DAY 1: HOME - ISTANBUL
Welcome and assist through our tour guide. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. Time for rest.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL
After the breakfast full day city tour of Istanbul. Drive to the Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque), which is famous with its 6 minarets and blue tiles. Then visit to the St. Sophia, the lovely building of Byzantine architecture. After that it goes to the Hippodrome - place with the Theodosius-Obelisk and the Serpentine Column. In the afternoon visit to the TopkapiPalace. Visit to one of the typical palace-units out of early Ottoman time. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel.
DAY 3: ISTANBUL
After a short visit to the famous Egyptian Spice Market Bazaar embark on a Cruise along the Bosporus.Disembark at Sariyer and have lunch then drive to the Asian Part of Istanbul. Visitto Yeditepe Hill for a panoramic view of the city. Also visit to Beylerbeyi Palace the summer resident of the Ottoman Sultans. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel.
DAY 4: ISTANBUL - BURSA
After the breakfast visit the Grand Bazaar. Then drive along through the Anatolian landscapes to Bursa, with its many buildings out of the early Ottoman times. In Bursa the tour visits to the Ulu Mosque, Green Mosque, Green Mausoleum and the Silk Bazaar. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Bursa.
DAY 5: BURSA - TROY - AYVALIK
After the breakfast drive through the Asiatic part of the Dardanelles to Canakkale. In the afternoon visit to Troy, one of the best known archaeological sites of the world. Continue drive to the overnight stay hotel in the area of Ayvalik.
DAY 6: AYVALIK - PERGAMON - IZMIR - EPHESUS - KUSADASI
After the breakfast drive to the antique city Pergamon, the former capital of the province Asia with the Athena-Temple, Altar of Zeus, Trajan Temple, the King Palaces and the theatre. Drive via Izmir (Panorama drive included.) to Selcuk. In the afternoon visit to the Ephesus, the largest antique metropolises of the Asia Minor. Visit to the Odeon, the HadrianTemple, the Celcus Library, the Great Theatre as well as the House of Virgin Mary. Continue drive to the hotel. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel.
DAY 7: KUSADASI - PAMUKKALE
After the breakfast departure to Aphrodisias. This place had been confessed in the antiquity for its fertility cult and its famous schools for physicians, philosopher and sculptor. Visit to the Roman city with the stadium, the theatre and the city hall. Continue drive to Pamukkale. Visit of the antique city Hierapolis with the ruins of the large bath, the necropolis, the basilica and the theatre. The famous calcified terraces of Hierapolis(Pamukkale), belong to the most interesting landscape pictures in Turkey. They developed from in the course of the millenniums through the hot water with calcium and carbonated thermal sources and subsequent cooling. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Pamukkale.
DAY 8: PAMUKKALE - ANTALYA
After the breakfast drive through the beautiful landscapes of the Taurus Mountains to Antalya. At this day, the opportunity exists to become acquainted with the oldest tradition of Turkish carpet weaving art. Dinner and overnight will be at hotel in Antalya.
DAY 9: ANTALYA - HOME
After the breakfast transfer to the airport of Antalya and return flight.