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TURKEY PACKAGE TOURS » 7-day Express Turkey Tour
7-day Express Turkey Tour
If you have little time but would still like to see as many different places as possible, then our 7-day Express Turkey Tour is for you.
Tour itinerary
 Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul
 After arrival at Istanbul Atatürk airport, you are met and taken to a hotel in Sultanahmet for dinner and staying overnight.
 
Day 2: Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel the guide meets you in the hotel lobby for a full day of exploration in the magical city of Istanbul. The tour begins with a brief visit to the 17th century Spice Bazaar, located in Fatih, which is the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. Next you go to Rüstem Paşa mosque, built in 1560 in Eminönü district by the Golden Horn, which is among the city's architectural gems. After that you get on board a boat and take a leisurely cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, dividing Europe and Asia. From the cruise boat you can admire the beautiful sights lining the shores of Bosphorus: mosques, a bridge that used to be the longest in the world and Rumeli Hisar, a massive fortress built by Mehmet the Conqueror in just three months as he prepared to take Istanbul. You can also see the impressive 19th-century mansions of the Ottoman elite and the amazing palaces of Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi and hunting lodges of the sultans. You stay overnight in Istanbul.
 
Day 3: Istanbul- Cappadocia
In the early morning you are driven to Istanbul Atatürk airport to take a flight to Cappadocia. Our driver waits for you there outside the terminal with a sign with your name on it and takes you to Göreme. After check-in to your hotel you are taken on a tour to get acquainted with the wonders of Cappadocia. The first stop is at the famous ‘Three Beauties of Ürgüp’, where you can see the mushroom-shaped rock formations and a panorama of the city of Ürgüp. After that you go to to Mustafapaşa (Sinasos), an old Greek town with its spectacular old houses. Next you visit the quite recently discovered Sobesos excavation site with its beautiful mosaics, next to the village of Şahinefendi. Then you go to Soğanlı, one of the most beautiful and interesting valleys in Cappadocia. After a short walk, which includes visits to several churches, you have lunch in a local restaurant. Next you visit Derinkuyu underground city, the deepest underground settlement in Cappadocia. The last stop is just outside Uçhisar, where you have an opportunity to taste the famous local Cappadocian wines at Kocabağ winery. You stay overnight in Göreme.
 
Day 4: Cappadocia
After breakfast at the hotel you continue touring Cappdocia. The first stop is below Uçhisar castle, where you have a nice view of the castle and the fantastic cone-shaped rock formations surrounding it. The next stop is at Honey (Love) valley panorama where you can admire the most amazing creations of nature, hundreds of phallic-shaped rocks, created over millions of years by wind erosion. Then you go to the village of Çavuşin were you can also see the famous basilica of St. John the Baptist, built in the 5th century. Next you go to Paşabağ, where where you can see mushroom-shaped fairy-chimneys in the middle of a vineyard. Next you have lunch in a local home in Göreme. After lunch you go to Avanos, the centre of pottery and ceramics since 3000 BC and see how traditional local pottery is made there. Then you go to Devrent valley, where you can see different fascinating animal-shaped rock formations. The last stop is in Göreme open air museum with the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in the rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (from 10th to 13th centuries). You stay overnight in Göreme.
 
Day 5: Cappadocia - Kuşadası
After breakfast at the hotel you are driven to Kayseri airport where you take a flight to Izmir. You are driven to your hotel in Kuşadası. After arrival to the hotel you can spend a relaxing day on the beach. You stay overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 6: Ephesus
After breakfast at the hotel you visit the ancient city of Ephesus. First you go to the house of Virgin Mary, a Catholic and Muslim shrine located on Mt. Koressos (Bülbüldağı, "Mount Nightingale") 7 kilometres from Selçuk. Catholic pilgrims visit the house based on the belief that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was taken to this stone house by Saint John and lived there the last years of her life. Next you go to Ephesus, which was first an ancient Greek city, and later a major Roman city. After lunch you visit the site of the temple of Artemis which was one of the seven wonders in the ancient world. After that you go to the Basilica of St John, which was built in Ephesus. You can also visit the Isabey Mosque, built in 1374-1375, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from the Anatolian beyliks. You stay overnight in Kuşadası.
 
Day 7: Kuşadası - Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel you are transferred to Izmir airport for a morning flight to Istanbul. If you give us the details of your departure flight from Istanbul, we can try to book you on the best connecting flight from Izmir. If you wish, you can also book extra nights in Kuşadasi or İstanbul.

Additional comments
• The minimum of 4 people is required for this tour.
• The tour begins with pickup from and finishes with dropff at an airport in Istanbul.
• This tour can be customized and arranged with English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish, Italian or Russian speaking professional tour guide.
• We can customize and modify the tour itinerary to your needs.
• This tour has to be booked at least 30 days in advance

Services included in the price
• All domestic flights listed in the itinerary
• All transfers from and to airports
• Accommodation in a double/twin room in a special class or luxury hotel
• All meals included in the itinerary
• Transport in a comfortable, AC, non-smoking minivan

Services not included in the price
• Beverages during the meals
• Non-mandatory tips
• Personal travel insurance

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