12 days Turkey trip – Ephesus Pamukkale Fethiye Blue Cruise Antalya Konya Cappadocia

Starting From
USD 1290
Tour Type: Comfort - Mid Class
Route: Ephesus Pamukkale Fethiye Blue Cruise Antalya Konya Cappadocia
Duration: 11 night and 12 days

Turkey Package Tour for 12 days

Day 1: Ephesus Tour(*L)
Early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport to get a flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival, our agency representative will welcome you at the exit of the domestic terminal gate and transfer to Ephesus for full day tour.You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world;  Artemis Temple, city ruins of Ephesus as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path.

In the afternoon you will visit House of Virgin Mary where she spent her last 5 years, which is recognized by Vatican as pilgrimage destination for Christians, visited by Pope Leo XII and Benedict XVI.
At the end of the tour, transfer to your hotel in Kusadası for overnight stay.

Day 2: Kusadası(*B)
On this day you have free time to enjoy this beautiful town on your own. If you like you can go to nice and clean beaches of Aegean coast. End of the day transfer back to hotel and overnight stay in Kusadasi.

Day 3: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel around 08:00-08:30am and join to Pamukkale Hierapolis tour. Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish and it is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch in a local Turkish restaurant.
End of the day, transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 4: Pamukkale to Fethiye(*B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to local bus station and take the morning bus to Fethiye. Upon your arrival you will be picked up from bus station and transfer to hotel. After your check-in you will have free day to relax and enjoy.

Day 5: Blue Cruise, (*B *L *D)
We will pick you up from your hotel and take to the harbor in Fethiye around 09:40-10:00, after having information on your life on the board, you will sail to Samanlik Bay for swimming break and lunch. You will continue to beautiful Butterfly Valley (if whether conditions allow) hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths for a swimming and walking around. Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) where paragliding is available. Last stop of the day is St-Nicholas Island with Byzantine ruins. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 6: Blue Cruise (*B *L *D)
With splendid sunrise departure to Firnaz Bay close to a lovely town Kalkan for breakfast and swimming. Then you will sail to Kas to its nice harbour for lunch where you have chance to visit  this charming fishing village, ancient Antiphellos, only Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and the Roman theater are left. But the beauty of the town remains! In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7: Blue Cruise (*B *L *D)
After breakfast on board departure to Sunken City of Kekova a Lycian –Roman archaeological site. Then reach to Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village where you can visit an Ottoman castle and ancient tombs. In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available. Dinner and relax on board.

Day 8: Blue Cruise (*B )
After breakfast we will pass by Pirates Cave before cruising to Andriace harbour. You will take our bus to Demre with a stop for banking and shopping when requested. We arrive at 11:00am to Antalya and transfer to your hotel in Antalya.

Day 9: Antalya(*B)
You will have a free day in Antalya. If you like you can walk around the town to explore the old streets and bazaars. Overnight in Antalya.

Day 10:  Antalya to Cappadocia via Konya by semi-private van(*B)
Around 08:30-08:45am we will take you from your hotel and after 4 hours of driving you will reach to Konya where you have chance to visit Konya Mevlana Museum, school of whirling dervishes. You will have your lunch in traditional Turkish restaurant. Then we will drive 3 hours more to arrive to Cappadocia and we will transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 11: North Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Your guide will pick you from your hotel at 09.30-09:45am and you will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region.  You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley,Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.
You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety.
Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia.
You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration. On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view.

Day 12: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45am then you will join your tour.
Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4 km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses.
In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from Roman persecution.
Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.

Please note: The above tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please let your guide know if you are not interested then you will be dropped to agency office.

End of the tour your driver will take you to the airport to take a flight back to Istanbul. On your arrival our agents, at the exit gate in the  domestic terminal, will bare a board with your names written on. Then we will transfer you to your hotel.

End of our service.

If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.

We hope to see you again!

Accommodation details:
Cappadocia –  Dervish Cave House(Standart Room), Historical Goreme House
Pamukkale - Tripolis Hotel, Hal-tur Hotel, Herakles Hotel
Kusadasi - Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or Efe boutique Hotel
Antalya - Antalya Inn Hotel, Dogan S Hotel, Mediterra Art Hotel
Fethiye – Atapark Hotel, Yatch boutique Hotel

Important Notice:
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Single traveler should pay 50 % extra for this trip.
Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen Airport.

*B breakfast
*L lunch
*D dinner
*Dr dayroom

Travel Tips:
Istanbul can be very cold and snowy in winters, so provide yourself winter clothes.
Springs and autumns are rainy, do not forget your umbrella or raincoat!
Summers are humid and hot, put enough sun cream and bring your hat.
Always for the tours in Turkey wear comfortable shoes.
Do not forget your swimming suits for Pamukkale.
You can have t-shirts or shorts on the days when you will visit mosques, no problem because they provide you at the entrance scarf and piece of clothes to cover your shoulders or legs.
You may visit any mosque except praying times.

Included

  • Hotels with breakfast
  • Bus transfers- domestic flights
  • Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
  • Lunch on tours
  • Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
  • Professional English speaking guide

Excluded

  • Tip to guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Drink during lunch
  • Dinner
  • Medical insurance
  • Cleopatra swimming pool entrance

Price Notes

Nov 1 rst to March 31
Per person 1350 USD with credit card and 1290 USD with cash payment

April 1 rst to Oct 31
Per person 1480 USD with credit card and 1420 USD for cash payment

Hot air balloon tour available with this itinerary
Winter season PP 100 USD Summer season PP 120


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