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7 day tour exploring Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya and Cappadocia

Travel from Izmir to the rich history and stunning architecture of Ephesus, to the surreal landscapes of Pamukkale and Cappadocia and Mystic Museum of Konya.

Including
* Accommodations in a 5-star sea-front hotels & deluxe cave hotel in Cappadocia.
* All admissions, transfers, guiding and logistics, flighty tickets from Izmir included
* Option to customize and return to different city at the end is available.

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Tour Program

Day 1 – Traveling to Izmir, Ephesus / Overnight in Kusadasi – (L/D)
AM Pickup from your hotel in Istanbul, transfer to the domestic airport
Short 1 hour flight to Izmir,
Upon arrival, meet your knowledgeable guide who will accompany you throughout the day.
Depart for Ephesus, a remarkable ancient city that was once a thriving center of Roman civilization. As you enter the site, step back in time and explore its well-preserved streets, grand monuments, and intricate architecture. Marvel at the intricate mosaics, admire the towering facade of the Library of Celsus, and imagine life in this bustling city.
Visit the Great Theater, the largest ancient theater in Anatolia, where performances and gladiator fights once entertained the masses. Stand at its center stage, envisioning the crowds that once filled the seats.
Afterwards, make your way to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Learn about the historical and cultural importance of this awe-inspiring sanctuary dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis. Admire the remnants of this magnificent structure, which now serve as a testament to the past.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Turkish cuisine and local flavors.
After lunch, explore the Ephesus Museum, where you can admire a collection of artifacts and sculptures that were discovered in and around Ephesus. Gain a deeper understanding of the society and culture that once thrived in this ancient city.
Finally, return to your hotel in Kusadasi, check in,
Dinner served in the hotel from 19:30 to 21:30 pm
Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 2 – Kusadasi to Pamukkale – (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will depart from Kusadasi to Pamukkale; upon arrival, we will continue on the
guided tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis.
Our drive will take us through a rich agricultural area,
teeming with cotton fields and fruit orchards.
Sites we will visit
Pamukkale, Whitewashed terraces, ancient pools, and more
Ancient city of Hierapolis
Dinner at the hotel – 19:00 to 22:00 pm —- Overnight in Pamukkale

Day 3 – Traveling to Konya – (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will depart from Pamukkale, travel East into Anatolia,
After a good 4-5 hour drive, we will arrive in Konya,
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, tasting local cuisine.
After check in to the hotel, free time to rest and refreshing.
Begin your tour by visiting the Mevlana Museum, also known as the Mevlana Mausoleum or the Whirling Dervishes Museum. Discover the life and teachings of the renowned Sufi philosopher and poet, Rumi, whose tomb is housed within this magnificent complex. Witness the mesmerizing whirling dervish ceremony and gain insight into the mystical traditions of the Mevlevi Order.
Rest of the day and evening at leisure
Dinner at the hotel
Overnight in Konya.


Day 4 – Traveling to Cappadocia – (B/L)
After breakfast, we will depart from, travel further East for about 3-hour drive to Cappadocia.
After arrival, check into your Deluxe Cave Hotel and enjoy rest of the day at leisure and getting oriented with the town you will be for the next few days.
Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 5 – Exploring Cappadocia – (B/L)
05:30 AM: (Optional) Experience the magical sunrise on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the breathtaking landscapes of Cappadocia (additional cost)
Breakfast at the hotel

Morning:
Upon arrival, we will meet you at the airport then transfer you to the region.
Will then continue on the guided including following sites;
Visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, an enchanting complex of rock-cut churches adorned with stunning frescoes depicting biblical scenes.
Explore the fairy chimney formations in the Pasabag Valley and marvel at their unique shapes
Discover the ancient cave dwellings in the Cavusin Village and learn about the fascinating history of the region

Lunch Break:
Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional Turkish cuisine.
Afternoon:
Visit the Uchisar Castle, a natural fortification offering panoramic views of Cappadocia
Explore the Devrent Valley, also known as “Imagination Valley,” with its whimsical rock formations resembling various shapes and animals
Rest of the evening at leisure
Overnight in Cappadocia.

Optional adds on your request:
Participate in a pottery workshop and create your own unique Cappadocian pottery piece
Stop by the Three Beauties viewpoint to capture stunning photos of the iconic fairy chimneys

Evening: Join an optional Turkish night show, featuring traditional music, dancing, and entertainment.

Day 6 – Exploring Cappadocia – (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel
AM : Meet up with the guide for a full day tour exploring;
The underground city of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu, marveling at the intricate network of tunnels, rooms, and ventilation systems.
Discover the Ihlara Valley, a picturesque canyon with rock-cut churches and a flowing river, where you can enjoy a leisurely hike
Indulge in a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of traditional Turkish cuisine

Afternoon:
Visit the Selime Monastery, the largest rock-cut monastery in Cappadocia, boasting impressive architectural features
Stop by the Pigeon Valley, adorned with pigeon roosts and ancient cave dwellings
Explore the charming town of Avanos, famous for its pottery craftsmanship
Return to the hotel & rest of the evening at leisure.
Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 7 – Traveling to Istanbul – (B)
Breakfast between 07:00 to 09:00
Meet up at the lobby of the hotel & transfer to Cappadocia Airport and put you on a short domestic flight back to Istanbul

Note: This itinerary can be customized to suit your preferences and interests.
You may choose to add additional stops or extend your time at any particular site.

 

Program ends

From $….. US Dollars per person
Contact us with your travel dates & number of guest, to get accurate price information

Includes
* Hotel accommodation in Kusadasi (Deluxe 5-star Sea-side hotel) 1 night
* Hotel accommodation in Pamukkale (Deluxe 5-star Thermal hotel) 1 night
* Hotel accommodation in Konya – (Deluxe 4-star hotel) 1 night
* Hotel accommodation in Cappadocia (Deluxe Cave hotel) 3 nights
* All land transfers with comfortable vehicles
* All of the meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides during the tours
* Admissions to Ephesus, Pamukkale and Cappadocia sites
* Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Izmir
* Domestic flight tickets from Cappadocia to Istanbul
* All the fuel, toll roads, parking fees during all the transfers
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* Optional tours in Cappadocia
* Drinks with meals
* Travel Insurance
* Tips to the Guide, Driver and Hotel Bellboy Staff

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