Guaranteed departures every Sunday all year round from Istanbul
No visit to Turkey would be complete without immersing yourself in the enchanting allure of Istanbul. As you step into this vibrant metropolis, prepare to be captivated by its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture.
Upon your arrival in the captivating city formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, our English-speaking assistant will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in a private vehicle.
He will assist with check-in, provide trip details, offer insights about the city, and answer your questions. The rest of the day is yours, free to relax and explore.
Alternatively, you can choose to join a Night Cruise on the Bosphorus or indulge in an hour of pampering at the Hamam Cimberlitas.
After you’ve fueled up with breakfast, we’ll swing by your hotel or the nearest meeting spot to kick off a full-day adventure exploring Istanbul, an incredible city.
Get ready for an epic experience with our friendly English-speaking guide, all-inclusive tickets, a scrumptious lunch at a fantastic central city restaurant, and visits to the most awe-inspiring landmarks passed down by the Ottoman, Byzantine, and Roman empires.
Also, brace yourself for the grandeur of Hagia Sophia, the thrilling Constantinople Racecourse, the stunning Blue Mosque, the majestic Topkapi Palace, and the bustling Grand Bazaar, where you’ll find a whopping 4,000+ stores to explore.
Once the tour concludes, you’re welcome to soak up the enchanting ambiance of the old city a little longer, savoring every moment. When you’re ready, you can make your way back to your hotel.
In the morning, your friendly English-speaking assistant will pick you up and transfer you to Istanbul airport for your flight to Ankara, the capital of Turkey.
In Ankara, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the renowned Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, which showcases the fascinating history and culture of the Anatolian region.
You’ll also explore the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk, honoring the nation’s revered founding father and first president.
Afterward, you’ll embark on a picturesque journey toward the enchanting region of Cappadocia, known for its surreal landscapes and captivating cave architecture.
Along the way to your hotel, you’ll make a stop at one of the region’s largest underground cities, marveling at its intricate tunnels and chambers.
Upon arriving at your hotel, you can settle in, enjoy a delicious dinner, and relax, preparing for the adventures that await you in Cappadocia.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast, we will dedicate the entire day to exploring the remarkable region and Turkish cities of Kirsehir, Nigde, and Kayseri.
Our journey begins in the town of Uçhisar, where we’ll delve into its troglodyte villages and venture deep into the Underground City of Kaymakli. This expansive underground settlement, one of the largest in the region, will leave us in awe with its intricate network of tunnels and chambers.
Continuing our adventure, we’ll make our way to the awe-inspiring Göreme Valley. Here, we’ll be enchanted by the open-air museum, which showcases churches intricately carved into the rock and adorned with beautiful frescoes. The rich history and spiritual atmosphere of this site will undoubtedly captivate us.
In the afternoon, we’ll be treated to the breathtaking landscapes of Pasabag Valley. As we explore the area, we’ll marvel at the incredible cave dwellings and the famous limestone fairy chimneys that dot the scenery.
Our next stop will be Avanos, a town renowned for its pottery heritage that dates back to the Hittites. We’ll have the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the artistic ambiance of countless pottery factories. Notably, Avanos recently revealed an underground city, boasting three floors, homes, tunnels, and places of worship.
As the late afternoon approaches, we’ll return to our hotel for a delicious dinner and a well-deserved rest.
In the early morning, following a delightful breakfast, we will commence our journey to Pamukkale, which translates to ‘cotton castle’ in Turkish.
En route, we will make a stop at the Old Palace and Medieval Fort of Caravanserai, located along the historic trade route leading to Persia. This remarkable site served as a haven for merchants, providing them with an opportunity to rest, replenish their supplies, and connect with fellow travelers.
Upon reaching Pamukkale, you will have ample free time to explore the city and uncover its treasures. Be sure not to miss the chance to visit the awe-inspiring travertine terraces, where you can witness the breathtaking white calcium cascades created by the hot thermal springs in the vicinity. The natural beauty of Pamukkale is truly mesmerizing.
After a day filled with exploration, we will indulge in a delicious dinner and retire to our hotel for a well-deserved rest.
After breakfast, we’ll explore Hierapolis, an ancient Hellenistic city recognized as a World Heritage Site. Witness the fascinating ruins of the Necropolis, ancient Roman baths, and the breathtaking natural park known as the “Cotton Castle,” famous for its thermal waters and stunning beauty.
During our free time for lunch, we’ll savor a delicious meal before visiting the pilgrimage site of Meryamana, believed to be the final resting place of the Virgin Mary.
Our journey continues to Ephesus, the ancient Roman capital of Asia Minor. Roam the streets where historical figures like Cleopatra, Marc Anthony, and Saint Paul once walked.
Besides, we’ll marvel at well-preserved ruins, including the Odeon, the Arch of Hercules, the Library of Celsus, the Greco-Roman Theater, the Agora, and the Basilica of Saint John.
In the late afternoon, we’ll transfer you to your hotel for check-in, followed by a delightful dinner and a well-deserved rest.
Early in the morning, after a delicious breakfast, you will continue to Izmir to take the flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day will be free to explore the city at your own pace.
When it’s time, we’ll make sure you reach Istanbul International Airport smoothly for your flight to Athens.
Upon your arrival in this historic European capital, we’ll arrange a comfortable transfer to your hotel using one of our private vehicles.
To help you settle in, your friendly English-speaking assistant will warmly welcome you and provide a quick overview of the city and its vibrant daily life. They’ll also share all the important details about your trip and gladly address any questions you may have.
