10-Day Turkey Honeymoon Tour (Istanbul to Cappadocia)

10-Day Turkey Honeymoon Tour (Istanbul to Cappadocia)

By Ruby Zhao | Updated Feb. 21, 2024

10-Day Turkey Honeymoon Tour

For a honeymoon in Turkey, there should be intrigue and beauty and this tour takes you to Istanbul, Fethiye, Antalya, and Cappadocia.

You will enjoy the cave hotel and coastal hotel we have selected for you, your heart will beat faster when you have an adventurous experience with your lover, and you will soak up the history as your hear your private guide's explanations. Create your memorable honeymoon with this tour!

Days

10

Price

from US$3,580 p/p

Best For

Couple, Honeymooners

Best Time

Apr. to Oct.

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Tour Highlights

Drive along one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world.
D400 - One of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world.
Attend a feast of history spanning millenniums with your loved one.
The ancient city of Ephesus.
Stay in selected cave and beach hotels specifically for couples.
Relax your soul and body in cave hotel.
Choose an optional adventurous experience: a hot-air balloon flight or paragliding.
Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia

Tour Map

Itinerary Details

The itinerary below is only a typical sample and you may alter anything to suit your preferences. Tell us your needs and our travel advisors will tailor-make the itinerary to meet your requirements.

Day 1
Istanbul Arrival

Welcome to romantic Turkey! Meet your private guide at the airport and you will be driven to the hotel that we have selected for you. Spend the rest of your day at leisure and get ready to start your honeymoon tour!

Day 2
Istanbul Old City Highlights

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Enjoy a full-day tour of Istanbul, the only city that straddles two continents! Your tour includes the Hippodrome of Constantinople — the place chariot races and competitive athletic events took place during the Roman period. The Blue Mosque is a 17th-century Ottoman mosque that's famous for its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles. Continue to Hagia Sophia, the great Byzantine basilica built in the 6th century, which remained the largest cathedral in the world for almost a thousand years. It was later converted to a mosque and is now a museum. Then your tour will take you to the Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans and houses riches from 700 years ago. Finally, visit the Grand Bazaar, which is a world-famous shopping arcade with over 4,000 shops under one roof.

Special Notes

  • Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays.
  • The Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays.
  • The Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays.
  • The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.

Optional Trip to Enrich Your Tour

Bosphorus night cruise with dinner: Enjoy sightseeing at night with views of both Asia and Europe from the Bosphorus Bay. Your dinner will be served on the cruise.

Day 3
Istanbul to Fethiye by Flight

Meals provided: breakfast

You will fly from the big city of Istanbul to Dalaman, which is the closest airport to the popular coastal town of Fethiye and the famous beach resort of Oludeniz. After your airport transfer, enjoy your hotel with its superb ocean view.

Day 4
Free Day at the Resort

Meals provided: breakfast

This is a free day on your Turkish honeymoon so why not enjoy some swimming, try food in the old town of Paspatur, and visit some of the Lycian rock tombs that are dotted around the city.

Once the evening begins, Fethiye offers a range of dining from quick meals to fine dining followed by bars and nightclubs to relax with a drink.

Optional Trip to Enrich Your Tour

Island-hopping day trip: Hop on a pirate ship to explore the little islands! You will visit the Blue Cave, Butterfly Valley, and Camel Beach. Play high up on the deck and dance in the foam party!

Half-day diving trip: If you love diving, joining a half-day diving trip will be fun!

Day 5
Saklikent Gorge, Kayakoy, and the Blue Lagoon

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Your private guide will take you to Saklikent Gorge. This natural gorge has water flowing through it all year round and it makes for an interesting walk through the cool waters. If you like, soak yourself in the local mud baths and then head to the Blue Lagoon to enjoy the sun, sand, and swimming.

Optional Trip to Enrich Your Tour

Paragliding: This experience will make your heart beat faster! Go paragliding from Babadag mountain to Oludeniz Beach landing point via a tandem flight (approximately 40 minutes). This offers a unique photo opportunity on your honeymoon in Turkey.

