Day 1 ISTANBUL
Meet and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at the
Day 2 ISTANBUL
Visit the Hippodrome, architectural marvel Hagia
Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Byzantine Cistern,
and Topkapi Palace Museum,
centuries the Sultans' palace. Overnight at the
Day 3 ISTANBUL
Tour the Spice Market, cruise the Bosphorus,
visit the Mosque of Suleyman the Magnificent,
and the Grand Bazaar, the world's largest
covered market. Overnight at the Hotel. (B,L).
Day 4 ISTANBUL - KAYSERI - CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to Istanbul Airport for a morning
flight to Kayseri and sight-seeing in
Cappadocia. Lunch at a historic Greek house
before visiting Keslik Monastery, Soganli.
Overnight in Cappadocia (B,L,D).
Day 5 CAPPADOCIA
Travel through Goreme Valley to see fairy
chimneys and early Byzantine churches like the
Karanlik Kilise (the Dark Church) with stops to
discover traditional local handicrafts like
carpet-weaving and pottery making at Avanos.
Further stops include Pasabag, Uchisar, the
Dervent Valley and Zelve (B,L).
Day 6 CAPPADOCIA
Trip to Kaymakli and Derinkuyu, amazing
underground cities. From there, visit Nargolu
crater lake and the pristine beauty of Ihlara
Valley. Overnight at the Hotel in Cappadocia (B,L,D).
Day 7 CAPPADOCIA-KAYSERI-IZMIR-KUSADASI
Drive to Kayseri for flight to Izmir and a short
drive to Kusadasi. Overnight at the Hotel in
Day 8 KUSADASI-EPHESUS-KUSADASI
Full day sight-seeing in Ephesus. Follow in the
footsteps of St. John and visit the house where
the Virgin Mary spent the last years of her
life. Lunch at an old Greek house in the
historic village of Sirince. After lunch drive
to Selcuk and visit Museum. Overnight at the
Hotel in Kusadasi. (B,L,D).
Day 9 KUSADASI - PRIENE - MILETOS - DIDYMA -
You will be picked up from your hotel after
breakfast and depart for Priene. This was once a
harbour city but is now located 16 km inland
from the sea on the hills of the Mykale
Mountain. It has many examples of Hellenic art
and architecture. Alexander The Great lived in
this city for a time. The theatre in Priene is
one of the most beautiful ones from The Hellenic
World. The Athena Polias Temple was
reconstructed by Alexander The
Great as a gift to the city. After Priene, you
will depart for Miletus. Visit the ancient city
of Miletus which once was one of the biggest
cities in Anatolia. It was located on the trade
routes and it was for this reason that it became
very prosperous and had many colonies. Miletus
is famous for its genius philosphers and
architects, such as Thales, Anaksimandros,
Anaksimenes, Hippodamos and Isidoros. Miletus is
also famous for the Faustina Baths. Lunch break
after Miletus and then visit to Didyma. This was
not a city but a temple dedicated to Apollon. It
was once one of the biggest temples in the
Hellenic World. It was connected to Miletus with
a holy road of 19km. Overnight at the Hotel in
Day 10 KUSADASI - PERGAMUM - ISTANBUL
Visit Pergamum, whose extensive ruins make it
one of the most famous archaeological sites in
the Mediterranean. After Pergamum Tour we depart
directly to Izmir Airport to fly to Istanbul. (B,L).
Day 11 ISTANBUL
Departure Morning flight from to Istanbul to
connect with your return flight back home. (B)
(B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION IN SUPERIOR TOURIST
ACCOMMODATION BASED ON TWIN WITH PRIVATE
CONTINENTAL BREAKFASTS (B), LUNCH (L) AND COURSE
DINNERS (D) AS PER THE ITINERARY.
AIRPORT / HOTEL / AIRPORT TRANSFERS.
MODERN AIR CONDITIONED COACH WITH RECLINING
HOTEL TIPS, LOCAL TAXES AND SERVICE CHARGES..
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
ANY ITEM OF A PERSONAL NATURE SUCH AS LAUNDRY,
TELEPHONE CALLS ETC.
PASSPORT & VISA COSTS.
ANY ITEMS NOT MENTIONED IN ABOVE-MENTIONED