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 Cappadocia & North Cappadocia Tour (B-L)
Early transfer to airport and flight to Kayseri.Arrival and transfer and starting the tour Visit to the Pigeon Valley near Uchisar; then proceed to the Open Air Museum in Goreme through Avcilar Valley and visit to the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Lunch in a restaurant and then visit to Kaymakli Underground City, the place early Christians hid from persecutors. Pasabagi in Zelve region and Avanos with shopping facilities for the world-wide famous handicrafts. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5 – South Cappadocia Tour (B-L)
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley,and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Güllüdere valley. Then visit Çavuşin village.This village is famous for the houses and churches of the christian clegymen.After lunch Drive to the pigeon valley . In the afternoon visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 6 – Flight to Istanbul (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to airport and flight to Istanbul.Arrival and transfer to hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7 – Prince’s Islands Tour (B-L)
Breakfast and depart to the boat pier.Boat ride one and half hour to Buyukada.The biggest and nicest istalnd on the Marmara Sea.Arrival and one hour island tour with the horse carriages (phaiton).Return to the center and lunch in a local fish restaurant.Free time after lunch until 3:00 pm.Return to Istanbul at 4:30 pm and transfer to hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 8 – Flight Back Home (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to Istanbul international airport. Goodbye!