Brief Itinerary

 

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

Day 2 Explore Old City. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 Visit Dolmabahce Palace and Bosphorus cruise tour. Fly to Izmir. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 4 Explore Ephesus ancient city & House of Virgin Mary. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5  Explore Pamukkale ( Cotton Castle ). Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 Visit Pergamon ancient city. Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.

 

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Istanbul Airport
TYPE OF 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 party.
FLEXIBLE DEPARTURE TIME Every day, all year around
CUSTOMIZABLE You can change our tours as you like or we can organize your desired tour.
INCLUDED
All accomodation B&B at choise of selected 4-5 star, boutique or cave hotels
All seightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program
All meals where shown in the itinerary with this legend (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Domestic flight tickets (May be operated by Turkish Airlines, Anadolu Jet, Atlas Jet, 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 parking fees, ferry tools and petrol
All entrance fees and taxes
EXCLUDED
International airfare to Turkey
Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personel expenses, posters, tips

 

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Day 1: ISTANBUL

Welcome to Istanbul. Your guide meet with you at the airport. Depends on your arrival time you may explore the city or transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Istanbul

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Day 2: ISTANBUL

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

Overnight Istanbul

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Day 3: ISTANBUL-EPHESUS

Today you visit Dolmabahce Palace and then have a Bosphorus Cruise (public boat) experience. Afternoon you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir.

Overnight Kusadasi

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Day 4: EPHESUS

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.

Overnight Kusadasi

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Day 5: PAMUKKALE (HIERAPOLIS)

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

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Day 6: OPTIONAL TOUR

Priene-Miletos-Didyma Tour

Your tour starts with Priene, which occupies a dramatic position overlooking the Meander Valley and plain. Then driven into Miletos, which holds amazing ports along with the distinction of being the hometown of several well-known Philosophers and sages. Miletos also preserves a spectator theater that you’ll be able to enjoy visiting. Finally you’ll be driven to Didyma, where the largest Temple of Apollo resides in Anatolia, it is known to be one of the most sacred places of antiquity.

Overnight Kusadasi

Overnight Cappadocia

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Day 7: PERGAMON

After breakfast tour to Pergamon which is one of the seven churches of revelation and famed with amazing temples in the ancient time. You visit one of the oldest medical center of the history as well.

After the tour we say goodbye and transferred to the airport.

Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.