DAY 01 - Arrival to Istanbul:
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 - Guided Istanbul Tour:
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 04 - Bosphorus Cruise / Fly to Izmir (Meals: Breakfast)
Breakfast, 08:20am short 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. 14:00pm transfer to airport for an afternoon flight to Izmir at 17:00 pm. 18:00pm, Arrival to Izmir, meet and transfer to hotel Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi
DAY 04 - House of Virgin Mary and Ephesus:
Breakfast, todays sightseeing tour will take you to visit the remains of Artemis Temple, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Then on to visit Ephesus Ancient City, the best preserved Greco-Roman city in the world. After a lunch break depart for the House of Virgin Mary and visit the chapel where she is said to have spent her last days. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 05 - Pamukkale to Fethiye:
Breakfast, and meet with the guide to depart for Pamukkale where you will have the chance to visit the natural travertens formed by lime deposits along with ruins of Hierapolis. At end of the tour day you will be transferred on to the bus station in Pamukkale for departure by intercity bus to Fethiye, arrival early evening with transfer to hotel. Overnight in Fethiye.
DAY 06 - Oludeniz & Fethiye:
Today is free at leisure for you to relax on the beach in Oludeniz or explore parts of this resort town and the old Greek Village to Karakoy. Overnight in Fethiye.
DAY 07 - Fethiye to Antalya:
Breakfast, check out and transfer to the bus station for a daytime intercity bus to Antalya. On arrival in Antalya meet for transfer to hotel and remainder of day at leisure. Overnight in Antalya.
DAY 08 - Sightseeing Tours in Antalya:
Today you have the chance to explore Perge, an important city of ancient Pamphylia and the Aspendos Theatre one of the best preserved theatres in the world with seating for 15,000. Still used today, the theater alleries, stage decorations and acoustics all testify to the architects success. The days tour includes a visit to Kursunlu Waterfalls. Overnight in Antalya.
DAY 09 - Antalya to Cappadocia:
Breakfast, check out and day at leisure to spend relaxing on the seaside or doing some further sightseeing on your own before transfer to the bus station for travel by overnight intercity bus to Cappadocia.
(Note: If you prefer to fly, flights would go via Istanbul)
DAY 10 : Arrival & North Cappadocia (Meals: Breakfast+Lunch)
07:00 am Arrival Cappadocia, meet and transfer to hotel. 09:45am start to visit Esentepe vista viewpoint, located between Uchisar and Goreme. This stunning panorama provides breathtaking views of the town of Esentepe and the surrounding landscape of fairy chimneys. And then we visit Goreme Open Air Museum consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches. We will then have time to explore the Pasabag- Monks Valley, famed for its three-headed fairy chimneys. This region of is also known as Pasabag, or “Pasha’s Vineyard. Visit Avanos which is famous for its potteries. You can see their demonstration and you can try to make it. A short drive to the surreal Devrent Valley, famed for its almost lunar landscape of small, pointed fairy chimneys. Today visit also The Zelve Open Air Museum and the Love Valley, the huge phallic formations of Love Valley have been formed naturally thanks to erosion of the volcanic rock. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 11 : Cappadocia Tour /Flight to Istanbul (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
(OPTINAL:This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost )
Breakfast, 09:45am pick up from hotel Our first destination is the Meskendir Valley, where groups will embark on a short trek through its magnificent landscape. and then to Rose Valleywith its beautiful rock formations and hidden churches carved from rock. After that visit Red Valley, It has beautiful rock formations with some great hidden rock carved churches. Before lunch visit one of the underground cities of Kaymakli OR Ozkonak Of the 36 underground cities built by the Christians to escape persecution, the one we visit is the widest and most famous. After lunch head to Pigeon ValleyOn the outskirts of Goreme, we will stop and take in the views down to Pigeon Valley. And then to Wine yard. During the Cappadocia wine tasting, dozens of wines are produced, where you can find the most suitable one for your taste. Our final stop is in the troglodyte town of Uchisar, Uchisar Castle is named after the enormous rock standing in the center of town that once served as its castle. Transfer to Kayseri airport for flight to Istanbul at 19:30pm.
21:00pm arrival to Istanbul, meet at the airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 12 - Departure:
Breakfast, check out and as per your flight time transfer to Istanbul International Airport.