Turkish Classics


Istanbul, Cappadocia, Izmir-Kusadasi-Sirince-Ephesus

  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at your Choice of Hotel in Istanbul
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at your Choice of Hotel in Cappadocia
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation at your Choice of Hotel in Izmir, Kusadasi or Sirince
  • Private Half Day Tour of Istanbul with an English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Private Half Day Tour of Goreme Open Air Museum with an English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Private Full Day Tour of Ephesus with an English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Airfare from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Airfare from Cappadocia to Izmir
  • Airfare from Izmir to Istanbul
  • All Transfers and Luggage Handling within Turkey
  • All Transportation Provided by Deluxe Air-Conditioned Private Vehicle
  • 13 Meals: 9 Buffet Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, and 3 Dinners
  • All Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
  • Entrance Fees as Per Itinerary
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Welcome to Turkey. After clearing customs and immigration, your representative will meet you at the airport and assist you to your private transfer to your five-star hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure in Istanbul.


Istanbul – Istanbul Classics Tour

After breakfast enjoy a half-day tour of the classical sites of Istanbul. Begin at the magnificent Hagia Sophia. This marvelous Byzantine basilica was built in the sixth century and today is sometimes called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Continue to the Blue Mosque, one of the best examples of classical Turkish architecture, this 17th-century Ottoman mosque is famed for being the only in the world with six minarets. You will visit the Hippodrome, the former centre of sporting and political activities in Constantinople. During the visit you will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, the Serpentine Column from Delphi and the fountain of Willhelm II. Your tour will end at the Grand Bazaar, which in addition to its historical importance, is a bazaar that will tempt you with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewelry, leather and souvenirs.



Spend a day at leisure exploring the amazing sites and vibrant atmosphere of Istanbul or take an optional Bosphorus Cruise. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant about their favorite sites and activities in Istanbul.


Istanbul, Cappadocia

This morning you will be transfer to the airport for your flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival, transfer to your luxury Cappadocia hotel and enjoy the afternoon at your leisure or take an optional tour.


Cappadocia – Goreme Tour

After breakfast your half-day private tour begins by visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum, Cappadocia's most famous attraction, a complex of several painted cave-churches carved out by Orthodox monks between 900 and 1200 A.D. The paintings and decoration represent the flowering of a uniquely Cappadocian artistic style. Afterward, you will visit the small villages of Cavusin and Ortahisar, admiring their rock-cut dwellings and stone houses that have long since been abandoned. After the tour you can either return to your hotel for a leisurely afternoon or extend your day with an option tour of Kaymakli Underground City.



Enjoy a day of leisure admiring the breathtaking landscape of Cappadocia. There are many wonderful things to experience such as an optional hot-air balloon ride or an optional tour of the Cappadocia region, including Uchisar, the regions highest spot, Soganli Valley, with churches dating back to the 9th to 13th centuries, and Ihlara Valley, known for its rock-cut underground dwellings.


Cappadocia, Kusadasi/Izmir

After breakfast you will transfer to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir a private transfer will take you to your hotel in Izmir or Kusadasi where you will enjoy the rest of your day at your leisure.


Kusadasi/Izmir/Sirince – Ephesus Tour

After breakfast depart for your private full-day tour to the ancient city of Ephesus. Ephesus is among the best-preserved ancient sites in the Mediterranean. Your tour will begin at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. Following the archeological site, visit the House of the Virgin Mary. In the afternoon return to your hotel for relaxation.



Spend a relaxing day enjoying the crystal clear waters of the Aegean or sent off on further exploration of the region’s wonderful ancient sites such as Pergamum, Hierapolis, Aphrodisias and more. Ask your Leisure Travel Consultant for additional sightseeing recommendations.

DAY 10


Transfer to Izmir Airport for your flight to Istanbul where you will meet your connection home.

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Once the residence of the last Ottoman Sultans, the Çırağan Palace Kempinski is the only Luxury Hotel in Istanbul situated directly on the European shores of the Bosphorus, accessible by car, yacht, and helicopter. Combining the architectural grandeur of the palace with the modern comfort of a Deluxe Hotel, the Çırağan Palace Kempinski offers a resort ambience in the center of the city, conveniently located close to Istanbul's business districts, as well as its historic and cultural sites.

