Ephesus, Pamukkale, Cappadocia, Istanbul...
(3 days in Istanbul, 2 days in western Turkey, 2 days in Cappadocia)
We offer private tours of Turkey with local tour guides. Below please find a suggested one week private tour program. This tour program can be modified. For us to provide accurate costing please advise us the number of people in your group and your travel dates.
Transfer to your hotel in the old city of Istanbul.
Day 2 - Full day excursion to Istanbul (Breakfast)
Walking tour of the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia Church, Hipodromo, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar. We will spend the night in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul> Izmir> Kusadasi (Breakfast, Dinner)
Visit Spice Bazaar and cruise the Bosphorus. In the afternoon, transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport to take your flight to Izmir, the third largest city in Turkey. Transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi. We will spend the night in Kusadasi
Day 4 - Pamukkale full day excursion (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Trip to Pamukkale (3 hours) Visit the ruins of ancient Hierapolis and walk on the terraces of calcium carbonate. Option to swim in the ancient thermal pools. We will spend the night in Kusadasi
Day 5: Full day excursion to Ephesus, the House of the Virgin Mary and the Temple of Artemis (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Then it leads to the House of the Virgin Mary. Visit the probable house where the Virgin Mary spent her last 9 years. Visit the ancient city of Ephesus. After lunch, learn about handmade Turkish rugs. We will spend the night in Kusadasi.
Day 6 - Kusadasi> Kayseri> Cappadocia (Breakfast box, Dinner)
Early in the morning, transfer to Izmir airport to take the flight to Kayseri. After arriving at Kayseri, start your private tour of Cappadocia. Enjoy the breathtaking views of Cappadocia in Goreme, Esentepe and Pasabag. Visit to the open air Museum of Goreme where you can see where the first Christian settlements took refuge in times of persecution. See the incredible frescoes. We will spend the night in Cappadocia.
Day 7 - Cappadocia full day tour> Istanbul (Breakfast)
Today you have the option to start the day with a hot air balloon ride. Starting before sunrise, you will have time to join this optional activity before the day begins. You will be transferred back to your accommodation around 07:00 a.m./7: 30 a.m.
After breakfast, start your private tour at 09:30. See a new area of beautiful landscapes. You will see some of the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia. We will also visit one of the Underground Cities that is famous in Cappadocia. See how the early Christians hid from the persecutors. Enjoy a great panoramic view at the Uchisar Castle. Return to Istanbul. We will spend the night in Istanbul. End of services
The price includes:
- Excellent local guides with English speaking license
- Luxury vehicles
- Tickets and parking costs to the sites
- Transportation costs
- Service charges
- 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
- 3 Domestic flights
- Accommodation in 4 star hotels
The price does not include:
- Thermal pool in Pamukkale (9 Euro pro person)
- Balloon ride in Cappadocia (75 Euro pro person)
- Drinks during meals