Day 1: Istanbul
Arrival, transfer airport - hotel. Free afternoon.
Day 2: Istanbul
Full-day tour by the old town of Istanbul. Lunch in a traditional food restaurant. Visit to Topkapi Palace, the church-museum of Santa Sofía, the Roman Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar.
Day 3: Istanbul
Full-day tour with lunch: panoramic visit to the old side of Istanbul, visiting the Saint George Cathedral, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Suleyman Mosque and the Bazaar of the Spices. Lunch in a typical restaurant by the sea. In the evening we will take a Cruise on the Bosphorus.
Day 4: Istanbul – Ankara – Cappadocia
Visit to the Ataturk Mausoleum at Ankara city. Lunch. Route to Cappadocia.
Day 5: Cappadocia
Optional Tour: traditional Balloon ride. Visit to the Pasabag Valey, Avcilar and Güvercinlik, wonderful landscape with the Fairy Chimneys. Panoramic visit to the Ushisar town. Goreme chapels. Lunch. Visit to the underground city of Ozkonak or Seratli. Visit to a carpet and jewelry workshop. Optional tour: Turkish Night.
Day 6: Cappadocia – Konya – Pamukkale
Route to Pamukkale. Stop at Konya city. Lunch. Visit to Pamukkale and the ancient sacred city Hierapolis.
Day 7: Pamukkale – Ephesus – Kusadasi
Route to Ephesus. Lunch. Visit to the traditional Virgin Mary's house. Continue to Kusadasi at the Aegean Sea and visit to a local leather workshop.
Day 8: Kusadasi
Free day. Optional tour: greek island of Chios.
Day 9: Kusadasi – Bursa – Istanbul
Route to Bursa. Visit to the Mosque and the Green Mausoleum. Lunch. Continue to Istanbul.
Day 10: Istanbul
Day 11: Istanbul - Return
Transfer to the airport.
Price per pax USD 3190, double or triple based
Group departure 20 pax minimum