Day 1, Friday: Istanbul. Welcome to Istanbul. You will transferred to your hotel. The Remainder of the day is yours, free to Explore. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 2, Saturday: Istanbul Old City. Tour the exotic city that spans both Europe and Asia visiting The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and the Hippodrome. Grand Bazaar, Diner in a local restaurant. Overnight. Includes: (B, ).
Day 3, Sunday: Ankara, Cappadocia. Departure from Istanbul and drive to Ankara,arrival and visiting Mustafa Kemal Ataturk’s Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations museum. With Ankara behind us,we head for the surreal moonscape of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia. Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 4, Monday: Cappadocia. Today, we tour the Göreme open air museum, Pasabag, Uchisar castle and Ozkonak underground city. Photo opportunities are everywhere so have your cameras ready! Tonight we have optional Turkish folklore even featuring Folklore and belly dancers, a night you won’t forget! Includes: (B, L, D).
Day 5, Tuesday: Konya, Pamukkale. Leaving Cappadocia, we head South along the ancient Silk road just as the ancient traders did. Along the way we visit Sultanhani Caravanserai, before stoppin at Konya, we tour the Mevlana museum. Overnight Pamukkale. Includes: (B, D).
Day 6, Wednesday: Pamukkale, Aphrodisias. Visit the ruins of Hierapolis, The temple of Apollo, Necropolis and stroll over the magnificient white calcium terraces of Pamukkale. We then drive to Aphrodisias, the famous city of Aphrodite, before heading onto the resort town of Kusadasi. Overnight Kusadasi. Includes: (B, D).
Day 7, Thursday: Kusadasi, Ephesus. Absorb yourself in history, today with a guided tour of Ephesus and a visit to the temple of Artemis, the Basilic of St. John. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient city and stadium. Carpet veawing has long Traditions in Turkey At the carpet village, we learn how the carpets are made by hand what Determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi. Includes: (B, D).
Day 8, Friday: Kusadasi, Izmir. After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kusadasi ferry port or to Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. Includes: (B).
- Inbound/outbound from/to Istanbul Atatürk Airport and Istanbul Sabiha Gökcen Airport
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