Transfer to Istanbul airport for flight to Izmir, upon arrival at Izmir airport, you will be met by your name sign and connected to Selcuk to join the tour of Ephesus
-Temple of Artemis: was one of the Seven Wonders of the World in Ephesus region, ancient cult dedicated to Artemis was famous in antiquity and made ancient Ephesus a much-visited pilgrimage place.
-Ephesus antique site: Explore the ruins of Ephesus while strolling past the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, and the Trajan Fountain. See the Great Theater, where Paul preached to the Ephesians.
-The House of Virgin Mary: The shrine believed to be the House of the Virgin Mary. Mother Mary, accompanied by John the Apostle, came to Ephesus at the end of her life. In 1967, Pope Paul VI declared the site authentic and each year a traditional service is held for the pilgrims.
After having breakfast from hotel, you will be picked up for the tour of Pamukkale. After the tour, our representative will transfer you to bus station and you will have overnight bus to Cappadocia.
Full Day Pamukkale Tour Details;
Pamukkale: The archeological datums show that the evidences of the first settlement were seen at the beginning of the Calcolitic Age (5500-3000 B.C.)Between 1954-1959. The Institue of the British Archeology excaveted in Çivril-Beycesultan Tumulus and very important samples were found for the West Anatolian Calcolitic, those are also important for the The Anatolian History. In these days Beycesultan ruins are being exhibited in Hieropolis Archeology Museum.
After the Calcolitic Period, the settlements on this valley continued in the Bronze Ages (early, middle,latest 3000-1200 B.C.)The Hittites reigned this region in 2000-1200 B.C. After the Hittite Emperior had been demolished, the Phrgians controlled the region(700-545 B.C.) Between 545 and 333 B.C. the Persian domination took part.In 333 B.C. the Persian King was defeated by Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Period started. According to the testament, the Kingdom of Pergamum was given to Rome by Attolos III. The Roman period started in Anatolia and the area was joined as a province of Asia(Anatolia) from 129 B.C.
Transfer from Bus station to connect the tour programme.
Visit 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 to overnight. (Please ask your guide for tips for best dinner in the region).
Check-out from hotel after your breakfast and take luggage with you to go on board..
Pick-up from hotel.
Hiking in the Red valley for two hours-suitable shoes,suggested..
Hiking ends at Cavusin village, one of the oldest settlements in the region.
Lunch at Avanos or Goreme
Drive to Kaymaklı Underground city,the best preserved and the largest one in Cappadocia.
Proceed for local hand crafts to take home.
Ucguzeller, stop and touch the most known fairychimneys of Cappadocia.
Transfer to airport for your flight to ISTANBUL.
Transfer to your hotel in Istanbul