*This is a customized 7 days package by plane, start and end in Istanbul. Explore most popular locations of Turkey such as; Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus with expert local guides in a small group tour.
Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul
Upon arrival at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, you will be greeted and driven to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 Istanbul Old City Tour/ Flight to Kayseri
Upon breakfast check out, According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. Next; Topkapı Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the ottoman empire. It housed the ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held. Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome. Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops it is one of the greatest bazaars in the World. At the end of the tour drive you to Airport for your 1h 30min domestic flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drıve you safely to your hotel. Check in. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 3: Cappadocia Red Tour
According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full- day tour. Explore Goreme Museum; Consists of many rock-cut churches from the second half of 9C with beautiful colourful frescoes decorating the walls. Next; Pasabagi which means: the Pacha's vineyard. This site is also called Monks Valley. The hermitage of Simeon monks was here. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon (Simon), and a hermit's shelter is built into one of the fairy chimneys with three heads. Proceed to Zelve; was the name of a village with homes carved from natural tufa and was inhabited until 1950s. Early churches and houses can be seen in three different canyons intersecting each other.
Next continue to with Pigeon Valley earned its name from the countless man made dovecotes (Pigeon Houses) that have been carved into the soft volcanic tuff. Next; Devrent Valley; famous for its quirky animal shaped rocks. It looks like a sculpture zoo made by nature. Take in the unique lunar landscape of the valley and feel like you're in another World. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 4: Cappadocia Green Tour / Flight to Izmir
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Underground Cities; Once a place of refuge for 15000 christians. Witness the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall and food storage rooms in this eight storey city connected by 30km of corridors and passageways. Next; Panaroma Esentepe; This is a variety of great panoramıc vıewpoınts for those who want to enjoy the stunnıng vıews of Cappadocıa, why not capture these on camera. Tour continues with Ortahisar; famous for its friendly inhabitants, picturesque stone houses, narrow streets and lovely churches as well as the castle like rock formation after which the town is named. Next; Uchisar the Natural highest Rock Castle provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. At the end of the tour drive you to Kayseri Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Izmir. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drıve you safely to your hotel. Check in. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5: Pamukkale Tour
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full- day tour. Visit Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… Pamukkale has always been a very popular settlement where hot springs were believed to have healing powers so it is considered to be the earliest spa on earth where in history people travelled long distances in order to find a cure. The unique terraces were formed by running warm spring water at a temperature of 35 C, containing calcium bicarbonate. Today Pamukkale is declared as a worlds heritage site by UNESCO. Visit; ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Also, The Sacred Pool is one of the highlights of the site. Theır shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath. At the end of the tour drive you back to the your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6: Ephesus Tour / Flight to Istanbul
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time, meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Visit The House of Virgin Mary; a church was built from the 6C AD to the top of the foundations of a house from 1C AD and it is declared by the church to be the final house where Mary spent her last days.
Your tour continues with the Ancient Ephesus; The best preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. During the 1C AD, Ephesus was the second largest city on the planet after Rome with more than 250,000 citizens. Ephesus is also so well preserved that, walking on the ancient streets among the beautiful monuments such as the third largest library of the ancient world or the largest roman theatre on the Asia continent, gives you the feeling of a time traveller.
Next; Temple of Artemis or Artemision was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was very famous in antiquity and made Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. After tour drive you to Izmir Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your driver who wıll drıve you safely to your hotel. Check in. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7: Departure Day
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and according to your flight time drive you to Istanbul Airport. End of our service.
2 night accommodation in Istanbul
2 night accommodation in Kusadasi
2 night accommodation in Cappadocia
Economic class domestic flight tickets
Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
Admission fees for all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
Transfer services from/to Airports on a private basis
Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle