DAY 01 : Arrival to Istanbul- FRIDAY (Meals: No )
Upon arrival in Istanbul (Ataturk Airport), our representative will meet you & transfer to the hotel.
(Check-In after 13:00pm) and check in to hotel. Rest of day is leisure and Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 2 : Historical Istanbul Tour ( Walking tour) (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, visit to the ancient Byzantine Hippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D. After lunch visit the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 03 : Istanbul to Cappadocia Via Ankara -SUNDAY (Meals: Lunch)
05:00 am check out from hotel and transfer to domestic Airport for morning flight to Ankara at 07:00 am.
08:00 am, arrival Ankara meet with the tour coach and VisitVisits to the worid-wide famous Anatolian Civilizations Museum at where there are numerous remnants from stone Age, Neolithic Age, Hittites, Urartians, Phrygians and many other civilizations, Citadel of Ankara and the Mausoleum of M. Kemal Atatürk, the burial place of the national hero who founded modern Turkish Republic. After tour transfer to Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 04 : Visiting Cappadocia- MONDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast ,visit to the Pigeon Valley near Uchisar; then proceed to the Open Air Museum in Goreme through Avcilar Valley and visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible then visit to Kaymakli Underground City. Pasabagi in Zelve region and Avanos with shopping facilities for the world-wide famous handicrafts. Back to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 05 : Cappadocia to Pamukkale Via Konya- TUESDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Early departure for Konya. Visit the 13 th century Seljukian caravanserai "Sultanhan". The next stop will be Konya Regarded by many as the oldest continuously inhabited city in Turkey, Konya has played an important religious role throughout history. Konya is well known for its Whirling Dervishes, members of a religious order founded by Mevlana. Overnight in Pamukkale.
DAY 06 : Pamukkale Tour then to Kusadasi- WEDNESDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
09:30 am depart to Discovery of Travertine terraces and Hierapolis. The travertine terraces at Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders we ever have seen from various mineral springs in a vast white cliff side. Walk along the Hierapolis ancient city ruins, see the huge Necropolis, and feel the warmth of the natural spring as you go barefoot on the Travertens. Then If you like to swim in the Ancient Pool they charge extra entrance fee. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 07 : Ephesus tour -THURSDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:00am depart for Ephesus Tour; First stop, Ephesus Ancient City - Enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk with your guide into the ruins of this Roman provincial capital. Your route takes you past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan. The Grand Theatre, where Saint Paul preached, is the largest theatre is antiquity with capacity of 24.000 seats.Next we will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis (one of the seven wonders of the world). Lunch and then visit the House of the Virgin Mary's. After the tour transferto Izmir Airport for flight to Istanbul at 19:40 pm. 20:40 PM Arrival to Istanbul, meet & transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 08 : Half day morning Bosphorus Cruise- FRIDAY (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, Breakfast, drive to Spice Market, Egyptian Bazaar heaped with various sweets & spices is one of the world’s largest spice bazaars since 1665. Then embark on the Bosphorus ferry for an unforgettable cruise along the Bosphorus, the beautiful strait that divides Europe from Asia. After cruise back to hotel with rest of day is leisure and Overnight in Istanbul
DAY 09 : Departure from Istanbul- SATURDAY (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from your hotel (before 12:00pm), we will arrange transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.