Turkey 2019 – Pre-Designed Journey
Travel Experience by private car with guide
ISTANBUL • CAPPADOCIA • IZMIR • EPHESUS • BODRUM
8 DAYS | PRICES FROM: $5,790 | BEGIN: Istanbul END: Istanbul
This itinerary can be modified based on your specific interests, preferred travel dates and budget.
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This Pre-Designed Private Travel Experience includes deluxe accommodations, meals as indicated, expert local guides, entrance fees, all transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car. Package price is per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Intra-tour air is subject to change. International air fare is additional.
Lakani Signature Experiences included:
- Visit to Topkapi Palace with Harem and Treasury
- Embark on a private boat cruise on the waters of the Bosphorus
- Take in the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul
- Visit the workshop of a noted pottery artist
- Walk the Marble Road in Ephesus
- See the Crusader Castle of St. Peter in Bodrum on the Aegean Coast
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Tour Price includes:
- Accommodations as shown
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- All transfers and sightseeing excursions by private car and driver
- Your own personal expert local guides
DAYS 1 – 3 • Istanbul, TURKEY---Four Seasons Bosphorus HotelOn arrival in Istanbul you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Visit the famed Hippodrome Square, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, and the Basilica of Saint Sophia. Visit the most prestigious edifice Dolmabahce Palace which is the nation’s special pride. Enjoy a private boat cruising on the waters of the Bosphorus. Take in the Grand Bazaar where you will have an opportunity to shop. Meals: B
DAY 4 - 5 • Istanbul / Kayseri / Cappadocia---Museum HotelFly to Kayseri where you will transfer by car to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia, visit the Goreme Monastic Center/Open Air Museum and the Kaymakli Underground City. The highlights also include Pigeon Valley, Pasabag Valley and Ortahisar, the conic rock formations that locals have created many legends about and enjoy taking pictures of the fairy chimneys and valleys with rustic colors. Visit the studios of a pottery artist to see his work and learn of the pottery heritage of Cappadocia . Enjoy an early morning hot air balloon ride over the colorful valleys and rock formations; attend an evening presentation of Whirling Dervishes. Meals: B
DAY 6 - 7 • Kayseri / Izmir / Bodrum---Kempinski Hotel Barbaros BayFly to Izmir where you will meet your private vehicle to drive to Ephesus, the best preserved Roman city. See the remains of the Temple of Artemis, walk the Marble Road to see the Temple of Hadrian and Library of Celsus, tour the Terrace Houses, the Great Theater and House of Virgin Mary. Drive along the shores of Bafa Lake and then the Aegean Sea to Bodrum and your hotel. Bodrum’s location on the Aegean Sea includes the harbor location of the Crusader Castle of St. Peter, a fortress with multiple histories; enjoy the waterfront market area and the ruins of the Tomb of Mausoleus, King of ancient Halicarnassus (Bodrum); the tomb was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Meals: B
DAYS 8 • Bodrum / IstanbulTransfer to the Bodrum Airport for your flight to Istanbul to connect to your international departure flight. Meals: B
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Four Seasons Bosphorus Hotel • IstanbulContemporary feel embellished by classic touches in a restored 19th-century Ottoman Palace.
Museum Hotel • CappadociaA unique, historic hotel with panoramic views of the unusual Cappadocia region.
Kempinski Barbaros Bay • BodrumNestled on the cliffs overlooking the pristine Barbaros Bay