Explore Turkey Tour - 7Nights / 8Days

Cities on below will be visited in tour package:
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Ephesus, Pamukkale

Day 1
Arrival and Overnight in Istanbul
Arrive in Istanbul
Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel in Old City part of Istanbul
Free day and overnight in Istanbul

Day 2
08.30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Old City. In this tour you will be able to see:
HAGIA SOPHIA: Orthodox master church which was converted to Mosque and now serve as museum.
BLUE MOSQUE: Blue tiled mosque for Sultan Ahmet 1st from 1616.
HIPPODROME: Center of sport activities and political events of the Eastern Roman Empire.
GRAND BAZAAR: Famous shopping center worldwide. Shopping possibilities for carpet, jewellery, leather.
TOPKAPI PALACE: Residence of Sultans for 400 years where has different sections.
Cafer Aga Madrasah: Turkish handcraft and art products and 17:00 After the tour, you will be transfered back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (Included meals: Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 3
Bosphorus & Dolmabahce Full Day Tour and Overnight in Istanbul
Breakfast at the hotel
Pick up from hotel and Departure for full day Bosphorus Tour that sites will be visited;
Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar, Bosphorus Cruise tour, Dolmabahce Palace, Camlica Hill, Fener Greek Patriarchate.
Transfer back to hotel by the end of tour
Overnight in Istanbul


DAY 04
Transfer to Istanbul airport for early a.m. flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival our representative will be waiting just in front of exit gate with a board which is ‘your name’ written on, and then you will be transferred to Cappadocia to connect the tour;
Tour guide will be inform about all highlights such as:
Devrent Valley; Known as Pink Valley or Imagination Valley. Lunar landscape where has rock formations shaped by nature in thousand years.
Goreme Open Air Museum; During the end of second century big number of Christian population migrated to Cappadocia region that they caved fairy chimneys and converted to Church.
Monk Valley; valley of Monks such where become a monastic community by the end of 3th century Also St. Simeon was one of the many monks whom lived in cappadocia.
Avanos; Famous with its red river clay and pottery
Last stop will be uchisar castle and transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia.

DAY 05
Check-out from hotel after your breakfast and take luggage with you to go on board.
Tour highlights such as;
Red Valley; Also called as Rose Valley because of Red rock Stones.
Cavusin Valley; Rock houses hided inside green nature covered with fairy chimneys.
Kaymakli Underground City; Deepest and biggest underground city in cappadocia region where has hundreds of tunnels and rooms with low, narrow and sloping passages.. Opened as Museum in 1964.

Ucguzeller; Means three beauties, You will hear fascinating story of family which is converted to Stone. Additionally, Marvellous beauty of nature and dust.
Uchisar: The place where famous with silk Road and its Castle. As well as famuous rock formations and shelter of pigeons.
After the tour we will depart on a domestic flight to Izmir and then transfer you to Kusadasi . Overnight in Kusadasi.

DAY 06
Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary Tour;
Temple of Artemis:
Known for Diana Temple which is built 550 BC. Ordered to built by lydian king Kroisos long around 120 years to built. Some parts of temple somehow gone to london know exhibited in British Museum.
Ephesus antique City:
Where World’s biggest library located as Celsius library as well as other highlights such as its roman Baths, Hadrian Temple, Curettes Street, agora, Theatre.
House of Virgin Mary:
Special house of Virgin Mary where Pope John Paul II visited as a shrine area.

After tour, transfer to hotel, Overnight in kusadasi.

DAY 07
After brekfast we drive through Pamukkale Town where famous Cotton Cliff’s located with Hierapolis antique city.
Currently comprise an archaeological museum. Hierapolis is now selected as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hierapolis has earliest known example of a crank and rod mechanism which has sections of;
Frontinus Gate, North Byzantine Gate, Temple of Apollo, Plutonium, Nymphaeum, Necropolis, Sawmill and Antique pool;
On Roman Empire time, pools served as a health center. In those years, thousands of people used to come to the baths with its thermal water.
Your guide will connect you for transfer to airport for pm flight to Istanbul.
Upon arrival, Arrive at Istanbul airport, our staff will await you with your name sign to transfer you to your hotel.

DAY 08
Free day in Istanbul and Transfer to the Airport
Breakfast at the hotel
Pick up from hotel and transfer back to airport
End of our services

Includes
Accommodation in Istanbul include breakfast
Cappadocia at Cave Hotel on bed and breakfast basis
Kusadasi accommodation include breakfast and dinner
All mentioned day tours on regular group guided basis with Entrance fees, lunch
Professional English speaking guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
Domestic flight ticket. (Istanbul to Cappadocia to Izmir to Istanbul)
Meals mentioned by the itinerary
Gasoline, Road Tolls and Parking Fees
Services charges and local taxes
Excludes
Drinks on meals
Personal expenses
Gratuities