLUSION

Information & FAQ

We organize our own tour programs trusting and believing in our experience and knowledge. We specifically focus on small group tours to provide interactivity therefore,  our tours accept a maximum of 12 travelers. Believing that the preferences shape the qualiıty of our lives, we are working with expert guides to increase contentment. We are ready to give you 24/7 support

To be able to organize a small group tour we need at least 2 bookings. Maximum number of people is 12

You may have reservation but before your reservation, you should e-mail us about the tour you would like to join and the date of it, please. info@mywayturkey.com

We get a 25% deposit of the whole tour price during the reservation. The rest you may pay cash or credit card to the guide when you come to Turkey.

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