Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is bordered by the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia
Istanbul is a major city in Turkey that straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait. Its Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries the site of chariot races, and Egyptian obelisks also remain. The iconic Byzantine Hagia Sophia features a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics.
Arrival Istanbul... Meet with the driver and transfer to the hotel (early check in subject to availability)
At around 1300h meet with the guide for half day. Boat Trip on The Bosphorus and amazing cruise between the two continents Europe and Asia. The Rumeli Fortress (from the sea, no interior visit)
Cable Car and Pierre Loti Hill was named after the Famous French writer you will enjoy magnificent scenery of Golden Horn and the city. Overnight at hotel
Breakfast at hotel. At around 0800h meet with the guide.
Hippodrome, The scene of ancient chariot races, the ancient Hippodrome, with its four monuments; the GERMAN Fountain of Wilhelm II, the Obelisk of Thedosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque Across from St. Sophia built in the 17th century by the architect Mehmet, this is known as the Blue osque because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.
St. Sophia (closed on Mondyas) This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great, in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.
Grand Covered Bazaar (closed on Sundyas) In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4000 shops with each trade having its own area; the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brasware and trays, water ewers, onyxware and meerschaum pipers.
After breakfast at hotel transfer to Ataturk Apt. on arrival transfer to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast full day tour to Ephesus, Tour start with Isa Bey Mosque that is one of the finest example of Selcuk Architecture, We will continue Ephesus ancient, to explore one of the largest remains of world heritage. Your guide will tell you all the details of it ‘s unique history of the monuments of Ephesus. Upper agora the odeon, temples, marble walk ways pillars will take you to the ancient social life. At end the Great Theater where St. Paul preached you will have free time for picture meeting point is the lower gate. Lunch will be Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon we are going to visit the carpet cooperative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she spent recent years of her life in the late afternoon will also visit the Temple Of Artemis (Diana),on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Izmir airport. Fly back home via Istanbul