Treasures of Turkey 10 Days

Treasures of Turkey 10 Days

Treasures of Turkey 10 Days

TOUR CODE:EPH-08B

Admire ancient city, Ephesus, House of Virgin Mary, Pamukkale and Hierapolis. Visit Didyma, Priene, Perge and Aspendos. Explore the hotspots of Cappadocia, such as Devrent imagination vale (a lunar landscape), Pasabaglar (Fairy chimneys), Avanos(pottery demonstration with the Hittite tecnique), the Pigeon valley (in a cave restaurant – open buffet), Uchisar rock-castle, Esentepe(panoramic view of Goreme valley) and Goreme open air museum (rock cut churches, frescos, monastery).

Tour Code Duration Location Price
EPH-08B11 Days 10 NightsAntalya Aydın Cappadocia Ephesus İzmir Priene Miletus Didyma Termessos Düden0 €uro
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ItineraryHighLigtsWhat Service
DAY 1 When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel.
Pickup at 19:00 from your hotel. When you arrive to Istanbul airport we will pick you up from airport and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 2 Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi or Selcuk
Pickup around 09:00 from bus station. Visit to Ephesus,one of the world famous archeological site, also probably the best preserved Classical cities in Europe. Have a nice time walking in the wide streets surrounding the ruins of the city. Temple of Artemis (Diana) is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Enjoy your lunch in the town before traveling to the House of the Virgin Mary, a site that is thought to be the place where the Virgin Mary spent her final days. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. When our tour finishes we transfer you to Izmir Airport for your flight back to istanbul. When you arrive at Istanbul airport we transfer you to your hotel.
DAY 3 Priene-Miletus-Didyma Tour from Kusadasi or Selcuk TOUR CODE:P-M-D-TOUR
Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. Tour starts with a hotel Pick up in the early morning at Priene, one of the most spectacular ancient Ionians cities. Then travel on to Miletus, admire its magnificent theatre and the Byzantine fortress above the acropolis. Last stop is famous Didyma, the largest Ionic Temple in the world, oracle of Apollo. Also huge, cracked head of Medusa lies in here which fell from the frieze long time ago. Lunch is included in the tour as well as transfer back to your hotel.
DAY 4 Pamukkale Tour
Pickup at 08:00 from your hotel. Pamukkale and Hierapolis will be visited with an expert guide. Discover top attractions of city such as Domitian Gate, Colannaded Gate, Cathedral, Red waters of Karahayit, Pamukkale Museum & The Travertines of Pamukkale.
DAY 5 ANTALYA HOTEL
Pickup at 11:00 from your hotel. We will take you from tour point or hotel and transfer to Denizli Bus Station. When you arrive to Antalya Bus Station we will meet and transfer to your hotel or tour point.
DAY 6 Perge, Aspendos & Kursunlu Waterfall Tour from Antalya
Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. We will depart in the morning to visit Perge, which was originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. We will visit the impressive colonnaded street, baths, nymphaeum and agora. See the fountain of the River God, where waters once poured down the centre of the city. We continue to Aspendos to see one of the best-preserved amphitheaters in the world, and the Manavgat Waterfalls. Finally a visit to the seaside town of Side for free time.
DAY 7 Termessos and Duden Waterfall Tour TOUR CODE:TER-DUD-TOUR TERMESSOS
Pickup at 08:30 from your hotel. The ruins of the city of Termessos was built at an attitude more than 1000 metree high at the south-west side of the mountain Solymos (modern-day Güllük Dağı) in the Taurus Mountains. A wild and splendid landscape surrounds the monumental traces of this city. Termessians (Pisidian people) lived in fortress city and guarded their independence fiercely. Alexander the Great was fought with the Romans and they accepted Termessos as an independent ally in 70 B.C. DUDEN WATERFALL: It is situated in DSY state park. It has been used as a settlement area dating back to 5th century BC. Ancient graves were built near the waterfall in 3rd century BC. Discharge of the of the river is 25 million m3 per year. It is 25 meters deep
DAY 8 When you arrive to Antalya Bus Station we will meet and transfer to your hotel or tour point.
Pickup at 20:00 from your hotel. When you arrive to Antalya Bus Station we will meet and transfer to your hotel or tour point.
DAY 9 Cappadocia Tour North
Pickup around 09:00 from bus station. Devrent Valley, also known as Imagination Valley to see the lunar landscape. Drive through this surreal place, watching volcanic cones and pillars. Listen to your guide recounts how the sculptures have been formed by erosion.
Afterward, drive through Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley. Discover how the area was named after the monks lived here in the 4th century AD and gaze at the mushroom-shaped pinnacles.
Then visit a restaurant for a delicious, local, otantic Anatolian lunch.
Next stop is the pottery-making town of Avanos. Join a pottery workshop to try your hand at pottery. Watch a pottery demonstration, and then try to make one for yourself.
Then drive to Pigeon Valley who offers spectacular views of the natural cliffs and the man-made caves and tunnels carved into the rock.
Next, the big rock on top of the hill in Uchisar , also known as Landlord’s Castle.The view from the top of this massive rock is amazing.
Next, watch the enchanting view of Goreme Valley from Esentepe.
Final stop of North Cappadocia Tour is Goreme Open-Air Museum, a UNESCO-listed place with cave churches, stunning frescos and monastery. Walk around these magical rocks. Learn how they were carved between the 10 and 12th centuries AD.
Afterward drop-off your hotel. Overnight Hotel
DAY 10 Cappadocia Tour South 1
Pickup at 09:30 from your hotel. Derinkuyu to explore the hand-carved tunnels and caves of the ancient Derinkuyu Underground City. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey and is one of several underground complexes found across Cappadocia.
Afterward, walk through Ihlara Valley for 4 km, watching very famous and interesting valley with many churches and underground caves.
Then visit a restaurant for a delicious, local, otantic Anatolian lunch.
Next stop is Belisirma Village. Although a small village, Belisirma is well known because of various ruins around it. The church ruins of Ala, Bezirhane, Karagedik and Direkli are Byzantine cave churches.
Then drive to Selime who has a breathtakingly beautiful and complex church compound cut into the rock.
South Cappadocia Tour final stop is Nar Lake, a volcanic crater lake, about 36 km southeast of Aksaray inCappadocia.
Afterward drop-off your hotel. Overnight Hotel
DAY 11
Pickup at 20:00 o’clock.
  • Cappadocia
  • Pamukkale
  • Ephesus
  • Antalya tour
  • Perge
  • Aspendos
  • Goreme valley
  • Pigeon valley
  • Uchisar
  • Avanos
  • Hierapolis
  • Artemis
  • Virgin Mary house

Inclusions

  • Hotels
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Local guide
  • Bus tickets
  • Entrance fees
  • Breakfast, Lunch

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Not wheelchair accessible