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Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 635

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Day 1: Cappadocia

Welcome to Cappadocia and the Start of your Turkish Holiday. Upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your accommodation. Overnight Cappadocia.

Day 2: Cappadocia

Today you will visit the Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. We will walk through this amazing valley. Thereafter visit Pasabagi (Monk's Valley) with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. After visiting Pasabagi, drive to Avanos which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey. Further to the time for lunch proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls. Overnight in Cappadocia

Days 3-5: Cappadocia

Cappadocia - Alanya Leaving the amazing geography of Cappadocia you will travel by road to the relaxing sight and sounds of Alanya. It is here that you will enjoy the next couple of days relaxing in the seaside town. Overnight Alanya.

Day 6: - Pamukkale

Analya - Pamukkale Leaving this seaside town of Analya you will travel North West we arrive at Pamukkale - home of the famous gleaming white calcium terraced pools. The calcium built natural shelves and pools on the cliffs, known as travertines. Take a barefoot walk along the traverines or opt for a dip in the warm waters of the Pamukkale Thermal pool, with its submerged fragments of fluted marble columns. Our last stop for the day is the ruined spa town of Hierapolis, famed for the curative powers of mineral springs, dammed to create communal baths. Overnight - Pamukkale

Day 7: Pamukkale - Bodrum

Traveling West you drive to the seaside town of Bodrum. Here you will enjoy the next couple of days at your leisure as your relax alongside this beach side town. Overnight Bodrum.

Days 8-9: Bodrum

Enjoy the next couple of days at your leisure exploring this seaside town your way. Overnight Bodrum.

Day 10: Bodrum - Istanbul

After breakfast you'll be transferred to Bodrum airport for a flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival you'll be met and transferred to your hotel for overnight. Overnight Istanbul.

Day 11: Istanbul

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul. We’ll visit Topkapi Palace; the former imperial residence from where the Great Ottoman Empire was ruled. Then we will continue to the ancient Roman Hippodrome; the former centre of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. After this we will see Hagia Sophia; the magnificent Byzantine Church of all times; one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world. We will continue our Sultanahmet tour with the Blue Mosque; famous for its delicate blue ceramic tiles. Then we will drive to Eminönü to visit the aromatic Spice Bazaar, where the smells of cinnamon, cloves and thyme, rise from hundreds of colourful bags. Overnight Istanbul

Day 12: Istanbul

A visit to the Grand Covered Bazaar; which is the most attractive shopping center and the biggest (souk) in the world with nearly 4000 shops of antiques, jewellery, gold, carpets and leatherwear. Transfer back to your Hotel. Then we will have Bosphorus Cruise; through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments. Overnight in Istanbul

Day 13: Istanbul

Sadly your time with us has come to an end as you are transferred tot he airport in time for your departure flight.

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