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12 Days Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Blue Cruise, Antalya, Konya and Cappadocia Tour

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Duration

12 Days

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Tour Type

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Group Size

15 people

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Languages

English

Overview

Are you still looking for the options on how to spend your vacations? Well, we have one amazing idea for you. If you are fond of traveling but don’t want to be in a rush, you’ll definitely like our package tour that includes more than 10 different destinations. You’ll explore the former Constantinople, see the amazing landscapes and hot air balloons in Cappadocia, bath in Pamukkale and have 4-days cruise with a breathtaking view outside. During the trip, you’ll be accompanied by a professional tour guide who will help you with everything you need.

Please Note:

  • Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
  • Single traveler should pay 60% extra for this trip.
  • Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport.
  • We can shift your free days due to Blue Cruise departure days (Tuesday, Thursday*, Saturday) after getting your approval.
  • Blue cruise operates from mid April until October. Please ask your tour consultant about availability.
  • Depending on availability Blue cruise can depart from Fethiye or Demre.
  • Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
  • Thusdays are optional for Blue Cruise. Please ask your tour consultant about availability.

Maximum tour group sizes:

  • Cappadocia tours group size maximum of 15 people
  • Pamukkale tour group size maximum 15 people
  • Ephesus tour group size maximum 15 people

1) Tour Package with comfort hotels

  • Cappadocia – Hera Cave Suites / Holiday Cave Hotel Suite Room / Lale Saray Hotel / Fresco Cave Suites Hotel
  • Pamukkale – Pam Thermal Hotel (Standard Room) or Colossae Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Kusadasi – DoubleTree by Hilton (Standard Room) / La Vista Boutique Hotel (Standard Room) / Celsus Boutique Hotel
  • Antalya – Mediterra Art Hotel (Standard Room) or Alp Pasa Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Fethiye – Alesta Yacht Hotel (Standard Room) or Yacht Classic Hotel (Standard Room) or Yacht Boutique Hotel (Comfort room)

Price: Per person 1965USD with credit card or 1865USD with cash payment

2) Tour Package with economical hotels

  • Cappadocia – Holiday Cave Hotel / The Cove Cappadocia / Roca Cappadocia Hotel / Heaven Cave Hotel
  • Pamukkale –Tripolis Hotel (Standard Room) or Hal-Tur Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Kusadasi – Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel (Standard Room) / Efe Boutique Hotel (Standard Room) / Hotel by Karaaslan Inn (Standard room)
  • Antalya – Antalya Inn Hotel (Standard Room)
  • Fethiye – Yacht Boutique (Boheme) Hotel  (Standard Room) or Atapark Hotel (Standard Room)

Price: Per person 1650USD with credit card or 1569USD with cash payment

The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.

Hot Air Balloon Tour is optional with this itinerary in Cappadocia. The balloon tour costs 180 Euro in cash or 190 Euro credit card payment per person.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fethiye
  • Blue Cruise around the most picturesque bays
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Artemis Temple
  • Cleopatra Swimming Pool (optional)
  • Pamukkale
  • Konya
  • Hierapolis Ancient City
  • Hiking in Cappadocia
  • Göreme Open Air Museum
  • Hot air balloon tour (optional)
  • Uchisar Castle
  • Underground city: Kaymakli
  • And more!

Itinerary

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Day 1: Flight to Izmir from Istanbul and Ephesus tour:
Day 1: Flight to Izmir from Istanbul and Ephesus tour:

Will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul early in the morning and transfer to the airport to take a flight to Izmir. On your arrival, you will start Ephesus tour.
What we’ll visit: Artemis Temple (one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world), Ephesus Ancient City, Celcus Library, Hadrian Temple, Theater, Hamams and Old Harbor.
Lunch in a local restaurant in the midday. At the end of the day we’ll visit the House of Virgin Mary, the place where she spent her last 5 years before her death. This house was recognized as a pilgrimage place by Vatican. Now it’s time to move to Kusadasi. On your arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Free day in Kusadasi
Day 2: Free day in Kusadasi

