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. After lunch drive to Cappadocia, dinner & 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 & Kusadasi(B-L-D)
Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and calcium cliffs. Drive to Aphrodisias.After lunch visit the Greco-Romen settlement which is remarkably well preserved.The ancient city is dedicated to the Godess of Love,Aphrodite.Drive to Kuşadası, dinner and overnight.
Day 8 – Ephesus Tour & Istanbul (B-L)
After breakfast at the hotel,drive to Meryemana and visit the House of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Romen Capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the Temple of Hadrian, the magnificient library, Agora and fantastic greco-roman theatre. After lunch visit the Basilica of St.John drive to Izmir and Transfer to the airport.Flight to Istanbul.Arrival and transfer to hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 9 – Flight Back Home (B)
After breakfast we will transfer you to Istanbul international airport. Goodbye!