8 NIGHTS/ 9 DAYS
Explore Turkey's magical blend of ancient wonders and vibrant culture. Delight in stunning landscapes, from Cappadocia's surreal rock formations to the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean. Savor delicious Turkish cuisine and immerse yourself in its rich history. Unforgettable adventures await in Turkey!
Türkiye is home to infinite locations that are beyond your wildest dreams! Full of ancient sites, unique beauty, and unparalleled destinations, visiting Türkiye is an unforgettable experience.
Arrive at Istanbul Ataturk or Sabiha Gökcen Airport. Meet local guide. Intercontinental Bosphorus suspension bridge crossing to the Asian side of Istanbul. Start with a visit of the Eyup Al Ansari Mosque. After then Use the short ride of the cable car up the Eyup Hill. Visit the famous Pierre Loti Café named after the well-known poet and author who was enraptured by Istanbul. Enjoy the panoramic view of the Golden Horn and the outlying historical city. 1 glass of tea is served. Transfer to Bosphorus Cruise, Here, you will be able to soak in the sights and sounds of Turkey’s Asia and Europe sector as you cruise through this water channel that is the very beat of life in Istanbul. Witness the magnificent architecture of the buildings along the river and the interesting activities of our local people. We will get very chance of taking photo of Rumeli Castle and Anatolia Castle build by the conqueror of Istanbul in 1453 - Stay overnight in Istanbul
After breakfast leave for Bursa. During the 3-hour journey we will ride a ferry across the Sea of Marmara. City tour in Bursa. Visits include the Grand Mosque (Ulucami), Bazaar, Silk Market (Kozahan), Green Mosque and Mausoleum. City tour in Ankara Anitkabir - the Mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (founder of the Republic of Turkey, 1881-1938). A short drive will introduce you to the capital of Turkey the Turkish Grand National Assembly and the Ministries. Lunch at a local restaurant. Stay overnight in Bursa
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Turkish Delight Shop Continue to Kusadasi. Visit the ancient city of Ephesus. Highlights will be the Odeon, Celsus Library, Hadrian’s Temple, Trajan’s Fountain, the Agora, the Scolasticia Baths, the Marble Street, the amphitheater with its 25.000 seating capacity and the Arcadian Way leading down to the port which is now silted up. Lunch at a local restaurant. Following a leather products show transfer to the hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Kusadasi
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit: Most famous olive oil cosmetic products exhibition Continue to Pamukkale. Lunch at a local restaurant. of Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) and the surrounding ancient Roman city of Hierapolis with its Roman baths converted to early Christian churches, the amphitheater, the Martyrium of St Philip and the extensive necropolis featuring the various architectural styles of ancient Asia Minor. Visit: Home Textile Shop After the tour transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Pamukkale.
Early Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Konya where we visit the Mevlana Museum. The 13th century sufi leader was the founder of the Mevlevi Order known for their Whirling Dervishes ceremony. Lunch at a local restaurant. reaching Cappadocia and visit the Sultanhani caravanserai. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 6 CAPPADOCIA Optional Hot air ballooning flight for 1 hour with transfers (About 250 $ per person) After early breakfast at the hotel we have full day Cappadocia tour. Çardak Underground City, one of the largest underground cities in Cappadocia, troglodyte cave cities were excavated as early as Hittite times, and expanded over the centuries as various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives and plunder. You will get a chance to see bedrooms, kitchens, dining halls, wine cellars, chapels, stables and more. After lunch we Proceed to Uchisar an old village of small dwellings carved into massive rocks. Gather some pictures with perfect memories at Derventand Pasabag Valley TURKISH NIGHT IS OPTIONAL Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Cappadocia.
Visit Underground City and then – Drive to Istanbul enroute photo stop at Lake Tuz – On arrival in Istanbul Stay overnight
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day guided city tour with a visit to the main historical center of Istanbul, Sultanahmet with its Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman monuments. The monuments to be visited are the Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome (Obelisk of Theodosius, serpent column, brick column, Kaiser Wilhelm II fountain), the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace with its Treasury and Sacred Trust sections. Lunch will be served at an Indian restaurant. Afternoon visit the Grand Bazaar and Spice bazar. Shopping for local handicrafts at reputable shops. After the tour return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel restaurant
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk or Sabiha Gökcen Airport for the departure flight