Sightseeing Turkey Tours – Day 1
Istanbul – Kayseri – Cappadocia (Lunch – Dinner)
Sightseeing Turkey Tours- Take the flight from Istanbul Ataturk airport to Kayseri. Arrival and meeting at Kayseri airport just outside the arrival’s gate with a sign bearing your name and drive to Cappadocia then tour to Kaymakli Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia.
Soganli Valley, an Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style Rock-Cut churches and frescoes. Villages in the valleys, surrounded by the “table top” mountains, are spectacular. Lunch and visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century); visit to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. Transfer to Hotel Cappadocia, dinner and overnight.
Sightseeing Turkey Tours – Day 2
Cappadokia – Konya (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Your journey continues to Konya, the famous old capital city of the Seljuk Turks. Visit the 13th century Sultanhani Caravanserai, a “hotel” for ancient traders and travellers. After lunch drive on to the Central Anatolia region, where you’ll find one of the most fantastic and indescribably beautiful landscapes in the world. Transfer to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Sightseeing Turkey Tours – Day 3
Konya – Pamukkale (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
After breakfast we will start our tour with Mevlana, “the whirling dervishes” – a scholar, teaching peace, love and tolerance. One of the most important Muslim philosophers. Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi introduced whirling as a method to achieve divine harmony. Following a lunch in a local restaurant in Konya we will head for Pamukkale. After dinner in the hotel in Pamukkale, you may like to relax at Thermal bath.
Sightseeing Turkey Tours – Day 4
Pamukkale – Selcuk – Kusadasi (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
Sightseeing Turkey Tours – After breakfast, we will visit the extensive ruins of Hierapolis – an ancient Roman city, well-known for its thermal baths and health centre. Cotton Castle or “Pamukkale” – magical and unique terraces and castles created by deposits of white limestone from thermal springs. This spectacular natural wonder is also in the World Heritage protection list of UNESCO.
Then, drive to Selcuk where we will explore the Ephesus – probably one of the largest and most outstanding archaeological site in existence. Some outstanding structures include: the Library of Celsius, The Grand Theatre, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street, Agora etc. It is also one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. The House of Virgin Mary – according to legend, Virgin Mary and St. John came to Ephesus and died here. Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Sightseeing Turkey Tours – Day 5
Kusadasi – Izmir – Istanbul (Breakfast)
After breakfast transfer to airport to take the flight from Izmir to Istanbul.
|Private Tour Prices – per person|
|2-3 adult||4-5 adults||6-7 adults||8-9 adults||Single sup|
– Hotel Accommodation
– Transportation, Parking & Tolls
– Entrance Fees
– Guide Fee (English Speaking Guide)
– Hotel & Restaurant Tipping
What’s NOT included?
– Expenses of personal nature
– Tips for the tour guide/driver
– Anything unless specified being included