Turkey tour offers the opportunity to delve into the rich history and culture of both Turkey and Greece while also taking in breathtaking landscapes and savoring delicious local cuisine.
10-day Turkey tour - Greece (By Cruice)
the Best of Turkey and Greece on our 10-day Turkey tour with airport transfer. Accommodation in 3-star and 4-star hotels. Visit Istanbul, Bursa, Kusadasi
Product SKU: TR10/IST/IST
Product Brand: RJ Travel - Tour Operator
10 days Turkey itinerary
Welcome to Turkey! Meet your guide at Istanbul airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on arrival time, you’ll either have a half-day tour or time to settle in. Your guide will give you a brief overview of the tour. Get ready to explore Istanbul’s historical heart and marvel at the Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, TOPKAPI PALACE and HAGIA SOPHIA. In the afternoon, opt for a Bosphorus river cruise to see the epic skyline. End the day with a delicious dinner before returning to your hotel for the night in Istanbul.
Get ready to dive into history as we depart for Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. We’ll explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city and discover its lush scenery and thermal hot springs. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Bursa and visit the Ulu Mosque, known for its ornamentation and wooden pulpit, and the Yesil Mosque, a masterpiece of Ottoman architecture. Take in the beauty of the Yesil Turbe, famous for its tiles where the tombs of Sultan Mehmed and his family reside. After the tour, we’ll head to the hotel for dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.
Get ready to step back in time as we head to Kusadasi! Our destination, the ancient city of Ephesus, offers a glimpse into the past with the ruins of the Temple of Artemis and a chance to walk in the footsteps of early Christianity. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of this ancient city, and let your imagination run wild as you picture what life was like thousands of years ago. After a tasty lunch. we’ll take a leisurely stroll through the charming Marina in the city center before retiring for the night in the picturesque seaside town of Kusadasi. End the day with a delicious dinner at the hotel before getting a good night’s rest.
After breakfast, get ready for a day of exploring Turkey’s beautiful coastline! We’ll set sail and make stops at hidden coves, crystal-clear bays, and charming villages. Take in the stunning scenery, soak up the Mediterranean sun, and discover the best of Turkey’s leather industry with a visit to a local shop. Take home a unique and high-quality souvenir. As the day winds down, kick back and relax on the cruise as we dock in Fethiye for the night. Enjoy a delicious dinner on board and get ready for a day of adventure in this charming coastal town.
Patmos – Rhodes – Grete – Santorini – Athens – Mykonos
In the Cruise
Welcome to Kusadasi! It’s time to set off on a scenic journey to the awe-inspiring Pamukkale, also known as the “cotton castle.” We’ll make a stop in Konya for lunch before continuing on to Pamukkale. Once we arrive, get your cameras ready – you won’t want to miss capturing the natural beauty of the hot springs and travertine terraces. Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, built on top of the white castle, and soak in the pools where people have bathed for thousands of years. After the tour, rest and rejuvenate at our overnight stay in Pamukkale. Don’t forget to bring your swimming wear for a relaxing thermal bath (at your own expense). See you on the road!
Good morning! After a delicious breakfast, we’ll hit the road for an exciting journey to Istanbul. The 450km trip will take about 5 hours, but don’t worry, the views will be worth it! Once we arrive in Istanbul, we’ll head to a restaurant for a delicious dinner before transferring to our hotel for the night. Can’t wait for you to experience the vibrant culture and history of Istanbul. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
It’s the end of our journey together, but it’s not goodbye forever! After a hearty breakfast with our new friends, it’s time to check out of the hotel and prepare for our flight. Our transfer will take us to the airport, where we’ll say our final farewells. It’s been an unforgettable trip and it was great to share it with you. Remember to take all the wonderful memories with you and don’t hesitate to reach out if you ever want to plan another adventure together. Until next time! Breakfast is included today.