Multi-day trip

Istanbul: 8-Day Cappadocia, Ephesus, Konya, Pamukkale Tour

Istanbul: 8-Day Cappadocia, Ephesus, Konya, Pamukkale Tour

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Visit Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Ephesus, and more on this multi-day sightseeing trip from Istanbul. Enjoy additional perks of included hotels, breakfast, entry fees, and licensed guides.

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Duration 8 days
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup from Istanbul airports (2 of them; IST and SAW). Also from the hotels in Sultanahmet and Taksim, Besiktas area.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace, two of Istanbul's highlights
  • Explore the ancient site of Ephesus
  • Admire the beautiful surroundings of Pammukale
  • Be amazed by the scenic beauty of Cappadocia
  • Stay overnight in a cave hotel in Cappadocia
Full description

Discover the highlights of Turkey on a guided 8-day sightseeing tour. See the best of Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Konya. Visit the famous sites of Ephesus, Pammukale, and the Devrent Valley.

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Arrive at Istanbul Airport (IST) or SAW airport where the tour representative will meet you with your name sign and private transfer to the hotel for your overnight stay in Istanbul. Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour (Breakfast)

After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour of Istanbul. Visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping and spend the night in Istanbul. Day 3: Istanbul – Izmir – Ephesus Tour – Kusadasi (Breakfast-Dinner)

Start with pickup from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul IST or SAW airport for your flight to Izmir. Arrive at Izmir Airport and be met by your tour guide.

Next, drive to Ephesus for 45-minutes. First visit the Artemis Temple, before continuing to Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionia. After Ephesus, visit the House of the Virgin Mary. Transfer to the hotel for overnight in Kusadasi. Day 4: Kusadasi – Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast-Dinner)

Drive to Pamukkale to visit the Travertine terraces and Hierapolis. Stay overnight in Pamukkale. Day 5: Pamukkale – Cappadocia Cave Hotel (Breakfast)

Drive to Cappadocia. Visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the worldwide famous mystic, and Sultanhani Caravanseria, a roadside inn where travelers could rest and recover from the day’s journey. Overnight in Cappadocia in a cave hotel. Day 6: Cappadocia Tour Cave Hotel (Breakfast)

Optional: Hot air ballooning with sunrise. See the Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys in Urgup. Then, visit Kaymakli Underground City. Visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum Continue to Uchisar Rock Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Spend the night in a traditional Cappadocia cave hotel. Day 7: Full Day Cappadocia Tour-Istanbul (Breakfast)

In the morning, admire the lunar landscape of the Devrent Valley. Enjoy lunch in Avanos, the center of terra cotta works of art since 3000 BC, and enjoy a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop.

Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight from Kayseri to Istanbul. Transfer to your hotel for an overnight stay. Day 8: Home (Breakfast)

After breakfast check out from the hotel and enjoy a private transfer to the airport.

Includes
  • 7 nights accommodations based on bed and breakfast in boutique and 4-star hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners (Kusadasi, Pamukkale)
  • Professional licensed guides
  • All entrance fees to the sites stated above
  • All airport transfers by private vehicle
  • All transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flight tickets (Istanbul to Cappadocia and Izmir to Istanbul)
  • Lunches, Drinks, Dinners in Istanbul & Cappadocia
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Depending on availability in domestic flights and public holidays, the itinerary can be re-routed between Cappadocia airport on Day 3 to Izmir airport on Day 6 and do the reverse itinerary without changing any site visits, hotel accommodations, and other service standards
  • Istanbul will be visited on Day 7 on a Sunday departure tour
  • The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. The Spice Market will be visited instead

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