9 days in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus

 This itinerary was carried out by a Brazilian family in the month of November 2018.

 See how it was and if you like it, we can do it with you too.

First Day –  ISTANBUL

Arrival in Istanbul at 7:30 am, reception at the airport with a poster with the name of a member of the group. Private transfer to Hotel Adamar.

Arrival at the hotel, installation in the rooms, then meeting with the guide. He waits in the hotel lobby around 10.30. It is interesting to take a copy of the passport for the tours, but not the original.

With particular van we visit the following points:

  • Mosque of Rustem Pasha;
  • Spice Market;
  • Boat trip on the Bosphorus;
  • Palace of Dolmabahce where the royal family of the sultanate era dominated;
  • This tour ends around 7:00 p.m.

Overnight in Istanbul.

Second Day –  ISTANBUL

Meet at the hotel with the guide at 9am or another time of your choice. Departure on foot and visit to the following points:

  • Roman Hippodrome;
  • Blue Mosque;
  • Hagia Sophia;
  • Basilica Cistern;
  • Great Bazaar;

Overnight in Istanbul.

Third Day –  KAYSERI

At 10.15 am, private transfer to Ataturk airport. After packing, we go to the center of Cappadocia, Goreme, where our hotel is and where we can take the famous balloon ride.(90 km from the airport to the hotel);

NOTE: You can leave the belongings in the hotel. It is preferable to take only what is necessary.

Arriving at the hotel, we will check in and stay;

Accommodation in Cappadocia.

Fourth Day – CAPADÓCIA

The balloon ride is very early in the morning. The company will meet you at the hotel around 5:30 in the morning (the  Balloon ride is an optional tour package).

After returning to the hotel around 7:30 am we had breakfast. At 9am, our guide waits in the hotel lobby to take you to tourist sites in the area. We visit the following points:

  • Dervent Valley;
  • Göreme Open Air Museum;
  • Valley of Paşabağ;
  • Point of view for the village of Göreme;
  • Uchisar;
  • Peak of Cappadocia;
  • Pasabag Valley;
  • Underground city;

Accommodation in Cappadocia.

Fifth day –  Pamukkale

  • Leaving the hotel early, we will take the road to go to another region, near the Aegean Sea;
  • During our journey we will pass by Konya, where is the school of Dervishes, founded in century XII;
  • For lunch, we will stop in this city to try some typical foods;
  • We will arrive in Pamukkale around 7pm and we will check in at the Doga Thermal hotel, the most famous hotel in the area;
  • Tonight, dinner is included in the hotel.

Lodging in Pamukkale.


Sixth Day – Ephesus

  • After having breakfast at the hotel, we will leave with our bags and enjoy the natural pools of Pamukkale;
  • It is possible to bathe in the old pool where there are some Greek columns. For old pool, you need to pay extra. It is necessary to check this value.
  • In the afternoon, around 3 o’clock we will leave for Ephesus.
  • Arriving in KUSADASI, near the port of Ephesus, we stayed at Suhan Hotel 360 or Charisma Deluxe hotel;

Lodging in Ephesus.

Seventh day – Ephesus

  • Leaving the hotel in the morning, we will visit the archaeological site of Ephesus and the house of Virgin Mary;
    – The faithful highly value this visit of the House of Our Lady, where there is a source of water where you can pick up and bring a bottle of holy water to the house. There is also the wall of requests, where desires are hung;
  • At 17.00, we will go to the airport that is in Izmir (90km);
  • The flight is scheduled for 7:00 pm. 50 minutes flight to the Istanbul landing at 8pm;
  • This time the landing is at the airport of Sabiha Gokcen, the driver will make the reception already at the landing;
  • Flight to Sultanhan, Wishmore or New Hotel Karakoy;

Overnight in Istanbul.

Eighth day – ISTANBUL 

  • There is no scheduled tour. But we suggest another day out for this day.
  • Hotel: Sultanhan, Wishmore or New Karakoy Hotel.

Ninth Day –  ANCHOR

  • The driver will pick you up at the hotel on time.
  • Private transfer to Anchor Airport.


Advantages of this package:

  • You do not make long journeys;
  • He does not waste time between cities;
  • Uses two routes on domestic flights;
  • Private local guide that accompanies you on each day and at each destination;
  • Long enough and well programmed to get to know Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus;
  • The hotels are simple but well located;


  • The transfer services at the times described in the itinerary;
  • Hotels quoted on the itinerary with advertised schemes are included in the price;
  • The guide services for two days in Istanbul and from Cappadocia will accompany our entire trip;
  • The services of guide and driver with car on the days described in the itinerary;
  • Domestic passages by passengers;
  • Tickets to museums and other attractions are included;
  • The value in the case of 2 people would be 4780 euros. To know the special prices contact us. The tickets and hotels can choose together and thus reduce or raise the quality of lodging services.



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