Are you dreaming of visiting the most known regions of Turkey? The Blue & White Turkey Tour can make your dreams come true. Join this 5-day excursion and get the opportunity to visit important sites, enjoy breath taking views, admire the beauty of nature at its best and relax in tranquil settings. This 5-day experience is the ideal option for those who wish to explore as much as possible within a limited timeframe. If you are looking for Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia this tour is also ideal for you.
The 5-day tour package begins with an early morning flight from Istanbul. A car will pick you up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer you to the airport. Upon landing in Izmir, members of our team will welcome you and drive you to a hotel in Kuşadası. The first day of the excursion is free of schedule, so you can explore the city as you wish and enjoy some interesting and fun activities.
After a tasty and freshly made breakfast, a comfortable bus will transfer you to Ephesus. An experienced tour guide will accompany you during this sightseeing experience in order to provide interesting information about the monuments and sites. The first stop included in the schedule is the infamous Temple of Artemis. A visit at the ancient city of Ephesus is also included. This site will impress you with its history and upgraded aesthetics.
Once the guided tour in Ephesus is over, a lunch break will take place at a local restaurant. Then, you will also have the opportunity to visit two important religious sites in the area, Isabey Mosque and the House of Virgin Mary. Participants will enjoy an hour of free time at Şirince village before returning to the hotel.
During the morning, after the breakfast, a fully air conditioned bus will transfer you to Pamukkale. The road trip is approximately 3 hours but includes some short stops for your own comfort. Upon arrival at Pamukkale, a lunch break will take place at a charming and cosy restaurant where you can relax and enjoy a tasty meal.
The tour guide will then guide you to the famous Cotton Cliffs. This natural wonder will take your breath away with its majestic and imposing backdrop. It is a white-colour mountain with naturally-shaped terraces filled with thermal water. The schedule includes also a visit at the ancient city of Hierapolis where you can observe the ruins and listen to the city’s history.
For those who wish to explore what else Pamukkale has to offer, free time will be offered from the afternoon until the evening time. During the night, participants will travel with an over-night bus towards Cappadocia. The road trip is long but several stops will be made for your own comfort.
The tour of Cappadocia includes visits at some of the most known valleys of the regions, The Devrent and Monks valleys. Get ready to observe imposing rock formations and spectacular fairy chimneys while walking around these beautiful valleys. The exploration includes also a visit at Avanos town. The town has a long tradition in pottery, thus you will visit an amazing pottery workshop. At Avanos a lunch break will also take place.
Another interesting stop follows at Goreme Open Air Museum, a key location for the early Christian period. This site is the most visited in Cappadocia as it includes cave houses, churches and monasteries. You will also be able to enjoy panoramic views of Goreme during your visit at Uchisar Castle. During the afternoon, participants will be transferred to a hotel in Cappadocia in order to rest and spend their evening.
On the last day, after breakfast, a fully air conditioned bus will drive you to the starting point of your exploration which is the Red Valley. After spending some time there, you will visit Çavuşin Village in order to unfold the history of the settlement and enjoy a lunch at a nearby restaurant. The tour in south Cappadocia includes also visit at the infamous Pigeon Valley and at the majestic Kaymakli Underground City.
The tour finishes during the afternoon and participants will be transferred to a nearby airport so they can fly back to Istanbul. Landing is expected during the night and a comfortable car will be there in order to drop you off at your hotel. The Blue & White 5-day tour will surely offer you unique memories and revitalize your spirit.
Cappadocia – Ephesus – Pamukkale – Troy – Gallipoli
Are you dreaming of visiting the most known regions of Turkey? The Blue & White Turkey Tour can make your dreams come true. Join this 5-day excursion and get the opportunity to visit important sites, enjoy breath taking views, admire the beauty of nature at its best and relax in tranquil settings. This 5-day experience is the ideal option for those who wish to explore as much as possible within a limited timeframe.
Flight to Izmir: The 5-day tour begins with a flight from Istanbul to Izmir. Members of our team will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport, from where the flight departs early in the morning.
