DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL
Arrival and assistance. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL
DAY 3: ISTANBUL
Breakfast at the hotel. Day off. Accommodation.
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 as 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 to the entrance of 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 - ANKARA - CAPPADOCIA
(700 km) Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, departure by bus to Ankara, capital of the Turkish Republic. We pass through the Bolu mountains. We will visit the Ataturk Mausoleum , the founder of the Turkish Republic. Departure to Cappadocia , a historical region of Anatolia, which is characterized by having a unique geological formation in the world. Passing through the Salt Lake , we arrive at our hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA
OPTION OF VISIT
BALLOON EXCURSION (CHECK PRICE).
After breakfast we leave for the full day excursion. We visit the Göreme Open Air Museum where we will see some rock-hewn churches, which have interior frescoes. We will continue with the visit of the Uçhisar troglodyte village . We continue to the Valley of Las Palomares . We will admire the Pasabag Valley (Valley of the Monks) which is also known for the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys. We will continue with the town of potters; Avanos . In the afternoon we will visit an underground city Serhatlı (or Özkonak), which is several levels deep, was used by early Christians as a shelter against enemies during the 6th and 7th centuries. Lastly, he visits a rug workshop to see how Turkish rugs are woven, and an onyx and jewelry workshop. Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA - PAMUKKALE
(650 km) Breakfast and departure to Aksaray. We continue on the silk route and we will visit the Caravansarai de Sultanhan , an inn where the camel caravans stopped. Arrival in Pamukkale . We transfer to our hotel for dinner and accommodation.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 7: PAMUKKALE - KUSADASI O ESMIRNA
(190 km) 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 presenting 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. Transfer to the hotel, dinner and accommodation.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 8: KUSADASI O ESMIRNA
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day with the possibility of signing up for an optional excursion.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
OPTION 1 | “GREEK ISLAND OF CHIOS”.
After breakfast at the hotel, we suggest you take an optional excursion to the Greek island Chíos; Homer Island 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 left for the Island of Chíos. Arrival in 30 minutes and entry into 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 noblest and most 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, there 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; he also visits 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; 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; 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; 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.
For the winter season only 2 options are operated; PRIENEN DİMA AND MİLETO.
DAY 9: KUSADASI - BURSA - ESTAMBUL
(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 . Lodging
DAY 10: ISTANBUL
Breakfast . At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to take the departure flight.
- In and out transfers according to the itinerary and REGULAR assistance
- 4 nights of accommodation in the chosen hotel in bed &
- breakfast in istanbul
- 3 Nights in Cappadocia + 1 Night in Pamukkale + 1 Night in Kuşadası Izmir + 1 Night Canakkale (Bed & Breakfast and Dinner)
- Meals according to description: 10 Breakfast and 6 Dinners according to
- Professional Spanish-speaking guide
- Luxury bus with A/C
- Tickets to museums.
- Tipping Hotels and Restaurants
- Includes Bosphorus
- Lunches throughout the tour (Istanbul and Anatolia)
- Tips to guides and drivers: 50 usd
- International flights
- Personal expenses
- Optional Tours