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. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 Drive to Safranbolu. Overnight in Safranbolu.

Day 5 Explore Safranbolu. Overnight in Safranbolu.

Day 6 Drive to Ankara. Visit mausoleum of Ataturk. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 7 Explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 8 Explore Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 9 Fly to Izmir. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 10 Explore Ephesus ancient city & House of Virgin Mary. Overnight Kusadasi.

Day 11 Explore Pamukkale ( Cotton Castle ). OvernightKusadasi.

Day 12 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

Today you visit Dolmabahce Palace and then have a Bosphorus Cruise (public boat) experience. Afternoon Suleymaniye Mosque and Spice (Egyptian) Market. Overnight Istanbul
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Day 4: ISTANBUL - SAFRANBOLU

After breakfast you say goodbye to Istanbul. drive to Safranbolu. Late afternoon arrive to Safranbolu and check in to our otel. You can go out and discover Safranbolu at night. Overnight Safranbolu
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Day 5: SAFRANBOLU

Today all day you explore Safranbolu where is one of the World heritage site in the World. Safranbolu list for its well preserved Ottoman era houses and architecture. The old town has many well preserved buildings, including; a museum, 25 mosques, 5 tombs, 8 historical fountains, 5 Turkish baths, 3 caravanserais, a historic clock tower, a sundial and hundreds of houses and mansions. Overnight Safranbolu
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Day 6: SAFRANBOLU - CAPPADOCIA

Today travel to Ankara ( Capital of TURKEY ). You visit Anitkabir, the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. Another visit to Anatolian Civilisations Museum. Than Drive to Capadocia. On the way we will give a stop near the Salt Lake. Overnight Cappadocia
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Day 7: CAPPADOCIA

Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided private tour of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum, the fairy chimneys,Uchisar Castle, Avanos,Cavusin Village,Devrent Valley. Overnight Cappadocia
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Day 8: CAPPADOCIA

Today get a good breakfast there is a a canyon and a underground city awaiting for you. You itinerary includes Derinkuyu Underground City , Ihlara Canyon and Selime Monastery. Overnight Cappadocia
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Day 8: OPTIONAL TOUR

In addition to day 8 you may join Cappadocia hot air balloon tour over the valleys. See the beautiful sunrise and the lunar landscape from the sky. Pick up : 5am in the morning Duration of flight : 45 minutes to 1 hour depands on the wind Price : 150 Euro per person
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Day 9: CAPPADOCIA- KUSADASI

Free half day in Cappadocia. Afternoon you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir. Overnight Kusadasi
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Day 9: OPTIONAL TOUR

In addition to day 9 you may try traditional Turkish Bath. Extra fee for this service 35 Euro per person. Duration 2 hours
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Day 10: 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 11: PAMUKKALE

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 12: PERGAMON TOUR

Today 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.( You may substitute Pergamon Tour with Priene-Miletos-Didyma Tour ) After visits our tour concludes and we say goodbye and transferred to the airport. Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.