5 Days Istanbul Ephesus Cappadocia Tour by Plane
Tour Style : Small Group Tour
Duration : 5 Days / 4 Nights
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Day 1 - Arrival in Istanbul
Upon your arrival we will pick you up from the airport and transfer your hotel.
Half Day Afternoon Bosphorus Cruise
1300 pm - You will be picked-up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel at approximately 17:00 pm.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour (Breakfast/Lunch)
8:30am - Picked-up from hotel and met by your tour guide for a full day to discover the city of Istanbul. The tour will include visit to the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar, Topkapi Palace and the Rustem Pasa Mosque. End of the tour you will be drop your hotel to prepare for transfer to airport.
Transfer- After the tour we transfer you to Airport to fly İzmir.
Day 3 -Ephesus Tour (Breakfast/Lunch)
09:00am We will pick you up from your hotel, first visit the Temple of Artemis, which once was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Then you will visit the world famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break. After lunch, you will visit The House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:00 pm.
Day 4- North Cappadocia Tour 1 (Breakfast/Lunch)
Today after breakfast. 09:30 meet with your tour guide and visit Devrent Valley and Pasabag (Monk's Valley) where you will find the world famous fairy chimneys. Break for lunch in Avanos. Then on to visit the Goreme Open Air Museum to explore the numerous churches and monasteries with their frescoes. These churches and monasteries were carved from the soft volcanic stone and decorated by Medieval Orthodox Christian Monks around 1000-1200AD. A visit to Ortahisar natural rock castle for panoramic views. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 6:00 pm. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5 - South Cappadocia Tour 2 (Breakfast/Lunch)
Breakfast & check out from the hotel in Cappadocia. Today meet your tour guide in the hotel lobby and transfer for a full day tour of Cappadocia sites. Visits include Derinkuyu Underground City which was built as a defence and hiding site during the period of spreading Christianity. Then on to Cavusin Old Christian Village where you will find a triple Apse church and the monastery of St John the Baptist. In Sinasos Old Greek Village you find old Greek and Ottoman houses. The days touring includes an easy grade 3km hike through Red Valley offering some great scenery that would otherwise not be accessible by car and a visit to Uchisar natural rock castle.
At end of the tour, collect luggage from hotel reception in Cappadocia. Transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your evening return flight to Istanbul.
- Aırport Transfers
- Domestıc Flıght Tıckets ( Istanbul to Izmır and Izmır to Cappadocıa and Cappadocıa to Istanbul )
- Hotels wıth Breajfast Basıs ( Kusadası hotel dınner ınclude )
- 1 Day Istanbul Cıty Tour wıth Lunch
- Half day Istabul Tour ( wıthout Lunch )
- 1 Day Ephesus Tour wıth Lunch
- 2 Days Cappadocıa Tour wıth Lunch