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 02 : 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 break at local restaurant, you will visit the Topkapi Palace (excluding harem), residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Day tour will finish with the visit of Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 03 : Morning Bosphorus cruise / Fly to Cappadocia (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 tour back to hotel and 15:30pm Transfer to airport for flight to Nevsehir at 18:55pm. 21:05pm, Arrival to Nevsehir, meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 04 : North Cappadocia (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
[OPTINAL: This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost ]
Breakfast, 09:30am, start for the guided tour to visit Uchisar Castle (Byzantium period), visiting Devrent Valley and Monk's Valley (Pasabagi) where you find the world famous fairy chimneys and Zelve Open Air Museum, the most famous tourist attraction in Cappadocia.. Break for lunch in Avanos then on to visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries. You can see their demonstration and you can try to make it. Visit Goreme Open-Air Museum to explore the numerous churches & monasteries with their frescoes. After tour back to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 05 : South Cappadocia /Flight to Izmir (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:30am, start to visit Goreme Panorama, Visit Cavusin (old Greek village) the day also includes panoramic views at Pigeon Valley with its famous dove cotes then time for lunch before heading to visit one of the Underground City. Continuing on to the Love Valley Panorama. Today las stop is Gulludere valley One of the nicest and most most beautiful places to go walking in Cappadocia in Gulludere Valley. After tour transfer to Kayseri airport for flight to Izmir at 22:30pm
23:55pm Arrival to Izmir, meet and transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 06: Ephesus tour with House of Virgin Mary: (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:00am, visit 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. Next we will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis. Lunch then visit the House of the Virgin Mary's. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 07: Pamukkale tour/ Fly to Istanbul. (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 07:30am head to Pamukkale and enjoy a visit to the natural travertens (Cotton Castle) formed by lime deposits, one of the most visted of Turkey's natural wonders. Also explore the ruins of Hierapolis. Then If you like to swim in the Ancient Pool which is also called Cleopatras Pool they charge extra entrance fee.Please note that drive to/from Pamukkale is around 3hours each way. After tour, transfer to Denizli airport for an evening flight to Istanbul at 19:55pm.
21:10pm, Arrival to Istanbul, meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 08 : Istanbul / Departure (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from hotel (before 12:00pm), transfer to Istanbul airport as per your flight departure time.