Day 6
Fethiye to Antalya via D400, the Most Beautiful Coastal Road

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

D400 is considered to be one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the world and it lies between Fethiye and Antalya. You can sit back and enjoy a relaxing ride along the stunning coastline

Stop over at Kas, a lovely town on the way, and enjoy local food in a seaside restaurant.

Arrive in Antalya in the afternoon..

Day 7
Perge and Aspendos City Tour

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Explore the ancient sites of Perge and Aspendos, visit the beautiful Side, and see the natural Kursunlu and Manavgat waterfalls (depending on the season).

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and the tour will begin with a visit to Perge. Tour the stadium, the Roman Gate, the Nymphaeum, the Roman baths, the Hellenistic Gate, the colonnaded main street, and the Agora. After lunch, there will be time to visit one of the waterfalls depending on the time of year. Aspendos is the next stop and it is known for its well-preserved theater.

Day 8
Antalya to Cappadocia via Konya

Meal provided: breakfast

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, say goodbye to Antalya, and then head to Cappadocia. After 4 hours of driving, you will reach Konya where you have the chance to visit the Mevlana Museum, a school of whirling dervishes. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. Then you will be driven for another 3 hours to reach Cappadocia.

We have selected a lovely cave hotel for you to have an intimate time.

Day 9
Northern Cappadocia Tour

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Start your visit at Goreme Panorama, which offers a splendid view over the village of Goreme, the land of fairy chimneys. Then, you will be fascinated by the Goreme Open-Air Museum, which is the biggest monastery complex in the region. You will continue to Ortahisar, a typical village with a castle and caves for food storage.

Afterward, you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney ValleyPasabag – with its mushroom-like rock formations. Passing through Imaginary Valley (Devrent Valley), you will have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.

You will enjoy an open buffet for lunch in a restaurant.

Finally, you will walk along the Red River's flourishing Avanos town, which is famous for its pottery cave workshops dating back thousands of years to the Hittites. On the way back to your hotel, you will visit Love Valley, which offers a magnificent view. 

Day 10
Underground City and Departure

Meals provided: breakfast and lunch

Your visit will start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City, which served for many centuries as a refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from Roman persecution.

Finally, you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeon houses. It has a wonderful view of Uchisar Castle.

This is the end of your honeymoon tour. Your driver will take you to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

Optional Trip to Enrich Your Tour

Hot-air balloon ride: This experience will be a happy ending for your honeymoon! Ride in a hot-air balloon and have a panoramic view of Goreme. Enjoy flying in the air with your loved one. We will make sure you get window seats in our balloon and we are certain your expectations will be met!

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Trip Notes

Extend the Tour

  • Gallipoli and Troy: Add 2 days to see the Dardanelles Memorial, Brighton Beach, Troy, and Pergamum.
  • Ankara: Add 2 days to see Ataturk Mausoleum and Lake Abant.
  • More destinations: Bursa, Konya, Cesme, Alacati, Bodrum, and Safranbolu. Feel free to tell us the places you're interested in and we will provide you with more information.

Accommodation

Many types of accommodation are available including 5-star hotels, superior 4-star hotels, best value 3-star hotels, and popular boutique hotels in various Turkish styles. We will select the perfect one for you.

Transportation

We usually recommend flights to connect destination cities, which is more effective and saves time. Feel free to tell us if you prefer to experience the trains or buses.

Meals

Lunches are prepared in local restaurants for you to taste authentic Turkish food. Please tell us if you have any special dietary requirements, such as vegetarian, Indian, gluten-free, or halal. Your guide will take care of it.

Hand-picked Hotels

Legacy Ottoman Hotel
Legacy Ottoman Hotel
Sentido Lykia Resort & SPA
Sentido Lykia Resort & SPA
Akra Hotel
Akra Hotel
Koza Cave Hotel
Koza Cave Hotel

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