5 days Cappadocia Pamukkale Ephesus by plane (Comfort tour)

Daily Departure All Year Round- No Hidden Cost
Cappadocia tours max. 15 people
Pamukkale tour max. 15 people
Ephesus tour max. 15 people

Day 1: Northern Cappadocia tour(*L)
Early morning pick up from your hotel to take a flight  from Istanbul (Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen) 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.

Comfort Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Suite Room) or Historical Goreme House(Suite Room)
Economic Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Standart Room) or Historical Goreme House (Standart Room))

Day 2: Southern Cappadocia tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45am 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.
For lunch you are going to taste delicious Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli 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.

Comfort Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Suite Room) or Historical Goreme House(Suite Room)
Economic Hotels Option(Dervish Cave House(Standart Room) or Historical Goreme House (Standart Room))

Day 3: Free day in Cappadocia and fly to Izmir (*B) 
After breakfast you are free to explore Cappadocia on your own. According to flight schedule, transfer to airport and take a flight to Izmir and transfer to hotel in Kusadasi.

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.

Comfot Hotels Option(Charisma Deluxe Hotel or Double Tree by Hilton)
Economic Hotels Option(Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel)

Day 5: Ephesus tour(*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up at 09:00-09:30 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 (1hour 15min) to Istanbul. After arrival, you will be welcome by our agency representative holding a sign with your name on it, then transfer to your hotel in Istanbul.
End of our service.

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!

Important notice :
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 25 % extra for this trip.
Due to weather conditions if  your balloon tour  is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.

*B breakfast
*L lunch
*D dinner
*Dr dayroom

Travel tips:
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.

Included

  • Hotels with breakfast
  • Bus transfers- domestic flights
  • Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch on tours
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide

Excluded

  • Personal expenses
  • Drink during lunch
  • Dinner
  • Medical insurance
  • Tip to guide and driver
  • Cleopatra swimming pool entrance

Price Notes

Comfort hotel option Per person 959 USD with credit card payment, 910 USD with cash payment.
Economic hotel option Per person 839 USD with credit card payment, 795 USD with cash payment.

Hot air Balloon tour in Cappadocia available with this trip.
Balloon tour cost you per person 140 USD with credit card and 130 USD with cash payment.

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