Excursion Bosphorus Cruise along Istanbul’s famous waterway dividing Europe and Asia 2 continents.
Visit HIPPODROME is the scene of chariot races and the center of Byzantine civic life.
Visit EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY- Turkey’s most valuable tourist city, is currently the world’s best preserved Roman monuments are also the largest city of Greece.
DAY 1: KUALA LUMPUR – ISTANBUL (Meals on board)
Assemble at KLIA for our flight to Istanbul ~ Turkey. Upon arrival in ISTANBUL, meet and transfer to hotel for overnight.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL – ANKARA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit BLUE MOSQUE (Sultan Ahmet Mosque) it is the only mosque with six minarets in the world and famous for magnificent interior paneling. After that, visit HIPPODROME OF CONSTANTINOPLE is the scene of chariot races and the center of Byzantine civic life. Then visit the ST. SOPHIA MUSEUM which is one of the greatest religious and architectural marvels of all times. Next, visit TOPKAPI PALACE MUSEUM which was built as the home of Sultans. Then, proceed to the ANKARA via Sapanca Lake. On the way we will passing from picturesque sapanca Lake.
DAY 3: ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit ATATURK MAUSOLEUM. After lunch, proceed to Cappadocia via drive pass picturesque Salt Lake, which is second biggest lake in Turkey. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for overnight.
**You may join Ebru Art (Ebru Marbeling Course) (own expenses)
DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, starting visit MAGNIFICENT VALLEY OF FAIRY CHIMNEYS, most unique formations area of Cappadocia. Today be enchanted by the UNDERGROUND CITY OF OZKONAK. Next visit ESENTEPE HILL. Following this, visit the PIGEON VALLEY, MUSHROOM VALLEY, CAMEL ROCK. Then proceed to GOREME VALLEY OPEN AIR MUSEUM to visit Goreme National Park the rock carved churches hollowed out of volcanic ash. Picture stop at VALLEY OF THE BIRDS and UCHISAR CASTLE. If the time permits set on the banks of the KIZILIRMAK (RED RIVER). After dinner, enjoy TURKISH TRADETIONAL FOLKLORIC PERFORMANCE INCLUDING WHIRLING DERWISH WITH LOCAL DRINKS.
**You may join Hot Air Balooning over the charming Landscape during sun rise. (own expenses)
DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
After breakfast, depart to Pamukkale via Konya visit the museum of 13th century Philosopher MEVLANA CELALEDDIN-I RUMI, which used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. After that, photo stop at a 700 year old ANCIENT CARAVANSERAI SULTANHAN. Then, overnight at hotel. (If have free time we will Thermal Bath in Hotel. Kindly bring your own swimming clothes)
DAY 6: PAMUKKALE – SELCHUK – EPHESUS – KUSADASI (B/L/D)
After breakfast, depart to visit PAMUKKALE (COTTON CASTLE), visit HIERAPOLIS & NECROPOLIS, known for thermal baths and health centre. Then, visit COTTON CASTLE or Pamukkale’s Magical and unique terraces created by deposits of white limestone from thermal springs. Next proceed to visit EPHESUS ANCIENT CITY, one of the world’s most outstanding archeological sites. After that, visit SEVEN WONDERS, it is a legent about them tells of the failing asleep of seven young men in cave. Next visit ARTEMIS TEMPLE, VIEW OF ST. JOHN BASALICA AND CASTLE. Then proceed to visit pretty old Orthodox village called SIRINCE VILLAGE. Upon arrival Kusadasi visit and taste Apple Tea & Turkish Delight Center.
DAY 7: KUSADASI – PERGAMON – CANAKKALE (B/L /D)
After breakfast, visit leather products made in Turkey with Fashion Show. Next, depart for Canakkale, enroute will drive to the ASCLEPION MEDICAL CENTRE at Ancient Cith of Pergamon. Then, visit TROY. After that, photo shop at Original Brat Pitt’s Trojan Horse.
DAY 8: CANAKKALE – ISTANBUL KUALA LUMPUR (B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive to ISTANBUL. On the way we will cross the Asia Side of Turkey from Galipoli by Ferry. Upon arrival, then proceed to BOSPHOROUS CRUISE trip. After that, visit SPICE BAZAAR. Our last visit will be GRAND BAZAAR, a maze of more than 4000 stalls and shops. After dinner, transfer to airport for your flight home.
DAY 9: KUALA LUMPUR
Arrived Kuala Lumpur with wonderful memories.
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