1st Day: Istanbul
Upon your arrival, our driver will come to pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the historical part of the city (Sultanahmet). During your transfer, your program will be presented and some suggestions will be given. The rest of the day is free, but if you want we can organize you some activities such as Turkish Bath (a must-do) or Ottoman night shows…
2nd Day: Cappadocia
You will be transferred from your hotel in Istanbul to airport according to your flight. You will take the plane to go to Kayseri Airport or Nevşehir airport where, on arrival, our driver will drive you directly to Cappadocia to start your visit.
Firstly, you will begin with Uçhisar Castle which is the highest rock formation of the region. The next destination will be Göreme Open Air Museum where you will be able to see rock-cut churches which were carved by christian monks. After visiting Open Air Museum, you will stop at Çavuşin which is the Old Greek Village. Then, you will have lunch in Avanos town which is located on the banks of the Kızılırmak River, the longest river in Turkey. You will have a tour in the town and you will go to the pottery workshop to be informed about red clay and ceramics. Thereafter, you will visit Paşabağı, also called Monks Valley, where spectacular mushroom-shaped rock formations can be seen. You will end your tour with Devrent Valley, which is also known as Imagination Valley. This valley contains many animal shaped rocks which are mostly in red colour.
At the end of the visit, you will be driven to Pamukkale over night by bus.
3th Day: Pamukkale
In the morning after the breakfast, our guide will drive you to begin your tour.
In Pamukkale, you will be able to see beautiful natural and historical spots and you will visit and walk through the well-known white travertine terraces. You will also visit Hierapolis which was an antique city located on hot springs. There, you will have the opportunity of seeing the sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius, the Amphitheater, the Temple of Apollo and the Necropolis. You will also be able to swim in the Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
At the end of your tour you will be transferred to your hotel.
4th Day: Ephesus
In the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Ephesus for a full day tour.
In Ephesus, you will see what remains of Artemis Temple, which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Furthermore, you will discover the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus such as the Hadrian Temple, the Celcus Library and the theaters. You will also visit one of the most impressive works of architectural art : Isabey Mosque. You will have the opportunity to visit the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent her last years.
In the end of your tour, you will be transferred to Denizli airport for your return flight to Istanbul.
In the airport we will transfer you to your hotel.
|English guide||Personal expenses|
|Domestic flight tickets||Medical insurance|
|All transfers and transportation||Tip to guide and driver|
|Entrance tickets to mentioned places|