5 DAY TURKEY TOURS
Departure : Daily Departure / All Year Around
Transportation : Flight
Highlights : Istanbul and Ephesus
Day 1 – Arrive in Istanbul. Transfer to hotel and stay overnight.
Day 2 – Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 – Istanbul Sultanahmet Old City Tour and stay overnight.
Day 4 – Flight to Izmir. Ephesus Tour and flight back to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 5 – Transfer to airport before your flight. Take a flight back to home.End of your tour and services with us.
Day 1 - Arrive in Istanbul
Upon your arrival in Istanbul Ataturk Airport our representative will meet you and transfer you to our hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 2 - Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Two Contnents Tour
Breakfast and Lunch included
After breakfast around 08:10 - 08:20 pick from your Hotel for full day regular Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace Tour Proceed to the mouth of the Golden Horn, to explore the Spice Market of seventeenth century origin and visit the Rustempasha Mosque built by architech Sinan. You will take the one and half hours Bosphorus Cruise Sightseeing Boat Trip up Istanbul's winding straits for a chance to relax and admire the shoreline of beautiful mosques, lavish palaces and decadent villas. While on boat from the sea you'll see Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Ottoman summer mansions and Ortakoy mosque, the defensive Rumeli Fortress and Bosphorus Bridge; one of the world's largest suspension bridges, all alongside passing fishing boats, yachts, huge cargo ships and tankers. Drive to the Asian part of Istanbul crossing the Intercontinental Bosphorus bridge. After lunch(at the top of Camlica Hill) visit the Camlica Hill; the highest point where you can overlook Istanbul and take nice pictures. Drive back to European side to visit Dolmabahce Palace was the first European style palace built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the residental part of the palace and died there. 17:00 - Tour finishes and return back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Sultanahmet Walking (Old City) Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast around 08:10 - 08:20 pick from your hotel for full day regular walking old city tour. For out of Sultanahmet hotel accommodation will pick up/dropp with our car.
Visit the Hagia Sophia Museum; a fifth century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior and unique with six minarets. Afterwards, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome to see Serpent Column, Obelisk of Thutmose III, Walled Obelisk and The German Fountain ("The Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain"), an octagonal domed fountain in neo-Byzantine style. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit Topkapi Palace from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over four hundred years. Finally visit the Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) The oldest and the largest covered market place in the world with more than 3000 shops with its rich collection of handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs. Tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 4 - Ephesus Tour with Mother Mary House
We will transfer you to the airport with our private car early morning regarding the Istanbul to Izmir. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival gate with a paper sign bearing your name and transfer to Selcuk for full day Regular Ephesus Tour visit the Shrine of Virgin Mary where she is believed to spend her last days.Proceed to ancient city of Ephesus , the wealthiest city of the ancient world and the best preserved one in the today’s world. Ruins include a theater , Gymnasium , Agora , Odeon , Bouleterion , Fountains and the Library of Celsus. After lunch visit the Temple of Artemis considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the world.
After tour transfer to Izmir Airport. Take flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul our driver will meet you at the irport and take you to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 - Transfer to airport
Please check out from hotel before noon. Our driver will transfer you from your Hotel to Airport 3 hours prior to your flight. End of your tour and services.
• Arrival and Departure transfer in Istanbul
• Istanbul – Izmir – Istanbul domestic flight tickets with relevant airport transfers
• Transportation by a comfortable AC non smoking Luxurious car/Van with professional driver
• Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours
• 4 night BB accommodation in Istanbul
• Entry fees to the sites and museums
• 4 Breakfast at the hotel and 3 Lunch on tours
• Tips to restaurant
• Parking fees
• Local taxes and service charges
• Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
• Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel