Travel to Turkey – 3 days Cappadocia and Ephesus tour by plane
Day 1: Northern Cappadocia tour(*L)
Early morning pick up from your hotel to take a flight from Istanbul (Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen) airport to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to flight desk according to your flight time as you have already an electronic ticket. On your arrival, your driver will welcome you at the exit gate with your names written on a board. You will arrive to our local office in Cappadocia and meet your guide and after picking other people from their hotels as well you will start your tour.
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 storages. 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.
(Dervish Cave House(Standart Room) or Historical Goreme House(Standart Room)
Day 2: 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 4km 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.
For lunch you are going to taste delicious Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant.
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.
End of the tour your driver will take you to the airport to take a flight to Izmir. On your arrival our agents, at the exit gate in the domestic terminal, will hold a board with your names written on. Then we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadası for overnight stay.
Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped to agency office.
(Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel or Efe Boutique Hotel)
Day 3: Ephesus tour(*B *L)
After breakfast you will be picked from your hotel at 09:00-09:30 and you will be transferred to full day Ephesus tour. You will start your visit with one of the 7 wonders of ancient world; Artemis Temple, city ruins as Hadrian Temple, Celcius Library, theater, hamams, passing through old harbor path.
You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
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.
Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional leather fashion show, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be directly dropped to agency office.
At the end of the tour, transfer to airport to get a flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival to airport you will be picked up by our agency representative and transfer 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!
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler will pay 15 % extra for single supplement.
Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
*Dr day room
Cappadocia 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.
- 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
- Tip to guide and driver
- Personal expenses
- Drink during lunch
- Medical insurance
Per person 435 USD with credit card and 415 USD with cash payment
Hot air balloon tour per person 170 USD with credit card, 160 USD with cash payment
How to book tour: 25% percent of the total amount is required for reservation and 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.
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