Turkish Delight 5 Day Tour Start from 1027$
Hopefully Alaturka Turkey offers a great way to explore some of the Turkish delights that will show some of the beauty of the past and how the ancestors lived with nature. Spend 5 days visiting ancient monuments that were famous during history as well as today, Ephesus’ Library of Celsus and the surrounding city. Some of the sights are becoming more famous as tourism increase, the Cotton Castle is one of these beauties that has become a highlight for tours and day trips. The last two days of your tour will be spent wandering the stunning rock formations, the region of Cappadocia is full of fairy’s chimneys above ground and a sprawling underground city.
DAY 1:Flight from Istanbul to Izmir
Welcome to Turkey
Flight to Izmir, on to Ephesus
With a quick flight from Istanbul, you will be in Izmir in no time. From there we will transfer you to Ephesus where you will begin a tour of this historical place the next day. We book connecting flights to Izmir only after we have received your flight details, to ensure convenience and enough time to catch the next flight directly from the airport you arrive at.
Overnight in Ephesus.
DAY 2: Ephesus Tour (B, L)
On this tour, you will visit the Temple of Artemis, the House of the Virgin Mary, and Isabey Mosque after first touring the ruins of the Ancient City of Ephesus. Ephesus is the second largest city of the ancient world and was once home to 200,000 people over 3,000 years ago.
Overnight in the Ephesus region.
DAY 3: Pamukkale Tour & Overnight Bus to Cappadocia (B, L)
After spending a night in Selcuk (near Ephesus), your next day will begin with a transfer toPamukkale where you will explore the fascinating nature and history and enjoy a delicious lunch before catching a night bus to Cappadocia.
Pamukkale, which translates to “Cotton Castle”, is a spectacular sight with its sparkling white terraces and blue pools where you can relax and cool off while taking some very unique photos.
Overnight Bus Pamukkale to Cappadocia
You will then have some time to rest before catching your overnight bus to Cappadocia.
DAY 4: North Cappadocia Tour (L)
Your North Cappadocia tour will begin in the morning with a visit to the Goreme Open Air Museum and continue on to Monks Valley and Devrent Valley. Along the route, you will have a chance to explore the Three Beauties and the villages of Avanos and Cavusin.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 5: South Cappadocia Tour, Optional Hot Air Ballon, and Flight to Istanbul (B, L)
OPTIONAL: If you choose to wake up in the early hours of the morning to take advantage of a Sunrise Hot Air Balloon flight, this experience can be added to the tour. This activity is famous in Cappadocia and is the perfect way to start the day by seeing the awesome views of the mountains from high in the sky. This tour will cost extra.
South Cappadocia Tour
Your final day on this tour is full with activities and a return flight to Istanbul. Later in the morning, you will have breakfast at your accommodation before departing for a tour of South Cappadocia.
The highlight of this tour is the Kaymakli Underground City and you will also get the chance to see the Meskendir Valley, Pigeon Valley, and Love Valley. For an excellent panoramic view of the Cappadocia region, you will be driven to the Uchisar Castle.
Flight Cappadocia to Istanbul
After your tour, you will be transferred back to Kayseri airport where you will catch your returnflight to Istanbul. From Istanbul airport, you will either catch your connecting flight or we will provide a transfer service to your accommodation in the city.
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STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2 star equivalent.
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.
TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.
PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.