Departs Daily - 8 days/7 nights package. Includes accommodation with breakfast daily, transfers and sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary. Domestic flights from Istanbul to Kayseri and from Kayseri to Izmir are on request.
- Hotel room accommodation at suggested hotels or similar
- Meals per itinerary; (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
- Sightseeing: per itinerary
- Travel funds escrow protection program
- Domestic flights (air & land only)
- Personal expenses
- Optional tours
USA - Istanbul
Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Istanbul.
Istanbul - Arrival
You are greeted upon arrival in Istanbul and transferred to your hotel. Afternoon is free to begin exploring Istanbul.
Tour Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman sultans, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and Saint Sophia. Enjoy the 3,000 shops in the Covered Bazaar. Stay overnight in Istanbul. (B,L)
Half-day tour of Dolmabahce Palace or cruise on the Bosphorus, depending on weather conditions. In the evening, optional Turkish cuisine dinner with entertainment. (B)
Kayseri - Cappadocia
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Kayseri. Tour Goreme’s rock chapels decorated with 6th century frescoes, Zelve's cliff-side Byzantine monastic complex and Uchisar's natural citadel. Explore the eightstory underground city of Kaymakli, where Christians hid from persecutors. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B,L,D)
Cappadocia - Izmir
You will be transferred to Kayseri for a flight to Izmir via Istanbul. You will be met at Izmir airport and transferred to your hotel. (B)
Izmir - (Pamukkale)
Take an optional tour to Pamukkale’s white lime cascades or Pergamum’s Ancient Acropolis. (B)
Ephesus - Virgin Mary's House - Izmir
Explore the Greco-Roman and Christian ruins of Ephesus, then visit Virgin Mary's stone cottage.(B,L)
Izmir - Return
A Key Tours representative will escort you to the airport for your flight home. (B)