Marmaris Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 685

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul and the start of your exclusive journey. You will be met upon arrival at the airport by one of our friendly representatives and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore.

Day 2: Istanbul

Enjoy a tour of the Old City from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Visit the stunning Blue Mosque famed for it’s blue Iznik tiles, Roman Hippodrome once used for Chariot races, Hagia Sofia - constructed as a Basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian and Topkapi Palace. Later, we venture into the vast and bustling Grand Bazaar, with over 6000 shops you'll have plenty of time to barter for a bargain.

Day 3: Istanbul

Today is at your leisure to explore the city independently.

Day 4: Istanbul - Cappadocia

After Breakfast you will be collected from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia where the rest of the day is at your leisure.

Day 5: Cappadocia

Today we tour the stunning Cappadocia region - one of Turkey’s most extraordinary national treasures. The utter improbability of the seemingly surreal landscapes have to be seen to be believed, visit the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys, then 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 - Pamukkale

After breakfast take to the skies with a flight from Cappadocia to Pamukkale via Istanbul. You will be transferred to your hotel on arrival with the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 7: Pamukkale - Bodrum

Pamukkale - home of the famous gleaming white calcium terraced pools, known locally as the Cotton Castles, they are a natural phenomena and gift of Mother Nature. Pamukkale was formed when warm, calcium rich mineral water cascaded over the cliff edge, cooling and depositing in the process. 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. This afternoon drive to Bodrum.

Day 8: Bodrum

Today is at your leisure to explore this picturesque town.

Day 9: Bodrum - Marmaris

After an early start to the morning you are driven to Marmaris where you will board your Turkey Gullet Cruise for the day. After your gullet trip you will be transferred to your hotel in Marmaris.

Day 10: Marmaris

Sadly your tour comes to an end with us today, we will transfer you to the port in time for your onward ferry to Rhodes.

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