PRIVATE TOURS - ISTANBUL - EPHESUS - CAPPADOCIA
DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN ISTANBUL
DAY 2 - ISTANBUL
DAY 3 - ISTANBUL - IZMIR
Transfer to the Istanbul Airport for an early flight to Izmir. Then continue to Ephesus to discover one of the leading archaeological sites of the world with its astonishingly well preserved Roman ruins. Next visit the Chapel which has been identified as the House of the Virgin Mary. Then continue on to the Izmir Airport for your late afternoon flight back to Istanbul.
DAY 4 - IZMIR - KAYSERI - CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to Istanbul Airport for a morning flight to Kayseri. A drive of only one hour from the airport will take you to the otherworldly region of Central Anatolia referred to as ‘moon on earth’ by Turks. Visit the rock-cut churches and monasteries of the Open Air Museum of Göreme. On the way back to the hotel, stop at a typical pottery making workshop of the Red River where we will have a demonstration by the master-craftsman.
DAY 5 - CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL
In the morning enjoy the visit to a world famous rug factory where weaving art is taught. The rest of the day is reserved to explore the mind-blowing lunar landscape and rock formations of Cappadocia. See an underground city before driving to the Kayseri Airport for your evening flight back to Istanbul.
Transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
Upon arriving at Istanbul Airport, you will be greeted with a warm welcome by your individual lecturer-tour guide and will be escorted to your hotel enjoying the scenic Sea of Marmara.
Enjoy a full day of sightseeing in ancient Constantinople. Visit the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, the imperial mosque of Sultan Ahmet, the great church of the Haghia Sophia (a masterpiece in the history of architecture), glourious Topkapi Palace and finally the Grand Covered Bazaar.