Day 1 : Arrive Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul. Our driver will meet with you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Optional Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Entertainment:- We will pick you up from Hotel at approximately 07:45 pm and transfer you to the Istanbul Kabatas Port from where your Dinner Cruise will commense. You are in for a treat with our exciting dinner Cruise that presents you the beauty of Istanbul at night while cruising the Bosphorus. You will dine on a delicious assortment of authentic Turkish Cuisine, PLUS you enjoy an outstanding Turkish Night of entertainment which will feature traditional dances from the seven different regions of Turkey as well as an oriental belly-dance show. Your performance will include Ottoman dancers, Romany Gypsy Girls, belly dancers, and the Asuk Masuk comedy team, etc. This is a night you will not forget and one loved by ALL our customers who have attended previous cruises. Your dinner cruise ends at about midnight, at which time we will transfer you to the Hotel. (50 Euro per person) Overnight Istanbul
Day 2 : Jewels of Istanbul – Full Day Guided Tour
The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops
of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453.
- DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN
As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.
- SPICE BAZAAR (EGYPTIAN BAZAAR)
The air here ıs filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
- BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS
An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress.
- THE RUMELI FORTRESS(FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)
Istanbul had been besieged many times before Mehmet the Conquer took the city in 1453,but it managed to defend itself with the help of the Roman city walls.
Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE)
The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the HAREM on the ASIAN SIDE.
One of the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosphorus from the beautiful gardens, landscape in traditional style, as you sip your drinks in a cafeteria. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 3 : Explore the Old City - Full Day Guided Tour
After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar. After the tour you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir. Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 : Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) – Full Day Guided Tour
After breaksfast you heading to the magnificent White calcium terraces, known as Cotton Castle (Pamukkale) where you also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city was used in Roman time for their therapeutic powers. Today bring your swim suit with you because you will have time to enjoy
with the thermal water of Pamukkale. After the tour back to hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5 : Explore Ephesus - Full Day Guided Tour
Absorb yourself in history today. Today you visit Ephesus, Temple of Artemis and House of Virgin Mary. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient times. Ephesus is one of the most important ancient city in the World and it was capital of the Asia Minor. After the tour you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Cappadocia. Upon your arrival we will transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 : Explore Cappadocia – Full Day Guided Tour
Optional Hot Air Balloon Tour: -
Today very early in the morning we will depart for our amazing Balloon Tour we will pick you up from your hotel at approximately 04:30 am (depending on the location of your hotel) and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight as you enjoy a light breakfast snack; preparation time is generally 15-20 minutes. Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb about 3000 feet above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you. During certain segments of the flight our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo taking opportunities. The Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes. There will be a champagne or sparkling juice celebration at end of the flight, and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate, signed by your pilot, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. You will be returned to your hotel at
the end of your tour where you can rest, have breakfast, and then continue your day. ( 90 euro per person )
Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided tour of Cappadocia, visiting Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to paşabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos .In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of
years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. After the tour we will be back to our hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 7 : Departure from Capadocia