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Overnight at Hotel Lero for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Visit the Old town, the Ancient city walls, the Dubrovnik “Saint Saviour” church (16th century church with Renaissance architecture); the Dubrovnik cathedral (Early 18th-century baroque cathedral); The Onofrije’s fountain, The Franciscan Monastery (Landmark monastery built in the 1300s, noted for its cloister, library & historic pharmacy displays); the Gates of Pile; the Old port; the Clock Tower, the Sponza Palace, the Rector’s Palace; the Fort Saint John; the Stradun (The main walking street in Dubrovnik old town);
GAME OF THRONES TOUR – 16:00
Meeting at your hotel lobby with your private english speaking guide. Everywhere you turn in the old city of Dubrovnik, you’ll find a spot where the show was filmed. On the Game of Thrones Walking Tour, you’ll visit these filming locations:
Red Keep – The home of the royal family and the filming location for scenes including Joffrey’s Nameday Tournament, when Tyrion slapped Joffrey, when the Hound saved Sansa from being attacked, the Purple Wedding Sansa saved by the Hound, and when Cersei explained what real power is to Littlefinger.
Docks of King’s Landing – A few steps away from Pile Gate, hidden from the beaten path, you’ll visit the beach where Myrcella was sent to Dorne by Tyrion, where Robert Baratheon’s bastard child was killed on Joffrey’s orders and dock where Sansa considered eloping with Littlefinger.
Gates of King’s Landing – This gate may be the entrance to Dubrovnik’s old city, but it was also the scene of the commoner’s rebellion against Joffrey and the scene when Jaime returned from the North.
Littlefinger’s Brothel – The spot where Oberyn, Tyrion, the High Septon and many other King’s Landing elite dabbled in vice.
House of Undying – You’ll get a great panoramic view of the tower used for this site from the front steps of Littlefinger’s Brothel
Sept of Baelor – Many characters filmed here including Tomen, Cersei and the High Septon
Palace of the Spice King of Qarth – Dubrovnik is not just King’s Landing. Check out the palace where Daenarys asked the Spice King for ships to carry her back to Westeros so she could take her rightful place on the Iron Throne.
Walk of Shame – Follow Cersei’s painful path from the Sept of Baelor to the Red Keep
Views of Qarth – From Revelin Fortress, gaze at an amazing view of wooded Lokrum Island that became utopia of Qarth
We recommend bringing: Sunscreen, Hat, Comfortable walking shoes (there are around 300 stairs), Water
Transfer to Kotor, Montenegro City tour of Kotor Old Town
Visit the Kotor old city, Kotor harbour, city walls, St Tryphon cathedral, St Nicola church, Piaza of the arms, Church of St Luke, Gurdich gate, Clock tower, Grubonja palace, Karampana well, Drago palace, Pima palace, Beskuca’s Palace, Grgurina Palace, Bizanti Palace, Prince’s Palace, Sea gate, Old Kotor prison building. Free time in Kotor. Transfer to Budva.
Overnight in Budva at Hotel Square for 1 night on bed and breakfast basis.
Transfer to Mostar, Bosnia.
Short walk in the old town. Visit the Old bridge, The Old city, The Old turkish bazar “Kujundziluk”, The Old turkish quarter, “Koskin – Mehmed pasha’s” mosque, Tito’s palace, “Mehmed Karadoz” Mosque.Visit Blagaj near Mostar.Transfer to Sarajevo via Konjic.
Overnight in Sarajevo at Malak Regency Hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Transfer to Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
City tour of the old town in Sarajevo. Visit the Bascarsija (The historical Turkish market); Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque (Ottoman mosque from 16th century); The Latin Bridge/ The Assassination Bridge (Ottoman-era stone bridge near the site of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s 1914 assassination); The Sebilj Monument (Famous 18th century wooden fountain); the “Sacred Heart” Cathedral (Gothic cathedral from the 19th century); The Sarajevo city hall, The Abandoned Bobsleigh Track (Built in 1984 for the Winter Olympic games in Former Yugoslavia The country opened its doors to the international community to celebrate sport, after the breakup of Yugoslavia, during the long Sarajevo siege the bobsleigh track been used as a base for the artillery); The Tunnel of Hope (Military-history museum at the site of a storied Bosnian War–era underground tunnel). Free time in the afternoon.
Early breakfast at the hotel, and private transfer to the Airport.
Turkish Airlines, Sarajevo (Sjj) to Istanbul (Ist): 09:00 am – 12:00 at noon
Welcome to Istanbul airport and meet with your guide.
Enjoy the Bosphorus Cruise on a public ferry (also known as Gypsy Boat) passing half a dozen Ottoman imperial palaces, traditional Yalis (waterside villas) and shore villages. We drive to visit Suleymaniye Mosque which was built by the most important architect of Ottoman times, Architect Sinan, this superb monument is Istanbul’s largest mosque complex.
Overnight at Pera Place Hotel for 1 night on bed and breakfast basis.
In the morning sightseeing tour in the old city of Constantine, Istanbul starts with Hippodrome Square where chariot races were once held in Roman Age and today one can see the Obelisk from Egypt, the Fountain of Wilhelm II and the Colossus, Serpentine Column from Delphi and the marvelous Underground Cistern built in order to solve water supply problem nearby. Followed by a visit to the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture St. Sophia operates as mosque today. The splendor of the interior decoration, the massiveness of its architectural proportions being unusual for a church and the most important of all, the height of its central dome has amazed everyone since it was first constructed. Then only a short walk away, Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) is the only mosque with six minarets in Istanbul. Called as blue mosque by foreigners because of the dominant color of more than 20.000 Iznik tiles decorating the spacious interior The Mosque is regarded as the peak achievement of Ottoman architecture. The highlights of the afternoon are a visit to the magnificent Topkapi Palace which is the only palace remaining from the Ottomans reflecting the splendor of the once mighty empire. End the day with a visit to the incredible Grand Bazaar.
End of the tour private transfer to your Cappadocia flight.
Turkish Airlines, Istanbul (IST) to Kayseri (ASR): 20:35 – 21:55
Overnight at http://www.kalekonak.com/ for 3 nights on bed & breakfast basis
Early morning hot-air balloon (up 7 years old). Experience begins by transfer of the passengers to the headquarters with luxury minibuses. Our passengers will have an open buffet – full catered delicious breakfast and their check-in will be made while the pilots are choosing a good launch site according to the wind directions. Once the launch site is selected, the passengers will proceed to the launch site where they will witness how the crew and the pilot unload, assemble and inflate the balloon. Following an introduction to the safety factors of ballooning with your pilot, your amazing experience will begin. The balloons will climb approximately 300 meters (1000 feet) during the flight. A panoramic and marvelous view will greet the passengers while drifting above the valleys and between rock formations. Balloons move by the wind and you will float wherever the wind takes you; so that each flight brings new and memorable experiences. Each passenger is to dress according to the temperature. Flat shoes, hat, sunglasses and of course camera is a must. The flight presents many photo opportunities and lifetime memories to cherish. The flight will last approximately for 60 minutes. In keeping with ballooning tradition, our passengers are treated to a champagne ceremony upon landing by our crew. The passengers will receive a memento certificate. All our passengers are covered with insurance by Eureko Insurance Company. After the flight our luxury minibuses will take you back to your hotel. Your entire balloon adventure lasts about 180 minutes. After second breakfast at your hotel meeting with your guide and driver for start your next tour. The lunar landscape of Cappadocia, starting with the rock formations beyond; visit Devrent and Pasabag – three coned fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. Lunch is in Avanos, center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. In the afternoon visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th & 13th century).
Red Valley, with its fabulous volcanic rock formations, is in the heart of Cappadocia but away from the tourist crowd. Rock-Cut hermit churches with frescoes and paintings fit with the Valley’s meditative atmosphere, remained intact since the beginning. Our lovely hike will start from a beautiful panoramic point presenting us great light in the morning for pictures. After the hike we give a refreshment break in Cavusin village which will be complemented by a visit to the ruins of Cavusin Town. After lunch, 40-minute drive will take us to the least visited Underground city; Kaymakli which is known as the widest underground city in the region. Unlike other underground cities, Kaymakli has different ventilation and security system. 4 of the 6 floors are open to visitors and believed to shelter 2,000 people from persecution and loots.
TURKISH NIGHT SHOW WITH DINNER (20:00 – 23.30)
Join us on an unforgettable night of live music, Turkish cuisine and belly dancers. Live like a true Turkish person through colorful and authentic Turkish traditions, and relax in a friendly, fun environment.
Private airport transfer to your Antalya flight.
Pegasus Airlines PC3503, Kayseri (ASR) to Antalya (AYT): 10:05 – 11:25 am
Welcome to Antalya airport and meeting your guide and join your private tour. Tour will start with the visit of Antalya’s most distinctive landmark is the Yivli Minare (fluted minaret), built by the Seljuk sultan Alaeddin Keykubad (1219-36). The minaret is a typical example of Seljuk architecture, with a square base surmounted by an octagonal drum bearing the fluted shaft, with its corbelled gallery around the top. The attached 14th-century mosque is still in use today. The minaret is right beside the Kale entrance gate into the old city. Opposite the minaret is Antalya’s Ottoman-era clock tower, while nearby are some tombs dating from the 14th century. After here visit to Hadrian’s Gate. A prosperous port, Attaleia was surrounded by thick defensive stone walls pierced by several gates that could be closed and sealed in case of attack from pirates or invaders. The grandest of these, and the only one surviving, is Hadrian’s Gate, a monumental triple-arched portal on the street, modeled on the Roman triumphal arch. After a nice local lunch walking through the Roman Fortress (Hidirlik Kalesi) where is built in the 2nd century, this squat 14-meter-high cylindrical tower watches over the old harbor from high above on the edge of Karaalioglu Park. Visit Antalya Museum of which the Roman period is especially rich in statuary and sarcophagi, of which the museum has world-class collections.
