10 Days Istanbul -Gobeklitepe –Mt. Nemrut –Zeugma –Cappadocia –Ephesus –Istanbul

With this land tour, you will have a chance to see the highlight places in Turkey such as Gobeklitepe, Mt. Nemrut, Zeugma, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Istanbul.

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$3,971

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Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 1x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • 9 nights accommodation in 4 star and Boutique hotels
    • Private A/C transportation
    • Private Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
    • All Entrance fees
    • Parking fees mentioned in itinerary
    • Tips for hotels & restaurants
    • All Domestic flights ( Istanbul – Cappadocia & Gaziantep – Izmir & Izmir – Istanbul )
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    What's excluded :
    • Tips for driver & guides
    • Personal Expenses
    • Meals not mentioned in itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport, Our representative will meet you at the airport with your name sign and private transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Tour (Breakfast)

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    09.00 a.m. 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.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 3: Istanbul to Cappadocia (Breakfast- Dinner

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival’s gate with a sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia. First meeting with Cappadocia, visiting Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys in Urgup which are the most popular and seen on advertisements.. That’s why people carved some pigeon houses to keep them in certain places. You will see that the houses for the pigeons are like the houses for the people. Then we descend into the center of the earth in the Kaymakli Underground City one of the largest and the deepest of 200 others in Cappadocia. After the tour program transfer to your hotel.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 4: Cappadocia (Breakfast- Dinner)


    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    Hot Air ballooning with sunrise (optional, extra)
    After breakfast, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; walking in Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. Lunch in Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, 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). Continue to Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 5: Cappadocia – Kahta (Breakfast- Dinner)


    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    Check out and departure from your hotel in Cappadocia, after the breakfast. Drive to Karatay Caravanserai and visit the caravanserai. On the way to Kahta (Nemrut) stop at Kahramanmaras for lunch and a taste of its famous ice cream. Arrive to the hotel in Kahta city.
Evening at leisure and overnight in Kahta.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 6: Mt. Nemrut – Urfa ( Gobekli Tepe) (Breakfast- Dinner)


    Stop At: Adiyaman, Adiyaman
    In the morning 03:30 am departure. 
Hike to the summit of the Mt. Nemrut (one of the most popular UNESCO world cultural heritage sites), watching the sunrise, be amazed by the colossal heads and statues of ancient deities, as you step into mythology. There we will hire small mini-buses to drive up the mountain. This extraordinary landmark rests at an elevation of 8000 ft. The mountain top complex is composed of two flattened areas strewn with
statues and separated by a false peak of crushed rock. Antiouchus built the entire complex approximately 2000 years ago as a monument to his divine ancestry. Also definitely take time to visit the old castle, Arsemeia, cross over the still functioning Cendere Bridge (Septimius Severus bridge) dating all the way back to the 3rd century and Tumulus Tomb of Karakus. Then drive back to the hotel for breakfast. Drive to Urfa on the way visit Ataturk dam and look over to the Ataturk Dam; a modern day wonder. We will also visit Sanliurfa Archaeology and Mosaic Museum. Overnight stay in Urfa.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 7: Urfa (GobekliTepe) - Gaziantep (Breakfast- Dinner)


    Stop At: Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa Province
    After breakfast & check out from the hotel, we will drive to Gobeklitepe which is one of the world's most important archaeological sites. At 12,000 years old, it was built before the advent of writing or pottery and is believed to be the world's oldest temple. After we visit Gobeklitepe, we will drive to Gaziantep. After the lunch, check in Hotel. Overnight in Gaziantep.
    (Entrance fees are included)
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 8: Gaziantep – Flight to Izmir & Ephesus Tour (Breakfast- Lunch - Dinner)


    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    After breakfast & check out from the hotel, drive to Gaziantep Airport for your flight to Izmir. Arrive in Izmir Airport. After landing, drive to Ephesus ( 45 minutes’ drive ) First visit the Artemis Temple where is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. Continue to Ephesus, walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them The State Agora, Odeon, Memnius Monument, the Temple of Domitian, , Polio Fountain, Curetes Street, The Trajan Fountain, The Baths of Scholastica, Hadrian Temple, Latrina, Celcus Library, the gate of Mihridates and Mazues, Commercial Agora and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.
    After Ephesus, lunch will be served in the garden of a local handicrafts center. Here you can see some of the traditional carpet weaving techniques used and enjoy viewing some splendid displays of beautiful carpets.
    After Lunch visit House of Virgin Mary. This house is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council of 431 in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared it a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed here.
    After the tour, we drive to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

    Duration: 9 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or a boutique class hotel.

    Day 9: Fly to Istanbul (Breakfast)


    Pass By: Sabiha Gökçen Havalimanı, Sanayi, 34906 Pendik/İstanbul, Turkey
    After breakfast & check out from the hotel, drive to Izmir Airport for your flight to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport. After landed, Transfer to your hotel Free afternoon and Overnight in Istanbul.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4 star or boutique class hotel

    Day 10: Home (Breakfast)

    Pass By: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Transfer to Airport to connect to your international flight and leave Turkey
    The end of our services.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will meet with you at Istanbul airports or from Istanbul city center hotels.Airports
    • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkey
    • Sabiha Gokcen International Airport, Sanayi, 34906 Pendik/İstanbul, Turkey
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with walking disabilities
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • In our tour, We stay in Covid19 Safety certificated hotels
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Curio Travel / Emir Dora Tur Ltd.

Activity ID: V-10390P72

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