9 Days Turkey Tour to Cappadocia , Ephesus, Pamukkale, Fethiye and Boat Cruise
Day 1 Flight to Cappadocia/ North Cappadocia Tour ( L )
Early morning the driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel and transfer to the airport. You will fly to Cappadocia airport to start 9 days Turkey Tour . Upon arrival at the airport, there will be a represent to meet you at the exit and transfer to our office where you start for the guided North Cappadocia tour.
We will visit: Goreme Panorama, Uchisar Castle (Byzantium period), Pasabag Valley, Dervent Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum, Kizilirmak River, towns of Urgup and Avanos which is famous with red clay pottery where you can try your potting skills.
At the of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel. You have the rest of the day by yourself to explore Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 2 South Cappadocia Tour / Flight to Izmir ( B, L )
This morning be the lucky one to greet the sun from the Balloon which is the best Experience of your 9 days Turkey Tour.
After breakfast at the hotel check-out. You will be picked up from from your hotel for South Cappadocia tour.
We will visit : Ortahisar Castle, Love Valley, hiking in Red Valley which gets it’s name from the rose-colored rock, Cavusin Village and Underground City with its several floors.
At the end the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel to pick up your luggage for transfer to the airport. You will fly from Cappadocia to Izmir. Upon arrival at the Izmir airport, there will be a represent to meet you at the exit and transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi area.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 Ephesus Tour ( B,L )
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked from the hotel for full day Ephesus tour.
We will visit : Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Ancient Wonders of the World), Ephesus Ancient City, House of the Virgin Mary and Isabey Mosque. At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to the hotel.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 Pamukkale Tour / Transfer to Fethiye ( B, L )
After breakfast at the hotel check out. You will be picked up from your hotel for full day Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. (2,5 hrs driving with stops and beautiful landscape)
We will visit : Hierapolis Ancient City, Cleopatra’s Antique Pool and White Travertine Terraces with it’s beautiful panorama also you have chance to bath in the Hot Springs ( White Travertines ) or Cleopatra Swimming Pool.
At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the Fethiye. ( According to number of people we may use public transportation).
Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 5 Explore Fethiye or Oludeniz by your self ( B )
After breakfast at breakfast at the hotel
Free day to explore Fethiye or Oludeniz ( blue lagoon )
Overnight in Fethiye
Day 6 Start Sailing Mediterranean, Overnight on the Boat ( B, L, D )
Departure from Fethiye Harbor between 11 and 12 a.m. to Samanlik Bay for swimming & lunch or, depending on the sea conditions, to Butterfly Valley for lunch, a swim & optional visit of this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths. Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting. Option for paragliding available.
Last stop of the day is St.Nicholas Island. Byzantine ruins, swim, dinner & 1st night.
Day 7 Sail to Kalkan and Kas, Overnight on the Boat ( B, L, D )
Around sunrise departure to Aquarium or Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast & swimming. Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbor for lunch & visit of this charming fishing village. Of ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, only Lycian rock tombs, sarcophagi and the Roman theater are left. But the charm of the town remains!
In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming, dinner & the 2nd night.
Day 8 Sunken city of Kekova, Overnight on the Boat ( B, L, D )
Departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian-Roman archaeological site is protected, so only looking!). Lunch. Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine / Ottoman castle.In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available.
Dinner, relax in this pirates haven or party the night away at the Smugglers Inn.
Day 9 Pirates Cave and Demre – Flight from Antalya to Istanbul ( B, L )
We take a look at a cave used by the ancient pirates before sailing to Andriace Harbor.
15:00 p.m End of the Boat tour, check out of the boat, you will be transferred to Antalya airport for the flight to Istanbul ( 60 min ). Upon arrival at the Istanbul airport you will be greeted by Road Runner Travel represent to transfer your own hotel.
End of your 9 days Turkey tour with Road Runner Travel.