When you arrive at Istanbul NEW Airport (flight details will be provided), you will be greeted by an English-speaking guide holding a name sign outside the luggage claim area, transfer to the hotel by a private vehicle drive. Check-in into the hotel and rest. (Early check-in upon availability). Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
After your breakfast meet with your English speaking professional guide at the hotel lobby for your Istanbul Old City tour. Visit the magnificent TOPKAPI PALACE, the imperial residence of the sultans for almost three centuries. Then visit HIPPODROME, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. Then you’ll go to the calm BLUE MOSQUE, one of Istanbul’s most important landmarks. After lunch, continue with your tour and visit ST. SOPHIA, the greatest architectural achievement of all time. Following St. Sophia, you will visit the GRAND BAZAAR, Turkey’s largest and oldest covered bazaar, with over 4,000 shops.
At the end of your tour, back to your hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel in Istanbul.
After breakfast at the hotel, the morning Bosphorus Tour begins. The tour begins with the City Walls. Drive by bus to the Golden Horn neighbourhood, a natural and extremely secure harbor that has played a significant part in Istanbul’s growth. In the afternoon, pick up from hotel and transfer to Airport for direct flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel and enjoy free time for the rest of the day. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, meet with your guide at hotel lobby and depart from hotel to have full day Cappadocia tour. To begin, go to Devrent Valley to admire the distinctive fairy-chimneys. To witness the most fascinating mushroom-shaped pinnacles, drive to Paşaba (Monk’s Valley). Take the road to Avanos. Lunch at a local restaurant with a predetermined menu.
In the afternoon, travel to Göreme to see the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian towns dating back hundreds of years. Finally, before returning to your hotel, visit to Uçhisar’s natural castles. Return to the hotel after the tour. Overnight Cappadocia.
After breakfast, check out and transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport to take a flight to Antalya. Upon arrival to Antalya airport, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your free time in Antalya. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Antalya.
After breakfast, pick up from your hotel and join our full-day city tour. The first stop is Perge, which is 18 kilometres east of Antalya. You may view some beautiful examples of historic colonnaded streets, agoras, baths, stadiums, and theatres here.
Later drive to Kursunlu Waterfalls are located in the midst of a pine forest. Lunch at local restaurant in Antalya.
Aspendos Ancient Theater is one of the best-preserved amphitheatres of all time. The remnants of the greatest aqueduct in ancient Anatolia can also be seen close to the theatre. It is still used for numerous live performances of Ballet, Opera, and classical works of art.
After tour return back to hotel. Dinner at hotel, and overnight.
Breakfast at hotel. Today you will have full day Pamukkale tour from Antalya. Departing your hotel, the first visit will be to Hierapolis Ancient City. You will see the large necropolis, Great Baths, Frontinus Street, Theatre, Martyrion of St. Phillip and the antique pool also known as Cleopatra’s pool. Finally be amazed by travertines, (the terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water) on which you can enjoy a barefooted walk.
After tour transfer back to Antalya. Dinner & overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. Free time until your departure. Transfer to Antalya Airport for flight back to Istanbul.
Arrive in Istanbul and connect to your international departure flight back home!