Turkey Package Tours
(Bus Tour #4)

EPHESUS, PAMUKKALE, CAPPADOCIA TOUR

4 Days & 5 Nights


Budget Turkey tour package by bus with everyday departure tours from Istanbul. 5 nights 4 days

Affordable Turkey Tours by Bus



Day 1 : Istanbul - Kusadasi Overnight Bus

Transfer to bus at around 20:00 o'clock pm from old city, Sultanahmet.
This tour package will start with an overnight bus ride to Kusadasi with new model, air-conditioned coaches. Bus rides are especially recommended for people who also want to see the great land panorama of Turkey on the way. Besides this will save you from the cost of that night's hotel accommodation.
Please note:  The departure time may change depending on season but you will be informed of exact departure time after you make your reservation. Long-distance intercity transportation during this package will be provided by new model, air-conditioned coaches. In Turkey there are no bathrooms in the buses, but they stop off several times at some cafe-restaurants along the way where you can use bathrooms, eat or drink something.

Day 2 : Ephesus Tour (L/D)

Your bus will arrival to Kusadasi early in the morning and you will be transferred to Ephesus tour. Besides being a popular summer resort, Kusadasi is also a major base for visiting many neighborhood ancient sights. Get ready to visit the city which once held one of the seven wonders of ancient times.

Full day tour of Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary, including transfers, entrance fees, guide. Lunch during the tour is included.
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. The Theater had seating for 25,000, was the site where St. Paul preached to the Ephesians, and is used today for a local spring festival.
House of the Virgin Mary - The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered.
What you see along the way: 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 then up to the House of Virgin Mary located in Bulbul Mountain. After the visit head for the upper gate of Ephesus. By the end of touring Ephesus, return to Kusadasi.
Dinner in your hotel is included.
Overnight in Kusadasi hotel included
Notes: Ephesus and some other tours requires walking long distances over uneven surfaces.  Comfortable walking shoes are advised. During mid summer, bring along some water and use suitable sun protection.

Day 3 : Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour. Overnight bus to Cappadocia. (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel included
Pamukkale & Hierapolis tour including transfers, entrance fees, guide.
A miracle of Nature (Pamukkale) and one of the most prominent city of ancient times (Hierapolis) are just next to each other waiting to be discovered by you. You must not miss this ! Visiting 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 in present Turkey with 1200 gravestones.
Lunch during the tour is included
Overnight bus to Cappadocia, arriving next day in the morning..

Day 4 : Arrival & Cappadocia Tour (L)

Your bus will arrive in Cappadocia next day early in the morning. Get ready for a day full of surprises.
Full day Northern Cappadocia tour including transfers, guide and entrance fee. This tour will cover the most famous parts of the region such as Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos, Urgup,  Dervent Valley and other sites.
Lunch included, which will be served during the tour in a nice Turkish Restaurant.
Transfer back to hotel at the end of the tour.
Overnight in hotel in Cappadocia

Day 5 : Cappadocia Tour - Overnight Bus to Istanbul (B/L)

Breakfast in your hotel included
Full day Southern Cappadocia Tour including transfers, entrance fees and lunch.
One day is never enough to see the wonders of the vast Cappadocia region, which partially covers 3 provinces of the country. Minimum 2 day tour is a must after coming all the way. You have so many things more to see on your second day, your eyes wide open in amazement. The second day's itinerary will be like this. This tour will cover Pigeon (Guvercinlik) Valley, Uchisar Castle, Kaymakli Valley and other minor sites.
Lunch included; in a lovely Turkish Restaurant during the day tour.
Overnight bus to Cappadocia, arriving next day in the morning

Day 6 : Morning Arrival in Istanbul

End of our service with your arrival to the main bus station in Istanbul, next day at around 7:30-08:00 am.

PS: The order of some tours in this package can be interchanged.

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Tour Prices


420 Euro per person in single room
360 Euro per person in double room
340 Euro per person in triple room
Winter Discount: 5 % winter discount from November 01-March 31, except Christmas period (December 23-January 03)

Tour prices include:
All taxes.
Mentioned guided day tours with lunch.
Entrance fees for museums
Accommodation in private rooms at 3 star or equal quality special class boutique hotels.
Some meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
Intercity transportations by new model, non-smoking, air-conditioned long distance coaches
All connecting transfers in between the tour period.

