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5 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour from Istanbul

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From: $684.00

4 nights accommodation at your choice of hotels, 2 nights Cappadocia, 2 nights Kusadasi at your choice of hotels, Deluxe air-conditioned minivan, professional English speaking tour guide on local tours, Domestic flight tickets, Meals & Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary.

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5-Day Tour of Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Ephesus Tour

Highlights: Devrent Valley Pasabag Monk’s Valley Devrent Valley Pasabag Monk’s Valley city of Avanos Goreme Open-Air Museum castles of Uchisar Red Valley Rose Valley Çavuşin Village Pigeon Valley Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City Ancient City and Ruins of Hierapolis Cotton Cliffs Red Water Hot Springs Cleopatra’s Thermal Pool.


Day 1: Fly to Kayseri/Nevsehir from Istanbul - Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 4:30 am and will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir between 6:00 – 7:30 am. Upon arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, you will be picked up and transferred to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia, you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your full-day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Lunch

Day 2: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30, you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Rose Valley. Next, you will visit Çavuşin Village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch, you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full-day tour. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 4:30 pm.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Fly to Izmir

After breakfast check out of the hotel in Cappadocia. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri airport to take your flight to Izmir through Istanbul. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi. Check into your hotel in Kusadasi and rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour

After breakfast around 08:00, you will be picked up from your Kusadasi hotel and taken to the meeting point in Selcuk where the full group will first meet. You will then begin the Pamukkale tour with a drive from Selcuk starting at 8:30 am to Pamukkale which will be around 3 hours. En route to Pamukkale after 1.5 hours, there will be a 10 minutes stop for a restroom break. Upon arrival around 11:45, the group will be first taken to have lunch and after lunch at around 13:00 you will begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a profession licensed tour guide. In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also, you will visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica, theatre and Roman Baths. At the end of the guided tour, you will have some free time to explore the area on your own. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale antique pools (at own expense) during this free time. The tour guide will inform you about the exact meeting point and time. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 19:00.

  • Overnight in Kusadasi
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: Full Day Ephesus Tour - Fly to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 8:30 am, you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full-day tour of Ephesus. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. You will first visit the Temple of Artemis which was once one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Next, you will visit the world-famous ancient Greco- the Roman City of Ephesus, the most well-preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. Afterwards, you will visit the Isabey Mosque. Next, you will be taken to the Sirince Village; which is an old Greek village and is well-know for its quaint beauty and wine tasting and production. Here you will have one hour free to explore on your own without a guide the different foods and wines of the area and visit various small traditional village shops. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your late evening return flight around 7:00 – 10:00 pm (1 hour 20 minutes flight duration) to Istanbul. END OF OUR SERVICE and TOURS.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Important notes:

  • Please note that your return flight from Izmir to Istanbul will arrive at either the New Airport in Istanbul or at the Sabiha Gökçen Airport depending on the availability of flights on the ticket purchase date.
  • If you have a preference to return to a specific airport in Istanbul i.e. Sabiha Gokcen or Istanbul New Airport, you must request your choice of the airport in Istanbul by email prior to your tour booking. Any changes requested once your booking is confirmed will incur an additional cost.
  • Upon arrival at Istanbul airport, you will have to arrange your own pick-up service from Istanbul airport to your hotel in Istanbul. This transfer is not included as part of your package tour services with us. Our service ends upon your flight arrival at Istanbul Airport.

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Pick up from Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul Airport (on the European side of Istanbul only)
  • Domestic flight tickets as per the itinerary
  • 2 nights in Cappadocia at a cave hotel including breakfast
  • 2 nights in Kusadasi at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Drop off transportation service from Istanbul New Airport OR Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Istanbul Hotel upon returning to Istanbul
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Any optional tours
  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
  • Travel insurance

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour
  • The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour
  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • You can swim in the Antique pool in Pamukkale. However, please note that there is an extra charge that you will have to pay directly at your own expense before entry to the pools. This entrance fees to the pools is not covered as part of your tour. Please note that you must bring your own towel, swimsuit etc. if you need to use the pools.
  • Vegetarian lunch option available upon request.
  • The hot air balloon ride operates in optimum weather conditions. The decision for the flight to take off on any given day is decided by the local government at the last minute depending on weather conditions to ensure passenger safety. If your paid and scheduled hot air balloon ride gets cancelled by the tour company at the last minute for weather conditions, we will provide you with a refund of USD 290.00 for the hot air balloon ride if you have it booked with us.
  • The normal arrival time in Istanbul is between 8:00 – 10:00 pm. If you are planning on reserving your plane back home that same day, we recommend you book a plane ticket from 12:30 am onwards, to avoid missing your flight.

WHEN TO BOOK?

  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last-minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.

Accommodation in below Hotels (or similar hotels depending on vacancy at the time of booking):

In Cappadocia: Holiday Cave Hotel OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel OR Heaven Cave House
In Kusadasi: Derici Hotel OR Neopol Hotel Deluxe OR Efe Boutique Hotel OR Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel

The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.

If you wish to include a higher quality hotel, we offer two options:

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel at an additional cost. This cost will be added to the total tour price of the standard package tour.
Option 2: You can arrange your own accommodation on the tour as per your preference. We can offer a new package tour price without including the cost of hotel accommodation. If Option 2 is preferred, all services as part of the package tour will be provided except for hotel accommodation.

Please let us know the option you prefer at the time the tour request is made so that we can price the tour accordingly. If no change in hotels is needed and you wish to proceed with the hotels highlighted in our package tour at the quoted tour price then you may book the tour directly online.

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6 reviews for 5 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour from Istanbul

  1. Stephen E

    I really enjoyed my 5-day tour of Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus. We had a very knowledgeable guide who coordinated the logistics seamlessly. I would recommend it to anyone

  2. Bala K

    Thank you to Mr Bilal of OneNation Travel for organizing a very special tour of Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus for the four of us. We experienced and learned much about the history and culture of your country. We hope to come back!

  3. Barbara V

    Our 5-day tour that spanned Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus was both comprehensive as well as interesting. Our accommodation was comfortable, clean, well situated and all served great breakfasts. We highly highly recommend One Nation Travel.

  4. Carlos C

    My wife and I went on the 5 day tour – Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus. The itinerary was well organized and we thought all the tour guides were timely and terrific. I highly recommend this trip to others!

  5. Aruna S

    Thank you a wonderful tour of Cappadocia, Pamukkale & Ephesus 5 days. All hotels food and transfers were extremely well organised. I would recommend One Nation Travel to anyone visiting Turkey. Fit your tour to your wants and enjoy the amazing hospitality of the company.

  6. Aditya J

    One of my friend recommendation One Nation Travel to me when I told him that I will travel to Turkey. I sent an email to One Nation Travel co, Mr. Bilal get me back with fully information about Turkey. He was professional and helpful. From start to the end went so so smoothly. I would strongly recommend you use this organization.

    Thanks & regards
    Aditya – India

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