STEPS OF PAUL (TURKEY & GREECE)
BEST TURKEY TRAVEL
İstanbul, İzmir, Cappadocia, Athens
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Askoc Hotel or similar in Istanbul.
Day 2: Today, we will start exploring Istanbul. We will visit Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Place and Hagia Sophia. Afternoon, we will have a boat ride on Bosporus to and view palaces, mansions and houses. Dinner and overnight in Askoc Hotel or similar in Istanbul.
Day 3: Transfer to the airport to take a short flight to Cappadocia. Arrival in Cappadocia and meeting at the airport. Tour of Cappadocia including Goreme fairy chimneys, Guvercinlik, Cavusin, Kaymaklı undergroun city. Dinner and overnight in Burcu Kaya Hotel or similar in Cappadocia.
Day 4: Morning optional balloon ride. Later morning, we will continue our tour in Cappadocia visiting Goreme Open Air Museum, Love Valley and Cavusin. Late afternoon, we will have an optional jeep safari ride. Dinner and overnight in Burcu Kaya Hotel or similar in Cappadocia.
Day 5: Transfer to the airport to take our short flight to Izmir. Upon arrival in Izmir, we will be transferred to Ephesus are to visit Ephesus and Mary’s House. Later, we will check-in to our hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Palm Hotel or similar in Kusadasi.
Day 6: Morning drive to Pamukkale. As we will arrive in Pamukkale, we will start exploring the national park and the ruins of Hieropolis. We will have free time to walk in the travertines as well as exploring and swimming in the Cleopatra pool. Afternoon, we will return to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Palm Hotel or similar in Kusadasi.
Day 7: Morning transfer to the airport to take our short flight to Istanbul. As we will arrive in Istanbul airport, we will be transferred to the historical area. We will have free time in Grand Bazaar and Spice Market to take our last souvenirs or taking our last photos. Dinner and overnight in Askoc Hotel or similar in Istanbul.
Day 8: Morning departure from hotel for tour of Corinth. En route, we will make a rest stop at Corinth Canal. Upon arrival in Corinth, we will visit the ancient site and the museum. Our highlights will be the Temple of Apollo and the Bema where Paul was trialed. Afterwards, we will be heading back to Athens with an optional lunch at Corinth Canal. Dinner and overnight at Hotel Titania in Athens.
Day 9: Transfer to airport for flight back home.OUR RATES INCLUDE:
- HB accommodation for 3 nights at hotels mentioned including breakfast and dinner and city tax
- All transfer and tours by private a/c van
- All entry fees to sites
- Economy class flight ticket from Istanbul to Cappadocia, Cappadocia to Istanbul
- Accompany of licensed, English speaking professional guide
- Our special assistance