Day 1: INDIA – ISTANBUL
Depart on your overnight flight to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 2: ISTANBUL
After Breakfast depart for a tour of Istanbul City. During your tour Topkapi Palace, with its royal treasury and elegant four courts. Later proceed to the Hagia Sophia, a great Byzantine architectural masterpiece, whose interior is resplendent with golden mosaics. Then admire the delicate design and Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque. Explore the ancient Roman Hippodrome with Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column. Finally, stop off at the dazzling Grand Bazaar with over 4000 shops. You can either continue your tour of grand bazaar on your own and make your own way back to the hotel, or transfer back to the hotel. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Istanbul
Day 3: ISTANBUL – KUSADASI
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out of the hotel and proceed for a visit to the bustling Spice Market – a colorful bazaar heaped with various sweets and spices. Then take a relaxing Bosphorus boat cruise between the continents of Europe and Asia – gliding past Dolmabahçe Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace, admire the ornate wooden Ottoman mansions and mosques, Rumeli Fortress and the Bosphorus Bridge. Later in the afternoon transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Arrive Izmir and transfer to Kusadasi. Arrive Kusadasi and Transfer from airport to the hotel. Check in to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Day 4: KUSADASI
After breakfast, depart for a guided tour of Ephesus. – You will be picked up from your hotel to visit Ephesus. Begin the tour visiting the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent her final years. Explore the marble white ancient city of Ephesus, with spectacular monuments such as the Library of Celsus, Agora, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Hadrian’s Gate, Domitianus Temple, Theater and Roman Latrines.After lunch, visit the Isabey Mosque and the Temple of Artemis.. Overnight in Kusadasi.
Day 5: KUSADASI – PAMMAKULE
After breakfast check out of the hotel and drive down to Pamukkale or ‘Cotton Castle’, famous for the healing properties of its thermal mineral baths and beautiful cascading snow-white terraced cliff side basins and waterfalls. Stop for lunch before commencing your journey to visit the ancient Roman city ruins of Hierapolis. View the magnificently preserved Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs, Gates, Thermal Baths, and Devil’s Hole and the Masterpiece Theater. Overnight in Pammakule
Day 6: PAMMUKALE – CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast depart to Denizli Airport for board your domestic flight to Cappadocia. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your Cave hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 7: CAPPADOCIA
Breakfast at the hotel. Later proceed for a tour of Uchisar Castle, Goreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin – an abandoned village, Devrent Valley. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 8: CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL - INDIA
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Later check out of the hotel and transfer to Kayseri Airport for your flight to Istanbul and connect to your flight back home