Istanbul's strategic location has attracted many a marauding army over the centuries. The Greeks, Persians, Romans and Venetians took turns ruling before the Ottomans stormed into town and decided to stay – physical reminders of their various tenures are found littered across the city.Whereas the incredible rock houses and underground cities of Cappadocia ; The region of Cappadocia in central Turkey is home to one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world – deep valleys and soaring rock.
Welcome to Dubai!! Upon arrival at the airport and after the custom clearance meet our representative and get transferred to the hotel. Later in the evening, we will proceed for Dubai's famous Dhow Cruise.Cruise down the ensnaring Dubai and witness the beautifully lit city of Dubai . You are served a welcome drink when you get onboard. After this, a regular service of soft drinks and mineral water is maintained. As you marvel at the extravagant view ahead of you of the Palm, Burj Al Arab and Atlantis, you are served sumptuous internal buffet dinner in a five-star, multiple course meal style by an avant-garde caterer. Soft English, Hindi and Arabic music playing in turns in the background makes the experience truly worthwhile. To take your experience a notch higher, a Tanoura dance performance and a magic show are organized for you onboard.After completion of the tour return back to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Dubai.
After breakfast proceed for a full day tour to Cappadocia. Visit Goreme open Air Museum in Goreme Valley to see the early Christian churches decorated with unique Frescos depicting various scenes from the Bible. Visit Pasabaglari (Monk's Valley) to see the world famous fairy chimneys which have unique shape. Avanos, the famous pottery and craft center since Hittite times. Enjoy hand made ceramics. fashion design jewelry. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Cappadocia.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards airport to board your flight to Izmir (Kusadasi) via Istanbul. Meet & greet our representative at the airport and get transferred to the hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel in Kusadasi.
After breakfast proceed to the center of natural thermal spring waters with healing properties; Pamukkale. Due to the chemical properties in the water, pure white colored travertine and steppled water terraces have been created on the mountain slope. It is for its resemblance to cotton piles that it is called "Cotton Castle" in Turkish. Visit the travertine's and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necroplois with 1200 gravestones. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Kusadasi.
After sumptuous breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards Ephesus ancient city the greatest of all ancient sites in Anatolia. You will see the Celsius Library, the Temple of Hadrian, Marble Street and the great theatre with 24,000 seats where St.Paul preached. In the late afternoon tour will end at the airport for your connection to Istanbul. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Istanbul.
After hearty breakfast take a full day tour that starts with Hippodrome, the place of chariot races during the Roman period. Blue Mosque; a 17th century Ottoman Mosque with magnificent interior with blue tiles. Continue to St. Sophia - the great Byzantine Basilica built in 6th century. Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans housing the richness of 700 years. Finally visit the Grand Bazaar, world famous shopping arcade with over 4,000 shops. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Istanbul.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed towards Ataturk International airport to board your flight with wonderful memories.