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DAY 1 – ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL. WELCOME AT AIRPORT AND PRIVATE TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL.
Overnight at: https://www.titanic.com.tr/titanic-city-taksim or similar 4 stars hotel for 1 night on
bed & breakfast basis.
DAY 2 – PRIVATE BYZANTINE & OTTOMAN RELICS TOUR & DRIVE TO BURSA
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
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 drive to Bursa.
Overnight in Bursa at https://kervansaraybursacity.com/ or similar hotel for 1 night on bed and
DAY 3 – BURSA AND CUMALIKIZIK VILLAGE TOUR & HEAD TO KUŞADASI
Bursa; the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and one of the great treasure houses of Islamic
architecture. We will visit the Green Mosque and the neighboring Green Mausoleum, both worldrenowned
for their superb tile decoration, as well as the late 14th century Great Mosque and the Koza
Han, which for centuries was the center of the silk trade. We drive to the village of Cumalikizik; one of
the best-preserved Ottoman villages in Turkey with scores of picturesque houses built in the traditional
style. Head to Kuşadası.
Overnight in Kuşadası at https://www.tuntashotels.com/oteller/tuntas-family-suites-kusadasi/18
or similar hotel for 1 night at on bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 4 – PRIVATE EPHESUS TOUR & DRIVE TO PAMUKKALE
Take off to the ancient city of Ephesus and first visit
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.
Close by is the House of the Virgin Mary where she is
believed to have spent her last years. On A ugust 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.
After Ephesus tour drive to Pamukkale.
Overnight in Pamukkale at
http://www.tripolishotel.com/ or similar hotel for 1 night on bed and breakfast basis
DAY 5 – PAMUKKALE TOUR & HEAD TO KONYA
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 stress-relieving
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.
Head to Konya.
Overnight in Konya at https://all.accor.com/ssr/app/ibis/hotels/konya-turkey or similar hotel for 1
night on bed and breakfast basis.
DAY 6 –PRIVATE KONYA TOUR & HEAD TO CAPPADOCIA
Konya; the last capital of the Seljuk
Empire and another of the great treasure houses of Islamic architecture
in Central Anatolia. We will visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the worldwide
famous mystic. Proceed to Martyrs Monument of 1919
Independence War. Drive to Karatay Theological School in which
beautiful tiles are on display. On the way visit to the 13th century Seljukian
masterpiece Sultanhan Caravanserai and arrival in Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia at: http://www.goremehouse.net/or similar hotel for 2 nights on bed and
DAY 7 – HOT AIR BALLOON RIDING TOUR & PRIVATE CLASSIC CAPPADOCIA TOUR & SUNSET ATV
Early morning hot-air balloon. 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).
Private transfer to your Sunset ATV Safari (90 min.) then head back to your hotel.
DAY 8 – PRIVATE TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR YOUR FLIGHT BACK HOME VIA ISTANBUL
Turkish Airlines, Kayseri (ASR) to Istanbul (IST): 11:15 – 12:45 at noon
End of the services.
– Accommodation at chosen hotel mentioned on the itinerary on bed & breakfast basis
– All admissions, entrance and fees on tours including extra charges mentioned on the itinerary
– Lunch on tours at local restaurants where available
– Domestic economy class flight ticket mentioned on the itinerary
– Professional English, Spanish or Portuguese-speaking tour guides on tours. (Experienced between
– All Private Transportations hotel – airport – hotel and destinations to destinations with a luxury
A/C custom made vehicle
– %18 VAT for travel services and %8 VAT for accommodation
PRICE EXCLUDES; International flights, personal expenses during the tour, beverages at lunch,
dinners and customary tipping for guide & driver.
Prices are net to Your Agency and mark up can be added according to your
Cancellation Policies: Bookings can be cancelled without a charge until 72 hours prior to the
transfer / tour time. Less than 72 hrs. notice is subject to full no-show.
NOTES: On mention the itinerary all hotels, tours, transfers, restaurants are following the COVID 19
Healthy Travel & Stay Measures.
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