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Day 1:India- Istanbul
Arrive at istanbul ataturk airport. Transfer to the hotel (early check-in subject to availability). Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in istanbul.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning take a half-day city tour which includes visit to st.sophia (closed on mondays), byzantine hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from egypt by theodosius and the serpent column taken from delphi by constantine. Blue mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet and grand covered bazaar (closed on sundays) dating back to 15th century. It covers over 4,000 shops under one roof. Afternoon free at leisure. If desired we can leave the clients at bazaar, and they can return to their hotels by their own. Overnight at hotel in istanbul.
Breakfast at hotel. In the afternoon depart for half-day city tour which includes visit to city walls, golden horn and cable car to pierre loti hill. Then, bosphorus cruise along the bosphorus, the winding strait separating europe & asia. Bosphorus coastline is a delightful mixture of the past and the present where one can enjoy the grand splendour and quaint beauty of the ancient wooden mansions, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. Rumeli fortress and leander’s tower. Overnight at hotel in istanbul.
Day 4:Istanbul- Kayseri Or Neveshir- Cappadocia
After breakfast at hotel transfer to ataturk apt for early morning flight to kayseri. Upon arrival meet with assistant and drive to cappadocia. Arrival visit to red valley which is one of the most beautiful trekking valleys in cappadocia. Explore the famous rock-cut churches and hiking for 5km through the valley. After hiking, resting in old cavusin village where is one of old greek villages in cappadocia. The village is known with its houses and churches of the christian clergymen. After lunch at local restaurant visit to kaymakli underground city, the place early christians hid from persecutors. Finally visit to pigeon valley. Transfer to the hotel and check-in. Dinner and overnight at hotel in cappadocia.
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visits to dervent valley which has various types of fairy chimneys. Pasabaglari (monk’s valley) with some other types of fairy chimneys. Avanos region, known with its pottery, a craft dating back to hittite period. After lunch at local restaurant visit to goreme open-air museum, which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. These tall free standing cones of stone curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taffy. Others are tall like fairy chimneys. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Visit some caves on the cliffs to see byzantine frescoes decorating early christian churches. Stop at citadel of uchisar and esentepe for beautiful view of cappadocia. You will also have chance to take photo in these places. Dinner and overnight at hotel in cappadocia.
Day 6:Cappadocia/ Konya/ Pamukkale
Breakfast at hotel. Later drive to konya. En route visit 13th century sultanhani caravanserai built on the famous silk route. In konya visit to mausoleum of mevlana, the worldwide famous mystic and karatay theological school with its beautiful tiles. Continue to pamukkale. Dinner and overnight at hotel in pamukkale.
Day 7:Pamukkale / Aphrodisias / Kusadasi
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning visits to pamukkale cotton fortress, ancient city of hierapolis with the theatre, apollo temple and magnificent necropolis, the graveyard. After lunch at local restaurant visit to aphrodisias, an ancient city dedicated to the goddess of love, aphrodite, and famous for its sculpture school. Dinner and overnight at hotel in kusadasi.
Day 8:Kusadasi / Ephesus / Kusadasi
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning depart for a tour to ephesus antique city (hillside houses are excluded). Ephesus, roman capital of asia minor. Visit the ruins of odeon, hercules gate, the temple of hadrian, the magnificent library, agora and the fantastic greco-roman theatre. After lunch visits to house of virgin mary, selcuk ephesus museum and st.john church. After the tour back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at hotel in kusadasi.
Day 9:Kusadasi Izmir/ Istanbul / India
Breakfast at hotel. Free till departure. Hotel check-out latest at 12:00hrs. Transfer to izmir airport to take a domestic flight to istanbul. Upon arrival at istanbul ataturk airport directly taking international flight back to india.
Trip Ends With Sweet Memories !!!
Things to carry
For Adults - Photo identification in the form of Pan Card /Passport / Voter ID / Driving License
For students - Carry original as well as 2 photocopies of school or college Photo Identity card
For Infants - Carry 2 passport sized photographs
THINGS TO CARRY ALONG
Mobile phone with appropriate sim card
Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry sun screen lotion, hand sanitizer, sun glasses, cap, sports shoes, umbrella / windcheater, camera etc. and woollens if needed
If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription
30 or more days before departure: 50%
Between 29 to 20 days before departure: 100%
Cancellation charges per person
30 or more days before departure: 50%
Between 29 to 1 days before departure: 100%
Terms & Conditions
Per person rates (in Rs) - applicable on two persons staying together sharing the same room
Entrance charges anywhere are not included
Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP -Accommodation with breakfast, lunch & dinner
The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends (Independece Day and Janmashtami)
Namoh Retails (Pvt) Ltd reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its discretion and without any prior notice
In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel