9D8N Turkey Istanbul Historical Tour (Private Trip)
Visit Turkey a beautiful country, rich with history and cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires.
9D8N Turkey Istanbul Historical Tour
DAY 01: ARRIVAL-ISTANBUL-TROY
Arrive at Istanbul Ataturk Airport. Pickup by our tour guide. Transfer to Troy. Visit the giant replica of the wooden horse. This place and nine different settlements were uncovered by Heinrich Schliemann using his own money. Overnight in Troy.
DAY 02: TROY-KUSADASI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we visit the Outlet Leather Factory and Center ( free time shopping) and watch the Live Fashion Show. Also, explore the Ancient City of Ephesus (take a walk to ruins of Roman capital). Overnight in Kusadasi.
DAY 03: KUSADASI-PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, get ready to explore the Antique City of Hierapolis ( white terrace and basins formed due to the Calcareous Thermal Spring) also known as Cotton Castle. Overnight in Pamukkale.
DAY 04: PAMUKKALE-KONYA-CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
Have breakfast. Visit the Textile Shopping before driving to Cappadocia and visit the Tepesidelik Han Caravanserai 13th century ancient “hotel” for travelers. Transfer to Cappadocia. Have dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 05: CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, get ready to visit the Love Valley. Discover the fascinating rock formations and the spectacular fairy chimneys. Then we will visit the Carpet School and Pasabaglari ( known as Fairy Chimney Valley). Drive to Avanos town (famous with Hittites period potteries). Have lunch before the drive to Devrent Valley ( fairy chimney with the shape of mushroom and animal). We will through to Urgup and Ortahisar ( view of old Greek House). Visit the Pottery Workshop. Have dinner at local restaurant and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 06: CAPPADOCIA-BOLU (B/L/D)
Have breakfast at the hotel. After that, we are going to see the fantastic view of Uchisar Castle and Jewellery Workshop & Center. Visit Salt Lake while on the way to Ankara, Capital of Turkey and City of Ataturk. Also, visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk. Overnight in Bolu.
DAY 07: BOLU-ISTANBUL (B/L/D)
After breakfast, proceed to visit Hippodrome ( traditionally used stadium for horse and chariot racing ), Blue Mosque with the most significant artifacts and artworks. Next, The Topkapi Palace the museum once the Ottoman Empire. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 08: ISTANBUL (B/L/D)
Breakfast and enjoy Bosphorus cruise (boat) and watch the fantastic view between Asia and Europe. After that, visit the Pierre Loti Hill in Eyup of Fatih district. Visit the tea house with the stunning view of Golden Horn. Free to visit Spice Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 09: ISTANBUL-DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast and transfer to airport for flight departure.
- Professional Licensed English Speaking Guide
- 8-night accommodation H&B Double Room (4&5-star hotel)
- 1 FOC Tour Leader up to 18 PAX above
- Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
- Car Park, Gasoline, Highway and Bridges fees
- Local taxes and services charges
- All transportation inTurkey
- 8 breakfast, 8 lunch, 8dinners
- Daily 2 small bottles of water
- Bosphorus Tour by boat
- Welcome gift
PACKAGE NOT INCLUDE:
- Tips to stuff, the item of a personal care
- Drinks (except the drinks served with breakfast)
Notes: Tipping for Guide and Driver is 6USD per person per day