Overview

If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further. The best tour in Turkey, including Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale & Cappadocia. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus rides just domestic flights getting you to your destination comfortable and relaxed.

Tour Route:

Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Cappadocia and domestic flight back to Istanbul

7 Nights 8 Days 19 Mar, 19 Mar, 19 Mar, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
  • Domestic flight from Izmir to Kayseri / Nevsehir
  • Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • 2 nights’ hotel in Istanbul
  • 3 nights’ hotel in Kusadasi
  • 2 nights’ hotel in Cappadocia
  • 7 open buffet breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • Guided Istanbul City Tour
  • Guided Istanbul Bosporus Cruise
  • Guided Ephesus tour
  • Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting
  • Guided Pamukkale tour
  • Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guides

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International flights
  • Insurance: All types
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Itinerary

Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day
(Dinner included)
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for the day tour of old Istanbul city. Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00 pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR in this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand-painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Please Note: St. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays

Day 3 - Istanbul Bosporus Cruise and Flight to Izmir / Kusadasi
(Breakfast Lunch and dinner included)
After breakfast depart for Bosporus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosporus Boat Cruise and Grand Spice Bazaar. Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including GRAND SPICE BAZAAR. BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 4 - Kusadasi - Ephesus Tour - Turkish Village Sirince
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis, Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsius Library, Grand theatre and House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00 pm. After the lunch, we will visit a place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet weaving centre. After Lunch, we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope are all original with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey -, especially fruit wines. We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with Turkish winemakers. In the evening you will be tested on your knowledge of making fruit wine. On the way, we will visit one of the famous leather production centres of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory rate. After that, you will visit Moda Tekstil. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5 - Kusadasi - Pamukkale Tour  
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. Afterwards, we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs. After Pamukkale tour come back to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 - Kusadasi - Izmir to Nevsehir / Kayseri Airport and Cappadocia
(Breakfast and Dinner included)
After breakfast, we depart for Izmir Airport for our domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Kayseri airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 7 - Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Then visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery workshop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three-headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end at approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 8 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast, you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Kiwi Vacations.


Notes:

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