11 Nights - 12 Days
Rates depend on the
Hotel and Room Selection
Arrival in Istanbul. Transfer to your hotel, the Ciragan
Palace Hotel. This is a restored Ottoman palace on the banks
of the Bosphorus, with one of the grandest views.
Historical 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 of treasures.
You 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.
A free day to sample the best Istanbul has to offer.
Exquisite food, shopping and culture.
Istanbul - Izmir
Afternoon 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.
Ephesus - Izmir
A 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.
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
Free 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
Free 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 bars.
Take an optional tour into the center of Bodrum to visit the
historical castle, the museum, or visit one of the many
Bodrum - Istanbul
Fly from Bodrum to Istanbul for one more nights stay at the
romantic Ciragan Palace Hotel.
Istanbul - End
Transfer to the Istanbul airport. End of our services.
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