Unveil Turkey's Timeless Beauty: 5 Days Adventure from Istanbul to Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia!

Discover the magic of Turkey in just 5 days! Immerse yourself in the ancient wonders of Ephesus, witness the surreal landscapes of Pamukkale, delve into the rich history of Konya, and be enchanted by the otherworldly beauty of Cappadocia. This exclusive tour from Istanbul promises an unforgettable journey through time and culture. Don't miss your chance to explore Turkey's most iconic destinations in one seamless adventure. Book now and let the allure of Ephesus, the tranquility of Pamukkale, the heritage of Konya, and the enchantment of Cappadocia captivate your soul!

5 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul Itinerary

Join us on a captivating journey! Let us take you on a 5-day exploration through Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia with our exclusive tour package from Istanbul. Unveil the beauty and history of Turkey with us!

Day 1: Transfer to Airport - Flight to Izmir - Full Day Ephesus Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi.

Step into the Ancient World and Discover Ephesus

Begin your day at an early hour, at 05:00 AM, as we pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for an exciting flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, meet your tour guide and set off to explore the fascinating ancient city of Ephesus.

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 draws to a close, we'll transfer you to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay in Kusadasi, where you can reflect on the wonders of Ephesus.

Day 2: Full Day Pamukkale Tour, Journey by Bus to Konya, Overnight Stay in Konya

Explore the Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale's Natural Beauty

After a hearty breakfast, check out from your hotel and embark on a journey to Pamukkale to discover the wonders of the ancient city of Hierapolis and the stunning calcium terraces and pools.

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.
  • Transition to Konya: After the tour, we'll escort you to the bus station for a 5-hour and 30-minute scenic drive to Konya. The journey promises beautiful landscapes and a comfortable ride. Upon reaching Konya's bus station, settle in for a restful overnight stay, ready to embrace the tranquility of this spiritual city.

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 3: Full Day Konya Tour, Bus to Cappadocia, Overnight Stay in Cappadocia

Commence your day with a delightful breakfast, and at 10:00 AM, our knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you on a journey through the Islamic heritage of Konya. Highlights include:

  • Mevlana and Dervishes Cultural Centre: Immerse yourself in the teachings and cultural richness of Mevlana, the renowned Islamic mystic and philosopher. Explore the Dervishes cultural center, gaining insights into the mystical traditions.
  • Karatay Tile Museum: Discover the exquisite tiles from the Seljuk Empire, showcasing the artistic prowess of the era.
  • Ince Minare: Marvel at the architectural wonders of Ince Minare, featuring wooden and stone works from the Seljuk period.
  • Alaaddin Hill and Mosque: Visit the oldest historical building in Anatolia from the Seljuk period, the Alaaddin Mosque, situated on the picturesque Alaaddin Hill. The mosque and palace are testament to the grandeur of the Seljukian Empire.

Indulge in a flavorsome local lunch in Konya, offering a glimpse into the local and conservative life of the city. Your Konya tour guide will impart a wealth of information about Mevlana and his philosophical contributions throughout the day.

As the Islamic tour in Konya concludes, we'll transfer you to the bus station for a 3-hour scenic drive to Cappadocia. Upon arrival at the Cappadocia bus station, our team will be ready to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel, where a night of enchantment in Cappadocia awaits.

Day 4: Full Day Cappadocia Tour, Overnight Stay in Cappadocia.

After a delightful breakfast, our Cappadocia adventure begins at 09:30 AM. Allow us to whisk you away to explore the captivating landscapes and historical marvels of this unique region.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Devrent Valley: Begin your day at Devrent Valley, a surreal landscape adorned with fairy chimneys, an awe-inspiring scene that will transport you to a world of wonder.
  • Monks Valley: Visit Monks Valley, where the best view of three-headed fairy chimneys awaits. Pasabag, also known as Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by extraordinary natural rock formations, creating a truly spectacular sight.
  • Avanos: Explore Avanos, a town steeped in the art of terra cotta dating back to 3000 BC. Visit a traditional pottery workshop nestled in the hillsides and learn about the town's rich artistic heritage.
  • 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 your day with a visit to Uchisar, a troglodyte town located at the heart of Cappadocia. Named after a colossal rock formation once used as a castle, Uchisar offers a stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.

As the day unfolds, you'll be immersed in the allure of Cappadocia's landscapes and history. At approximately 05:00 PM, we'll bid adieu and drop you back to your hotel, where you'll spend the night, eagerly anticipating the wonders that await in Cappadocia.

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 5: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Transfer to Kayseri Airport - Fly to Istanbul - Transfer to hotel

Start your day with a delightful breakfast, preparing for a day of exploration in the captivating North Cappadocia. At 09:30 AM, we'll pick you up from your hotel to commence the adventure.

Highlights of the Day:

  • 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.

After an enriching tour, we'll arrange your transfer from Cappadocia to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight to Istanbul at 20:30 PM. Upon arrival in Istanbul at 21:30 PM, we'll be there to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel, concluding this exciting day and marking the end of your Cappadocia adventure.

Includes of 5 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

  • Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  • Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Izmir, Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • Bus Ticket : Pamukkale to Konya, Konya to Cappadocia
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Kusadasi with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Konya with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights in Cappadociawith Breakfast
  • Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Konya Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included

Excludies of 5 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

  • 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 5 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

  • 05:00 AM pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul.
  • 22:00 PM drop you off at your hotel in Istanbul.

Unveiling Turkey's Splendors: A 5 Days Journey through Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia

Embark on a captivating 5 days journey through the cultural treasures of Turkey with our exclusive tour package covering Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, and Cappadocia. Let's uncover the highlights that await you in each destination.

Istanbul to Izmir – Ephesus Extravaganza

Kickstart your adventure with a seamless flight from Istanbul to Izmir. The jewel of the day is Ephesus, an ancient city boasting a mesmerizing blend of historical marvels. Roam through the Temple of Artemis, the Ruins of Ephesus, and the House of Virgin Mary, soaking in the rich tapestry of the past. Your day ends in Kusadasi, a coastal town with a charm all its own.

Pamukkale – Nature's Canvas and Konya Bound

Prepare for awe as you explore Pamukkale, a natural wonder adorned with calcium terraces and pools. Hierapolis, an ancient city with a storied past, unfolds before you. The day transitions as you board a bus to Konya, a city steeped in Islamic history and a serene atmosphere that sets the stage for a tranquil overnight stay.

Spiritual Sojourn in Konya – En Route to Cappadocia

Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance of Konya with visits to the Mevlana Museum and Alaaddin Hill. The city's Islamic heritage comes alive as you explore cultural centers and historic sites. The journey continues to Cappadocia, a surreal landscape with fairy chimneys and cave dwellings. An overnight stay promises an introduction to the unique charm of this region.

Cappadocia Marvels – A Day of Exploration

Delve into the wonders of Cappadocia with a full-day tour of Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos, Goreme Open Air Museum, and Uchisar. Each site unfolds a chapter of Cappadocia's history and natural beauty. Your senses will be treated to a visual feast, leaving you enchanted by the magic of this extraordinary region.

Northern Cappadocia Delights – Return to Istanbul

The final leg of your journey takes you to the northern wonders of Cappadocia. Explore Kizilcukur, Cavusin, the Hospital Monastery, Kaymakli Underground City, and Pigeon House. As the day concludes, we'll ensure your smooth transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for a flight back to Istanbul, where your memorable Turkish adventure comes to a close.

This isn't just a tour; it's an odyssey through time, nature, and culture, leaving you with indelible memories of Turkey's diverse landscapes and rich heritage.