Not Included
Drinks during any meals. (which is a standard practice in Turkish tourism)
Personal expenses and any service not explicitly mentioned in the tour program.
Surcharges may apply for credit card payments, about which you will be informed in advance.
Compulsory local (TURSAB) travel insurance.



Possible additions :
Airport transfers, hotel accommodation and daily city tours in Istanbul before or after this tour package.
Hot air balloon flight at sunrise before the Cappadocia tour on the 5th day with highly discounted prices
Extra day in Cappadocia + Ihlara Valley tour if requested.
Extra day and other daily tours in Kusadasi can be added.

Payment and reservation:
We will request 15-20 % of the total tour price in advance to complete your tour reservation. You can make the advance payment from our secure online payment link or by mail order. The remaining payment can be made when you arrive to Istanbul. We accept all major credit cards and cash payments can also be also made in Euros Turkish Liras, US Dollars, British Pounds or other international currencies from local cross rates valid on the payment date.

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What is a package tour ?
A package tour is the combination of variety of local tours in different cities in the most practical and economic way, which can be done by professional travel agencies only. Please kindly note that these are package tours rather than typical group tours and you will actually be independent in hotels and during the transportation (bus or plane) except join other people during the daily excursion tours included in the itineraries. The itineraries are organized considering best transportation options. Our agency's basic function here is that, everything will be organized by us and will be ready for you (bus or plane tickets, hotels vouchers, tours as well as most connecting transfers) in advance, and you will not have to deal with each separately, and besides pay much less than you would book them by yourself.

You can customize these tours
Tour prices are valid for mostly 3, some 4 star or similar quality boutique hotels. Each of these tours can be upgraded or customized for your personal requirement. Hotels can be upgraded to 4 star, or 5 star hotels and additional hotel accommodation + free day can be added to each tour at any destinations you prefer, bus rides can be replaced with domestic flights where available, Istanbul departure and arrivals can easily be replaced by other cities of Turkey. 

Important Notice:
Except peak summer season, Istanbul Airports are where almost all international flights lands when you come to Turkey. Istanbul leg is not included in any of these packages. To be able to join them comfortably, you need to add minimum 1 night stay in Istanbul to the end & beginning of these package tours - unless your international flights are matching perfectly and you do not want to risk consequences of any possible delays. We can additionally book your hotels and tours in Istanbul if requested. Some tours can also be arranged starting from / ending in other major cities as well.

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INFORMATION
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Cappadocia
Cappadocia by Bus
In ancient geography, Cappadocia or Cappadocia (Turkish: Kapadokya) was the name of the extensive inland district of Asia Minor (modern Turkey). Cappadocian region is the place where nature and history come together most beautifully within the world. While geographic events are forming Peribacalari (fairy chimneys), during the historical period, humans had carried the signs of thousand years old civilizations with carving houses and churches within these earth pillars and decorating them with frisks.
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Ephesus
During both the Hellenistic and Roman periods Ephesus was the most important port and cultural center of the eastern world. The remains of the city are still spellbinding today. Of all the ancient cities of Turkey, Ephesus is the best preserved and most visited in all ages and is as popular as it was in ancient times
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Pamukkale & Hierapolis
Pamukkale is one of the most enchanting and remarkable sights in the whole of Turkey with the great dazzling white plateau, almost 400 feet high, rising in a curtain of stalagmites and shallow pools, giving one into another on hundreds of different levels, and ancient city of Hierapolis located on this plateau. The great baths were constructed in the second century and are so well-preserved that they now serve as a museum. The impressive and recently restored theatre, the Martyrium of St. Philip the Apostle of the 5th century – a colonnaded street erected by Domitian, a monumental gate of the same period, another bath stretching on for over a Mile, the necropolis with a fascinating variety of tombs and sarcophagus are the famous monuments of this antique city.
 

 


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