Cradle of Civilizations (5 Day Tour - from Istanbul)
Turkey - Istanbul - Cappadocia - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Konya - Ankara - Marmaris

Activities

Sightseeing

History & Heritage

Local Highlights

City Tour

Cultural Tour

Religious Tour

Multi-Day

Overview

Early morning flight or night before bus to Ankara.

Day 1

Visit Anatolian Civilizations (Hittite) Museum and Mausoleum of ATATÜRK in Ankara. Continue to Cappadocia via Salt Lake. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 2

Full day tour of Cappadocia. Citadel of Uçhisar, the open-air museum of Göreme Valley with “Fairy Chimneys”, Underground City of Kaymaklı, Paşabağ (Monks’) Valley and Avanos. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 3

Early departure for Konya, the city of the "Whirling Dervishes". On the way, visit the 13th century Seldjoukian Sultanhan Caravanserai. Visit to the Mausoleum of Mevlana, world famous philosopher and poet and his theological school of the whirling dervishes. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 4

Visit the ancient city of Hierapolis with the ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard, Roman Baths, Basilica, a unique formation of petrified calcium cliffs and stalactites. Drive to Aphrodisias, well preserved Greco-Roman settlement dedicated to Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love. Dinner at hotel and overnight in Kuşadası.

Day 5

Visit the ancient Ionian city of Ephesus, the Roman Capital of Asia Minor, House of Virgin Mary and St. John Basilica. Lunch and drive to İzmir for evening flight or night bus to İstanbul.

Additional Information

  • Tour rates include;
    • Round trip plane or bus tickets
    • Round trip transfers from/to central hotels
    • English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request)
    • Half-board accommodation at 4* hotels (breakfast & dinner)
    • Lunch during tours
    • Museum entrance fees and V.A.T.

  • Exclude drinks and transfer from the bus station to the hotel in İstanbul at the end of the tour in the bus package.
  • Hotels can be upgraded to 5* with a supplement of € 110.5/night/room
  • 10% discount for children below the age 5, free for the ages of 0-2.

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Languages
  • English
  • Turkish
Preferences
  • Child-friendly
  • 1 - 3 People
  • 5 Day(s)
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