Day 1: Welcome to Istanbul - Optional Bosphorus Dinner Cruise Tour
Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2: Free day İn Istanbul - Optional Istanbul Old City Tour
Free day in Istanbul. You can discover the city by walk and explorer secret points. If would you like you can join Istanbul Classic Old City Tour.
08:30 pick up from your hotel to visit the Hagia Sophia a 5th-century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. Afterwards, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit Imperial Palace of Topkapi from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years and visit the Suleymaniye Mosque. The tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 3: Free day in Istanbul - Overnight Bus to Cappadocia- Optional Bosphorus Cruise with Two Continent Tour
You have free time according to your shuttle to the bus station for an overnight-bus to Cappadocia. If you would you like you can join Bosphorus with two Continent Tour.
08:30 pick up from your hotel to visit Spice Market and followed by a boat cruise through the Bosphorus, the strait dividing the European and Asian continents, Following lunch break in the afternoon, visit the luxuriously opulent Dolmabahce Palace, the last residence of the sultans. A drive to the Asian part of Istanbul crossing the Intercontinental Bosphorus bridge to visit Camlica Hill The highest point where you can overlook Istanbul and take nice pictures.
Day 4: Green Tour
Arrival in Cappadocia and transfer to Insider office in Cappadocia to fresh up before start tour.
Depart from your hotel to visit Devrent Valley to see the unigue fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos for lunch. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 5: Red Tour - Overnight bus to Pamukkale
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast, at 09:30 am pick up from the hotel and full days tour of Southern Cappadocia. We will visit Uchisar Castle, Pigeon Valley, Underground city (Kaymakli) and hiking in one of the beautiful valleys of Cappadocia. (Where early Christians lived in fear and faith)
Overnight bus to Pamukkale at about 21:00 (duration 10 hours).
Day 6: Pamukkale Tour - Overnight In Kusadasi
Arrival in Pamukkale and transfer to hotel to fresh up before start tour.
Pamukkale and the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium terraces and pools. After tour transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 7: Ephesus Tour - Overnight bus to Istanbul. End of the tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
The tour begins by visiting the remains of the Artemis Temple, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Afterward, it proceeds to the spectacular main site of Ephesus, undoubtedly the most superbly preserved Greco-Roman city. Unmistakable highlights surviving among the ruins are the Celsius Library, Agora, Theater, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple, and Roman Latrines. Following a lunch break, visit the House of Virgin Mary; reputed to be where she spent her final days. After tour overnight bus to Istanbul at 21:30 (duration 11 hours). When you arrive in Istanbul early morning we can transfer to your hotel or airport. And of the tour.
The Price Includes
- Transfers mentioned in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
- Hotel accommodations on the itinerary
- Meals mentioned in the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guidance
- Entrance fees to the various sites
- Transportation with A/C and non smoking coaches
- Tips to guide , driver and hotel personnel.