Turkish Delight: 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour

Experience the best of Turkey in just 8 days! From the vibrant streets of Istanbul to the ancient wonders of Ephesus, the surreal landscapes of Pamukkale, and the magical allure of Cappadocia, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through Turkey's diverse and captivating treasures. Book now for a seamless adventure filled with history, culture, and natural wonders.

8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul Itinerary

Let us take you our 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

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

  • 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.
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  • 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.

Day 3: Full Day Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour and Fly to Izmir overnight in Kusadasi

  • 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.
  • Camlica Hill: Begin your day by ascending Çamlıca Hill, the highest point in Istanbul, where panoramic views unfold before you. Marvel at the sprawling cityscape, bridging the continents of Asia and Europe.
  • Camlica Mosque: Delve into the serene ambiance of Camlica Mosque, a architectural gem that uniquely spans both continents. Admire the intricate details and the distinctive feature of six minarets that grace the mosque on the Asian side.
  • Lunch at a Local Restaurant: Savor a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, relishing a variety of flavors. (Drinks are extra.) Immerse yourself in Turkish culinary delights as you recharge for the rest of your journey.
  • Bosphorus Boat Trip: Embark on a Bosphorus boat trip, cruising along the iconic waterway that separates Asia and Europe. Witness the majestic landmarks of both sides, creating a visual tapestry of Istanbul's rich history.
  • Pierre Loti Hill: Visit Pierre Loti Hill for more breathtaking views of the city. Explore the area and soak in the serene atmosphere, capturing moments of tranquility amidst the bustling city.
  • Cable Car Descent: Experience a unique descent from Pierre Loti Hill with a cable car ride, providing a scenic journey over the Golden Horn. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes unfolding beneath you.
  • Eyüp Sultan Mosque: Explore the sacred precincts of Eyüp Sultan, absorbing the spiritual ambiance and historical significance of this revered site. Take time to wander through the surrounding areas, immersing yourself in the cultural tapestry.
  • Shopping Possibility: Conclude your day with a shopping opportunity, where you can discover local treasures and souvenirs. Embrace the chance to take home a piece of Istanbul's vibrant culture.17:30 PM is the end of the tour, then participants will be transferred back to their hotel and Bosphorus Cruise Tour Istanbulwill be ended.
  • Transfer Airport: Fly into Izmir, and upon your arrival at Izmir Airport, our dedicated team will be there to welcome you. Relax as we ensure a seamless and comfortable transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi. Your journey begins with us, making your arrival stress-free and enjoyable.

Day 4: Full Day Ephesus Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi.

Step into the Ancient World and Discover Ephesus

After a hearty breakfast, 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 5: Full Day Pamukkale Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi.

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.

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 6: Transfer from Hotel to Airport - Flight to Kayseri - Transfer from Kayseri Airport to Cappadocia - Overnight in Cappadocia.

Take a Break, Fly to Cappadocia, and Settle in for the Night

This day is yours to relax and rejuvenate until your evening flight to Cappadocia.

Highlights of the Day:

  • Free Time: Make the most of your free day, whether it's lounging on sandy beaches or exploring Kusadasi's charm.
  • Flight to Cappadocia: In the evening, catch your flight to Kayseri, your gateway to the magical land of Cappadocia.
  • Transfer to Hotel: Upon your arrival in Kayseri, you'll be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia, where you'll stay for the night.

Prepare for the adventures that await in Cappadocia, as you rest and rejuvenate for the exciting days ahead. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 7: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Overnight 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.

Day 8: Cappadocia Free Day and Flight to Istanbul

  • Embrace Cappadocia, Farewell, and Flight to Istanbul: Enjoy a leisurely morning exploring local markets or soaking up the essence of Cappadocia's charm.
  • Shopping and Exploration: Spend your morning exploring local markets or enjoying the unique ambiance of Cappadocia, collecting souvenirs that capture the region's essence.
  • Note: If you're interested in a hot air balloon tour, we can organize it for you on the early morning of day. Elevate your experience and enjoy breathtaking views from the skies of Cappadocia
  • Journey to Kayseri Airport: In the afternoon, head to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Istanbul, marking the end of our unforgettable adventure.

As the sun sets on this extraordinary journey across Turkey's wonders, carry with you a mosaic of memories, stories, and a newfound admiration for this beautiful land. We hope this journey has left an indelible mark on your heart, and we eagerly await welcoming you on another captivating adventure. Safe travels until we meet again!

Inclusions of 7 Nights 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

  • Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
  • Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Izmir , Izmir to Kayseri, Kayseri to Istanbul
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights in Istanbul with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights in Kusadasi with Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights in Cappadocia with Breakfast
  • Full Day Istanbul City Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch Included
  • Full Day Bosphorus Cruise: Transportation, Guidance, and Lunch Included
  • Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
  • Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included

Exclusions of 7 Nights 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, 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.
  • 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 of 7 Nights 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul

  • Our tour package offers convenient pick-up and drop-off services at both Istanbul International Airport and Sabiha Gokcen Airport. Whether you arrive at the bustling Istanbul International Airport or the dynamic Sabiha Gokcen Airport, our team is ready to ensure a seamless transition from your point of arrival to the beginning of your unforgettable journey through 7 Nights 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul. Experience hassle-free transportation as we welcome you to this captivating adventure.

7 Nights 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul Highlights

  • Istanbul Wonders: Explore Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace, immersing yourself in the vibrant history of Istanbul.
  • Ephesus Discovery: Walk the ancient streets of Ephesus, marveling at the Library of Celsus, Temple of Artemis, and the Ephesus Theater.
  • Pamukkale's Thermal Pools: Relax in the rejuvenating thermal pools and witness the surreal white terraces formed by mineral-rich waters.
  • Hierapolis Ancient City: Discover the ancient ruins, including the Necropolis and Roman Theater, with panoramic views of Pamukkale.
  • Cappadocia's Unique Landscapes: Explore fairy chimneys, cave dwellings, and the enchanting rock formations that define Cappadocia.
  • Hot Air Balloon Experience: Opt for an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia, offering a breathtaking aerial perspective.
  • Local Cuisine Delights: Indulge in authentic Turkish cuisine, savoring regional flavors at each destination.
  • Historical & Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in Turkey's rich history, diverse cultures, and captivating landscapes throughout the journey.

Join us for an enchanting 7 Nights, 8 Days Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package, crafted for an unforgettable Turkish adventure.