DAY 1: Arrive to Istanbul, meet and transfer to local airport for taking late Antalya flight. Meet with Guide and transfer to Hotel in Antalya. (ON).
DAY 2: ANTALYA PAMUKKALE: Early depart and visits in Antalya classicals Hadrian gate, old city marina, then depart to Perge and Aspendos sites and afternoon we depart to Pamukkale where we visit Hierapolis and Thermal pool. Have a tour of the spectacular natural site of Pamukkale. Its hot thermal springs of calcium spill over the plateau's edge creating dazzling white formations called Cotton Castles. Visit the ruins of Hierapolis which also was the home of Papias and Epicitus, early Christian writers and Philip the Evangelist. The Martyrium of St. Philip, an octagonal chamber has recently been discovered C/in to hotel ON in Pamukkale (B,D)
DAY 3: KUSADASI - EPHESUS (by Plane) - ANKARA (By Plane) : At 08:00 am depart from Pamukkale to Ephesus. Ephesus the city dedicated to Artemis, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor with its majestic theater, marble road, Temple of Artemis, the Church of the Virgin Mary or the Double Church, the library of Celsus, the stadium, the lecture hall. Then visit the Church of St. John and his Tomb in Selcuk before driving to the home of the Virgin Mary, who was brought to Ephesus by John, the beloved disciple of Jesus. The home of Virgin Mary on a hill top, where she lived out her days is now visited by over a hundred thousand pilgrims each year. The pilgrims drink the water of the sacred spring, meditate and pray for health at this ancient spot of worship. Both Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979 have celebrated mass here. Drive to the Izmir airport as taking our plane to 19:00pm Ankara route. Transfer to our hotel in Ankara overnight. (B,L)
DAY 4: ANKARA (1/2 day) HATTUSAS : Today we have 1/2 Day tour in Ankara as visits to famous Hittite Museum, Anatolian Civilisation Museum) citadel of Ankara, Mausoleum of Ataturk. After lunch drive to Corum way (230 km). Upon arrival dinner and overnight at the Hotel - Club Maviocak 3* in Sungurlu. (B,L)
DAY 5: HITTITIAN LANDS (HATTUSAS) Cappadocia: Touring in Hittite Lands (Yazilikaya-Alacahoyuk-Hattusas and drive to Cappadocia: After breakfast, Departure for Alacahoyuk. Arrive to Bogazkoy (Alacahoyuk 20 km) where visit to remrant, then drive to Yazilikaya Open Air Museum and Hattutas which city was the capital of Hittites from 1750 B.C. Visit the main capital, proceed to Yazilikaya to see the open sanctuary as the sun light comes on the bas-reliefs direct in the morning. We have Lunch at the area's traditional Turkish restaurant. In Hattusas will be seen and visit Lions Gate, Tunnel, Kings Gate, Citadel and Grand Temple. Lunch will be served in Bogazkale. We continue way to Cappadocia. Upon arrival (3 hrs drive time) we transfer you the hotel in Cappadocia. (B, L).
DAY 6: CAPPADOCIA HIGLIGHTS: After having breakfast visit to Goreme Valley and its rock churches and monasteries, decorated with colourful frescoes, Cavusin and Kaymakli Underground city follows Avanos Villages. Zelve, the ancient village and its 'Fairy Chimneys', we have overnight in Cappadocia. (B,L) ON
DAY 7: CAPPADOCIA (By Plane) - ISTANBUL: Breakfast and visits to Pigeon Valley and Uchisar Castle then continue to Cavusin, and Pasabag and A wine cellar shop visits in Urgup. Transfer to Kayseri Or Nevsehir airport way back to Istanbul. Arrive istanbul and transfer to hotel (B,L) ON
DAY 8: ISTANBUL HOME: Breakfast and transfer to Hippodrome: The former centre of sportive and political activities of Constantinople. During the visit you will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Wilhelm II. St. Sophia: The magnificent Byzantine Church of all times, one of the finest and largest architectural works of art in the world. Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from the 17th century, famous for its blue tiles and 6 minarets. Afternoon visits to famous Topkapi Palace: The former imperial residence from where the great Ottoman Empire was once ruled. Today a spectacular museum that has one of the largest collection of Chinese and Japanese porcelain and the very famous treasury of the Royal Family. Follows a visit to Grand Covered Bazaar. Transfer to airport way to home. End of tour. (B,L)