6 Days Istanbul Ephesus Cappadocia Package Tour
We present you our tour called 6 Days Istanbul Ephesus Cappadocia Package Tour, which is one of the Turkey package tours from İstanbul.
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Tour Style: Small Group Tour
Pickup Point: Istanbul-Turkey
Highlights: Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, St.Sophia, Grand Bazaar,Dolmabahce Palace, Camlica, Spice Bazaar, The Temple of Artemis, Ephesus Archaeological Site, The House of Virgin Mary, 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
You will have the opportunity to visit Istanbul, one of the world’s leading and best metropolises, Cappadocia, which contains the most important underground cities for Christianity, the Ancient City of Ephesus, which is the main gateway between the East and the West.
DAY1: Arrival to Istanbul / Meet and Pick up / Transfer to Hotel
Upon your arrival at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gökçen Airport, our staff will meet you at the airport and drop you off at the hotel with private transfer. After you check in to the hotel, you will be free for that day. You can either relax at the hotel or take a short trip to Istanbul.
DAY2: Full Day Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour(Istanbul)
We will pick you up from the hotel and you will have a full day Istanbul city tour.
Hippodrome: The Hippodrome of Constantinople, one of the masterpieces of Late Antiquity architecture and witnessing countless events in its hundreds of years of history, bears traces of the Roman Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.
Topkapi Palace: Topkapi Palace is located in one of the oldest historical districts of Istanbul. It is one of the iconic structures of Istanbul.
St.Sophia: Hagia Sophia is considered an important turning point in the history of architecture. For Christians, it is a touristic and spiritual center of attraction, as well as being both a symbolic and an axis.
Grand Bazaar: Grand Bazaar, one of the most visited touristic places in the world, is famous for its authentic structure. It is one of the important touristic places of Istanbul.
Afterwards you will be taken to your hotel in Istanbul.
DAY3: 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 Istanbul or Sabiha Gökçen 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.
DAY4: 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.
When this tour ends you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your flight to Izmir through Istanbul. Upon your arrival at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, our staff will meet you at the airport and drop you off at the hotel in Kusadasi.
DAY5: 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 the tour ends we will transfer you to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport to take a flight to Istanbul or Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Afterwards we take you to hotel in Istanbul.
DAY6: End of the Tour (Departure from Istanbul)
Thus, our tour called 6 Days Istanbul Ephesus Cappadocia Package Tour is completed. After you have breakfast at the hotel, check-out will take place from the hotel. Afterwards, we will take you to the airport according to your flight time.
- 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.
- Hot Air Balloon Tour is optional in Cappadocia. Please ask for the price.
- Extra Local Tours in Cappadocia such as Dervish Show,Turkish night show in the cave,ATV and Jeep Safari,Horse and Camel Riding are optional.Please ask for the price.
Istanbul: We will present options for the hotel you will choose in Istanbul and we will arrange the hotel according to your choice
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?
- 5 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
- 5 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?
- International Flight Tickets
- On personal expenses
- Tips to Guide and Driver