One of our colleagues will be waiting for you at the arrival hall bearing a sign with your name on it. You will be greeted by a courteous member of our staff who will load your luggage into our midi-van and take you directly to your hotel. Accommodation in Istanbul.
Pick up time is about 08.30 from the hotel. You will visit : Topkapi Palace (Harem section is extra), Caferaga Madrasah, Roman Hippodrome. After lunch you will see: St.Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Million stone, Tomb of Sultan Mahmud and ancient Ottoman cemetery, Cemberlitas (Burnt Column) and the tour end at Grand Bazaar about 16:30. (breakfast at the hotel and lunch). Accommodation in Istanbul.
(check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:30, and the tour starts with Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar). This area is one of the most crowded sites of Eminonu since there are many shops selling cheese, olives, eggs, meat products, dried fruits and peddlers everywhere. You can have a short stop on your way to drink a glass of “Tursu Suyu – Pickle Juice”. There is Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the famous Turkish coffee store at the end of the street. This is an excellent place to buy Turkish coffee in the city. Spice Market (Egyptian Bazaar) is one of the most colorful sites in the city. Once, the Bazaar was the last stop of the Silk Road from where all the commodities carried on camels from India and Far East was delivered to Europe with ships. Today, it is still very popular among the locals who want to buy spices, sweets, cheese and dried fruits. There are also shops selling souvenirs and jewellery. When you come out of the Spice Market, you will see Yeni Cami (also called The New Mosque or the actual name Valide Sultan Mosque) constructed in 1665. There are bird seeders in front of Mosque and the people sitting on the marble stairs viewing the Golden Horn bridge. Later, you will embark the boat for Bosporus Tour. This a large, safe and comfortable public boat with open and covered areas convenient for any weather conditions. You may buy snacks and drinks in the boat. The cruise takes about 1,5 hours and you will see Ciragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Bosporus Bridges, Maiden’s Tower and fabulous Ottoman Yalis (sea-side Mansions) during your tour. Your guide will be with you on the boat to give you information about the places you see on the tour. The tour ends with free time in Eminonu at around 12:00 from where you may either visit Spice Market again for shopping or have a walk over the Golden Horn Bridge. The guide is going to recommend you the best way to get your hotel on your own. Free afternoon to explore the area. Transfer to the airport for 17:45 flight to Izmir. You will be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. (breakfast at the hotel). Accommodation in Kusadasi.
Pick up from the hotel about 09.00 am for the daily tour of the ancient city of Ephesus. You will be picked up from your Hotel then drive to Selçuk Town for Full day tour of Ephesus & The House of Virgin Mary. First you will visit The Temple of Artemis, which once was one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Then you will visit the world famous ancient Greco-Roman City of Ephesus, the most well preserved example in the world. After visiting this impressive site, you will have a lunch break. After lunch, you will visit The House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed she spent her last days. This is a holy place for both Christians and Muslims. End of the tour transfer to hotel. (breakfast at the hotel). Accommodation in Kusadasi.
Pick up at 08:00 from hotel then drive to Pamukkale town, In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts.Optional swimming at the Kleoptara Thermal water(extra)Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica , theatre and Roman Baths. After the tour take a 5 hours bus to Antalya. We will meet you and transfer to your hotel. (breakfast at the hotel and lunch on the tour). Accommodation in Antalya.