General

Tour Style : Luxury Honeymoon Tour
Duration : 16 Days – 15 Nights
Departures : All year round
Highlights : Pamukkale & Cappadocia, Picnic Boat Trip, Jeep Safari, Dalyan Mud Bath, Private Blue Cruise, Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise

Day 1 – Istanbul – Arrival Day
(Welcome dinner included)
Transfer from Istanbul airport and check in to your hotel. Tonight you and your significant other will enjoy a welcome dinner where you will be introduced to Turkish cuisine and enjoy the magical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 – Istanbul City Tour
(Breakfast included)
We depart at 09:00 for the Istanbul City Tour. We will begin with ancient Hippodrome, which was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments: the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. We will then continue with Sultanahmet Mosque across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet. It is also known as the Blue Mosque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Just across from the Blue Mosque we visit the famous 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 wonders of all time. After the tour you have the option to make a shopping tour in which learn about of the ancient arts of Turkey like carpet weaving, leather manufacturing and jewellery. The rest of the evening is yours to enjoy Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 – Istanbul – Izmir – Ephesus Tour
(Breakfast and dinner included)
This morning we depart for our short domestic flight to Izmir. Pick up from Izmir Airport and transfer to Ephesus to view some of the best-preserved ruins in the world Ephesus. We tour this amazing site and wonder at the people who built and walked through this ancient city. The city, whose wealth and patronage supported its splendid architectural program, was dedicated to the goddess Artemis. The enormous Temple of Artemis considered one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World was rebuilt several times. It dates in its latest form from the third century B.C. The tour of the ruins also includes a theatre, gymnasium, agora baths, as well as the Library of Celsus. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 4 – Kusadasi & Daily Trip to Turkish Village Sirince
(Breakfast and dinner included)
After breakfast, we depart for the traditional Turkish Village tour. Sirince's construction style today belongs to Anatolian Greeks. The houses on the slopes of the settlement exist today in their original state with their white painted walls. Enjoy the breathtaking views at entrance of the village and experience the lively village streets. Sirince is popular for its unique building style, houses, streets and authentic apple wine made by the villagers. In 1922 the Anatolian Greeks immigrated back to Greece and the Turks settled here in place. There are ancient remains of 42 Churches and Monasteries in and around the village. Sirince is also known as Ephesus in the mountains. The two churches in the village centre are particularly well preserved dating back to Anatolian Greek times. Upon return to your hotel in Kusadasi, you will have the opportunity to experience a Turkish Bath which is one of the oldest cultural practices of Anatolia. After having dinner at your hotel, you will have the free time to stroll in the city. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5 – Kusadasi and Picnic Boat Trip
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Today you will enjoy a day at sea with lunch included and served on board. We set out at approx. 11:00 to cruise the turquoise seas of the Kusadasi coastline. We will visit several of the most beautiful bays where you can swim and snorkel in crystal-clear water or simply relax in the mild breeze, enjoy the stunning views and perfect your suntan to the sound of the gently lapping waves. Return to land at approximately 17:00. Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 – Pamukkale
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
At 08:30 we depart for Pamukkale. On the way we will visit one of the famous leather production centers of the region. We then drive on to Pamukkale for our tour and of the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ancient ruins of Hierapolis. After walking around this natural phenomenon you will have the opportunity to lie in the waters of the natural thermal springs. Overnight in Thermal Hotel Pamukkale.

Day 7 – Pamukkale – Bodrum
(Breakfast and dinner included)
At 08:30 we depart for Bodrum. Bodrum city is quickly becoming one of the most sought after destinations in Europe and with such precedence; it offers some fantastic adventures for any age group. You can spend your days walking the streets of Bodrum, experiencing the sights and smells of the markets or walk the shopping malls searching for your top designer labels. Overnight in Bodrum.

Day 8 – Jeep Safari
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Driving in Suzuki Jeeps, our 130 km route is mostly OFF-ROAD and includes the most spectacular views and countryside of the entire region. Leaving Bodrum at approx. 10:00, we head east of the Bodrum Peninsula. After a coffee break at Ciftlikkoy, we reach the highest peak of the Peninsula affording a magnificent panorama. Continuing through Etrim and Mumcular villages we arrive at the sleepy hamlet of Mazi for lunch and a swim in the gorgeous bay. We take in the pine forests and mountain scenery on our return journey to Bodrum by approximately 17:00. Overnight in Bodrum.

Day 9 – Bodrum
(Breakfast and dinner included)
The day is yours. You don't have to wake up early, enjoy the sunshine, take in the views of the natural magnificent beaches crystal clear seas. Explore the city, shop in the local markets, relax on the beach or enjoy one of the many day trips you have to choose from. These include Aqua Park, scuba diving, fishing tours and many more. Overnight in Bodrum.

