Formalities For Private Yacht Owners: Yachts require a Transit Log and may remain in Turkish waters for up to two years maintenance or for wintering. There are certain ports licensed by the Ministry of Tourist the storage of yachts for a period of two to five years. For further information and regulations contact the marina concerned. Upon arriving in Turkish waters, yachts should immediately go for control of the ship to the nearest port of entry which are as follows: İskenderun, Botaş (Adana), Mersin, Taşucu, Anamur, Alanya, Antalya, Kemer, Finike, Kaş, Fethiye, Marmaris, Datça, Bodrum, Güllük Didim, Kuşadası, Çeşme, İzmir, Dikili, Ayvalık, Akçay, Çanakkale, Bandırma, Tekirdağ, İstanbul, Zonguldak, Sinop, Samsun, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, Rize, Hopa.
Cappadocia - Ephesus Istanbul Tour (7 Days - 6 Nights)
DAY1: Arrive to Cappadocia: Meet at Kayseri (ASR) Airport at 8:00pm, get our bus and transfer to hotel (75km) where have dinner and overnight at the hotel in Cappadocia. (D)
DAY 2: Full day tour in Cappadoci:a Picked up from hotel at 08:00 AM. The tour begins visits to Goreme open air museum where visits 5 Churches, then continue to Pigeon valley, Uchisar Castle. After lunch head to Cavusin where visit a broken Church, then Avanos (famous its mude potterymakers designs) follows visits in Love Valleys a mini walking tour and Pasabag Columned Fairy Chimneys near Zelve . Finally drive and visit to the Underground City of Kaymakli in Cappadocia. After visits At 6:00pm Transfer back to our hotel. Dinner and ON. (B,L,D)
DAY 3: After breakfast Drive to Konya direction. On our way We visit to famous Ihlara Valley where we have a Stream side Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon drive along the Silk Road and visit a well-preserved caravansaray which is called Sultanhani on the way. Arrive to Konya where we have visits to Mevlana Mouseloum and Theological School, than our hotel in Konya, Dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: Drive from Konya - Pamukkale: Konya (the capital of Seljuk Turks in 13th. Century) after breakfast depart to Pamukkale (6 hours drive). Arrival to Pamukkale and we have visits to Hierapolis, Cotton Castle, (the ancient city of Hierapolis and Roman Theatre, the largest Necropolis of Asia Minor) and swimming at the thermal pools. Overnight at the hotel. (B.L.D.) Mini walking time on white hot waters of Travertennes. Arrive and C/ in to hotel in Pamukkale. Overnight at the hotel. (B,L,D)
DAY 5: Ephesus - Kusadasi: evening plane to Istanbul: After early breakfast: Leave from Hotel and Pamukkale After 3 hrs drive time we arrive to Ephesus and Visit to the old city of Ephesus, Marble Street - Odeon - Bouleterion - Temple of Hadrian and Serapis - Agora - Library of Celsus - Great Theatre - Double Church - Arcadian Way - Gate of Magnesia. Visit the Odeon, the Marble Street where St. Paul walked and held daily discussions here. The Temple of Diana, the Seven Wonders of the World, the Celcius Library, the Temple of Hadrian and the Theatre, followed by We have depart to Izmir airport (70km) for our evening at21:00pm flight back to Istanbul. Arrival to Istanbul Apr meet our bus and transfer to hotel in Old city. Dinner at our hotel (B,L,D)
DAY 6: Fullday Istanbul tours: After breakfast Drive and visit to old city area as Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obeliks of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column , the Column of Constantine and German Fountain of Wilhelm II. Follows visit to Blue Mosque and after we enter to Hagia Sophia Museum. After lunch visit toGrand Covered Bazaar inside thousands places, shopping/Leathers/Spices/Ceramics etc . Transfer to Hotel ON (B,L,D)
DAY 7: Our final breakfast at hotel and drive to visit Topkapi Palace with, Serail Kitchen, costumes and jewelry parts. Departs for visit to magnificent Suleymaniye Mosque and tours around Golden horn, surrounding Byzantine times City Walls passing at Halic way. Take Ataturk Bridge up to Taksim- Beyoglu walking tours and. After lunch and visiting Spice Bazaar. Get our private boat; Bosphorus on Boat: A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating we have a lovely cruise route Bosphorus on Boat - cruise through the waterway separating the two continents, magic Asia and Europe. At 6.00pm we have Transfer to airport for our flight at 8:40pm to our Home way. End of tour and our services. (B,L)
Tour Dates: Tour depart and can be organise private or regular base any date years around.
Accommodation in 4 stars hotels- a professional licenced Guide - Mentioned meals above in the tour program - A comfortable Bus, car or minivan - All entrance fees where necessary.
Local flight tickets from Istanbul to Cappadocia and Izmir to Istanbul - Drinks on the meals - Self expences in Hotel rooms (Minibar- Laundry-Telephone etc) - Tips to Guide and Driver.
Low Season: November - March
Summer Season: April to October
4 - 6 Pax
8 - 12 Pax
14 - 16 Pax
18 - 22 Pax
24 - 30 Pax
32 - 35 pax
36 - 42 Pax
Reservation must be made minimum 45 days in advance.
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