Istanbul to Bodrum Tours  7 Days / 6 Nights

Brief Itinerary:
Day 01
- Arrive Istanbul.
Day 02
- Old City Tour.
Day 03
- Bosphorus Cruise.
Day 04
- Ephesus Tour.
Day 05
- Relax in Bodrum.
Day 06
- Relax in Bodrum.
Day 07
- Fly Istanbul. Depart.


Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1 - Istanbul
Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul (B, L)
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.
 
Day 3 – Istanbul (B)
Half Day Bosphorus Tour:

Today begins with a visit to the lively Egyptian 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.
 

Day 4 - 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 beautiful exhibits from the city at the Archaeology Museum. Finally its time to journey on to the Bodrum Peninsula. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Bodrum.

Day 5 - Bodrum (B)
Free Day Bodrum:

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.

Day 6 - Bodrum  (B)
Bodrum - Free Day

Day 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.

Day 7 – Istanbul (B)
Transfer from the hotel to Bodrum airport. Flight from Bodrum to Istanbul. Departure from Istanbul.



Schedule:
Departure dates guaranteed every day all year around for this tour.

Package Prices:
Please ask for your best prices

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.


What's Included:
*  All nights B&B at a choice of selected 3/4/5 star or boutique hotels.
* All sightseeing tours of the places mentioned in the program.
* All tours with professional licensed English-speaking guidance.
*  All transport with new air-conditioned deluxe vehicles.
*  All meals where shown in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner).
* All airport transfers throughout the trip.
*  All parking fees, ferry, tolls and petrol.
*All entrance fees.
*  All taxes


Not Included:
*  International airfare to Turkey.
*  Domestic flight tickets (will be quoted separately). Domestic flights are operated by Turkish Air, Atlasjet, SunExpress, OnurAir, PegasusAir, AnadoluJet and SkyAirlines.

*Drinks, travel insurance, visas, personal expenses, porters, optional tips