Luxury Turkey Tours

Highlights of Turkey
(9 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus

Turkey in a Week
(7 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus

Istanbul in Depth
(6 Days)

Best of Turkey
(12 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Bodrum

Active & Adventure Tour of Turkey
(16 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Alacati, Ephesus, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast

Classical Turkey
(8 Days)
Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus, Pergamon, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale

Historic Turkey
(11 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Didyma, Priene, Miletus, Aphrodisias

Journey Through Turkey
(18 Days)
Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast, Antalya, Cappadocia

Essence of Turkey
(13 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Ephesus

City & Sea
(9 Days)
Istanbul, Bodrum

Turkey in Style
(10 Days)
Istanbul, Izmir & Ephesus, Bodrum

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Greece & Turkey
(15 days)
Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Istanbul, Ephesus, Cappadocia

Culinary Tour of Greece & Turkey
(10 days)
Athens, Crete, Istanbul

Best of Turkey

(12 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Bodrum

This tour features Turkey's best hotels and most important and diverse locations, including the fascinating city of Istanbul, ancient underground cities in Cappadocia, impressive ruins, and the whitewashed coastal town of Bodrum.

Begin in Istanbul. During flexible private touring, visit sights such as the Aya Sofya (Hagia Sophia), the Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and its Harem, the Rustem Pasha Mosque, an ancient underground cistern, and Istanbul's Spice Market. Shop for carpets and kilim, jewelry, glass, textiles and antiques at the Grand Bazaar and at our favorite boutiques. Enjoy a boat ride on the Bosphorus, the waterway separating old Istanbul from new, Europe from Asia. Also visit Istanbul's most interesting museums, including the Istanbul Modern. There will also be time to enjoy the city's wonderful cafes and vibrant neighborhoods.

Next, fly inland to Cappadocia to explore ancient subterranean cities filled with frescoed churches and cave dwellings in Goreme, Kaymakli and other locations. Also visit a local winery, shops selling the local style of carpets, and a pottery studio. Accommodation is in a luxury cave-style hotel. One morning, if desired, enjoy a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia’s dramatic landscapes while the sun rises.

Fly to Izmir. With your expert private guide, tour the magnificent ruins of Ephesus, including the Library of Celsus, the Terrace Houses and Ephesus Museum, as well as the nearby House of the Virgin Mary. Also tour Izmir's bazaars and cultural highlights.

Continue to Bodrum, an ancient harbor town. Enjoy a private tour of the beautiful whitewashed backstreets, Roman amphitheater, the Castle of St. Peter and the remains of the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. There will also be time to enjoy your beautiful resort.

Finally, fly back to Istanbul and enjoy additional city touring or flexible shopping.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Istanbul

VIP airport assistance. Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights

Day 2 Istanbul

Full-day private city tour

Day 3 Istanbul

Full-day private city tour

Day 4 Istanbul - Cappadocia

Private transfer to airport for flight to Cappadocia for 2 nights. Private tour of underground cities and caves

Day 5 Cappadocia

Optional sunrise hot air balloon ride. Full-day private tour

Day 6 Cappadocia - Izmir

Private transfer to airport for flight to Izmir for an overnight stay. Afternoon private tour

Day 7 Izmir - Bodrum
Private tour of Ephesus en route to Bodrum for 3 night stay
Day 8 Bodrum

Half-day private tour

Day 9 Bodrum
At leisure at resort
Day 10 Bodrum - Istanbul

Private transfer to airport for flight to Istanbul. Private transfer to hotel for 2 nights

Day 11 Istanbul

Half-day city tour. Afternoon private Bosphorus cruise

Day 12 Depart Turkey
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Istanbul: Four Seasons Sultanahmet (first stay)
Four Seasons Bosphorus (second stay)
Cappadocia: Argos Hotel or Museum Hotel
Izmir: Swissotel Buyuk Efes
Bodrum: Mandarin Oriental Bodrum or Amanruya (*supplement applies for the Aman resort)

Cost
$15,250 Per person (double occupancy)

Luxury Turkey Tours

Highlights of Turkey
(9 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus

Turkey in a Week
(7 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus

Istanbul in Depth
(6 Days)

Best of Turkey
(12 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Bodrum

Active & Adventure Tour of Turkey
(16 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Alacati, Ephesus, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast

Classical Turkey
(8 Days)
Istanbul, Izmir, Ephesus, Pergamon, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale

Historic Turkey
(11 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Didyma, Priene, Miletus, Aphrodisias

Journey Through Turkey
(18 Days)
Istanbul, Gallipoli, Troy, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Bodrum, Turquoise Coast, Antalya, Cappadocia

Essence of Turkey
(13 Days)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Ephesus

City & Sea
(9 Days)
Istanbul, Bodrum

Turkey in Style
(10 Days)
Istanbul, Izmir & Ephesus, Bodrum

Multi-country Tours

Highlights of Greece & Turkey
(15 days)
Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Istanbul, Ephesus, Cappadocia

Culinary Tour of Greece & Turkey
(10 days)
Athens, Crete, Istanbul

Testimonials

Turkey was fantastic. The itinerary was perfect, just the right pace and balance of shopping, cruising, and visits to historical sights. Our guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable about art, history and culture.
~ M.S., Scottsdale, Arizona

You arranged a wonderful trip to Turkey. It covered all of the highlights, was well organized, and also allowed flexibility. Artisans of Leisure is the best tour company we have ever used.
~ R.B., Jackson, WY

We had a wonderful time in Turkey. Everything was perfect…Even though we haven’t met personally, I felt as if you knew me and selected guides that were absolutely perfect for us.
~ G.K., New York, NY

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