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

Essence of Turkey

(13 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya, Ephesus

This luxurious two-week tour visits the highlights of Turkey at a leisurely pace. With your own private guide and driver, enjoy comprehensive touring in the great city of Istanbul, the underground cave cities of Cappadocia, charming seaside Antalya, and the impressive ruins of Ephesus. Accommodation is at the best luxury hotels in each location.

Begin in Istanbul. During flexible private touring with your own guide and driver, 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 most interesting 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. Upon request, hot air balloon rides can be arranged. Accommodation is in a luxury cave-style hotel. From there, drive to Konya and see the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). Also visit Aspendos to see the beautifully preserved Roman theater.

Spend three nights in Antalya at an exclusive resort overlooking the blue waters of the Mediterranean. Enjoy a private excursion to see the ruins of the ancient cities of Termessos and Perge.

Continue 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.

Finally, fly back to Istanbul for two nights in a room with a view of the Bosphorus.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Istanbul
VIP airport assistance. Private arrival 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 for flight to Cappadocia for 2 nights. Private tour of underground cities and caves
Day 5 Cappadocia
Full-day private tour
Day 6 Cappadocia - Antalya
Private overland transfer to Antalya for 3 night stay. Visit Konya and Aspendos en route
Day 7 Antalya
Full day private touring in Antalya, Termessos and Perge
Day 8 Antalya
At leisure at resort
Day 9 Antalya - Izmir
Private transfer to flight to Izmir for 2 nights
Day 10 Izmir & Ephesus
Private excursion to Ephesus and private tour of Izmir's bazaars
Day 11 Izmir - Istanbul
Transfer and flight to Istanbu. Private transfer to hotel for 2 night stay
Day 12 Istanbul
Half-day private tour
Day 13 Depart Istanbul
Private airport transfer

Istanbul: Four Seasons Istanbul or Park Hyatt (first stay)
Four Seasons Bosphorus or Ciragan Palace (second stay)
Cappadocia: Argos Hotel or Museum Hotel
Antalya: Mardan Palace Hotel
Izmir: Swissotel Buyuk Efes

$14,520 Per person (double occupancy)


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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