7 Days Turkey Tour itinerary

 Turkey, dream vacation destination for many people. Travel through Turkey for a memorable experience, where stunning scenery coexists with historic wonders. Each day reveals a different aspect of Turkey's rich past and natural beauty, from Istanbul's intriguing blend of history and modernity to the bizarre rock formations of Cappadocia and the thermal terraces of Pamukkale. On this extraordinary Turkish adventure, you may explore the colorful bazaars, get lost in Ephesus' fascinating history, and experience Turkish hospitality up close. Consider below given 7 days tour itinerary before planning your vacation. 

turkey tour itinerary

Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival

  • Arrive in Istanbul, Turkey's entry point.
  • Arrive at your accommodation and settle in.
  • Take a leisurely stroll through the Sultanahmet neighborhood, depending on your arrival time, to catch your first glimpse of famous locations like the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
  • Visit a nearby restaurant for a traditional Turkish meal.
  • Overnight stay at Istanbul

Day 2: Istanbul - Historical Peninsula

  • Visit the Hagia Sophia, a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture.
  • Explore the Blue Mosque with its stunning blue tiles.
  • Wander through the Topkapi Palace, former residence of Ottoman sultans.
  • Discover the Basilica Cistern, an ancient underground water reservoir.
  • Explore the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets.

Day 3: Istanbul - Bosphorus Cruise and Spice Bazaar

  • Take a Bosphorus cruise to see Istanbul's skyline and waterfront palaces.
  • Visit the Spice Bazaar to indulge in the scents and flavors of local spices and treats.
  • Explore the vibrant neighborhood of Beyoğlu and Istiklal Avenue.
  • Visit the Galata Tower for panoramic views of the city.
  • Experience Istanbul's nightlife with a traditional Turkish performance or dinner cruise.

Day 4: Cappadocia - Arrival and Underground Cities

  • Fly to Cappadocia.
  • Explore the fascinating underground cities of Derinkuyu or Kaymaklı.
  • Admire the unique rock formations and fairy chimneys.
  • Check into your Cappadocia hotel.

Day 5: Cappadocia - Hot Air Balloon and Valley Exploration

  • Optional: Experience a magical hot air balloon ride at sunrise.
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Discover the Rose Valley and Love Valley with their stunning rock formations.
  • Visit local pottery workshops and carpet weaving centers.
  • Overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 6: Pamukkale - Hierapolis and Thermal Pools

  • Fly to Denizli and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis.
  • Explore the stunning white terraces of Pamukkale and its thermal pools.
  • Enjoy a relaxing dip in the warm mineral-rich waters.
  • Overnight stay in Pamukkale.

Day 7: Ephesus and Departure

  • Drive to Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world.
  • Explore the Library of Celsus, the Great Theater, and other impressive ruins.
  • Depending on your departure time, you can explore more of Ephesus or head to the airport for your flight back home.