Featuring some of each destination’s must-see highlights, this trip is ready to book with the itinerary and services indicated. Please see full details below.
|Destinations:||Istanbul – Ephesus – Bodrum|
|Duration:||7 days / 6 nights (Customizable)|
|Departures:||Every day, all year around|
|Priced From:||Starting from € Euro per person, land only.|
|Includes:||All accommodation at a choice of 4-5 star or boutique hotels, sightseeing tours, guidance, entrances, land transport, indicated meals & taxes.|
Day 1 – Arrive Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 2 – Old City Tour. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 3 – Bosphorus Tour. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 4 – Fly to Izmir. Ephesus Tour. Overnight Bodrum.
Day 5 – Relax in Bodrum. Overnight Bodrum.
Day 6 – Relax in Bodrum. Overnight Bodrum.
Day 7 – Transfer to Bodrum Airport. End of Service. (Fly to Istanbul or onward extension on request).
All Istanbul Bodrum tours depart daily and are customizable – Or use our suggested itinerary below:
Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Full Day Old City Tour:
Begin your trip with a visit to Topkapi Palace, famous for its imperial treasury and aesthetic design. Close by we visit the Hagia Sophia, famed for its great dome, magnificent dome and architecture. Next enter the Blue Mosque to experience striking blue of the Iznik tiling contained within. Strolling back via the ancient Roman Hippodrome with Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column, there’s time for an orientation of the maze of alleyways which introduce the Grand Covered Bazaar. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Half Day Bosphorus Tour:
Today begins with a visit to the livelyEgyptian Spice Market near the water – a colorful bazaar heaped with various sweets and spices. From here we proceed to the hidden Rustem Pasha Mosque, displaying beautiful tilework, before embarking on a Bosphorus Cruise (by public ferry or Zoe Yacht) up the straits dividing Europe and Asia – here you will glide by Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Ottoman mansions and mosques, hilltop fortresses and the Bosphorus Bridge. Drop off and Afternoon at your leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.
Upgrade to a private Bosphorus Cruise by ZOE Yacht. Teamed with Byzas Tours, a private cruise on Zoe Yacht offers the opportunity to enjoy the best possible Bosphorus experience with Comfort, Unique Views & a Relaxing Environment as key for you and your companion/s only. Highly recommended.
Istanbul-Bodrum (B, L)
Full Day Ephesus Tour:
Morning transfer to Istanbul airport. Flight from Istanbul to Izmir Airport. Upon arrival, visit the the Virgin Mary’ House , said to be her last resting place. Then visit Ancient Ephesus, where you will see the Library of Celsus, Agora, Odeon, Trajan Fountain, Domitianus Temple, Theater and Roman Latrines. After lunch, visit the Isabey Mosque and the Temple of Artemis. Finally its time to journey on to the Bodrum Peninsula. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Bodrum.
Free Day Bodrum:
Free day at your leisure in Bodrum. The Bodrum Peninsula is dotted with quiet Aegean whitewashed fishing villages as well as luxury coastal resorts. This scenic region boasts plenty of rolling hills, exotic flowers, dazzling white sandy beaches and turquoise waters for a relaxing break. Overnight in Bodrum.
Bodrum – Free Day
Free day at your leisure at your leisure in Bodrum. (Today you could enjoy a relaxing cruise along the idyllic bays and small coves of the coast in a traditional boat for the day, for swimming, snorkeling or sunbathing opportunities, or tour Bodrum town). Overnight in Bodrum.
Transfer from the hotel to Bodrum airport. Fly back to Istanbul, or onward extension.
Trip Extensions: You can easily extend this trip to add 1-2 days extra in Istanbul, Ephesus or Bodum – just let us know.
Great Choice of Hotels
When you email us to receive a trip quote, you’ll receive a suggested travel program with a choice of 3 hotels from our selection of 4-5 star, stylish boutique, special class or luxury hotels. All our tour packages are complemented with conveniently-located and established properties or the best available for rural regions. So rest assured that you will be able to retire in comfort each evening, and within easy reach of the center for exploring.
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|Package Price – Departs Daily
|Starting from € Euro per person, land only.||Get A Quote|
Prices based on double/twin-room occupancy at selected properties.
Subject to selected dates, availability at time of booking and advance booking.
If travelling with any children under 12 years, please email us
with their date of birth to determine their age at time of travel.
Departure dates guaranteed every day all year around for this tour.
We are happy to make some minor changes provided those are compatible and acceptable with the smooth operation of the tour packages offered.
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