10 DAYS ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE - EPHESUS - ISTANBUL PACKAGE TOUR BY BUS

669 EURO

10 DAYS ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE - EPHESUS - ISTANBUL PACKAGE TOUR BY BUS

This 10-day itinerary takes you to Turkey’s top sights by bus in 10 days, including the day of arrival in Turkey and your day of departure.
The programs for some days can be moved around to allow for holidays, museum closing..

This 10-day itinerary takes you to Turkey’s top sights by bus in 10 days, including the day of arrival in Turkey and your day of departure.
The programs for some days can be moved around to allow for holidays, museum closings, and alternative activities.

Many travelers begin their trip to Turkey in Istanbul. If Istanbul is where you enter Turkey, you’ll probably have to return there to catch your homeward flight at the end of your trip.
So save Istanbul for the end of your trip! You’ll save yourself the cost and trouble of a transfer from and to the airport, and an unpacking and re-packing at your Istanbul hotel.
Also, if you plan to shop, Istanbul is the Big Bazaar, and by saving your shopping till the end of your trip, you won’t have to haul your purchases all over Turkey with you.
 
Notes:
• This price is per person in a double room. Please ask for a single supplement, third person and kids prices
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any changes if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary.
• The program may change due to bad weather conditions.
• Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. It will be replaced with Chora Museum. 
• Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays.
• Caferaga Medrese is closed on Mondays.
• In the winter season, Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays. It will be replaced with Chora Museum.
• Bosphorus cruise program can be changed according to weather or sea conditions.
• Hot air balloon flight in Cappadocia and Pamukkale can be booked separated see adventure or th daily tours
• Paragliding in Pamukkale can be booked separated.
• Turkish night in Cappadocia can be booked separated

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2 - Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
08:30 pick up from your hotel to visit the Hagia Sophia a 5th-century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. Afterward, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit the Imperial Palace of Topkapi from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years and visit the Suleymaniye Mosque. Tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 3 - Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
08:30 pick up from your hotel to visit Spice Market and followed by a boat cruise through the Bosphorus, the strait dividing the European and Asian continents, Following a lunch in the afternoon, visit the luxuriously opulent Dolmabahce Palace, the last residence of the sultans. A drive to the Asian part of Istanbul crossing the Intercontinental Bosphorus bridge to visit Camlica Hill The highest point where you can overlook Istanbul and take nice pictures.
You will take an overnight bus to Cappadocia with a public night bus (Duration 11 hours)

Day 4 - Cappadocia Tour 
Lunch Included
Arrival in Cappadocia and transfer to the hotel to fresh up before start tour.
Depart from your hotel to visit Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos for lunch. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open-air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. Overnight in Cappadocia

Day 5 - Cappadocia Tour 
Breakfast and Lunch Included
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley, and explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley (Rose valley). Then visit Çavusin village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. Drive to the pigeon valley for lunch. In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.
 After tour overnight bus to Pamukkale with a public night bus at 21:00 (duration 10 hours)

Day 6 - Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour
Lunch Included
Arrival in Pamukkale and transfer for start tour.
Pamukkale and 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. Stay overnight in Pamukkale

Day 7 - Kusadasi
Breakfast Included
Free day and bus to Kusadasi (Ephesus). Transfer to hotel and stay overnight in Kusadasi

Day 8 - Ephesus Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
The tour begins by visiting the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Afterward, it proceeds to the spectacular main site of Ephesus, undoubtedly the most superbly preserved Greco-Roman city. Unmistakable highlights surviving among the ruins are the Celsius Library, Agora, Theater, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple and Roman Latrines. Following a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary; reputed to be where she spent her final days.
After tour, bus to Istanbul with public night bus at 21:30 (duration 10 hours)

Day 9 - Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul, transfer to your hotel. Free day and overnight in Istanbul

Day 10 - End of Tour
Breakfast Included
After breakfast, check out from the hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

The Price Includes:
• Transfers mentioned in the itinerary with public buses.
• Local taxes and service charges
•  Hotel accommodations on the itinerary
• Meals mentioned in the itinerary
• Professional English speaking guidance
• Entrance fees to the various sites
• Transportation with A/C minibus

Excludes
 • Dinner
 • Drinks
 • Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel.