PERFECT 7 DAYS
Istanbul | Cappadocia | Ephesus
This itinerary gives you a great opportunity to explore the musts of Turkey in a unique way. You will be able to explore the highlights of Turkey with unique experiences and learn about the culture, history and much more in 10 days.
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DAY 1 – ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Upon arrival in Istanbul Airport, private escorted transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 2 – ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Explore the historical highlights; Hippodrome, the largest chariot race ground of the Byzantine Empire, Blue Mosque, with its exquisite blue tiles, the magnificient Topkapı Palace, the residence of the sultans for almost three centuries, the world famous Hagia Sophia, the Underground Cistern, where the mystery is solved in Dan Brown’s “Inferno” and Spice Market, best place to buy Turkish delight, dried fruit, exotic spices and herbs in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 3 – ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Today you'll visit Sabancı Museum. Then, enjoy a two-hour Bosphorus cruise with a private yacht. Cruise along European and Asian shores of Istanbul to witness the harmony of Ottoman and modern architecture.
In the afternoon, visit the Imperial Dolmabahce Palace.
Have your dinner in the upscale district of Nisantasi, with no doubt the most important shopping and fashion center of Istanbul, boasting elegant boutiques and cafes. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 4 – ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY
Take a morning flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir and drive up to Cappadocia, the jewel of Central Anatolia. The most famous and characteristic features of Cappadocia are the remarkable conical rock outcrops know as fairy chimneys.
Have a panoramic tour by Zelve, where three canyons meet in the Valley of Monks, and Pasabag Valley, enjoy a photo stop and capture wonderful images of the unique landscape.
Then visit Avanos, to enjoy a pottery workshop to meet the artisans and see their collections displayed in a vast underground cave complex.
After dinner visit a historical caravanserai to see the sema ritual performed by Whirling Dervishes, this is a mystical and very special experience. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 5 – CAPPADOCIA, TURKEY
In early morning, enjoy hot-air balloon flight (1 hr) gently drifting over the fairy chimneys, pigeon houses, orchards and vineyards. Afterwards, explore The Pigeon Valley, fascinating Kaymakli underground city, rock carved churches of Göreme Open-Air Museum and Mustafapasa Village (Sinassos), an ancient Greek town. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 6 – CAPPADOCIA - EPHESUS, TURKEY
Today fly to Izmir, to explore Ephesus, one of the world’s most fascinating sites of antiquity. The House of Virgin Mary and the delightful village of Sirince. Overnight in Kusadasi or Sirince.
DAY 7 – EPHESUS -- ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Afternoon flight to Istanbul.
You will have a short walk to the international terminal for your departing international flight.
Last day’s programme and domestic flight to be determined according to your international flight.
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