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 Ottoman Sultans. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 03 : Flight to Kayseri / North Cappadocia (Meals: Lunch)
04:00am, pick up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport for flight to Nevsehir at 06:45am.
08:00am, Arrival to Nevsehir, transfer to Cappadocia. 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. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 04 : South Cappadocia (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. In the evening back to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 05 : Istanbul to Izmir by Flight. Optional Half day Sirince Tour (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Kayseri airport for flight to Izmir (Direct OR Via Istanbul)
On arrival Izmir, meet and transfer to hotel in Kusadasi. Rest of day is leisure and Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 06 : Ephesus & Virgin Mary House (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast, 09:00am depart to visit 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). After Lunch visit the House of the Virgin Mary's. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 07 : Day Trip to Pamukkale (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. Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 08 : Priene, Didyma and Miletus/ Fly to Istanbul: (Meals:Breakfast+Lunch)
Breakfast depart for Priene which in its time was one of the most spectacular of all the Ancient Ionians Cities. After the visit here we then travel on to Miletus with its magnificent theatre and the Byzantine fortress on the acropolis above. Last, but not least, visit Didyma. Here you find the largest Ionic Temple in the world, that of Apollo. Also in Didyma lies the huge, cracked head of Medusa which long ago fell from the frieze. transfer to Izmir airport for flight to Istanbul at 20:00 pm.
21:00pm, Arrival to Istanbul,meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 09 : Half day morning Bosphorus Cruise (Meals:Breakfast)
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 : Istanbul / Departure (Meals:Breakfast)
Breakfast, check-out from hotel (before 12:00pm), we will arrange transfer to Istanbul Airport.