Day 1 - Fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia & Full Day Cappadocia Tour
06:35 ─ Fly from Istanbul to Cappadocia. ( Flight time may change according to season and availability.)
07:50 ─ Arrive at Kayseri or Nevsehir Airports. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the first destination of the Cappadocia tour.
First stop, Devrent Valley famous with different fairy chimneys. The fairy chimneys of the Devrent Valley, shaped by the erosion of severe winds, will cause a variety of creatures to emerge in your mind. Because of erosion, some of the fairy chimneys seem like animals. So, this place’s other name is Imagination Valley. After leaving this place, next stop Paşabağ Monks Valley, which is interesting in the Cappadocia region and has interesting ferns in the form of mushrooms, is also one of the places where the formation and development of the fairy chimney can be observed at the same time. But when we visit Avanos, we will see how stones and clays will be shaped by the hands of masters.
After a nice lunch in here, the most important place in the historical meaning of Göreme, the cute town of Cappadocia, where life is intertwined with fairy chimneys, is the Göreme panoramic and Zelve Open Air Museum which is waiting for us.
17:00 ─ When the Cappadocia tour ends, you will be transferred to your hotels.
You can join the Turkish Night Show tonight. Add it from the extra activities section.
Stay overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 2 - Full Day Cappadocia Tour & Bus to Pamukkale
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
09:00 ─ You will be picked up and transferred to the meeting point where the other group members have located; the magnificent South Cappadocia Tour will begin.
The first place we visit is the Red Valley, which hosts all the characteristics of Cappadocia, and takes its name from these red tuff rocks. Especially during the sunset and sunrise, the colors of the red tuff rocks become very reddish. And this will amaze you. Then the next place is Cavusin Village, where old people built many structures such as underground cities, schools, hospitals, churches, prisons, and caravansaries, carving people for more than 2000 years.
We will take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will drive through Pigeon Valley. Through the end of the tour, we will visit Underground City where early Christians lived. Do not forget to take your camera.
17:00 ─ Cappadocia tour will be ended. You will be transferred to the bus station.
20:00 ─ You will have a bus trip from Cappadocia to Pamukkale which will take almost ten hours.
In the early morning, you can join Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight over the beautiful valleys with an extra cost. You can add it in the extra activities section.
Overnight bus trip.
Day 3 - Arrive in Pamukkale & Pamukkale Day Tour & Transfer to Kuşadası
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
05:30 – 06:00 ─ You will have been at Denizli Bus Station. When you arrive there, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel for freshening up.
You will have a delicious breakfast.
09:30 ─ You will be picked up from the hotel and the professionally guided tour will begin.
10-00 ─ First destination of our tour will Red Springs in Karahayit, where Karahayit Village, which is a region with large thermal tourism and spa services, is famous for the Red Water which is one source of Pamukkale thermal systems and the streaming of the iron in the spring water, where it forms a red travertine.
10:30 ─ The ancient city of Hierapolis, just above the travertines, is a place where it is possible to observe the remains of structures from the Phrygian to the Roman Empire. These magnificent structures will impress you.
12:30 ─ Our tour guide offers you to an hour free time to explore the natural wonders of Pamukkale by yourself. Our recommendation is to swim in the ancient pool where local people believed that the pool has a healthy feature.
13:30 ─ Coming back to the meeting point. You will get a chance to walk on the white hill, travertines which seem like white heaven on earth.
14:30 ─ Have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant.
15:30 ─ After lunch, you will visit the historical Onyx Factory located there; this visiting time takes almost 30 minutes.
16:00 ─ The journey, takes three hours, will begin through Kuşadası where you will stay.
You can join horseback riding in Kuşadası. You can add them in the extra activities section.
Stay overnight in Kuşadası.
Day 4 - Full Day Ephesus Tour
Meal: Breakfast and Lunch
08:30 ─ After the breakfast and check out from the hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred meeting point for the daily tour in Ephesus where you can find historical traces at every corner of this ancient city.
The Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, is waiting for you with its glorious structure. This place is the first visiting place. Ephesus, with majestic city gates, monumental buildings, baths, lectures, and imperial halls, Roman toilets, fountains that supply water to the mosque, trade and shopping areas, political and religious ceremonial squares, sanctuaries, and more, welcomes you just like the door of the ancient world.
You will have a break for lunch. Before visiting the Isabey Mosque, we will see the House of Virgin Mary which considered as a sacred place.
17:00 ─ Ephesus tour is over.
18:00 ─ You will be transferred to Kuşadası, for traveling Çanakkale via Izmir.
01:00 ─ Arriving at Çanakkale. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to the hotels.
Stay overnight in Çanakkale.
Day 5 - Half Day Troy Tour & Back to Istanbul
You will have a delicious breakfast at the hotel. You will have free time until 13:15. You can explore Çanakkale yourself.
13:15 ─ After the checkout from the hotel. You will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to the meeting point to join other group members. Then, you will get a chance to visit the Ancient City of Troy that it is a place where in old times, war geography and legendary place including Helen, the beautiful Queen of Sparta, and Paris, the Trojan Prince.
When the morning tour is over, the journey will begin through Istanbul.
Troy day tour will be ended.
17:30 ─ You will be transferred to the Istanbul.
22:30 – 23:00 ─ Upon arrival in Istanbul.
5-Days blissful Turkey tour package ends here.
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