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Itinerary 1

Day 01 : Istanbul
Arrive at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, meet our local representative which will transfer you direct to your hotel.

Day 02 : Istanbul - Canakkale
After Breakfast at Hotel we proceed to Canakkale by Coach and Ferry. Following a lunch break, we will cross the second strategic waterway, the Dardanelles, and land in Asia and Proceed to Troy. Referred to in Homer's "Illiad" and "Odyssey", Troy has in fact nine cities superimposed one upon another. Troy VI pertains to the famous Trojan War of Homer where the legendary heroes included Agamemnon, Achilles, Odysseus, and Nestor on the Greek Side and Priam, Hector and Paris on the Trojan side. We will check in to our hotel in Canakkale for dinner and overnight.

Day 03 : Canakkale - Kusadasi
Depart for Kusadasi, en route we will have lunch in Bergama before visiting Pergamon to see the Acropolis, the Temple of Trojan and the theater both overlooking to the plain of Bergama with a picture break for one of the Seven Churches of Revelation in downtown Bergama. then finally Ancient Medical Centerm Asclepion will be visited before driving to Izmir and overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 04 : Kusadasi - Pamukkale
Following breakfast we drive to Selcuk to visit the House of Virgin Mary on top of Mt.Coressos. Leaving there, our memorable visit to Ephesus will begin as well as viewing one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. The Temple of Artemis. (one of the Seven Wonders Antiquity) from a distance and the basilica of St. John, followed by lunch in the township of Selcuk. After lunch we will continue to Pamukkale. You will tour the Antique city of Hierapolis where Calcareous hot springs descending over cliffs have created fascinating travertines in the form of white terrace and basins. After a picture break, dinner and overnight in Pamukkale where you can enjoy hot-spring swimming pool at the hotel.

Day 05 : Pamukkale - Antalya
After breakfast we will drive to Antalya where is one of the Highlights of Turkey. We will visit Perge whose history dates back to 1000 B.C. Saint Paul and Saint Barnabas stayed and preached in the city during their journey through Asia Minor. Our tour of perge will include the Theatre, the Roman Stadium, The Hellenistic Gate, Baths, Basilica and Acropolis. We continue driving to Aspendos and the tour of the city will include the Gymnasium, the Ancient Baths, the Theatre, the Temple of Tyche, Agora, Basilicas, Baths the Aquaduct and the Museum. Then we will check in our hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 06 : Antalya - Cappadocia
Right after breakfast we will drive through an interesting landscape where peasants make their living. Konya was the center of the Selcuk Empire as well as the city of Mevlana and his Whirling Dervishes. After visiting the Mevlana Museumm we will see Karatay Museum where was the theology school of old times. Then we will continue to Cappadocia viewing the sultanhani Caravanserai en route. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 07 : Cappadocia
Today we will visit Goreme and the rock carved churches hollowed out of volcanic ash. Lunch will be served at local cave restaurant. Then we will proceed to Uchisar and Zelve valleys for memorable photo stop and we will go to World Famous wine fabrics of Cappadocia for tasting hundred kinds of wines. Visit Underground city of Kaymakli where early Christians lived secretly in order to survive and keep their faith. Dinner and overnight.

Day 08 : Cappadocia - Ankara
After breakfast we will continue to Hattusas and visit Lion's Gate, Underground Gate, Citadel, Great Temple, the Sanctuary of Yazilikaya. Lunch in town and continue to Ankara. Dinner and Overnight.

Day 09 : Ankara - Safranbolu
After breakfast we will first visit the Anatolian Civilizations Museum and Ataturk's Maoseleum. We will continue to Safranbolu and lunch will be served at local restaurant. Afterwards, proceed to the Carsi Meydani and Hidirlik HIll Dinner and Overnight.

Day 10 : Safranbolu - Istanbul
Following breakfast we proceed to Istanbul with our bus and lunch at on the Bolu Mountain. We will continue to istanbul for city tour including the Blue Mosque, famous for its blue tiles and unique with its six minarets built in the name of Sultan Ahmet I. Next we will have a look at the hippodrome of Constantinople where horse and Chariot races used to take place, then visit the Underground Cistern which is one of the greatest architectural marvels of all times. In the evening we will transferred to local Night Club for dinner and a live floor show will include Belly Dancing and Anatolian Folklore singers and dancers.

Day 11 : Istanbul
Our morning starts with a visit to the aromatic Spice Bazaar, where the smells of cinnamon, cloves and thyme, rise from hundreds of colourful muslin bags at every store-front. We then board our ferry boat for a relaxing cruise along the shores of the legendary Bosphorus, the natural gateway that divides Asia and Europe. As you sit back and enjoy Turkish coffee or well-brewed tea from traditional small cups, numerous summer Palaces and palatial homes will pass by on the either side. Disembarking at the northern end of the strait. We proceed to a restaurant for a tasty meal of local fish. Free in the afternoon. Overnight.

Day 12 : Istanbul - Departure
After breakfast free until transfer time. Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport for flight back to home.

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