Visit Cappadocia, Pamukkale (Hierapolis), Sardis, Aphrodisisas, Kusadasi, Ephesus on this 7-day trip.
Istanbul Ataturk Internatioal Airport or from your hotel.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Visit Cappadocia, Pamukkale (Hierapolis), Aphrodisisas, Kusadasi, Ephesus on this 7-day trip.
You will be met and taken to your hotel for a welcome briefing.
Today, we will visit several of Turkey’s most famous museums and mosques including; Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), St Sophia, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar (Breakfast and Dinner).
Today we will fly to Cappadocia . Arriving in Cappadocia, we will enjoy the unique landscape of wind and rain eroded volcanic rock formations. We will tour the amazing underground churches and cities carved into the rocks by early Christians. We will stay in Cappadocia for two nights (Breakfast and Dinner).
Going off the tourist track, we will have wonderful strolls where we visit small villages and discover the unknown Cappadocia. We will visit Goreme, Pasabagi, Uchisar and Kaymakli underground city (Breakfast and Dinner).
Today, we will fly to Izmir. On the way to Pamukkale, we will visit the ancient Sardis, which was the capital of Lydia. We will drive to Pamukkale, which is also called “Hierapolis”, this city has an incredible necropolis, the city of the dead, and is world famous for its calcium-travertines. We will stay in a spa hotel. At the hotel, you can swim in the heated pools of enriched mineral water. Overnight is in Pamukkale. (Breakfast and Dinner)
Today we will drive to Aphrodisias, the city of art dedicated to the Goddess Aphrodite. The marble theatre there is beautiful and the immense stadium, which is the largest and best preserved in the world, seats over 35,000. We will also visit the museum in Aphrodisias. We will drive to Kusadasi where we will stay one night. (Breakfast and Dinner).
Today, we will explore Ephesus in the morning and fly to Istanbul in the late afternoon. Today, we will explore the incredible city of Ephesus and see its colossal Greek Theater, which is still used for performances today. Among the many things we will be seeing are the Marble Road, the Celsus Library and the Temple of Diana. We will also visit the house, where Virgin Mary lived her final days (Breakfast).