6 Day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale Tours

6 Day Turkey Tour covers History and Nature of Istanbul Old City,Temple of Artemis,Virgin Mary House,Temple of Apollo, Hierapolis

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Arrival to Istanbul

On your Arrival,Our staff will meet you in Istanbul airport,pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay at 4* hotel in Istanbul.

Istanbul Old city tour. 

Breakfast and Lunch Included
You will be picked up from your hotel at 08:15 am and depart for the tour.
Visit the St. (Haghia) Sophia, which was built by the Emperor Justinian. It was the largest building in the world for over 1000 years. See its intricate mosaics and huge central dome. Continue to the Topkapi palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. We will also see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. (Entrance to the Harem is extra). After lunch we will see the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. Visit the ancient Hippodrome with Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake Pillar and German Fountain of Wilhelm II. Walk through the back streets of Old Istanbul and visit the elegant little Hagia Sophia mosque. See the Grand Covered Bazaar. This tour may be done all or partially as a walking tour. Overnight stay at 4* hotel in Istanbul.

Bophorus Cruise with Dolmabahce palace

Breakfast and Lunch Included 
You will be picked up from your hotel at 08:15 am and depart for the tour.
The tour starts with a visit to the exotic and aromatic Egyptian Spice Market. You may buy spices, caviar, and almost anything imaginable. Continue over the Galata Bridge and the Golden horn. We will visit the Selamlik chambers of the incredible 19th c. Dolmabahce Palace. We continue up the Bosphorus and cross over to Asia to Camlica Hill for a view of Istanbul. After lunch visit the Sadberk Hanim Museum, with its well-organized archaeological and ethnographical sections. The Bosphorus cruise begins in the afternoon. We pass by the Rumeli Fortress and you will enjoy crossing from continent to continent traveling down the Bosphorus, which is lined with old Ottoman seaside mansions, marble palaces and small fishing villages. Overnight stay at 4* hotel in Istanbul.

Istanbul to Izmir

Breakfest- Lunch-Dinner included
06:00 You will be Picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport.
08:00 Fly from Istanbul to Izmir.
08:55 Arrival in Izmir. Arrival meeting at izmir airport and transfer to Kusadas-yacute; or Selcuk,hotel check-in and Join in to the full day tour of Ephesus.
Ephesus Ancients and Virgin Mary House
Visit the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Afterwards, it proceeds to the spectacular main site of Ephesus,undoubtedly the most superbly preserved Greco-Roman city. Unmistakable highlights surviving among the ruins are the Celsius Library, Agora, Theater, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple and Roman Latrines. Following a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary; reputed to be where she spent her final days. After the tour transfer to hotel and  in Selcuk or Kusadasi.Overnight stay at 4* hotel .

Pamukkale to Istanbul

included meals: Breakfest-Lunch
Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour
You will be picked up from your hotel at 08:00 am and drive to Pamukkale to see Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and poolss. After the tour free time and meeting at the meeting point, transfer to Denizli airport .

19:40 Fly from Denizli to Istanbul
20:40 On your arrival to istanbul airport;our Driver will meet you at the airport and transfer back to your hotel.Overnight stay at 4* hotel in Istanbul.

Istanbul to Home

Breakfast Included
After Breakfest and check out the hotel We will pick you up from your hotel (Regarding to your departure flight time) and transfer you to the Istanbul International airport for your Departure flight. End of services. Hope to see you again...

“6 Day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale Tours”


My husband and I did the 6 day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale tour organized by Mr. Mustapha Ceviz. The trip was very well organized from pick-up at the airport on the 11th May till drop-off on the 16th May.
We stayed at the Askoc Hotel in Istanbul which had a wonderful location close to everything in the old European side with a beautiful view. However, I would recommend you upgrade to the 5 star option if you are particular about the hotel. Shower on the last night had a bit of mould and the shower head wasn't functional. No tea and coffee provided in rooms you need to upgrade for that but there are many little coffee shops close by. The breakfast was decent though.
We stayed at the Ilayda Avant-garde In Kusadasi which was brilliant. Make sure to request upgrade to sea view when booking the room it is well worth it. Wish we had stayed longer.
The tours in Istanbul are very well organized and value for money and you get a lot done during the day tours.
In Pamukkale before lunch you stop at an onyx factory and they also claim to sell zultanite jewelry, but upon further research it's generally colour changing glass if you don't get an authenticity certificate which we didn't. At EUR60 I'll write it off as costume jewelry, but to avoid disappointment get your zultanite at a reputed jeweler with certification.

I've given a 5 star rating to the tour because it was REALLY well coordinated. We had a brilliant time and Mr. Ceviz is always available if you have any queries and I'm definitely planning another vacation through Land of Civilization as I would love to do Cappadocia some time.

Cytara Miller

24 May 2017

“6 Day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale Tours”


it was first time in Turkey for me and my wife ,we have had great time with professional tour operator with mr.Mustafa and his experienced team with 6 Day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale.
We have not been satisficed with 6 Day Turkey Tour package ,we had very limited time in turkey,but we will go back to Turkey soon in the future.
Any we can recomend 6 Day Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale to everyone.

Prashant Pmenon

13 February 2017

“Istanbul-Ephesus-Pamukkale 6 Days/5 Night”


We only had 1 week to prepare our trip to Turkey and we were fortunate to have stumbled onto Mr Mustafa Ceviz's travel website on the internet....everything was "no problem". He responded to our emails promptly. He organized everything including transfers to hotels and airports, travel to all the sites including domestic flights. When we were there, he made sure, without intruding on our privacy, that we were on track for our entire 6 days we were in Turkey. We covered enough attractions for the days we were there. Though it wasn't too cold, we do recommend an umbrella or light rain coat, as the tours still went ahead in rainy weather. Turkey has a lot to offer and we hope to return for another visit. We would definitely use The Land of Civilizations Travel again.

Endah Istadi

09 May 2016

“A Wonder Experience”


We booked our 6 day tour through Mr. Mustafa Ceviz from "Land of Civilizations Travel". Mr. Mustafa customized the places and duration of the stay according to what we wanted to see. He also booked the balloon ride for one of the days in Cappadocia which was much lower price than what we found on the websites of balloon companies. All things were arranged and done quite professionally. I would say the price was quite reasonable for the services delivered and would recommend them. He does use local tour operators for daily sightseeing and arranges transportation between places. You should be aware all these sightseeing tour operators take you to commercial places hoping you buy something, rushing through some of the important places.

Linda Kim

29 June 2014