The Way of Exploring Turkey

14 Days Turkey Tour (Glories of Turkey)









Immerse yourself in the memorable monuments, mosques and fairytale landscapes of Turkey on a 14-day round-trip tour from Istanbul. See the extraordinary rock-cut churches of Cappadocia, relax on the beaches of the Turquoise Coast, and much more.

What You Can Expect

See the highlights of southwest Turkey on a glorious 14-day tour from Istanbul. Take in the remains of ancient empires at sites such as Ephesus and Hierapolis, marvel at the remarkable work of Mother Nature at the “Cotton Castles” of Pamukkale and the “Fairy Chimneys” of Cappadocia, catch your breath and top up your tan on the beaches of Antalya, and much more.

Day-1: Istanbul

Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Welcome briefing will be held.

Day-2: Istanbul (B)

Enjoy a full day tour including a visit to Topkapi Palace Museum, residence of the Ottoman Sultans between 1453–1852 (excluding harem). Visit the Hippodrome, which was once the center of life where chariot racing and other public events took place. Tour the Blue Mosque built between 1609 and 1616, famous for its blue ceramic tiles. Next see St. Sophia, a church built in the 6th century Byzantine capital, converted to a mosque by the Ottomans, and now a museum and one of the world’s greatest architectural wonders. Your last stop will be the famous Grand Bazaar, the world’s largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. Join an optional dinner with belly dancing entertainment.

Day-3: Gallipoli , Dardanelles, Canakkale (B,D)

In the morning, depart for Gallipoli, the site of many battles during WWI. Visit Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair, then cross the Dardanelles to Canakkale for overnight.

Day-4: Troy, Pergamum , Izmir (B, L, D)

Visit Troy with its famous wooden horse, best known for being the setting of the Trojan War and many cities built on top of each other. Before arriving into Asclepion, enjoy lunch with locals in a traditional local village. Then continue to Pergamum to visit the ancient Medical Center in Asclepion and continue to Izmir for overnight.

Day-5: Ephesus and St. Mary’s House, Izmir (B,D)

Tour the famous ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural center of the ancient world, and explore 2,000 year-old marble streets, a theater, the Library of Celsius, a gymnasium and Hadrian’s Temple. Take a short drive to see St. Mary’s stone cottage where it is believed Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Continue to a regional rug production center to have a firsthand experience of this unique art form. Join an optional afternoon tour of Sirince.

Day-6: Kusadasi, Pamukkale (B,D)

Drive through lush valleys to Pamukkale, the Cotton Fortress, with white lime cascades formed by hot mineral springs. Visit ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis and enjoy a swim in your hotel’s thermal pool.

Day-7: Pamukkale , Perge , Antalya (B,D)

In the morning drive to Antalya, arrive midday and pay a visit to the ancient Greek city of Perge, famous for its Temple of Artemis. Also located there is an acropolis dating back to the Bronze Age. It is also notable for being the home of the renowned, ancient Greek mathematician Apollonius. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon by the Mediterranean Coast.

Day-8: Antalya, Optional Tour of Phaselis or Yacht Cruise (B,D)

Enjoy a day at leisure. Join an optional tour of Phaselis, an ancient coastal city, or a lazy yacht cruise along the Turquoise Coast of the Mediterranean. Dinner at a special local restaurant.

Day-9: Antalya, Aspendos, Konya (B,D)

After breakfast depart for Konya, en route visit the ancient city Aspendos, known for having the best-preserved theater of antiquity. Visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana who was a Sufi philosopher. This was also the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. Continue to the Karatay Koran School, an 800 year-old building, once a Selcuk Islamic theological seminary, which houses an outstanding collection of ceramics and tiles. Overnight in Konya.

Day-10: Konya, Cappadocia

In the morning, drive to Cappadocia, the land of the fairy chimneys. En route, visit a 13th century caravanserai. Pay a visit to the underground city of Saratli, one of the many underground settlements built for protection and religious reasons. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and join an optional Whirling Dervishes performance.

Day-11: Cappadocia (B,D)

Consider an optional early morning hot air balloon tour and experience floating through volcanic valleys, fairy chimneys and caves at sunrise. After breakfast visit Goreme, a historical region of Turkey, located among the rock formations, which was first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in that region. Continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high quality earthenware. Also visit Pasabagi, Red Valley and attend a brief regional pottery workshop in a cave.

Day-12: Cappadocia, Ankara (B,D)

In the morning, depart for the capital city of Ankara through the salt lake area. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the Ataturk Mausoleum and the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai holding artifacts from up to 7500 years old including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artifacts in the world.

Day-13: Istanbul (B,D)

After breakfast, depart on a scenic drive to Istanbul. In the afternoon join an optional half-day Bosphorus cruise enjoying the strait that separates Asia and Europe. Its shores are lined with fine neighborhoods, Ottoman palaces, fortresses, old wooden villas, hotels, parks and gardens, restaurants and cafés. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner.

Day-14: Istanbul (B)

to the airport for your return flight home.

What's Included

  • First Class hotels with private facilities
  • Meals are indicated on itineraries by B breakfast, L lunch, D dinner
  • Licensed guides throughout Turkey
  • Private air-conditioned transportation
  • Luggage handling
  • Local taxes and service charges
  • Arrival/departure transfers: only on arrival and departure days. Pre or post stay transfers are not included

What's Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips to guide and drivers

Departure Dates and Rates

Departure dates(2016) P/Pin DoubleSingle Triple
  • Jan 14
  • Feb 11
  • Mar 10,24,31
  • Apr 07,14,28
  • May 05,12,19,26
  • Jun 02,09,16,23,30
  • Jul 07,14,21,28
  • Aug 04,11,18,25
  • Sep 01,08,15,22,29
  • Oct 06,13,20,27
  • Nov 03,17
  • Dec 15
Departure dates (2017)
  • Jan 12
  • Feb 16
  • Mar 02,09,23


City Hotels
IstanbulRadisson Blu Sisli Hotel (DLX)
CanakkaleKolin Hotel (SFC)
İzmirSwissotel (DLX)
PamukkaleColossae Thermal (SFC)
AntalyaCrowne Plaza (DLX)
KonyaHilton Garden Inn (SFC)
NevsehirKapadokya Lodge (SFC)
AnkaraHilton Hotel (DLX)
IstanbulRadisson Blu Sisli Hotel (DLX)
  • 06-12 Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The tempature early morning in Cappadocia is cold and cilly. You should have wear warm clothes.
  • The flight permision given by Slot Centre of Cappadocia. If the weather conditions are good enough to make balloon ride our pilots start to prepair the balloons.
  • Pasifik travel ( is offical A Group Travel Agency ; member of ( Tursab )Turkish Travel Agencies Assasosations since 1987. TURSAB License No: A1855
  • All shchuled times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
  • Infiants are free during our packages We do charge only taxes for internal flight tickets. Please ask rate for infiants and children. The rate for children (6-12 yrs) %50 off from the package rate.
  • We do have English Speaking Guides for all our group tours. Private tours are avaible with your own languange. If you are group of family,friends and need an other lanquage speaking guide just contact with us.
  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Cappadocia is of region in Turkey. There is no visa requirment as long as you got visa for Turkey. There is no need visa to Ephesus,Pamukkale and other part of Turkey.
  • Depends on wheather in Cappadocia you can chose any clothes you wish to wear. We recomemend you wear sportive clothes and shoes.
  • You are free book your own flights . We can reduce the cost of flight from entire package.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking.
  • Payment can be done upon your arrival to Turkey with credit card or cash.




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