Day 1 – Istanbul – Arrival Day
Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul City Tour
We depart at 08:30 for the Istanbul city tour. TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, 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. 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. Lunch break and then we head to the 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. The rest of the evening is youre to enjoy Istanbul. in Istanbul.
Please Note: Hagia Sofia is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays. If your tour is on one of these days we would offer you to visit Underground Cistern instead of Topkapi palace museum, instead of Grand Bazaar you will visit Spice Bazaar.
Day 3 – Istanbul to Bodrum by flight
After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. 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). BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. After Tour we depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Bodrum. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Bodrum. Dinner and overnight in Bodrum.
Day 4 – Bodrum City Tour
After breakfast at: 09:30 depart for Bodrum City Tour. Visit the Castle of St. Peter, the symbol of Bodrum. The Crusader castle was built by the Knights of St. John between 1402 and 1409. Today the castle’s rooms are used as a museum where finds from the Bronze Age, Mycenaean, Archaic, and Classical, Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine period are exhibited. The castle also houses the largest underwater archeological museum in Turkey. It is one of the few of its kind in the world. The reconstruction of a ship-wreck the museum itself is worth a visit. After Castle tour then See what is left of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Mausoleum.
The Mausoleum, King Mausolus’ tomb, is at the origin of the funerary monuments of great dimensions and sumptuous architecture. Today you can see the cleared platform and some of the finds from the magnificent Mausoleum. The stones were used for the construction of the castle and some parts of the tomb are exhibited at the British Museum in London, England. After the Mausoleum tour depart for The Amphitheatre. Visit the ancient theater The Theatre is located on the hillside overlooking Bodrum. Built in the time of Mausolus, it is one of the very few surviving pre-Hellenistic theaters in Asia Minor and thus one of the oldest.
Day 5 – Bodrum to Fethiye by local bus
Today, from Bodrum to Fethiye, we may use luxury public bus. This service is door to door, we pick you up from your hotel and drop you to Bodrum bus station and again we pick you up from bus station in Bodrum and drop you to your hotel in Fethiye. Tea, coffee, snacks and TV are available on the buses. We will also have one break on the way after 2,5 hours. Only 5 hours drive to Fethiye. Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 6 – Fethiye – Free Day
The day is yours. You dont have to wake up early, enjoy the sunshine and take in the views and natural magnificent beach & crystal clear sea and 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 tour and many more. Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 7 – Fethiye to Antalya by local bus
After breakfast, transfer to coach station for Antalya. It takes around 4 hours. Upon arrival, meet with our representative and proceed to hotel for check in. Rest of the day is yours. Dinner and overnight in Antalya
Day 8 – Antalya (Free Day)
The day is yours. You don’t have to wake up early, enjoy the sunshine and take in the views and natural magnificent beach & crystal clear sea and explore the city, shop in the local markets, relax on the beach or enjoy one of the many day trips you can choose. These include Aqua Park, horse riding, river rafting, paintball, diving or snorkeling, fishing tours and many more. Overnight in Antalya.
Day 9 – Antalya – End of Tour
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. After breakfast check out from the hotel.
What is included
All airport transfer services mentioned in the itinerary
Domestic flight from Istanbul to Bodrum
Domestic flight from Antalya to Istanbul
2 nights hotel in Istanbul
2 nights hotel in Bodrum
2 nights hotel in Fethiye
2 nights hotel in Antalya
9 open buffet breakfasts
6 local dinners at hotels
Guided Bosphorus Cruise
Guided Istanbul city tour
Guided Bodrum Old City tour
Guided Antalya Aspendos & Perge tour
All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
Professional English-speaking tour guides
TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Insurance: All types
Turkey entry visa
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section