Upon your arrival, our staff will come to pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the historical part of the city (Sultanahmet). During the travel, your program will be presented and some suggestions will be given. The rest of the day is free, but if you want we can organize you some activities such as Turkish Bath (a must-do) or Ottoman night shows…
Day 2 – İstanbul (free day)
This day is free, but you may choose one of our tours in the section ‘İstanbul tours’, or just ask to our personnel for a private guide to make you visit some parts and/or sites of the city. Whether you have decided to go to Cappadocia with bus (the alternative is plane), at the evening you will be transferred to the station; alternatively you will spend the night at your hotel and take the plane for Cappadocia in the early mourning.
Day 3 – North of Cappadocia
After the check-in at the hotel, you will start your tour of the North Cappadocia, always assisted by our expert guides. Sites visited: Devrent Valley, Pasabagları (Monks Valley), Avanos, Üçhisar Castle, Göreme Open air museum, Pigeon Valley. At night you will stay at one of our fabulous cave-hotels in Göreme.
Day 4 – South of Cappadocia
The second day you will visit the Southern part of Cappadocia: the Red Valley, Cavusin, Kaymaklı, Derinkuyu Underground city, Ortahisar, Çatalkaya. At night, once agin you will stay at the cave hotel in Göreme.
Day 5 – Konya
After the breakfast at the hotel, a shuttle will bring you to the hearth of Anatolia: Konya. In Konya you will visit the museum, the mausoleum of Mevlana and the city (still accompanied by our expert guides). After Konya, the shuttle will continue until Pamukkale, where you will stay at the hotel for one night.
Day 6 – Pamukkale
The sixth day of travel will be dedicated entirely to the visit of Pamukkale: the natural-carbonate white terraces of the hill, the archaeological site at the top and the museum are among the attractions that you will visit. In the evening, transfer to Kuşadası (2 hours), where you will stay for the night.
Day 7 – Ephesus & Virgin Mary’s house
After breakfast you will have a full-day tour of Ephesus, where you will visit great ruins of Ephesus ancient city, Celsius library, temple of Artemis and house of Virgin Mary with our expert guides. End of the tour transfer to airport and take a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival Istanbul transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 8 – Istanbul (free day)
This day is free, but you may choose one of our tours in the section ‘İstanbul tours’, or just ask to our personnel for a private guide to make you visit some parts and/or sites of the city.
Day 9 – Istanbul (departure)