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Departure Day : Daily   Start City : Istanbul   End City : Izmir

Istanbul - Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale - Aphrodisias - Ephesus
 

If you're a free-spirited traveller who wants the security of a vehicle and accommodations in advance, but the freedom to weave as colorful a journey together as the kilims you'll see in shops along the way.

 
CategoryCar TypeDeparture Date(s)2
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StandardRenault Clio Sedane.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.20171.034860   
StandardRenault Fluence.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.20171.166926   
StandardRenault Trafic Minibus.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.2017 1.002896843 
StandardMercedes Sprinter (with driver)Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.2017  1.1431.028960
General Features

Choose one of our 6 fly & drive itineraries and you will get:

o FREE arrival transfers
Day 1Arrival in Istanbul
 

Upon arrival, meet your representative and transfer to your hotel. Attend briefing about your journey. Dinner is on your own.
 

Day 2Istanbul Breakfast
 
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Suggested itinerary: On your third day in Istanbul, you can take a relaxing cruise on the Bosporus which separates Asia from Europe and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. You will get the best views of the city and most of the historical monuments in Istanbul. All along the strait and on both shores, you will discover the marble Palaces of Dolmabahce, Beylerbeyi, the beautiful wooden Ottoman villas called "yali" (water-side residences) which stand side by side with modern residential and luxurious apartments, the medieval forteresses etc. In the afternoon, you can visit Chora (Kariye) Museum whose mosaics and frescoes are among the most beautiful in the Byzantine World. You can continue with the visit of imposing Haghia Sophia which marked the apogee of Byzantine Emperor Justinian's reign. Last, you can shop at the historical Grand Bazaar.
 

Day 3IstanbulBreakfast
 


Suggested itinerary: On your third day in Istanbul, you can take a relaxing cruise on the Bosporus which separates Asia from Europe and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. You will get the best views of the city and most of the historical monuments in Istanbul. All along the strait and on both shores, you will discover the marble Palaces of Dolmabahce, Beylerbeyi, the beautiful wooden Ottoman villas called "yali" (water-side residences) which stand side by side with modern residential and luxurious apartments, the medieval forteresses etc. In the afternoon, you can visit Chora (Kariye) Museum whose mosaics and frescoes are among the most beautiful in the Byzantine World. You can continue with the visit of imposing Haghia Sophia which marked the apogee of Byzantine Emperor Justinian's reign. Last, you can shop at the historical Grand Bazaar.
 

Day 4Istanbul - Cappadocia (Nevsehir Airport)44 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary:After breakfast transfer to Istanbul Airport. Upon arrival, Pick-up your vehicle. Admire the extraordinary landscape as you drive to Cappadocia. Seek suggestions on regional attractions, Dinner and overnight at hotel.
 

Day 5Cappadocia32 miBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary: Take a full day to discover Cappadocia. Visit the Goreme Valley, an open-air museum with rock-hewn churches (7th-13th centuries) adorned with biblical frescoes. At a handicraft center, learn about the arts of rural Turkey and watch a demonstration on hand made rugs. Tour an Underground City. Marvel at the cavedwellings and fairy chimneys of the Avcilar Valley and the Kiliclar Valley.Take photos at the best vista points en route to the hotel.
 

Day 6Cappadocia120 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: Continue your visits in Cappadocia with Soganli Valley where you will see medieval rock churches within a traditional Cappadocia village. On the road, stop at Sinassos to stroll the streets to see some best examples of 19th century Cappadocia architecture. Stop to see Valley of the Pigeon Houses. We also recommend "Hot Air Balloon Ride" over the magnificent landscape of Cappadocia. You can end the day with a visit to one of the famous wineries of Cappadocia to taste local vines.
 

Day 7Cappadocia - Konya140 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: Drive to Konya. En route, stop at the Sultanhan Caravanserai - a hotel for merchants during the Seljuk period 13th Centuries. In Konya, visit the Museum of Mevlana, the famous mystic poet, and founder of the Sufi Order of the Whirling Dervishes. Visit alsoInce Minare Museum of Tiles, housed in a 13th century mosque. You can also take a walk on the Aladdin Hill (across the street from Ince Minare Museum) to see several tea houses where people smoke their water pipes.
 

Day 8Konya - Pamukkale 280 miBreakfast, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary: In the morning, take the road to Pamukkale via Beysehir, where you can visit the Esrefoglu Mosque with its superb decorativewood and stone, you will head northwest to Yalvac, to visit the Archaeological Museum and the ancient Antioch in Pisidia, large Roman garrison town where St. Paul preached a sermon. You will continue by road skirting the mountainous lakes to get to Pamukkale, a unique natural site to visit his "Cotton Castle" wherethe warm waters, which have transformed the cliff, trickle into basins of travertine limestone. At Pamukkale, you can also visit Hierapolis ancient city spa whose well preserved necropolis is one of the largest of the ancient world.
 

Day 9Pamukkale- Aphrodisias - Ephesus155 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: In the morning, you can relax in the natural hot pools, then go for a visit to Aphrodisias ancient city dedicated to Aphrodite, the Goddess of Beauty, Love and Fertility, and also renowned for its school of sculpture, you will see the stadium, which is the best preserved in Asia Minor, the Temple of Aphrodite, the Tetrapylon, Theatre, museum. Then continue to Selcuk
 

Day 10Ephesus32 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: In the morning, discover one of the world's best places to visualize an ancient Roman city. View the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. After lunch, visit also Ephesus Museum and drive toSirince Village with its old 19th century Greek houses which have been nicely restored. You will end the day by a mini fashion-show which let you appreciate leather production in Turkey. Drive back to Selcuk
 

Day 11DepartureBreakfast
 

Drop off your vehicle at Izmir airport. Assistance with departure formalities.
 

Special Features

Included
- Arrival transfer . Accommodation in
stated or similar hotels
- Daily breakfasts.
- Air - conditioned cars,
- (No car in Istanbul, for car descriptions please visit www.turkeyvision.com) . Briefing in Istanbul covering hotel directions, important sites along your itinerary, shopping and driving tips.
Not Included
- Airfare
- Gas and parking fees, Second driver fee (approx. $10 per day), Travel, insurance, personal expenses
- Visa fee.
- Renault Traffic. **Manual transmission ** - Mercedes Sprinter Including chauffeur & his accommodation & fuel for 400 km per day.
Hotels

 
Standard
Istanbul - Grand Yavuz - 4 stars
Cappadoce - Mustafa Hotel - 4 stars
Konya - Dundar Hotel - 4 stars
Denizli - Pamukkale - Tripolis Hotel - 4 stars
Kusadasi - Marina Hotel - 4 stars
 

 
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