8 Days Istanbul - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Antalya - Cappadocia Tour
Day 1- Istanbul
After arrival Istanbul Airport, We will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel, free time and Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2- Istanbul-Half Day Bosphorus Tour ( B )
After having your breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up for a half day morning bosphorus tour to have an unforgettable day. You will have a chance to see;
Spice Market, an exotic, orientile atmosphered covered bazaar that is full of with good quality food products and souveniers.
Golden Horn, a natural harbour that makes the city very important, seperates the old city from the new city.
City Walls, the whole part of the old city has been surrounded by these admirable city walls since the fifth century.
Bosphorus by Boat, the boat tour is done between two continents, full of the most expensive pavillions and palaces.
End of the tour transfer to your hotel and it will be your free afternoon to discover the charming beauty of old city on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3- Istanbul to Izmir -Ephesus Tour ( L )
Early morning we pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul at about 5 am, transfer to airport for a flight to Izmir, arrive in Izmir then you will be met at the airport by one of our staff then you will join to our daily guided Ephesus Tour.
The tour begins by visiting Isa Bey Mosque then the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Afterwards, it proceeds to the spectacular main site of Ephesus, undoubtedly the most superbly preserved Greco-Roman city. Unmistakable highlights surviving among the ruins are the Celsius Library, Agora, Theater, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple and Roman Latrines. Following a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary; reputed to be where she spent her final days.
After the tour, you will be transferd to your hotel and overnight in Kusadası or Selcuk.
Day 4- Pamukkale Tour ( B / L )
After breakfast at your hotel in Kusadası or Selcuk then you will be picked up from the hotel then driven to Pamukkale which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called "Cotton Castle" in Turkish. Visit the travertines and the Ancient City of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the main highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient Roman ruins which lie beneath.
At the end of the tour, you will take a bus to Antalya which will take about four hours by comfortable, airconditioned, non-smoking busses. Upon arrival Antalya transfer to your hotel and overnight in Antalya.
Day 5- Antalya - Perge Aspendos Side Tour ( B / L )
After breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel and a full day guided tour will start.
Perge, a great ancient city with city walls, theatre, agora, Hellenistic Stadium. An important city of ancient Parnphylia, originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. St.Paul visited Perge on his first missionary journey.
Kursunlu Waterfalls, a fascinating waterfall and natural surroundings.
Aspendos, an ancient Lycian city with the best preserved Roman Theatre. The Theater was built by Zenon, one of the most famous architects of the time in the 2nd century AD.
Side, an ancient harbour which means pomegranate in the old Anatolian Sidetan language. It is famous for its pretty resort towns, ancient ruins, beautiful sandy beaches, numerous shops and extensive tourist accommodations welcomes the visitors.
End of the tour you will be transfered to your hotel.
At the end of the tour, you will take an overnight bus to Cappadocia which will take about ten hours by comfortable, airconditioned, non-smoking busses.
Day 6- Cappadocia- North Tour ( L )
Upon arrival Cappadocia transfer to our agency and start a full day guided tour of Northern Cappadocia. We then visit the monastic complex of Goreme Open Air Museum with its astonishing rock-hewn architecture and vibrant frescoes; Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the rocky region; the lunar landscape of Devrent Valley; the lovely town of Avanos and famous for its pottery and painted tiles in Turkey; Pasabag Valley, which has some of the most stunning fairy chimneys in Cappadocia, Cavusin, an old Christian village and Urgup's fairy chimneys. End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 7- Cappadocia -South Tour ( B / L )
After Breakfast at your hotel departure for your full day guided tour of Southern Cappadocia begins at Pigeon Valley, where you see thousands of pigeon houses lining the steep cliffs. A visit to one of the extraordinary underground cities Derinkuyu. At Selime Village you will be astonished by the beautiful churches carved out of the volcanic rocks. Visit Ihlara Valley, the most beautiful valley in Cappadocia. At the end of your tour we tranfer you to airport for a flight to Istanbul, after arrive in Istanbul transfer to hotel.
Day 8- Istanbul ( B )
After breakfast, our tour concludes and we say good bye to our new friends and according to your international flight we transfer you to airport and say '' have a good flight ''.