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The Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul is on the European bank of the Bosphorus, which flows through Istanbul’s history and heart, giving a 19th-century palace a fresh, eclectic spirit in a chic city retreat, surrounded by indigo waters and mountaintops. This transformed Ottoman palace is a hotel sanctuary of luxury and comfort where east meets west, with alluring facilities including a chic urban spa. Stimulating days and vibrant nights await you at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus.

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The Four Seasons Hotel at Sultanahmet is situated on Tevkifhane Sokak, literally meaning Jailhouse Street. The luxury hotel in Istanbul is steps away from historical sites such as Agia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome and Topkapi Palace. The boutique style hotel offers 65 guest rooms including 11 suites, housed in a century-old neoclassical Turkish prison. Explore the narrow streets and smells of incense and spices filling the air from the comfort of your luxury hotel.

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Rising 20 stories above the pulse of Istanbul, The Marmara Taksim is a deluxe five-star hotel for both business and leisure travelers who want the very best in Istanbul with a modern take on Turkish culture. The hotel, a landmark building, is at the center of the business, shopping, theater and entertainment district, showcasing an outdoor pool and views of the sea, where guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant or a drink at the bar.

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Located at the crossroads of two continents, Europe and Asia, The Ritz-Carlton Istanbul is a luxury hotel that offers a perfect blend of culture, hospitality and sophistication with 5-star amenities. A balance between Middle Eastern tradition and beauty with European culture and style, featuring exceptional accommodations, world-class cuisine, a nurturing spa and impeccable service, helps provide an unforgettable retreat in the heart of one of the most fascinating cities in the world, with memories to last a lifetime.

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The Pera Palace Hotel was built in 1892 for the passengers of the Orient Express train which started from London and ended in Baghdad, giving guests a feeling of a different world. Ambience, colors, decoration, and smells instantly turn back time to the 19th century. Rooms overlooking the Golden Horn provide a spectacular view of historical and modern Istanbul. The exclusive service which was given to kings and queens can be yours in this Istanbul luxury hotel.

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Eresin Crown hotel is a luxury boutique museum hotel in the historical heart of Istanbul, in the district of Sultanahmet. The excellent location of Eresin Crown Hotel allows guests to explore Istanbul by foot. Just a few minutes walking distance is the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Topkapı Palace and the Grand Bazaar. The museum has been fully renovated into a hotel providing modern amenities while showcasing historical and architectural significance from Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine eras.

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The Cappadocia Cave Resort & Spa Boutique Hotel is the perfect example of a luxury hotel in Cappadocia, with its magical lunar landscape and breathtaking panoramic views, a full-service spa offering holistic beauty treatments, and all rooms featuring traditional stone-based architecture interiors. This enchanting and tranquil resort also offers spectacular five-star comfort and service, along with a wide range of amenities, and Asian or European delicacies, giving you a memorable experience.

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Anatolian Houses offers a Cappadocian luxury hotel service with rock-cut architecture within cave formations overlooking the Göreme Valley, on the edge of the UNESCO-protected Göreme National Park. The Anatolian Houses offers you a chance to explore the Turkish way of living and endless Turkish hospitality with their amicable service and cozy floor-heated rooms. Relax with a glass of wine, from the free wine fountain in the garden, as you overlook the amazing sunset.

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Argos in Cappadocia is what Turkish legends are made of. An ancient monastery renovated into a contemporary hotel with rooms and social spaces carefully restored to provide modern societal comforts within primeval walls, giving guest a picture-perfect luxurious experience in Cappadocia. Located within the old Uçhisar village, the highest town in biblical Cappadocia, Argos sits amidst a moonscape terrain of primordial natural wonders that are so unearthly, defying the imagination.

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Gamirasu Cave Hotel, located in the heart of Cappadocia, is nestled within one of the many moonscape valleys and is the first authentic rock cave dwelling. Once a monastic retreat during the Byzantine era, with the only Byzantine Orthodox church from the 11th century, this luxurious cave hotel offers rooms built into volcanic rock with vaulted ceilings and Turkish décor, ideal for travelers who prefer a quiet and meditative space with modern conveniences, retained in historic details.

