​The Best of Istanbul and Ephesus

from $688
Duration:
5 Days / 4 Nights
Type:
Group Tour
Run:
Everyday
Enjoy The Best Of Istanbul and Ephesus Tours and visit fascinating sights Gallipoli Blue Mosque, the AyaSofyaTopkapi PalaceGrand BazzarThe House of the Virgin Mary,Sea of Marmara and the Prince’s Islands.
Included:
  • Meet and greet service by our English speaking driver at airport
  •  All transfers by an air-conditioned coach
  •  Accommodation for 4 nights in Istanbul based on Bed & Breakfast
  • Domestic Flight (Istanbul/Izmir/Istanbul)
  •  All sightseeing tours as mentioned above Sharing Group 
  •  Entrance fees to all sites as indicated on the itinerary
  •  English-speaking tour guide during the tour
  •  Meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
  •  All service charges and taxes
 
Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Turkey entry visa.
  • Any optional tours.
  • Personal Spendings.
  • Tipping.
 
Itinerary:
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Day1: Arrival Istanbul

Welcome to Istanbul where you will start your Istanbul and Ephesus Tours by met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is yours free to explore. Overnight Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast, we will start our full day of the city with the Hagia Sophia. Originally built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans in the 15th century. The Blue Mosque, another of the world's most important religious buildings, unique for it's 6 minarets and it's celestial interior decorated with the famous blue Iznik tiles. The Hippodrome, scene of chariot races. The Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultan's from the 15th to the 19th century. With its impressive treasury, exquisite harem, attractive courtyards and pavilions housing huge collections of antiquities, last stop at the Grand Bazaar. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3:Full Day Bosphorus

After breakfast. We begin in the Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful and bustling attractions. Next, we take an unforgettable Cruise along the Bosphorus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. In the afternoon, by driving across the first Bosphorus Bridge and head for the summit of Camlica Hill, which affords panoramic views of Istanbul, the Sea of Marmara and the Prince’s Islands. From here a short brings us to the Beylerbeyi Palace on the shore of the Bosphorus. Perhaps the most elegant of the late Ottoman palaces, Beylerbeyi boasts six sumptuously furnished reception halls. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Istanbul-Izmir (Ephesus)-Istanbul by Flight

Depart early morning from your hotel for Istanbul airport to take your flight to Izmir. Upon arrival your guide will meet you and transfer you by A/C, non smoking vehicle to Ephesus. Here you will visit the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. There were previous temples on this site, where evidence of a sanctuary dates back as early as the Bronz Age. We then proceed to the Ancient City of Ephesus where you will explore some of the best preserved theatres, fountains and buildings in the world. Ephesus was one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. In the Roman period, it was for many years the second largest city of the Roman Empire, ranking behind Rome. A definite must while in Turkey. Not to be forgotten is the House of the Virgin Mary on top of Bulbul Mountain, a pilgrimage site for many people of all denominations. According to belief Mary may have spent her last days here. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John, who spent several years here spreading the Christian faith. Lunch is included. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul and transferred to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Istanbul - Fly Back Home

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. You will have free time until transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation :
Nidya Galata Port Hotel
Price Per Person
$ 688 Double Enquire Now
$ 870 Solo Enquire Now
  • Prices
    Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge.Current prices valid through March 31.2017 excluding Christmas Holidays.

  • Children Policy
    0 - 02.99 Free of Charge , pay only for domestic flights if exist
    3 - 10.99 get 20% off from adult tour price
    from 11 is considering as adult

  • Payment
    Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces. Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50% forming part of your final payment.

  • Turkey Entry Visa
    You can easily apply for a tourist visa in just a few steps at www.evisa.gov.tr and you can obtain an electronic visa (e-Viza) via online application provided that you have a minimum 6- months- valid passport by the date of application. You can explore Turkey and its wealth of culture, history and scenic beauty unless your visit exceeds 90 days.

  • Tipping
    It is a customary attitude for expressing ones satisfaction of good services rendered to him by staff on duty with him. We advise if you are willing to offer it, this would be great and if not, you are not obliged to do it.
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