Arrival, assistance and transfer from the Airport (IST) to the hotel.
Breakfast. Possibility of taking the optional guided excursion with lunch in a typical food restaurant "BOSPHORUS TOUR". Departure to contemplate the spectacular panorama of the Golden Horn from the Pierre Loti hill; visit of the Cathedral of Saint George, main patriarchate of the Greek Orthodox Church and seat of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, recognized as the spiritual leader of the Orthodox Christians of the world; We continue to the Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent, designed by the Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan and which has the largest dome of all the mosques in Istanbul; We go to the Spice Bazaar, a place with special charm for its colors and aromas, the place par excellence to buy teas, herbs, nuts, typical sweets and of course spices; We culminate in a journey through the Bosphorus, the strait that divides the city between Europe and Asia, we will appreciate the wonderful views of the Ottoman fortresses, palaces, villas and the bridges that connect both sides of this city. Accommodation.
Breakfast. Day off. Possibility of taking the optional guided excursion with lunch in a typical food restaurant " CONSTANTINOPLE JEWELS + BASILIC": Enter the historic center of the city, where you can observe the variety of vestiges of the different empires that shaped modern Istanbul: the imposing Topkapi Palace, residence of the sultans and main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire; Hagia Sophia with its majestic Byzantine architecture and a mixture of Christian and Islamic religious elements; the Roman Hippodrome, the center of Constantinople's social life for thousands of years; the Blue Mosque with its more than 20,000 handmade ceramic tiles brought from Iznik; the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world and where bargaining is a tradition; the Basilica Cistern which has more than 300 marble columns that rise above the water. Accommodation.
Day 4ISTANBUL - ANKARA - CAPPADOCİA
Breakfast at the hotel and early departure to Ankara to visit the capital of Turkey and the mausoleum of the founder of the Republic. Arrival in Cappadocia. Dinner at the hotel. Accommodation. (You can make the trip directly to Cappadocia with a domestic flight, ask for supplements).
Breakfast. Departure to visit this wonderful region with its fascinating and original landscape, formed by volcanic lava. Visit the countless monasteries and chapels of Göreme, dug out of the rocks and decorated with frescoes. Visit the impressive valleys of the region and enjoy the views of the “Fairy Chimneys”. Visit an underground city built by the ancient local communities to protect themselves from attacks. Visit a typical Cappadocian jewelry and stone center and a carpet factory to learn about the production of these products. Dinner at the hotel.
Day 6CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE
Breakfast. Departure to Pamukkale to visit the ancient Hierapolis and the Cotton Castle, a true natural wonder, a giant waterfall, stalactites and natural pools. Dinner at the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 7PAMUKKALE - EPHESUS - KUŞADASI / IZMIR
Breakfast. Visit Ephesus, the best-preserved Greco-Roman city in Asia Minor since the 1st and 2nd centuries that holds treasures such as the Roman Theater, the Library of Celsus, and Marble Street. We will visit the last house of the mother of Jesus, and today it is a place of pilgrimage. Continuing with the visit of a leather store. Dinner at the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 8KUŞADASI / IZMIR
Breakfast. Day off. Dinner at the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 9KUŞADASI / IZMIR - BURSA - ISTANBUL
Breakfast. Departure for Bursa and panoramic visit of this important city that was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Visit one of the main mosques in the city and one of the most beautiful in Turkey. They will also have the opportunity to take a stroll through the Silk Market, where you can see antiques, silks, perfumes and pashminas. Continuing to Istanbul, arrival and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
Optionally you can make the return journey directly to Istanbul with a domestic flight, ask for the supplements.
Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport (IST) and flight back.
- 4 * and / or 5 * hotels according to the chosen category
- Food, tickets and visits according to the one mentioned in the program
- All planned transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
- 09 breakfasts; 05 Dinners
- Personal expenses
- Tips for the guide, driver, etc.
- Optional excursions
- Transfers not indicated, or on days other than the arrival or departure of the program.
- No unspecified service
- Drinks with meals included