PERFECT ELEVEN DAYS

DAY 1

Arrive in Istanbul and receive VIP greeting service through passport formalities, luggage pick up and customs. Private escorted transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul

DAY 2

Explore the historical highlights; Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque with its exquisite blue tiles, the world famous Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar; one of the largest and oldest covered markets of the world. Overnight in Istanbul  

DAY 3

Begin your day of excitement by visiting Istanbul Modern Museum of Art. Then, enjoy a two-hour Bosphorus cruise with a private yacht, through the majestic skyline of Istanbul. Your private yacht will cruise along European and Asian shores of Istanbul to witness the harmony of Ottoman and modern architecture. In the afternoon, promenade through the upscale district of Nisantasi, with no doubt the most important shopping and fashion center of Istanbul, boasting elegant boutiques and cafes. Continue to Pera & Istiklal Avenue, the heart of Istanbul to feel the cosmopolitan energy of the city at its peak. Overnight in Istanbul

DAY 4

Take a morning flight to Kayseri and drive up to the land of wonders, Cappadocia. The region’s unique landscape of multicolored pinnacles and lunar rock formations known as “Fairy Chimneys” with hidden underground Byzantine churches, monasteries and entire subterranean cave towns. Overnight in Cappadocia

DAY 5

In early morning, enjoy hot-air balloon excursion gently drifting over the fairy chimneys, pigeon houses, orchards and vineyards. Afterwards, explore the fascinating Kaymakli underground city and rock carved churches of GoremeOvernight in Cappadocia

DAY 6

Fly to Izmir, the beautiful grand port city of Turkey lives by its seafront kordon (promenade), developing a reputation for its cultural and civic foresight. We will visit a local vineyard and winery.  Followed by enjoying a country lunch and the region’s famous olive oil. Overnight in Izmir

DAY 7

Explore the archaeological site of ancient Ephesus, dating back to the 11th century B.C., excavated and restored as one of the world’s most fascinating sites of antiquity. Followed by visiting the House of Virgin Mary. After the tour drive to Bodrum. With its world famous marinas, topnotch restaurants, nightclubs, luxury resorts with private wooden jetties and high-end people all around the world the feel of the peninsula is French Riviera with an exotic twist. Overnight in Bodrum

DAY 8

Day at leisure. Overnight in Bodrum

DAY 9

Day at leisure. Overnight in Bodrum

DAY 10

Afternoon flight to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul

DEPARTURE DAY

Private escorted transfer to the airport.