Overnight at Puding Hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Depart from your hotel to visit Perge. An important city of ancient Pamphylian, Perge was originally settled by the Hittites around 1500 BC. St. Paul preached some of his first sermons here. The theater stage has finely carved marble reliefs; other carvings from around the city are displayed in the stadium. Amateur archaeologists will want to see the handsome city gate flanked by two lofty towers, a long colonnaded road once paved with mosaics and lined with shops, a large agora, the public baths and a gymnasium. Proceed to Aspendos one of the best preserved theatres in the world with seating for 15,000. Still used today, the theater galleries, stage decorations and acoustics all testify to the architect’s success. Nearby stand the remains of a basilica, agora and one of the largest aqueducts in Anatolia. It is commonly believed that Aspendos was founded by colonist from Argos. We will then proceed to Manavgat Waterfalls for a refreshing break. After having lunch, depart for Side where you will have free time for shopping or back to hotel to relax and enjoy some leisure time.
After breakfast check out at hotel and drive to Pamukkale. Pamukkale; with the other name ‘’The Cotton Castle’’ One of the natural wonders of Turkey; the thermal spa of Pamukkale has abundant supplies of remarkable hot spring waters laden with calcareous salts. It is claimed to benefit heart and circulation complaints, as well as digestive disorders and rheumatic and kidney diseases. Nobody can dispute its excellent stressrelieving properties: a half-hour wallow will certainly relax you. Hierapolis; Walk around the ancient city, the monuments and the thermal baths. See the architectural genius of the theatre, the magnificently well-preserved Necropolis and the worldwide famous Devil’s Hole. Year-round swimming possibility in the natural hot spring pool. After visiting here head to Kuşadası.
Overnight at Ilayda Avantgarde Hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Take off to the ancient city of Ephesus and first visit the Basilica of St. John, who came here with the Virgin Mary and wrote his Gospel. To the southwest of the Basilica stands the Isa Bey Mosque and further in the same direction is the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ephesus was undoubtedly one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world. Impressive structures you will see include the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, Theater and Odeon. Terrace houses which opened to visit recently will be also included in our itinerary. Close by is the House of the Virgin Mary where she is believed to have spent her last years. On August 18th, 1961, Pope John XXll proclaimed the House of Virgin Mary at Ephesus to be sacred. You will have a chance to take a phial of Holy Water from the Sacred Spring.
End of the tour private airport transfer to your Athens flight.
Aegean Airlines A3997, Izmir (ADB) to Athens (ATH): 20:50 – 22:10
Welcome to Athens and private transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at Athens Manor Houses for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Breakfast at hotel. Meet your guide and depart for a sightseeing tour of Athens; the city where democracy was born, and most of the wise men of the ancient times. The most important civilization of ancient world flourished in Athens and relives, through some of the world’s most formidable edifices. Your expert guide will take you to see the centre of the city, the Syntagma (Constitution) Square, the House of Parliament, the Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the Academy, the University, the National Library. Driving down Herod Atticus street, see the Evzones with the traditional Greek uniform and the Presidential Palace. Further, see the Hadrian’s Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and make a short stop at the Panathenaic Stadium, where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held (1896). Continue with a visit to the Acropolis hill, to admire the architectural masterpieces of the Golden Age of Athens: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheion and, finally «the harmony between material and spirit», the monument that «puts order in the mind», the Parthenon.
Breakfast in the hotel and check-out. Departure transfer to Piraeus port, for the ferry to Mykonos; upon arrival, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Mykonos at Kamari Hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Breakfast in the hotel. Free day at leisure.
Breakfast in the hotel and check-out. Departure transfer to Mykonos port, for the ferry to Mykonos; upon arrival, transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Santorini at Nautilus Santorini Hotel for 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis.
Breakfast in the hotel. Free day at leisure, overnight in Santorini.
Aegean Airlines A3357, Santoron (JTR) to Athens (ATH): 12:30 – 13:15
Breakfast in the hotel and check-out. Departure transfer to Santorini airport, for the flight back
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*PRICES FOR PER PERSON SHARING A DOUBLE ROOM OR A TRIPLE ROOM.
*SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ON ALL PAX SEGMENTS: £1.837,00
* 0-11 years old kid %50 discount (per room 2 kids)
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