Bodrum Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 622

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul and the start of your journey exploring the Land of the Sultans! Arriving into Istanbul, our local team are awaiting to meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Overnight Golden Crown Hotel.

Day 2: Istanbul

This morning we transfer you to the jetty to embark your cruise ship which will sail the Bosphorus River, along the journey you will take in views of grand historic palaces, riverside trendy residential districts and more. Upon conclusion our team will collect you then take you to visit the exotic spice market. Overnight Golden Crown Hotel.

Day 3: Istanbul

After breakfast enjoy a full day group (Seat in Coach) tour of the magnificent city of Istanbul. Explore Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sofia, the Blue Mosque and the Roman Hippodrome; once home to chariot races, gladiatorial battles and public executions, before trying your hand at a spot of haggling in the Grand Bazaar. Overnight Golden Crown Hotel.

Day 4: Istanbul - Cappadocia

Enjoy a relaxing breakfast and then our team will take you to the airport for the 13:45 flight to Keyseri. Arriving here, meet our Cappadocia team who await to drive you to your hotel.

Day 5: Cappadocia

Fancy a Hot Air Balloon ride this morning? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info. Enjoy a full day group (Seat in Coach) tour of the region. Depart from the hotel at 09.30-10.00 depending on the arrival time of the participants from the other hotels and visit the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. In the afternoon visit Open Air Museum in Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years.

Day 6: Cappadocia

Enjoy a full day group (Seat in Coach) tour of the region. Depart from the hotel at 09.30-10.00 depending on the arrival time of the participants from the other hotels, for a tour with hike through the Rose Valley with visits to the churches. Afterwards visit to the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch near Pigeons Valley and then continue on to see the Kaymakli Underground City. You will also visit the Ortahisar natural rock castle.

Day 7: Cappadocia - Kusadasi

This morning early a transfer back to Keyseri Airport for the 10:20 flight to Izmir. Arriving into Izmir, our local team await to drive you to your hotel in Kusadasi.

Day 8: Kusadasi

Enjoy a full day group (Seat in Coach) tour of Ephesus. Start by walking through Magnesia Gate and wander past the Odeon, the Celsus Library, the Temple of Hadrian, the Fountain of Trajan and the Great Theatre. Continue on to the House of Virgin Mary which the Vatican recognizes as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. Returning to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Days 9-12: Kusadasi

Make your way to the port to catch your ferry to Samos. No arrangements from on the go for accommodation, transfer or any activities. We have noted that you have your own arrangements over the next few days.

Day 13: Kusadasi

Arriving back into Kusadasi today, make your way back to the hotel (check-in after 2pm).

Day 14: Kusadasi - Fethiye

Enjoy a full day group (Seat in Coach) tour of Pamukkale & Hierapolis. Explore the natural wonder of Pamukkale with its fairy like, dazzling white thermal springs cascade. Continue on to the ancient Roman city of Hierapolis, with the Necropolis, Apollo-Temple, Monumental Nympheum, a 4th century Basilica and the famous theatre. You will then be dropped off at the bus station to catch the bus to Fethiye.

Day 15: Fethiye - Gulet cruise

This morning you will be driven to the jetty to embark your Gulet. Sit back, relax and enjoy sailing the Gocek Gulf, stopping at islands for lunch, swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling.

Day 16: Gulet cruise

Morning sailing to Manastir (Monastery) Bay after plenty of time to explore, swim and have lunch you continue sailing to Aga Limani.

Day 17: Gulet cruise

Today, we will cruise to Kumlubuk Bay early in the morning. Breakfast will be served in Kumlubuk Bay. We will anchor at Cennet Island for our last swimming break and lunch. We will enter Marmaris Harbour by 16:00 p.m.

Day 18: Gulet cruise - Bodrum

After breakfast you disembark your Gulet and our local team are on hand to transfer you to the bus station for your bus to Bodrum. Upon arrival we will pick you up from the bus station and transfer you to your hotel for the evening.

Days 19-20: Bodrum

Open your eyes this morning to the glistening blue waters of the med for today and tomorrow time is at your leisure to relax and fully enjoy the wonderful facilities at your hotel.

Day 21: Bodrum - Istanbul

Today we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel for the evening. Overnight Golden Crown Hotel.

Day 22: Istanbul

Sadly your journey concludes today with a transfer to the airport in time for your flight home.

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last updated - 30 Sep 2014 2:10 AM