Itinerary : Istanbul – Ephesus – Pamukkale – Cappadocia
Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights ( Customizable )
Departures: All year around, everyday
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Day 1 – Istanbul
Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2 – Explore Old City (B,L)
Pick up from your hotel to visit Old City. You visit the great Topkapi Palace which has royal treasury and elegant four courts ( Harem is extra ). After luch visit Blue Mosque which has famous Iznik tiles. Then visit the Hagia Sophia, a great Byzantine architectural masterpiece just opposite the Blue Mosque. After that explore the Roman Hippodromewith Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 – Fly to Izmir. Explore Ephesus (B,L)
Pick up From your hotel, fly to Izmir. Pick up From Airport and start to Ephesus tour. You visit House of Mother Mary where she spent her last time, Ephesus Ancient City your route takes Bouleterion-Odeon, State Agora,Domitianus Temple,Hercules Gate, Terrace houses ( to entrance extra ) , Hadrian Temple,Ancient Toilet-Latrines, Library of Celcus , Great Theather. Then drive to lunch after luch visit to İsa Bey Mosque which is older than Blue Mosque then Temple of Artemis (Diana). After you have finished your tour drive to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 4 Pamukkale Tour (B,L)
Pick up from your hotel and drive to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) three hours. On the way you will explore traditional villages and towns. When you arrive Pamukkale first you have luch.Then Visit a Roman City Hierapolis and one of the world heritage site Pamukkale in one place. In this tour you can see history and naturel beauty together. Please get your swimsuit with you because you can enjoy with uniqe hot spring water in terraces or Pool of Cleopatra ( extra) which has ancient column in it. You will have free time for these things. After you have finished back to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5 Fly to Cappadocia (B)
Morning transfer to Izmir Airport and fly to Cappadocia. Leisure time.
( Optional Add-On : Pergamon or Izmir City Tour and then fly to Cappadocia.) Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 6 Explore Cappadocia (B,L)
Pick up from your hotel to explore Cappadocia. Start with Devrent and Monk Valley, to see the extraordinary mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles ( fairy chimneys). Continue on to the small village of Avonos where famous clay pottery design. After lunch visit Goreme Open Air Museum where the most impressive rock carved churches andByzantine frescoes in all Cappadocia. Then drive to Uchisar to enjoy with a view of the moonscape valleys from the rock-perched natural citadel. Then Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 7 Explore Capadocia (B,L)
Pick up from your hotel and continue to explore Cappadocia. Start with a gentle hike through unusual volcanic rock formations and rock-cut houses at Red & Rose Valley. Then visit the old Christian Village of Cavusin. After Cavusin have lunch then drive to Pigeon Valley to take great photos of the amazing view of the Pigeon Valley. Afternoon visit the Kaymaklı Underground City where local Christians hide from Arab invaders. Then visit Ortahisar Castle and drop off to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
( Optional Add-On : Cappadocia hot air balloon tour over the valleys )
Day 8 Fly to Istanbul (B)
Morning transfer to Kayseri Airport to fly Istanbul.
( Optional Add-On : Tour to Dolmabahce Palace )
Day 9 Bosphorus Cruise (B)
Pick up from your hotel and continue to explore Istanbul from Bosphorus. You enjoy and relax with an unique view of two continents, Europa and Asia. You pass by Dolmabahce, Ciragan and Beylerbeyi Palace, impressive Ottoman mosques, Bosphorus Bridge until Rumeli Fortress along the European coastline then you cross over to Asian coastline to see magnificent pavilions from Ottoman Period then Kuleli Military High School which has many towers. After Bosphorus tour you visit Grand Bazaar which is the oldest & biggest shopping mall from Ottoman Period. Then drop off to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 10 Departure from TURKEY (B)
Transfer from hotel to airport. Departure from TURKEY
Prices based on double/twin-room occupancy at selected properties. Subject to selected dates, availability at time of booking and advance booking. If travelling with any children under 12 years, please e-mail us with their date of birth to determine their age at time of travel.
* All accommodation B&B at choise of selected 4-5 star, boutique or luxury hotels
* All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.
* All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
* All transport with new & AC vehicles
* All meals where shown in the itinerary with this legend (B:Breakfast,L:Lunch,D:Dinner)
* All airport transfer throughout the trip
* All parking fees,ferry,tolls and petrol
* All entrance fees and taxes
* International airfare to TURKEY
* Domestic flight tickets ( will be quoted separately and may be operated by Turkish Airlines,Anadolu Jet,Atlas Jet,Sun Express,Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines
* Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personal expenses, porters, optional tips
* Kusadasi – Pergamon or Izmir City Tour. Prices on request
* Istanbul – Dolmabahçe Palace , Bosphorus Tour with a meal,drinks and belly dancer. Prices on request
* Cappadocia – Hot Air Balloon Tour over the valley. Prices on request
Departure dates guaranteed everyday all year around for this tour.
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