Arrival in Istanbul and rest day
Day 2 Tour: Old City Istanbul
Site visitation – Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar, Hippodrome and Topkapi Palace.
Day 3 Tour: Bosphorus Cruise
Site visitation – Pierre Loti Hill, Bosphurus Cruise, Spice Market, and Dolmabahçe Palace
Flight to Pammukale:
Day 4: Flight to Dalaman Airport in Pamukkale and tour of Pamukkale
The sites to visit are Hierapolis, Necropolis and Cleopatra Swimming pool. The area is famous for a carbonate mineral left by the flowing of thermal spring water.
Day 5: Tour to Ephesus
The ruins of Ephesus, the famous Library of Celsus, the Gymnasium of Vedius, Stadium, and the Great Theatre. We’ll see ancient public toilets, a brothel, fountains, and various temples.
Day 6 – Travel to Cappadocia to Neveshir Airport (afternoon rest and recover)
Day 7 – Day tour will begin in Nothern Cappadocia where you will visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, Devrent Valley, Avanos (walk through the red river), Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, Cavusin Villange (Acient Greek Settlement), and Urup’s Fairy Chimney (panoramic view). You will be transferred back to the hotel at the end of your tour.
Day 8– Day tour will begin in Southern Cappadocia at the Pigeon Valley, Underground City of Kaumakli, Rose Valley (4km walk in the valley), Uchisar Castle and Esentepe Panorama. At the end of the tour, you will return to the hotel and depart for your flights in the evening.
Day 9 – Departure
What is included:
- Hotel in each city 4+ plus
- Istanbul covers breakfast only
- Pammukale, Ephesus, and Cappadocia covers breakfast and dinner
- Airport transfer and domestic flights booking
- English Speaking Guide
- Site Entrance Fee
- Transportation where applicable
What is not included:
- Visa processing
- International Flights