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Museum Hotel is the only Relais & Chateaux member luxury boutique hotel in Turkey, situated in a very special geographic region of Cappadocia, a popular tourist destination known for complex cave tunnels, underground cities, and an overall cultural landscape. With an inspiration for design and creation, the hotel features 30 unique rooms and suites, beautifully restored to their original glory, each with exceptional authentic taste, furnished with priceless antiques, giving guest a real museum experience.

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Mövenpick Hotel Izmir is Turkey’s leading business hotel, centrally located in Izmir, near Cumhuriyet Square and Kulturpark, and within walking distance to the business and shopping districts of the city. This Izmir luxury hotel offers the highest level of comfort with contemporary accommodations and free Wi-Fi access, along with stunning views of Izmir Bay. The hotel provides a panoramic gym, a spa with an indoor pool and holistic treatments, and international and Turkish cuisine.

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The Charisma De Luxe Hotel, in Kusadasi, towers over the Aegean Sea, offering guests a beautiful view and the convenience of being near some of the area's top tourist attractions, yacht marina, shopping, dining and nightlife. This five-star Kusadasi luxury hotel combines celebrity treatment with world-class service though relaxation options at their private beach, hammam, sauna, gym, and large indoor and outdoor pools. Taste the Turkish and international delicacies of the breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets.

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La Vista Boutique Hotel & Spa is a new Kusadasi hotel and a real gem amidst the chaos of a busy port town, furnished in French Provence style, with a 280-degree clear view of the Aegean Sea. All luxurious rooms feature a private balcony overlooking the Seferihisar Bay and the restaurant specializes in a wide variety of seafood options. The hotel is for ages 16+, providing the ideal setting for a relaxing and romantic getaway.

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Güllü Konaklari is a hotel in Sirince, offering guests a year-round chance to enjoy the variant beauty of each season. Serenity and tranquility can be yours as you relax in nature on the terrace or soak in the outdoor Jacuzzi. Registered as a historical property, with over one hundred years of history, Güllü Konaklari features 12 uniquely decorated rooms with a fireplace enticing guests to relax and enjoy the comforts of modern amenities.

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Markiz Konakları is a hotel complex, combining three Greek mansions, with the best views overlooking the village of Sirince, built in a beautiful garden full of fruit trees and flowers. Rooms are warmly decorated and equipped with modern amenities and fireplaces, while the property offers a hammam and sauna for a relaxing stay. Only a short drive from the archaeological treasures of Ephesus, this countryside getaway is the perfect home away from home with its cozy atmosphere.

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3 Nights Athens Extension

Get a taste of history, culture and cuisine when you head off to Athens, the birthplace of democracy. Spend three nights at one of our top luxury hotels, with magnificent views of the Acropolis. Enjoy a full- day tour of the historical highlights around the city, including the Acropolis, the Acropolis Museum, the ancient Agora, the neoclassical buildings of Plaka, the changing of the guards at the Parliament building, Lycabettus Hill, and more. Your three nights/four-day extension includes roundtrip airfare from Cairo to Athens, private transfers, hotel accommodations, private tours, and local assistance.

3 Nights Cairo Extension

Immerse yourself into 5000 years of history with a visit to Cairo, the enchanting capital of Egypt. Experience some of the world’s most iconic monuments including the Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and so much more. Your 3-night / 4-day extension will include airfare to Cairo. Private transfers, private tours, and 24/7 local assistance.

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Hi Mina,

Hope you are well.

Sorry i could not get back earlier. Me and my wife would like to thank you for arranging one of the best trips we ever had. You and your team made this happen to the very detail. The timely pickup, drop off, the tours and hotels, everything was just perfect. The Karavan tour team was very professional.

I cant thank enough for the beautiful surprise birthday cake for my wife at Hotel Charisma. I am not sure if you arranged it or the hotel staff, but it was wonderfull.

Turkey is such a beautiful country and we can't wait to get back next year. On our return journey my wife was already planning where we will be going next time when in Turkey. Thank you again for your and teams great services and we look forward to planning our next holiday with you.

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