Highlights : Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale
What is Included:
- Domestic flights from Istanbul to Cappadocia – Cappadocia to Izmir and Izmir to Istanbul
- 3 night accommodation at 4 star Star Hotel in Istanbul (With Breakfast)
- 2 night accommodation at boutique cave Hotel in Cappadocia (With Breakfast)
- 2 night accommodation at 4 Star Hotel in Kusadasi (With Breakfast)
- 1 Full Day Istanbul City Tour
- 1 half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour
- 1 Full Day Ephesus Tour
- 1 Full Day Pamukkale Tour
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour
- Air-conditioned transport
- Professional English speaking tour guide
- All entrance fees mentioned in the Itinerary
- Return airport transfers
Not included :
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours
Day 1 – Istanbul
We greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You will be given your room key; the rest of the day is yours to explore and dicover Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2- Istanbul- Walking City Tour ( B / L )
Breakfast then fully Guided Istanbul Old City Walkng Tour which will visit Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum (closed on Mondays), Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays)
Overnight in Istanbul
Day 3 – Istanbul – Half Day Bosphorus Cruise ( B )
Pick up at 08:30 from the hotel for the Tour of Bosphorus and see the Asian part of Istanbul from the boat. Spice Market, City walls, Golden Horn area then finishes at about 12:30 , transfer to hotel, transfer to airport, we have an early evening flight to Cappadocia. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 4 – Cappadocia- North Tour ( B / L )
*Balloon Flight is highly recommended.
Our day begins at 9:30. Pick up and Tour of the local highlights of Cappadocia. You will visit : Devrent Valley, Monk´s valley ( Pasabag ), Avanos (lunch in Avanos), Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar (Natural Fortress) Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5 – Cappadocia- South Tour ( B / L )
You will be picked up from your hotel at 09:30 for the second day tour of Cappadocia. You will visit: Red Valley (4 km. hiking), Rose Valley (visiting the churches),Cavusin (Old Christian village), Lunch in Pigeon valley, Kaymakli , and Ortahisar Castle After the tour we will depart on a domestic flight to Izmir ( direct or via Istanbul )and then transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 6 – Kusadası- Ephesus Tour ( B / L )
Breakfast at your hotel then we will pick you up from your hotel for the tour of the ancient city of Ephesus and Virgin Mary’s House. You will visit: The the Temple of Artemis, The Old City of Ephesus, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Library of Celcius, Lunch in Selcuk, The Last Abode of Virgin Mary. Accommodation in Kusadasi.
Day 7 – Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour ( B / L )
Breakfast at your hotel then we will depart from your hotel in Kusadası, we will reach to Pamukkale after driving three hours then you will see the Cotton Cliffs. Pamukkale is an extraordinary natural wonder. The limestone waters rise from the ground at a temperature of 35 C and cascade down the mountain from a height of 100 meters, forming a myriad of pools. Ivory-coloured stalactites are formed as the water overflows from the pools, creating an extraordinary sight unequalled in the world. Also you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre, Roman Bath and Necropolis. Tonight we will have a transfer to Denizli for your domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 8 – Istanbul ( B )
Arrive Istanbul in the morning. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future on one of our tours again.