6 Days Istanbul Cappadocia Pamukkale Tour
6 Days 5 Nights
Departs Every Day
Day 1 - Arrival to Istanbul
After landing at Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) or Istanbul (IST), the driver will meet you at the first gate's exit. drive to the hotel. Free time and a hotel stay.
Day 2 - Free day in Istanbul (Breakfast included)
After breakfast in the hotel, you have the rest of the day to explore Old City on your own.
Day 3 - Northern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to take your flight to Cappadocia. When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, self-check-in is required. After self-check-in, you will take your boarding pass to take your flight. Upon your arrival at Cappadocia Airport, you will be picked up by our driver who waits for you at the exit gate. You will be directly transferred from the airport and join your Cappadocia Tour where you will see the beauties of Northern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will visit the place called Goreme Panorama which offers an impressive view of Goreme Village, as it is also called the “land of fairy chimneys”, and the Open Air Museum which is known for being the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then you will visit Ortahisar, a special village famous for its castles and cave food storage. Later, you will visit Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom-like formed rocks and fairy chimney forms especially distinguished by the vibe of the area. During the tour, you will also see the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you will have the impression of animal fossils among the rocks. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in a restaurant that makes you feel the vibe of the town.
In the afternoon, you will be strolling along the Red River which is known as the longest river in Turkey. After enjoying the experience of walking through the longest river in the country, you will visit a small village that is very famous for its pottery workshops. Here you will have the chance to watch the pottery making and get a workshop if you wish. At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel by passing through Love Valley. Love Valley has an incredible view which will cheer you up. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will have free time and an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 4 - Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Hot Air Balloon tour is recommended activity for this morning.
This morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel between 9:30 and 10:00 am and you will join the tour for visiting the beauties of Southern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will be visiting Uchisar Castle which is recognized as the biggest fairy chimney used as a citadel throughout time by many civilizations. You will be hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley which has a remarkable effect on history. You will explore Rose valley which has its unique rock churches that saved early Christians from the prosecution of Romans. After that, you will be seeing Cavusin village which is known as an ancient settlement in the area and you may see the cave residences belonging to the Cavusin area. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant. After your lunch break, the tour will continue with visiting Kaymaklı Underground City which is known as the widest underground city of Cappadocia, which was used by refugees and people fleeing from natural disasters in ancient times. Apart from that, Pigeon Valley offers an impressive view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons that still live in those pigeon houses. Your last stop on the Southern Cappadocia tour will be Three Beauties Valley which is famous for both special vine factories and the stunning view it has.End of the tour transfer to the airport to take Izmir flight. (some days direct, some days via Istanbul) On arrival, pick up by our agents and transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay in Kusadasi / Selcuk.
Day 5 – Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast- Lunch included)
After breakfast, the agent will pick you up between 07:30 and 08:00 am and transport you to the Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Turkish people refer to Pamukkale as "Cotton Castle" because of its hot springs, travertines, and terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water. People used to travel to Hierapolis Ancient City, a Unesco World Heritage Site, to treat their ailments during retirement and even to pass away there. You may cool off by strolling around terraces or swimming at the Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional) Midday, lunch break at a nearby eatery. End of the tour, transfer to Cardak Airport to take the return flight to Istanbul. Arrival to airport, pick up by agent and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 6 – Bye Bye Istanbul(Breakfast included)
After your check-out from the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport ( IST or SAW ) according to your flight time. You must do a self-check-in at the airport. This is the end of our service.
Hotels with breakfast
Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance)
Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
Professional English speaking guide
Drink during lunch
Economical Hotels Istanbul Hotels: Zeynep Sultan Hotel / Hotel Black Tulip Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Aura Cave Hotel / Garden Inn Cappadocia Kusadasi Hotels: Istankoy Hotel / Sözer Hotel
Price: Per person 1040 USD
Comfort Hotels Istanbul Hotels: Yasmak Sultan Hotel / Ottoman Imperial Hotel Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Avilla Cave / Design Cave / Doors of Cappadocia Kusadasi Hotels: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel
Price: Per person 1215 USD
High Class Hotels Istanbul Hotels: Fer Hotel / Sura Design Hotel / Vogue Hotel Supreme Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel Kusadasi Hotels: Double Tree by Hilton / Carisma Deluxe Hotel
Price: Per person 1390 USD
Hot air balloon is optional extra
Max group size is 15 people
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.