Explore the Best of Turkey: 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour

Are you ready for an unforgettable journey through the wonders of Turkey? Join our 7-day tour package from Istanbul by bus and discover the country's most iconic destinations. From the enchanting blend of history and culture in Istanbul to the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia, the pristine terraces of Pamukkale, and the ancient ruins of Ephesus, this tour offers a diverse and immersive experience. Book now and embark on a seamless adventure that will leave you with lasting memories of Turkey's rich heritage and natural beauty.

7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus Itinerary

Let us take you our 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul, Turkey! Whether you arrive at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, our staff will be there to greet you. They will assist you with the transfer to your hotel, ensuring a smooth journey from the airport to your accommodation. After arriving at the hotel, you will check in and have the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Istanbul.

Day 2: Full Day Byzantine, Ottoman Relics Istanbul City Tour - Overnight Bus to Cappadocia

  • Hotel Pick-up (08:00 - 09:15): Your day begins with a personalized pick-up from your hotel or specified location between 08:00 and 09:15. Our friendly team ensures a comfortable start to your adventure.
  • Hagia Sophia: Also Called the Church of Divine Wisdom, it is a masterpieceof grandeur and proportion. Coveted by the Islamic East and Christian West, the Hagia Sophia is one of mankind's greatest treasures.
  • Blue Mosque ( Sultanahmet Mosque): No one has been to Istanbul at least once can ever forget the feeling of awe and wonder at seeing the Blue Mosque for the first time.
  • Hippodrome and Obelisk: The vast Hippodrome, known as At Meydani or " plaze of the horses" stretches between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
  • Shopping Opportunity
  • Grand Covered Bazaar ( Kapali Carsi): The Oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the center of the city.
  • Topkapi Palace: Topkapi Palace was the main residence of the Sultan and his court. It was initially the seat of government as well as the imperial residence. Even though access was strictly regulated, inhabitans of the palace rarely had to venture outsince the palace functioned almost as an autonomous entity a city within a city. Audience and consultation chambers and areas served for the political workings of the empire.
  • 17:00 PM is the end of the tour, then participants will be transferred back to their hotel and full day Byzantine,Ottoman Relics Tour will be ended.

We'll email your e-ticket and bus details for the Cappadocia journey from Istanbul. The bus departs from Istanbul Esenler Bus Station at 21:00. Please arrive at the bus station 30 minutes before departure.

Day 3: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia.

When you arrive at the Cappadocia bus station, our team will greet you, transfer you to our office, and introduce you to your tour guide. Your exciting journey will commence, exploring the wonders of Cappadocia.

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 4: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Transfer to Bus Station - Overnight journey from Cappadocia to Pamukkale

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.
  • Evening Transfer: After the tour, we will arrange your transfer to the bus station. Your bus to Pamukkale is scheduled to depart at 20:30 PM. Enjoy a comfortable journey as you travel to your next destination.

Day 5: Pamukkale Tour and Transfer to Selcuk - Overnight in Selcuk

Pamukkale Wonders: Upon your arrival in Pamukkale, you'll be transferred to your hotel for a quick freshen-up and some rest to recharge for the day's adventures. Your visit will take you to the fascinating ancient city of Hierapolis, where you'll discover remarkable historical sites:

  • Visit the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and pools. Drive to Selcuk to your hotel and overnight in Selcuk.

    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.

Journey to Selcuk: After a day filled with exploration, you'll be driven to Selcuk , where you'll check in to your hotel and spend the night. Enjoy the comfort and hospitality of your accommodation in Selcuk.

Day 6: Ancient Ephesus Tour and Overnight bus to Istanbul

Uncovering the Wonders of Ephesus: Your day begins with breakfast before you set off for the ancient city of Ephesus, a place steeped in history. On this leg of your journey, you'll visit:

  • Temple of Artemis: You'll explore the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This temple, once dedicated to the goddess Artemis, was a famous pilgrimage site, and its significance in antiquity has drawn visitors from near and far.
  • The Ruins of Ephesus: Ephesus offers a plethora of well-preserved ancient marvels, including a concert hall, marketplaces, colonnaded streets, temples, fountains, libraries, a theater, the Arcadian Way, and much more.
  • Lunch Break: A satisfying lunch break will provide you with the energy to continue your exploration of Ephesus.
  • The House of the Virgin Mary: Next, you'll visit the House of the Virgin Mary. It is believed with a high degree of certainty that the Virgin Mary spent time in Ephesus and may have lived there for a period. The site holds historical and religious significance.

