Places to Visit: Istanbul, Canakkale, Kusadası, Pamukkale, Bursa, Istanbul
Arrive to Istanbul Airport and Proceed to Old City with your Local Guide. Our tour will begin with Blue Mosque ,famous for it's blue tiles and unique with its six minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet I . Then visit the nearby, take a stroll through the site of the ancient Hippodrome and see the Egyptian Obelisk , Serpentine Column and Fountain of Wilhelm II. After Photostop by Hagia Sophia, continue tour with Topkapi Palace, the main residence of the Ottoman Sultans, with its jewel encrusted treasury and elegant four courts.After Lunch, we will begin our scenic drive down to Canakkale and Cross Dardanelles by Ferry.We will check-in to our hotel, Dinner & Overnight in Canakkale. (B/L/D)
After an early breakfast, we will visit Trojan Horse and Ancient City of Troy, where It is best known for being the setting of the Trojan War described in the Greek Mythology.Will continiue our scenic drive to one of the oldest settlements of the Mediterranean basin Izmir.We will enjoy visiting Izmir Bay (Kordon) and Ottoman Clock Tower. Finally we will reach to Kusadasi and check-in to our Hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Kusadasi. (B/L/D)
After breakfast we drive to Selcuk where you will explore Ephesus, one of the largest archaeological sites in existence. You will find awesome structures such as the Library of Celsius, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street and Agora. Ephesus is also one of the 7 Churches of Revelation.Next we will visit Temple of Artemis (Also known as Temple of Diana) After Photo Stop by Virgin Mary's Statue we will proceed to Pamukkale and visit the ruins of the Ancient City of Hierapolis where Calcareous hot springs descending over cliffs have created fascinating travertine in the form of white terrace and basins, famously known as the Cotton Castle. Check-in to Hotel, Dinner&Overnight in Pamukkale. (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will drive to Bursa City.Enroute we will have lunch and start exploring the old Capital of Ottoman state.Our tour will begin with landmark of early Ottoman architecture Ulu Camii Grand Mosque" and followed by Green Mosque which It takes its name from the green-blue tiles of the interior.Behind the Green Mosque, we will also see harmonious octagonal Green Tomb (Yesil Turbe). After free shopping time at Silk Market, we will terminate at Hotel, Dinner and Overnight in Bursa. (B/L/D)
After an early breakfast, we will begin our scenic drive down to Istanbul.Following by lunch visit Spice Bazaar and enjoy exploring local herbs, spices, Turkish delights assortments of sweets, dried fruits and Souvenirs.Then we will embark to Bosphorus Cruise and get introduced with rich cultural heritage of the palaces, fortresses, wooden Ottoman villas and lively little fishing villages throughout the Strait. Finally shoppi ng time at Grand Bazaar we will have free and proceed to Istanbul International Airport.