DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL
Guests will be met at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport and transferred to their hotel for a good rest before beginning their trip in Turkey. Accommodations: Ottoman Imperial Hotel
DAY 2: EXPLORE THE OLD CITY
Start the day by visiting the magnificent Hagia Sophia. Continue to the Topkapi Palace, where visitors can revisit the opulence of Turkey’s past empires. Accommodations: Ottoman Imperial Hotel
DAY 3: WHERE EAST MEETS WEST
Today you will visit the bustling Egyptian Market and then continue to see the beautiful colored tiles that line the walls of the Rustem Pasha Mosque. In the afternoon, visit Ortakoy, a village on the the Bosphorus. Accommodations: Ottoman Imperial Hotel
DAY 4: CAPTIVATING CAPPADOCIA
Today you will fly to Cappadocia. Start your tour by visiting the Goreme open air museum, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Proceed to visit the majestic fairy chimneys of Pasabag. After lunch, visit a pottery artisan’s workshop. Accommodations: Museum Hotel
DAY 5: SOAR ABOVE CAPPADOCIA
Spend your morning flying over the valleys of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon. Admire the rock formations, fairy chimneys, and natural beauty in the light of the rising sun. After your balloon ride continue to explore Cappadocia. Accommodations: Museum Hotel
DAY 6: WHERE HISTORY COMES ALIVE
This morning fly to Izmir. Begin your day by visiting the majestic Greek city of Ephesus and discover various sites including the Temple of Artemis – one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Accommodations: Gullu Konaklari
DAY 7: LEGACIES OF PAST EMPIRES
Today you will explore Bodrum and the surrounding areas. Visit sites such as the Temple of Apollo, the Castle of St. Peter, and the Museum of Underwater Archeology. Accommodations: Marmara Bodrum Hotel
DAY 8-9: BODRUM
Enjoy a day at your leisure in Bodrum. Accommodations: Marmara Bodrum Hotel
DAY 10: FAREWELL TURKEY!
In the morning you will be transferred to the Bodrum airport for your flight to Istanbul.
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Meaning “Rose Residence,” the Gullu Konaklari offers a fairytale vacation to people escaping their tumultuous, busy life of the city…people seeking peace and serenity, who want to breathe in nature.
MARMARA BODRUM HOTEL
The Marmara Bodrum, a member of the small luxury hotels of the world, is the winner of the 5 star diamond award. The hotel is internationally recognized as being among the world’s finest boutique hotels with its exceptional service for an elite clientele.
The primary choice of the big part of elite guests that are visiting the region. Being composed from the restorations of old ruins makes each of the 30 rooms luxuriously unique. Featuring upscale alacarte restaurant Lil’a where you can taste the local foods that tend to be forgotten.
OTTOMAN IMPERIAL HOTEL
Traditional Turkish hospitality, comfort, elegant premium service, an unbeatable view of Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultanahmet Square and a blend of Ottoman and Istanbul cuisine. The Ottoman Imperial Hotel responds to the needs of the most demanding leisure and business travelers.
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- All transfers from airports and hotels
- Accommodations as specified
- Private, professional English speaking guide
- Lunches on the tours
- 45 minute hot air balloon flight
- Deluxe vehicles on tour
- Parking and toll fees
- Entrance fees
- Travel program insurance
- All tips to guides, escorts, drivers, and hotel/restaurant staff
- All items of a personal nature, including beverages, mineral water, phone calls, laundry/valet service and food other than stated in the itinerary
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