and the Bosphorus Bridge... Pearls of Istanbul...
St. Sophia Museum...
Sun Rise at Cappadocia and Hot Air Balloon Tour...
Pamukkale... The magnific landscape and the beauty of thermal waters.
Celsus Library at Ephesus Ancient Site.
Troy... Legendary of History...
Istanbul is available to visit with Shore Excursion Trips while your vessel docked during the day .
Day 1 – Arrival in Istanbul
Arrival and transfer to you hotel in Istanbul.Overnight.
Day 2 – Full Day City Tour / Byzantine & Ottoman Relics(B-L)
Your Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 09:00 and you will have a full day city tour. Topkapi Palace:The former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. St.Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world.Lunch: Full Course Menu at a charming restaurant.
Blue Mosque:One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture. Also famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarest.Hippodrome:The former center of sprotive and political activities of Constantinople. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.Grand Bazaar:In addition to its historical importance, it’s a bazaar that will tempt even the nonshoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs.After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 3 – Bosphorus & Two Continents Tour (B-L)
After breakfast in your hotel, around 08:30 am our guide will pick you up from the reception. You will visit the following places,Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), Bosphorus Cruise, Rumeli Fortress (no interior visit),visiting the Dolmabahce Palace after lunch. Bosphorus Bridge, Camlica Hill. 5:30 back to the hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 – Flight to Ankara & Cappadocia (B-L-D)
Early transfer to airport and flight to Ankara.Arrival and meet your guide at the airport.Starting the tour Visit the Hittite Museum and Mausoleum of Ataturk. Then departure for Cappadocia and lunch on the way. After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake visit to the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai Agzikarahan. Arrival to the Cappadocia region and overnight.
Day 5 – South Cappadocia Tour (B-L-D)
Breakfast at the hotel, morning visit to the underground city of Kaymaklı & Citadel of Uchisar. After lunch continue with the valley of “Goreme” & openair museum. The last sites will be Pasabag valley and Avanos. Return to hotel for dinner & overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 – Cappadocia & Konya & Pamukkale(B-L-D)
Early departure for Konya. On the way visit the 13 th century Seljukian caravanserai “Sultanhan”. The next stop will be Konya which is famous with Mevlana Museum and the Theological Scholl of Whirling Dervishes.Lunch enroute, drive to Pamukkale.Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 – Pamukkale & Antalya (B-L-D)
In the morning visit to the ancient Hierapolis with the Theatre, Apollo Temple and magnificent Necropolis, the graveyard. Then drive to Aphrodisias and lunch. Later visit to the ruins and the museum. Drive to Antalya and overnight.
Day 8 – Perge & Aspendos Tour (B-L-D)
Full day to discover ancient Hellenistic and Roman treasures, including the unspoiled ruins of Perge, the magnificently preserved 15,000 person theater of Aspendos and Manavgat Waterfalls. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 9 – Flight to Istanbul (B)
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to Antalya Airport to take a flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is free for you to explore Istanbul by your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10 – Flight Back Home (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to Istanbul international airport. Goodbye!