After breakfast at your hotel, you have a free day to explore Kusadasi on your own. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Day 3: Pamukkale - Hierapolis tour
Day 3: Pamukkale - Hierapolis tour

Breakfast at the hotel, around 8 am you’ll meet the guide. Today we have Pamukkale-Hierapolis trip. Pamukkale (‘Cotton Castle’ in Turkish) is a hillside with white travertine cascades and terraces of shallow pools. This place is known for its hot springs and has been existing since ancient times. Don't worry you’ll have some time to have a bath. After Pamukkale, we’ll visit Hierapolis Ancient City, Unesco World Heritage Site. As an option, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. After the tour, we’ll drive you to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 4: From Pamukkale to Fethiye by bus
Day 4: From Pamukkale to Fethiye by bus

This day you’ll start with breakfast at the hotel, then we’ll drive you to the local bus station where you’ll take a bus to Fethiye (the trip will take around 3 hours). On your arrival, our tour guide will pick you up and transfer to your hotel in Fethiye. This day you’ll have some free time to relax and enjoy the nature of this charming place. The night you’ll also spend in Fethiye.

Day 5: Blue Cruise Day 1
Day 5: Blue Cruise Day 1

The day will start around 9.00 - 9.30 am, you’ll be transferred to the port from where you’ll start your journey. The first destination will be Samanlik Bay, you could sail, swim and also have lunch. Then, we’ll visit Butterfly Valley (please, mind that this option is available only in good sea conditions). Here, you’ll also have a chance to swim and walk around. After that you’ll cruise to Oludeniz, that is also called The Blue Lagoon. This is, without any doubt, one of the most beautiful seasides of Turkey. Our last stop for today is St. Nicholas Island with Byzantine ruins. The dinner you’ll have on board. At the evening you’ll enjoy some free time. Overnight stay on board. *(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included)

Day 6: Blue Cruise Day 2
Day 6: Blue Cruise Day 2

Right after the sunrise, we’ll have a stop at Firnaz Bay, where we have breakfast and spend some time swimming in the sea. Then, we’ll head to Kas for sailing. Kas is a small fishing village, where we’ll also have lunch. During this stop, you’ll have a chance to see ancient Antiphellos, Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi, and the Roman theater. Our next destination is Kekova, where you can swim and observe old city ruins under the water. At the end of the day, you’ll have dinner on board, free time and overnight stay. *(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included)

Day 7: Blue Cruise Day 3
Day 7: Blue Cruise Day 3

After the breakfast in the morning, we’ll moor to Sunken City of Kekova - a Lycian-Roman archaeological site. Then in our program is Simena - traditional Turkish fishing village. Here you could visit an Ottoman Castle and ancient tombs. Next stop is Gokkaya Bay, here is possible to have some water activities, but it’s optional. The end of the day and we have dinner on board. Free time and overnight stay. *(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included)

Day 8: Blue Cruise Day 4, arrival to Antalya
Day 8: Blue Cruise Day 4, arrival to Antalya

Good morning and yohoho! We are passing by Pirates Cave and cruising to Andriace Harbour. Say bye-bye to the cruise ship as it’s time to disembark. We’ll take a bus to Antalya via Demre, where we stop at a supermarket for ATM, change office or shopping. On your arrival to Antalya, you’ll be transferred to the hotel for a night stay. *(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are included)

Day 9: Free day in Antalya
Day 9: Free day in Antalya

Time to chill. This day you can do what you want: have a rest on the beach, go shopping or just enjoy Antalya resorts. If you wish, you can request a boat trip, we can organize it. Night in the hotel.

