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9 Days Turkey Tour with Blue Cruise tour includes all airport transfers, flights, 5 nights accommodation, 4 days and 3 nights gulet cruise, fully guided tours in Cappadocia, Pamukkale and Ephesus, all museum entrance fees, breakfast and lunch.

Experience all of the must sees of Cappadocia. Watch the sunrise from a hot air balloon as you float above the fairy chimneys that dot the landscape. Stay in one of the charming cave hotels built into the volcanic rocks of Göreme. Tour the famous sites of the region such as the underground city of Derinkuyu, Uçhisar Castle, Göreme Open Air Museum, Selime Monastery and the Ihlara Valley. Walk through the famous white travertines of Pamukkale heated by thermal waters. Retain your youth after a swim in Cleopatra's Pool. Discover what remains of one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world, the Temple of Artemis. Take a fully guided tour of the ruins of Ephesus. See the last dwelling place and tomb of the Virgin Mary. The Blue Cruise is the highlight of everyone's trip. Relax on the boat as it cruises around the Turquoise coast. Swim and snorkle in the stunningly beautiful blue water. Explore St. Nicholas's church and a Pirates Cave. Visit butterfly valley. Don't miss out on the experience of a life time!

Itineraries

Day 1

Flight From Istanbul to Izmir and Day tour of Ephesus ancient (L)

We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and take you to the airport for a one hour flight from Istanbul to Izmir. Once you arrive, we will pick you up and take you to out office in Selcuk town. From there you will be picked up at 9:00 AM for a fully guided Ephesus tour. The highlights of the tour include the Temple of Artemis, the Amphitheater, the Celsius Library and the House of the Virgin Mary. Lunch will be provided at a traditional Turkish restaurant. When the tour is finished, we will take you to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 2

Day tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis – Pamukkale to Fethiye by bus (B-L)

We will pick you up from your hotel in Kasadasi at 8:30 AM. We will drive the 3 hours to Pamukkale. When we arrive, we will stop for lunch. After lunch, we will take a fully guided tour of the ancient city of Hierapolis. You will get to see the well preserved Roman Theater, the Martyrion of St. Philip and the Temple of Apollo. After exploring Hierapolis, you will have time to walk through the travertines and swim in Cleopatra's Pool. When the tour is finished, we will take you to the bus station for a 4 hour bus ride to Fethiye. Once you arrive, we will pick you up and take you to your hotel.

Day 3

4 Day Blue Cruise from Fethiye to Olympos (B-L-D)

We will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00 AM and take you to the boat. The boat will sail at 12:00 PM. The first stop will be in Semanlik Bay. Depending on weather conditions, we will stop for lunch in Butterfly Valley. You will have the option to swim or go to the nature center. From there we will go to Oludeniz. You will have time for paragliding if you would like. The last stop of the day is St. Nicholas Island.

Day 4

Cruise to Firnaz Bay-Kalkan- Kekova– Kas (B-L-D)

The next morning we will be in Firnaz Bay. We will have time for swimming there. Then we will move on to Kas. We will have lunch in the fishing village there. From there we will go to Kekova Bay for more swimming and dinner.

Day 5

Kekova Sunken City – Simena Village with old Castle – Gokkaya Bay (B-L-D)

The next morning we will visit the Kekova sunken city. Unfortunately, the site is protected so there is no swimming, only looking. From there we will go to Simena which is another fishing village. There is a Byzantine and Ottoman castle there. Then on to Gokkaya harbor where water sports are available. You can have dinner at the Pirates Cove or party in Smugglers Inn.

Day 6

Pirates Cave –Demre- Night Bus to Cappadocia or Flight to Cappadocia (B-L)

In the morning we will explore the Pirate's Cave. From there we will go to Andriace harbor and take a bus to Myra and St. Nicholas's Church. This is the end of the cruise. We will take you to the bus station for the night bus to Cappadocia.

Day 7

Arrival in Goreme town and free day

Your bus will arrive in Goreme around 7:30 AM. once you arrive, we will pick you up and take you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day free.

Day 8

Day tour of Southern Cappadocia (B-L)

If you would like to do the hot air balloon ride, we will pick you up from your hotel around 5:30 in the morning. We will then take you to the balloon departure point. After you land, you will have a quick champagne toast before we take you back to your hotel. You will have time to have a quick breakfast before your tour begins. From there we will pick you up at 9:30 for your South Cappadocia Tour. First, we will stop at the underground city of Derinkuyu and climb down through the 8 levels that are available for viewing. From there, we will hike through the famous Ilhara Valley before lunch. After lunch, we will visit Selime Monastery and see how the Monks lived before heading to Pigeon Valley for some excellent views. We will take you back to your hotel at the end of the tour and you will have free time for the rest of the night.

Day 9

Day tour of Northern Cappadocia – Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul (B-L)

We will pick you up from your hotel at 9:30 for your North Cappadocia Tour. First, we will stop for a photo op at a vista point overlooking Uchisar Castle. Then, we will continue on to the Goreme Open Air Museum, followed by lunch in Avanos. After lunch, we will stop for a pottery demonstration. You will get a chance to try yourself! From there we will make short stops at Cavusin, Devrent where you will see some animal shaped rock formations, St. Monk's Valley with the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys and St. Simeon’s monk cell. We will drop you back at your hotel at the end of the tour. Depending on your flight time, we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport. After a one hour flight to Istanbul, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel.

All Bus tickets mentioned in the itinerary
All domestic flight tickets mentioned in the itinerary
All mentioned transfers in the itinerary
3 night / 4 days boat tour with breakfast, lunch and dinner
All tours with professional tour guide, licenced by the Ministry of Tourism
All meals mentioned by the itinerary ( B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner )
All tours with guiding, transportation, lunch and entrance fees
Veg or Non-Veg meals are available
Full travel insurance
All domestic taxes

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    Adult ( 1 Pax - No size limit. ) $1,090 $0 /Person

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