DAY 1: ISTANBUL
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL
Breakfast at the hotel. Day off. Accommodation.
FD BOSPHORUS (Full day with lunch)
Full day tour of the Bosphorus. In the morning we will make a previous visit to the Egyptian Bazaar or Spice Bazaar built in the 17th century and located in the old Eminönü neighborhood in Istanbul. We continue to take the boat for the tour of the Bosphorus (regular boat) taking place along the Sea of Marmara on both sides of the city: Asian and European. During this tour you will be able to see monuments such as: Dolmabahce Palace, Çiragan, Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, among others… We continue with the visit to the Beylerbeyi Palace, built in white marble by Sultan Abdulaziz in the 19th century; It served as a summer residence for subsequent sultans and a guest house for foreign dignitaries. Ascent to Çamlica Hill , known as the Hill of Lovers, it offers a majestic panoramic view of the Bosphorus and Istanbul. Hotel moving and lodging.
DAY 3: ISTANBUL
Breakfast at the hotel. Free Day. Accommodation at the hotel.
FD CITY TOUR Tour of the Imperial City
(Full day with lunch)
Full day tour of the city. In the morning we will visit La Santa Sofia, one of the most significant venues in Istanbul, a beautiful architectural marvel that we offer to the visitor; also considered one of the largest and most imposing churches in the world. Next, visit Topkapi Palace , where the sultans lived between 1478 and 1856. Topkapi is not a single structure, but an organic monumental complex made up of various kiosks, gardens and repaired areas that are located in the neighborhood or historic center at the entrance to the Golden Horn. We continue towards the Blue Mosque, admired for its six tall minarets, terraces and domes that rise in the center of the building; you will see that the architect achieved his objective without a doubt; perfection with this impressive work. In the afternoon , the Roman Hippodrome , (time of Septimo Severus)… space where chariot races and circuses took place, which served as entertainment for the inhabitants of Constantinople for more than a thousand years. We will end the day at the Grand Bazaar . At the end transfer to the hotel.
DAY 4: ISTANBUL - KAYSERI - CAPPADOCIA
Breakfast at the hotel. Day off. In the afternoon transfer to Istanbul airport to take the flight (TK 2014 16:10 – 17:30) to Kayseri. Arrival and transport to the chosen hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA
BALLOON EXCURSION VISIT OPTION
After breakfast; full day excursion Discover Cappadocia, a unique region in the world for its geological formation where you can discover impressive reliefs and formations that will undoubtedly surprise you. Enjoy a full day excursion in the northern part of Cappadocia , the most amazing part of the volcanic territory. Firstly, we will visit the Goreme Open Air Museum, which is recognized by UNESCO as a medieval monastic complex of cave churches and dwellings carved out of the tuff rock by Orthodox monks in the 4th century. Now we continue to the Ortahisar Panorama that offers a wonderful view with its natural castle in the center, stone houses and beautiful mosques. From here, a short journey we will pass Pasabag (valley of the monks) , where we will see the conical columns as fairy chimneys that were also used for the houses and orthodox churches of the hermits. After lunch at a local restaurant in the city of Avanos , on the banks of the Kizilirmak (red river), we will see some of the most famous Turkish handicrafts. Before returning to the hotel, we will have a stop in the Devrent Valley., famous with its strange formations. Valle de Tres Bellas , has a beautiful view over the city of Urgup , famous for wine, and vineyards with apricot gardens where you can always take memorable photos. Transfer to the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA
Breakfast . Enjoy a complete excursion touring in the south of Cappadocia, the most interesting part of the volcanic territory. First of all, we will walk 4 km through the Red and Pink Valley . During this beautiful journey we will observe the fauna and flora of Cappadocia, rich in minerals and full of vineyards. After lunch at a local restaurant, near the Valley of Pigeons, the trip will continue to see the amazing underground city of Ozkonak or Serhatlı . It is one of the best preserved and deepest underground cities in the region, already carved in the second millennium BC. The city extends eight levels above the ground and is carved out of soft volcanic stone. Then we will enter the Valle de Amor , originally called Valle Blanco which offers a beautiful view with its graceful shaped chimneys. Finally, the excursion will end in an old Christian village of Cavusin that offers spectacular views, as it has been eroded to a large extent and partially collapsed. After this visit, we will go to the village of Uchisar , where a natural stone castle offers great photography from all angles. Finally, visit a carpet workshop to appreciate how Turkish carpets known in the world are woven, along with an onyx and jewelry workshop. Return to the hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7: CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE - IZMIR
Breakfast. Visit Pamukkale, which means “Cotton Castle” in Turkish for its white waterfalls. Travertine natural pools are formations caused by hot springs. We continue with the visit of the ancient city of Hierapolis, which was a city of Phrygia and became the episcopal center during the Byzantine period. We continue to Kusadasi. We visited en route the House of the Virgin Mary (Mother of Jesus), where she spent her last years. During the journey we will attend a fashion show that represents the beautiful leather products. Departure to Ephesus, visit the best preserved ancient city in Asia Minor, which during the 1st and 2nd centuries had a population of 250,000 inhabitants. We will visit the Hadrian Temple, the Roman Baths, the Celsus Library, the Odeon, a theater that had a capacity for 24,500 spectators.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 8: KUSADASI & IZMIR
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day with the possibility of signing up for an optional excursion.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
OPTION 1 | “GREEK ISLAND OF CHIOS”.
