Brief Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Istanbul. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 – Explore Old City. Fly to Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 3 – Explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia. ( Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride )

Day 4 – Explore Cappadocia. Fly back to Istanbul. Check-in for cruise.  Overnight in Cruise.

Day 5 – Jewels of Istanbul. Departure for Canakkale/Gallipoli. Overnight in Cruise.

Day 6 – Canakkale/ Turkey (You can visit Gallipoli or Troy). Overnight in Cruise

Day 7 – Volos / Greece. Overnight in Cruise

Day 8 – Crete(Heraklion) / Greece. Overnight in Cruise

Day 9 – Santorini & Mykonos. Overnight in Cruise

Day 10 – Athens . Overnight in Cruise

Day 11 – Welcome back to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul

Day 12 – Departure from TURKEY

End of the Service !

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION                                                                    Istanbul Airports
TYPE OF TURKEY TOUR Private or Small Group Tour
You can join our small group tour (max.16 people) or we can organize a private tour for only your
DEPARTURE DATE OF THE SHIP / 2020

These dates departure dates of the cruise from Istanbul Port.

So tour can be customized depands on your arrival date to TURKEY. Please get more info from our tour sales department.

April 5, 12, 19, 26
May 3, 10
October 11, 18

 

Starting Price 2.280 Euro
INCLUDED
FOR TURKEY TOUR PART

All accommodation at choise of selected hotels

All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.

Domestic flight tickets (may be operated by Turkish Airlines,Anadolu Jet,Atlas Global,Sun Express,Onur Airlines or Pegasus Airlines )

All tours with English speaking guidance licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism

All transport with new & AC vehicles

All airport transfer throughout the trip

All entrance & parking fees,ferry,tolls and petrol

All local taxes and insurances

All meals listed ( breakfast, lunch, dinner )

FOR CRUISE TOUR PART

All accommodation at choise of selected cabin type

All Port Taxes

Beverage Packages

Excursions at the ports

Port and Service Charges

Excluded
FOR TURKEY TOUR PART

International airfare to TURKEY

Drinks,visas,personal expenses,porters, tips

Meals not listed ( breakfast, lunch, dinner )

FOR CRUISE TOUR PART

Personal spendings

Day 1 – Arrive Istanbul / Airport Transfer

Welcome to Istanbul. Our driver will meet with you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul

Day 2 – Explore the Old City & Fly to Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour

After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.

After the tour we will transfer you to Istanbul airport and you will take your flight to Cappadocia.  Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight Cappadocia

Day 3 – Explore Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour 

Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided  tour of Cappadocia, visiting Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to paşabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles.Drive to the city of Avanos .In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years.Lastly,before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. After the tour we will be back to our hotel.

Overnight Cappadocia

Day 4- Explore Cappadocia & Fly Back to Istanbul – Full Day Guided Tour 

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will again depart for a full day Cappadocia tour. Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Güllüdere valley. Then visit Çavuşin village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen.After lunch Drive to the pigeon valley . In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith.

After the tour we will transfer you to Cappadocia airport and you will take your flight to Istanbul.  Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your cruise ship. You check in the cruise.

Overnight in Cruise

Day 5 – Jewels of Istanbul – Full Day Guided Tour

DOLMABAHÇE PALACE The Dolmabahçe Palace, a blend of various European architectural styles, was built between 1843 – 1856 by Karabet Balyan, the court architect of Sultan Abdulmecid. The three –storied palace built on a symmetrical plan has 285 rooms and 43 halls. The palace has survived intact with its original decorations, furniture and the silk carpets and curtains. Its surpasses all other palaces in the world in wealth and magnificence.

Across to Asia : Have this great experience cross from Eurpe to Asia by bus on Bosphorus Bridge.

CAMLICA (Asian) HILL, we climb a Bosphorus side hill by bus for a few which commands a magnificent view that embraces the Bosphorus and old Istanbul. one of the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of  Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscape in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria.

PIERRE LOTI HILL, The hill was named after the French novelist and noval officer Pierre Loti who visited Istanbul several times and stayed many years.

Fly over by Cable Car Enyoy the beautiful view from cable car all the way down to the hill.

CITY WALLS, The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.

BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions.

THE RUMELI FORTRESS(FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)

Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conquer  took the city in 1453,but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.

BOSPHORUS BRIDGES Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE).

BEYLERBEYİ PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN SIDE.

Overnight in Cruise

Day 6 – Canakkale / TURKEY – Cruising 

Today arrive to Canakkale. You can visit today Gallipoli Peninsula or Ancient city Troy. You can book

Arrival at 7:00 am

Departure at 5:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 7 – Volos / GREECE – Cruising 

Today arrive to Volos.

Arrival at 7:00 am

Departure at 5:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 8 – Crete ( Heraklion) – Cruising 

Today arrive to Crete.

Arrival at 1:00 pm

Departure at 11:59 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 9 – Santorini & Mykonos – Cruising 

Today you will visit Santorini & Mykonos Island.

Ship arrive to Santorini at 7:00 am and leave at 1:00 pm

Ship arrive to Mykonos at 7:00 pm and leave at 2:00 am

Overnight in Cruise

Day 10 – Athens – Cruising 

Arrival at 9:00 am

Departure at 04:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 11 – Arrive to Istanbul

Today you will back to Istanbul.

Ship arrive at 3:30 pm. We will welcome you back and transfer you to your hotl.

Overnight Istanbul

Day 12 – Departure from TURKEY – Airport Transfer 

Upon your flight time we will transfer you to Istanbul Airport.

End of the Service!!

 

Interior Room

Exterior Room

Suite Hotel

Low Season 2.280 Euro 2.410 Euro 2.540 Euro
Shoulder Season 2.495 Euro 2.645 Euro 2.790 Euro
Peak Season 2.995 Euro 3.165 Euro 3.325 Euro