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9 Days Turkey Tour including Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye and Blue Cruise by plane.
You will start with North Cappadocia tour which shows major places to visit in Cappadocia, then continue with South Cappadocia tour. In the morning you may experience hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia on your second day. The tour continues by visiting Ephesus ancient city and Pamukkale Hierapolis. You will go to Fethiye to take a blue cruise. The tour ends with a flight to Istanbul. You may customize this Turkey tour package depending on your wish and ask further information or details. We will be pleased to assist you.
Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia – Full Day North Cappadocia (Red) Tour (B, L)
Early in the morning you will be transferred to airplane terminal from your hotel for 60-min flight to Cappadocia. Upon your arrival to Cappadocia, our Travel Tips agent 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, Uchisar Castle, Devrent Valley and Pasabag where you will see animal and fairy-tale like rock formations, the ancient towns of Urgup and Avanosfamous for 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 Goreme, Cappadocia.
Full Day South Cappadocia (Green) Tour – Flight From Cappadocia to Izmir (B, L)
Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia is available this day.
Following your breakfast, your Full Day South Cappadocia Tour will start.
Highlights: Hiking in Red & Rose Valley, Cavusin Village, one of the oldest settlement 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 airplane terminal for an 80- min flight to Izmir.
Upon your arrival to Izmir, Our Travel Tips agent will welcome and transfer you to hotel in Kusadasi area.
Full Day Ephesus Tour (B, L)
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, Celcius Library – 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. House of Virgin Mary – is believed to be where she lived and died.
Also, we will see old theatres, hammams, passing through harbour. In the end, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi.
You will spend the night in Kusadasi.
Full Day Pamukkale and Hierapolis Tour (B, L)
Following your breakfast around 8AM, we will pick you up from your hotel to start your Full Day Pamukkale Hierapolis Tour.
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 and also admire the white limestone terraces, known as travertine’s of Pamukkale.
We will see Necropolis – a large burial site generally it was located outside the settlement including Sarcophagus of a general of Marcus Aurelius. You will a chance to swim in famous Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
During your tour you will have lunch.
In the end, we will transfer you to your resort in Fethiye.
You will spend the night in Fethiye.
Free Day to Explore Fethiye (B)
This is the day to discover Fethye after your breakfast. You may discover Fethiye city center, Oludeniz or go for swimming; also feel free to ask us any recommendations if you need.
You will overnight in Fethiye.
Fethiye to St. Nicholas Island (L, D)
About 10AM, you will be picked up from any centrally located hotel in Fethiye and meet in the office for checking in. Following the briefing about your cruise you will be taken to your gulet . You will leave Fethiye harbour between 11AM and 12AM and depart for Butterfly Valley for swimming, lunch and an optional hike up to the waterfall. Butterfly Valley is an important ecotourism attraction place, rich in flora and fauna, takes its name from around 105 butterfly species found here.
Then, you will visit Oludeniz the most photographed beach in the worldwide. You will have the optional excursion of going paragliding activity here. You will take off from Babadag Mountain, 2000 metres and fly over Oludeniz beach and Blue Lagoon. This place is considered to be one of the best spots in the world for paragliding and will offer you the most mesmerizing and spectacular views. You may check our Paragliding in Fethiye activity for taking the advantage of early booking.
On this night we will drop our anchor down at St. Nicholas Island, where you will have time for walking through the island’s ancient ruins as well as sit and enjoy the sunset.
St. Nicholas Island to Kas (B, L, D)
On your second day, you will wake up close but outside of Kalkan for a breakfast and swimming. You will then cruise to Kas, which is a small local fishing village with some of the best shopping options in the area, particularly exclusive jewelry pieces.
You will be have enough time to explore many local shops, including many handmade jewelry, textile stores and some cafes with surprisingly great coffee. For the guests who are interested in the optional extra of diving activity, you will be transferred to the diving boat to go scuba diving in the best place to dive in Southern Turkey. You will have the chance to dive in the beautiful clear waters of the Southern Mediterranean with some special locations proposing a cave dive or a wreck dive indeed.
You will spend the night in one of the isolated bays between Kas and Kekova.
Kas to Gokkaya Bay (B, L, D)
Following your breakfast, you will cruise onto the Kekova Sunken City – this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is protected. You will cruise over this protected World Heritage site to enjoy the view, however since it is a protected sight now, no activities are allowed such as swimming, snorkeling or diving.
Then we will anchor down to visit Simena Castle, where you can walk a bit for witnessing a spectacular view over the bay.
You will stop in Gokkaya Bay at night where you will have a chance to go out party at the nearby bar called Smuggler’s Inn. You can meet other travellers from other boats, for a great night of dancing under the stars. There will be a regular service boat picking you up and running all night. You may also relax and chill on the gullet if you have no willing for party.
Gokkaya Bay to Antalya – Flight from Antalya to Istanbul (B)
This will be your last day on this amazing gulet cruise. You will wake up and have time for a swim in the morning to make up your head especially if you partied on previous night.
After the breakfast, we will head past Pirates Cave on your way to Demre Harbor, also known as Andriake Harbour to arrive before lunch around 11AM for disembarking the boat. It is time to say goodbye to new friends and your friendly gulet crew.
You will be transferred to Antalya airport for the flight 60-min for Istanbul Our Travel Tips agent will welcome and transfer you to your hotel, upon your arrival.
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