8 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Antalya Tour, Enjoying the sunny beaches of Antalya and Fethiye. You can also enjoy the wonderful tours of Cappadocia and the unique balloon tour, also visit the famous swimming pools in Pamukkale and visit the most important sights of the city of Ephesus.
Pick up from hotel early morning and transfer to airport to take a flight to Cappadocia. Once you arrive to Istanbul Airport, please proceed to counter to do self check-in and take your boarding pass by presenting your passport. Upon the boarding pass information, please go to boarding gate and embark. After your arrival to Cappadocia Airport, pick up at the exit of first gate by driver. (Holding a sign with your name on it.) Transfer you to join the Northern Cappadocia Tour. Visits to Goreme Panorama which has a stunning view of Goreme Village, land of fairy chimneys, Open Air Musesum which is the biggest monastery complex of the region. Then visiting Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage and Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom like formed rocks and very interesting fairy chimney forms. We pass through the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, walkin along the Red River which is the longest river of Turkey and visiting small village very famous with its pottery workshops. Here, you will have a chance to see how the pottery is made and if you like you may also try. End of the day, going back to hotel bu passing through Love Valley which has incredible view. Arrival to hotel, free time and overnight in Cappadocia.
Hot Air Balloon tour is optional for this morning.
Pick up from hotel around 09:30-10:00am by the tour guide and join the Southern Cappadocia Tour. Visiting Uchisar Castle which is the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley by exploring rock churches which saved early Christians from Roman prosecution. Arriving to Cavusin village as an ancient settlement of the region and you may see its cave residences. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visiting Kaymaklı Underground City as the widest of the Cappadocia and it was used by refugees or people running away from catastrophes. Pigeon Valley offers a nice view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons still living in pigeon houses. The last visit to Three Beauties Valley which is famous with its vine factories and stunning view. End of the tour, transfer to hotel for overnight stay in Cappadocia.
After breakfast at the hotel, free time to explore Cappadocia on your own. According to your flight time, pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport to take a flight to Izmir. (some days direct, some days via Istanbul flight) After you arrive in Izmir, pick up by our agent and transfer you to hotel in Kusadasi. Free time and overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel pick up by the tour guide around 09:00-09:30am and starting to Ephesus Tour. Visits to Artemis Temple which used to be one of the 7 wonders of ancient world, Ephesus Ancient City, Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. Last visit to House of Virgin Mary where Virgin Mary spent her last 5 years before she died and recognized as a pilgrimage place by Vatican. End of the tour, transfer to hotel for overnight stay in Kusadasi.
After breakfast at the hotel, pick up by the tour guide around 07:30-08:00am and join to Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale has hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water. It seems like cotton that’s why it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by Turks. Visit to Hierapolis Ancient City as a Unesco World Heritage Site and used to be visited by people to soothe their aliments during the retirement and also die there. As a refreshment, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional)
Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant.
End of the tour, transfer to local bus station and taking bus to Fethiye. Arrival to bus station, pick up by agent and transfer to hotel in Fethiye for overnight stay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, pick up by our agents to join Daily Boat Cruise. Fethiye is one of the most beautiful spot of Mediterranean Sea. Boat cruise gives you opportunity to swim beautiful bays of the area. Midday, you will also have your lunch aboard. End of the day, pick up and transfer to hotel for free time and overnight stay.
After having breakfast at the hotel, pick up by our agent to transfer local bus station to take Antalya bus. After the bus ride when you arrive, pick up from bus station and transfer to hotel for overnight stay in Antalya.
Pick up from hotel around 08:00-08:15am and join the Aspendos and Waterfall tour. Aspendos has one of the best preserved Roman theaters in Anatolia and it hosts the annual Aspendos International Opera and Balet Festival. Visiting ancient city Perge which has a large agora, public baths and gymnasium, and then last visit to waterfall which offers magnificent view. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. End of the day, transfer to airport to take Istanbul flight. On arrival, pick up by our agents at the exit of the domestic terminal and transfer to hotel. End of service.
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 25% extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Aspendos Perge Waterfall tour might not operate during low season. Please ask your tour consultant for information.
Daily boat cruise might not operate during winter months. Please ask it your your tour consultant for information.
Maximum Tour Group Sizes:
1) Tour Package with comfort hotels
Price: Per person 1170 USD with credit card or 1110 USD with cash payment
2) Tour Package with economical hotels
Price: Per person 930 USD with credit card or 890 USD with cash payment
Hot Air Balloon Tour is optional with this itinerary in Cappadocia. The balloon flights operated until 28 February costs 160 USD in cash or 170 USD credit card payment per person.
The balloon flights operated after 1 March costs 205 USD in cash or 215 USD credit card payment per person.
Istanbul, Cappadodcia, Pamukkale
Стамбул, Каппадокия, Памуккале