INCLUDED: Accommodation with breakfast, domestic flights, airport/cruise port transfer, private licensed tour guide, private A/C vehicle with driver, parking fees, and entrance fees for all sights and museums.
NOT INCLUDED: Tips to guide and driver, personal expenses, midday and evening meals.
Day 1: Istanbul Flight to Cappadocia -- Itinerary: Cappadocia's Goreme Village, Fairy Chimney Valley, Devren, Pashabag, Orahisar, Avanos.
You will be picked up at the Istanbul hotel and escorted to Istanbul airport for a morning flight to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport.
Upon arrival at either Nevsehir or Kayseri airport, your private guide will meet you and share the Goreme Village with its panoramic view. The tour also will include an Open Air Museum, the Fairy Chimney Valley, Ortahisar, Pashabag and Devrent.
After a stop for lunch, you'll see a short demonstration in Avanos, a town famous for it's pottery cave workshops which date from the Hittite era and a stop for the magnificent view of Love Valley. Overnight in cave hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 2: Cappadocia Tour -Hot Air Balloon Flight, Uchisar Castles, a walk thru Rose Valley and Cavusin Village, Kaymakli Underground City, Pigeon Valley and Uchisar.
Picked up from hotel at 5:00 AM for your Hot Air Balloon Ride over Cappadocia valley of other worldly chimney rocks. Returned to your hotel at around 8:00 am. After breakfast, everyone is again met for the continuation of the day's tour. Overnight stay in Cappadocia cave hotel.
Day 3: Cappadocia to Kusadasi
Free half day in Cappadocia for shopping, relaxing or sightseeing before your private group flies back to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir, you are picked up and escorted to the beautiful port city of Kusadasi for an overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 4: Ephesus tour
Begin by stepping back 8,000 years to the largest open air museum in Turkey, the Ephesus Excavation Site which includes the Terrace Houses of the Rich and Famous, the famed Celcius Library, the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World. (In ancient times 4Xs the size of the Parthenon) Then your guided tour continues by visiting the hilltop sacred retreat of the last residence of Mother Mary. At the end of your tour, you will be transferred back to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
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