Pamukkale Ephesus Cappadocia Tour with Balloon Ride, ATV Safari | La Vacanza Travel

Pamukkale Ephesus Cappadocia Tour with Balloon Ride, ATV Safari

Duration: 4 days
Destination: Türkiye, İstanbul, Istanbul

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  • 4 days
  • Istanbul
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Covering Turkey’s top sights takes serious time and planning, but you’ll hit the highlights on this all-inclusive, multi-day guided tour. Take a dip in the famous white travertines of Pamukkale, marvel at the world’s best-preserved Greco-Roman ruins in Ephesus, and venture deep into the underground cities and chimney-shamed rocks of Cappadocia.


Day 1: Departure from Istanbul or Antalya or Bodrum to Pamukkale - Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour - Overnight at Kusadasi

Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
The travel services will start with a departure transfer from your hotel to airport. Our driver will meet you at the reception of your hotel (or your AirBnb address if the street of it is available for car parking) and then transfer to airport for your flight from Istanbul to Denizli/Çardak. The pick-up time is between 03.45am and 05.00am for this transfer. This timing depends the scheduled departure time of flight from Istanbul to Denizli/Cardak on your travel date. We will inform you about exact timing after booked your domestic flight ticket(s).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Denizli Çardak Airport, Cumhuriyet Mah., Küme Evler Sok. No:1, 20350 Çardak/Denizli, Türkiye
Upon your arrival Denizli/Cardak airport, we will meet you at this airport and then driven to Pamukkale - approx one hour from Denizli Airport.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bodrum City, Bodrum City, Bodrum District, Mugla Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
If you booked the option of “from Bodrum to Istanbul”, we will pick you up from your hotel in Bodrum, and then driven to Pamukkale - approx three and half hours from Bodrum.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Antalya, Antalya, Turkish Mediterranean Coast
If you booked the option of “from Antalya to Istanbul”, we will pick you up from your hotel in Antalya, and then driven to Pamukkale - approx three and half hours from Antalya.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Pamukkale Natural Park, Pamukkale Mh, Menderes Cd. No:52, 20190, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Türkiye
Pamukkale Natural Park is an UNESCO world heritage site that receives many famous visitors since antiquity, such as the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, and it is called the "Cotton Castle".
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hierapolis & Pamukkale, Pamukkale 20280 Turkiye
The highlights of Hierapolis tour are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinus Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Pamukkale Turkiye
After visited the Hierapolis Ancient City, you will take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Free time for about 60-75 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale, and swim at white travertines (thermal pools) of Pamukkale. Then meet again with your guide, start walking in the middle of travertines from up to down without shoes and socks.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pamukkale, Pamukkale
You will get your lunch in a local restaurant at the Pamukkale town.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast
At the end of the Pamukkale Natural Park & Hierapolis Tour, we will transfer you to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes

Pass By: Kusadasi Castle, Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi Turkiye
This small castle is picturesque Byzantine fortress stands on the causeway-connected Guvercin Adasi (Pigeon Island) and has recently been renovated. ** There is no any visit to this place on tour. You can visit there by your own after we dropped you to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Pass By: Okuz Mehmet Pasa KervansarayI, Ataturk BulvarI 2, Kusadasi Turkiye
This caravanserai was built by the Grand Vizier Okuz Mehmed Pasha to support maritime trade in the region. This historical building is opposite to Kusadasi cruise port. ** There is no any visit to this place on tour. You can visit there by your own after we dropped you to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Meals included:
• Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant during guided tour
Accommodation included: "Efe Boutique Hotel" in Kusadasi. (or equivalent hotel, if it is not available on your dates)

Day 2: Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour - Flight from Izmir to Cappadocia - Overnight at Cappadocia

