4 Days Cappadocia Ephesus Package Tour
We present you our tour called 4 Days Cappadocia Ephesus Package Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from İstanbul.
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Tour Style: Small Group Tour
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: Goreme Open Air Museum, Pasabag Valley, Kaymakli Under The Ground City, Guvercinlik Valley (Pigeon Valley), Devrent Valley (Imagination Valley), Uchisar Castle, Avanos, The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological Site, The House of Virgin Mary
05:30 Early morning transfer to Istanbul airport with the private transfer
07:00 Direct Flight from Istanbul to Nevsehir or Kayseri
08:10 Arrive at Nevsehir or Kayseri, and meeting with your guide, and transfer to Cappadocia with Shuttle
09:30 Arrive in Cappadocia
WHY SHOULD YOU SEE CAPPADOCIA AND EPHESUS?
Fairy chimneys, found in only a few parts of the world, are exceptionally prominent in Cappadocia. Cappadocia not only secured the 5th position in the ‘New 25 Wonders of the World’ list by the Times Newspaper but has also held a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List since 1985.
This region, comprising Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Nigde, Aksaray, and Kayseri and collectively referred to as Cappadocia, features a unique landscape formed by volcanic activity around 60 million years ago, primarily sculpted by the enduring forces of wind and erosion.
This region bears distinct features shaped by rainwater erosion. A highly recommended experience is taking part in a Hot Air Balloon tour in Cappadocia, where you can soar through the skies while witnessing the sunrise over this extraordinary landscape, casting captivating shadows. This magical Cappadocia tour offers panoramic views that stretch far and wide. Cappadocia is currently located within the territory of the Republic of Turkey.
Ephesus stands as one of Turkey’s most sought-after destinations, renowned for its iconic ruins. This city is home to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and holds significance as one of the First Seven Churches of Christianity mentioned in the Bible. It also boasts some of the best-preserved ancient Greek-Roman cities in Turkey. The Vatican declared the House of Virgin Mary a place of pilgrimage in 1961.
DAY1: Red Tour Cappadocia(Northern Cappadocia)
You will be picked up from the hotel or pick-up point at 05:30 am, and we’ll be on our way to the airport. You will travel towards Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport with a 07:00 flight from Istanbul. After landing at the Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, our transfer staff will meet you. Afterwards, You will begin your journey to Northern Cappadocia.
We start our tour with the Goreme Open Air Museum where it is a place that has witnessed a history of 2000 years. Afterwards,we will visit Pasabag Valley which used to be called “Monks Valley” and “Pasabagı Valley”, is full of unique fairy chimneys.
We will also visit Devrent Valley (Imagination Valley) which is a Special Valley where Different Fairy Chimney, Formations can be observed. Then, we will be walking along the Red River which is the longest river of Turkey. At 5 pm our first day tour ends and take you to the hotel for overnight.
DAY2: Green Tour Cappadocia(Southern Cappadocia)
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and our Green Tour begins.First we will visit Uchisar Castle which is a magnificent view of the sunrise and sunset, the castle at a height that provides the opportunity to see Goreme-Zelve-Ortahisar and Avanos from a bird’s eye view. You can catch the unique view of fairy chimneys in the Red Valley, where you can best watch the sunset within the borders of Turkey.
The next stop will be Kaymakli Under The Ground City. A magical journey awaits you from the entrance of the city, when you combine concrete structures and your imagination, it is not difficult to see old people living in the city, living in underground houses and cooking, make sure to visit and enjoy.
End of the tour, we will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY3: Flight from Cappadocia to Ephesus
Our Transfer guy will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Nevsehir and Kayseri airport to take a flight to Izmir.
After you arrive in Izmir, we will pick you up by our transfer guy and transfer you to hotel in Kusadasi / Selcuk. You will have free time and overnight stay.
DAY4: Ephesus Tour
We will pick you from the hotel around 10 am and our Ephesus Tour begins. First, We will pass through the verdant and picturesque countryside before arriving at our first stop which is The House of Virgin Mary. Afterwards we reach House of Virgin Mary. It is known that St. John brought the Virgin Mary to Ephesus 4 or 6 years after the death of Jesus.
Second, After The House of Virgin Mary, we will then head on to the next destination which will be the Ancient City of Ephesus; the tour here shall be a walking tour and will take you through one of the most magnificent archaeological sites in the entire world. You will be able to see the Odeon, The Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastic, the Temple of Hadrian, and course lets’ not forget the very impressive library of Ephesus.
The library is adorned with columns and statues. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest in antiquity with a capacity of 24.000 seats. Then We will pass through the Arcadian Way where Mark Anthony and Cleopatra once rode in procession.
Finally, Then we will continue on the tour and head on for our next stop which is the Temple of Artemis (Diana), this outstanding temple was built in honor of the Greek Goddess of hunting, wild nature, and fertility, deemed as one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world. The temple of Artemis used to be the largest marble temple in the ancient Greek world since it was four times as big as the Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
When our tour called 4 Days Cappadocia Ephesus Package Tour is completed, we will transfer you to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to take a flight to Istanbul. Afterwards we take you to hotel in Istanbul with private transfer.
- Hot Air Balloon Tour is optional in Cappadocia. Please ask for the price.
- Tours are maximum with 12 people
- If you wish, you can extend the Turkey Package Tour for 1 or 2 days.We can also arrange the Turkey Package Tour as a private tour upon your request.
Please make a note that there will be a short shopping break during the tour where you will have the chance to see and buy some handmade traditional souvenirs, carpets and seramic to take back home according to the tour destinations mentioned. (For our group tours.) You can enjoy your tour hassle free with no shopping stops in private tours.
Kusadasi: Korumar Hotel, Lavista Hotel, Pine Marina Hotel, Ilayda Hotel
Cappadocia: MDC Cave Hotel, Asiana Cave House Hotel, Heaven Cave Hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- 3 days accomadation
- Domestic Flight Tickets
- Private Transfers to and from Istanbul Airports
- Shuttle and Bus transfers(air-conditioned vehicle)
- English-speaking tour guide during the tours
- 4 Local Lunch (Vegetarian lunch option available upon request).
- Entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR?
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver