Experience the magic of Turkey with our 5 Nights, 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus from Istanbul. Uncover cultural gems seamlessly on this enriching journey.
Discover the Timeless Treasures: Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale Await You on this Enchanting Bus Tour!
Our bus tour promises an unforgettable 5-night, 6-day adventure through the heart of Turkey's rich history and breathtaking scenery."
5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus from Istanbul Itinerary
Let us take you on a journey of a Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale 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.
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.
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 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.
Includes of 5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus from Istanbul
- 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
Excludies of 5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus 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 of 5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus from Istanbul
- Cappadocia bus station.
- Selcuk bus station.
5 Nights 6 Days Cappadocia, Pamukkale, Ephesus Tour Package by bus from Istanbul highlights
- Cappadocia's Surreal Landscapes:
- Explore the unique rock formations and fairy-tale landscapes of Cappadocia.
- Optional hot air balloon ride for a breathtaking aerial view (additional cost).
- Ancient Marvels of Ephesus:
- Walk through the well-preserved ruins of Ephesus, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- Visit the Library of Celsus, the Grand Theater, and the Temple of Artemis.
- Pamukkale's Thermal Pools:
- Relax in the rejuvenating thermal pools of Pamukkale.
- Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis and the impressive travertine terraces.
- Guided Tours and Expert Commentary:
- Enjoy comprehensive guided tours in Cappadocia, Ephesus, and Pamukkale.
- Learn about the rich history and cultural significance of each destination.
- Comfortable Bus Travel:
- Travel conveniently by bus between the destinations, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic journey.
- Charming Accommodations:
- Stay in well-selected accommodations with comfortable amenities.
- Local Cuisine Experience:
- Indulge in delicious Turkish cuisine with included lunches during your full-day tours.
- Flexibility and Free Time:
- Have the flexibility to explore on your own during free time in each destination.
- This tour promises a perfect blend of natural wonders, ancient history, and cultural experiences for an enriching and memorable journey through Turkey.