Day 1: Istanbul
Upon your arrival at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport, you will be greeted at the gate and transferred to your hotel. You will start out with some brief instructions and you will have the rest of the day to see Istanbul on your own and/or relax. If you would like, we can arrange an activity for you - for example: Turkish Bath (hamam) or an Oriental Dinner Show - Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: Istanbul
After breakfast free day in Istanbul and explore Ottoman and Byzantine relics on your own, end of the day pick up from Chora Travel agency and transfer to bus station, take an overnight bus to Cappadocia. (*Breakfast)
Day 3: Northern Cappadocia Tour (Group tour)
After arrival you will be transferred to hotel for fresh up and you will join a small group for your full day guided Tour of the Northern Cappadocia Region (by minibus) to see the unforgettable works of Mother Nature: The Goreme National Park (UNESCO World Hertage List) - spectacular landscape and rock-hewn sanctuaries. Devrent Valley - red lunar landscape. The old city of Avanos - this region of earthenware pottery overlooks the longest river of Turkey, the Red River. Pasabag - Monks Valley - fairy chimneys (mushroom shaped). Cavusin Village with its cut-rock dwellings, stone houses and churches. After the Tour you will have the rest of the evening free - Overnight in Cappadocia. (*Lunch)
Day 4: Southern Cappadocia Tour (Regular)
After breakfast at 09:30 am you will be taken from the hotel and you will join a small guided group for your full day Tour of the Southern Cappadocia Region (by minibus). You will visit amazing places like: Uchisar City with Uchisar Castle - multi-leveled castle hollowed out into the rock. Guvercinlik - Pigeon Valley - spectacular views of the natural cliffs and the man-made caves. City of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu - the largest Underground Cities after which you will hiking in the Ihlara Valley - canyon with a depth of approximately 100m and was formed by the Melendiz River. At the end of the Tour transfer to bus station and take an overnight bus to Antalya (*Breakfast & Lunch)
Day 5: Antalya Free day
After arrive in Antalya, transfer to hotel and free day for you to enjoy old city part of Antalya- Overnight in Antalya.
Day 6: Antalya to Pamukkale (by bus)
After breakfast you will have free time for enjoy Antalya old town on your own. Late afternoon pick up from your hotel and transfer to the bus station for take a bus goes to Pamukkale (4 hours). Upon your arrival to Pamukkale you will be transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day will be free; you can explore the areas of the city on your own - Overnight in Pamukkale. (*Breakfast)
Day 7: Pamukkale Tour (Regular)
After breakfast you will be picked up for a full day guided Tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis (UNESCO World Hertage List). Pamukkale, which means "cotton castle", has been formed over time by natural hot springs (35 °C), rich in calcium-carbonate, that flow down the slope and form a preternatural landscape: mineral forests, petrified cascades and terraced pools. We will also visit the ancient Greco-Roman Health Spa of Hierapolis - famous for: hot thermal springs (they have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC) and architectural heritage sites like: Theatre, The Temple of Apollo, Agora and the Necropolis. At the endof the day transfer to bus station and take a bus to Kusadasi (3,5 hours), after arrive in Kusadasi transfer to hotel and overnight stay.. (*Breakfast & Lunch)
Day 8: Ephesus Tour
After breakfast, at 09:00 am pick up from your hotel and join for full day tour of Ephesus. Visit Ephesus ruins, temple of Artemis, temple of Hadrian, Celsius Library, the house of Virgin Mary. End of the tour transfer to bus station and take an overnight bus to Istanbul (10 hours)
Day 9: Istanbul (Free Day)
After arrive in Istanbul, please use Metro (Subway) and Tramway to get old city (Your hotel) and free day in Istanbul, maybe the best time for last minute shopping at the Grand Bazaar or the Spice Bazaar. If you would like to we can arrange a Bosphorus Cruise or a special daily tour to the Princes Islands - Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10: Istanbul
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport according to your flight time. (*Breakfast)
3 Star or same quality boutique hotels
Per person: 610 usd with credit card and 580 usd with cash payment
4 Star or same quality boutique hotels
Per person: 790 usd with credit card and 750 usd with cash payment