Day 1: Welcome to Istanbul. Your guide will meet with you at the airport. Depending on your arrival time you may explore the city or be transferred to your hotel. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 2: After breakfast, you enjoy a fully guided private tour of the only city to span two continents, visiting Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, and Grand Bazaar. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 3: Princes Island Tour. Today you discover the biggest island Buyukada which is a summer holiday escape from Istanbul City. Buyukada famous with Ottoman Houses. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 4: Today you visit Dolmabahce Palace and then have a Bosphorus Cruise (public boat) experience. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia.
Day 5: Marvel at the lunar landscape with a fully guided private tour of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum, the fairy chimneys, Uchisar Castle, Avanos, Cavusin Village, Devrent Valley. Overnight Cappadocia. Optional Tour (Cappadocia hot air balloon tour over the valleys).
Day 6: Today get a good breakfast there is a a canyon and a underground city awaiting for you. You itinerary includes Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Canyon, and Selime Monastery. Overnight Cappadocia.
Day 7: Free half day in Cappadocia. Optional Tour (You may try traditional Turkish Bath). In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Izmir. Overnight Kusadasi.
Day 8: Absorb yourself in history today. Today you visit Ephesus, the Temple of Artemis, and House of Virgin Mary. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the ancient times. Carpet weaving has long been a tradition in Turkey and at the carpet village you can learn how the carpets are made by hand and what determines their value. Overnight Kusadasi.
Day 9: After breakfast, take a tour to Pergamon which has one of the seven churches of revelation and is famed with amazing temples from ancient times. You visit one of the oldest medical centers of history as well. (You may substitute Pergamon Tour with Priene-Miletos-Didyma Tour). Overnight Kusadasi.
Day 10: After breakfast you head to the magnificent White Calcium Terraces, known as Cotton Castle (Pamukkale) where you also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city was used in Roman times for its therapeutic properties. Overnight Pamukkale.
Day 11: Today you travel to Bodrum which is one of the beautiful seaside towns in Turkey. After a 75-minute drive you visit the Castle of St.Jean & the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaelogy. Overnight Bodrum.
Day 12: After breakfast get your swimsuits and sunscreen ready. Today you relax with a boat trip. You visit beautiful coves of Bodrum. (You may substitute boat trip with Heraklia Lake Tour. Extra fee 70 Euro.) Overnight Bodrum.
Day 13: Today you have a city tour of Bodrum. Visit the Ancient Theatre of Bodrum, Halicarnassus Mausoleum (one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World), and wind mills. After the tour we say goodbye and you are transferred to the airport. Fly to Istanbul. End of the service.
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