The rest of the day is yours to unwind and explore this renowned city at your own pace.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast. Then, we will embark on our panoramic tour of the Athenian Neoclassical Center.
We will visit iconic landmarks. Some are the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Gate of Hadrian, and the Panathenaic Stadium. Our knowledgeable English-speaking guide will provide fascinating insights into their history and significance.
We will also experience the breathtaking Acropolis and Acropolis Museum. The tour includes entrance fees.
Afterward, you can return to your hotel or explore the charming streets of Plaka at your own pace.
In the evening, we’ll go on a walking tour through Anafiotika, Thissio, Monastiraki, and Plaka. We’ll witness the capital’s true beauty during the night.
Early in the morning, one of our private vehicles will be waiting for you with your assistant to transfer you to the port of Piraeus, where you will board the ferry to Naxos. Upon your arrival one of our representatives will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel and explain a little more about the island.
The rest of the day will be free for you to immerse yourself in the relaxed lifestyle of the friendly islanders. We recommend that you take the day tour to Chora, the island’s capital and watch the sunset at the spectacular Portara, the gateway to the temple of Apollo.
After an exquisite breakfast, you will have a free day to explore the largest island of the Cyclades at your own pace. We recommend using this day to visit the Ancient temple dedicated to Dimitra, sister of Zeus, goddess of wheat and agriculture, and protector of the cycle of the seasons.
This temple is located in the middle of the island’s cultivated fields. You can also visit the town of Vivlos, famous for its three windmills, or Filoti, a very interesting and picturesque little village. If you prefer to walk by the beach, you can do so due to their large number and variety, while you would not even have to go far from the town itself. Among others, we suggest that you visit Pyrgaki, Aliko, Hawaii Beach, or Plaka.
After enjoying a tasty breakfast, one of our vehicles will pick you up at the agreed time to drive you to the port of Naxos, where you will continue on to your next destination, the island which is an inexhaustible source of inspiration, Santorini. Approaching the island, you will have the opportunity to admire the capital city of Fira, with its white houses overhanging the cliffside and facing the volcano.
Upon your arrival, one of our English-speaking representatives will be waiting for you at the port to welcome you, direct you to your hotel and comment a little more on the treasures of this picturesque island. The rest of the day is free to wander through its narrow streets and become part of the famous animated scene.
Free day to explore, at your own pace, the magical island of Santorini, considered to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Venetian Giacomo Barozzi gave the name of the island. He was inspired by the presence of a chapel dedicated to Saint Eirini.
Optionally, you can go on a dazzling sailboat tour that will take you over to the small islands of Santorini Caldera, Nea, and Palea Kameni, with the hot springs of green and yellow waters.
At the agreed time, we will be transferred to Santorini Airport, where we will board the flight to Rome.
Once in Rome a transfer will be wainting us to drive us to Termini station to take the train to Naples, capital of the Italian Campania region. Upon your arrival you will be transfer to your hotel. You will have free time for lunch and in the afternoon you will leave to visit Naples and also visite a tipical food market.
Your tour of the incredible Archaeological Site of Pompeii begins with the pickup from the main hotels in the city center of Naples and at the scheduled meeting points.
After a 30-minute drive, you will arrive in Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The guide will welcome you and help you with the purchase of the tickets. When you enter the site you will hear the most interesting stories about Pompeii and what life was like before the eruption of Vesuvius.
You will also discover the most important places, such as the thermal baths, the frescoes of the Lupanare, the Macellum with its “taverns”, the famous workshops located in the commercial streets, the Basilica, and the House of Faun.
You will have the opportunity to take photos during the different stops. The tour inside the ruins will take about 1 hour and a half. The exact route will depend on the number of visitors and the weather conditions.
You will be transferred back to Naples, where your tour will come to an end.
After a delicious breakfast, you will travel along the Italian coast, and our guide will allow the group to get off and take beautiful photos of the landscape.
One of the stops will be in a factory where “Limoncello” and other delicious local products are made. Enjoy 1-hour free time in Sorrento to stroll through the picturesque and narrow streets and admire the countless artisan shops. At this point, the tour will leave the bay of Naples and the coast of Sorrento to approach to Amalfi Coast.
You will reach Positano and you will stop in the downtown. This tour to Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi includes a stop in a sought-after restaurant with a breathtaking terrace overlooking the sea as well.
After the lunch break, you will reach Amalfi, the most important town on the coast. Once in Amalfi during our free time of 1 hour, we suggest visiting the stunning and evocative St. Andrew’s Cathedral or lying down on the beach and tasting a local handmade ice cream.
After breakfast, you will start the visit to Capri. Your tour will begin with a hydrofoil trip to Capri. Once on the island, a minibus will take us to Anacapri where we will have free time to walk.
After lunch, we will visit Capri and the Augustus Gardens. In the late afternoon, we will return to Naples by hydrofoil.
Capri is an island in the Bay of Naples, famous for its rugged scenery, exclusive hotels, and commerce, from designer fashions to limoncello and handmade leather sandals.
One of its best-known natural sites is the Blue Grotto, a dark cavern where the sea shines with an electric blue color, the product of sunlight passing through an underwater cave. In the summer, Capri’s spectacular cove-lined coastline attracts many yachts.
After breakfast a transfer will take you to the airport to board your flight back home.
For centuries Naples has been the home of artisans, and today you can still find unique and traditional objects, whose manufacturing techniques were passed down from generation to generation, it is a good gift to take as a souvenir.