5 Day Turkey Tour From Istanbul - Istanbul & West Highlights Tour

  • Istanbul & West Highlights 5 Day Tour
  • Istanbul & West Highlights 5 Day Tour
  • Istanbul & West Highlights 5 Day Tour

Istanbul & West Highlights 5 Day Tour

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A tour of West Turkey that shows the stunning city of Istanbul that was once the capital of the Ottoman Empire and today straddles the border of Europe and Asia. Stunning remnants of ancient times are found throughout Istanbul with this tour starting in Istanbul. From a modern city to an ancient one, Ephesus offers a look into the past as the tour takes you through the centre of the city with a stop at the Library of Celsus.

Welcome to Turkey


Transfer service direct from airport to the hotel for check in. Overnight Istanbul.


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Pick up from accommodation in Istanbul 

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 Hagia Sophia 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.


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Pick up from accommodation in 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. 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.

Domestic flight tonight from Istanbul to Izmir. Transportation to accommodation near the Ephesus region.


Overnight Ephesus region.


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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.


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Pick up from accommodation in Selcuk

After breakfast you are collected from your accommodation and depart for Pamukkale, 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. 

Domestic flight from Denizli to Istanbul in the evening. 

Your tour will end in Istanbul. If you require any assistance with onwards travel within Turkey, accommodation bookings, queries, please let us know & we will be happy to assist.


Tour Prices

HOW TO MAKE AN ENQUIRY OR BOOK
-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. 


Please contact us for further information.

INCLUSIONS
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  • Tips
  • City transfers
  • Ferry Ticket
  • Guided tours
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MEALS INCLUDED
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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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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Departure Info
  • Tour Duration
    5 Days
  • Departing Cities
    Istanbul
  • Returning Options
    Istanbul
  • Departure days
    Every day
Essential Info
  • Pick-up Time
    To be confirmed
  • Tour Type(s)
    Tailormade Package Tour
  • Language(s)
    English
  • Tour Range(s)
    Standard, Top End, Premium
Transport
  • Tour bus, Private transfer, Shuttle transfer, Cruise boat, Domestic Flight
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