GUARANTEED DEPARTURE TOURS

1º Day I Arrival to Istanbul
Arrival to Istanbul Ataturk Airport . Meet with english speaking assistant at the airport . Transfer to the hotel for check in . Overnight at the hotel .

2º Day I Istanbul (Breakfast,Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel . Depart for the full day Classics Tour.Start with the panoramic city tour of İstanbul See the highlight regions & monuments with a nice in coach tour. Stop by Istiklal Street / Taksim – the centre of the city that is famous with it’s night life , cafes , restaurants and the history . Walk down to the old city . Then drive to Sultanahmet region . Visit Sultanahmet Mosque which is a historic mosque in Istanbul. The mosque is popularly known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. Then visit the Hippodrome . Lunch. Afternoon visit Saint Sophia which is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum (Ayasofya Müzesi) in Istanbul, Turkey. From the date of its construction in 537 until 1453, it served as an Eastern Orthodox cathedral and seat of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, except between 1204 and 1261, when it was converted to a Roman Catholic cathedral under the Latin Empire. The building was a mosque from 29 May 1453 until 1931. It was then secularized and opened as a museum on 1 February 1935, then free time at Grand Bazaar .

At 19:00 we will visit the famous ‘Derwish House ‘ – Galata Mevlevihanesi which represents the religious ceremony of Sufi’s , we will attend the ceremony there and later transfer back to the hotel for overnight

3º Day I Istanbul (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel . Drive from your hotel to Spice Market for shopping . Free time. Then meet and proceed to take 1,5 hrs bosphorus Cruise excursion along the bosphorus , that is dividing the 2 continents Asia & Europe . During the excursion you will enjoy the beauty of Istanbul , with its forest , Palaces and wooden old houses built on both continents . Lunch at local restaurant . After lunch visit Topkapi Palace , the residance of the sultans during the Ottoman Empire famous with it’s excellent collection of Jewelleries Porcelains ( Harem entrance fee is not included ) . Tour terminates at the hotel or Grand bazaar .

In the evening , transfer to Gar Musichall for dinner . You will enjoy a real Traditional Turkish Night with a variety of folk dances , belly dancers and special shows . Transfer back to the hotel for overnight .

4º Day I Istanbul (Breakfast,Lunch)
After the brekfast at the hotel , drive to the Asian side by crossing the Bosphorus Bridge which combines Asia & Europe . Visit Beylerbeyi Palace which is located in the Beylerbeyi neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey at the Asian side of the Bosphorus. An Imperial Ottoman summer residence built in the 1860s, it is now situated immediately north of the 1973 Bosphorus Bridge..Transfer back to Europe . Visit Basilica Cistern that is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul . The cistern, located 500 feet (150 m) southwest of the Hagia Sophia on the historical peninsula of Sarayburnu, was built in the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I . Lunch will be served at local restaurant . Panoramic visit of Golden Horn , & Eyup . Photostop at Pierre Loti Hill & Cafe . Transfer back to the hotel for overnight .

5º Day I Departure from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel . Check out . Free time till departure . Transfer to the Ataturk airport and fly home 

1º Day I Sunday Arrival to Istanbul
Arrival to Istanbul . Meet with english speaking assistant at the airport . Transfer to the hotel for check in . Overnight at the hotel .

2º Day I Monday Istanbul (Breakfast )
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning at leisure . Possible to take optional excursions

3º Day I Tuesday Istanbul / Ankara (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning free at leisure. Possible to take optional excursions.
In the afternoon ( +/- 14:00 ) departure from the hotel to Ankara – the capital of Turkey . Arrival to Ankara in early evening . Dinner & overnight at the hotel .

4º Day I Wednesday Ankara / Capadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum where you will see the Neolithic & Paleolithic ruins from Urartu , Hatti, Hittite, Phrygia civilizations, then proceed to Mausoleum of Ataturk , the founder of Turkish Republic. In the afternoon drive to Cappadocia . En route visit the Underground city of Serhatlı that is one of the biggest underground city in the region, constructed by the first Christians to protect themselves from the attacks . Check in to the hotel at Cappadocia . Dinner at the hotel.After dinner proceed to the Derwish House to attend Whirling Dervishes Ceremony which represents the mystical journey of spiritual ascent of man using love, the search for the truth and get to the “Perfection”.Overnight at the hotel .

5º Day I Thursday Cappadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Full day visit at Cappadocia . Visit Göreme Open Air Museum – a UNESCO Heritage site , a fantastic region with it’s cave churches located on the valley. Then proceed to Uchisar Village ,and Paşabag Valley that are famous with it’s spectacular fairy chimneys. Visit Derbent Valley with and explore the natural rock formations and get a chance to attend the workshops of carpets and onyx-stones . Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

6º Day I Friday Cappadocia /Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast . Transfer to Kayseri airport and take a domestic flight to Istanbul . ( TK2011 or TK2027). Arrival to Istanbul , meet with english speaking assistant at the airport and transfer to the hotel for check in . Free at lesiure . Overnight at the hotel .

7º Day I Saturday Departure from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast . Transfer to airport and fly home .End of our services

1º Day I Sunday Arrival to Istanbul
Arrival to Istanbul . Meet with english speaking assistant at the airport . Transfer to the hotel for check in . Overnight at the hotel .

2º Day I Monday Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning at leisure . Possible to take optional excursions.

3º Day I Tuesday Istanbul / Ankara (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning at leisure . Possible to take optional excursions .
In the afternoon ( +/- 14:00 ) departure from the hotel to Ankara – the capital of Turkey . Arrival to Ankara in early evening . Dinner & overnight at the hotel .

