Bosphorus Cruise tourAntalya Old City Tour and WaterfallsKonya Mevlana tourCappadocia Tour with Underground CityGoreme Open Air Museum
We welcome you to Istanbul, a thousands year old city. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Even locals who live in this magnificent city haven’t had enough time to visit all of its marvels. It has something from all eras; from Romans to Byzantines, Ottomans to the Turkish Republic.Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.Visit St. Sophia , one of the architectural marvels of all time & Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque is known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Also visit Ancient Hippodrome, ancient Greek stadium designed for horse racing and especially chariot racing, with the three monuments: the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.After the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the Grand Covered Bazaar. In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites from the boat including: Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar). Move on to Bosphorus Boat: a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Antalya. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Antalya. Overnight stay in Antalya.
After breakfast drive to Antalya old City ( Kaleiçi ) Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian's Gate, Broken Minaret, Hıdırlık Tower, one of the oldest surviving monuments in the city. It dates to the 2nd century BC and is believed to have been a lighthouse during Roman times. we have lunch than depart for Duden waterfalls where all the streams of the region aim at finding their way into the Mediterranean and they pour down the slopes of the Taurus, sometimes overland sometimes underground and reaching their destination, result in lovely waterfalls, of which there are more than twenty. After tour come back to hotel and rest of day is yours. Overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast in the morning at 08:00, drive to Konya, Turkey's most culturally conservative city. After the lunch visit the imposing green - tiled Mausoleum of Mevlana, the original lodge of the Mevlevi Whirling Dervishes, a mystical Sufi Muslim group. The dervish lodge (tekke) includes a semahane, where the ritual sema or whirling ceremony takes place, a sadirvan for ritual ablutions, a library, living and teaching quarters, and the mausoleum housing the tomb of Celaleddin Rumi, founder of the sect and later awarded the honorable title of Mevlana. After the Konya Mevlana tour drive to Cappadocia. Arrival to Cappadocia around 18:30pm and check into your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Today we drive to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors, then visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After lunch, you visit a Pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then visit Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi, visit another workshop to see Cappadocian hand woven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. Arrive in Istanbul Airport to connect flight to your destinations.Tour Ends!!!!