8 Days Turkey Tour by Bus ISTANBUL, CAPPADOCIA, PAMUKKALE, EPHESUS
DAY 1 – Arrival in Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel
Upon your arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. 13:30 : Half day Cruise by boat on the bosphorus .stay overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 2 -Byzantine & Ottoman Tour (Including Lunch)
Tour Highlights ; Hagia Sophia Museum, Bzyantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazzar,Topkapi Palace. Overnight local bus to Cappadocia. Shuttle from our office in Sultanahmet at 18:30.
DAY 3 – CAPPADOCIA TOUR I
You’ll be picked up from the bus station when you arrived. Drive to hotel to leave your luggage and to freshen up than visit Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Goreme, where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel at 5 pm, visit the natural castles at Uchisar.Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 4 – CAPPADOCIA TOUR II
Highly Recommended to Experience Hot Air Ballooning ( EXTRA)
Depart from your hotel around 09:30 to visit Red Valley and explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere Valley. Then visit Cavusin village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen. After lunch drive to the Pigeons Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. Overnight local bus to Pamukkale.
DAY 5 – PAMUKKALE & HIERAPOLIS TOUR
Pick up from hotel around 09:30. We will start at North gate of Hierapolis ancient city. Then we will visit the Necropolis (cemetery) with 1.200 graves, Roman Bath, Domitian Gate, the Main Street, Byzantine Gate. Then we will walk from the historical part to natural part of Pamukkale. We will walk to the warm water terrace which was shaped by calsium. Spring water’s temperature is about 35ºC. The extraordinary effect is created when water from the hot springs loses carbon dioxide as it flows down the slopes, leaving deposits of limestone.
After lunch, If you like to swim in the Ancient Pool which is also called Cleopatra s Pool (entrance fee is not included into tour price). The Cleopatra Pool is warmed by hot springs and littered with underwater fragments of ancient marble columns. You should take your towel, sun glasses and swimming suit.
Local bus to Kusadasi (about 3 hours). Pick up from Kusadasi bus station to hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 6 – EPHESUS TOUR
Pick up from hotel at 09:00. You will visit; Artemis Temple, Ephesus Ruins (Theatre, Celsius Library, Agora, Odeon, Domitianus Temple, Trajan Fountain, Roman Latrine and more), Virgin Mary House. Overnight local bus back to Istanbul
DAY 7 – ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL
You will arrive Istanbul Early Morning & Transfer to Hotel. Free day in Istanbul
DAY 8 –DEPARTURE
Check out from Hotel at 11:30 am & Transfer to Ataturk Airport.
What’s included the price?
Return air ticket with Turkish air lines airlines
Pick up from Ataturk in Istanbul,
3* Hotel accommodation
Daily buffet Breakfast
All sightseeing as per tour itinerary
What’s Excluded the price?
Any other expenses not noted in the above included section Tips to guide & driver Items of a personal nature All kinds of beverages and medical services.
Visa fee BDT 5000.00
Lunch & Dinner