TURKEY TOURS #8F
Tour #8F - Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye by Flight from Istanbul
Gay and Lesbian Friendly Tours in Turkey. Epehsus, Pamukkale, Fethiye
5 Days & 5 Nights Tour by Plane - Everyday Departure in Summer !
Day 1 - Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary (L / D)
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and
transferred to Ataturk Airport to attend early morning
flight from Istanbul to Izmir Airport (approximately 1
hour flight). Upon arrival you will be transferred to
Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary tour. From Kusadasi, you
travel north to St. John's Basilica, passing the
Byzantine fortress at Selcuk and the ruins of the Temple
of Artemis. Continue to Ephesus Open Museum. Enter
through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill
walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman
provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeum,
the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain
of Trajan and the Great Theater. Then drive up to the House of Virgin Mary
located in Bulbul Mountain and return to your hotels
early in the evening. Lunch during the tour, dinner and hotel
accommodation in Kusadasi is also included in tour program.
Day 2 - Pamukkale Hierapolis (B / L)
After breakfast in your hotel you will be picked up from
your hotel in Kusadasi and head off towards
will take a little over 2 hours. Upon arrival, you will
learn the history of this fascinating ancient city,
which has long since become famous for its thermal hot
water springs and spas. You will visit the amazing white
colored travertines, hot spring pools and water terraces
have been created by nature in millions of years on the
mountain slopes of Pamukkale and the ancient city of
Hierapolis which has the biggest ancient Necropolis of
Turkey with 1200 gravestones.
At the end of Pamukkale tour you will be transferred
to Fethiye bus which will be arriving around
midnight. You will be transferred to your hotel in
Fethiye for overnight stay
Day 3 - Butterfly Valley Boat Trip (B / L / D)
you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to
the boat departing at around 10:00 am. in the morning
for the magnificent
boat trip taking off from Oludeniz (Blue Lagoon). The boat will first
stop at the beautiful Blue Cave for a swimming break.
The next stop will be the wonderful Butterfly Valley. If
you are lucky, you may see the hundreds of different
types of butterflies in this amazing valley. After lunch
in the boat we will cruise to Saint Nicholas Island (Gemiler
adasi) to see the ruins and church. A perfect water will
invite us for snorkeling and it will be a day you will
always remember. You will be transferred to your hotels
at the end of the tour. Overnight in Fethiye. .
Day 4 - Saklikent & Tlos Tour.(B / L / D)
You will be picked
up from your hotel and drive to
Tlos to see the Lycian,
Byzantine and Ottoman ruins; which was also the
home of the Pegasus. Rock tombs, a theatre and the
hilltop castle; which has amazing panoramic views are
the highlights. From
here we will head to the beautiful trout farm of Yakapark. The soothing sound of
ever flowing ice-cold
waters gushing out of every rock bottom and tree root,
and the cool atmosphere will make you forget routine
worried of the modern life for a minute . After lunch we will
proceed to Saklikent. Situated near Tauros mountains,
between Fethiye and Kas town Saklikent, ("Hidden
Valley") is the longest and deepest gorge in
Turkey. We will walk about
one kilometer through water until we reach the. Gorge.
PS: Remember to dress appropriately - you will get wet,
and avoid taking big expensive un-waterproof cameras!
Day 5 - Free Day in Fethiye (B / D)
After the rush of 4
day's tours in a row it is a good idea to have a free
day in Fethiye for some leisure activities. On this last
day you can go to
lagoon) for swimming, sip your
Turkish coffee in one of the many cafe-shops by the
Fethiye waterfront, or do some souvenir shopping in Paspatur
(old market district of Fethiye). Additional Dalyan &
Kaonus tour can also be arranged for those who do not
feel tired enough (30 Euro pp), if requested.
Day 6 - Flight to Istanbul (B)
Transfer to Dalaman
Airport for morning / early afternoon flight. End of the
tour upon your arrival to Ataturk Airport.
PS: The order of Fethiye tours may be interchanged.
1:The price of this tour is dependent on flight costs and can be higher from day to day and season to season; so higher prices may apply based on flight costs, especially on special days or weekends. Early reservation is highly recommended to secure these prices. Tour program can also be changed because of flight rates / times/ availabilities.
2:This tour is available only in summer season (May to September)
1 x 795 Euro pp for 1 person staying in single rooms.
2 x 620 Euro pp for 2 people staying in double rooms
3 x 575 Euro pp for 3 people staying in triple rooms
Tour prices will include:
VAT and other taxes.
Mentioned tours guided in English
Entrance fees for museums during the tours.
All connecting transfers in between the tour period as mentioned.
Some meals indicated as B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner
Accommodation in 3 / 4 Star Hotels - Click here for the list of possible hotels we book for these package tours.
Tour prices do not include:
Anything not mention in this itinerary clearly.
Compulsory local (TURSAB) travel ageny insurance.
Small surcharges may apply for credit card payments.
We will request some 25-30 % of the total service cost in advance to finalize reservation procedures. We will send you a very detailed information with payment options when we receive your request.
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