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Itinerary

10

days
London, Istanbul, Cappadocia, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Istanbul

Day 1: Arrive in London
Day 2: Half Day Tour of London with St Paul's Cathedral and Guard Change
Day 3: Free Day in London
Day 4: Flight to Istanbul
Day 5: Full Day Istanbul Old City
Day 6: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise & Flight to Cappadocia
Day 7: Full Day Cappadocia
Day 8: Flight to Izmir
Day 9: Full Day Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary
Day 10: Flight to Istanbul & Departure

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Day

1

Arrive in London

Arrive London, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Time at leisure. Overnight in London.

* No meals included.
** We will provide the arrival transfer according to your flight details.

Day

2

Half Day Tour of London with St Paul's Cathedral and Guard Change

Comprehensive Panoramic Tour
Enjoy a whistle stop tour of London's famous monuments and marvel at the history of London's modern masterpieces from the comfort of your seat. Have your cameras ready for the spectacular Westminster Abbey and many other landmarks.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Towering high over the City of London, magnificent St Paul's Cathedral is widely considered to be Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Enter the Quire and marvel at the beautiful mosaics inside. (On Sundays due to church services, there is no guiding inside the cathedral).
Buckingham Palace and Changing of the Guard
As iconic an image of London as red telephone boxes and double-decker buses, the Changing of the Guard is a not-to-be-missed royal feast of bearskin hats and red tunics. (We will visit Horseguards Parade when the ceremony is not available.)
We will visit Horseguards Parade when the ceremony is not available.
Free afternoon at leisure. Overnight in London.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

3

Free Day in London

All day free to discover and enjoy the city. Overnight in London.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

4

Flight to Istanbul

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport to take the flight to Istanbul.
Arrive in Istanbul, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.


* Breakfast is included.

Day

5

Full Day Istanbul Old City

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and join group.
First visit is to Hagia Sophia, a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque and now a museum.
Continue the tour with Sultan Ahmet Mosque (Blue Mosque), the culmination of two centuries of both Ottoman mosque and Byzantine church development.
Visit Hippodrome of Constantinople, once the sporting and social center of Constantinople.
Then, have some free time in Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the World.
After lunch, visit Topkapi Palace, the official and primary residence in the city of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years.
Finally, visit Rustem Pasha Mosque, which is famous for its large quantities of exquisite Iznik tiles. Drive back to the hotel.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

6

Spice Market & Bosphorus Cruise & Flight to Cappadocia

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and join group.
Before embarkation on the boat, visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar), the second largest covered shopping complex after the Grand Bazaar. Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar have a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East.
Then, embark on a ferryboat for an excursion on the Bosphorus. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, citadels, centuries-old mansions and old and new faces of Istanbul on the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. After the tour, return to your hotel.
Transfer to airport and take the flight to Cappadocia.
Arrive Cappadocia, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

7

Full Day Cappadocia Tour

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and visit Devrent Valley, Monks Valley (Pasabagi), see some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and even triple rock caps. Proceed to Avanos, well-known pottery town of Anatolia.
After lunch, continue on to the Goreme Open-Air Museum. It contains the finest of the rock-cut churches, with beautiful frescoes (wall paintings) whose colors still retain all their original freshness.
Finally visit Uchisar Town which is famous with its huge rock-cut castle and wonderful view of Pigeons Valley.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

8

Flight to Izmir & Transfer to Kusadasi

Transfer to airport and take the flight to Izmir.
Arrive Izmir, meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Time at leisure. Stay overnight in Kusadasi.

* Breakfast is included.

Day

9

Full Day Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary

Pick up from your hotel.
Visit the House of Virgin Mary, Ephesus Antique City and the Artemis Temple; one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Lunch is included as well.
After the tour transfer back to hotel.
Time at leisure. Overnight in Kusadasi.

* Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day

10

Flight to Istanbul & Departure

Transfer to Izmir Airport and fly back to Istanbul.
Arrive Istanbul Airport. End of our services.

* Breakfast is included.

Services

Included

  • All transfers and accommodations (with daily breakfast) as per itinerary.
  • Half day tour of London with St Paul's Cathedral and guard change including transportation, entrance fees and professional guidance in English.
  • Sightseeing tours in Turkey, including professional English speaking guide, entrance fees and transportation in air conditioned vehicles.
  • Meal plan as stated in the itinerary.
  • International flight tickets from London to Athens.
  • Domestic flight tickets; Istanbul-Cappadocia, Cappadocia-Izmir, Izmir-Istanbul.
  • Local taxes.

Excluded

  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
  • Entry Visa (if needed).
  • International flight tickets (except London-Istanbul)

Dates

Available all year round.

Pricing

Pricing will be calculated according to your travel dates, number of participants and category of accommodations you would like to stay in. As soon as we receive your request, we will start working on details and then e-mail to you our proposal including itinerary, price and accommodations of the package with their websites for your convenience. If you have a certain budget, you can also tell us the approximate amount you would like to spend on this itinerary and then we will prepare the details considering your budget.

Notes

* The Guard Change may not be operational in bad weather conditions. On these occasions we will visit the Horse Guards for a photo stop instead.
** Hagia Sophia is closed on Monday. Chora Church will be visited instead.
*** Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.
**** Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday.
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