Turkey Family Tour

Tour Overview

Welcome to Istanbul Turkey! If you are looking for something special & want to visit the best family holiday in Istanbul, Turkey, then look no further. Spend the 8 days of your trip exploring the best of Turkey; meet the people & interact, savor the various cuisines & take on some fun excursions to Vialand theme park, Prince’s Island, the Turkish Aquarium with a visit to the old museum. Your tour extends to the Bosphorus cruise composed of 360o stunning views all through Istanbul. 

Trip Highlights

  • Istanbul City Tour
  • Vialand tour
  • Turkey Aquarium Tour
  • Princes' Island Tour
  • Visit Miniaturk Museum
  • Turkey Shopping Tour

Trip Itinerary

Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul.  There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

You will depart at 08:30am for the Istanbul city tour. Starting with TOPKAPI PALACE, the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, & Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans & their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.

Proceed to SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.

Thereafter, head to HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.

You will have a Lunch break & then visit the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) the air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme & every other conceivable herb & spice. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy in Istanbul.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel in Istanbul, your day of family fun begins with a hotel pick-up & transfer to the Vialand Theme Park in the Eyüp district. This vast park is as large as a hundred football stadiums, and has the capacity to entertain 13,000 visitors.

Experience top rides including the Roller Coaster, Splash Coaster, Drop Tower, and Crazy River. Enjoy some free time to explore the park’s shopping mall afterwards.

  • Take the whole family along on an excursion to Vialand Theme Park

  • Experience the thrills of the rides including the Breath Taker & Drop Tower

  • Explore the shops at the Vialand Shopping Mall

Following your visit to the theme park you’ll have free time for shopping in the mall. Afterwards you will be transferred back to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast at 09:30 am. Go explore thousands of different inhabitants of the sea world including sharks, giant stingrays, piranhas & octopus. Tour Turkuazoo; the first modern giant aquarium in Turkey which presents an unprecedented experience to visitors & introduces various inhabitants of underwater collected from all around the world. There are 29 different aquariums with different themes from the Mediterranean & Aegean seas. The largest of 29 aquariums in Turkuazoo is filled with 5 million liters of water & includes an 80-meter-long acrylic underwater tunnel. The most spectacular site is the colossal observation deck featuring 270 degrees’ underwater views of the magnificent aquarium.

Transfer back to the hotel in the evening & enjoy your leisure time at the hotel or walk around.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

You have a free Day until departure for your domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel in Kusadasi and stay at leisure.

OVERNIGHT: LaVista Boutique Hotel & Spa

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

At 08:30 after breakfast, depart from the hotel for a fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre & House of the Virgin Mary. You will have a Lunch break around 13:00pm & after the lunch, visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving center.

Thereafter go for the Turkish Village Tour. Sirinces construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines.

You will visit the vineyards & it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of making fruit wine.

On the way you will also visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate.

OVERNIGHT: LaVista Boutique Hotel & Spa

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel & go horse riding in Kusadasi. Except pick-ups from hotel, the program is conducted by horseback, experienced staff will ride alongside with you & there are horses that are suitable for both complete beginners & experienced riders.  

OVERNIGHT: LaVista Boutique Hotel & Spa

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time shopping in Kusadasi. Later depart for Izmir airport to catch your domestic flight to Istanbul & then a flight back to home. We hope your tour was a memorable one & we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again.

Basis: Bed & Breakfast



 Quoted in US Dollars per Person Sharing

From 1125 USD

Include / Exclude

  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Professional English – speaking tour guides
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air – conditioned coach
  • 7 nights’ hotel in Istanbul
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Guided Ephesus tour
  • Guided Sirince village tour & wine tasting
  • Return airport transfers
  • Domestic flight ticket to Izmir
  • International flights
  • Insurance: All types
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in inclusions


Turkey Family Tour

From 1125 USD / Per Person

8 Days - 7Nights


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