Program 5 Istanbul – Ephesus & Cappadocia

Program 5 Istanbul – Ephesus & Cappadocia

DAY 1 : Arrival to Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport or Istanbul cruise port, our representative will meet you at the airport / port with your name sign and private transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul. 

DAY 2 : Full Day Istanbul Tour
Pick-up from hotel after breakfast to begin the day.  We will return to the Byzantium period by visiting Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia, The Basilica Cistern and conuting to the Ottoman period with a visit to Topkapi Palace, The Blue Mosque the Grand Bazaar.

DAY 3 : Full Day Istanbul Tour
After breakfast, pick up from hotel. First visit Suleimanie Mosque, Boat trip on the Bosphorus, Spice Market.
Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 : Istanbul - Ephesus Tour - Kusadasi
Pick up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport for morning flight to Izmir. Arrive in Izmir Airport where you will be met by your local tour guide reaching Ephesus after a 45 minutes drive. Your tour will include the following visits: Ancient City of Ephesus - including the Terrace Houses and after a short drive to visit House of Virgin Mary. After lunch in a garden of a local handicrafts center, we will visit the Selcuk Ephesus Museum and a short stop at the Temple of Artemis. Overnight in Kusadasi. 

DAY 5 : Kusadasi - Cappadocia Tour
Pick up from hotel and transfer to Izmir airport for flight to Cappadocia - either to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport - depending on the flight schedule, either via Istanbul or direct from Izmir airport. Met with your local tour guide and visit the Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys, Pigeon Valley, Kaymakli Underground City. Overnight in a cave hotel. 

DAY 6 : Cappadocia Tour – Istanbul
Pick-up from Hotel. Drive to Devrent Valley, Pashabag Fairy Chimneys, Avanos Town, Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Rock Castle. We end the day visiting Esentepe Windy Hill. Transfer to the airport for flight back to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel for overnight.

DAY 7 : Departure
After breakfast check out from the hotel and private transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for your flight back home or Istanbul cruise port to your ship.

  • Hippodrome 
  • Hagia Sophia (Closed on Mondays)
  • The Basilica Cistern 
  • Topkapi Palace (Closed on Tuesdays)
  • The Blue Mosque 
  • Grand Bazaar
  • House of Virgin Mary
  • Selcuk Ephesus Museum
  • Temple of Artemis
  • Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Terrace Houses
  • Suleimanie Mosque
  • Boat trip on the Bosphorus
  • Spice Market
  • Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys
  • Pigeons Valley
  • Kaymakli Underground City
  • Devrent Valley
  • Pashabag Fairy Chimneys
  • Avanos Town
  • Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Uchisar Rock Castle
  • Esentepe Windy Hill

  • Private a/c van with driver
  • Private licenced tour guide
  • Parking fees
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Airport & cruise port transfers

  • Tip to guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical insurance
  • Optional activity costs
  • Domestic flights

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