Brief Itinerary

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

Day 2 – Jewels of Istanbul. Departure for Canakkale/Gallipoli. Overnight in Cruise.

Day 3 – Explore Old City. Fly to Izmir. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 4 – Explore Pamukkale ( Cotton Castle ). Overnight Kusadasi.

Day 5 – Explore Ephesus ancient city & House of Virgin Mary. Check in cruise. Departure from Kusadasi.

Day 6 – Athens / Greece. Overnight in Cruise

Day 7 – At sea. Overnight in Cruise

Day 8 – Alexandria & Port Said / Egypt. Overnight in Cruise

Day 9 – Ashdod / Israel. Overnight in Cruise

Day 10 – Limassol / Cyprus. Overnight in Cruise

Day 11 – Rhodes / Greece. Overnight in Cruise

Day 12 – Welcome back to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi

Day 13 – 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.

March 6, 13, 20
November 6, 13, 20, 27
December 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Starting Price 2.500 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 – 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. (NO INTERIOR VISIT)

Overnight Istanbul

Day 3 – Explore the Old City & Fly to Izmir – 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 Izmir.  Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight Kusadasi

Day 4 – Explore Pamukkale (Hierapolis) – Full Day Guided Tour 

After breaksfast you heading to the magnificent White calcium terraces, known as Cotton Castle (Pamukkale) where you also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city was used in Roman time for their therapeutic powers.

Overnight Kusadasi

Day 5 – Explore Ephesus – Full Day Guided Tour 

Absorb yourself in history today. Today you visit Ephesus , Temple of Artemis and House of Virgin Mary. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient times. Carpet weaving has long traditions in Turkey and at the carpet village you can learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value.

After the tour we will transfer you to Kusadasi Port. You do your check in for cruise.

Overnight in Cruise

Day 6 – Athens / Greece – Cruising 

Today arrive to Athens.

Arrival at 9:00 am

Departure at 9:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 7 – At Sea – Cruising 

Today all day at sea.

Overnight in Cruise

Day 8 – Alexandria & Port Said – Cruising 

Today arrive to Egypt.

Arrival at Alexandria 7:00 am / Departure from Alexandria at 9:00 am

Arrival at Port Said 8:00 pm / Departure from Port Said at 10:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 9 – Ashdod / Israel – Cruising 

Today you will visit Ashdod.

Arrival at Ashdod 8:00 am

Departure from Ashdod at 10:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 10 – Limassol / Cyprus – Cruising 

Today you will visit Limassol.

Arrival at 11:00 am

Departure at 6:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 11 – Rhodes / Greece – Cruising 

Today you will visit Rhodes.

Arrival at 11:50 am

Departure at 8:00 pm

Overnight in Cruise

Day 12 – Welcome Back to Kusadasi

We will welcome you at Kusadasi Port. Today you have free day before departure from TURKEY.

Overnight Kusadasi

Day 13 – Departure from TURKEY – Airport Transfer 

Upon your flight time we will transfer you to Izmir Airport and you take your flight to Istanbul Airport to take your connecting flight back home.

End of the Service!!

 

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Low Season  N/A N/A N/A
Shoulder Season 2.500 Euro 2.800 Euro 2.900 Euro
Peak Season N/A N/A N/A