9 Days Ephesus Pamukkale Antalya Konya and Cappadocia Tour
9 Days 8 Nights
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Ephesus, Pamukkale, Antalya, Konya and Cappadocia
Day 1 - Ephesus Tour (Lunch included)
Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir. 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 Izmir 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 Ephesus Tour. Here, you will start your tour by visiting Artemis Temple which is also known for being one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. After that, you will be visiting Ephesus Ancient City, Celcius Library, Hadrian Temple, Hamams, Theater, and Old Harbor one by one. At midday, you will have a lunch break in the restaurant. Your last visiting stop will be the House of the Virgin Mary. This is the place where the Virgin Mary spent her last years of life. The Vatican recognized this place as a pilgrimage centre. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel to enjoy your free time and overnight stay.
Day 2 - Kusadasi free day (Breakfast included)
This day is your free day in Kusadasi. After having breakfast at the hotel, you get the chance of having a free day to spend according to your wishes. You might choose to rest or explore the town by yourself. Overnight stay in Kusadasi / Selcuk.
Day 3 - Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
After you had your breakfast at the hotel, our guide will pick you up around 07:30-08:00 am to get you to join your Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale area has hot water resources, and travertines are one of these sources. Travertines have terraces of carbonate minerals as a result of the flowing water. Because this beauty seems like cotton, it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by native people. After experiencing the beauty of travertines, you will visit Hierapolis Ancient City which is also categorised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. This place used to be visited by people who want to soothe their ailments during their retirement and even die there. If you want to boost your mood and refresh yourself, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. This swimming experience you will have in Cleopatra Swimming Pool is optional. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to the local bus terminal to take your bus to Antalya. Upon your arrival at Antalya bus terminal, you will be picked up by our agent and transferred to your hotel in Antalya for an overnight stay.
Day 4 - Tour of Aspendos Perge and Waterfall (Breakfast & Lunch included)
In the morning around 08:00-08:15 am, you will be picked up from your hotel and join the Aspendos and Waterfall tour. You will see that one of the best preserved Roman theatres in Anatolia takes place in Aspendos. This is the place where we host the annual Aspendos International Opera and Balet Festival. After Aspendos, you will be visiting the ancient city Perge which has a wide open area, public baths and a gymnasium. Then your last visit will be to the waterfall which presents an impressive view. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant.
End of the day, you will be transferred back to your hotel to enjoy your free time and overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 5 – Antalya free day (Breakfast included)
This is your free day. After having your breakfast at the hotel, you have free time to both enjoy and explore the Old City part of Antalya by yourself. On that day, you might have the experience of strolling around the old streets and witnessing the beauty of the wooden houses of Antalya. You can also make this day your beach day if you want. Beaches in Antalya are easy to reach. Option of taxi or minibus is available. You will have an overnight in Antalya.
Day 6 – From Antalya to Cappadocia through Konya (Breakfast included)
This morning around 08:30- 08:45 am you will be picked up by our driver and driven to Cappadocia through Konya. After having 3-4 hours of road, you will reach Konya where you will have your lunch with the most famous food of Konya which is Etli Ekmek and visit Konya Mevlana Museum, also known as the school of whirling dervishes. (Lunch is at your expenditure) After that, you will be driven 3-4 hours more to reach Cappadocia. Upon your arrival in Cappadocia, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Northern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Hot Air Balloon tour is recommended activity for this morning.
This morning around 09:30-10:00 am you will be picked up by our tour guide and join the tour for visiting 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 8 - Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
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. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9 – Cappadocia free day (Breakfast included)
This is your free day in Cappadocia to explore the small towns such as Goreme, Urgup or Avanos and enjoy the vibe of the region. Then, according to your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival at Istanbul airport, you will be picked up by our agency and transferred to your hotel. 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
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Aura Cave Hotel / Holiday Cave Hotel / Garden Inn Cappadocia
Kusadasi Hotels: Istankoy Hotel / Sözer Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Aspen Hotel / Mediterra Art Hotel
Price: Per person 1390 USD
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Avilla Cave / Design Cave / Doors of Cappadocia
Kusadasi Hotels: Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel / Carina Hotel / Efe Boutique Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Khan Hotel / Elegance East Hotel / La Boutique Hotel
Price: Per person 1570 USD
High Class Hotels
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Kusadasi Hotels: Double Tree by Hilton / Carisma Deluxe Hotel / La Vista Boutique Hotel
Antalya Hotels: Crown Plaza Hotel / Holiday Inn Lara Hotel / Ramada Plaza Hotel
Price: Per person 1780 USD
Hot air balloon tour is optional please ask for the current price.
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.