City Trips and Tours
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel.In the afternoon depart at about 13:00 for half day tour.
Bosphorus Cruise, the strait between Black Sea and Marmara Sea which seperates Istanbul into two continents. A beautiful cruise to see different aspects of Istanbul.Visit
Egyptian Spice Market to see the atmosphere of an Ottoman shopping centre which still have several shops for spices.
After the tour, return to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast departure approx 08:00 am for a half-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul.
Hagia Sophia; 6th C. One of the oldest, the biggest and the most beautiful buildings of Istanbul. A Byzantin church , an Ottoman Mosque, a Republican museum; a temple for all civilisations.”,
Blue Mosque; The only Imperial mosque of the Ottomans with six minarets. The mosque takes its name from its 21043 dominant blue colored hand made tiles. It’s built on the site of the Great Palace of Byzantium, on the southeastern side of the Hippodrome” “
The Hippodrome of Constantinople a chariot-racing track and the sporting and social centre of Constantinople.
Grand Bazaar. Free time for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast transfer to airport to catch Izmir flight. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel, check-in and rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.
After breakfast, (07:30 – 08:45 am )departure for full day tour of Ephesus ;One of the world’s finest examples of an ancient classical city; Temple of Artemis (Diana), the site of one of the seven wonders of theancient world; House of Virgin Mary, probably where She spent recent years of Her life; Isa Bey Mosque, this impressive mosque from XIV. Century A.D. is unlike any other you will see in this country. Overnight in Kusadasi.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch your flight home via Istanbul.