9 Day Turkey Tour From Fethiye - Fethiye to Istanbul - Northward Bound Tour

  • Fethiye To Istanbul Curiosities 9 Day Tour
  • Fethiye To Istanbul Curiosities 9 Day Tour
  • Fethiye To Istanbul Curiosities 9 Day Tour
  • Fethiye To Istanbul Curiosities 9 Day Tour

Fethiye To Istanbul Curiosities 9 Day Tour

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9 Day Northward Bound Tour, beginning in the harbour town of Fethiye you will have time to explore the region and even take a chance to take a daily tour. Travel to Pamukkale and visit the stepped white formations that have built up from the warm mineral-rich waters, the ancient city of Hierapolis is an ancient city paired with these waters and offer a look into a culture that grew around the healing powers of the minerals. After Pamukkale, you will head to Selcuk a quiet Turkish town, from here is it easy to visit the ancient city of Ephesus. Istanbul is the final destination, once the capital of the Ottoman Empire, the city is now a stunning blend of history and modern life which you will be able to experience with tours and free time to explore your own way.

Welcome to Turkey

Pick up and transfer to Hotel

Transfer service direct from Fethiye Harbour, Dalaman airport or Fethiye bus station to the hotel for check in.

Overnight Fethiye.


Free Day

Today you get your first day in Turkey to explore the region of Fethiye. There are so many optional activities you may be interested in booking. Jeep Safari, Paragliding, Mud baths or you may want to jump on a local bus & go out to see the Ghost town of Kayakoy. Be sure to catch the infamous local fish market for dinner in the evening, or pick from the array of local restaurants in the center of town or along the marina.

vernight Fethiye. 


6:30: Your day begins in the morning with an early pick-up from your Fethiye accommodation to the local bus station. 

7:00: Local bus to Denizli and transit to Pamukkale, you will not have to use local bus for the rest of the day.

11:00: You will meet your tour guide, who will show you around the highlights of the area by tour bus for the rest of the day. 

Pamukkale Tour
You are collected from your accommodation early and depart for
Pamukkale by local bus, which in Turkish translates to "cotton castle". On arrival, you have lunch before taking in the magnificent views of the “cotton castle” travertines. You get a guided tour over the white cliffs of Pamukkale and of the ancient, historical ruins of Hierapolis.

You then continue your journey onto the town of Selcuk.

Overnight Ephesus region.


Ephesus Full Day Tour
Today you get to start to explore the wonders of the small town of Selcuk. You are picked up from your accommodation and get taken out to see some of the best-preserved marble ruins in the modern world – Ephesus. Ephesus was one of the Ancient Capitals of Roman Asia - the second largest ancient city of the world! A city where over 200,000 people lived over 3,000 years ago. You also get to visit the House of the Virgin Mary. An important place for the Christian faith, as it is believed it is where Mary spent the last years of her life. You will also visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world – The Temple of Artemis

Overnight Ephesus.


Free Day

Today you have a free day to continue exploring
Selcuk & the surrounding area. You can catch a local bus out to the seaside town of Kusadasi for a spot of “genuine fake” shopping. Or go visit the little wine village of Sirince – an old Greek town with fruity wines to taste and local crafts to be bought. Or if you want        a day in the water, there are 2 big water parks on the way to Kusadasi with plenty of waterslides and water fun to be had.

Tonight you will board an overnight bus bound for Istanbul.

Free Day

This morning you arrive to Istanbul. Once you have found your way to your accommodation you can relax for the day or catch up on some sleep. 

Rest of today you get a free day to wander around the city. You may want to get a sneak peek at some of the sites you will start to visit the following day, take in a spot of shopping or go further afield & explore some hidden corners of this enormous and mysterious City. 

Overnight Istanbul


Istanbul Old City Tour
Today you get your first look at the mysterious City of Istanbul. You will be picked up from your accommodation, heading off to see some of the major attractions of this historical, mystical City. You will visit the Blue Mosque, the breathtaking Aya Sofya and then go into the old Sultans Palace of Topkapi to see some of the Sultans many ancient treasures and visit the Palace rooms and gardens. You also get a look at some of the best shopping in Istanbul. The tour will walk through the many lanes of the Grand Bazaar – one of the largest covered markets in the world and also visit the Spice Bazaar to take in the scents and aromas of the spices, Turkish delight & Turkish tea & coffee.

Overnight Istanbul.


There is still so much of this City to see. Today you get a new perspective on Istanbul, via the seas that surround the City. 

2 Continents Bosphorus Cruise
You will be picked up from your accommodation and head to the port to board a boat on the Golden Horn, the waterway dividing this magnificent City across 2 continents. Some highlights of the day will include, the Rumeli Fortress, where the old Ottoman Empire fought to hold onto Istanbul and then cruising along the Bosphorus Sea and under the Bosphorus Bridge. You also get to visit Dolmabahce Palace. A Palace built by the Sultans with European flare and style. It is a special place for most Turks, as it was the residence that the infamous Ataturk lived in, in his last years.

Overnight in Istanbul.


Airport Transfer
Today your tour officially ends. If you require any assistance with onwards travel within Turkey, accommodation bookings, queries, please let us know & we will be happy to assist.

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Tour Prices

-Rates are per total person, in a double/twin/triple private room

1. Please press BOOK NOW above to submit an enquiry or book this package tour which will be based on standard range accommodation. 
2. Once your online enquiry/booking is completed, please email us if you wish to upgrade to following packages: 
-Upgrades to 'Top End' and 'Premium' accommodations
-Single private room
-Dorm rooms are available for budget travelers

To see list of accommodation options included on your range, please go to 'Accommodation Options' tab above. 

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STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2 star equivalent.
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.

TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.

PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.

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    9 Days
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