3-Day Pamukkale Ephesus Cappadocia with Flights from Istanbul

Visit the three most popular tourist destinations in Turkey on an express 3 days tour from Istanbul by plane. You will join local shared group tours in Pamukkale, Ephesus, Cappadocia, and experience the history and beautiful landscapes of these places in 3 short days. The tour departs and returns to Istanbul by plane. For an even more unforgettable experience, wake up early for a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the fairy chimneys (optional).

per adult from

$807

NZD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 2 nights accommodation including breakfast
    • Professional, licensed tour guide at the day trips
    • Domestic flights : Istanbul to Denizli(Pamukkale) - Izmir to Cappadocia - Cappadocia to Istanbul
    • Day Trips : Pamukkale & Hierapolis tour, Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary tour, Cappadocia Red tour
    • Experiences : Standard category hot air balloon ride (Optional)
    • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
    • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
    • Entry/Admission - Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport
    • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Balloon Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Devrent Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Avanos Oren Yeri
    • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Pasabag
    • Entry/Admission - Uchisar Castle
    What's excluded :
    • Dinner & Drinks

  • Day 1: Flight from Istanbul to Pamukkale - Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour - Transfer to Kusadasi

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    We will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul and then transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight to Cardak-Denizli.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Çaltı, Denizli Çardak Havaalanı, Çardak/Denizli, Turkey
    Upon arrival Denizli, our another driver will meet you at the exit gate of arrival terminal and then transfer to Pamukkale town for your full-day tour to Pamukkale National Park & Hierapolis Ancient City.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkey
    The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinus Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool. And then, You will take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Free time for about 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. Then meet with the guide, start walking in the middle of travertines from up to down without shoes and socks.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Pamukkale, Pamukkale
    You will get your lunch in a local restaurant at the Pamukkale town. After lunch, you will have experience about the traditional handcraft workshop or ONYX workshop.
    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
    After you completed your Pamukkale & Hierapolis tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi. The departure time of that transfer is approx. 04:00pm. That's why, there could be a short free time for you before the departure of transfer to Kusadasi.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: You will take your lunch in a local restaurant.
    Accommodation included: Ilayda Hotel (or equivalent hotel) at Kusadasi - City Center Hotel

    Day 2: Full-day Ephesus Tour - Transfer to Izmir Airport - Flight to Cappadocia

    Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
    After having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel and then start the full-day Ephesus tour. ** The pick up time is between 08.00am and 09.00am. The exact pick-up time depend the daily organisation timing and location of the hotel of passengers. The local tour operator will inform you exact pick-up time one day before.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
    Your first visit will be the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. Once you arrive there you will be thrilled by the natural beauty that surrounds the monument.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
    Your next visit will be the Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Also Celsus Library and theater in Ephesus are the other highlights. In Ephesus you will see, Celcus Library, Temple of Hadrian, the fountain of Trajan and the Theater.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Selcuk, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
    You will take your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant.
    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
    The next stop of your tour will be at the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, standing today next to Ephesus antique city.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Isa Bey Mosque, Selcuk Turkey
    You will visit also Isa Bey Mosque, which is a beautiful example of Seljuk Turkish architecture in an atmospheric location. It is the oldest known example of Turkish mosques with a courtyard.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Dokuz Eylül, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir, Turkey
    After you completed your Ephesus tour, we will transfer you to Izmir airport for your flight to Cappadocia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    Upon arrival Cappadocia airport, our another driver will meet you at the exit gate of arrival terminal and then transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: You will take your breakfast at hotel. The breakfast time of hotel is between 07.00am and 10.00am.
    • Lunch: You will take your lunch in a local restaurant.
    Accommodation included: Vintage Cave Hotel (or equivalent hotel) at Cappadocia - Cave Boutique Hotel

    Day 3: Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional) - Cappadocia Red Tour - Flight Back to Istanbul

