Start and end in Istanbul! With the In-depth Cultural tour 5 Days Ephesus – Pamukkale – Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul, you have a 5 days tour package taking you through Istanbul, Turkey and 4 other destinations in Turkey. 5 Days Ephesus – Pamukkale – Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Day 1 : Istanbul to Izmir & Ephesus Tour
Early in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel transferred to the airport for your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival, you will be met and drive to Ephesus ancient city. See the Ancient Roman City of Ephesus, to explore the Arcadian Way, Roman Baths, Temple of Hadrian, the Celsius Library, and the Antique Theatre. In the afternoon visit the famous Sirince village with the cute village houses. At the end of the tour transfer back to your hotel. Dinner & overnight in Kusadasi
Day 2 Pamukkale & Hierapolis Ancient City
After breakfast, the first visit will be to Hierapolis, the ancient Greco-Roman city on top of hot springs. You will see the large necropolis, Great Baths, Frontinus Street, Theatre, Martyrion of St. Phillip, and the antique pool also known as Cleopatra’s pool. Finally be amazed by travertines, (the terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water) on which you can enjoy a barefooted walk. Dinner & overnight in Pamukkale.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Pamukkale to Cappadocia via Konya
After breakfast, we depart for Cappadocia and on our route, we will visit the city of Konya, which is the home of the Whirling Dervishes, a religious order founded by the Sufi (Muslim sage), Mevlâna in the 13th century. We will visit Selimiye mosque and Mevlana Museum and transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 4 Cappadocia Tour
You can book an early morning optional hot air balloon flight tour to enjoy the magnificent view of the valleys and the region by your guide. After breakfast, we will visit Devrent and Pasabagi valleys, to see the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Then head to the pottery town of Avanos. Watch the potters at work using kick wheels, a technique that has remained unchanged for generations. After lunch, visit Goreme Open Air Museum for the world’s most important Byzantine cave churches and the best-preserved cave wall paintings and frescos. We will visit the Underground city and discover how people live there Finally, you will be driven to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region, where we will have a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 5 Istanbul
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Cappadocia airport for your flight to Istanbul and upon arrival in Istanbul, our services will conclude.
4 nights accomodation at 4 star hotels
Meals as per program
Tipping to the guide and the driver
Per person in double room : 990 Euros per person