Day 1: Istanbul–Welcoming and transfer to your hotel in Istanbul. ( D )
We will welcome you with your name in Istanbul International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day2 : North Cappadocia Tour (B, L, D)
After breakfast, checking out from hotel and we will drive you to Istanbul Airport to catch the domestic flight. Upon arrival at Kayseri airport, look for our driver
who will be holding your name and will take you to your hotel in Cappadocia. Today you will be amazed as you explore this UNESCO World Heritage-listed
area. -“Goreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia”. On this tour you will visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle (the highest point in
the region), Pasabag Fairy Chimneys, Zelve, Avanos and wine tasting in Urgup. Your tour will end at approximately 17.00pm and we will drive you to your cave
hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia (Cave Hotel).
Day 3 : South Cappadocia Tour (B, L, D)
Early in the morning just before breakfast, try some excitement for the optional Hot Air Balloon experience (Optional). Today’s tour includes a visit to Derinkuyu or Kaymaklı
Underground City,almost 3000-years old labyrinthine underground city, and the deepest of the area’s in 40 underground cities. You will also visit the beautiful
Ihlara Valley, Belisirma Village and Agzikarahan Caravanserai. Overnight in Cappadocia (Cave Hotel will be optional).
Day 4: Cappadocia – Konya–Pamukkale (B, L, D)
Today, a visit to the museum of the 13th century Philosopher Melvana Celaleddin-i Rumi that used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. Mevlana was a
philosopher and an Islamic scholar, but not an orthodox Muslim. His doctrine advocated unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and
awareness through love. To him and to his disciples all religions are more or less true. His views on Muslims, Jews and Christians, and his peaceful and
tolerant teachings appealed to men of all sects and creeds
After lunch, you will depart for Pamukkale (the Cotton Castle), a visit to the extensive ruins of Hierapolis & Necropolis – known for its thermal baths and health
center. Thereafter, you will see the “Cotton Castle” or Pamukkale’s magical and unique terraces & castles created by deposits of white limestone from thermal
springs. Enjoy your overnight stay in Pamukkale Thermal Hotel.
Day 5: Pamukkale–Ephesus(B, L, D)
After breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel for fully guided Tour of Ephesus, which is renowned for being the best preserved city of
classical antiquity in the Mediterranean. In terms of ruins, it is better than Rome itself. You will also visit one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, the
Temple of Artemis. After the Ephesus Open Air Museum, we will move on to visit the House of Virgin Mary which is also of religious importance for Christians
and Muslims alike. Your tour ends at around 17.00 pm and you will drop to Izmir Airport for the flight to Istanbul. On your arrival in Istanbul our team will meet
you and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight hotel in Istanbul.
Day 6: Istanbul ( L, D )
Arrive in Istanbul, meet our local Guide at the Exit Gate. Our tour guide will meet you and start the tour of Istanbul city highlights. Today you will visit: Ancient
Hippodrome, German Fountain and Obelisk of Theodosius and Walled Obelisk. Next is a visit to the beautiful The Blue Mosque also known as the Sultan
Ahmet Mosque (Please note that women will be required to cover their head and shoulder whilst/ skirt that a below the knee as a mark of respect- shawls are
provided at the entrance to the mosque). Then we move to Hagia Sophia, a world-renowned for its history of being a church and then later converted into a
mosque. Lunch at a local restaurant where you can taste some Turkish cuisine. Then, you will be taken for a cruise on the Bosphorus where you will enjoy a
magnificent view, a great history & natural beauty. The Bosphorus divides Europe & Asia geographically, but connects culturally & historically. After the cruise,
will be transferred to your hotel and stay in Istanbul. Dinner and overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 7: Istanbul (B, L, D)
After breakfast, you will be driven to Topkapi Palace, Underground Bassilica Cistern and the Grand Bazaar–home to over 4,500 shops selling handicrafts. In
the evening, you will be taken to the Istanbul Ataturk Airport (IST) for your return flight to back home.