5 DAYS ISTANBUL - KUSADASI - EPHESUS - PAMUKKALE EMITT POST TOUR ITINERARY:
Day 1 - Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Shopping Tour - 29 January 2017
(No Meal included)
Morning you will be pick up at 08:30am from your hotel and depart for the
Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Shopping Tour. Visit the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian
Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway,
saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating
Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble,
fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will see the
magnificent sights of the following attractions from your boat. See Dolmabahce
Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On
the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of its marble
facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every
Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance
with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of
Istanbul was completed in only four months to control and protect the infamous
Bosphorus passage. It is one of the most beautiful works of military
architecture anywhere in the world. BEYLERBEYI PALAS (PALACE) The summer
residence of Ottoman sultans exists in its original renovated glory featuring
original antique furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian
side of Istanbul.
BOSPHORUS BRIDGE enjoy a unique chance to step from one continent (Asia) to
CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and
admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosporus from the beautiful
gardens, landscaped in traditional Turkish Ottoman style. SHOPPING TOUR (after
cruise) Experience the traditional silk weaving skills of Turkish women at the
carpet weaving courses provided by The Ministry of National Education. You will
get the opportunity to see jewellery, handcrafts centre and a modern leatherwear
show. Enjoy the experience of shopping whilst gaining the knowledge of the
ancient craftsmen, with Murti's Tour's local escort full of knowledge about how
to haggle the streets of Istanbul. The rest of the evening is yours to explore
Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour & Flight to Izmir / Transfer to Kusadasi - 30
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to
the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and
Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous
jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics
of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia
built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE
because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME
Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the
Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of
Constantine. Lunch break at 13:00pm 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. Afternoon depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic
flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 3 - Kusadasi - Ephesus & Turkish Village Sirince Tour - 31 January 2017
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
08:30 Departure from hotel fully guided tour of Ephesus, one of the best
preserved ancient sites in the world en-route, visiting the Temple of Artemis,
Curetes street, famous Roman baths, Celsus Library, Grand theatre and House of
the Virgin Mary. Lunch break around 13:00pm. After the lunch, we will visit a
place which continues to perform one of the oldest arts of Turkey; a carpet
weaving centre. After Lunch we will do a Turkish Village Tour. Sirince's
construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slope
are all Orginal with their white paints. Sirince Village also has a fantastic
reputation for making some of the best wines in Turkey - especially fruit wines.
We will visit the vineyards and it is time to learn how to make fruit wine with
Turkish wine makers. In the evening you will be tested about your knowledge of
making fruit wine. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production
centers of the region, where you will have the opportunity to get a good factory
rate. On this guided tour, you will avoid the constant nagging and sometimes
bullying that is well known in the markets of Turkey. Enabling you to enjoy the
shopping experience whilst gaining the knowledge of the ancient craftsmen
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 4 - Kusadasi to Pamukkale Tour & Evening Flight Back to Istanbul 1
(Breakfast, Lunch included)
At 08:00 hrs we depart for Pamukkale. We will arrive around 12.00 and we have a
lunch break until 13.30. Afterwards we shall visit the calcium terraces of
Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis, then walk around this
natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the natural
After tour ending, we depart to Denizli airport for our domestic flight to
Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 - Istanbul Transfer to Airport - End of Tour 2 February 2017
After breakfast, 12:00 hrs check out from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul
Ataturk Airport for your return flight to home. We hope your tour was a
memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another
TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing
5 DAYS ISTANBUL - KUSADASI - EPHESUS - PAMUKKALE EMITT POST TOUR INCLUDES:
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- All Airport transfer mentioned inside the Itinerary
- Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
- Domestic flight from Denizli to Istanbul
- 2 night hotel in Istanbul
- 2 nights hotel in Kusadasi
- 4 open buffet breakfasts at hotels
- 2 local lunches at restaurants during to tours
- 2 local dinners at the hotels
- Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Shopping Tour
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Guided Ephesus tour
- Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting
- Guided Pamukkale tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Professional English - speaking tour guides
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section
Please Note: Hagia Sophia is open on every day, Topkapi Palace closed on tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on sundays.
5 DAYS ISTANBUL - KUSADASI - EPHESUS - PAMUKKALE EMITT POST TOUR
TOUR PRICES IN EURO:
|4 and 5 Star Hotel
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1001 Nights Dinner Show
Euro: 35.00 Per Person
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise
Euro: 40.00 Per Person
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