Stop At: Kusadasi Gazi Begendi Park, Turgut Ozal Blv., Kusadasi Turkiye
After having breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel and depart for your Ephesus tour. Before drive to Ephesus area, we will stop at the Gazi Begendi Park (Hill) for you can take photos of the amazing Kusadasi Bay. ***Please check out from hotel and take your luggages before departure to Ephesus tour. We will transfer you direct to Izmir airport after the tour.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Sultaniye Mahallesi, Selcuk 35100 Turkiye
Your first visit will be the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. Once you arrive there you will be thrilled by the natural beauty that surrounds the monument.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkiye
Your next visit will be the Ephesus Ancient City. Ephesus was one of the most important harbor cities in antique world and also it is mentioned in the book of Revelations as one of the seven churches. Also Celsus Library and theater in Ephesus are the other highlights. You will see the Celcus Library, Temple of Hadrian, Fountain of Trajan, Odeon, Agora, Fountain of Domitian, Hercule Gate, Grand Theater, Nike, Ancient Toilets during tour in this ancient city.
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Pass By: Ephesus Terrace Houses, Selcuk 35148 Turkiye
You will be walking from front of Terrace Houses during your tour and your guide will give information about the Terrace Houses of Ephesus Ancient City. (Pass by without stopping / no visit)

Stop At: Selcuk, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean Coast
You will get your lunch in a local restaurant at the Selcuk town.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkiye
Another visit of this tour is Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, standing today next to Ephesus ancient city.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport, Dokuz Eylül, 35410 Gaziemir/İzmir, Türkiye
After the Ephesus tour, we will transfer you to Izmir airport for your flight to Kayseri.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kayseri Erkilet Airport (ASR), Hilal, Mustafa Kemal Paşa Blv., 38090 Kocasinan/Kayseri, Türkiye
Upon your arrival Kayseri airport, we will transfer you to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant during guided tour
Accommodation included: "1811 Cave Hotel" in Cappadocia. (or equivalent hotel, if it is not available on your dates)

Day 3: Hot Air Balloon Ride (INCLUDED) - ATV Quad Bike Safari (INCLUDED) - Overnight at Cappadocia

Stop At: Cappadocia Tours & Hot Air Balloons, İsali - Gaferli - Avcılar, Cevizler Sk. No:12/1, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Hot Air Balloon Ride (INCLUDED) : Get ready for a wonderful experience unique to Cappadocia! We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight. The flight will be at sunrise time, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you. During certain segments of the flight our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo taking opportunities. Duration of total activity is approx 3 hours, and total duration of flight is approx 60 minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight and you will be presented with a madal, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. Afterwards, we will drop back you to your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Cappadocia Atv And Horse Tours Ovizu, SaglIk Sokak, Goreme Turkiye
ATV Quad Bike Safari (INCLUDED) : We will transfer you to ATV Quad Safari starting point and you will do one hour safari with your private ATV. This outdoor adventure will be amazing as you will be driving on the paths of amazing valleys and have the stops for picture taking. You will feel like you are on pathfinder driving on Moon. The duration of this outdoor adventure will be approx one hour. After your ATV Quad Bike Safari, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
Accommodation included: "1811 Cave Hotel" in Cappadocia. (or equivalent hotel, if it is not available on your dates)

