Discover the wonders of Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus with our 4 Nights, 5 Days tour package from Istanbul. Immerse yourself in rich history, stunning landscapes, and cultural treasures on this unforgettable journey.
Istanbul to Ephesus: 4 Nights, 5 Days Enchanting Journey through Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale
Embark on an unforgettable 4-night, 5-day adventure from Istanbul, exploring the mesmerizing landscapes of Cappadocia, the spiritual charm of Konya, the natural wonders of Pamukkale, and the historical richness of Ephesus. Immerse yourself in a cultural odyssey filled with awe-inspiring sights and experiences.
4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul
Let us take you to our 4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul.
Day 1: Transfer Airport and Fly to Cappadocia
04:30 AM - Hotel Pickup and Airport Transfer: Begin your adventure with a convenient pick-up from your hotel. We'll transfer you to the airport for a 1-hour flight to Kayseri.
Arrival in Kayseri and Transfer to Cappadocia: Upon arrival at Kayseri airport, our transfer team will be ready to whisk you away to the captivating landscapes of Cappadocia.
Meet Your Guide and Start the South Part Cappadocia Tour: Meet your friendly tour guide upon arrival in Cappadocia. Dive into the enchanting South Part Cappadocia tour, starting with:
Devrent Valley: Marvel at the extraordinary rock formations and whimsical fairy chimneys that paint a unique picture of nature's artistry.
Monks Valley: Explore a surreal landscape dotted with ancient monastic dwellings, offering a glimpse into Cappadocia's historical tapestry.
Avanos: Immerse yourself in the town's rich pottery craftsmanship, experiencing the beauty of handcrafted artistry.
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 the day with panoramic views from this troglodyte town, providing a breathtaking vista of Cappadocia.
Tour Conclusion and Hotel Drop-off: Wrap up your day at 17:00 with a drop-off at your special-class cave hotel in Cappadocia. Relax and recharge, ready for more adventures in this magical region.
Day 2: North Cappadocia Exploration and Overnight in Cappadocia
Breakfast at Hotel: Start your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel.
Morning - North Cappadocia Tour (09:30 am): After breakfast, embark on a captivating exploration of North Cappadocia. Make sure to check out by keeping your luggage in the hotel's designated storage area.We will visit to;
Kizilcukur: Marvel at the magnificent rock formations and discover hidden churches in the picturesque Kizilcukur region.
Cavusin: Explore the ancient settlements and historic churches that tell tales of Cappadocia's rich history.
Hospital Monastery: Step into the hallowed halls of one of Cappadocia's oldest monasteries, steeped in ancient spirituality.
Underground City: Embark on an unforgettable adventure into Underground City. Discover its intricate architecture and history as you descend into its depths.
Pigeon House: Witness the charm of pigeon houses and unique rock formations, adding a touch of natural beauty to your journey.
Tour Finish at (17:00): Wrap up your North Cappadocia tour by 17:00. After the tour, we'll arrange your transportation to hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Bus to Konya, Tour of Jalal ad-Din Rumi and Sufism, and Travel to Pamukkale for an Overnight Stay
After breakfast, we will organize your transfer to Goreme bus station, followed by a 3-hour journey to Konya. Upon your arrival at Konya bus station, we will pick you up to commence your Konya tour. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to visit:
- Mevlana and Dervishes Cultural Centre: Immerse yourself in the teachings and cultural richness of Mevlana, the renowned Islamic mystic and philosopher. Explore the Dervishes cultural center, gaining insights into the mystical traditions.
- Karatay Tile Museum: Discover the exquisite tiles from the Seljuk Empire, showcasing the artistic prowess of the era.
- Ince Minare: Marvel at the architectural wonders of Ince Minare, featuring wooden and stone works from the Seljuk period.
- Alaaddin Hill and Mosque: Visit the oldest historical building in Anatolia from the Seljuk period, the Alaaddin Mosque, situated on the picturesque Alaaddin Hill. The mosque and palace are testament to the grandeur of the Seljukian Empire.
Indulge in a flavorsome local lunch in Konya, offering a glimpse into the local and conservative life of the city. Your Konya tour guide will impart a wealth of information about Mevlana and his philosophical contributions throughout the day.
As the Islamic tour in Konya concludes, we'll transfer you to the bus station for a 4-hour scenic drive to Pamukkale. Upon arrival at the Pamukkale bus station, our team will be ready to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel, where a night of enchantment in Pamukkale awaits.
Day 4: Pamukkale Hierapolis Ancient City Tour and Overnight in Kusadasi
As the sun rises, a new adventure begins. Following a hearty breakfast, we'll pick you up and introduce you to your tour guide. Together, we'll journey to Pamukkale to uncover the secrets of the ancient city of Hierapolis.
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.
- Transition to Konya: After the tour, we'll escort you to the bus station for a 5-hour and 30-minute scenic drive to Konya. The journey promises beautiful landscapes and a comfortable ride. Upon reaching Konya's bus station, settle in for a restful overnight stay, ready to embrace the tranquility of this spiritual city.
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.
At the conclusion of this captivating tour, we'll transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi, where you'll spend the night, reliving the day's adventures and anticipating what tomorrow will bring.
Day 5: Ephesus Tour - Transfer Izmir Airport - Fly to Istanbul - Transfer to your hotel.
After a fulfilling breakfast, we'll be ready to embark on a journey through the ancient city of Ephesus. Your tour guide will accompany you as you explore the following
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.
After an enriching tour, we'll arrange your transfer Izmir Airport for your flight to Istanbul at 20:30 PM. Upon arrival in Istanbul at 21:30 PM, we'll be there to welcome you and transfer you to your hotel, concluding this exciting day and marking the end of your Ephesus adventure.
Inclusions of 4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul
- Private Transportation: Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport
- Domestic Flight Tickets: Istanbul to Cappadocia, Izmir to Istanbul
- Bus Ticket : Cappadocia to Konya, Konya to Pamukkale
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Kusadasi with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Pamukkale with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 2 Nights in Cappadocia with Breakfast
- Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day Konya Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
Exclusions of 4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus 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 4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul
- 05:00 AM pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul.
- 22:00 PM drop you off at your hotel in Istanbul.
4 Nights 5 Days Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, and Ephesus Tour Package from Istanbul Highlights
- Cappadocia's Magical Landscapes: Explore the unique fairy-tale-like landscapes of Cappadocia, featuring surreal rock formations, cave dwellings, and ancient churches.
- Spiritual Journey in Konya: Witness the spiritual ambiance of Konya as you visit the Mevlana Museum, immersing yourself in the teachings of Rumi, the famous Sufi mystic.
- Pamukkale's Natural Terraces: Marvel at the stunning terraces of Pamukkale, formed by mineral-rich thermal waters cascading down the white travertine terraces.
- Ephesus' Historical Treasures: Step back in time at Ephesus, exploring well-preserved ancient ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre, and the Temple of Artemis.
- Comfortable Transfers: Enjoy seamless transfers from Istanbul to each destination, ensuring a stress-free and comfortable journey throughout.
- Expert Guided Tours: Gain in-depth insights into the history and culture of each location with knowledgeable local guides accompanying you on each leg of the journey.
- Delicious Turkish Cuisine: Indulge in authentic Turkish cuisine at local restaurants, savoring the flavors of the region throughout your trip.
- Unique Accommodations: Stay in handpicked accommodations that complement the charm and character of each destination, enhancing your overall travel experience.