3 Days Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul by Plane
Fly to Kayseri / Nevsehir from Istanbul and North Cappadocia Tour
We will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 4:30 am and will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir between 6:00 – 7:30 am.
Upon arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, you will be picked up and transferred to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia, you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your full-day tour of North Cappadocia. On the tour today and you will visit the Devrent Valley, Pasabag Valley, drive-through city of Avanos, open-air Museum of Goreme and Uchisar. ( Lunch : included )
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in. overnight in Cappadocia cave Hotel
South Cappadocia Tour and Overnight Bus to Pamukkale
* Optional : One-hour hot air balloon flight early in the morning
After breakfast at approximately 9:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full-day tour of South Cappadocia. On the tour today, you will visit the Cavusin Village, Pigeon Valley, Red Valley and Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City. After the tour, you will travel overnight to Pamukkale in a non-smoking, fully air-conditioned local bus departing the bus station at approximately 7:30 pm. The total duration of travel will be 8 hours. There will be three breaks on the way to Pamukkale for your personal needs. ( Lunch : included )
Overnight Bus Pamukkale
Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) Tour and Fly back to Istanbul
Upon your arrival at the Pamukkale / Denizli main bus station between 05:00 – 05:30, you will be taken to a 2-star hotel in Pamukkale to freshen up and have breakfast before the start of the full day Pamukkale tour. There will be no stay in the hotel room. After freshen up and breakfast, you will meet the rest of the group in the hotel lobby to join the Pamukkale tour.
Around 10:00 am you will be picked up from the hotel to begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a professional licensed tour guide. Around 10:10 am you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 10:40 am. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater, and Antique Pool. You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Around 13:00 pm you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Antique Pools (at your own expense) during this free time. At 14:00 pm you will meet the guide and will visit the Pamukkale Travertines, also known as Cotton Castle in Turkish, where mineral-rich thermal waters flow down white travertine terraces. You will get a chance to enjoy the beauty of the Cotton Castles and to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines, from top to down without shoes and socks. At 15:30 pm you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 3:30 pm, you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes.
At the end of the tour around approximately 16:00 pm, you will be transferred to the Denizli or Izmir airport for a late evening flight back (between 17:30 – 20:00 pm) to Istanbul.
What included in the Tour Price:
Pick up from Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul Airport (on the European side of Istanbul only).
Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir and from Denizli or Izmir to Istanbul only.
Overnight intercity coach ticket from Cappadocia to Pamukkale.
1 night in Cappadocia at Cave hotel including breakfast.
Professional licensed English-speaking guide during the tours.
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch.
Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary.
Local taxes and service charges.
Hot Air Balloon Ride.