11 days Turkey tour package - Travel to Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale Fethiye Antalya Cappadocia
Day 1: Istanbul
11 days Turkey Tour, On your arrival to the IST or Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul, our representative will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the international terminal meet our driver who hold a sign M 55 at first exit of the gate. Then you will be transferred to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the time in the city.
Day 2: Free Day in Istanbul (*B)
After breakfast enjoy Istanbul old city on your own, your hotel will be in a walking distance from Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace or other places. If you wish to have a guide for Istanbul old city, you can book old city tour with us. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 3: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
Early pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport for take a flight to Izmir. After arrive in Izmir, transfer to Ephesus region and start your daily Ephesus tour. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon
you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 4: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 08:00-08:30 am and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion. End of the tour take a private car to Fethiye and overnight stay.
Day 5: Daily boat cruise Cruise (*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and transfer to cruise. In Fethiye cruise you will have chance to swim in stunning bays of Mediterranean Sea. You will also have your lunch during the excursion. End of the day, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Free day in Fethiye and private car to Antalya (*B)
After breakfast, you will have free day to enjoy Fethiye on your own. You can spend your day at the best beach of Turkey, BLUE LAGOON. End of the day take a private car to Antalya (4 h) and overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 7: Free day in Antalya (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city of Antalya or you can join Aspendos Perge and Waterfall tour. Another option will be one of the beach of Antalya, Overnight stay.
Day 8: Free day in Antalya - Fly to Cappadocia (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to explore Antalya. Kaleici (old town) quite interesting place to visit and walking around. You can also enjoy one of the beach of Antalya. End of the day transfer to airport and take a flight to Cappadocia (Direct flight or via Istanbul flight) After arrive in Cappadocia, transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 9: Northern Cappadocia(*B *L)
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00 - 10:10:15 am then you will join your tour.
You will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia.
You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration.
On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view.
Day 10: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45am then you will join your tour.
Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. In the afternoon you will be amazed Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution.
Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour we will transfer to Cappadocia Airport to take the flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 11: Departure from Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time until the flight time. According to your flight time, you will be picked up from hotel and transfer to IST or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.
End of our service for 11 days Turkey Tour
Important notice :
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 25 % extra for single supplement.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Dear guests who are travelling with us, we would like to inform that we do not take any responsibility in case of lost and forgetting of any valuable belongings in buses, any kind of transfer vehicles, at airports or bus stations. Please keep your belongings with you.
Cappadocia has a continental climate, so summers are dry and hot, so you will need sun-creme and hydrating cremes for your skin.
Hat and light clothes are preferable.
Winters are cold and snowy, so you will need very warm clothes and winter boots, gloves and beret.
Springs are slight hot but nights are always fresh, do not forget to bring your light jackets.
Autumns are tenderly hot but might be rainy like springs, better to have umbrella.
On your tours always wear comfortable shoes as it has a rocky surface.
Pamukkale has more or less the same conditions but do not forget to bring your swimming suit to swim in thermal pools.
Istanbul -Uyan Hotel, Zeynep Sultan Hotel, Ferman Hotel, Grand Yavuz Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House, Garden Inn Hotel
Fethiye – Dedeoglu Hotel, Villa Daffodil
Antalya – Antalya Inn Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
**or similar hotels
Per person 1225 euro with credit card and 1160 euro with cash payment
Istanbul – Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel, Levni Hotel
Cappadocia – Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Fethiye – Alesta Yatch Hotel, Atapark Hotel
Antalya – Dogan S Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Lavista Boutique Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel (Suite Rooms)
**or similar hotels
Per person 1390 euro with credit card and 1325 euro with cash payment
Optional Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, is optional per person 200 Euro
**if you would like to book balloon tour please inform
- Hotels with breakfast
- Istanbul to Izmir & Antalya To Cappadocia & Cappadocia to Istanbul flight tickets
- Pamukkale to Fethiye & Fethiye to Antalya intercity bus tickets
- Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Bus station transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Drink during lunch
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver
- Cleopatra swimming pool entrance