Departure From: Istanbul
Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Operating: Daily Departure Guaranteed
Visiting Attractions: Cappadocia – Ephesus – Pamukkale
DAY 1: Flight to Cappadocia & Full day Northern Cappadocia Tour (Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Devrent Valley – Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) – Avanos – Goreme and Open Air museum
In the morning, you will be picked from your hotel and transfer to the airport. Your flight will last about one hour and when you arrive in Cappadocia airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the first exit gate with a sign your name on it. You will start the day visiting Devrent Valley with its eye catching, unique chimneys, Pasabag (Monk’s Valley), fascinating Avanos, the beauteous 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, are still standing.
End of the day, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 2: Full day Southern Cappadocia Tour & Flight to Izmir (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Red and Rose Valley – Gulludere Valley – Cavusin Village Kaymakli (or Ozkonak) Underground City – Ortahisar – Uchisar Castle- Pigeon Valley – Three Beauties Valley
After having breakfast at the hotel, pick up from hotel by the tour guide and join the Southern Cappadocia Tour by seeing the famous and unforgettable rock churches in the Red and Rose Valley where the colour of rocks changing throughout the day and little hiking through the Gulludere Valley. In old Greek Cavusin Village we will visit the houses and churches of the Cristian clergymen such as Saint John the Baptist and Nicophoras Phocas. In the afternoon, visiting Kaymaklı (or Ozkonak) Underground City as the widest of the Cappadocia and it was used by refugees or people running away from catastrophes. The next destination is the Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the Cappadocia. This is a great opportunity to get some great panorama shots of Cappadocia and the fairy chimneys. 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.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the exit gate and transfer to your Kusadasi hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 3: Full day Ephesus – Virgin Mary House – Artemis Tour (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Ephesus – The House of Virgin Mary – The Temple of Artemis
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up and drive to Ephesus. We will visit to Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor. Then we will visit the Temple of Artemis which used to be one of the 7 wonders of ancient World. After lunch we will visit 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, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 4: Full day Pamukkale Tour & Flight Back to Istanbul (Breakfast and Lunch included)
Visiting Attractions: Calcium spring terraces, Hierapolis museum, Hierapolis Theatre, Roman Bath, and Temple of Apollo, Cleopatra hot spring thermal pool
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up and drive to Pamukkale where you will explore beautiful nature and fascinating history. 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. 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)
End of the tour, you will be transferred to airport to take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival at the Istanbul airport, you will be welcomed by our representative at the first exit gate and transfer to your Istanbul hotel. End of our service.
OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALLOON TOUR RATE: *** PLEASE ASK ***
We offer hot air balloon tour as an option to the cause of intense demand in the hot air balloon in Cappadocia. If you wish to participate in a hot air balloon tour, you will be assisted by availability.
What is included services for this Itinerary:
- Hotels with breakfast
- Hotel Pick up and Drop off
- Airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- All transportations and transfers with non-smoking, A/C deluxe vehicle
- Domestic flights as mentioned in the itinerary with 15kg baggage allowance
- Accommodations at hotels for 3 night.
- A professional English speaking tour guide licensed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
- Entrance fees to the scheduled museums
- No hidden or extra cost
What is NOT included services for this Itinerary:
- Personal expenses
- Beverages during lunch
- Optional Tours
- Gratuity to the guide and driver