Short Turkey Tour ( 6 Days - 5 Nights )

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Duration

6 Days

Location

Istanbul & Izmir & Ephesus & Cappadocia

DAY 1: ISTANBUL


Welcome to Istanbul-Turkey. You arrive at the Istanbul Airport, we transfer you to your hotel and you stay overnight.


DAY 2: ISTANBUL


Let’s start to explore Istanbul. The first visit is Hippodrome. It was the center of sports activities in Constantinople. Famous with 4 monuments; The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and Column of Constantine.


Haghia Sophia, is the most famous museum in Turkey and one of the greatest marvels of architecture. Hagia Sophia was built as a church in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian then in 1453 renovated into a mosque by Ottoman Emperor Fatih Sultan Mehmet. It was converted into a museum in 1935 and welcomed both local and foreign visitors. (Closed on Monday)


Blue Mosque, as known as the Sultanahmet Mosque, this breathtaking building is one of the most majestic Ottoman mosques in all of Turkey. Also, it was built with unique 6 minarets. (Closed on Friday)


Topkapi Palace, which has been home to the Ottoman dynasty for many years, was used for educational administration and as the art center of the state. Get knowledge about the imperial treasury´s sacred Islamic relics, palace kitchens, and weapons. (Closed on Tuesday)


Grand Bazaar, is the biggest market and the most attractive shopping center of Istanbul which has lots of shopping opportunities with carpets, leather, jewelry, Turkish delight, gold, antique tiles, etc.. (Closed on Sunday)


At the end of the tour, we drive to the airport and fly to Izmir. We transfer you to Kusadasi. You stay overnight in Kusadasi.


DAY 3: EPHESUS


After breakfast, we visit Ephesus. Ephesus, was the second-largest city in the Roman Empire over 250.000 people in the 1st BC. Ranking only behind Rome it was the second-largest city in the world. Ephesus was also a harbor city. And, this giant city was built only with marble. Did you know Ephesus had the largest amphitheater in the ancient world over 25.000 seats? Also see Goddess Nike, Local pharmacy, Hadrian Gate, Library of Celcius (the third largest library), Marble Street, and Harbor Street.


Temple of Artemis, is located near Ephesus and was built in the 6th century. It was one of the seven wonders of the world.


The House of Virgin Mary, is located top of the Ephesus and 9 km far away. The places where the Virgin Mary has spent her last days and the Shrine of Virgin Mary pleasures wonderful atmosphere latent in the green.


At the end of the tour, you stay overnight in Kusadasi.


DAY 4: IZMIR-CAPPADOCIA


Early in the morning, we leave from Kusadasi and drive to the Izmir Airport and you fly to Kayseri. You meet with our tour guide and start Cappadocia full-day tour. We visit Goreme Open-Air Museum which is a member of UNESCO World Heritage consisting of five Byzantine Orthodox churches. After we visit Uchisar Castle which has many rooms hollowed out into the rock are connected to each other with stairs, tunnels, and passages.


After the lunch break, we visit Pasabagi (Monks Valley) the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys with twin and even triple rock caps are very unique even for Cappadocia. We also visit Avanos (Pottery).


The last stop is Devrent Valley which is famous for its unique landscape.


At the end of the tour, you go back to the hotel and stay overnight in Cappadocia.


DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA


After breakfast, you will be picked up by our guide from your hotel. We visit Cavusin Village (Rose Valley), the Fairy Chimneys look like mushrooms. Amazing churches, Christian’s history. After, we visit Ortahisar Castle similar to Uchisar Castle in style where storage caves can also be observed.


After having time for lunch, we visit Kaymakli Underground City where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back, we visit Panoramic Pigeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards.


At the end of the tour, we drive to the airport and you fly back to Istanbul.


DAY 6: ISTANBUL


You have free time until flight departure time and you fly back home.

Includings
  • All Domestic Flight Tickets
  • Airport Transportations
  • Accommodations
  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • All Local Taxes
  • Parking Fees
Excludings
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitude
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