Istanbul & Cappodacia & Ephesus & Pamukkale & Antalya Tour
1st Day – Arrival to Istanbul: When you arrive to the airport, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel, stay overnight in Istanbul.
2nd Day– Full Day Old City Tour: After having a good rest at the night, you will be picked up from reception for our tour “Old Day Tour”. The Rota is Haghia-Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and Suleymania Mosque. At the end of the tour and day, you will be dropped off to the hotel and stay overnight in Istanbul.
3rd Day -Full Day Bosphorus – Dolmabahce Tour: After having a breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel. The places which will be seen today are Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), Rumeli Fortress, Bosphorus Cruise, Dolmabahce Palace, Camlica Hill, Bosphorus Bridge. At the end of the tour and day you will be dropped of to the hotel and stay overnight in Istanbul
4th Day – Flight to Cappadocia – Full Day Cappadocia Tour: In the early time of the day, you will be picked up from your hotel to transfer to Istanbul Airport for your flight to the city of beauty, Cappadocia. After one-hour flight, you will be welcomed from well informed guide and driver in the airport. Then, the tour will start with Devrent Valley with its unique chimneys, Pasabag (Monk’s Valley), impressive Avanos, the beautiful valley of Goreme and Open Air museum where the remains of churches and early Christian dwellings, hewn from the soft rocks and stones, dating back thousands of years but still standing. At the end of the tour and day, you will be dropped off to your hotel and stay for this night in Cappadocia.
5th Day – Optional Hot air Balloon Tour – Full Day Cappadocia Tour:
After you have breakfast in the hotel, the second section of our tour starts. We will leave the hotel for a full day Cappadocia tour to see the unforgettable and famous rock churches in the Red and Rose Valley where the rocks’ color changing throughout the day and hiking 5 kms through the Gulludere Valley. We will visit the Cristian clergymen’ the houses and churches such as Nicophoras Phocas and Saint John the Baptist. Thereafter, we will continue our tour with a city rich in natural and historical culture beauties, Kaymakli, and we will visit the underground city where the early Christians sought refuge. Our last destination will be Ortahisar which is a natural castle.
At the end of the day and tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.
6th Day – Flight to Izmir: We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Kayseri Airport. When you arrive to Izmir Airport, you will be picked up from airport and transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi. Having accommodation in Kusadasi.
7th Day – Full Day Ephesus Tour: Would you like to explore the most important Roman metropolis with a professional tour of Ephesus, let’s set off the tour to Ephesus, the premiere Greco-Roman City of the ancient World. You will be surprised when you see the glory of the buildings without any technology that can be seen impossible to us. You will be explored the Temple of Hadrian, the famous Celsus Library, the Great Theater and other Roman sites. Also, you will be visited the House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last days and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis. The house has been determined as pilgrimage center by Christians. At the end of this historic day and tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi.
8th Day – Full Day Pamukkale – Hierapolis Tour: You will be driven to Pamukkale, meaning ‘’Cotton Castle’’. This name comes from its brilliant and eye catching white calcified terraces. You will feel like you are on the clouds. When we arrive there, you will be found both ancient and natural history together. Our next station will be Hierapolis, also called a Holy City in Archeological literature as there were many religious buildings and temples in Hierapolis. it is also an archaeological museum designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
When the tour comes to the end, we will transfer you to the hotel in Pamukkale.
9th Day – Transfer to Antalya: After you have the breakfast in the hotel, we will leave Pamukkale and set off to Antalya by public bus. The journey will take about 5 hours. We will transfer you to the hotel when you arrive in Antalya. In the afternoon, you will be had free time to do whatever you want. You can have rest or you can go out. Staying overnight in Antalya.
10th Day – Full Day Perge – Aspendos – Side Tour: We will pick you up from your hotels (departure time depends on your hotels’ location). With arriving in Perge, you will be saw that architectural splendors of Perge is a living proof of the Hellenistic period. Perge was the capital of Pamphylia. Along our route, there will be The Roman Baths, the Agora, Colonnaded Street, Nympharum and the stadium. After that you will be set off to see The Aspendos Ancient Theatre. It is a well preserved and very strong building in spite of many earthquakes and also still standing with its amazing architecture. This astonishing architecture is still being used for music concerts and festivals today.
After we have lunch at the restaurant, you will be taken to the road to Side. With arriving Side, you will realize that Side is a very touristic and modern city. It is also one of the best preserved classical sites in Turkey. Once upon a time, Side was a port city using as the largest slave market in this region. During Roman times, so much constructions were taken place in Side such as the Temple of Apollo, Roman Baths and a large theatre. You will be had an hour free time here to enjoy the city or the sea, whatever you would like. At the end of this fantastic day, we will bring you back to your hotels.
11th Day – Flight to Istanbul: On the last day of our tour, we will transfer you to Antalya Airport for the flight to Istanbul. With your arriving, we will pick you up from the airport and transfer to your hotel.
NOTE: You can make addition with your optional tours ( hot air balloon & whirling dervish Show ) into this programme.
Istanbul & Cappodacia & Ephesus & Pamukkale & Antalya TourInclude / Exclude
- Hotel Pick up and Drop off
- All Domestic Flight Tickets
- 10 Nights Accommodations
- Professional Licensed speaking tour guide
- All local tax and insurance
- All transportations and transfers with non-smoking, A/C deluxe vehicle
- Lunch (for regular tour)
- Parking fees
- Entrance fees to the scheduled museums
- International Flight Tickets
- Personal expenses
- Gratuity to the guide and driver
- Optional Tours