Not: Free Child policy is between 0-3 years old. Over 3 Years old pays full.The tour circular is valid on 01.02.2023 when it was published. A tour circular of the same tour to be published at a later date will override the previous one. Mandatory additional services are included in the price.
Meet & Assist At the Airport and Transfer to Hotel.
Check-in Time is 15:00
Following breakfast We will start our day at 10:30 , You will be picked up from your hotel and will be transferred to the pier. After an approximately 1.5 hour cruise on the Marmara Sea we will arrive to the Prince’s Islands, We will stop in Buyukada, dotted with cafes and fish restaurants – behold splendid Ottoman and Victorian summer villas with colorfully flowering gardens, and explore this island.These Islands are now closed to car traffic. Lunch in a lovely fish restaurant by the water-front restaurant . In the evening return to Istanbul by the evening ferryboat and transfer to your hotel.
We will start our day at 09:00 with Hippodrome ; Today it is a square named Sultanahmet Meydanı (Sultan Ahmet Square) in the Turkish city of Istanbul, with a few fragments of the original structure surviving.; Then We will head to Topkapı Palace: It is the great residence of Ottoman Sultans from 15th century to 19th centuries. It shelters an exquisite collection of crystal, silver and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed and Moses stick. Second Stop is Blue Mosque which is a historic mosque and continues to function as a mosque today; men still kneel in prayer on the mosque’s lush red carpet after the call to prayer.We will see Hagia Sophia and finish our day with Grand Bazaar.
Arrival To ADB (IZMIR) Airport and Transfer to Kuşadası.
Today will be short driving and more relax than the previous days, from Kusadasi to Ephesus is only 20 minutes driving distance.
Mosque of Isa Bey from 14th century is going to be the first venue, afterwards we will be visiting ancient Ephesus; it is much larger than you expected. Even though, the history of Ephesus goes back to the 2nd Millennium BC. remains that you will be visiting start from the 3rd Century BC. such an important place for Jewish and Christian Heritage. St. Paul preached. In the Great Theater, the conditions of Odeon Celsus library, marble road temples will surprise you very much. Open buffet lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon we will visit the carpet corporative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life. Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. Fashion show in leather outlet center.
From Kusadasi to Pamukkale takes about three hours on arrival to Pamukkale which is known as Cotton Castle,
we will be visiting Hierapolis ancient city from Roman era, it has the largest ancient cemetery with different types, main road, ancient roman bath and the theater are worth to see. Pamukkale very unique natural formation with calcium terraces it famous with thermal baths.
Departing from Pamukkale to Cappadocia through Konya, visit the Mevlana Mausoleum, the great mystic poet and Islamic spiritual leader, who founded the sect of ”Whirling Dervishes” and visit 13th century Seljuk caravanserai “Sultanhan” in Konya. Drive to the hotel in Cappadocia.
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley through Cavusin and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 2 km. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches. The current village of Cavusin is located on the road. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several hermitages. After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today as storage areas, stables, and cellars.
Following Breakfast Transfer to Airport.
Check-Out Time is 12:00
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