7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia and Ephesus Tour

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From: $790.00

Istanbul – Cappadocia – Ephesus: Ideal for short stays and cruise connections from Kusadasi or Izmir, covers major highlights of Turkey. Tour starts from Istanbul ends in Kusadasi or Izmir.

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7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia & Ephesus Tour Package

(Tour will start in Istanbul and will end in Kusadasi or Izmir)


Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure.

  • Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Istanbul Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour

Today we will visit Saint Sophia (Hagia Sofia). Originally built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century. The Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for its 6 minarets and it's celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles. The Hippodrome, scene of chariot races. The Topkapi Palace, the residence of the Ottoman Sultan's from the 15th to the 19th century. The tour ends in the Grand Bazaar, which has over 4000 shops full of treasures. Return to your hotel around 5:30 pm. This tour may be done completely as a walking tour. Notes: Sunday the Grand Bazaar is closed - Tuesday the Topkapi Palace is closed – Friday Blue Mosque may be closed. (In winter St Sophia is closed on Monday and is replaced by the Yerebatan Saray Underground Cistern)

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

Day 3: Istanbul

Day at leisure to enjoy the city or you may take an optional Bosporus cruise.

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

Day 4: Fly to Kayseri from Istanbul - Cappadocia Red Tour

Fly to Kayseri in the early morning. On arrival, you will be transferred to Cappadocia and visit the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. In the afternoon visit Open Air Museum in Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.

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

Day 5: Cappadocia Green Tour

Depart from the hotel at 09.30-10.00 for a tour with hike through the Rose Valley with visits to the churches. Afterwards visit to the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch near Pigeons Valley and then continue on to see the Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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

Day 6: Fly to Izmir (Kuşadası)

After breakfast transfer to Kayseri airport for the flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival transfer to your hotel.

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

Day 7: Kuşadası - Ephesus - End of Services

Today, you will enjoy a full-day tour of Ephesus. As one of the largest Roman archaeological sites in the eastern Mediterranean, you can get some idea of the city’s original splendor from the ruins, including the Arcadian Way, the Antique Theater, the Virgin Mary's house, the Roman Baths, and the Celsus Library. After the tour, you will be dropped off at Izmir airport by 5:30 pm. END OF OUR SERVICE and TOURS.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Arrival transfers in Istanbul and at departure
  • Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Kayseri and from Kayseri to Izmir only
  • 3 nights in Istanbul at a standard quality or 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • 2 nights in Cappadocia at a cave hotel including breakfast
  • 1 night 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:

  • End of the Tour in Ephesus on Day 7, bus and/or flight tickets are not included
  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia
  • Any optional tours
  • Tips & Personal Items
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
  • Travel insurance

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • 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.
  • For 1 traveler: 1 Single Room Accommodation
  • For 2 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room Accommodation
  • For 3 travelers: 1 Triple Room Accommodation
  • For 4 travelers: 2 Double/Twin Rooms Accommodation
  • For 5 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room and 1 Triple Room Accommodation
  • Please note that the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation on Fridays as it is closed for religious prayer services. You will only be able to visit the outside of the Blue Mosque area on tours operated on Fridays. No visitation will be allowed inside the Blue Mosque for tourists on Fridays.
  • St. Sophia is closed on Monday, this will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici).
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Beylerbeyi Palace.
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
  • During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed.
  • 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.

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 Istanbul: Muyan Suites OR Aya Sultan Hotel OR Askoc Hotel
In Cappadocia: Holiday Cave Hotel OR Heaven Cave House OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel
In Kusadasi: Derici Hotel OR Efe Boutique Hotel OR Neopol Hotel Deluxe OR Marina 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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1 review for 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia and Ephesus Tour

  1. Shivani Kumar

    We immensely enjoyed our small group tour with One Nation Travel. We took the 7 days Istanbul, Cappadocia and Ephesus tour in October 2019. Our tour was well organized and I would highly recommend it to anyone thinking of visiting Turkey.

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