Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to the hotel. Check-in in the hotel. In evening, go for Bosphorus Cruise along the Bosphorus, the winding strait separating Europe & Asia. Along the shores there is a delightfully mixture of the past and the present, as well as the grand splendour and quaint beauty of the ancient wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses and small fishing villages and visit of Spice Market. Overnight at Istanbul.
Day 02 : Istanbul
After breakfast visit of the city including; Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine, followed by the visit to Blue Mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet. The last stop is the Grand Covered Bazaar dating back to 15th century. It covers over 4,000 shops under one roof. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Istanbul.
Day 03 : Istanbul - Ankara - Cappadocia
After breakfast transfer to the airport for an early flight to Ankara, the capital of Turkey. Visit Anatolian Civilisations Museum and the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. And proceed to Cappadocia. Overnight at Cappadocia.
Day 04 : Cappadocia
After breakfast proceed to city tours. Tour includes Kaymakli Underground City; carved out of rock and completely self contained. More than 200 people lived on each of seven floors. Next will be the natural citadel of Uchisar. Lunch at a typical restaurant and visit Goreme Open-Air Museum, which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Tour will end
with visits to Pasabag Valley and Avonos Village. Overnight at Cappadocia.
Day 05 : Cappadocia - Konya - Pamukkale
After breakfast transfer to Konya. En route visit 13th century Sultanhani Caravanserai built on the famous silk route. In Konya the Mausoleum of Mevlana, the worldwide famous mystic. Continue to Pamukkale, the cotton fortress. Hot mineral waters burst from the earth and cascade over cliffs forming pools and stalactites. Overnight at Pamukkale.
Day 06 : Pamukkale - Aphrodisias - Kusadasi
After breakfast, stroll through the ruins of ancient Roman City Hierapolis and transfer to Kusadasi. En route visit Aphrodisias, an ancient city dedicated to the goddess of love, Aphrodite, and famous for its sculpture school. Overnight at Kusadasi
Day 07 : Kusadasi - Ephesus - Izmir
After breakfast, Visit the House of Virgin Mary. Continue to Ephesus, Roman capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and the fantastic Greco-Roman theatre. visit the Basilica of St. John. Drive to Izmir. Overnight at Izmir.
Day 08 : Izmir
Breakfast at hotel. Full day free for leisure. Overnight at Izmir.
Day 09 : Depart Istanbul
After breakfast transfer to Izmir Airport to fly to Istanbul. On arrival at Istanbul Airport board your flight to home destination.