4 Days Pamukkale, Ephesus and Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane - Turkey Chalo

4 Days Pamukkale, Ephesus and Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane

Description

Most popular tour 




Highlights

Cappadocia Visit Pasabagi and the Red Valley and marvel at the underground city of Kaymakli or Ozkonak,

Goreme Open-Air Museum, Pasabag, Pigeon Valley, Uchisar Castle.

Ephesus Visit the Great Theatre, Library of Celsus, House of Virgin Mary, Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village.

Pamukkale See the Cotton Castle springs and the ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis.

Inclusions

Pick up from Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul Airport (on the European side of Istanbul only)
Domestic flight tickets as per the itinerary
1 night in Kusadasi at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
2 nights in Cappadocia at a cave hotel including breakfast
Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch)
Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
Local taxes and service charges

Exclusions

Drop off transportation service from Istanbul New Airport OR Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Istanbul Hotel upon returning to Istanbul
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Any optional tours
Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
Travel insurance

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Denizli from Istanbul — Pamukkale Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi 

Your 4-Days Tour of Pamukkale, Ephesus and Cappadocia with Turkey Chalo will begin with an early morning flight (between 6:00 – 7:00 am as per your e-ticket) from Istanbul to Denizli airport. Upon arrival at the Denizli airport, you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to Pamukkale where you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your tour with a professional guide to begin your full-day tour of Pamukkale.

Around 10:00 you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 10:30. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool. You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Around 12:30 you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Antique Pools (at your own expense) during this free time. At 13:30 you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines "cotton castle" from top to down without shoes and socks. At 14:30 you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 15:30, you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes. At the end of the tour around approximately 16:00, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 19:00.

Overnight in Kusadasi
Included Meal(s): Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight at the 4-star hotel in Kusadasi by the sea.

Day 2: Ephesus Tour — Flight to Kayseri/Nevsehir from Izmir

After breakfast at the hotel around 8:30 am you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of Ephesus. Your  tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next, you will visit the world-famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards, you will visit the Isabey Mosque. Next, you will be taken to the Sirince Village; which is an old Greek village and is well-know for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production. Here you will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your late evening flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir through Istanbul. Upon your arrival at the Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, a representative will be present holding your name sign to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.

Overnight in Cappadocia
Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight at the cave room in Cappadocia

 

Day 3: North Cappadocia Tour

After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full-day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 16:00.

Overnight in Cappadocia
Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight at the cave room in Cappadocia

 

Day 4: South Cappadocia Tour — Flight back to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 9:30 am, you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Güllüdere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Çavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch, you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full-day tour. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight between 7:00 – 10:00 pm (flight duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes) to Istanbul. End of our services and tours. Thank you for choosing Turkey Chalo and look forward to welcoming you for your another Turkey trip. 

Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Tour Price

750 Usd