FRIDAY: ISTANBUL. Arrival in Istanbul, welcome & assistance at the airport and transfer to hotel. Free Day.
SATURDAY: ISTANBUL. After breakfast full day visit to Istanbul. Visits to the outstanding monuments of Ottoman & Byzantine Empires, the Roman Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia (closed on Mondays), Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays), Suleiman the Magnificent Mosque and Grand Bazaar with over 4000 stores. (closed on Sundays). Lunch at local restaurant & back to the hotel at dusk.
SUNDAY: ISTANBUL - ANKARA - CAPPADOCIA. In the morning, transfer to airport for flight to Ankara. Arrival in Ankara & then to the city to visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations and the Mausoleum of Kemal Ataturk. Lunch and continue to Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight.
MONDAY: CAPPADOCIA. Full Day dedicated to this wonderful region, starting with a visit to the Vila of Uchisar and the underground city of Kaymakli. Lunch and continue the tour by visiting the Goreme Valley Museum and outdoors. The last places to be visited will be the Pasabag Valley and Avanos. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
TUESDAY: CAPPADOCIA - KONYA - PAMUKKALE. In the morning departure to Konya. En route visit the Caravanserai of "Sultanhan". Arrival to Konya, visit Mevlana Museum and the Theological School of the dervishes. Lunch and then to Pamukkale. Dinner and overnight.
WEDNESDAY: PAMUKKALE - KUSADASI. In the morning visit to Hierapolis, the ruins of the necropolis and the Roman Baths. Continue to Aphrodisias and after lunch visit to this ancient Greco-Roman city, dedicated to the goddess of love Aphrodite. Departure for Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight.
THURSDAY: KUSADASI. Departure Meryemana and visit the House of the Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, the Roman capita in Asia Minor, to visit the ruins of Odeon, the Arch of Hercules, Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and Greco-Roman Theatre. After lunch, visit to the Basilica of San Juan and return to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight.
FRIDAY: KUSADASI - CANAKKALE. Depart to Pergamum, one of the most important cultural, commercial and medical past. Visit the Acropolis, where, alongside the ruins of the Temple of Athena and the Library highlights the Grand Theatre with the greatest inclination of the world and the Temple of Trajan. Continue after lunch to Troy to visit the legendary city described in the Iliad the poet Homer. After visiting the temple of Athena continued to Canakkale, dinner and overnight.
SATURDAY: CANAKKALE - ISTANBUL. Morning departure from hotel to cross the Straits of Dardanelles by ferry boat and go to Istanbul along the coast of the Marmara Sea. Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to hotel.
SUNDAY: ISTANBUL - AIRPORT. At the indicated time as your return flight, will transfer to the airport
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