After breakfast at the hotel; We suggest you take an optional excursion to the Greek island of Chíos, the island of Homer, the fifth largest of the islands located in the Aegean Sea. Transfer from the hotel to the port of Çesme. After completing everything related to immigration, we set off for the Island of Chíos. Arrival in 30 minutes and entering the territory of Greece, we have free time to walk in the port until 11:00 am, start of the guided tour. Arrival at the town famous for the production of Másc, the only place in the world where this tree grows, it is a special plant resin from the island. We will continue to Kambos, the most noble and distinguished area of the island, where we will see some stone houses from Genoa, large mansions and citrus farms, then we will go to the town of Armolia where we will see másco trees and visit the ceramic workshops. We continue our excursion to the town of Mesta, where we will have the opportunity to walk through the labyrinthine streets from Byzantine times, also visit Megalos Taksiarhis. Free time to learn, taste the delights of the local culinary art. Travel south to the village of Pyrgi, famous for its black and white decorated houses and visit the Church of the Holy Apostle from Byzantine times. Our last stop is at the black volcanic beach Mavra Volia in Emporios. End of the excursion and time to try the delicious Greek foods in the different restaurants in the area. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. taste the delights of the local culinary art. Travel south to the village of Pyrgi, famous for its black and white decorated houses and visit the Church of the Holy Apostle from Byzantine times. Our last stop is at the black volcanic beach Mavra Volia in Emporios. End of the excursion and time to try the delicious Greek foods in the different restaurants in the area. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. taste the delights of the local culinary art. Travel south to the village of Pyrgi, famous for its black and white decorated houses and visit the Church of the Holy Apostle from Byzantine times. Our last stop is at the black volcanic beach Mavra Volia in Emporios. End of the excursion and time to try the delicious Greek foods in the different restaurants in the area. Arrive and transfer to the hotel.
***NOTE: So far this island is not receiving tourists due to the pandemic, so here is an optional suggestion below:
OPTION 2 | ISLANDS – PRIENE – MILETOS – DIDYMA
(Full day with Lunch)
Breakfast at the hotel. The three towns of Priene, Miletus and Didyma They are part of ancient Ionia, the homeland of several of the ancient world’s greatest artistic and logical minds, and each of them boasts haunting remnants. They are all within 40 km (25 miles) of each other. Tour Priene Miletus Didyma from Kusadasi. We set off for Priene, the first grid-planned city in the ancient world, built on the side of a hill. Visit to the theater, the temple of Athena, the Bouleterium, the Agora and the Altar of Zeus and Cibeles. We continue to Miletus, the home of Thales, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher known for his innovative use of geometry. Then we visit the Delphinium, the Nymphanion, the Theater and the Faustina baths. We then rest and enjoy lunch at a restaurant before continuing to Didyma,
***Observation: From the month of April only the city of Miletus and Didyma will be visited and a small boat trip will be made.
DAY 9: KUSADASI - BURSA - ISTANBUL
(550 km) Breakfast . Departure to Istanbul via Bursa, which was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire. Bursa city renowned for its mosques, fountains, Turkish baths and for the production of silk. We will visit the 14th century Great Mosque, the Green Mosque and Mausoleum and the local silk bazaar. Departure to Istanbul . Arrival at the hotel in Istanbul. Accommodation.
DAY 10: ISTANBUL
Breakfast . At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to take the departure flight.
- In y out traslados en conforme al itinerario y asistencia REGULAR
- 4 noches de alojamiento en el hotel elegido en el régimen cama & desayuno En Estambul
- 3 Noches en Capadocia + 1 Noche en Pamukkale + 1 Noche en Kuşadası o Esmirna + 1 Noche Canakkale (Pensión Cama & Desayuno y Cena)
- Comidas según descriptivo: 10 Desayuno, y 6 Cenas de acuerdo a itinerario
- Guía profesional de habla hispana
- Bus de lujo con A/C
- Entradas a museos.
- Propinas Hoteles y Restaurantes
- Lunches throughout the tour (Istanbul and Anatolia)
- Tips to guides and drivers
- International flights
- Personal expenses
- Optional Tours
- In the months of May, June, July, August and September it will operate in Izmir.
- According to the availability of reservation the agency
- Latitude has the right to change the hotel to the same standard.
- Keep in mind that the visits in Istanbul may vary according to the day of arrival.