5 days Turkey Tour Cappadocia -Konya Pamukkale Ephesus tour
Day 1: Northern Cappadocia tour(*L)
5 days Turkey Tour – Early morning pick up from your hotel to take a flight from Istanbul airport to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to flight desk according to your flight time as you have already an electronic ticket. On your arrival, your driver will welcome you at the exit gate with your names written on a board. You will arrive to our local office in Cappadocia and meet your guide and after picking other people from their hotels as well you will start 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 storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing throughImagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.
You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety.
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 2: Southern Cappadocia tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-10:00am 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 by 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.
Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped to agency office.
Day 3: Cappadocia to Pamukkale via Konya (*B)
After breakfast our driver will pick you up from your hotel at 08:30-08:45am and drive to Pamukkale, on the way to Pamukkale we will stop to visit Konya Mevlana Museum and you can have your lunch in this city. After that keep driving to Pamukkale and overnight stay at Pamukkale.
Day 4: Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour (*B *L)
Around 08:00-08:15am 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 travertines, 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 are going to have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. At the end of the tour transfer back to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 5: Ephesus tour(*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up at 08:00-08:30am and start full day tour of 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. Then you will feel the holy atmosphere of exceptional Isabey Mosque. 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 we will transfer to Izmir Airport to take the flight to Istanbul. After arrival, Our representative will welcome you at the exit gate inside of the international terminal where you will see written on a board and transfer to your Istanbul hotel.
End of our service for 5 days Turkey Package tour
If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.
We hope to see you again!
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House, Garden Inn Hotel
Pamukkale – Tripolis Hotel, Haltur Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel
**or similar hotels
Per person 700 euro with credit card and 665 euro with cash payment
Cappadocia – Hera Cave Suite or Cappadocia Inn Hotel
Pamukkale – Pam Thermal Hotel, Doga Thermal Hotel
Kusadasi – Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Lavista Boutique Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel (Suite Rooms)
**or similar hotels
Per person 790 euro with credit card and 750 euro with cash payment
Optional, Hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia, 200 Euro
**if you would like to book balloon tour please inform
Important notice :
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 40 % extra for this trip.
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.
In Ephesus summers are dry and very hot, so put a lot of sun creme and wide hat or sun protect umbrella.
Winters are rainy but not so cold, you will need raincoat or umbrella.
Pamukkale has more or less the same conditions but do not forget to bring your swimming suit to swim in thermal pools.
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