Explore the wonders of Turkey with our 3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul. Uncover ancient marvels and natural beauty on this captivating journey.
Enchanting Anatolia: 3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul
Embark on an unforgettable journey to discover the wonders of Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia with our exhilarating plane tour. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Ephesus, wander through the mesmerizing terraces of Pamukkale, and marvel at the fairy-tale landscapes of Cappadocia. This adventure, seamlessly woven together with the convenience of air travel, promises an experience that will stay etched in your memory forever. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime as you soar through the skies and explore these ancient and awe-inspiring destinations.
3 Nights 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul Itinerary
Let us take you to our 3 Nights 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul
Day 1: Transfer from Hotel to Airport - Flight to Izmir - Transfer from Izmir Airport to Ephesus - Full Day Ephesus Tour - Overnight in Kusadasi.
Step into the Ancient World and Discover Ephesus
Begin your day at an early hour, at 05:00 AM, as we pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for an exciting flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, meet your tour guide and set off to explore the fascinating ancient city of Ephesus.
Highlights of the Day:
- Temple of Artemis: Start your journey by visiting the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Discover the ancient cult dedicated to Artemis, making Ephesus a renowned pilgrimage destination in antiquity.
- The Ruins of Ephesus: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Ephesus as you explore its ruins, including a concert hall, marketplaces, colonnaded streets, temples, fountains, libraries, theaters, and the enchanting Arcadian Way.
- Lunch: Take a break and enjoy a delightful lunch, refueling for the rest of your day.
- The House of Virgin Mary: Visit the House of Virgin Mary, a place with deep religious significance, believed to be the residence of the Virgin Mary during her time in Ephesus. The exact location of her passing was revealed through Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision.
As the day draws to a close, we'll transfer you to your hotel for a relaxing overnight stay in Kusadasi, where you can reflect on the wonders of Ephesus.
Day 2: Full Day Pamukkale Tour - Night Bus to Cappadocia.
Explore the Ancient Hierapolis and Pamukkale's Natural Beauty
After a hearty breakfast, check out from your hotel and embark on a journey to Pamukkale to discover the wonders of the ancient city of Hierapolis and the stunning calcium terraces and pools.
Highlights of the Day:
- Hierapolis: Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, adorned with the Temple of Apollo, an awe-inspiring Theater, a fascinating Necropolis, and the grand baths where St. Philip, a significant figure in the city's history, was martyred.
- Calcium Terraces and Pools: Visit the mesmerizing calcium terraces and pools of Pamukkale, a breathtaking display of nature's artistry, leaving you in awe of its beauty.
- Evening: Transfer and Night Bus to Cappadocia As the sun sets, we'll transfer you to Denizli bus station, where you'll board a night bus destined for Cappadocia. Settle in, relax, and get ready for the next phase of your incredible journey in the comfort of a night bus.
Note : Cleopatra Pool entrance fee is not included in the Pamukkale tour. Guests who wish to enter the pool can do so by paying the entrance fee separately.
Day 3: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia.
When you arrive at the Cappadocia bus station, our team will greet you, transfer you to our office, and introduce you to your tour guide. Your exciting journey will commence, exploring the wonders of Cappadocia.
Highlights of the Day:
- Devrent Valley: Begin your day at Devrent Valley, a surreal landscape adorned with fairy chimneys, an awe-inspiring scene that will transport you to a world of wonder.
- Monks Valley: Visit Monks Valley, where the best view of three-headed fairy chimneys awaits. Pasabag, also known as Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by extraordinary natural rock formations, creating a truly spectacular sight.
- Avanos: Explore Avanos, a town steeped in the art of terra cotta dating back to 3000 BC. Visit a traditional pottery workshop nestled in the hillsides and learn about the town's rich artistic heritage.
- Open Air Museum: Venture into the fascinating Open Air Museum, a vital Christian center during the early Middle Ages. Marvel at the numerous monasteries, churches, and chapels adorned with unique iconography and architectural features.
- Uchisar: Conclude your day with a visit to Uchisar, a troglodyte town located at the heart of Cappadocia. Named after a colossal rock formation once used as a castle, Uchisar offers a stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.
