Arrival point: Istanbul Airports
Last point: Istanbul Airports
Visiting: Istanbul-Ankara- Cappadocia- Konya- Pamukkale- Ephesus
Hospitality: 4 * or special category hotels with breakfast and dinner.
Included: See below
Arrival in Istanbul. Meeting at the gate of international arrivals. Transfer to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Meet with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 09:30 AM to experience timeless views of Istanbul on a full-day tour of the city's impressive historical sites; Hippodrome Square, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Ahmet Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque by tourists for its fabulous tiles, Great Mosque of Hagia Sophia that carries a history composed in each step of the Byzantines, Romans and Ottomans, Also visit the Grand Bazaar, viewing brilliant displays of local crafts and souvenirs. Accommodation in Istanbul. - FULL BOARD
Meeting with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 09:00. Walking through the Spice Market, Cruise along the Bosphorus that separates Europe and Asia, with views of its coast, palaces, venues and bridges that cross two continents along the historic waters. Visits to the Beylerbeyi Palace, the Camlica Hill and the magnificent Suleiman Mosque, on the Asian side. Driving to Ankara (about 5 hours). Overnight in Ankara. - FULL BOARD
Meeting with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 08:00. Visits to Atatürk Mausoleum and Anatolian Civilizations Museum. Drive to Cappadocia (about 4 hours), on the way visiting to the Salt Lake. Overnight in Cappadocia.– FULL BOARD
Hot air balloon flight (optional).
Meeting with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 09:30. Visit to an underground city (Ozkonak or another similar), to the Esentepe viewpoint with a view of the Uchisar Fortress. After visiting a local hand-woven carpet craft center, continue to ancient Greek village Çavuşin, and to Love Valley . Before ending the day, you can take advantage of the gyrovagous dervishes ceremony (optional). Transfer to airport to take the flight to Izmir (connected in Istanbul in the low season). Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Kuşadasi. -FULL BOARD
Meeting with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 08:00. Departure from the region towards Konya (about 2 hours). Visit to the Seljuk inn Sultanhan. Continuation to Theological School of the dervishes and the Museum of Mevlana, illustrious thinker and Mystic Sufi , whose followers are known as the whirling dervishes. Driving towards Pamukkale
(aprox. 5 horas) Overnight in a thermal hotel with free pools in Pamukkale.- FULL BOARD
Meeting with tour guide in the hotel lobby at 09:00. Walking through the travertine terraces and the Hierapolis Ancient City. The thermal water terraces in Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders. The word Pamukkale means the cotton castle and comes from the beauty of white and turquoise colors. Driving to Kuşadasi (approx. 3 hours). Overnight in Kuşadasi. -FULL BOARD
At the indicated time, transfer to the laboratory to do a PCR test (The results will be delivered the next day). Visits to ; House of Virgin Mary, the Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist, and the Ephesus Ancient City , an important religious, cultural and commercial center of Asia Minor in ancient times and takes the attention of the whole world for its ruins today. Visiting a leather center where there is a fashion show. Overnight in Kuşadası. - FULL BOARD
Drive back to Istanbul snd transfer to airport (bound for your country).
For guests traveling to Greece, transfer to the cruise ship (ask for tour options for the Greek islands).
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- Airport-hotel-airport transfers
- 8 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast
- 7 dinners in open buffet hotels (drinks not included)
- 7 lunches at local restaurants (drinks not included)
- All visits detailed in the program sent, including transportation in a high-end vehicle, driver, local English speaking guide and all entrance fees to museums / venues
- All expenses for the vehicle, driver and guide
- All applicable fees
- The PCR Test