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 Cappadocia and Tour. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 5 – Cappadocia Tour and flight to Izmir. Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 6 – Pamukkale Tour and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7 – Ephesus Tour and flight back to Istanbul. Overnight in istanbul
Day 8 – 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 Ist
Day 3Full Day Boshorus 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 North of Cappadocia Tour
Lunch Included Early morning pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to airport . Flight from Istanbul to Kayseri/Nevsehir then drive for the full day North of Cappadocia tour ; to visit Devrent Valley, one of the most impressive monastery complexes in the area. Next, visit Pasabag (also known as Monk's Valley), followed by a short drive to Avanos, a village situated on the banks of Kizilirmak River, famous for its clay pottery. You can also participate hands-on in a pottery work shop in Avanos. After lunch you will proceed to the Goreme Open Air Museum, featuring the most impressive of all rock-carved churches in Cappadocia. The last stop-off will be at Uchisar Village, located next to a natural Citadel. Tour finishes around 17:00. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 5Full Day South of Cappadocia Tour
Breakfast and Lunch included After breakfast arount 09:00 you will be picked up from your Hotel for the full day regular South if Cappadocia tour to visit Red Valley, presenting an opportunity to hike through orchards and vineyards, between fairy chimneys and rock-carved houses. Continue the walk in Rose Valley. Afterwards, visit the old Christian Village of Cavusin. After lunch visit Pigeon Valley, so named after the hundreds of little windows carved into the rocks to attract nesting pigeons. Then visit Kaymakli Underground City. Tour finishes around 17:00.
Transfer to Kayseri/Nevsehir airport. Flight to Izmir then transfer you to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
(Please note direct flight have 3 times in a week)
Day 6Full 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. Tour finishes around 16:00 and return back to hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi
Day 7Full 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.
After tour transfer to Izmir airport. Flight to Istanbul then transfer to your Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 8End 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