On the following links below you can find some of my suggested tours. When I have a rough idea of your interests and know your desired intended traveling time to Turkey I can prepare an up to date custom itinerary for you which suits your interests and your time.

Istanbul Ankara Cappadocia Tour 6 DaysIstanbul Western Turkey Tour 7 DaysWestern And Central Anatolia Tour 10 Days – Western Turkey Cappadocia Tour 11 DaysEastern Turkey Cappadocia Tour 14 DaysWestern Turkey Blue Voyage Cappadocia Tour 15 Days – Biblical Archaeological Sites Tour 17 Days – Western Central Eastern Anatolia Tour 26 Days – Grand Tour of Turkey 31 Days – Special Diet Tours

I have indicated on the map below some of the interesting places and archaeological sites worth visiting in Turkey.

     

    The Unesco World Heritage Sites in Turkey with their year of inscription and my star rating for them on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

    • Historic Areas of Istanbul (1985) ****
    • Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği (1985) *
    • Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (1985) ****
    • Hattusha: the Hittite Capital (1986) ****
    • Nemrut Dağ (1987) ****
    • Xanthos-Letoon (1988) *****
    • Hierapolis-Pamukkale (1988) ****
    • Aphrodisias (2017) ****
    • City of Safranbolu (1994) ***
    • Archaeological Site of Troy (1998) ****
    • Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex (2011) **
    • Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük (2012) ***
    • Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape (2014) ****
    • Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire (2014) *
    • Ephesus (2015) ****
    • Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape (2015) *
    • Archaeological Site of Ani (2016) ***

    Sites submitted on the Tentative List of Unesco and my star rating for them on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

    Karain Cave (1994) ****
    Sümela Monastery (The Monastery of Virgin Mary) (2000) *
    Alahan Monastery (2000) **
    St. Nicholas Church (2000) ***
    Harran and Sanliurfa (2000) **
    The Tombstones of Ahlat the Urartian and Ottoman citadel (2000) **
    Seljuk Caravanserais on the route from Denizli to Dogubeyazit (2000) **
    Konya-A capital of Seljuk Civilization (2000) **
    Alanya (2000) **
    Mardin Cultural Landscape (2000) **
    St.Paul Church, St.Paul’s Well and surrounding historic quarters (2000) **
    Ishak Pasha Palace (2000) ****
    Kekova (2000) *****
    Güllük Dagi-Termessos National Park (2000) ****
    Ancient Cities of Lycian Civilization (2009) *****
    Archaeological Site of Sagalassos (2009) ****
    Archaeological Site of Perge (2009) ***
    Esrefoglu Mosque (2011) **
    The Archaeological Site of Göbeklitepe (2011) ****
    Hatay, St. Pierre Church (2011) **
    Aizanoi Antique City (2012) ***
    Archeological Site of Zeugma (2012) ***
    Gordion (2012) ***
    Historic Town of Birgi (2012) **
    Mausoleum and Sacred area of Hecatomnus (2012) ****
    Medieval City of Beçin (2012) **
    Historical Monuments of Niğde (2012) *
    Yesemek Quarry and Sculpture Workshop (2012) **
    Odunpazari Historical Urban Site (2012) **
    Mamure Castle (2012) **
    Haci Bektas Veli Complex (2012) ***
    Archaeological site of Laodikeia (2013) **
    Lake Tuz Special Environmental Protection Area (SEPA) (2013) **
    Trading Posts and Fortifications on Genoese Trade Routes from the Mediterranean to the Black Sea (2013) ***
    The Ancient City of Sardis and the Lydian Tumuli of Bin Tepe (2013) ****
    İznik (2014) ***
    Zeynel Abidin Mosque Complex and Mor Yakup (Saint Jacob) Church (2014) ****
    Tomb of Ahi Evran (2014) **
    Vespasianus Titus Tunnel (2014) ***
    Mahmut Bey Mosque (2014) *
    Archaeological Site of Kültepe-Kanesh (2014) *
    Ancient City of Kaunos (2014) **
    Anatolian Seljuks Madrasahs (2014) *
    Archaeological Site of Arslantepe (2014) ****
    Ancient City of Korykos (2014) **
    Ancient City of Anazarbos (2014) **
    Çanakkale (Dardanelles) and Gelibolu (Gallipoli) Battles Zones in the First World War (2014) ***
    Eflatun Pinar: The Hittite Spring Sanctuary (2014) **
    Akdamar Church (2015) ***
    The Theatre and Aqueducts of the Ancient City of Aspendos (2015) ****
    Eshab-ı Kehf Kulliye (Islamic-Ottoman Social Complex) (2015) *
    Historic Guild Town of Mudurnu (2015) *
    Mount Harşena and the Rrock-tombs of the Pontic Kings (2015) ***
    Mountainous Phrygia (2015) ***
    Ancient City of Stratonikeia (2015) **
    The Bridge of Uzunköprü (2015) *
    Ismail Fakirullah Tomb and its Light Refraction Mechanism (2015) *
    Yıldız Palace Complex (2015) ***
    The Malabadi Bridge (2016) *
    Tushpa/Van Fortress, the Mound and the Old City of Van (2016) **
    Sultan Bayezid II Complex: A Center of Medical Treatment (2016) ***
    Yivli Minaret Mosque (2016) **
    Sivrihisar Great Mosque (2016) *
    The Bodrum Castle (2016) *****
    Nuruosmaniye Complex (2016) *
    Ancient city of Kibyra (2016) **
    Haci Bayram Mosque and its Surrounding Area (the Haci Bayram District) (2016) *
    Kızılırmak Delta Wetland and Bird Sanctuary (2016) **