Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels)

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3.7 Based on 3 Reviews
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 35
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-24620
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Istanbul, Turkey
  • Ends Istanbul, Turkey
  • +6
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Istanbul
  • Cappadocia
  • Gallipoli
  • Ephesus
  • Pamukkale
The tour "Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels)" starts from and ends in Istanbul. It is a cultural, religious and historic sites trip that takes 10 days taking you through Cappadocia, Istanbul, Pergamum and 4 other destinations in Turkey. "Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels)" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Essential Turkey tour combines history, culture, wonders and natural phenomena.
Discover the vibrant culture and welcoming tradition together with countless unique travel experiences. Roam the incredible palaces, bazaars and mosques of Istanbul before cruising right between Europe and Asia. Then journey into the bizarre as you explore other-worldly Cappadocia and balloon over fairy-chimneys. Walk among the impressive ancient wonders of Pergamum & Ephesus and the natural treasures of Pamukkale. Pay your respects for the fallen at the shores of Gallipoli before returning to Istanbul.
  • Day 1: Istanbul
  • Day 2: Istanbul City Tour
  • Day 3: Istanbul, Cappadocia
  • Day 4: Cappadocia
  • Day 5: Cappadocia, Konya
  • Day 6: Konya, Pamukkale
  • Day 7: Pamukkale, Ephesus, Kusadasi
  • Day 8: Kusadasi, Troy, Canakkale
  • Day 9: Canakkale, Gallipoli, Istanbul
  • Day 10: Istanbul
  • 5 and 4 star hotels
  • Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi ( where available )
  • 9 breakfasts, 6 dinners
  • Services of experienced local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism.
  • Air-conditioned, modern coach or mini-bus.
  • From Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport (on day 1)
  • 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
3.7 - Very Good
Based on 3 reviews
  • Ilse Van Heerden
  • From Luxembourg
  • On Apr 11 2023
5 - Excellent
Just perfect
It was great to experience so many varied and different things, from ancient cities to hot air balloon rides to hammam treatments. We were busy but also had some free time. Mustafa was the perfect tour leader, a perfectionist... Read more
  • Teddy Kok-Siang TEO
  • From England
  • On May 03 2022
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
  • Claudia Canas
  • From USA
  • On Dec 14 2021
2 - Poor
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels) tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 24 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 24 June 2024, a deposit of 150 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels) tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Essential Turkey (5 & 4 Star Hotels) tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Larger tour groups will be separated according to the local physical distancing regulations.
  • Various COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this trip to ensure the safety of each traveller.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day.
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