In the afternoon at 6:30 PM, you will be picked up from our Travel Tips Turkey head office for your transfer to the bus station.
Your 12-hour public night bus for Cappadocia will depart in the evening from Istanbul Bus Station.
Upon your arrival at Cappadocia Bus Station in the morning, we will welcome and transfer you to our Cappadocia office for a full-day North Cappadocia Tour.
Highlights you will visit: Goreme Open Air Museum consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches, Devrent Valley, and Pasabag where you will see animal and fairy-tale like rock formations, the ancient towns of Urgup and Avanos – famous with its red clay pottery. You will have fun trying to make potteries after a small demonstration.
In the end, you will be accompanied back to your hotel.
You will spend the night in Cappadocia.
Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia is available on this day.
Following your breakfast and check-out from your hotel, your full-day South Cappadocia Tour will start.
Highlights: Hiking in Red & Rose Valley, Cavusin Village – one of the oldest settlements in the region with its cave houses, Love Valley, Kaymaklı Underground City, Pigeon Valley, and Uchisar Castle.
In the end, you will be transferred to our office for free time before the bus.
Late evening, you will be transferred to the local bus terminal to catch a 10-hour public night bus for Pamukkale.
Upon arrival at Denizli (Pamukkale) bus station, we will be waiting for you holding a sign with your name on it, in order to transfer you to the hotel. Here, we will provide you a day-use room to refresh and relax until your tour departure time.
After your refreshment, breakfast, and check-out from the hotel, your full-day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour will start with a pick up.
Deriving from springs in a cliff almost 200 m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Palace) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls, and a series of terraced basins. We will also visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hierapolis which is one of the sacred sites of Turkey, dates back thousands of years, also admire the white limestone terraces, known as travertines of Pamukkale.
We will see Necropolis – a large burial site generally it was located outside the settlement including the Sarcophagus of a general of Marcus Aurelius. You will a chance to swim in the famous Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
In the end, you’ll be transferred to Kusadasi.
You will spend the night in Kusadasi.
Right after your breakfast and check out from your hotel, the full-day Ephesus Tour will start.
Highlights we will visit: Temple of Artemis – considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Library of Celsus – while most libraries serve only the function of archiving books and documents, this one served as the final resting place of Tiberius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, in whose honor the library was built, Ephesus Ancient City – with its marvelous highlights, The House of Virgin Mary – is believed to be where she lived and died.
Also, we will see old theatres, hammams, passing through the harbor.
After your Ephesus Tour, you will be accompanied back to our office, and you’ll have some time free time before your next pick up.
Later in the evening, you will be transferred to the local bus station to catch a 10-hour intercity public night bus to Istanbul.
Around 7:30 AM in the morning, you will arrive at Istanbul Bus Station where your tour will end.
Your memorable journey will end here.