4-Day Istanbul and Pamukkale Tour

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Tour Overview

Embark on a 4-day adventure in Istanbul and Pamukkale with our curated tour package. It includes a 3-night stay in our selected hotels, divided between 2 nights in Istanbul and 1 night in Pamukkale. All transfers are taken care of and will be facilitated using an air-conditioned vehicle. A professional English-speaking tour guide will accompany you during local tours. The package also includes domestic flight tickets and meals as indicated in the itinerary. Please note, this package does not include sightseeing excursions.

Day 1: Arrive and Overnight in Istanbul

Upon your arrival at Istanbul New Airport(IST) or Sabiha Gökcen Airport(SAW), our team will be waiting for you at the exit of the international line of the Airport, holding a sign with your name written on it. After which, you will be transferred to your hotel. The afternoon is free for you to spend at leisure. Alternatively, you can join the Night Cruise on the Bosphorus with Dinner & Show.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): No meals are included on this day
  • Accommodation: Muyan Suites OR Antea Hotel OR Deluxe Golden Horn Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 2: Istanbul Old City tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full-day tour. Visit the Hagia Sophia Museum which is a unique example of religious architecture combining Christian and Islamic styles. Continue visit to the Blue Mosque and the Hippodrome Square. After lunch, our guide will lead you to visit the Topkapi Palace which shows the powers of the Ottoman Empire. Then enjoy your shopping time in the Grand Bazaar. After today’s tour, transfer you back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: Muyan Suites OR Antea Hotel OR Deluxe Golden Horn Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 3: Bosphorus Cruise — Fly to Denizli from Istanbul

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, the Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions, and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel to pick up your luggage then we will drop off you at Istanbul domestic airport for your flight to Denizli. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Pamukkale. Check in to your hotel in Pamukkale and the rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Pamukkale
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Adempira Thermal & Spa Hotel OR Colossae Thermal Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 4: Pamukkale Tour — Fly back to Istanbul — End of Services

After breakfast at the hotel around 9:30 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 10:00 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 10:30 am. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, 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 12:30 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 1:30 pm you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines from top to down without shoes and socks.  At 2:30 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 4:00 pm, At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to the Denizli airport for a late evening flight back (between 7:00 – 10:00 pm) to Istanbul. END OF OUR SERVICE and TOURS.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: No accommodation is included on this day

Important notes:

  • Please note that your return flight from Denizli / Izmir to Istanbul will arrive at either the New Airport in Istanbul or at the Sabiha Gökçen Airport depending on the availability of flights on the ticket purchase date.
  • If you have a preference to return to a specific airport in Istanbul i.e. Sabiha Gokcen or Istanbul New Airport, you must request your choice of the airport in Istanbul by email prior to your tour booking. Any changes requested once your booking is confirmed will incur an additional cost.
  • Upon arrival at Istanbul airport, you will have to arrange your own pick-up service from Istanbul airport to your hotel in Istanbul. This transfer is not included as part of your package tour services with us. Our service ends upon your flight arrival at Istanbul Airport.

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary
  • Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Denizli and from Denizli to Istanbul only
  • 2 nights in Istanbul at Special Class or 4-star Hotels including breakfast
  • 1 night in Pamukkale at a 4-star hotel including breakfast
  • Professional licensed English-speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch)
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Drop off transportation service from Istanbul New Airport OR Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Istanbul Hotel upon returning to Istanbul.
  • International Flight Tickets.
  • Visa to enter Turkey.
  • Tips & Personal Items.
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
  • Travel insurance.

IMPORTANT INFO:

  • The order of the itinerary is indicative and subject to change, but all visits described will take place.
  • This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour.
  • The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour.
  • Please advise your arrival details at time of booking.
  • Please note that the Blue Mosque is not open for visitation on Fridays as it is closed for religious prayer services. You will only be able to visit the outside of the Blue Mosque area on tours operated on Fridays. No visitation will be allowed inside the Blue Mosque for tourists on Fridays.
  • Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici).
  • Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
  • During religious holidays, the spice market and Grand Bazaar are closed.

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  1. Dennis K

    Thanks. The tour yesterday was great. Anil is a terrific guide!

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    4-Day Istanbul and Pamukkale Tour
    4-Day Istanbul and Pamukkale Tour

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