HOW TO BOOK
In order to book your tour, please search for a 7 night duration, departing on a Friday.
For Summer 2023, our tours depart Friday 7th April - Friday 27th October.
For Summer 2024, our tours depart Friday 5th April - Friday 25th October.
FRIDAY, DAY 1: ARRIVAL DAY
When you arrive in Antalya, a member of our team will meet you at the airport and a transfer will take you to your first hotel.
SATURDAY, DAY 2: PERGE – MEVLANA MUSEUM – KONYA
We'll head east to the ancient city of Perge, famous for its Roman baths, ancient market place and spectacular amphitheatre. The tour continues along the former silk route to Konya. This was formerly a Byzantine city called Iconium. Next, we visit Mevlana Mosque and it's adjoining museum, one of the most significant Islamic sites in Turkey, You'll stay overnight in Konya.
SUNDAY, DAY 3: KONYA – CAPPADOCIA
In the morning, we'll drive to Cappadocia. The first stop is Kaymakli, an underground city where Christians found refuge from their enemies. Then the tour heads to the St. John the Baptist Church and continues to Cavusin. You'll stay overnight in Cappadocia.
MONDAY, DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA – URGUP
In the morning there will be time for you to relax and explore the sights of Cappadocia. You could use the free time to marvel at the magnificent Cappadocia landscape at sunrise. You'll spend the remainder of the day at ground level, exploring the fascinating, lunar landscape that Cappadocia offers, which was created by centuries of erosion from the now extinct volcanoes, Mount Erciyes and Mount Hasan. We'll visit the rock-hewn churches of Goreme, with the most beautiful frescoes in the region. Then we visit the Zelve Valley, where people still lived in caves up until the 1960s. There will be several stops at the various valleys of Cappadocia. The last stop is a visit to a carpet-making workshop. You'll stay overnight in Cappadocia.
TUESDAY, DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA – PAMUKKALE
After breakfast, you will have the chance to admire and take in the beauty of the country. You'll have the opportunity to take photos of Pamukkale's world-famous chalk terraces. Pamukkale is a small place, but it has remarkable spots to make your trip memorable including the Sacred Pool (scattered marble columns add to the charm of this warm, calcium-dense pool) and Travertines (calcium deposit terraces). You'll stay overnight in Pamukkale.
WEDNESDAY, DAY 6: PAMUKKALE – EPHESUS – KUSADASI
After breakfast, we start the day visiting Hierapolis. At the end of the 2nd century B.C., the dynasty of the Attalids, the kings of Pergamon, established the thermal spa of Hierapolis. The ruins of the baths, temples and other Greek monuments can be seen at the site. Then we visit the charming city of Ephesus, once the region's most famous metropolis. Impressive buildings such as the theatre, the Odeon, the Temple of Hadrian and the Library of Celsus show what a glorious period the city enjoyed during the antiquity. You'll stay overnight in Kusadasi.
THURSDAY, DAY 7: KUSADASI – ANTALYA
We begin our day departing from Kusadasi and head off to the ancient scientists' city of Miletus. We then drive to Didyma and visit the famous oracle site. You'll stay overnight in Antalya City where you will have free time during the evening to explore Kaleici and Antalya City.
FRIDAY, DAY 8: DEPARTURE DAY
You will have free time in the morning to explore Kaleici and Antalya City before being driven back via transfer to Antalya Airport for your flight home.