7 Day Turkey Highlights By Plane
Tour Style : Turkey Tour
Duration : 7 Days / 6 Nights
Departures : All year round - Guaranteed Departure
Highlights: Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale - Hierapolis
Day 1 - Arrival in Istanbul
Upon your arrival we will pick you up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02- Byzantian And Ottoman Relics Tour (Full Day Tour / Lunch Included)
Tour of "Sultan Ahmet Center", the heart of the "Old City" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia (St.) Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, Most attractive shopping center and biggest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets, leatherware and souvenirs. Lunch Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc... Treasury and Harem sections are not included in the program and are due to extra entry. Stay overnight.
Day 3 - Bosphorus Cruise And Dolmabahce or Beylerbeyi Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
08:30 am. You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Two Continents . In this day you will be able to see:
Spice Bazaar : Mystical smells of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, caviar and dry fish etc... Bosphorus Boat Cruise: On the waterway separating the two continents, Asia and Europe. Opportunity to take photographs of marble palaces and ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture, besides modern residences and luxurious apartments. Bosphorus Bridge: Unique chance to go from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe) in two minutes. Beylerbeyi Palace; The summer residence of Ottoman Sultans with its original furniture and magnificent gardens with the harem on the Asian side. Camlica Hill Offers a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus from the highest point of the city. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Flight to Izmir And Ephesus Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
You will be picked up from your hotel around 06:00 and transfer to airport.
Depart from Istanbul 07:30 am.
Arrive Izmir at 08:30 am. Met on arrival and transfer to Ephesus.
(1 hour drive from Izmir to Ephesus)
Full day tour of Ephesus & The House of Virgin Mary starts around 09:30 am.
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 Istanbul & Ephesus Tour, 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.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5 - Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour ( Breakfast, Lunch)
08:00 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Pamukkale . In Pamukkale, you will see the Cotton Cliffs, one of the natural wonders of the world formed by deposits of calcareous salts. Also visit the ancient ruins of the City of Hierapolis with its basilica , theatre and Roman Baths. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 6 - Flight Back to Istanbul
12:00 pick up from your hotel and transfer to the Izmir airport.
13:25 flight to Istanbul. 14:00 am arrival in Istanbul, pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 7 - Istanbul / Departure (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel, check out and as per your flight time transfer on to Istanbul international airport.
End o your service
What is included :
- Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
- Domestic Air tickets (Istanbul to Izmir to Istanbul).
- 4 night Hotel in Istanbul with Breakfast.
- 2 night Hotel accommodation in Kusadasi with Breakfast.
- 2 Full Day Istanbul Tour
- 1 Full Day Ephesus Tour
- 1 Full Day Pamukkale Tour
- Professional English Speaking Guide.
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coaches on local tours.
- All taxes, entrance & museum fees.
- Meals mentioned by the itinerary
- Tour insurance
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Tips to guide and driver.
- Personal expenses.
Transportation Method: Modern clean cars. According to your group size it can be a car, or a van. We like to organize small size group tours. This big groups like more than 30 people we organize more than one guides and more buses.
Ideal size for us is 1 to 16 people.
Dates and Times: All around the year
Meet up location: Your hotel or Union Station (or other convenient location). Will be waiting you with board written your name on it at the time of arrangement or meet at the hotel lobby.
End location: Depending on the tour, your hotel or near one of the downtown Metro stops or taxi stands -- convenient for relaxing with dinner or drinks before going back to the hotel.
Duration: 7 Days - 6 Nights
Attention Please: According to museums crowd,city tours might take around 1 hour longer or lesser.
Accommodation Information : The price of the tour included at least three star hotel standards. Some of our hotels are boutique hotels which is specially chosen for you to make your travel enjoyable and make you observe and feel the culture better. Here is some examples we choose for you; Cave hotels in Cappadocia, Tree Houses in Olypos, Village Houses in Safranbolu.