    Stop At: Cappadocia Balloon Tours, Göreme Açık Hava Müze Yolu Caddesi, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    Your hot air balloon ride experience will start before sunrise when your company collects you by mini bus. (The pick-up time is between 03.30am and 06.00am. That timing depends the sunrise time of season / your tour date.) You will then be taken for a light breakfast before going to the take-off site. Watch your balloon inflate at the sun rises and then hop in your basked for a magical 1 hour (approx.) flight over Cappadocia. Marvel at the magnificent views as your balloon slowly floats up into the sky. As the sun starts to rise on the horizon, notice the purple and pinks that illuminate the sky, setting a stunning backdrop to the environment. Look below at the Cappadocia’s signature volcanic spires, plateaus, fairy chimneys, and villages. Admire the unique geologic forces, like wind, floodwater, and volcanic activity, that have formed this beautiful region over millennia. After one hour, slowly descend back to earth, as the formations you saw from above begin to appear closer. Hold tight for a smooth landing, then celebrate your return to earth with a souvenir certificate to remember this occasion. At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    ** Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you will be refunded the cost of hot air balloon ride.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    After having breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel and then start the full-day Cappadocia tour. ** The pick up time is between 09.00am and 10.00am. The exact pick-up time depend the daily organisation timing and the local tour operator will inform you exact pick-up time one day before.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkey
    The day tour of Cappadocia will begin with an exploration of Devrent Valley (also known as Imagination Valley), where we will see the different types of Fairy Chimney formations, which formed almost 30 million years ago.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkey
    Avanos is the town of traditional pottery art, thus. Before your lunch, You will visit one of the family work-shops in Avanos to have some information about the pottery and have a kick-wheel-pottery demonstration. After this cultural experience, you will take your lunch in one of the traditional restaurants in Avanos.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
    The stop at Goreme Open Air Museum allows you to discover some of the best cave churches of the 530, and kitchens, wineries, storages, living rooms left from Anatolian Christians. Goreme Open Air Museum is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pasabag, Urgup Turkey
    You will then stop in Pasabag, where you will see the most interesting fairy chimneys, resembling those seen in the Hobbit and Smurfs.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
    The next stop will be at Uchisar Castle which best point for take photo of Cappadocia.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    The tour will be finished approx. 04.30pm-05.00pm. and we will transfer you to Cappadocia airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Upon arrival Istanbul, we will meet you at the exit gate of arrival terminal and then transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: You will take your breakfast at hotel. The breakfast time of hotel is between 07.00am and 10.00am.
    • Lunch: You will take your lunch in a traditional local restaurant.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: İstanbul, Turkey
    2: Pamukkale, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey
    3: Kuşadası, Aydın, Turkey
    4: Selçuk, İzmir, Turkey
    5: İzmir, Turkey
    6: Cappadocia, Turkey
    7: Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    8: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
    9: Avanos, Nevşehir, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The hotel pick-up & drop-off services are valid for the central hotels in Istanbul, and airports of Istanbul. If you would like get the pick-up & drop-off services from the hotels near / outside Istanbul, please ask the availability of this service for your hotel.
    Departure Time :
    4:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the double or triple room. If you would like stay at single room, there should be single room supplement cost.
    • Your accommodation will be in Ilayda Hotel/Kusadasi & Vintage Cave Hotel/Cappadocia. If those hotels are not available for standard/superior rooms on your travel dates, the local tour operator can change it to equivalent hotel. The local tour operator will inform you that detail next 72 hours after your booking to this trip.
    • The pick-up time details are approximately. The team of local tour operator will contact you each day for give you information about the exact pick-up time details of next day.
    • The local tour operator will send the e-tickets of your domestic flights six days before of your departure date. Some days, there are no direct flight between Cappadocia and Izmir(Ephesus). That's why, this domestic flight could be a connecting flight if there are no direct flight on your travel date.
    • You will have 15kg luggage + 8kg hand bag quota for each domestic flight. If you will need more luggage capacity, please inform that to us.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
    • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximately flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket. The flight duration could be 50-55 minutes or 65-70 minutes. This situation depend the weather conditions before landing. Total activity duration is approximately 3 hours.
    • Pick-up Time for Hot Air Balloon Ride : Summer (April to October) 03:30am to 05:00am - Winter (November to March) 05:00am to 06:00am. Exact pick-up time will be informed you at the late afternoon one day before.
    • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you will be refunded the cost of hot air balloon ride.
    • There are no any guiding service by the licensed tour guide for hot air balloon ride. The staff and pilots will assist you on your balloon ride experience.
    • The children who 6 years old and under are not allowed to balloon tours.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • 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
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants, hotels. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing in restaurants & hotels. Max 60% guest capacity in restaurants & hotels (except small boutique hotels). Hotels will have the Covid-19 accredited certification which confirmed by government.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Turkey Experiences

Activity ID: V-236057P145

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