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5 days in Ankara, Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus

5 days in Ankara, Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus

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An itinerary that fits with your plan. With departure every Tuesday and Sunday. It is necessary
to be in Ankara to start the program. This program starts from March and repeats itself until the

end of October, so it is not necessary to form a group.

You can get to know Cappadocia, Ephesus and Pamukkale with a practical package.


First day: arrival at Ankara and trip to Cappadocia;
Second day: Cappadocia;
Third day: Cappadocia, Konya and Pamukkale;
Fourth day: Pamukkale and Kusadasi;
Fifth day: Kusadasi, Izmir and return;


Genclik Park in Ankara (image from: http://www.ankara.bel.tr)

First Day: Ankara / Cappadocia
The script starts in the morning from the hotel or from the airport. Visit to the
Museum of Anatolian Civilizations (Hittite Museum) and the Atatürk
Mausoleum. After lunch we go to Cappadocia. Dinner and rest.
To get to Ankara airport, you can take the flight leaving Istanbul (flight number:
TK 2108) or another flight leaving Izmir (flight number: TK 2333).
These two flights arrive at a good time to start this tour, u can come the day before
and stay in Ankara. In this case, tell us your hotel (if you want help booking, please
contact us in advance).

Goreme Open-Air Museum

Second Day: Cappadocia
Breakfast at the hotel, visit to the underground city of Kaymaklı and the Citadel of

Uçhisar. After lunch the journey continues through the “Göreme Valley” and the open-
air Museum. The last place to visit will be in the Valleys of Paşabağ and Avanos.

Return to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.
This morning we can do the balloon ride (optional). The local guide tells you how
this tour works. Usually the balloon company will pick you up at the hotel around

Konya (image from: https://travelatelier.com)
Third Day: Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale
Early departure for Konya. On the way, visit the Caravansary “Sultana” of the
Seljuk of the XIII Century. The next stop will be Konya which is famous for the
Mevlana Museum and the Dancing Theological School of Dervishes. Lunch on the
way, the route goes to Pamukkale.

Natural pools of Pamukkale (image from: marmaristravelagency.com)
Fourth Day: Pamukkale / Kusadasi
Breakfast and visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the world’s largest
Necropolis Cemetery, the Roman Baths, the Basilica and the Calcium Cliffs. We left
for Aphrodisias. After lunch visit to the Greco-Roman establishment, the ancient city is
dedicated to the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite. We leave for Kuşadasi, dinner and
Afrodisia is a super interesting destination and few agencies offer this visit. Very

Afrodisia (image from: TripAdvisor)

Gates of Hercules (image from: commons.wikimedia.org)

Fifth Day: Kusadasi / Izmir
After breakfast at the hotel, we continue to Meryemana and visit the House of the
Virgin Mary. Going to Ephesus, which was the Roman Capital of Asia Minor. Visit to
the ruins of the Odeon, the Gate of Hercules, Hadrian’s Temple, the magnificent library,
Agora and the fantastic Greco-Roman theater. After lunch visit the Basilica of St. John.
Drive to Izmir and transfer to hotels or airport.

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