DAY 01 : Arrival to Istanbul- FRIDAY (Meals: No )
Upon arrival in Istanbul (Istanbul 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- SATURDAY ( 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 Ataturk. Drive 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 and Ephesus- WEDNESDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Meryem Ana and visit House of virgin Mary. After lunch continue to Ephesos, the Romen Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificient library, Agora and fantastic greco-roman theatre. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 07 : Pergamon to Canakkale Via Troy- THURSDAY (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Early depature for Pergamum. After lunch visits of Asklepion. Contniue for Troy. The legendary town in the iliad of Homeros, visit the Athena temple. Drive to Canakkale, dinner and overnight in Canakkale.
DAY 08 : Gallipoli to Istanbul - FRIDAY (Meals: Breakfast )
Breakfast, Thereafter sail to the other side of Dardanelles by a ferryboat and drive to Istanbul with visit to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles - particularly involving the Allied Forces including Australians and New Zealanders during World War I. After tour departure for istanbul. Overnight at Istanbul.
DAY 09: Half day morning Bosphorus cruise - SATURDAY (Meals: 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 10 : DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL - SUNDAY (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from your hotel (before 12:00pm), we will arrange transfer to Istanbul Airport.