Day 1: ARRIVE – ISTANBUL
Welcome to Istanbul to start your exciting journey through Turkey with us. Istanbul is one of the great
historical cities of the world, is the only city in the world located upon two continents with one arm
reaching out to Asia and the other arm to Europe. Through the city’s heart runs the sea channel called
the Bosphorus which reaches north to the Black Sea and south to the Marmara Sea. On arrival transfer
to the hotel (Standard Check in time is 1500Hrs). Rest of the day free at leisure. Later transfer to
Restaurant for Dinner. Transfer back to the Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2: ISTANBUL
After Breakfast, Depart for City Tour of Istanbul. Visit The Hagia Sophia which earlier was a Mosque, then a church and now converted to a Museum. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards we walk to Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine. Later we visit The Blue Mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet wide the mosque named so because of the Iznik tiles that lines the wall of the monument. Lunch at Restaurant. Later visit the Dolmabahçe Palace which was built in 19th century and is one of the most glamorous palaces in the world. It was the administrative center of the late Ottoman Empire with the last of Ottoman Sultans was residing there. Dinner at Restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3: ISTANBUL – IZMIR (BY FLIGHT) - KUSADASI
After Breakfast check out and drive to Istanbul airport for your flight to Izmir. Arrive Izmir Airport and drive to Ephesus. Arrive and depart for a tour to the Ancient City of Ephesus. On the way we visit the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. Lunch Enroute. Ephesus was Roman capital of Asia Minor is the grandest and best preserved Greco – Roman City. Visit the Fountains of Trojon, Polio, The Temple of Hadrian and Domition Private House, The Library of Celsius, Agora and the fantastic Greco-Roman theatre. Later depart to hotel and check in. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4: KUSADASI – PAMUKKALE (188 KMS APPROX 3 HRS)
After breakfast at the hotel,check out and Drive to Pamukkale. Pamukkale, literally means “Cotton Castle”. The stunning white calcium pools, which cling to the side of a ridge, have long been one of the most famous picture postcard views of Turkey. Here we will visit the Ancient City of Hierapolis and Thermal Pools of Pamukkale where you can take a dip to purify your skin. Lunch at the restaurant.Rest of the day is free at leisure. Transfer to the hotel and check in. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 5: PAMUKKALE –ANTALYA (244 KMS APPROX 3 HRS 30 MINS)
Breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Antalya. Antalya is a charming and popular resort town on the Mediterranean Coast.Upon arrival Antalya and start to Antalya City Tour. On this tour view over famous Konyaalti Beach, Old Town, Clock Tower, and Waterfall. Lunch at restaurant. Tour ends late afternoon and we depart back to the hotel.Check-in to the Hotel.Dinner at Hotel. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 6: ANTALYA
After breakfast, visit Duden Waterfall &Karpuzkaldiran Waterfall. Duden Waterfalls are formed by the recycle station water, are located 12 kilometers north-east of Antalya whereas Karpuzkaldiran Waterfalls arethe largest of the falls in the Antalya area and is a beautiful single waterfall falling approximately 25 meters to the Mediterranean Seabelow.Lunch at Restaur
Day 7: ANTALYA – KONYA – CAPPADOCIA (545 KMS APPROX 8 HRS)
Breakfast at the hotel,check out and drive to Konya. In Konya visit to Mausoleum of Mevlana.The Mevlâna Museum, located in Konya, Turkey, is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It is alsoknown as the Green Mausoleum or Green Dome. Lunch at Restaurant. Later continue driving to Cappadocia. Marvel at the spectacular, almost surreal landscape of rock and cones, capped pinnacles and ravines where dwellings have been hewn from the soft, volcanic rock since 400 BC. Upon arrival at Cappadocia, transfer to your hotel.Check in to the Hotel. Dinner andOvernight in Cappadocia.
Day 8: CAPPADOCIA
In early morning,you can opt for Hot Air Balloon flying experience in Cappadocia(Optional – At extra cost).The highly experienced pilots will take you for a memorable flight through and over the valleys in a similar manner to the flight. Today morning, enjoy breakfast at the hotel and depart from the hotel for GoremeOpen Air Museum&Kaymakli Underground City Tour.Firstly, we will drive to Kaymakli Underground City where early Christians lived in fear and faith.Lunch at restaurant.After having lunch, we will proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum where this religious education was started. You will visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls. After the tour,you will be transferred back to your hotel.Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 9: CAPPADOCIA - KAYSERI – ISTANBUL (BY FLIGHT)
After breakfast check out and transfer to the Airport for your flight to Istanbul (Standard Check in time is 1500Hrs).Upon arrival at Istanbul Airport transfer to the Restaurant for Lunch.After lunch check into the hotel. Free day at leisure to explore Istanbul to your interest. Later in the early evening, we enjoy the ride of Bosphorus Cruise, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments.Dinner atRestaurant.Overnight in Istanbul
Day 10: DEPART
After Breakfast check out, Depart to visit Grand Bazaar dating back to 15th Century. It has over 4000 shops under one roof. Later transfer to Istanbul Airport to board a flight back to India with wonderful memories of your Tour.