11 Days Turkey Tour – Istanbul,Ephesus,Pamukkale,Antalya,Cappadocia
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. Time at leisure, stay overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 : Byzantine & Ottoman Tour (B-L)
Tour Highlights ; Hagia Sophia Museum, Bzyantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazzar, Topkapi Palace.After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Bosphorus and Two Continents Tour ( B-L )
08:15 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full Day Tour.
Tour Highlights: Spice Bazaar (Egyptian), Bosphorus Tour on Boat, Beylerbeyi Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Camlica Hill. End of the tour transfer to Istanbul Airport flight to Izmir. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 : Ephesus Tour (B-L-D)
Pick up from hotel around 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 in Ephesus.
Day 5 : Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour ( B-D)
Pick up from hotel at 07:30. 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. End of the tour transfer to Denizli bus terminal Travel to Antalya. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 6 : Full day Antalya Tour ( B-L-D)
Highlights Visit the breathtaking Antalya Waterfalls,Enjoy a scenic 2-hour boat trip from the ancient harbour,Wander around the old town of Antalya,Take in the spectacular views of Antalya city,Sit down for a delicious lunch in the old town of Antalya,Take advantage of 1.5 hours of free time to explore the bazaar area. End of the tour return to Hotel. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 7 : Free day in Antalya ( B-L)
Overnight in Antalya.
Travel to Cappadocia by bus ( 10 hours journey)
Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 9 : Cappadocia Tour I (B-L-D)
Highly Recommended to Experience Hot Air Ballooning
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 10– Cappadocia Tour II (B-L-D)
Depart from your hotel 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. End of the tour transfer to Cappadocia Airport flight to Istanbul & Overnight in Istanbul
Day 11: Departure ( B)
Transfer to Airport According to your flight ticket.
What’s Included :
– Flight tickets mentioned in the itinerary.
– All accommodation mentioned in the itinerary.
– All mentioned transfers in the itinerary.
– All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
– Breakfast included at the hotels.
– Vegetarian meals available.
– All domestic taxes.
What’s Not Included :
– Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
– Items of a personal nature
– Visa Fee