Fantastic Turkey

Visit the must-sees of Turkey with the 6-day Fantastic Turkey tour. Uncover Istanbul and it’s unique beauty as you discover the old town. Hop on a Bosphorus cruise and soak in the beautiful city while sipping your cocktail. Witness the unique beauty of Cappadocia as you delve into underground cities, walk UNESCO Heritage open-air museum and climb fairy-chimneys. Take off on a balloon ride over the gorgeous valley before driving to Pamukkale. Dip your feet in thermal pools made of “cotton”. Then catch a flight to Istanbul to save time and travel in comfort.

Duration

Destination

Start/Ends in

6 Days

Turkey

Istanbul / Istanbul

Hotels

Group Size

Age Requirement

5 & 4 Star

13-35 People

18+

Trip Rating

Trip Theme

Departs

4.8

9 reviews

Discovery,Overland

June to September

Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit three of Turkey’s most iconic and unmissable destinations on a 6-day adventure with airport transfers on Day 1 of tour. Plus, all breakfasts and three dinners included.
  • Travel in private air-conditioned coaches, stay in 5 & 4-star hotels and enjoy an included domestic flight to save on travel time between Pamukkale and Istanbul.
  • Get amongst the hustle and bustle of Istanbul! Wander through the historical heart of the old town with your local expert guide, visiting the iconic Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and hidden local gems.
  • Explore the underground cities and breath-taking scenery of Cappadocia’s world-famous fairy chimneys.
  • Snap the ultimate Insta-worthy pics at the cotton-like natural springs of Pamukkale.
  • Shape your adventure the way you’d like with optional activities – From hot-air ballooning over Cappadocia, to experiencing a traditional Night Show, a Bosphorus River boat cruise or relaxing like a local with a traditional Turkish bath experience.
  • Would you rather take the scenic route back to Istanbul? Check out our 8-day Highlights of Turkey tour with additional stops in Kusadasi and Izmir.

Sights Visited on This Tour

Blue Mosque

The exterior features a beautiful cascade of domes and six minarets and blue Iznik tiles adorn the interior giving the building its unofficial but commonly used name.

Cappadocia

A region of exceptional natural and man-made wonders. Take the chance to discover underground cities carved into rock, fairy chimneys and many more...

Hagia Sophia

The Hagia Sophia, among the Seven Wonders of the World, awaits you with all its magnificence. The hundreds of years old structure will fascinate you on sight.

Istanbul

Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here.

Pamukkale

Home of the world-famous travertines, the cotton castle. You will witness the unusual and beautiful scenery just near the ancient city of Hierapolis.

Topkapi Palace

Home of the Sultans, heart of the Ottoman Empire… Roam through the royal palace of the Ottomans and follow their footsteps to see their most valued treasures.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

5 and 4 star hotels

Meals

5 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Transportation

A/C coach or mini-bus, Domestic flight.

Airport Transfer(s)

From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Flight

Domestic Flight between Pamukkale and Istanbul

Sightseeing

Blue Mosque Hagia Sophia Topkapi Palace Museum

Derinkuyu Underground City Goreme Open Air Museum Cavusin & Pigeon Valley

Uchisar Ihlara Valley Pamukkale White Terraces

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

All prices are per person, based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers not wishing to pay a single supplement will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender.  
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.
Please use the promo code GVMEXT5 at checkout for an extra 5% discount on the listed rates.

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Budgeting for This Tour

Istanbul

Topkapı Palace

100 TRY

Blue Mosque

Free

Hagia Sophia

Free

Cappadocia

Underground City

50 TRY

Goreme Museum

100 TRY

Pigeon Valley

Free

Pamukkale

White Terraces

80 TRY

Ephesus Ancient City

100 TRY

Canakkale

Asklepion Ancient City

45 TRY

Troy Ancient City

50 TRY


525 TRY ( Approx. US$70 )

The Turkish Lira is the currency of Turkey. While every person has different spending habits, we have estimated your average daily expenses to help out with the planning. Please find below in USD the approximate spending to expect for meals not included and more.

Meals

Lunch at restaurant

US$ 5-7 

Dinner at restaurant

US$ 10-15 

Sandwich at a stall

US$ 1-2

Simit - Turkish Bagel

US$ 0.15 

Drinks

Bottle of water

US$ 0.15 

Coffee

US$ 1-1.5 

Tea

US$ 0.5-1 

Bottle of beer

US$ 2-3

Tipping

Tipping good service is common in Turkey, typically ~ 10% for a restaurant meal. No need to tip taxi drivers, however you can round up the fare for convenience. Your guide and driver would also appreciate this kind of traditional gratitude at the end of your tour.
With plenty of markets, stores, shops and bazaars to choose from you’re able to discover a wide range of beautiful unique crafts, textiles, jewellery, clothing and furniture. Turkey is also home to the Grand Bazaar; the biggest old covered bazaar in the world, with over 3,000 shops of all kinds. Haggling is also part of the experience, so brush up on your skills. Turkey is especially known for its:

Pottery & Ceramics

Cappadocia

Famous for its fertile lands and other-worldly landscape, the volcanic soil of Goreme, Cappadoccia has allowed for marvellous works of pottery for centuries. A perfect souvenir that comes in many shapes and sizes! Prices may range from 1 to 100 USD.

Hand-woven carpets

Cappadocia

Famously known for its high-quality hand-woven carpets, it might be the best souvenir to give yourself or to a loved one… Prices may range from 100 to 1000+ USD.

