Discover Turkey's Treasures: 4-Day Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour
Embark on a captivating 4-day journey through the enchanting landscapes of Cappadocia, the mesmerizing terraces of Pamukkale, and the ancient wonders of Ephesus. Unveil the rich history and natural beauty of Turkey in this unforgettable adventure.
4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour Itinerary
Let us take you on a journey of a 4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour.
Day 1: Istanbul to Cappadocia
- 04:30 AM - Hotel Pickup and Airport Transfer: Begin your adventure with a convenient pick-up from your hotel. We'll transfer you to the airport for a 1-hour flight to Kayseri.
- Arrival in Kayseri and Transfer to Cappadocia: Upon arrival at Kayseri airport, our transfer team will be ready to whisk you away to the captivating landscapes of Cappadocia.
- Meet Your Guide and Start the South Part Cappadocia Tour: Meet your friendly tour guide upon arrival in Cappadocia. Dive into the enchanting South Part Cappadocia tour, starting with:
- Devrent Valley: Marvel at the extraordinary rock formations and whimsical fairy chimneys that paint a unique picture of nature's artistry.
- Monks Valley: Explore a surreal landscape dotted with ancient monastic dwellings, offering a glimpse into Cappadocia's historical tapestry.
- Avanos: Immerse yourself in the town's rich pottery craftsmanship, experiencing the beauty of handcrafted artistry.
- Open Air Museum: Venture into the fascinating Open Air Museum, a vital Christian center during the early Middle Ages. Marvel at the numerous monasteries, churches, and chapels adorned with unique iconography and architectural features.
- Uchisar: Conclude the day with panoramic views from this troglodyte town, providing a breathtaking vista of Cappadocia.
- Tour Conclusion and Hotel Drop-off: Wrap up your day at 17:00 with a drop-off at your special-class cave hotel in Cappadocia. Relax and recharge, ready for more adventures in this magical region.
Day 2: Full Day Tour of South Cappadocia - Night Bus to Pamukkale
Enjoy an adventure-filled day post a scrumptious breakfast. Our Cappadocia Tour begins at 09:30 AM, promising a day brimming with spectacular sights:
- Kizilcukur: Venture into Kizilcukur, an isolated valley behind Urgup, famous for its beautiful rock formations and hidden rock-carved churches. Marvel at the intricate tracks connecting small villages, offering a glimpse into the local way of life.
- Cavusin: Explore Cavusin, one of the oldest settlements in the region, located 2 KM from Goreme. Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist, dating back to the 5th century, and enjoy a panoramic view of the village.
- Hospital Monastery: Delve into the depths of history at the Hospital Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Cappadocia, offering insights into the spiritual life of ancient times.
- Underground City: Embark on an unforgettable adventure into Underground City. Discover its intricate architecture and history as you descend into its depths.
- Pigeon Houses and Rock Formations: Visit the charming pigeon houses and marvel at the unique rock formations that adorn the Cappadocian landscape.
As the day ends, head to the bus station for an overnight bus journey from Cappadocia to Pamukkale, promising a 12-hour adventure under the stars.
Note: If you're interested in a hot air balloon tour, we can organize it for you on the early morning of day 2. Elevate your experience and enjoy breathtaking views from the skies of Cappadocia
Day 3: Arriving Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour, Overnight in Kusadasi
Upon your arrival at the Pamukkale bus station, our team will be delighted to pick you up and ensure a smooth transfer to a refreshing room in Pamukkale. Take advantage of this opportunity to freshen up and revitalize yourself before embarking on the day's adventures.
We understand the importance of starting the day feeling energized, so after your rejuvenating experience, we'll promptly pick you up again to commence the Pamukkale tour. Our exploration of the ancient city of Hierapolis will begin at 09:30 AM.
Highlights of the Day:
- Hierapolis: Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, adorned with the Temple of Apollo, an awe-inspiring Theater, a fascinating Necropolis, and the grand baths where St. Philip, a significant figure in the city's history, was martyred.
- Calcium Terraces and Pools: Visit the mesmerizing calcium terraces and pools of Pamukkale, a breathtaking display of nature's artistry, leaving you in awe of its beauty.
After an enriching day of exploration, we'll drive you back to Kusadasi for a comfortable overnight stay at your hotel.
Note : Cleopatra Pool entrance fee is not included in the Pamukkale tour. Guests who wish to enter the pool can do so by paying the entrance fee separately.
Day 4: Full Day Ephesus Ancient City Tour , Flight to Istanbul
Embark on an enchanting adventure after a delightful breakfast. Meet your knowledgeable tour guide for an exhilarating day in the ancient city of Ephesus. Prepare to discover historical landmarks:
Highlights of the Day:
- Temple of Artemis: Start your journey by visiting the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Discover the ancient cult dedicated to Artemis, making Ephesus a renowned pilgrimage destination in antiquity.
- The Ruins of Ephesus: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Ephesus as you explore its ruins, including a concert hall, marketplaces, colonnaded streets, temples, fountains, libraries, theaters, and the enchanting Arcadian Way.
- Lunch: Take a break and enjoy a delightful lunch, refueling for the rest of your day.
- The House of Virgin Mary: Visit the House of Virgin Mary, a place with deep religious significance, believed to be the residence of the Virgin Mary during her time in Ephesus. The exact location of her passing was revealed through Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision.
As the day unfolds, absorb the rich history and culture of Ephesus. Later, transfer to the airport for a 20:00 PM flight to Istanbul, ensuring a seamless transition to your Istanbul hotel, concluding this unforgettable adventure.
Includes of 4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour
- Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
- Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Cappadocia , Izmir to Istanbul
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Kusadasi with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Cappadocia with Breakfast
- Bus Ticket : Cappadocia to Pamukkale
- Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Fresh-up room in Pamukkale
Excludies of 4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour
- International Flights to Turkey: Please note that the package does not include international flights to Turkey. Travelers are responsible for arranging their own flights to and from Turkey
- Personal Travel Insurance: To ensure a worry-free journey, we recommend securing personal travel insurance that covers unforeseen circumstances such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost luggage.
- Visa for Turkey: Travelers are responsible for obtaining the necessary visa to enter Turkey. Ensure that you have the required travel documents well in advance of your departure. Check with the Turkish embassy or consulate in your country for visa requirements.
- Personal Expenses: While the package covers a range of services, please budget separately for personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, and any optional activities or excursions not included in the itinerary.
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of 4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour
- 05:00 AM pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul.
- 21:00 PM drop you to your hotel in Istanbul.
4 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus Tour Highlights
- Cappadocia's Enchanting Landscapes:
- Explore the unique fairy-tale-like landscapes of Cappadocia.
- Marvel at the surreal rock formations and otherworldly landscapes.
- Hot Air Balloon Experience (Optional):
- Opt for a magical hot air balloon ride for panoramic views at sunrise.
- Pamukkale's Terraces and Hierapolis:
- Visit the dazzling white terraces of Pamukkale.
- Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis with its well-preserved ruins.
- Ephesus Archaeological Site:
- Step back in time at the ancient city of Ephesus.
- Discover iconic landmarks such as the Library of Celsus and the Grand Theatre.
- Temple of Artemis and House of Virgin Mary:
- Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
- Explore the peaceful House of the Virgin Mary.
- Professional Guided Tours:
- Enjoy insightful guided tours at each location, providing historical context.
- Comfortable Accommodations:
- Stay in comfortable accommodations throughout the tour.
- Delicious Local Cuisine:
- Experience the rich flavors of Turkish cuisine with included meals.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Turkey on this 4-day journey, blending natural beauty and ancient history.