7 days Istanbul – Bursa – Cappadocia – Pamukkale by Plane
DAY 1: BURSA TOUR ( L)
Pick-up from Hotel at 08:00 Drive to Bursa, former Ottoman Capital, Lunch included.
Climb to Uludağ, the legendary Mount Olympos, by Teleferik (cable car), visit to Ulucami (Grand Mosque), the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum, the old Silk Market in the Covered Bazaar.
Drive to the 600 years survivor İnkaya Plane Tree if teleferik does not operate due to inconvenient weather conditions or if there are long queues. Late evening return to Istanbul and transfer to hotels.
drop-off your hotel in Istanbul
DAY 2: ISTANBUL FLIGHT TO DENİZLİ transfer to PAMUKKALE TOUR (L)
Pick-up early morning from hotel at: 04:30
Pick-up from hotel transfer to Airport flight to Denizli for Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour
Pamukkale that has the meaning of the Cotton Castle in English. Once known as Hierapolis, famous for healing thermal / mineral Baths and beautiful snow-white “petrified waterfalls. After lunch visit Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and Masterpiece Theater. Pamukkale terraces are made of travertine, a sedimentary rock deposited by water from the hot springs. In this area, there are 17 hot water springs in which the temperature ranges from 35 °C to 100 °C The water that emerges from the spring is transported 320 meters (1,050 ft.) to the head of the travertine terraces and deposits calcium carbonate on a section 60 to 70 meters long covering an expanse of 240 meters to 300 meters. Swimming or a therapeutic bath in a hotel pool’s hot spring mineral Waters.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 0, 5 miles over of travertine without shoes.
A hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended. The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries because the waterfalls can be slippy. Due to the nature of this tour, it is recommended for guests with walkers or wheelchairs till waterfalls. Bring sunscreen and a hat, as shade is limited and bring swimwear for walking in the water at Pamukkale which is the snow-white “petrified waterfalls.
After tour transfer to bus station night bus to Cappadocia / Over night bus (depart23:00)
DAY 3: CAPPADOCIA NORTH TOUR ( L-D) – 22-03-2017
Arrive Cappadocia Transfer from Bus station to connect the tour programme.
Visiting North Cappadocia , Goreme Open Air Museum and enjoy the Panoramic View from Uchisar Castle, Lunch in Uchisar, proceed to Urgup-highlight of the region, stop at Urgup Wine Cellars to taste the local wine, next is Devrent Valley, Pasabaglari, Avanos.
Transfer to your Cave hotel for overnight.
Over night hotel in Cappadocia
DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA Hot Air Ballon Tour & South Cappadocia Tour (B – L – D) – 23-03-2017
Early morning pick-up at 05:00, After ballon return hotel for breakfast
Hot Air Balloon Included in Package (If Not Operated Due Weather, Being Replaced with Jeep Safari)
09:30 South Cappadocia tour
After breakfast, transfer from Hotel to connect the tour , visiting: South Cappadocia,
KIZILCUKUR : is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. CAVUSIN : One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. HOSPITAL MONASTERY : One of the oldest monastries in Cappadocia. KAYMAKLI : Kaymaklı and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public. PIGEON HOUSES : Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
Return to hotel to pick-up luggage and transfer to the Airport and Flight to Istanbul
Please be ready at KAYSERİ AIRPORT 21:15
Arrive Istanbul SABİHA GÖKÇEN Airport tranfer to hotel, overnight in Istanbul
DAY 5: PRINCE’S ISLAND TOUR ( L)
Pick-up from hotel.
Experience the serenity of the biggest Princes’ Island in Turkey, Büyükada, on this all day guided tour from Istanbul. After traversing the Sea of Marmara by boat, you will arrive on the quaint island to spend time exploring by horse-drawn carriage. Lunch included, drop of your hotel in Istanbul
DAY 6: ISTANBUL + BOSPHORUS CRUISE
Pick-up from hotel and bophorus cruise
Over night in Istanbul
DAY 7: DEPART from ISTANBUL and Transfer to Airport
Check out from the hotel. Free time till pick-up time
Departure 16:30 Pick-up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to home. End of the tour.
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future.
– Meals As Per Above Itinerary
– Admission Fees (Entrance Ticket)
– Professional Guidance Fee
– All Parking & Toll Fees- 1 Nights Accomodation in Cappadocia
– 3 Nights Accomodation in Istanbul- All airport transfer to hotel to airport
– 4 Lunch + 2 Dinner
– 1 Breakfast
– Drinks in Lunch & Dinner
– Visa or Port Fee
– International Airline Tickets
– Tipping for Guide & Driver
– Personal Expense
B = Breakfast L = Lunch D= Dinner
Rate is per person