Experience the best of Turkey on our 5 Nights, 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by bus. Uncover the wonders of these iconic destinations with seamless travel and unforgettable adventures.
Discover Turkey's Treasures: 5 Nights, 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul by Bus
Embark on a mesmerizing 5-night, 6-day journey exploring the enchanting landscapes of Cappadocia, the ancient wonders of Ephesus, and the thermal terraces of Pamukkale, all conveniently reached by bus from Istanbul. Immerse yourself in Turkey's rich history and natural beauty on this unforgettable adventure.
5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus Itinerary
Let us take you our 5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus
Day 1: Overnight journey from Istanbul to Cappadocia
We'll email your e-ticket and bus details for the Cappadocia journey from Istanbul. The bus departs from Istanbul Esenler Bus Station at 21:00. Please arrive at the bus station 30 minutes before departure.
Day 2: 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.
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
Day 3: Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Transfer to Bus Station - Overnight journey from Cappadocia to Pamukkale
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.
After a fulfilling tour, we will organize your transfer to the bus station for the night bus to Pamukkale departing at 21:00 PM.
Day 4: Full Day Pamukkale, Hierapolis Tour - Transfer to Selcuk and overnight
Arrival Pamukkale bus station and transfer hotel for fresh up (rest for a few hours before the tour). you will be driven to Pamukkale to visit the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and pools. Drive to Selcuk to your hotel and overnight in Selcuk.
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 5: Full Day Ephesus Ancient City Tour, Night bust to Istanbul.
After breakfast, you will meet with your tour guide and drive to Ephesus to discover the ancient city Ephesus. Visit to;
- Temple of Artemis: Isone of the Seven Wonders of the World and located in Ephesus. Throughout the excavations in Ephesus, the actual location of the temple was presumed in different places. Its ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was famous in antiquity and made ancient Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place. Each year one month was considered a holiday and set aside for the religious ceremonious observations.
- The Ruins of Ephesus: Concert hall, market places, colonnaded street, temples, fountains, library, theather, arcadian way and more.
- The House of Virgin Marry: It is known with certainty That the Virgin Mary went to Ephesus and lived there for some time. Whether or not she died in Ephesus was not known until Anne Catherine Emmerich's vision. After the tour, we'll arrange for your comfortable transportation to the bus station, where you'll board a bus to return to Istanbul.
Day 6: Arrive to Istanbul in the Morning
Arrive at Istanbul Otogar, marking the end of your memorable 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus.
Inclusions of 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus
- BusTickets: Istanbul to Cappadocia, Cappadocia to Pamukkale, Ephesus to Istanbul
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Cappadocia with Breakfast
- Accommodation: 1 Night in Selcuk with Breakfast
- 2 Full Day Cappadocia Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day EphesusTour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
- Full Day Pamukkakle Tour: Transportation, Guidance, Lunch, Museum Tickets Included
Exclusions of 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus
- 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 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus
- Istanbul Bus Station Otogar.
5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Tour Package from Istanbul by Bus Highlights
- Cappadocia's Fairy-Tale Landscapes: Explore the unique rock formations and cave dwellings of Cappadocia. Optional hot air balloon ride for a breathtaking aerial view.
- Pamukkale's Thermal Terraces: Witness the surreal white terraces created by mineral-rich thermal waters. Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis and its historical ruins.
- Ephesus' Ancient Wonders: Walk through the well-preserved ancient streets of Ephesus. Visit iconic landmarks like the Library of Celsus and the Grand Theatre.
- Comfortable Bus Travel: Enjoy a seamless and comfortable journey between destinations. Scenic bus rides allowing you to soak in the beauty of the Turkish countryside.
- Expert Guided Tours: Gain insights into the history and culture of each destination with knowledgeable guides. Learn about the myths and legends surrounding Cappadocia, Pamukkale, and Ephesus.
- Convenient Package Itinerary: Well-planned itinerary covering key attractions in just 6 days. Ample time at each location for exploration and relaxation.
- Cultural Immersion: Experience the rich Turkish culture through local cuisine, traditions, and hospitality. Optional visits to local markets and authentic Turkish experiences.
- Affordable and Hassle-Free: Budget-friendly package covering transportation, accommodation, and guided tours. Minimize travel logistics and focus on enjoying the beauty of each destination.