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, 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. 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. 09:30am, 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 11 : Cappadocia Tour /Flight to Istanbul (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
(OPTINAL:This morning an hour hot-air balloon ride available with extra cost )
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. 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.