Day 10 – Bodrum – Koycegiz Dalyan Mud Bath – Fethiye (Oludeniz)
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
At 08:30 we depart for Koycegiz. There we board a boat and cruise across Lake Koycegiz where we will have numerous opportunities to swim. We head for Turtle Beach, where the Aegean and Mediterranean meet and have a traditional Turkish lunch. On our return journey back to Koycegiz we visit the mud-bath to cover ourselves in mud, before jumping in the natural thermal springs. After the cruise we take a short bus trip to our night stop in Fethiye. Overnight in Fethiye.

Day 11 – Private Blue Cruise
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
This morning we depart for Fethiye Harbour. Enjoy some swimming or snorkelling at the tranquil Ag Bay where lunch will be served as well. Our first night is spent in Cleopatra's Bay, where we can swim in the ruins of an ancient bath and enjoy an exquisite dinner & romantic sunset drinks. Overnight onboard your Private Blue Cruise.

Day 12 – Private Blue Cruise
(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
After breakfast we cruise to the beautiful Bedri Rahmi Bay, named after one of the first Blue Voyagers who in 1973 painted a fish on a rock. Here you can swim or take a walk on the island. We have lunch at Flat Island, and have a swim in the shallow waters at the small beach. Dinner and your second night is spent nearby Tersane Island. Overnight onboard your Private Blue Cruise.

Day 13 – Private Blue Cruise
(Breakfast and lunch included)
Today we are cruising to Gocek to swim, snorkel or just soak up some sunshine. After lunch we cruise along a few more bays and have our last swimming stop at Red Island before returning to Fethiye Harbour. Upon arrival to the harbour, you will transfer to Dalaman Airport for a domestic flight back to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 14 – Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast at 08:30am we depart for Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise, a traditional excursion by boat along the strait 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 Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of is marble facade faces the shore. At Ortakoy a great variety of artists gather every Sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.

From your romantic boat cruise you will be able to see:

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.
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 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. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 15 – Free Day Until 20:00pm
(Breakfast and dinner included)
Evening Show in Istanbul (With Dinner) starts at 20:30 pm and ends at about midnight.
Enjoy your night in Istanbul : We have dinner in a first class restaurant with all inclusive local drinks. You will watch a spectacular floor show of famous authentic belly-dancers and enjoy a full night of traditional live 1001 NIGHTS Anatolian Folklore entertainment featuring popular musical instruments and live Turkish singers. Around midnight we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 16 – Istanbul – End of Tour
(Breakfast included)
After breakfast check out from the hotel.

What is included

- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
- Domestic flight from Dalaman to Istanbul
- 15 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 12 dinners
- 5 Star and Boutique Accommodation over the entire tour
- 5 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
- 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
- 3 nights hotel in Bodrum
- 1 night hotel in Fethiye
- 3 days, 2 nights onboard Private Mediterranean Cruise with full board
- Picnic Boat Trip in Kusadasi
- Guided Istanbul City Tour
- Guided Ephesus tour
- Guided Turkish Village tour
- Guided Pamukkale tour
- Guided Bodrum City Tour
- Guided Dalyan Mud Bath tour
- Guided Jeep Safari tour
- Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
- Turkish 1001 Night Show with Dinner
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Private Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking tour guides
- Private return airport transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport

For your own tailor-made honeymoon tour, please contact us.

Not included :
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours:

Hotels, Prices, Booking

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Hotels we use

Antalya ANTALYA - ALP PASA HOTEL http://www.alppasa.com
Canakkale Helen Hotel http://www.helenhotel.com
Cappadocia Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel http://www.dedelikonak.com
Cappadocia Dedeli Deluxe Hotel http://www.dedelidelux.com
Gaziantep ASUDE HOTEL (BOUTIQUE STYLE) http://www.asudekonak.com
Istanbul Hotel Sokullu Pacha http://www.sokullupasahotel.com/
Kahta ZEUS HOTEL **** http://www.zeushotel.com.tr
Kars SIMER HOTEL *** http://www.simerhotel.com
Konya Hich Hotel http://hichhotel.com/
Kusadasi Palm Hotel *** http://www.palmhotel.com.tr
Mardin ZINCIRIYE HOTEL (BOUTIQUE STYLE) http://www.zinciriye.com/tr
Pamukkale Colossea Thermal Hotel **** http://www.colossaehotel.com
Sanliurfa MANICI HOTEL **** http://www.maniciurfa.com
Tatvan KARDELEN HOTEL *** http://www.kardelenotel.com
Trabzon SAYLAMLAR HOTEL **** http://www.hotelsaylamlar.com
Van T AMARA HOTEL **** http://www.tamaraotel.com

Tour code

YK277

Per Adult in Double or Twin Room

4 EUR

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