Evil-eye Talisman

Countrywide

Believed to ward of the evil, these bright blue eyes of glass (Nazar Boncugu) are found in many sights visited and come in various sizes as decorative items, keychains and more. Prices may range from 0.50 to 50 USD.
How to budget
Entrance Fees To The Sights

Topkapı Palace: 100 TRY

Blue Mosque: Free

Hagia Sophia: Free

Underground City: 50 TRY

Goreme Museum: 100 TRY

Pigeon Valley: Free

White Terraces: 80 TRY

Ephesus Ancient City: 100 TRY

Asklepion Ancient City: 45 TRY

Troy Ancient City: 50 TRY

Total: 525 TRY

(Approx. GBP 50)

How to budget
Optional Activities

Hot Air Ballooning: EUR 130

Turkish Night: 160 TRY

Turkish Bath: 130 TRY

Bosphorus Cruise: EUR 10

How to budget
Personal Spending

The Turkish Lira is the currency of Turkey.

Please find below approximate prices in USD to give you an idea.

- Coffee: USD 0.50

- Sandwiches: USD 0.50 - 2

- A bottle of beer: USD 3

- Mid-range restaurant meal: USD 10

How to budget
Shopping

Whilst on a Turkey tour, experiencing the shopping scene is a must. With plenty of markets, stores, shops and bazaars to choose from you’re able to discover a wide range of beautiful unique crafts, textiles, jewellery, clothing and furniture.

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Turkey is also home to the Grand Bazaar; the biggest old covered bazaar in the world, with over 3,000 shops of all kinds. Haggling is also part of the experience, so brush up on your skills.

Accommodation

LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
Istanbul
5 Star

Hotel continues its deep meaning that coming from its history which is adjacent to the most important historical monuments of the city, is the only five-star hotel in the region.

HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
Pamukkale
4 Star

This hotel is located in Karahayit regions where is famous with it's mineral hot waters and this hotel offers an absolute relaxation with it’s hot thermal pools & spa center.

AVRASYA HOTEL
Cappadocia
4 Star

This is a very special place in Cappadocia which has been shaped by magic hands of nature. The hotel is in the intersection of the real world and the world of fairies. Also in a very good location.

Accommodation
Istanbul
LEGACY OTTOMAN HOTEL
5 Star
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Pamukkale
HIERA PARK DELUXE HOTEL
4 Star
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Cappadocia
AVRASYA HOTEL
4 Star

Tour Reviews

At Travel Talk we do not only strive to provide excellent value for premium adventures but also to exceed expectations in every aspect of our trips, which is reflected in an enviable 98.2% customer satisfaction rate in 2019. Thanks to the invaluable feedback of our incredible travellers, we are continuously working to improve ourselves and the communities we touch, year after year.

4.8/5 9 reviews
  • Accomodation 4.33
  • Transportation 4.78
  • Value for Money 4.89
  • Guide 4.89
  • Overall 4.78

C. Mammone

Overall, the tour was great. Enjoyed the tour guides explanations of our destinations. Bus drivers were helpful and did very well to get us around safely.

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C. Dannenberg

Overall tour with Travel Talk has been great. The amount of sights seen in such a short amount of time is fabulous. As well as a great price for what was offered. Hotels were clean and nice food. Tour guide was very informative and helpful.

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V. McCulloch

A really great tour around Turkey. Enjoyed the guide and activities included for us to take part in. Good mix of history and culture. Memoral guide and would definitely recommend Travel Talk to fellow friends who are travelling around the world.

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T. Dannenberg

I always felt safe and comfortable. Always very well informed with plenty of informations and tips.

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E. Plant

What a great tour! It was a wonderful week. For me personally; Istanbul, Gallipoli and Cappadocia were the biggest highlights. I found all the hotels, bus journeys and meals great. Yavuz was fantastic tour guide, very knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely recommend this tour to friends and family.

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A. Longden

I loved every bit of this tour! Saw some amazing sights and learnt a lot about the history and culture of this beautiful country. Our drivers were great – friendly and safe. I loved Yavuz and his stories. He cleany loves his job and country and it shows in his enthusiasm and welcoming manner.

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W. Sian

Overall a fantastic tour. Cappadocia and Gallipoli were the main highlights. Hot air ballooning was absolutely magical. Food was great enjoyed all the lunch. Yavuz was avery knowledgeable and friendly / approachable guide. He was always very helpful and accomodating wishing us to have the best experience.

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L. Howieson

This tour was fantastic. Yavuz was the best guide I’ve had on any tour ever. The tour was perfect, we saw so much and Yavuz added extra stops and sights whenever he could. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The bus drivers were also fantastic.

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J. Carman

Amazing tour and a truly amazing tour guide. One of the highlights of my life. Words cannot express my gratitude and amazement at the quality. Thank you!

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Visit three of Turkey’s most iconic and unmissable destinations on a 6-day adventure with airport transfers on Day 1 of tour. Plus, all breakfasts and three dinners included.
  • Travel in private air-conditioned coaches, stay in 5 & 4-star hotels and enjoy an included domestic flight to save on travel time between Pamukkale and Istanbul.
  • Get amongst the hustle and bustle of Istanbul! Wander through the historical heart of the old town with your local expert guide, visiting the iconic Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia and hidden local gems.
  • Explore the underground cities and breath-taking scenery of Cappadocia’s world-famous fairy chimneys.
  • Snap the ultimate Insta-worthy pics at the cotton-like natural springs of Pamukkale.
  • Shape your adventure the way you’d like with optional activities – From hot-air ballooning over Cappadocia, to experiencing a traditional Night Show, a Bosphorus River boat cruise or relaxing like a local with a traditional Turkish bath experience.
  • Would you rather take the scenic route back to Istanbul? Check out our 8-day Highlights of Turkey tour with additional stops in Kusadasi and Izmir.

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