4º Day I Wednesday Ankara / Cappadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum where you will see the Neolithic & Paleolithic ruins from Urartu , Hatti, Hittite, Phrygia civilizations, then proceed to Mausoleum of Ataturk , the founder of Turkish Republic. In the afternoon drive to Cappadocia . En route visit the Underground city of Serhatlı that is one of the biggest underground city in the region, constructed by the first Christians to protect themselves from the attacks . Check in to the hotel at Cappadocia . Dinner at the hotel.After dinner proceed to the Derwish House to attend Whirling Dervishes Ceremony which represents the mystical journey of spiritual ascent of man using love, the search for the truth and get to the “Perfection”.Overnight at the hotel .

5º Day I Thursday Cappadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Full day visit at Cappadocia . Visit Göreme Open Air Museum – a UNESCO Heritage site , a fantastic region with it’s cave churches located on the valley. Then proceed to Uchisar Village ,and Paşabag Valley that are famous with it’s spectacular fairy chimneys. Visit Derbent Valley with and explore the natural rock formations and get a chance to attend the workshops of carpets and onyx-stones . Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

6º Day I Friday Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale (Breakfast,Dinner)
After the breakfast at the hotel , drive to Konya . En route visit Sultanhan Caravansarai that was built during Seljuk Empire and used long years as a stop over for the travellers and merchants. Then proceed for Konya – one of the famous & biggest cities of Anatolia , there you will visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana – Rumi , the famous Islamic Philosopher. Continue to Pamukkale . Visit Cotton Steps – a UNESCO heritage site that has been believed to have healing thermal water

7º Day I Saturday Pamukkale / Ephesus / Izmir (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Drive to Selcuk – Ephesus . Visit the Ephesus Ruins – the city that was dedicated to Artemis : the Odeon, Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora .Then proceed for Virgin Mary House – has been believed it is the final resting place of the mother of Jesus . Then stop at Leather Production Store . Proceed for Izmir . Check in to the hotel . Dinner . A walk on the Kordon Alsancak neighbourhood . Back to the hotel . Overnight.

8º Day I Sunday Departure from Izmir (Breakfast)
Breakfast . Transfer to airport and fly home .End of our services .

1º Day I Sunday Arrival to Istanbul
Arrival to Istanbul . Meet with english speaking assistant at the airport . Transfer to the hotel for check in . Overnight at the hotel .

2º Day I Monday Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning at leisure . Possible to take optional excursions.

3º Day I Tuesday Istanbul / Ankara (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast at the hotel . Morning free at leisure. Possible to take optional excursions. In the afternoon ( +/- 14I00 ) departure from the hotel to Ankara – the capital of Turkey . Arrival to Ankara in early evening . Dinner & overnight at the hotel .

4º Day I Wednesday Ankara / Capadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Visit Anatolian Civilizations Museum where you will see the Neolithic & Paleolithic ruins from Urartu , Hatti, Hittite, Phrygia civilizations, then proceed to Mausoleum of Ataturk , the founder of Turkish Republic. In the afternoon drive to Cappadocia . En route visit the Underground city of Serhatlı that is one of the biggest underground city in the region, constructed by the first Christians to protect themselves from the attacks . Check in to the hotel at Cappadocia . Dinner at the hotel.After dinner proceed to the Derwish House to attend Whirling Dervishes Ceremony which represents the mystical journey of spiritual ascent of man using love, the search for the truth and get to the “Perfection”.Overnight at the hotel .

5º Day I Thursday Cappadocia (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Full day visit at Cappadocia . Visit Göreme Open Air Museum – a UNESCO Heritage site , a fantastic region with it’s cave churches located on the valley. Then proceed to Uchisar Village ,and Paşabag Valley that are famous with it’s spectacular fairy chimneys. Visit Derbent Valley with and explore the natural rock formations and get a chance to attend the workshops of carpets and onyx-stones . Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

6º Day I Friday Cappadocia / Konya / Pamukkale (Breakfast,Dinner)
After the breakfast at the hotel , drive to Konya . En route visit Sultanhan Caravansarai that was built during Seljuk Empire and used long years as a stop over for the travellers and merchants. Then proceed for Konya – one of the famous & biggest cities of Anatolia , there you will visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana – Rumi , the famous Islamic Philosopher. Continue to Pamukkale . Visit Cotton Steps – a UNESCO heritage site that has been believed to have healing thermal water.

7º Day I Saturday Pamukkale / Ephesus / Izmir (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Drive to Selcuk – Ephesus . Visit the Ephesus Ruins – the city that was dedicated to Artemis I the Odeon, Temple of Hadrian, the House of Love, the Library of Celsus, the Agora .Then proceed for Virgin Mary House – has been believed it is the final resting place of the mother of Jesus . Then stop at Leather Production Store . Proceed for Izmir . Check in to the hotel . Dinner . A walk on the Kordon Alsancak neighbourhood . Back to the hotel . Overnight .

8º Day I Sunday Izmir/Pergamon/Troy/Çanakkale (Breakfast,Dinner)
Breakfast . Drive to Pergamon ( Bergama ) region and visit the ruins of Asclepion which is the first hospital of Asia Minor in human history . Then continue to Troy , visit the famous city that evokes the poetic name of Homer’s Iliad. Continue to Canakkale . Dinner and overnight at the hotel .

9º Day I Monday Çanakkale / Bursa / Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast . Drive to Bursa which was the first capital city of Ottoman Empire between 1326 and 1364. Visit Ulucamii , Seda Kozahan Bazaar and Green Mosque . Then drive to Topcular to take ferry to Eskihisar . Proceed for Istanbul . Overnight at the hotel.

10º Day I Tuesday             Departure from Istanbul (Breakfast)
Breakfast . Transfer to airport and fly home .End of our services .

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