TURKEY TOURS #8F
Tour #8F - Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye by Flight from Istanbul
Gay Friendly Tours in Turkey. Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye, Dalyan, Caunos
5 Days & 4 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
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)
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
Day 4 - Saklikent & Tlos Tour.(B / L)
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,
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 : Dalyan & Caunos & Turtle Beach Tour (B / L)
This area is national 'treasure' of the country with its
unique wildlife and nature. Tour bus will take you first
to Dalyan (Caunos), and there you will board on to a
boat going up the river which will take you first to the
mud baths and then to a restaurant for lunch and finally
to the lovely beach for a long and joyful swim break;
where the endemic Caretta Caretta turtles lay their
eggs. These turtles can live up to 120 years, and they
are in danger of being extinct. High on the cliffs above
the Dalyan river you can see magnificently carved Lycian
royal rock tombs. In addition to the turtles, the Dalyan
delta is also home to many sea creatures like crabs,
which can be ordered as a delicious sea food at a little
cost. The area between the reeds is a maze of waterways.
Enjoy a day of peaceful nature. You will be transferred
to Dalaman Airport at the end of the tour
Dalaman > Istanbul evening flight. End of the package upon arrival at the airport in Istanbul.
PS: The order of some tours can be interchanged in this tour package.
1: The prices of the tours which involve transportations with planes are variable, depending on flight costs. Higher prices may apply based on flight costs on different dates / seasons. Early reservation is highly recommended to secure better prices. Tour itinerary can also be changed because of discordant flight schedules on the requested dates. We will do our best to keep the above itinerary and prices in most cases..
2:This tour is available only in summer season (May to September)
May & June & October
715 Euro per person in single rooms.
560 Euro per person in double rooms
530 Euro per person in triple rooms
July & August & September
755 Euro per person in single rooms.
590 Euro per person in double rooms
560 Euro per person in triple rooms
Tour prices will include:
VAT and other taxes.
Mentioned tours guided in English
Entrance fees for museums during the tours.
Compulsory local (TURSAB) travel ageny insurance.
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.
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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