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EUROPE

majestic turkey
12 nights - 13 days

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport
Complete Your Check in & Clear Immigration Formalities & proceed for Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – ISTANBUL

Arrive Sahar International Airport.
Board your direct Flight for Istanbul
Arrive Istanbul International Airport.
Arrive İstanbul International Airport (Please Keep some Change of Turkish Lire for Trolleys)
After Clearing Immigration proceed for Turkish Re Check In Counter / Gate
Board Our Turkish Airways Flight for Keyseri (Cappadocia)
Arrive Keyseri Domestic Airport & we proceed for Hotel (30 - 45 Mins)
Approx Tıme Meet Your Chauffer with Pla Card Mr. ________ & Proceed to
Check In “Hotel”
Approx Time Transfer to Saruhan Caravanserai for Whirling Dervishes Show
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 02 — CAPPADOCIA

05:00 Approx Time We proceed for One of the Wonderful Experience in
Cappadocia : Hot Air Balloon:
Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 We proceed for Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys.
Drive to Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles.
Lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon visit Open Air Museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to your hotel, visit the natural castle at Uchisar and Kaymakli Underground City where early Christians lived in fear and faith.

In the evening Whirling Dervishes Show at Saruhan Caravanserai.
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 03 — CAPPADOCIA – ANTALYA (BY PRIVATE VEHICLE)

Breakfast at Hotel
08:00 Approx Time We Drive All the way to Antalya : Approx 7 – 8 hrs…
Check In at the “Hotel”
Rest of the Day Free at Leisure on own to Enjoy the Spa, Turkish Bath etc
Evening if required, 2 hrs vening tour with vehicle services...
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 04 — ANTALYA

Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 Approx time We proceed for Local Attraction by visiting Perge Ancient City, According to the geographer Strabon, Perge has been founded by Akhas who came down here after the Trojan wars. Perge was first mentioned in 334 BC when Alexander the Great passed through here. In the following years, Perge went under the control of Pergamon when the Kingdom of Pergamon became a part of the Roman city.
After the tour, departure for Aspendos theater, The eastern land of Antalya was called Pamphylia in ancient times. Aspendos (Belkis) lies 47 km east of Antalya in the Pamphylian plain. In 486 BC, Greeks and Persians had a great battle here (Greeks won, they didn't stay for long). During the reign of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (161-80 AD) Aspendos got its theatre, which is the best preserved of all. It was built by Romans and maintained by Byzantines and Seljuks. The ruins of the ancient city are extensive and include a stadium, an agora, and a basilica.
Side was the site of Pamphyilia's largest port and was probably first colonized in the 7th BC. Coming from Cyprus St. Paul would have entered the ancient port en root to Perge.
On the way visiting Leather Factory in famous village area.
18:00 Drop at the hotel.

 

 

DAY 05 — ANTALYA – PAMUKKALE (BY PRIVATE VEHICLE)

Breakfast at Hotel
11:00 Approx Time check out from hotel & We Drive All the way to Pamukkale: Approx 3 ½ – 4 hrs…
(Pamukkale that has the meaning of the Cotton Castle in English)
Check In at the “Hotel”
Rest of the Day Free at Leisure on own to Enjoy the Spa in house &other activities.

 

 

DAY 06 — PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI (Approx 4 hrs Journey)

Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 Approx Time check out from hotel & continue to visiting famous for Healing Thermal / Mineral Baths and beautiful snow-white petrified waterfalls. Also see the Hierapolis Ancient City, including the magnificently preserved Necropolis, the main Street and Gates, the thermal Baths, the devil’s hole, and Masterpiece Theater. After visiting the sightseeing drive to Kusadasi
Check In at the “Hotel” Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 07 — KUSADASI

Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 Approx Time to visit full day Ephesus tour : starting with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to an ancient Greek city, later a major Roman city, on the west coast of Asia Minor which called Ephesus, stroll past the celsus library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus.After walking on the historical marble street the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. In the afternoon will visit the carpet coorperative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life.
Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World.
Back to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 08 — KUSADASI – IZMIR – ISTANBUL

Breakfast at Hotel
07:15 Check out from hotel & transfer to Izmir Airport for your internal transfer to Istanbul.
Board Our Flight for Istanbul.
Arrive at Istanbul Airport & we Proceed for the Hotel.
Check In at the “Hotel”
(Early check in due to the hotel rooms availability and usually check in time is after 14:00 hrs.)
15:00 Approx time Proceed to port for regular Bosphorus Cruise tour at 16:00 pm.
Bosphorus Cruise Tour (by regular boat), During the Bosphorus Cruise you will be passing through the strait divides Europe & Asia where you will admire Ottoman Palaces, Fortresses, ancient wooden houses and modern residentials.
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 09 — ISTANBUL

Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 Approx time Proceed to visit the full day sightseeing tour to Istanbul.
Dolmabahce Palace,recent residence for Ottoman Sultans built by two Ottoman architects Karabet and Nikogos Balyan on a 110.000 m² area and served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms and 46 halls.
St. Sophia Museum,built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD. This church is one of the marvels of world architecture. Its massive dome dominates the skyline of old Istanbul.
Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets.
Hippodrome and Obelisks, The vast Hippodrome, known as At Meydani or “plaza of the horses”, stretches between Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
Grand Bazaar, which was the commercial heart of the old city. Its 4,000 shops are full of treasures - including carpets and kilims, silks, jewellery, ceramics, icons, and leather goods.
After tour ending, proceed to Cagaloglu Hamam Bath… Which is very luxury in palace type venue and it has separate rooms for gents & ladies.
Drop at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 10 — ISTANBUL

Breakfast at Hotel
09:00 Approx time Proceed to visit the Half day sightseeing tour to Istanbul.
Topkapi Palace ,was more than just the private residence of the Sultan and his court. It was the seat of the supreme executive and judiciary council, the Divan and the training school. Spice Market, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar, is an exotic food market selling spices, dried fruits, caviar and Turkish delight.
Afternoon is free at leisure for relaxing.
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 11 — ISTANBUL

Breakfast at Hotel
Today full day is free for shopping with the vehicle between 09:00 – 18:00 hrs.
Overnight at hotel.

 

 

DAY 12 — ISTANBUL – MUMBAI

Breakfast at Hotel & Afternoon Check Out from Hotel
Proceed for Istanbul Airport
Board your direct flight for Mumbai
Arrive Sahar International Airport (Next Day)