Turkey Tour - 7 days Istanbul Cappadocia Pamukkale Ephesus tour
Day 1: Istanbul
Turkey Tour - On your arrival to the Ataturk airport in Istanbul, our representative will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the international terminal 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. (We might pick you up from Sabiha Gokcen airport with extra cost)
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, book Istanbul old city tour with us. End of the day back to your hotel and overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 3: North Cappadocia Tour( *L)
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 5 am and transfered to the airport to take a flight to Cappadocia, on your arrival you will be dropped to your agency office to join your group and we start the day with a splendid view over the region from Goreme Panorama then you will be amazed by the biggest monastery complex Open Air Museum which has many beautiful churches with fantastic wall paintings. Tour continues to pottery town Avanos divided by Red River, the longest river in Turkey and hometown of traditional carpet weaving. After having your lunch you will visit Fairy Chimney Valley and Imagination Valley where you will enjoy lunar landscape. End of the tour transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 4: South Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15 am 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. For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish Restaurant. 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 day we will transfer you to the airport and take a fly to Izmir (Direct flight or via Istanbul. After arrive in Izmir transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 5: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
Your guide will pick you up from the hotel around 09:00-09:30am for your Ephesus tours. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celsius library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. 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 6: Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour and fly back to Istanbul (*B *L)
Around 08:00-08:30 am we will pick you up from your hotel and join your group for full day tour of Pamukkale meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine’s, 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 day you will be transferred to Denizli airport and take a fly back to Istanbul. Upon arrive in Istanbul transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 7: Istanbul, departure(*B)
According to your flight time we will transfer you to Ataturk Airport and you will do self check-in. Than you for joining our Turkey Tour. End of our service for 7 Days Turkey Tour
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler will pay 20 % extra for this trip.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport transfers can be provided with a little extra cost for international arrivals and departures. Please consult to your tour operator.
*B breakfast included
*L lunch included
Travel Tips for Turkey Tour
Istanbul and Cappadocia can be very cold and snowy in winters, so provide yourself winter clothes.
Springs and autumns are rainy, do not forget your umbrella or raincoat!
Summers are humid and hot, put enough sun cream and bring your hat.
Always for the tours in Turkey wear comfortable shoes.
You can have t-shirts or shorts on the days when you will visit mosques, no problem because they provide you at the entrance scarf and piece of clothes to cover your shoulders or legs.
You may visit any mosque except praying times.
Istanbul -Uyan Hotel, Zeynep Sultan, Avicenna Hotel, Ferman Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House
Kusadasi - Ilayda Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel
Per person 750 euro with credit card and 710 euro with cash payment
Istanbul - Dosso Dossi Old city Hotel or Levni Spa Hotel
Cappadocia - Artemis Cave Suite or Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel
Per person 860 euro with credit card and 820 euro with cash payment
Optional Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, per person 180 EURO
- Hotels with breakfast
- Istanbul to Cappadocia & Cappadocia to Izmir & Pamukkale to Istanbul flight tickets
- Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Tip to guide and driver
- Personal expenses
- Drink during lunch
- Medical insurance
- Cleopatra swimming pool entrance