|Duration: 10 Days / 09 Nights
Sites: Istanbul, Bosphorus, Pergamum, Aphrodisias, Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Ephesus, Cappadocia
Departure Dates: Everyday (by flights)
Note: All tour packages are modular & you can use these itineraries as a starting point & we can help modify this itineraries to accommodate your personal requirements & desires to find your perfect holiday.
DAY 01 – Arrival in Istanbul
After check-out you have journey on a one hour flight to Izmir. When arrival you will be met and taken to the Ancient Greek city of Pergamum which was built on the top of Acropolis, coming up a thousand feet above the surrounding valley. You will be driven to The Sanctuary of Trajan, Sanctuary of Athena, Library, Royal palaces, Temple of Dionysus, Upper Agora, Roman baths complex and Asklepion, which was the Sanctuary of Asclepius, the god of healing. At the end of your day of trip, you will be taken to the hotel for your stay in Kusadasi.
DAY 05 – Ephesus Ancient City Tour
After breakfast you will go to the Ancient City Ephesus, the best saved Greco-Roman City in the world. You will have chance to see the Agora, Odeon, Curetes Street, Celsius Library, wellknown Roman Baths, the Grand Theatre and Marble Street there. After lunch, we will leave for the Home of Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent the last days of her life. The tour covers a sightseeing to the ruins of Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. We will be at Kusadasi for accomodation.
DAY 06 – Aphrodisias & Pamukkale Tour
Early in the morning you will leave from your hotel and go to Aphrodisias, city of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of Love. After the guided tour of Aphrodisias, your next visit will be the Hierapolis Ancient City, which houses Pamukkale ‘’Cotton Castle’’. This natural geographical phenomenon leaves thick white layers of limestone and travertine cascading down the mountain slope, which resemble a frozen waterfall. There will be some time to walk on the terraces (where allowed), after which you will be taken to Denizli Airport for the flight to Cappadocia connected via Istanbul.
DAY 07 – North Cappadocia Tour with Goreme Museum
When you arrive the North Cappadocia, you will be taken to your hotel to have a rest for a great trip on next day. After having breakfast you will first visit the fairy chimneys which are famous all around the world. Their shapes are like mushroom house. You will also make witnessing to the nice view of Devrent Valley. Then, you will go on your tour from Avanos where you will have your lunch. After lunch, you will be taken to Göreme Open Air Museum which is called by Unesco as a Heritage Site. When you come to end of your tour you will visit the natural churches in Uçhisar. End of the day, you will be transfered to your hotel. On your fifth day of your tour you will have a fantastic night in your traditional Cappadocian cave hotel.
DAY 08 – South Cappadocia Tour with Ihlara Canyon
O n your second day in Cappadocia we begin the tour with panoramic view of the famous Rose Valley. Your tour will go on in Cavusin Village, one of the oldest settlements in the area. After lunch you will be taken to the south of Cappadocia to see Kaymakli Underground City, the largest underground city of Cappadocia region. When we finish the tour you will be taken to İstanbul fort he last night in Turkey.
DAY 09 – Flight to Istanbul / Free Day in Istanbul
Today you will have the flight back to Istanbul, with the remainder of day at your leisure to take advantage of last minute shopping or relax with a Hamam ‘’Turkish Bath’’.
Day 10 – Transfer to Istanbul International Airport
After you have checked-out from your hotel, we will arrange for the transfer to Istanbul International Airport for your return or onward flight.