Highlights of this itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel
Day 2: Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour
Day 3: Flight to Kayseri/Nevsehir, Full Day North Cappadocia Tour
Day 4: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour
Day 5: Flight to Denizli
Day 6: Full Day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour, Flight to Istanbul
Day 7: Departure Transfer
Includes• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
• Domestic flight tickets as per the itinerary
• 3 nights in Istanbul at Special Class or Boutique Hotels including breakfast
• 2 nights in Cappadocia at a cave hotel including breakfast
• 1 night in Pamukkale at a 4 star hotel including breakfast
• Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
• Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
• Car park, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees
• Local taxes and service charges
- Entry visa
- International Flight Tickets
- Extra Meals
- Tipping Gratitude
- Pocket money
- Christmas & New Year Eve Gala Dinners
- Any other items / service which is not listed above
Day 1 (Arrival in Istanbul)
Upon your arrival you will be picked you up from the Ataturk Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 (Full Day Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour)
After breakfast approximately at 8:30 am pick up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. Visit Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel around 17:30.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Breakfast & Lunch Included.
Day 3 (Kayseri/Nevsehir, North Cappadocia Tour)
By 05:00 You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfered to Ataturk airport, 5:30 Arrival at Ataturk airport for flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir followed by 07:00 flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir, 07:55 Arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport.
Upon arrival you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your full day North Cappadocia tour.
Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch you will visit the beautiful open air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.
Overnight in Cappadocia. (Lunch included)
Day 4 (Full Day South Cappadocia Tour)
After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia.
Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Güllüdere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Çavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen.
We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Overnight in Cappadocia. Breakfast & Lunch are included.
Day 5 (Flight to Denizli)
After breakfast check out of the hotel in Cappadocia.
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri airport to take your flight to Denizli. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Pamukkale. Check into your hotel in Pamukkale, rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in Pamukkale.
Breakfast & Dinner are included
Day 6 (Full Day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour)
After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up from the hotel to begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale & Hierapolis area with a profession licensed tour guide. Around 10:00 you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters.
After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 10:30. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool.
You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale.
Around 12:30 you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale.
By 13:30 you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines from top to down without shoes and socks.
At 14:30 you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 15:30 you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes.
At the end of the tour around approximately 16:00, you will be transferred to Izmir or Denizli airport for your return flight to Istanbul in the late evening. Upon arrival you will be picked-up from the airport and transferred to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Breakfast and lunch included.
Day 7 (Departure Transfer)
After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport as per your international flight details.
End of tour and services. Breakfast included.