Turkey's Gold Triangle - Travel To Pamukkale Ephesus Cappadocia From/to Istanbul

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    4:00 AM Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    1: Istanbul, Istanbul
    2: İzmir, Turkey
    3: Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey
    4: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey
    5: Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    6: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turk.. read more
  • Return Details :
    İstanbul, Turkey
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

If you would like discover the main destinations of Turkey, this travel pakage is one of the best Turkey travel itineraries. The services of travel package is starting from your hotel in Istanbul and ending at the Istanbul airport.The connection between the destinations (Istanbul-Cappadocia-Izmir-Pamukkale) are will be with the domestic flights and those flights are included.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Istanbul to Pamukkale to Kusadasi

Stop At: Sultanahmet district, Istanbul
The travel services will start with an airport transfer from your hotel to Istanbul Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport for flight to Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pamukkale Natural Park, Pamukkale
Upon your arrival Denizli/Cardak airport, you will be met by your driver and driven to Pamukkale - approx 1 hour from Denizli Airport. You will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted ONYX goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Afterwards, you drive to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
Accommodation included: Your accommodation will be at the Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (or equivalent hotel) in Kusadasi.

Day 2: Kusadasi - Selcuk - Ephesus Day Tour - Izmir to Cappadocia

Stop At: Kusadasi Castle, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
After having breakfast, you will check out from hotel and depart for full day Ephesus tour.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
After you arrived Selcuk town, you will continue to Bulbul mountain where the House of the Virgin Mary is located in a nature park between Ephesus and Selcuk, which is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
See the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastika, the temple of Hadrian and the impressive library of Celsius. The library is adorned with columns and statues. The next stop is The Grand Theater, where St. Paul preached, is the largest theater in antiquity with a capacity of 24,000 seats. You will also have the chance to experience some Turkish handicrafts.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
First built during the Archaic period, the temple is one of the Seven Wonders of Ancient World.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Isa Bey Mosque, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
This impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
After the full day Ephesus tour, you will drive to Izmir airport for your flight to Kayseri.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kayseri Erkilet Airport
Upon your arrival Kayseri airport, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
Accommodation included: Your accommodation will be at the Elkep Evi Cave Boutique Hotel (or equivalent hotel) in Cappadocia.

Day 3: Cappadocia Red (Northern) Tour & Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional)

Stop At: Cappadocia balloon Tours
Get ready for a wonderful experience unique to Cappadocia! We will pick you up from hotel at approximately 04:30- 05:30 am (depending on the location of your hotel) and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight as you enjoy a light breakfast snack; preparation time is generally 15-20 minutes. Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you. During certain segments of the flight our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo taking opportunities. The Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate, signed by your pilot, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. You will be returned to your hotel at the end of balloon ride. (Available for 2nd Option)
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme, Cappadocia
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will depart for Goreme Open Air Museum where you can see the worlds most important Byzantine cave churches. Goreme Open Air Museum is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pasabag, Urgup, Cappadocia
Pasabagi also called the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Devrent Valley, Cappadocia
Before the lunch, you will visit the Devrent Valley, also known as "Imagination Valley", this is the most surreal-looking landscape.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Goreme, Cappadocia
Avanos is the town of traditional pottery art, thus. You will visit one of the family work-shops in Avanos to have some information about the pottery and have a kick-wheel-pottery demonstration after lunch.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar, Cappadocia
Uchisar Castle, which is the highest point of Cappadocia and the view from the top is just brilliant.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
Accommodation included: Your accommodation will be at the Elkep Evi Cave Boutique Hotel (or equivalent hotel) in Cappadocia.

Day 4: Cappadocia Green (Southern) Tour - Cappadocia to Istanbul

Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu, Cappadocia
After having breakfast, you will depart for Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved and deepest underground cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu is 55 meters deep and has 8 levels open to visitors.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt, Cappadocia
Ihlara Valley which is a 16 km long canyon and both sides are lined with rock carved churches. You will have a 3km hike and visit one of the cave churches in Ihlara Valley.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Selime Monastery, Guzelyurt, Cappadocia
After lunch you will visit Selime Monastery, carved out of the rock by Christian monks in the 13th century. The size of the church makes a visit here astonishing.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Goreme, Cappadocia
The last stop of the day is a picture stop over the Pigeon Valley. After your full day Cappadocia Southern tour, we will transfer you to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sultanahmet District, Istanbul
Upon your arrival Istanbul, we will drop you to your hotel in Istanbul.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

3x Breakfast

4x Lunch

Accommodation included: 3 nights

3 nights accommodation (1 Night in Kusadasi, 2 Nights in Cappadocia)

3 breakfast at the hotel, 4 lunch at the day tours

Domestic flights (Istanbul to Denizli - Izmir to Kayseri - Kayseri to Istanbul)

Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary

Full day Pamukkale tour

Full day Ephesus tour

Full day Cappadocia Red tour

Full day Cappadocia Green tour

Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia (Available for 2nd Option)

Professional English-speaking tour guide for the duration of the day tours

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle

Car park fees at the tours and airport transfers

Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Natural Park

Entry/Admission - Kusadasi Castle

Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Balloon Tours

Entry/Admission - Goreme National Park

Entry/Admission - Pasabag

Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley

Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley

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Exclusions

Dinner

Drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not wheelchair accessible

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Infants must sit on laps

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers