9 DAYS SOUTH WESTERN TURKEY TOUR Summary

Welcome to Turkey! Takes you from the moonscapes and cave civilizations of central Anatolia down to the Mederteranean Coast to the Aegean. the great ancient cities of Perge, Aspendos and Ephesus are visited along with the natural wonder of the calcium terraces to Pamukkale.

Day 1 - Cappadocia - Arrival Day


Welcome to Cappadocia!!! Today is your arrival day. Airport transfers are available from Airport or Bus Station during the hours of 8:00am til 8:00pm. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 2 - Cappadocia

Breakfast and Dinner Included
Goreme Valley, where we will examine the process of the rock formations of Cappadocia. Later we drive a bit further and visit the cave dwellings in conical rock formations around Uchisar. Tea and coffee break in a cave house before we go to Goreme Open-Air Museum, where the best preserved frescoed rock cut churches and monasteries are located. After we have buffet lunch, we visit the Family Fairy Chimneys of Urgup. Wine taste in a local winery and visiting the wishing hill in Urgup. A short wal

Day 3 - Cappadocia

Breakfast and Dinner Included
We will pick you up from your hotel and depart at 09:00am to drive to Ihlara Valley. There, we will walk nearly 4 km and visit the frescoed churches before it gets hot. Lunch is in Ihlara Valley, at bank of Melendiz River, which is flowing in the valley. After lunch, we will visit Selime Cathedral and return back to Derinkuyu Underground City. On the way, we will visit the Nar Crater Lake. Whilst all other tour groups are at Ihlara Valley, we will be in an underground city where temperature is

Day 4 - Cappadocia - Konya - Antalya

Breakfast and Dinner Included
Today is along driving day but is broken up with a lunch break in Konya. This morning we drive to Konya and see the imposing green-tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Islamic Sufi sect (Sufism is less an Islamic sect than a mystical way of approaching the Islamic faith. It has been defined as mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through direct personal experience of God. Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya to

Day 5 - Antalya City Tour - Aspendos & Perge

Breakfast and Dinner Included
After breakfast departure for Perge. Perge: According to the geographer Strabon, Perge has been founded by Akhas who came down here after the Trojan wars. Perge was first mentioned in 334 BC when Alexander the Great passed through here. In the following years, Perge went under the control of Pergamon when the Kingdom of Pergamon became a part of the Roman city. Especially in the first and the second centuries BC, Perge became one of the richest towns in Pamphylia. Therefore it is not a surprisi

Day 6 - Antalya - Pamukkale

Breakfast and Dinner Included
After breakfast depart for Pamukkale. We shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, walking around this natural phenomenon gives you the option of lying in the waters of the natural springs that flow down the calcium terraces. Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 7 - Pamukkale - Kusadasi

Breakfast and Dinner Included
You don't have to wake up early, enjoy the thermal poll in Hotel and sunshine and and explore the city, shop in the local markets. After lunch we depart for Kusadasi. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to enjoy party and explore Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 8 - Ephesus - Kusadasi

Breakfast and Dinner Included
At 08:30am we depart for Ephesus (20 minutes drive) - once the commercial centre of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. The city, whose wealth and patronage supported its splendid architectural program, was dedicated to the goddess Artemis. Her enormous temple, once considered one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World and rebuilt several times, dates in its latest form from the third century B.C. The tour of the ruins also includes a theatre, gymnasium, agora and baths

Day 9 - Kusadasi - End of Tour

Breakfast Included
Today your tour is over. Please make your own arrangements for departure remembering that your hotel will need you to check out before midday. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.

9 DAYS SOUTH WESTERN TURKEY TOUR Photos

Cappadocia Perge Pamukkale Kusadasi Ephesus

Tour Includes


Return airport transfers
4 star and 5 star Hotels in each area
3 nights hotel in Cappadocia including breakfast and dinner
2 nights hotel in Antalya including breakfast and dinner
1 night hotel in Pamukkale including breakfast and dinner
2 nights hotel in Kusadasi including breakfast and dinner
Guided tour in Cappadocia
Guided tour in Konya
Guided tour in Pamukkale
Guided tour in Kusadasi
Guided tour in Ephesus
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air
conditioned, non
smoking coach
Professional English
speaking tour guides

Tour Not Includes


International flights
Personal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
Insurance: All types

Tour Highlights

Welcome to Turkey! Takes you from the moonscapes and cave civilizations of central Anatolia down to the Mederteranean Coast to the Aegean. the great ancient cities of Perge, Aspendos and Ephesus are visited along with the natural wonder of the calcium terraces to Pamukkale.

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