DOMESTIC FLIGHT INFO
** 15 Kg Check in Luggage & 8 Kg Cabin Bag **
TK 7296 Istanbul to Cappadocia by Anadolu Jet
XQ 9039 Cappadocia to Izmir by Sun Express
PC 3302 Izmir to Istanbul by Pegasus Airlines
|ACCOMMODATION INFO||Recital Hotel in Istanbul / Hotel located in old town / 1 double room
Heaven Cave Hotel in Cappadocia / Hotel located in Urgup town / 1 double stone room
Efe Boutique Hotel in Kusadasi / You will have sea view rooms / 1 double room
Celestyal Olympia Cruise / 1 Double Interior , Exterior or Suite Room
|TOTAL PRICE OF YOUR TOUR|| Price per person in double room !! – Small Group Tours ( You will join small group tours and your transfers will be organized regularly )
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|INCLUDED (FOR CRUISE TOUR PART)||
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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.
Optional Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Entertainment
We will pick you up from Hotel at approximately 07:45 pm and transfer you to the Istanbul Kabatas Port from where your Dinner Cruise will commense.You are in for a treat with our exciting dinner Cruise that presents you the beauty of Istanbul at night while cruising the Bosphorus. You will dine on a delicious assortment of authentic Turkish Cuisine, PLUS you enjoy an outstanding Turkish Night of entertainment which will feature traditional dances from the seven different regions of Turkey as well as an oriental belly-dance show. Your performance will include Ottoman dancers, Romany Gypsy Girls, belly dancers, and the Asuk Masuk comedy team, etc. This is a night you will not forget and one loved by ALL our customers who have attended previous cruises. Your dinner cruise ends at about midnight, at which time we will transfer you to the Hotel. ( 55 euro per person )
Day 2 - Jewels of Istanbul – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
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.
ÇAMLICA (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 up to the ANADOLU KAVAGI. You will meet with Black Sea.
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). You will see 3 bridges.
BEYLERBEYİ PALACE The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN SIDE.
Day 3 - Explore the Old City & Fly to Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
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.
Day 4 - Explore Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour /B,L
Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour : Today very early in the morning we will depart for our amazing Balloon Tour we will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 04:30 am (depending on the location of your hotel) and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight as you enjoy a light breakfast snack; preparation time is generally 15-20 minutes. Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb about 3000 feet above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you. During certain segments of the flight our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo taking opportunities. The Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight, and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate, signed by your pilot, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. You will be returned to your hotel at the end of your tour where you can rest, have breakfast, and then continue your day. ( 140 euro per person )
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.
Day 5 - Explore Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
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.
Day 6 - Fly to Izmir & Explore Ephesus – Full Day Guided Tour / B,L
After breakfast we will transfer you to Cappadocia airport and you will take your flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.
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. Ephesus is one of the most important ancient city in the World and it was capital of the Asia Minor.
Day 7 -Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) – Full Day Guided Tour/ B,L
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. Today bring your swim suit with you because you will have time to enjoy with the thermal water of Pamukkale. After the tour back to hotel
Day 8 – Depart for Patmos – Cruising / B,L,D
After breakfast we will transfer you to Kusadasi Port and you will get on the Cruise.
Ship Depert for Patmos Island at 1 Pm. Arrive to Patmos 5:45 pm and stay at the port till 9:30 Pm.
Overnight in Cruise
Day 9 – Heraklion & Santorini – Cruising / B,L,D
Today you will visit 2 islands. Heraklion and Santorini.
Ship arrive to Heraklion first at 7 am and leave at 12.01 pm
Ship arrive Santorini at 4:30 pm and leave at 9:30 pm
Overnight in Cruise
Day 10 – Athens & Mykonos – Cruising / B,L,D
Today you will visit Athens and Mykonos.
Ship arrive to Athens first at 7 am and leave at 11.30 am
Ship arrive Mykonos at 6:00 pm and leave at 11:00 pm
Overnight in Cruise
Day 11 – Arrive to Kusadasi – Port Transfer / B
Today we will welcome you back at the Kusadasi Port and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 12 – Departure from TURKEY – Airport Transfer / B
Upon your flight time we will transfer you to Izmir Airport and you fly back to Istanbul to take your connecting flight to Istanbul.
End of the service!!