Day 10: Konya tour on the way to Cappadocia
Day 10: Konya tour on the way to Cappadocia

Today you’ll have a Konya-Cappadocia tour. We’ll picked you up around 8.30 from your hotel in Antalya and start our trip. The way to Konya lasts 4 hours, after we reach this nice town, you’ll have some lunch time and taste some local cuisine. Then, it’s time to visit Konya Mevlana Museum, the school of whirling dervishes. In 3 hours more we’ll reach Cappadocia and you’ll be transferred to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 11: Northern Cappadocia tour
Day 11: Northern Cappadocia tour

This morning you’ll head to Goreme Village, the land of mysterious chimneys in the rocks and the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then, we'll head to Ortahisar castle and Pasabag, the valley with rocky chimneys famous for their unusual forms. We’ll pass through Devrent valley, where you’ll see the animals that are petrified in the rocks.
Around 12 o’clock our group will have a lunch break in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you'll walk along the Red River and visit a small village Avanos well-known for its pots craft. If you wish, you can attend the pottery workshop there. At the end of the day, we’ll back to the hotel by passing through the Love Valley (the place with an incredible view).

Day 12: Southern Cappadocia Tour
Day 12: Southern Cappadocia Tour

This day is for Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon activity (please, mind that this is optional, so if you wish to fly, tell about that to your tour guide the day before). If you are not going to fly, but only to observe the remarkable sky, our guide will pick you up from the hotel around 09:30 - 10:00 am and you’ll head to Southern Cappadocia Tour package includes:


  • Uchisar Castle which is one of the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations.

  • Hiking in Red Valley (about 4 km.) and passing through Rose Valley by exploring the rock churches that saved early Christians from Roman prosecution.

  • Arriving in Cavusin village, which is known for its ancient settlement.

  • Lunch break in a local restaurant in the midday.

  • After lunch, we’ll continue our trip to Kaymaklı Underground City, the widest one in Cappadocia. Previously it was used as a hideout by refugees and people running away from the catastrophes.

  • Then, we’ll head to Pigeon Valley from where you can observe a nice view over Uchisar Castle and a dozen of pigeon houses.

  • Our last visiting point for today is Three Beauties Valley famous for its wineries and amazing view.


At the end of the day we’ll transfer you to the airport and you’ll return to Istanbul. On your arrival at the airport, our driver will pick you up and transfer to the hotel.

Included/Exclude

  • Hotels with breakfast
  • Cruise
  • Airport pick ups and drop offs mentioned on the itinerary
  • Domestic flights
  • Bus transfers
  • Lunch on tours
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages during lunch
  • Dinner
  • Old City Istanbul tour (59$ per person)
  • Cleopatra Swimming Pool entrance fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Hot Air Balloon flight (optional)

Tour's Location

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FAQs

How to Book the Tour?
25% percent of the total amount is required for reservation and the rest of the amount will be charged after you arrive in Istanbul. The deposit payment can be done by credit card or by bank transfer. To be able to get the discounted price shown in our website, the balance (75%) of the total amount needed to be paid cash upon your arrival. Please click the BOOK NOW button and fill out the form and send us for to book the tour you chose. It is a rapid SSL Secure Payment Form. For paying the deposit by bank transfer, please contact us for our bank information.
Are museum entrances fees included during your tours?
Yes. We believe in making it easy for you to budget for your trip, so all our tours entrance fees to museums listed in your itinerary are included.
Will I have a tour guide on my tour?
Yes, all of our tours include the services of a professional, English-speaking tour guide, licensed with the Ministry of Tourism.
I’m a Vegetarian. Will I be able to find vegetarian meals in Turkey ?
Yes. Many dishes in Turkey are vegetarian so it is generally easy to find vegetarian options. Please let us know at the time of booking that you are vegetarian.
What do you mean by a “professional licensed tour guide”?
Taking a tour with the professional licensed guide is very important. Guides in Turkey study a mix of history, archaeology and mythology for 4 years in order to get their tour guiding license and pass special exams in language skills. All our company tour guides are professional licensed guides and expert in their regions. It is illegal for anyone who is not a licensed tour guide to conduct tours of historical sites in Turkey.
What kind of vehicle will be provided on my tour?
Our company provides you with a late model, comfortable, air conditioned vehicle such as a Mercedes Vito,Mercedes Sprinter,Volkswagen Carevalla and Crafter with an experienced driver.
Cancellation Policy?
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1300 for Gallipoli Battlefields Tour, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel the standard cancellation policy applies.
From where the tour starts?
Start and end in Istanbul.

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