Free Day in Kusadasi: Upon landing, a modern car will drive you to a hotel in Kusadasi. This first day of the tour is free of schedule. Thus, take your time to explore Kusadasi and enjoy some fun and interesting activities.
Temple of Artemis: After the breakfast at the hotel, a fully air conditioned and modern bus will take you to the first stop of the day, the infamous Temple of Artemis. This temple is listed as one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world due to the size that used to have and the exceptional aesthetics. Now visitors can observe the ruins of this temple.
Ephesus: The guided tour continues at the ancient city of Ephesus. This settlement used to be the second most important city after Rome and has multiple ruins and structures to explore. Among others, you will visit the ancient theatre, the marble streets, the houses and some temples. By the end of this sightseeing, a lunch will be offered at a local restaurant.
Religious Sites: The guided tour in Ephesus continues with a visit at the house where Virgin Mary spent her last days. This charming house is surrounded by a tranquil landscape that will offer you a sense of relaxation. In addition to that, you will also visit Isabey Mosque. This mosque is an exquisite example of Ottoman architecture.
Sirince Village: Participants will enjoy some free time at Sirince in order to explore the village’s local culture, taste some traditional products or just relax before returning to the hotel.
Road trip to Pamukkale: The third day of this excursion includes a tour in Pamukkale. After a delicious breakfast at the hotel, participants will enjoy a road trip for approximately 3 hours. In order to make your journey more comfortable, several short stops are included.
Lunch: By the time you arrive to Pamukkale, a lunch will be served at a local restaurant. During this time you may also relax from the road trip and enjoy your time in a nice setting.
Cotton Cliffs: The first place to visit in Pamukkale is the infamous Cotton Castle where you can observe the well-known travertines with the thermal water. This imposing white-washed mountain is a natural wonder not to be missed.
Hierapolis: The tour guide will then take you to visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. With a variety of important ruins, this archaeological site has a long history worth exploring. There you can observe roman baths, an ancient theatre, houses and a necropolis.
Free Time: After the exploration of the ancient city, the guide will offer you some free time to explore Pamukkale according to your wishes. During this time, you may visit the antique thermal pool and swim in order to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of the water.
Over-night bus to Cappadocia: During the evening, you will travel to Cappadocia with a comfortable over-night bus. The road trip is almost 10 hours but it includes several stops for your own comfort.
Valleys: The first day in Cappadocia includes visits at two famous spots, the Devrent and the Monks Valley. The landscape is unique as imposing rock formations and fairy chimneys create a truly special atmosphere. Walk around, take some photos and admire the beauty of nature during your time there.
Avanos Town: This small town is known for having a long tradition in pottery and ceramics. There you will visit a pottery workshop in order to observe how the items are produced. You may also purchase some souvenirs. After that, you will have a lunch break at a local restaurant.
Goreme Open Air Museum: This is probably the most visited site in Cappadocia. Accompanied by the tour guide, you will walk around and observe churches and monasteries that were carved into rocks during the early Christian period.
Uchisar Castle: The last stop of the day is ideal for some beautiful photos. Uchisar Castle is situated at the highest point of Cappadocia and ensures magnificent panoramic views over the valleys. During the afternoon you will return back to the hotel.
Valleys: After a breakfast at the hotel, the last day of your excursion begins. During this day, you will visit another two famous valleys. Red Valley is famous for having some interesting rock formations of red colour. The Pigeon Valley has fairy chimneys with pigeons’ nests.
Cavusin Village: The guide will then take you to explore Cavusin village. This abandoned settlement has charming stone-made and cave houses. The tour guide will also unfold the village’s history during your time there. After that, a lunch break follows.
Kaymakli Underground City: The last site to visit in Cappadocia is the Kaymakli Underground City. It was constructed by early Christians who sought protection. The underground city has an enormous size with various floors and multiple rooms.
Flight to Istanbul: During the afternoon, you will be transferred to the airport in order to fly back to Istanbul. A car will be waiting for you upon landing to drive you back to your hotel.