7D6N TURKEY TOUR PACKAGE + ISTANBUL
Day 1 - Arrive"Istanbul Tour Package" (Lunch, Dinner)
Arrive at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. Welcome and assist by our English speaking tour guide. Upon arrival we drive to Asia side to visit Camlica Hill. From here, there is an absolutely magnificent view, which makes it well worth the climb. In the morning when the sun is still easterly one has a panoramic sight of the whole city, the Bosphorus almost as far as the Black Sea, the Marmara Sea with the Princes Islands, and behind that, the great snow covered ridge of Uludag, the Bithynian Olympus. Toward evening the sun sets almost directly behind Istanbul and its domes and minarets are silhouetted against the flaming western sky like a splendid stage drop. After lunch visit to the Mosque of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. The Süleymaniye Mosque was built on the order of Sultan Süleyman (Süleyman the Magnificent) "was fortunate to be able to draw on the talents of the architectural genius of Sinan Pasha". The construction work began in 1550 and the mosque was finished in 1558.Visit Golden Horn. The Golden Horn (Turkish: Halic) is an inlet of the Bosphorus dividing the city of Istanbul and forming a natural harbor. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul Tour Package Program / Bursa (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, visit the Roman Hippodrome where Horse Chariot races were held in Constantinople. Then visit Blue Mosque-Sultan Ahmet I set out to build a mosque that would rival and even surpass St. Sophia (Aya Sofya). The layout of the Blue Mosque is classic Ottoman design. The forecourt has an ablutions fountain in its center. The portico around three sides could be used for prayer, meditation or study during warm weather. Continue to visit Topkapi Palace (Topkapi Sarayi)-was the residence of Ottoman sultans for almost four centuries and is Istanbul's premier must-see attraction. Unlike European-style palaces, Topkapi is not one large building with outlying garden Its form-inspired and informed by Islamic architectural sensibilities-consists of series of pavilions, kitchens, audience chambers and kiosks built around a series of garden court yards. After lunch, drive to Bursa. Transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in Bursa.
Day 3 - Istanbul Tour Package Program Bursa / Pamukkale (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, visit Silk Market, Green Mosque and Green Tomb. After lunch, drive to Pamukkale .Upon arrivalvisit the extensive Ruins of Hierapolis. The ruins of this once-grand city brilliantly evoke life in die early centuries of the modem era. It was here mat the mix pagan, Roman, Jewish and early-Christian elements evolved into a distinctly Anatolian environment. Proceed to the unique Cotton Castle, Pamukkale a magical and spectacular natural phenomenon which was» created by deposits from the thermal waters that tumble down the mountain over thousands of years, forming into myriad of pools. Transfer to hotel . Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Day 4 - Istanbul Tour Package Program Pamukkale / Kusadasi (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, drive to Kusadasi and begin our memorable visit to Ruins of Ephesus - probably one of the largest and most outstanding archaeological site in existence. Some outstanding structures include: the Library of Celsius, The Grand Theater, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street, Agora etc. After lunch, we will visit the famous local production center for leather garments whereby after a live Fashion Show, time will be allocated for shopping. Transfer to hotel dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5 - Kusadasi / Canakkale "Istanbul Tour Package Program"(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, drive to Canakkale and visit the Ruins of Troy-the first thing you see as you approach the ruins is a huge replica of the wooden Trojan horse designed by Turkish artist Izzet Senemoglu. Today it holds models and superimposed pictures that should help you understand what Troy looked like at different points in its history, as well as information on the importance of the Troy myth in Western history. As you approach the ruins, take the stone steps up on the right. There bring you on top of what was theouter wall of Troy V1II/IX from where you can gaze on the fortifications of the east wall and the tower of Troy VI. Transfer to hotel . Dinner and overnight in Canakkale.
Day 6 - Canakkale / Istanbul Tour Package Program (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After an early breakfast, we will begin our scenic drive down to Gallipoli, historically famous for being the site of many battles during WWI. Upon arrival to Istanbul visit Grand Covered Bazaar of Istanbul which covered by hemispheric domes-houses 4, 000 shops. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Istanbul.
Day 7 - Departure Istanbul (Breakfast)
After breakfast free for leisure. Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.