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8 Days Private Guided Tour in Turkey from Istanbul provided by Sunnova Travel

8 Days Private Guided Tour in Turkey from Istanbul

8 Days Private Guided Tour in Turkey from Istanbul
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
8 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
  • Duration:
    8 days
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
About
If you have enough time to visit the most popular destinations in Turkey, then you are welcome to our Turkey Grand Tour for 8 days. Grand Turkey Tour is a mix of west and east parts of Turkey. In 8 days we will be visiting Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Antalya, Kaş, Fethiye, Pamukkale, Efes, Kusadasi, Pergamon, Troy, Gallipoli, Bursa, and Istanbul cities, covering various historical, cultural, and natural sites.We will be traveling with comfortable car with maximum 10 travelers. The tour flows smoothly between destinations by driving 1 to 3 hours each day
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 251829P14
Important information
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Travel Health Insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • Entry/Admission - Pierre Loti Tepesi
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pasabag
  • Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Uchisar Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
  • Entry/Admission - Kusadasi Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cave of the Seven Sleepers
  • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
  • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
Duration
8 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Airports:
  • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
  • Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, Sanayi, 34906 Pendik/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Travel Health Insurance
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Bosphorus Strait
  • Entry/Admission - Pierre Loti Tepesi
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pasabag
  • Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Uchisar Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
  • Entry/Admission - Kusadasi Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
  • Entry/Admission - Ephesus Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cave of the Seven Sleepers
  • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
  • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Airports:
  • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
  • Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, Sanayi, 34906 Pendik/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
8 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 4 Aug 2020
A note from 8 Days Private Guided Tour in Turkey from Istanbul
Half capacity of the transportation vehicles are used because of social distancing inside the vehicle. The hotels are certified as "safe hotel" by taking all necessary precautions about Covid 19.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
32 stops
Day 1
Welcome to Turkey
Day 2
Discover Old City Istanbul
Day 3
Enjoy Istanbul
Day 4
Discover Cappadocia
Day 5
Visit underground cities in...
Day 6
Izmir Ephesus and Kusadasi
Day 7
Enjoy Pamukkale
Day 8
Shopping and Goodbye
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Terri L
Washington DC, DC3 contributions
Aug 2020
We did a custom private tour that was 7 days starting from Istanbul, then Ephesus, Pammukale, Cappadocia. Do yourself a favor and book with Sunnova Travel agency and book with Alican. He is by far the best tour guide I have ever experienced. He will make sure you have a good time in Turkey. He is the most generous, kind, hospitable, knowledgeable, and honest tour guide I have ever met. He won't let the locals take advantage of you. His private tours are flexible and he can design an itinerary based on your preferences. At the end of the tour we became more like friends rather than tour guide and customer. Turkey is an amazing place and I would highly recommend Alican as your guide.
Written 24 August 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Scenic06968138889
Thank you for your kind words! We are so greatful that you had a nice trip with us! Best,
Written 25 August 2020
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Jim H
Houston, TX8 contributions
Apr 2021
Short Review:

This is an outstanding agency that takes into account every detail to make your trip absolutely perfect. I cannot give this organization a high enough rating that would accurately describe how perfect they made our trip to Turkey. Just about every detail was taken care of from our arrival at the airport to our departure. The entire team is knowledgeable and very attentive to both our needs and desires. Everyone we dealt with spoke perfect English and we're very accommodating in answering our questions and meeting our requests.

I highly recommend if you are going to Turkey to use Sunnova Travel. Alican & Susan are far more than excellent tour guides they truly make you feel like family and show you a side of Turkey that you would miss but the larger tour companies.

Long Review: IT IS WORTH THE READ!

We recently traveled to Turkey with another couple for a quick seven-day vacation.
We found Senova Travel through a mutual friend and from the start of our enquiries we could tell that this agency was far and above more organized and dedicated then the others we spoke to.

From the outset Alican (Ali Jon) communicated in great detail with us to ensure we had all the appropriate documentation including visas and the documentation necessary to enter the country under their covid policies. Once these documents were in place they took great care to ensure that we never had to worry about the documentation but we arrived filing with all the appropriate organizations hotels and other sites that needed this information. In short we did not have to worry about anything outside of arriving at our predesignated meeting site at the Istanbul airport.

Our first three days we're taken up with visiting multiple sites in Istanbul the Tour Company hired a local expert tour guide that guided us through each of the major sites sharing with us both historical fact and cultural insights that allowed us to appreciate more fully that which we were seeing.

While each day was full and there were many sites covered in Istanbul they were also very attentive to ensuring that we had adequate time for meals and breaks so as to not become overtired in our journey. The schedule they set was also very flexible allowing us to move specific sites and attractions from day to day.

We did make an in country transfer to Cappadocia. Again this was a process that was carefree with Alican taking us right up to the check-in counter and telling us where will we be met at the Cappadocia airport . of course we were met right on time and as promised and brought to our hotel where we were met once again by the Tour Company for our Cappadocian adventure.

The Tour Company secured a stay in a cave hotel which I would rate at five stars and pre arranged for a local restaurant to be prepared for our late arrival and still serve us dinner. Once again every detail covered with great care.

Once again the Tour Company hired a local guide that guided us through each of the major sites sharing with us both historical fact and cultural insights that allowed us to appreciate more fully that which we were seeing. Whether it was The Cave churches to the underground city we were provided great incites without necessarily becoming overburdened with detail.

Since we use this private tour group we also had the opportunity to visit several sites that would be off the beaten path and you would not be able to see with a larger Tour Company.

Upon completion of our adventure in Cappadocia the was a process that was carefree with Alican taking us right up to the check-in counter to ensure our smooth transfer back to Istanbul.

That ended our Turkey adventure with our group flying back to Houston the next day. however so impressed with this organization and the great detail and care they took to ensure we had a wonderful time we are now looking at booking them again for another visit to Turkey later this year.

For those who travel quite a bit I would rate the level of service you get from these folks well in line with a Viking cruise line or a sandals resort with every minute detail planned for you to ensure that your visit is seamless and stress free. I highly recommend using this company if you're looking to go anywhere in Turkey!
Written 19 April 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Scenic06968138889
Thank you for your insightful and so detailed feedback! It was our pleasure to welcome you here in Turkey. Your feedback inspired and motivated us for our future customers. We were so honered to hear your kind words! Your happiness and stisfaction are our most valuable asset! For sure, we fell like you were a member of our family! So, we look forward to welcoming you again! Love to Jim and Sharone!
Written 21 April 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Sunnova Travel
235kfl
235kfl
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Well-planned trip, very accommodating
Alican, from Sunnova Travel, was very accomodating and friendly in his service. On the first day in Turkey, it snow
TravellerInAsia2013
TravellerInAsia2013
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Personal Service, with good attitude and knowledge of area.
Alican worked with me to arrange a two day transport from Istanbul to Ankara to Cappadocia. It was wonderful. We
Prassy P
Prassy P
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Ultimate Experience
Amazing planning and arrangements overall with experienced guides and amazing cars with skip the queues for entranc
Adnaan10384
Adnaan10384
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Amazing tour of Istanbul and Cappadocia
Alican and Susan did a great job to give us a wonderful experience in Istanbul and Cappadocia. Highly professional
jessp59
jessp59
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A1 vacation!
I booked with Sunnova for a private customized 12-day journey through Turkey highlights and I was impressed by thei
suzannesJ7176FZ
suzannesJ7176FZ
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Amazing and incredible!!!
Four of us traveled with Sunnova from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Black Sea area, to the west from Dalyan , Ephasus, Ay
Michael S
Michael S
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Fantastic Turkey Experience
Fantastic experience seeing Turkey for the first time. Saw many parts of Turkey with wonderful guides leading the w
Vacation55516077040
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A dream come true
We contacted Alican because we wanted a week family trip to Turkey but had no time to organize ourselves as we usua
MonkeyCDo
MonkeyCDo
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Tour Company that Cares About Best Experience
I have traveled around the world, and I have to say that Sunnova was one of the best tour arrangers with whom I eve
Struthme
Struthme
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The tour is FANTASTIC! 🥰
The Black Sea Region of Turkey is simply stunning! This tour gives you the opportunity to see and experience the hi
hakann466
hakann466
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perfect experience
Alican is an expert on communication and understanding the needs of customers. Impression on the first meet is like
Go62746
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Turkey Private Black Sea Tour
Travelling to Turkey has become somewhat of an obsession for me. When last October a sudden change in a much bigger
NovaScotianTraveller
NovaScotianTraveller
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Private Tour in Black Sea Area with Alican
Alican, our tour guide, was a gift. He is helpful, kind, attentive, well-organized, and is genuinely interested in
elfie_23
elfie_23
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Amazing tour!
On our third trip to Turkey we decided to visit the Black Sea region, and were lucky enough to choose Northa Travel
michaelstark62
michaelstark62
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Black Sea, North East Turkey
A great tour conducted by a great guide. Alican is an excellent guide, as well as being such a friendly person. I
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