Private guided tours
Day 1 : ISTANBUL
Welcome to Istanbul . After clearing customs and immigration, your guide meets you at the airport and helps you transfer to your hotel. After check-in to the hotel, afternoon is at leisure. You can rest in your room or you can take a walk around the hotel.
Day 2 : ISTANBUL
Firstly we visit The Topkapı Palace after the departure from your hotel, in the palace we will see the kitchens in where the second largest porcelain collection of the world is exhibited , then Council Hall,Treasury,Pavillions
Your guide will help you to have a lunch in your trip
Then we will see the Hagia Sophia which was the largest church in its era when it was built in 537 A .D under the reign of Justinian
.On the opposite side of its location where we will discover the Blue Mosque with its beautiful İznik tiles .And we come to Hippodrome to remember the history of the emperor Theodosius and see the Obelisk from Egypt, the Serpentine Column from Greece, Byzantine column and Wilhemn Kaiser Fountain
. Then our last visit is Grand Bazaar where you can see many jewellery ,silver, leather , kilim shops
Day 3 : ISTANBUL
On the way we will see the ancient city walls then we will see The Saint Saviour- Chora Church which is covered with the entricate golden mosaics inspired from the Bible and the life of Virgin Mary, Jesus
Then we drive to see the Eyüp Mosque and witness the religious life and their ritual visits to tomb of beloved friend of Prophet Muhammed, then we climb up to hill to have a beautiful view over the Golden Horn in Pierre Loti Cafe.. After your lunch we drive to the Patriarch Of Orthodox Christianity and see the ancient restored church with the wooden building ..Then we go to see the life of İstanbul citizens in Taksim
We guarantee that you will gain different perspectives of the life of this fabulous city throughout the day..
Day 4: ISTANBUL / KUSADASI
This morning after breakfast you will check out and transfer to Istanbul Airport where you will board your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival, you will meet with your local guide and transfer to Kusadasi. Visit the Ancienty city of Ephesus by learning the history and the importance of the historical monuments including library of Celcus, the Agora, Trojan Fountain, Hadrian's Gate, Domitianus Temple, Theater.. Next, visit the house of Virgin Mary , where she spent the last years of her life. After lunch, take a short walk in the village of Sirince , where you can see the wooden houses, a lovely green nature and taste some local wine. Finally see the church of St. John whose burial chamber laid inside is located on a hill overlooking the Artemis temple, the Isa Bey Mosque and the Aegean sea in further.
Day 5: KUSADASI / PAMUKKALE
Pick up from your hotel to visit Pamukkale (Cotton Castle) famous for its cascading snow-whie terraced cliff basins and waterfalls. After lunch, we visit the ruins of the ancient site of Hierapolis with its theather and necropolis (cemetery).The we will drive to Aphrodisias , famous for its splendid architecture and the best samples of the marble sculptures.Visit the Temple of Aphrodite , the monumental Tetra Pylon Gateway, ancient stadium..
Day 6 : PAMUKKALE / PRIENNE,MILLET, DIDYMA
Pick up from the hotel .Climb slowly on a slight of the hill and reach to Priene where you can sightsee all the green plain and the sea further.In Priene, see the temple of Athena , Agora,Bouleterion, Theather, The Sanctary of Demeter and more.. Then visit Miletus known as a hometown of many philosophers and scientisits such as.... After lunch, visit Didyma where you will enjoy seeing the splendid Apollo Temple with Medusa heads dating back to 7th century B.C. Walk in the most preserved temple in Aegea in this scale. Return drive and drop off the hotel.
Day 7: KUSADASI / ISTANBUL
This morning you meet with your guide and pick you up from the hotel and transfer to Izmir Airport for Istanbul flight. Explore the bustling Egyptian Spice Market of 17th century origin - a colorful bazaar heaped with spices, Turkish sweets, dried foods and much more. Next we take a Bosphorus Cruise Sightseeing Boat Trip (2 hr boat ride) up Istanbul's winding straits for a chance to relax and admire the shoreline of beautiful mosques, lavish palaces and decadent villas and Bosphorus Bridge - one of the world's largest suspension bridges, all alongside passing fishing boats, yachts, huge cargo ships and tankers. we arrive in Sarıyer fish restaurants where we have lunch near the river close to Black Sea.We join with our driver here to go to Asian side to climb to the highest point called Çamlıca Hill and we drive to Kanlıca known with its famous yoghurt where can taste here in a cafe then we go across the Bosphorus Bridge to arrive in Ortaköy to join with the local people under the bridge , maybe to immortalize the moment with the picture of city's lovely silhouette Ortaköy Mosque.
Day 8: ISTANBUL / HOME
This morning you meet with your guide and pick you up from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul International Airport. End of our services
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