6 DAY TURKEY PACKAGE : ISTANBUL - EPHESUS AND PAMUKKALE
Day 1 - Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2 – Byzantine & ottoman Relics Tour and stay overnight
Day 3 – Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour and stay overnight
Day 4 – Flight to Izmir. Ephesus Tour and Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 5 – Pamukkale Tour and flight back to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 6 –Transfer to airport flight back to home
Day 1Arrival Istanbul
Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
P.S : if your flight is from/to Sabiha Gokcen Airport there is 30Euro extra one way per car.
Day 2Full day Istanbul Old City Tour
Breakfast and Lunch included After breakfast around 08:30 pick up from your hotel for full day Byzantine & Ottoman Relics Tour to visit the Hagia Sophia a 5th century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. Afterwards, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit Imperial Palace of Topkapi from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years and visit the Rustempasha Mosque. Tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 3Full day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour with Dolmabahce Palace
Breakfast and Lunch included After breakfast around 08:30 pick up from your hotel for full day Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour to visit Spice Market and followed by a boat cruise through the Bosphorus, the strait dividing the European and Asian continents, Following lunch break in the afternoon, visit the luxuriously opulent Dolmabahce Palace, the last residence of the sultans. A drive to the Asian part of Istanbul crossing the Intercontinental Bosphorus bridge to visit Camlica Hill The highest point where you can overlook Istanbul and take nice pictures. Tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 4Full day Ephesus Tour
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to airpport. Flight to Izmir fpr Ephesus Tour. Upon your arrival in Izmir you will be met at the airport and transfer to Ephesus for full day tour ; visit the Shrine of Virgin Mary where she is believed to spend her last days.Proceed to ancient city of Ephesus , the wealthiest city of the ancient world and the best preserved one in the today’s world. Ruins include a theater , Gymnasium , Agora , Odeon , Bouleterion , Fountains and the Library of Celsus. After lunch visit the Temple of Artemis considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the world.
Day 5Full day Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included After breakfast drive to Pamukkale which is the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertines and stepped water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblence to cotton piles that it is called 'Cotton Castle' in Turkish.
Visit the travertines and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. The sacred pool also is one of the highlights of the site. There shallow thermal waters ripple over a wonderful scattering of ancient roman ruins that lie beneath.
After tour transfer to Denizli/Izmir airport. Flight to Istanbul then transfer to your Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 6End of Tour
Breakfast included After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport regarding your flight details. End of tour and services