Be spellbound by the incredible beauty and history of Turkey on this wonderful tour. On our Travel in Turkey, Turkey Dreaming Tour, you will be amazed by the incredible landscape of Cappadocia, a land of magical fairy chimneys with ancient underground cities and churches. Swim in the thermal springs of Pammukale and walk down the calcite travertines, one of the most iconic images of Turkey. In addition, step into history and wander through the ancient Roman city of Ephesus - and find yourself walking in the footsteps of Antony and Cleopatra. With our Turkey Dreaming (4 days 5 nights) tour, an unforgettable journey awaits you!
The journey (By Bus) : Istanbul -> Cappadocia -> Pamukkale -> Ephesus -> Istanbul
Please make your own way to our Istanbul office by 18.30 to board a shuttle transfer to the bus station. From there, an overnight luxury coach will depart at 20.30 to for the journey to Cappadocia, which will take approx. 10 hours.
You will arrive at about 07.30 at the main bus station of Nevşehir (of Cappadocia). Please board the free shuttle bus to Göreme, where our guide will be waiting for you (holding a sign with your name). He will organise the transfer to our main office in Göreme. You can leave your luggage here securely for the day. At 09.30 you will join our Travel in Turkey Northern Cappadocia small group tour (minibus, max. 16 persons). You will spend the day visiting Göreme Open Air Museum, the old city of Avanos and the Red River. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to a Boutique Cave Hotel, where a warm welcome will awaits you and will be your accommodation for the night. You will also have time to discover the town and local restaurants.
After your complimentary breakfast and check out, you will meet your guide at the hotel and depart for the Travel in Turkey Southern Cappadocia Tour at 09.30. Please remember to take your bags and personal belongings with you on the bus. The tour includes the fascinating underground city of Derinkuyu and a walk through Rose Valley to enjoy the captivating Cappadocian landscape. The tour will end at around 18.30 and after a break for dinner we will transfer you from our office to Nevsehir bus terminal for the 20.30 overnight bus to Denizli (approx.10 hours).
You will arrive in the main bus station in Denizli at around 06.30. Our guide will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name, and will organise the transfer to our hotel. Here you will be able to use our day room for a shower, then enjoy a complimentary breakfast before joining our Travel in Turkey Half-Day Pammukale Tour. You will have an unforgettable afternoon visiting the ancient Roman ruins and bathing in the natural heated mineral springs. Free entry to Cleopatra’s Pool is included, a once in a lifetime opportunity to bathe in the same waters that Cleopatra swam in on her honeymoon. In the afternoon you will transferred you by minibus (3 hours) to Selcuk, your overnight stop.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will depart at 09.30 for our Travel in Turkey Full-Day Ephesus tour The tour includes the iconic remains of Ephesus with its famous library and amphitheatre, as well as a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary - reputedly her final home. The tour will end at around 16.30 and you will have free time until 21.00, when we will transfer you from our office to the bus station for an overnight bus journey back to Istanbul (journey time: approx. 10 hours).
The bus will arrive at approximately 07.30 at Istanbul’s main bus terminal. Your Travel in Turkey tour has now ended. You will be able to connect to Istanbul’s metro system or take a taxi to the centre.
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
Travelling by bus is an affordable but comfortable option in Turkey. All buses are fully air-conditioned and include on-board entertainment and WIFI. Water, coffee, tea, cools drinks and complimentary snacks are provided at regular intervals. Buses stop on average every three hours at roadhouses for meal and toilet breaks. Roadhouses also sell snacks, small goods and other general items. Breaks will be between 15-30 minutes. Please note buses depart promptly. Toilets cost 1TL.
Hotels in Cappadocia;
Melek Cave Hotel, Castle Cave Hotel, Roma Cave Suites, Göreme Village House Hotel
Hotels in Pamukkale;
Artemis Yörük Hotel, 4 Mevsim Hotel, Tripolis Hotel, Pam Thermal Hotel.