Return to Istanbul: After your day of exploration and discovery, you'll be transferred to Kusadasi bus station. Here, you'll board a night bus that will take you back to Istanbul. This marks the final leg of your tour, and you'll depart with lasting memories of your journey through Turkey's rich historical and cultural heritage.

Day 7: Arrive to Istanbul in the Morning

Arrive at Istanbul Otogar, marking the end of your memorable 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus.

Inclusions of 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus

  • Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport in Istanbul
  • Bus Tickets: Istanbul to Cappadocia, Cappadocia to Pamukkale, Ephesus to Istanbul
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Istanbul with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Cappadocia with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 1 Night in Selcuk with Breakfast
  • Full Day Istanbul City Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch Included
  • 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

Exclusions of 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus

  • 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.
  • Museums: Entrance fees not included.You can obtain the museum entrance ticket for Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia from us.Avoid the extended queues at this prominent attraction too by not waiting in the long ticket lines. With your guide, you'll bypass these lines.

Pick-up and Drop-off Details 7 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus

  • Istanbul International Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport
  • Selcuk bus station

Discover the Riches of Turkey: A 7 Days Adventure from Istanbul

Are you ready for an epic journey through the heart of Turkey? Our 7-day tour package is a gateway to a treasure trove of historical sites, breathtaking landscapes, and unforgettable experiences. If you're a traveler with a passion for exploration and a thirst for adventure, this is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the diverse wonders of Turkey.

Istanbul – The Gateway to Two Continents

Your adventure begins in Istanbul, the vibrant metropolis straddling Europe and Asia. The city's unique blend of history and modernity sets the tone for your journey. As you explore the bustling streets, ancient bazaars, and breathtaking mosques, you'll be captivated by the intriguing mix of cultures and traditions that have shaped this city for centuries.

Cappadocia – A Journey to the Otherworldly

Cappadocia, often described as a land of fairy chimneys and otherworldly landscapes, is your next destination. The hot air balloon ride over the surreal terrain is a highlight that's bound to leave you in awe. As you explore underground cities, cave churches, and the lunar-like landscape, you'll feel like you've stepped into a different dimension.

Pamukkale – The Cotton Castle

The surreal terraces of Pamukkale, also known as the "Cotton Castle," beckon you to take a dip in their mineral-rich thermal waters. This natural wonder is not only a feast for the eyes but also offers a relaxing experience that will rejuvenate your body and soul.

Hierapolis – Ancient History Comes to Life

At Hierapolis, ancient history comes to life. Walk through the well-preserved ruins, visit the Temple of Apollo, explore the vast theater, and marvel at the Necropolis. This is where the past unfolds before your eyes, providing a deep connection to the history of this region.

Ephesus – Walking in the Footsteps of Romans

Ephesus is a marvel of ancient Roman engineering and architecture. As you stroll through the grand Celsus Library, the Great Theater, and the marble streets of this ancient city, you'll feel like you're walking in the footsteps of the Romans.

Istanbul – Where East Meets West

Your journey comes full circle as you return to Istanbul. The city's dynamic energy, world-class cuisine, and architectural wonders will remind you why it's a bridge between East and West. Don't forget to take a Bosphorus cruise to savor the views of the city from the water.

Farewell, Turkey

As your adventure concludes, you'll bid farewell to the stunning landscapes, rich history, and warm hospitality that Turkey has to offer. With memories of enchanting sites and unique experiences, you'll leave with a deep appreciation for the beauty and diversity of this remarkable country.

This 7 days tour is more than just a journey; it's an immersive experience that will leave you with lasting memories and a yearning to explore more of Turkey's wonders. So, are you ready to embark on this adventure? Book your tour now and get ready to discover the riches of Turkey.