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Istanbul. Meet and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon
orientation tour in Istanbul, if time permits (according to
the arriving time). Welcoming cocktail and briefing. Overnight
2 Istanbul ( B – L )
Istanbul tour. Visit the St. Sophia Museum (built in the 6th
century), the Topkapi Palace with priceless collections of
jewelry and rare porcelain, the Blue Mosque, famous for its
blue Iznik tiles, the Hippodrome Square where ancient chariot
races were held, and visit the Grand Covered Bazaar in search
3 Istanbul ( B - L )
will have a short visit to smell the aromas of the Egyptian
Spice Market, followed by a boat tour on the Bosphorus,
viewing the picturesque beauty of the European and Asian
shorelines on either side. After lunch at a local seafood
restaurant, cross to the Asian side to visit Camlica Hill and
observe the panoramic view of Istanbul. You will tour the
summer residence of the Ottoman Sultans, Beylerbeyi Palace,
with its original furniture and magnificent gardens.
4 Istanbul ( B )
free day to sample the best Istanbul has to offer. Exquisite
food, shopping and culture.
5 Istanbul - Izmir
( B – D )
flight to Izmir '' Pearl of the Aegean '', nestled on the side
of Mt. Pagos on the shores of the bay sharing the same name.
Transfer to the Izmir Hilton, where you will find Aegean
hospitality and elegant five star service.
( B - D)
full day tour of the ancient city of Ephesus. Visit the House
of the Virgin Mary, and the Basilica of St. John (who
accompanied the Virgin Mary to Ephesus), the Celsus Library,
the marble paved Arcadian Road, the Brothel, the Roman Baths,
the theater where St. Paul preached, the Temple of Artemis
(one of the seven wonders of the ancient world), and see the
statue of Ephesian Artemis while touring the Archaeological
Museum of Ephesus in Selcuk. Return to Izmir for overnight.
( B - D)
Transfer to Bodrum, for a stay at the
five star Bodrum Sea Garden Hotel. It is nestled amidst rocky
mountains and pine trees and provides access to 3 different
bays with breathtaking scenery.
B - D )
time for water sports such as scuba diving, wind surfing,
catamaran, or water skiing. Enjoy the food at any of the 4
restaurants specializing in Turkish and International Cuisine.
B – D )
day to enjoy a possible visit to a Turkish Bath, saunas, or
massages. Enjoy the shopping in ''mini Bodrum''. Watch one of
the night shows, such as belly dancers, live music, or Jazz
( B - D )
an optional tour into the center of Bodrum to visit the
historical castle, the museum, or visit one of the many
11 Bodrum - Istanbul(
from Bodrum to Istanbul for one more night stay at the
romantic Ciragan Palace Hotel.
of the tour.
is not Included:
11 nights accomodation
domestic flight/s mentioned on the itinerary.
All meals mentioned
on the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
mentioned in the itinerary.
guidance on each activity.
sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.
taxes & service charges
and Port rage tips.
fees to sites and museums.
restaurants and hotels.
bus driver & tour guide.
of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, phone calls at the
services which are not specifically mentioned.