Welcome to Turkey
On arrival at Izmir International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to Kusadasi Hotel.
The Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Kuşadası is a beach resort town on Turkey’s western Aegean coast. A jumping-off point for visiting the classical ruins at nearby Ephesus (or Efes), it’s also a major cruise ship destination. Its seafront promenade, marina, and harbor are lined with hotels and restaurants. Just offshore on Pigeon Island is a walled Byzantine castle that once guarded the town, connected to the mainland via causeway.
Overnight in Kusadasi.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Today your driver will pick you up for your full day Pamukkale Tour. First destination is Karahayit to see Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and visit Hierapolis. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool. Later we will take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Free time to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale, almost 60 minutes. Then meet with the guide, start walking in the middle of travertines from up to down without shoes and socks. We will have lunch in a local restaurant.
After breakfast, prepare for check out and the driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight to Istanbul. On arrival pick up from the airport and drop to the hotel.
Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects the cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Get ready for the half-day city tour of Istanbul. Begin your journey by visiting the Hippodrome - The center of sport activities in Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine empire, today named Sultanahmet Meydani, with its four monuments; The German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column (Spiral Column). Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Mosque) - Built by the architect Mimar Sedefkar Mehmet aga. Until 19th century was the traditional point for the pilgrimage to Mecca.
Hagia Sophia Museum - The best known Christian church in Turkey, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, which was constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian.
Grand Covered Bazaar - The most attractive shopping centre in the world, with nearly 4000 shops, selling antique, jewellery, gold, carpets, leather wear and souvenirs.
We begin the day with a cruise on the Marmara Sea to the Princes' Islands, once the pleasure islands of Byzantine Princes. Our tour includes a visit to Buyukada, the largest of the three main islands and a popular summer resort with beautifully decorated old wooden houses, pine trees and wonderful panoramic views. We take a relaxing tour through the quiet narrow streets of the island by horse-drawn carriage before stopping for lunch at a seafood restaurant. After lunch there will be time for you to relax or explore at your leisure.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 4290/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights.
Destinations: Kusadasi & Istanbul.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Izmir / Istanbul / Dubai.
2 nights accommodation in Kusadası based on double room occupancy.
3 nights accommodation in Istanbul based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfer in Istanbul on private car.
Sightseeing tours Istanbul & Pamukkale.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.