As the day unfolds, you'll be immersed in the allure of Cappadocia's landscapes and history. At approximately 05:00 PM, we'll bid adieu and drop you back to your hotel, where you'll spend the night, eagerly anticipating the wonders that await in Cappadocia.
Day 4: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Fly to Istanbul
Start your day with a delightful breakfast, preparing for a day of exploration in the captivating North Cappadocia. At 09:30 AM, we'll pick you up from your hotel to commence the adventure.
Highlights of the Day:
- Kizilcukur: Venture into Kizilcukur, an isolated valley behind Urgup, famous for its beautiful rock formations and hidden rock-carved churches. Marvel at the intricate tracks connecting small villages, offering a glimpse into the local way of life.
- Cavusin: Explore Cavusin, one of the oldest settlements in the region, located 2 KM from Goreme. Visit the Church of St. John the Baptist, dating back to the 5th century, and enjoy a panoramic view of the village.
- Hospital Monastery: Delve into the depths of history at the Hospital Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in Cappadocia, offering insights into the spiritual life of ancient times.
- Underground City: Embark on an unforgettable adventure into Underground City. Discover its intricate architecture and history as you descend into its depths.
- Pigeon Houses and Rock Formations: Visit the charming pigeon houses and marvel at the unique rock formations that adorn the Cappadocian landscape.
- Evening: Return to Istanbul: As the tour concludes, we'll arrange your smooth transfer to Kayseri airport for your flight to Istanbul at 20:30 PM, arriving in Istanbul at 21:30 PM. Upon arrival, our team will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel, ensuring a seamless transition back to this vibrant city. Rest and reminisce about your unforgettable journey through the enchanting landscapes of Cappadocia. Overnight in Istanbul.
Note: If you're interested in a hot air balloon tour, we can organize it for you on the early morning of day 2. Elevate your experience and enjoy breathtaking views from the skies of Cappadocia
Inclusions of 3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul
- Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
- Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Izmir, Kayseri to Istanbul
- Bus Tickets: Pamukkale to Cappadocia
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Kusadasi with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Cappadocia with Breakfast
- Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
Exclusions of 3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul
- International Flights to Turkey: Please note that the package does not include international flights to Turkey. Travelers are responsible for arranging their own flights to and from Turkey
- Personal Travel Insurance: To ensure a worry-free journey, we recommend securing personal travel insurance that covers unforeseen circumstances such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost luggage.
- Visa for Turkey: Travelers are responsible for obtaining the necessary visa to enter Turkey. Ensure that you have the required travel documents well in advance of your departure. Check with the Turkish embassy or consulate in your country for visa requirements.
- Personal Expenses: While the package covers a range of services, please budget separately for personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, and any optional activities or excursions not included in the itinerary.
Pick-up and Drop-off Details 3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul
- 05:00 AM: Pick-up from your hotel
- 22:00 PM: Drop-off at your hotel
3 Nights, 4 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia Tour Package from Istanbul Highlights
- Explore the ancient city of Ephesus, home to iconic landmarks like the Library of Celsus and the Grand Theater.
- Visit the House of Virgin Mary, a sacred pilgrimage site.
- Discover the Ephesus Archaeological Museum for a deeper understanding of the region's history.
- Marvel at the surreal terraces of Pamukkale, known as the Cotton Castle.
- Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis with well-preserved Roman ruins.
- Relax in the thermal waters of Pamukkale's terraces.
- Witness the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia.
- Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride for a magical sunrise experience.
- Explore the underground cities and unique rock formations of the region.
- Visit the Goreme Open-Air Museum, showcasing cave churches and frescoes.
- Explore the fairy-tale-like chimneys of Pasabag Valley.
- Conclude the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Castle for panoramic views.
- Comfortable Accommodations: Stay in well-selected hotels for a restful experience.
- Expert Guiding: Knowledgeable guides providing insights into the historical and natural wonders.
- Seamless Transportation: Enjoy convenient travel between Ephesus, Pamukkale, and Cappadocia.
- Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich history, natural beauty, and unique culture of Anatolia.