Day 4: Full-day Cappadocia Tour - Flight Back to Istanbul

Stop At: Urgup, Urgup, Cappadocia
We will pick you up from your hotel on 09.30am-10.00am (Approx) and depar for the Red Tour of Cappadocia. Meet the most famous family of fairy chimneys: Three beauties. These are the official symbol of both Urgup and Cappadocia.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkiye
Here is the monastery, including the rock cut churches, kitchens, wineries, storages and living rooms left from Anatolian Christians. Goreme Open Air Museum is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ortahisar Panorama, Eski, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
The entire town is dominated by the 90-metre-high (300 ft) rock-castle in the centre of the town, which is called Sivrikoya by the inhabitants. It is an extraordinary example of the rock-cut architecture which is typical of the region and served as a refuge from attackers in Byzantine times. You will see all these rock-cut architecture by panoramic visit.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkiye
Uchisar rock castle is one of the biggest landmarks of Cappadocia. It is the highest tuff hill in the area with beautiful views of the surrounding valley full of bizarre rock formations. (There are no any visit to rock castle because of the walking difficulties and safety risks on there. You will have a stop for panoramic view to this rock castle and Cappadocia from castle region.)
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
You will take your lunch by a Turkish Kebab Restaurant in Goreme. Also, Vegetarian meals are available in same restaurant.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkiye
Avanos is a popular destination because of its attractive old town with cobbled streets, and views over the river. The old city of Avanos, whose name in ancient times was Venessa, overlooks the longest river of Turkey, the Kizilirmak (Red River), which also separates Avanos from the rest of Cappadocia. The most famous historical feature of Avanos, which is still relevant and very visible today, is its production of earthenware pottery; it is also the most economic activity in the town. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kizilirmak has always been used.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkiye
Which is also known as Imagination Valley. Valley contains many animal shaped rocks which are mostly in red colour. Some of the most frequent shapes is like Camel.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkiye
Cappadocia is famous for its unique landforms. The Fairy Chimneys are the most obvious places to visit where these landforms are best seen and the common life of humankind and nature. On this tour, you will have seen many examples of the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia.

Stop At: Cappadocia, Türkiye
At the end of tour, you will be transferred to Cappadocia airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: İstanbul, Türkiye
Upon your arrival Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport and then we will drop you to your hotel in Istanbul. *** The departure time of return flight is between 08.00pm and 09.00pm. That's meaning, Your return flight will be landing Istanbul approx. 09.30pm and 10.45pm. *** The best timing is this one for you can catch your return flight to Istanbul after your full-day guided Cappadocia tour on today.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
• Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant during guided tour
No accommodation included on this day.

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Domestic Flight Tickets : Istanbul to Denizli - Izmir to Cappadocia - Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Services in Istanbul, Cappadocia, Kusadasi, Bodrum, Antalya
  • 3 Guided Tours in Pamukkale, Ephesus, Cappadocia
  • Outdoor Tour(s) : Hot Air Balloon Ride, ATV Quad Bike Safari
  • Professional tour guide who licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • Entrance fees of museums, national parks, ruins mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Lunch
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Thermal Pools
  • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Tours & Hot Air Balloons
  • Entry/Admission - Hierapolis & Pamukkale
  • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Atv And Horse Tours Ovizu
  • Entry/Admission - Pamukkale Natural Park
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fee of Ancient Pool (Cleopatra's Pool) in Pamukkale
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the double or triple room. If you would like add accommodation on single room(s) to your booking, there could be supplement cost. There are not going to be any extra cost for bookings of single / solo travelers. They will already accommodate at single room(s).
  • The check-in time of the hotels is 02.00pm, and you can not start use your room before this time. This is about the check-in & check-out policies of the hotels.
  • The tour operator will send e-tickets of your domestic flights at six days before your departure date. You will not need the print out copies of the tickets for domestic flights. Your passport and reservation number on the tickets will be enough for check-in to plane.
  • The tour operator can request your some passport details for the bookings of your flight tickets. If you do not share the details which requested by the tour operator, your domestic flight tickets can not bookable.
  • You will have 15kg luggage + 8kg hand bag quota per person for each domestic flight. If you will need more luggage capacity, please inform that to the tour operator. There could be some extra fee for luggage quotas more than 15kg. This is exactly about the policies of airline companies.
  • If your return hotel is different than pick-up hotel, please inform that detail immediately. If you inform that detail after organised your flight tickets, the tour operator can request extra cost because of the distances between the airports and some hotels. If you inform this type changes on service day (last day of your trip), the tour operator do not accept this last minute amending and drop you to your pick-up hotel.
  • If your pick-up / drop-off hotels are inside of airports (IST and SAW airports) the tour operator do not provide any hotel pick-up / drop-off service.
  • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you are entitled to a partial refund. In such a case, your refund will be processed by the day after of that trip.
  • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximately flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket. The flight duration could be 50-55 minutes or 65-70 minutes. This situation depend the weather conditions before landing, and pilots are decide to that within the safety rules of Civil Aviation Authority. Total activity duration is approximately 3 hours.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • This tour is not available for the bookings to children who are 17 years old and under.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

