7 Days 6 Nights in Istanbul ( Dinner Cruise,Old City Tour,Bosphorus Tour,Ephesus Tour,Cappadocia Tour)

7 Days 6 Nights in Istanbul ( Hotel + Tours + Airport Transfer ) - From 199 Euro

This 7 days package tour of Istanbul is including all the important sites the city has to offer, best treatment and accommodation. This is an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. We want to offer the best and the most package travel or private tours throughout Istanbul whilst maintaining quality of service, quality of life and value for money.

Regular
Private
Multiple Days
7 days

Day 1 – Istanbul (Arrival & Turkish Night Show)
Welcome to Turkey, arrival into Istanbul. Transfer from airport & check in to your hotel. If you arrive early, we can arrange some activities for you upon request.
You will be picked up from your hotel at 19:30 transfer to yacht. Sail up the Bosphorus, the waterway between Europe and Asia, passing under the suspension bridges and viewing Ottoman summer palaces, waterside mansions and modern villas which line the European and Asian coasts. The panoramic view of Istanbul by the Bosphorus at night and dinner will both be memorable.
Program: (20:30 - 24:00)
- Welcome cocktail on deck
- D.J music
- Uskudara Gideriken (A traditional Turkish melody musical performance)
- Asuk Masuk (Asuk Masuk is an imitation play of dwarfs which belongs to the Taseli district of Silifke and is performed by 2 male dancers).
- Belly Dancer
- Anatolian Folk Dance (mixed show different part of Turkey)
- Turkish Romany Dance
Dinner:
- Hors d'oeuvres dishes
- Break hot foods (cigarette pastry and sausage)
- Fresh seasonal salad
- Grilled Fish or Chicken Steak
- Dessert
- Unlimited local drinks ( include a selection of local wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks.) (Imported drinks are available for an extra charge)
- Turkish coffee
Around midnight we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul.

Day 2- Istanbul Old City Tour ( St. Sophia / Hippodrum / Blue Mosque )
Breakfast Included. Your tour will commence at 08:30.

HAGIA SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
GRAND COVER BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths' street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Overnight at your boutique hotel in Istanbul

Day 3– Istanbul Bosphorus & Two Continents
Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including:
SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice.
BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahçe Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Çiragan Palace, 300 meters of its marble facade faces the shore. At Ortaköy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortaköy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
RUMELI FORTRESS Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest of Istanbul was completed in only four months to control and protect the infamous Bosphorus passage. It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world.
BEYLERBEYI PALAS (PALACE) The summer residence of Ottoman sultans exists in its original renovated glory featuring original antique furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian side of Istanbul.
BOSPHORUS BRIDGE enjoy a unique chance to step from one continent (Asia) to another (Europe)
CAMLICA HILL the highest point in Istanbul. At the top of it you can rest and admire the magnificent panorama of Istanbul and the Bosporus from the beautiful gardens, landscaped in traditional Turkish Ottoman style.
SHOPPING AT BEDESTEN (after cruise) Experience the traditional silk weaving skills of Turkish women at the carpet weaving courses provided by The Ministry of National Education. You will get the opportunity to see jewellery, handcrafts centre and a modern leatherwear show.

Day 4– Northern Cappadocia Tour
Early morning you will be picked up from your Istanbul hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. After arrival you will be transferred to one of the cave hotels where your bag will be left. Then you will join a small group for your full day guided Tour of the Northern Cappadocia Region (by minibus) to see the unforgettable works of Mother Nature: The Goreme National Park (UNESCO World Heritage List) - spectacular landscape and rock-hewn sanctuaries. Devrent Valley - red lunar landscape. The old city ofAvanos - this region of earthenware pottery overlooks the longest river of Turkey, the Red River. Pasabag - Monks Valley - fairy chimneys (mushroom shaped). Cavusin Villagewith its cut-rock dwellings, stone houses and churches. After the Tour you will have the rest of the evening free - Overnight in Cappadocia. (*Lunch)

Day 5 – Southern Cappadocia Tour
After breakfast at 09:30 am you will be taken from the hotel and you will join a small guided group for your full day Tour of the Southern Cappadocia Region (by minibus). You will visit amazing places like: Guvercinlik - Pigeon Valley - spectacular views of the natural cliffs and the man-made caves. City of Kaymakli or Derinkuyu - see the largest Underground Cities after which you will walk in the Rose Valley and explore the beauty of Nature: the rose-colored rocks that vary in hue and intensity depending on the time of day; and the work of human hands: cave churches, cave houses and cave tunnels. At the end of the Tour you will be transferred to airport and take a flight to Izmir (Some day direct flight but some day via Istanbul) After arrive in Izmir transfer to hotel and Overnight in Kusadasi. (*Breakfast & Lunch)

Important notice : Please remember, Cappadocia to Izmir via Istanbul flights, you could arrive Izmir after midnight.

Day 6 – Ephesus Tour
After breakfast at 09:00 am we will pick you up from your hotel and you will be transferred for a full day guided Tour of the Ephesus Ruins. Walking through the streets of this ancient Greek city you will see many sites of architectural heritage like: the Temple of Artemis (one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World), the Temple of Hadrian Varius, the Library of Celsius, the Great Theater and Scholastic Baths. After the ancient city you will visit the House of the Virgin Mary. At the end of the day you will be transferred to Izmir airport and take a flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel (*Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 7– Istanbul (Departure)
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Istanbul Travel Group Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thank you for choosing Package Tours Istanbul.

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