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Ottoman Heritage

                                               (Sample tour)

Day 1 – Istanbul
Arrival at Istanbul international Airport.
Check-in at selected hotel in Istanbul.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 – Istanbul
Scenic tour of Istanbul.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Sultanahmet Meydanı square ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople site.
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the Blue Mosque) for its blue tiles interior walls.
The Topkapı Palace primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for 400 years.
The Palace of Ibrahim Pasha, housing the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.
The Hagia Sophia former Orthodox basilica, later a mosque, now a museum.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 – Istanbul
Scenic tour of Istanbul.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Dolmabahçe Palace main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire.
Taksim Square, major shopping, tourist and leisure district.
Istanbul downtown.
The Basilica Cistern the largest cistern in Istanbul.
The Church of the Holy Savior in Chora with its fine mosaics and frescoes.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 – Istanbul – Çanakkale
Transfer to Çanakkale.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Gallipoli peninsula between the Aegean Sea and the Dardanelles straits.
The Kabatepe War Museum and information centre in Gallipoli.
The Dardanelles strait connecting the Aegean Sea to the Sea of Marmara.
Check-in at selected hotel in Çanakkale.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Çanakkale.
Overnight in Çanakkale.

Day 5 – Çanakkale – Kusadasi
Transfer to Kusadasi.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Troia archaeological site in the province of Çanakkale.
The Mount Ida (Kaz Dağı), southeast of the ruins of Troy.
The archeological site of Pergamon ancient Greek city in modern-day Turkey.
The archaeological museum in Bergama.
The ancient medical complex, dedicated to Aesculapius the god of Health.
Check-in at selected hotel in Kusadasi.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Kusadasi.
Overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 6 – Kusadasi – Pamukkale
Transfer to Pamukkale.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The archeological site of Ephesus.
The theatre.
The Library of Celsius, originally built c. 125 AD.
The House of the Virgin Mary, the last home of Mary, mother of Jesus
The marble paved city centre.
The Ephesus Archaeological Museum.
Check-in at selected hotel in Pamukkale.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Pamukkale.
Overnight in Pamukkale.

Day 7 – Pamukkale – Antalya
Transfer to Antalya
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Pamukkale, meaning "cotton castle" natural terraces of carbonate minerals.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hierapolis hot springs.
The necropolis of Hierapolis, one of the best preserved in Turkey.
The remains of the Hellenistic and Roman city of Aphrodisias.
The Agora.
The Greek style theatre.
The Odeon.
The Stadium.
The Taurus Mountains complex.
Check-in at selected hotel in Antalya
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Antalya.
Overnight in Antalya.

Day 8 – Antalya
Tour of the Pamphylia region.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The large site of ancient ruins of Pergé.
The archeological site of the ancient city of Aspendos with its roman theater.
The Antalya Archeological Museum.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Antalya.
Overnight in Antalya.

Day 9 – Antalya – Cappadocia
Transfer to the Cappadocia region.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The interlinking historical network known as the Silk Road or Silk Route.
The historic Caravanserai of Seldjkide.
Check-in at selected hotel in the Cappadocia region.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Overnight in the Cappadocia region.

Day 10 – Cappadocia
Day of excursion in the Cappadocia region.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The UNESCO World Heritage Göreme National Park.
The Azize Barbara Kilisesi, (or the Church of Saint Barbara).
The Yılanlı Kilise (the Snake Church).
The Çarıklı Kilise (the Church with Sandals).
The Tokalı Kilise (or the Church of the Buckle).
The Elmalı Kilise (or the Apple Church).
The Avcilar valley.
The Pasabag valley (Valley of the Monks).
The natural fortress of Uçhisar, pierced with man-made dwellings.
The town of Ortahisar.
The Kaymaklı Underground City.
The pottery making and carpet weaving town of Avanos.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Overnight in la Cappadocia.

Day 11 – Cappadocia – Ankara
Transfer to Ankara.
Glimpses & sightseeing of:
The Red Valley with its hidden rock-cut churches.
Rock formations in variety colors.
A hand made Turkish carpets and rugs workshop.
The Salt Lake coast.
Check-in at selected hotel in Ankara.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Nightlife enjoyment in Ankara.
Overnight in Ankara.

Day 12 – Ankara –Istanbul
Transfer to Istanbul.
Rest of the day at leisure for relaxing and / or personal discovering.
Recommended activities& sightseeing of:
The Grand Bazaar is among the world's oldest and largest covered markets.
The Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre.
The Gülhane Park "Rosehouse Park" a historical urban park of Istanbul.
The Museum of The History of Science and Technology in Islam.
Check-in at selected hotel in Istanbul.
Nightlife enjoyment in Istanbul.
Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 13 – Istanbul
Transfer to Istanbul international airport.
Flight back home.