1: İstanbul, Türkiye
2: Antalya, Türkiye
3: Bodrum, Muğla, Türkiye
4: Kale Mahallesi, Kale, Pamukkale, 20190 Pamukkale/Denizli, Türkiye
5: Kuşadası, Aydın, Türkiye
6: Selçuk, İzmir, Türkiye
7: İzmir, Türkiye
8: Cappadocia, Türkiye
9: Göreme, Aydınlı - Orta, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
10: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Türkiye
11: Avanos, Nevşehir, Türkiye
12: Uçhisar, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
13: Ortahisar, Esentepe, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Istanbul Airport, TayakadIn Terminal Street No. 1, Istanbul 34283 Turkiye
  • Sabiha Gokcen, Istanbul Turkiye
  • Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkiye
  • Antalya Airport, Antalya Turkiye
  • Gazipasa-Alanya Airport, Alanya Turkiye
  • Milas Airport, Turkiye

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


4 days

User's Reviews


13 May, 2022

The best experience was flying in the Hot Air Balloon. The next best was being able to stay for 2 nights in the best Dere Suites in Cappadocia. And to top the list was when we had a very special guide at Ephesus as we were very lucky to have Mr. Mehmet as our guide who knew every little detail of Ephesus and he was able to explain in detail which helped us along the way . Even at Pamukkale he was very through in explaining everything to us and in this way I must say that this is the very very best tour and u will never ever look back. If given another opportunity I will surely book this tour again. It is worth the money. Even the very trips by plane was all very well organized from the beginning to the very end.


25 Nov, 2021

Couldnt recommend this tour more! The customer service was fantastic. We didnt receive our confirmation immediately (due to a system error). It was 11pm when we booked and i was worried so i messaged on whatsapp. I received a response immediately and was told theyd check and get the confirmation the next day which i did. Fast forward to the tour and everything was perfect. Every single transfer and flight was on time and free flowing. The guides were knowledgable, funny and catered to all needs. Allowing just enough time at every location and attraction. I honestly couldnt recommend this more. If you have the time you need to book this as well as the hot air balloon. Once in a lifetime experience and worth absolutely every single penny.


24 Mar, 2020

Turkey was an amazing place to visit. This tour made it even better. The tour guides, hotel staff were all exceptional, I highly recommend it


06 Mar, 2020

This 4 day tour was supposed to be an escorted tour for up to 15 people. The first two days went very well. Pick ups on time and a small group of our 6 travelers were escorted by the same guide and driver for the full two days. It was excellent and covered all the key places in Pamakkale and Izmir. The hotel in Kusadasi was excellent as well. Unfortunately, the last two days were not the same. For our last two days in Cappadocia, we were picked up by just the regular airport shuttle for the 45 minute trip to our cave hotel. The cave hotel accommodation was authentic and excellent. However, for the third day, we were just added to the regular red tour itinerary with other travelers that had booked that red tour. We stopped and picking up other travelers for the day and dropped them off as well before getting back to our hotel. On the fourth day, it was the same for the green tour. We were picked up and after picking up other travelers we were then taken to a local travel agency where we waited to be put on another bus to go with the local tour for that day. At the end of the tour, we will just sent back on the airport shuttle jammed in with 20 other people. When you pay a premium to be on a tour package, you expect it to be an inclusive tour for the four days and not just two days.


29 Oct, 2022

Viaggio ben organizzato ma troppo tempo dedicato allo shopping anziché alle visite culturali,alberghi non sempre in centro città e viaggio in mongolfiera perfettibile.Ottima guida

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A very well organized tour for young and old alike


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