This is the best program to visit popular highlights in a short time. We will visit Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Hipodromme, Blue Mosque, Grand bazaar in Istanbul. Ephesus, The House of Virgin Mary, Artemission temple in Ephesus, White Terraces and Hierapolis in Pamukkale, Whirling Dervishes museum in Konya, Underground city, Goreme, Uchisar in Cappadocia and many more.
Day 1 : Arrival to Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, meet by our representative and private transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 2 : Full Day Istanbul Tour (B)
After breakfast pick up from hotel and our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace ,Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place.Visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: Istanbul & Full Day / Ephesus Tour (B,L,D)
Transfer to Istanbul airport to take an early flight to Izmir. Your driver and guide will be ready to meet you at the Izmir airport and begin your tour with a visit to the Ephesus area with Ephesus Antique City (Hillside Houses are excluded), Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world; Virgin Mary’s House and St. John Church. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4: Full Day / Pamukkale Tour (B,L,D)
Early departure for Pamukkale. On the way visit to Aphrodisias and the museum. Later, have a lunch. Then drive to visit the ancient Hierapolis with the Theatre, Apollo Temple and magnificent Necropolis, the graveyard in Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 5: Konya Tour / Cappadocia (B,L,D)
Early departure for Cappadocia. Drive to and explore the Mausoleum of Mevlana, then proceed to Karatay Theological School in which beautiful tiles are on display. After lunch 13th century Seljukian masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai and arrival in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6: Full Day / Cappadocia Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast, visit Pigeon Valley near Uchisar; then proceed to the Open Air Museum in Goreme through Avcilar Valley and visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Lunch in a restaurant and then visit to Kaymakli Underground City, the place early Christians hid from persecutors. Pasabagi in Zelve region and Avanos with shopping facilities for the world-wide famous handicrafts. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7: Cappadocia - Istanbul (B,L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport according to your flight time to Istanbul. Arrival at Istanbul airport. Meet the representative and transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 8: Home (B,L,D)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and private transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight back home. End of services.