Istanbul - 2 nights
Take a sunset Bosporus cruise and admire the vibrant nightspots
Touchdown at Istanbul over a 7 hour flight from New Delhi , one of the major city of Turkey with fascinating museums and mosques , vibrant culinary markets and sprawling night bazaars ! After you settle at your hotel , we set out in a private yacht journey down the Bosporus at sunset where you will explore the iconic waterway that divides Europe and Asia. Absorb the vibrant nightspots of Istanbul while sipping on a glass of Champagne.
Visit the key historic sites on a guided tour and visit the famous Spice bazaar
The following day we take you experience historic places starting with the Hippodrome Square bustling with pounding hooves and charioteers , Iconic Blue Mosque ,Byzantine mosaics and minarets of St Sophia , Topkapi Palace , Ottoman Mosque and you will stop at Dolmabahçe Palace for a guided tour and explore the alluring scents and colours of the Spice Bazaar.
Explore the city
Before you bid a goodbye to Instanbul, on your last day you could just stroll around and indulge in some local shopping in the first half followed by a domestic flight to Izmir is the second half.
Kusadasi - 2 nights
Drive from Izmir to Kusadasi beach resort town
Touchdown at Izmir followed by 1 hour 30 mins drive to Kusadasi a beach resort town in Turkey! After checking into your hotel , head out for a stroll to the seafront promenade, marina, and harbour lined with hotels and restaurants. Followed by a good night’s sleep at your hotel.
Day trip to ancient Greek city Ephesus and Turkish Carpet weaving centre
Next morning after a hearty breakfast you head out early in the morning for a day trip to Ephesus an ancient Greek city known for being one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world. You will visit the Temple of Artemis , famous Roman baths ,Grand Theatre, Celsus Library and the Virgin Mary statue. Post Lunch you will discover Turkey’s oldest arts at a carpet weaving centre.
Visit Sirince a charming Turkish mountain village and its vineyards to learn fruit wine making
We then take you to Sirinces a small Turkish village with houses on a slope with construction style that belongs to Anatolian Greeks and known for making best wines in Turkey specifically fruit wine. In this tour you will spend your second half of the day visiting the vineyards and learning how to make fruit wine with Turkish wine makersAfter a well spent day we return back to Kusudasi for a relaxed evening at your Hotel.
Pamukkale - 1 Night
Explore Hierapolis ancient city and take a dip in turquoise blue waters of the calcium terraces of Pammukale
Next morning you depart early for your next destination Pamukkale , the land of Thermal Pools over a 3 hour drive. After settling in at your hotel and quick lunch we will head for tour to ruins of Hierapolis ancient city located on hot springs followed by a visit to the natural phenomena of calcium terraces with turquoise blue water hot springs which leads to the name Pamukkale that means cotton castle. You can even take a dip or spend sometime lying in the water of the natural springs in this Spa Town. Later in the evening head back to your hotel to get a good night’s sleep at your hotel.
Antalya - 2 nights
Unwind by the turquoise blue waters of Antalya beach or visit the ancient ruins of Hadrian’s gate
Today you will embark your journey to the Turkish resort city with yacht filled harbour and stunning beaches over a 3 hour drive. The city is ruins from Roman era and is known for its stunning turquoise blue Mediterranean waters. After you are refreshed head out and explore the Old Town and its triumphal arc , The Hadrian’s gate or just unwind at the beach.
Spend a fun day at Water parks of Antalya
If you are traveling with kids , our Travel Engineers recommend heading to the Beach Park, which features Aqua Land (a waterslide-fanatic's dream) and Dolphin Land (home to dolphins, sea lions and white whales). Grab an early meal and refreshing sleep for the next day.
Take a day trip to the archaeological paradise , City of Perge
After a hearty breakfast you head out to explore the archaeological paradise over a day trip beginning with exploring the ancient Parnphylian city of Perge, where the majority of statues now in Antalya Museum were discovered. You will also learn about St. Paul’s missionary journey to this Hittite settlement that dates back to 1500 BC. You will get to see the elegant city gate, sure to impress any archaeology buffs with its two commanding towers, huge arcade, gymnasium, and public baths. Then, glimpse over the winding road, once decorated with mosaics and lined with vendors continuing to Aspendos and see one of Antalya’s most well maintained Roman theaters. Post this you will grab lunch at a restaurant along the river and continue to stunning Manavgat Waterfalls.
Finally after a well spent day head back to Antalya for a relaxing evening by the harbour.
Cappadocia - 2 Night
Relax and admire the Semi-Arid region of Cappadocia
After a hearty breakfast in the , you will head to your next destination Cappadocia over a 1 hour 25 mins flight ! Check in to your hotel and relax today absorbing the natural beauty of this semi-arid region.
Explore mysterious Cappadocia fromUchisar Castle to Goreme Open Air Museum and old cave houses of Cavusin
After a good night’s rest today you will spend the day exploring 10 million years old enchanting and mysterious destination starting with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia followed by Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses followed by a lunch break.
Take pottery workshop, go wine tasting , visit Dervent valley and admire the Fairy Chimneys
The second half of the day you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys. Later exploreDevrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia.
Take sunrise hot air balloon over fairy chimneys followed by Champange Breakfast
On your last day ,we will ensure your Turkey trip is complete by giving you a magical experience of a sunrise hot air balloon 1 hour ride gliding over the fairy chimneys and rock cut houses of Cappadocia, you will get privileged views of the unique landscape from the air as the sun rises over the valleys. A fancy champagne breakfast awaits upon landing. You could spend the rest of the day shopping authentic pottery and carpets before taking your flight back home !
That brings you to the end of a great Turkish escapade !