ISTANBUL EPHESUS PAMUKKALE ANTALYA KONYA AND CAPPADOCIA TOUR
9 Nights 10 Days
After your arrival to Istanbul (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), pick up at the exit of first gate by driver. (Holding a sign with your name on it) Transfer to hotel. Free time and overnight at the hotel.
After having open buffet breakfast in the hotel, you have free day to explore Old City on your own. If you like to have guided tour, we can also arrange you Istanbul Old City Small Group Tour max with 6-8 people.
Istanbul Old City Small Group Tour (max 6-8 people) will cost 80 Usd per person instead of 90 Usd including English speaking guidance, entrance fees and lunch in local restaurant. (operates minimum with 2 people)
Pick up from hotel early morning and transfer to airport to take a flight to Izmir. Once you arrive to Istanbul Airport, please proceed to counter to do self check-in and take your boarding pass by presenting your passport. Upon the boarding pass information, please go to boarding gate and embark. After your arrival to Izmir Airport, pick up at the exit of first gate by driver. (Holding a sign with your name on it.) Transfer you to join Ephesus Tour. Visits to Artemis Temple which used to be one of the 7 wonders of ancient world, Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. Last visit to House of Virgin Mary where Virgin Mary spent her last 5 years before she died and recognized as a pilgrimage place by Vatican. End of the tour transfer to hotel for free time and overnight stay.
ps. At the end of the tour our guests are treated with a leather fashion show, the ones that are not interested are kindly requested to inform the tour guide.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you have free day to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay in Kusadasi / Selcuk
After breakfast at the hotel, pick up by the tour guide around 07:30-08:00am and join to Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale has hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water. It seems like cotton that’s why it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by Turks. Visit to Hierapolis Ancient City as a Unesco World Heritage Site and used to be visited by people to soothe their aliments during the retirement and also die there. As a refreshment, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional)
Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant.
End of the tour, transfer to local bus station to take a bus to Antalya. (aprx. 3-4 hours) Transfer you to hotel in Antalya for free time and overnight stay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you have free time to explore Antalya Old City on your own. Your hotel is at the heart of the city so if you like you may stroll through the old streets and witness the beauty of wooden houses of Antalya. If you like you may also use this day as a beach day, easily reach to beach with cab or minibus. Overnight in Antalya.
Pick up by the driver around 08:30- 08:45am and driving to Cappadocia via Konya. After 4 hours we reach to Konya where you have your lunch break and visit Konya Mevlana Museum, school of whirling dervishes. (Lunch is at your expense) Driving 3 hours more to reach Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Hot Air Balloon tour is optional for this morning.
Pick up from hotel around 09:30-10:00am by the tour guide and join the Northern Cappadocia Tour. Visits to Goreme Panorama which has a stunning view of Goreme Village, land of fairy chimneys, Open Air Musesum which is the biggest monastery complex of the region. Then visiting Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage and Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom like formed rocks and very interesting fairy chimney forms. We pass through the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, walking along the Red River which is the longest river of Turkey and visiting small village very famous with its pottery workshops. Here, you will have a chance to see how the pottery is made and if you like you may also try. End of the day, going back to hotel bu passing through Love Valley which has incredible view. Arrival to hotel, free time and overnight in Cappadocia.
Pick up from hotel around 09:30-10:00am by the tour guide and join the Southern Cappadocia Tour. Visiting Uchisar Castle which is the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley by exploring rock churches which saved early Christians from Roman prosecution. Arriving to Cavusin village as an ancient settlement of the region and you may see its cave residences. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visiting Kaymaklı Underground City as the widest of the Cappadocia and it was used by refugees or people running away from catastrophes. Pigeon Valley offers a nice view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons still living in pigeon houses. The last visit to Three Beauties Valley which is famous with its vine factories and stunning view. End of the tour transfer to airport and take a flight to Istanbul. Arrival to airport, pick up by agent and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
ps. At the end of the tour our guests are treated with a traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, the ones that are not interested are kindly requested to inform the tour guide.
According to flight time, transfer to Istanbul (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), You will do self check-in. End of our service.
Maximum tour group sizes:
Cappadocia tours group size maximum 15 people
Pamukkale tour group size maximum 15 people
Ephesus tour group size maximum 15 people
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 60% extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Istanbul (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
1) Tour Package with Economical Hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Zeynep Sultan Hotel / Hotel Black Tulip / Olimpiyat Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Aura Cave Hotel / Holiday Cave Hotel / Garden Inn Cappadocia
Kusadasi Hotels: Istankoy Hotel / Sözer Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Aspen Hotel / Mediterra Art Hotel
Price: Per person 1030 USD
2) Tour Package with Comfort Hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Yasmak Sultan Hotel / Henna Istanbul Hotel / Ottoman Imperial Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Hera Cave Suites / Design Cave / Kelebek Cave
Kusadasi Hotels: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Carina Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Khan Hotel / Elegance East Hotel / La Boutique Hotel
Price: Per person 1155 USD
3) Tour Package with High Class Hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Fer Hotel / Sura Design Hotel / Vogue Hotel Supreme
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel / Hera Cave Suites (Suite Room)
Kusadasi Hotels: Double Tree by Hilton / Carisma Deluxe Hotel / La Vista Boutique Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Crown Plaza Hotel / Holiday Inn Lara Hotel / Ramada Plaza Hotel
Price: Per person 1560 USD
-Hotels with breakfast
-Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance)
-Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
-Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
-Professional English speaking guide
-Beverages during lunch
-Cleopatra Swimming Pool entrance fee
-Tip to guide and driver
|7-12 Yaş||1287.50 $