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*** Istanbul & The Marvels Of Anatolia ***

minimum 5 Pax

10 Nights / 11 Days������������������������������������������ ( By Bus )

 

Ist (2) � Ankara (1) � Cappadocia (2 ) � Pamukkale (1) � Kusadasi (1) - Bursa (1) -Istanbul (2) Nights

 

You may need months or even years to explore fully the cultural , historical and natural riches of this wonderfull land . But we�ve put together a tour that allows you touching some of Turkey�s most stunning landscapes.

 

Day 1 : Istanbul

Arrival in Istanbul , meet & assist ,transfer to the hotel , OvernightIstanbul .

 

Day 2 : Istanbul�������������������� - ( Topkapi Palace Tour )

Breakfast at the hotel ,followed by a tour to Sultan Ahmed Square , starting with Hippodrome famous with Egyptian Obelisk & Serpentine Column ,then Blue Mosque with its marvellous Blue tiles and unique 6 Minarets ,continue to the world�s biggest old palace ; Topkapi where Ottoman Sultansleft behind them their priceless remainssuch asChinese Porcelain , Garments, silver & , jewels and most important of all , Islamic relics ofProphet Mohammed and 4 Caliphs .Return to the hotel , Afternoon free time for shopping or joining an extra optional tour of the world�s most ProsperousPalace ; Dolmabahce Palace Museum . Overnight in Istanbul .

 

Day 3 : Istanbul / Ankara�������� - ( Bosphorus Cruise )

After breakfast , a short visit to Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar with its unlimited colors of nuts , spices and sweets (closed on Sunday) , Pigeon Square to have nice photos then a cruise along Bosphorus strait between the two continents Asia & Europe to see far away from the noise of the huge city , the glamorous waterway surrounded on both shores with prestigious 19th Kiosks , Palacesmarvellous 15th century Castle of Mehmet Fatihas a witness ofall . After lunch break , drive to Ankara City , evening arrival , Overnight Ankara .

 

Day 4 : Ankara / Cappadocia������ - ( visit ofAtaturk Mausoleum )

Breakfast at the hotel followed by a visit toMausoleum of Ataturk; the resting place of the founder of modern Turkey ( who is still considered a national hero), lunch break enroute before evening arrival , Dinner & overnightCappadocia

 

Day 5 : Cappadocia��������������������� - ( Cappadocia Tour )

Breakfast at the hotel ,then a visit to the underground city of Kaymakli, once inhabited by early Christianswho sheltered here from the persecution of the Romans. Then visiting Citadel of Uchisar before resting for lunch break. In the after noon visit the stunning open air; G�reme museum , where the remains of Churches and Christian Dwellings, hewn from the rock date back thousands of years. Then visit Pasabag valley ,with itsmushrooming pinnacles and finally Avanos town most renowned for its handmade pottery industry.Dinner & overnight Cappadocia.

 

Day 6 : Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale����� - ( Konya Sightseeing Tour )

After Breakfast , early departure to Konya . On the way visit the the 13th Century Seljuks CaravansaraiSultanhan�. The next stop will be Konya which is famous with Mevlana Museum and Theological school of Dervishes . Break for Lunch,drive to Pamukkale , Dinner & overnight Pamukkale .

 

Day 7 : Pamukkale / Kusadasi (Kush adasy)��� - ( Pamukkale Tour & Sightseeing )

Breakfast and visit the ancient city of Hierapolis.The ruins of the biggest Necropolis Graveyard of the ancient world, Roman Baths, Basilica and Calcium Cliffs where the place entirely covered by white travertine resembling a castle of cotton. After lunch break drive to Kusadasi, the resort town of Izmir , arrival , Free time before Dinner and overnightKusadas� . ( Possibility of joining an extra optional Night Show after dinner ) .

 

Day 8 : Ku�adas� / Bursa��������� - ( Ephesus Tour )

Breakfast followed by a tour to Ephesus ,the roman capital of Asia Minor , visitingthe ruins of Odeon , Hercules Gate , the temple of Hadrian , the magnificent library , A gora , the largest ancient theatre in the world ,the temple of Artemis;one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and finally continue toThe House of� Virgin Mary � where she spent her last days . After lunch break drive to Bursa city ,evening arrival , OvernightBursa .

 

Day 9 : Bursa / Istanbul����������� - ( Bursa Tour )

After Breakfast , visit �Ulu Camii�;Grand Mosque ,after listening to the story of its building ,and see its fantastic interior architecture , visit nearby historical Silk Bazaar ,free time for shopping . Continue by climbing �UludagOlympos highest mountain by �Telefrik� Cable Car over looking panoramic view of Bursa , lunch break in a typical kebap restaurant ,then drive to Istanbul , evening arrival , Overnight Istanbul .

 

Day 10: Istanbul

Breakfast at the hotel , free time for shopping or extra optional tour of Princess Islands ,one of the highlights of Istanbul . Overnight Istanbul .

 

Day 11: Istanbul / Back Home

After breakfast , leaving rooms maximum by 12.00 am ,free time till transfer to IstanbulAtaturk International Airport and back home .

 

 

* This above package can be extended to more days if required by the group prior to the reservation .