DAY 01 - Arrival:
Arrival to Istanbul Airport and meet for transfer on to the hotel. Rest of the day is then at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 02 - Istanbul Historical Tour:
Breakfast at hotel then meet to join on regular group tour (private guided on request) to explore some of the most important sights in the historical area. Visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Hippodrome and Obelisk, the Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace (excluding optional extra entrance to Harem room). After the tour, return to hotel with evening at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul. **Additional days & tours (example Bosphorous Cruise) can be added to Istanbul if required.
DAY 03 - Pergamum Sightseeing:
Check-out and transfer to airport for departure on morning flight to Izmir. On arrival meet to join tour and depart on the drive to Bergama. Ancient Pergamum is known as the renowned cultural and political center used by the Romans as an administrative center for the province of Asia. Here visit the ruins of the Asclepion, the Acropol and the theatre which is built into a steep hillside. After touring transfer on to hotel in Kusadasi. Overnight stay.
DAY 04 - Ephesus & Virgin Mary Tour:
Breakfast then depart on full day regular group Ephesus Sightseeing Tour (private basis on request). The Ancient City of Ephesus is known as one of the best preserved Greco-Roman cities. Here you have the chance to walk down marble streets, view the magnificent Celsius Library and the Grand Theatre, just a few of the many buildings and fountains that can be found in this open air museum. The day will also include visits to the House of Virgin Mary; where she is said to have spent the last of her days, and the remains of Artemis Temple which was one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Overnight in Kusadasi. **Depending on your international flight departure time the following day, we could also arrange for you to return to Istanbul on this evening instead.
DAY 05 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Izmir Airport for return flight to Istanbul (or if you wish to travel on to Greece we can make alternative arrangements). Arrival Istanbul Airport and check-in for your international departure.
Hotel accomodation (BB and/or HB basis)
All noted sightseeing tours on regular group (or private guided basis)
Main entrance fees to sights visited and lunches on full day tours
Domestic land/air transport in each area including airport transfers
Taxes and handling servicesNOTES:
This package is available year round, January to December
Extra days / nights and additional tours can be added
Suitable for individuals and groupsAverage Package Rates:
(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)
2* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
3* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
4* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
5* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
Please use the Booking / Enquiry Form for any questions you may have regarding this travel package and/or to receive a quote based on your preference of accommodation (2*/3*/4*/5*) and dates/month of travel.