DAY 01 : Arrival istanbul (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 ( 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 sultans and visit of Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 03 : Istanbul to Gallipoli (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
06:30 am After meeting up with your professionally-trained licensed tour guide at hotel, drive to the World War I Battlefields of Gallipoli. Arrival to Eceabat & lunch break at local restaurant. After lunch, you will start touring Gallipoli Peninsula and visit Kabatepe War Museum, Beach Cemetery (John Simpson's Grave), ANZAC Cove, Ari Burnu (First ANZAC landing place), Lone Pine Cemetery (Australian memorial), Johnston's Jolly (Walk in the ANZAC trenches), View Shrapnel Valley, Turkish Memorial, The Nek and Walker's Ridge & Chunuk Bair (Main New Zealand memorial). Overnight in Canakkale.
DAY 04 :Troy & Pergamon Tour then to Kusadasi (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 08:45am we depart for the ancient city of Troy . Your guide will explain the mythology surrounding Troy, the Trojan Horse and Helen of Troy, as well as the history and discoveries of the archeological diggings from its discovery by Heinrich Schliemann in the 1870's to the present day and on going. Nine cities have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 B.C. Then the day will continue with a drive to Pergamum. After lunch start the tour of Pergamum with the Acropolis, the Steepest Theater of the ancient world, Temple of Trojan. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 05 : Ephesus tour (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. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 06 : Pamukkale tour then to Cappadocia (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, depart for Pamukkale to visit Hierapolis meaning "sacred city’’, famous for its hot springs. The calcium waters rise from the ground at a temperature of 35 C and tumble down the mountain from a height of 100 meters, forming a myriad of pools. Cream-colored stalactites are formed as the water overflows from the pools, creating a breathtaking sight unequalled in the world. Bring swimwear as you may have time to swim in the Antique Pool (extra fee applies.) Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica and Necropolis. 21:00 pm Overnight coach to Cappadocia.
DAY 07 : Arrival & Cappadocia Tour including Goreme (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
07:00 am Arrival Cappadocia, meet and transfer to hotel. 09:45 am, visit Goreme Open Air Museum consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches. Visit also Uchisar to take pictures of "The Castle" and sightseeing. Lunch in Goreme and then visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries. You can see their demonstration and you can try to make it. After that a visit to the valley of fairy chimney, the name is Pasabagi then we continue to see Cavusin (Rose Valley) which has amazing beautiful red rock formations. Next is the Devrent Valley and Urgup afterwards. Following that a panoramic view point to observe the fairy chimneys. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 08 : Cappadocia Tour /Overnight coach to Istanbul (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
(OPTINAL:This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost of 210.00 EUR Per person)
After breakfast, 09:45am, join on another full day tour this time starting with a 4km (medium grade) hike in Red Valley exploring rock-cut churches and colorful fairy chimneys along the way. Visit Cavusin (old Greek village) then time for lunch before heading on to delve down into Kaymakli Underground City. The day also includes panoramic views at Pigeon Valley with its famous dove cotes & Ortahisar. 20:00 pm Depart on overnight coach to Istanbul.
DAY 09 : Arrival Istanbul / Half day Bosphorus cruise (Meals:No)
07:00 am arrive in Istanbul bus station take a shuttle bus to Sultanahmet & check in hotel. 13:20 pm Pick up from hotel, 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. Overnight in Istanbul
DAY 10 : Tour ends/ Transfer to Airport (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from your hotel (before 12:00pm), we will arrange transfer to Istanbul Airport.