Day 1: Istanbul
Arrive Istanbul Atatürk Airport Meet our representative than transfer to Hotel, Overnight at Istanbul.
Day 2: Istanbul ( Breakfast + Lunch )
After Breakfast, 08:30am Full Day Istanbul City Tour with Lunch
Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs. Lunch, Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc... Treasury and Harem sections are not included in the program and are due to extra entry. Suleymaniye Mosque, masterpiece of Sinan, the chief architect of the Ottoman Empire, built in the name of Suleyman The Magnificent during the 16th. century, considered as the best amongst the imperial mosques. After Tour return Back to Hotel Overnight at Istanbul.
Day 3: Istanbul ( Breakfast + Lunch )
After Breakfast 08:30am Full Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour with Lunch,
Spice Bazaar(Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice.
Boat Trip on the Bosphorus; A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
Rumeli Fortress ( From The Sea ) Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul, was completed in only four months to control and protect Bosphorus. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. Lunch, Bosphorus Bridge; Unique chance to step from one continent (ASIA) to another (EUROPE) Camlıca Hill, 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, landscaped in traditional style. Shopping Possibility at Bedesten, exhibits the traditional silk weaving girls at the carpet weaving courses authorised by the Ministry of National Education Possibility to see jewellery, handicrafts center and leatherware show. Free time provided for shopping. Transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4: Istanbul & Kuşadası ( Breakfast + Dinner )
After Breakfast Transfer to Transfer to Istanbul Atatürk airport for Flight to Izmir, Arrive Izmir airport meet our representative than transfer to Kuşadası Hotel Free Day Overnight at Kuşadası.
Day 5: Pamukkale ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
After Breakfast 08:30am Full Day Pamukkale Tour with Lunch;
Once known as Hierapolis which is famous with its healing thermal / mineral Baths beautiful snow-white "petrified waterfalls". After lunch visit Hierapolis, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths and Masterpiece Theater. After Tour return back to Kuşadası Hotel, Overnight at Kuşadası.
Day 6: Ephesus & IStanbul ( Breakfast + Lunch )
After Breakfast 09:00am Full Day Ephesus Tour With Lunch,
The tour starting with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to an Ancient City Ephesus Ephesus which is located on the west coast of Asia Minor, stroll past the Celsius library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street to the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon will visit the carpet cooperative weaving center to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. At the end fashion show will be at leather outlet center Proceed to House of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. Ephesus Archeological Museum to see findings of Ephesus excavations. Finally proceeding to Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. After Tour Transfer to Izmir airport for flight to Istanbul Arrive Istanbul Airport meet our asisstant than transfer to hotel. Overnight at Istanbul.
Day 7: Istanbul
Breakfast at Hotel Free time till transfer to airport, Transfer to airport for homebound flight.