DETAILS OF THE TOUR
Travel Date Daily Departure
Tour Type Small Group Tour
Transportation Airplane

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Tour Description

11 Days Turkey Tour 
Istanbul Ephesus Pamukkale Fethiye Antalya Cappadocia

Day 1 - Istanbul
On your arrival to Ataturk airport, meet our driver who hold a sign M 55 at first exit of the gate. Transfer to hotel in old city and you will meet one of our tour consultant to get brief of your tour and you can pay remainder payment to him/her. Overnight stay in Istanbul. (If you arrive in Sabiha Gokcen airport, we will still pick you up with extra cost.)

Day 2 - Free day in Istanbul (B)
After breakfast you are free to explore Istanbul on your own. You can visit Ottoman and Byzantine relics in old city of Istanbul which will be Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Topkapi palace. If you wish you can visit all these places with our Istanbul old city tour. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3: Ephesus Tour(*B *L)
Early pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport for take a flight to Izmir. After arrive in Izmir, transfer to Ephesus region and start your daily Ephesus tour. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian TempleCelcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon
you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.End of the tour transfer to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Day 4: Pamukkale group Tour and private transfer to Fethiye(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 08:00-08:30 am and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion. End of the tour take a private car to Fethiye and overnight stay.

Day 5: Daily boat cruise Cruise (*B *L)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up and transfer to cruise. In Fethiye cruise you will have chance to swim in stunning bays of Mediterranean Sea. You will also have your lunch during the excursion. End of the day, transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 6: Free day in Fethiye and private car to Antalya (*B)
After breakfast, you will have free day to enjoy Fethiye on your own. You can spend your day at the best beach of Turkey, BLUE LAGOON. End of the day take a private car to Antalya (4 h) and overnight stay in Antalya.

Day 7: Free day in Antalya (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to enjoy old city of Antalya or you can join Aspendos Perge and Waterfall tour. Another option will be one of the beach of Antalya, Overnight stay.

Day 8: Free day in Antalya and flight to Cappadocia (*B)
After breakfast free day for you to explore Antalya. Kaleici (old town) quite interesting place to visit and walking around. You can also enjoy one of the beach of Antalya. End of the day transfer to airport and take a flight to Cappadocia (Direct flight or via Istanbul flight) After arrive in Cappadocia, transfer to hotel and overnight stay.

Day 9: Northern Cappadocia(*B *L)
Optional Balloon Tour available for this morning
After breakfast, your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15am then you will join your tour.you will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. End of the day transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 10: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 10:00-10:15am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish Restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed by Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution.Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.

End of the tour we will transfer to Cappadocia Airport to take the flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.

Day 11: Departure from Istanbul
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time until the flight time. According to your flight time, you will be picked up from hotel and transfer to Ataturk Airport.

Accommodation;
Istanbul – Avicenna Hotel, Zeynep Sultan Hotel, Gulhane Park Hotel
Kusadasi- Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel, Efe Boutique Hotel
Fethiye – Yacht Boutique Hotel, ATapark Hotel
Antalya – Antalya Inn Hotel, Mediterra Art Hotel
Cappadocia – Dervish Cave House, Historical Goreme House

Important notice :
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler should pay 40 % extra for single supplement.
Due to weather conditions if  your balloon tour  is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Sabiha Gokcen Airport transfers can be provided with a little extra cost for international arrivals and departures. Please consult to your tour operator.

*B breakfast
*L lunch

Travel tips:
Cappadocia has a continental climate, so summers are dry and hot, so you will need sun-creme and hydrating cremes for your skin.
Hat and light clothes are preferable.
Winters are cold and snowy, so you will need very warm clothes and winter boots, gloves and beret.
Springs are slight hot but nights are always fresh, do not forget to bring your light jackets.
Autumns are tenderly hot but might be rainy like springs, better to have umbrella.
On your tours always wear comfortable shoes as it has a rocky surface.
Pamukkale has more or less the same conditions but do not forget to bring your swimming suit to swim in thermal pools.

Prices:
Per person  EURO with credit card and  EURO with cash payment

Hot air balloon tour per person 150 EURO

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