PAMUKKALE – KUSADASI – EPHESUS
Breakfast and check out. Dep. 08.30Hrs Transfer to Ephesus (185 km –3.30Hrs). Lunch enroute. Check in hotel. Afternoon visit the House of Holy Mother Mary, where she had stayed during her exile. It is a very important religious place for Christians. Visit the
Ephesus City - showpiece among all the antique cities of the world and best-preserved ancient city in Turkey. See astonishing Agora, Odeon & Basilica, Curates Street, Monument of Memmius, Trajan’s Fountain, the Temple of Hadrian and famous Library of Celsius. Later visit
Ephesus Museum. Dinner and Overnight at Kusadasi (B, L, D)
KUSADASI - FETHIYE
Breakfast. Dep. 09.00Hrs for transfer to Fethiye (206kms – 4Hrs). Enroute Visit
Oludeniz - the ‘dead’ or ‘calm’ sea, located on coast line encircled with mountains - famous for Paragliding, surfing and sailing. Arrive at Fethiye. Lunch. Check in Hotel. Afternoon free at leisure.
Dinner and Overnight at Fethiye. (B, L, D)
JOURNEY TURKISH RIVIARA - FETHIYE - ANTALYA
Breakfast. Start your unforgettable road journey - The Blue Voyage or Turkish Riviera alongside Mediterranean Sea and small towns (total 330 km—6.30 hrs). Visit
Kaputas Beach for a view straight from a post card,
Ancient Myra City and St. Nicholas Church at Demre. St. Nicholas, famously known as the mythical Santa Clause was father of Christmas and served as bishop of Myra. Arrive at Antalya. Check in Hotel. This beautiful harbor city situated in front of Mediterranean Sea and is a major tourist attraction for its fresh Mediterranean climate and many international cultural activities.
Dinner and Overnight at Antalya. (B, L, D)
Breakfast. Start a short
Antalya City Tour — Visit Hadrian’s Gate and Clock Tower, Kursana and Duden Water Falls. Also enjoy the boat ride in the Mediterranean Sea. Evening transfer to Istanbul by flight.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Istanbul. (B, L, D
ISTANBUL SIGHTSEEING – ISTANBUL - MUMBAI
Breakfast. In the morning you can have
Turkish Hamam at Chamberletish (Optional). This Hamam was built in Ottoman period. Dep. 08.00 Hrs. and travel by famous Tram - travelling between busy streets of old Istanbul, then visit
Grand Bazaar - in addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the non shoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, Jewellery, porcelain potteries, leather goods, etc. It is having more than 4000 shops under one roof. Transfer to Istanbul airport. Dep. 19.30Hrs. to Mumbai by Turkish Airlines flight no. TK-720.
Extension to GREECE
ISTANBUL - ATHENS
Breakfast. Morning transfer to Istanbul by flight. Arrive at Istanbul. Travel by famous Tram - travelling between busy streets of old Istanbul, then visit Grand Bazaar - in addition to its historical importance, it's a bazaar that will tempt even the non shoppers with its rich collection of precious handmade carpets, Jewellery, porcelain potteries, leather goods, etc. It is having more than 4000 shops under one roof. Afternoon transfer to Istanbul airport. Dep. 19.15Hrs. to Athens by Turkish Airlines flight. Arrive Athens at 20.45Hrs. Transfer and check in hotel. Dinner & Overnight at Athens. (B, L, D)
Breakfast & proceed for
Cape Sounion Tour - Drive along the coastal road, passing the wonderful beaches of Glyfada, Vouliagmeni & Varkiza to the most Southern point of Attica, Cape Sounion, where the white marble pillars of the Temple of Poseidon stand. On the way, you have a splendid view of the Saronic Gulf and the little islands offshore. After visiting the Temple of Poseidon, you have time to walk at leisure on the rocky promontory of Sounion. Dinner & Overnight at Athens. (B, D)
ATHENS SIGHTSEEING - VISIT CORINTHAN CANAL
Breakfast. Morning start for a half day Tour of Athens --Visit Constitution Square (Syntagma), House of Parliament, Memorial to the Unknown Soldier, the National Library, Evzones in their picturesque uniform, the Presidential Palace and Hadrian’s Arch, visits to the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium where the first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896, the World famous Acropolis (Temple of Athena, Nike, Erechtheion and Parthenon) along with the Museum of Acropolis. Afternoon free at leisure. Evening proceed for Athens by night tour - panoramic drive through central Athens over to Acropolis, which you will see lit up against the night sky. Visit to the Museum of Ancient Greek Musical Instruments, where you will discover the Greece’s vibrant musical history. Browse over 60 artifacts and reconstructed musical instruments from Ancient Greece. Continue through the narrow pedestrian street of Plaka in the old city of Athens. Here you will dine in a typical Greek restaurant and enjoy a folklore show with live music, ballet and dancers in traditional Greek dress. Dinner & Overnight at Athens. (B, D)
ATHENS - SANTORINI
Breakfast. Morning transfer to Santorini Island by Launch. Arrive at Santorini. Santorini is island of lost civilization of Atlantis. Check in Hotel. Enjoy town of Fira with its white washed houses, narrow streets, open air restaurants etc. Enjoy magnificent Sunset of Santorini. Dinner & Overnight at Santorini. (B, D)
SANTORINI ISALND SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast, embark on traditional boat to visit active craters of the volcano on the top of the Island of Nea Kameni. Then sail to Pala Kameni, where thermal springs provide natural warm water bathing. Also visit Thirassia a typical Cycladic village with way of life as used to be before invasion of Tourism.Dinner & Overnight at Santorini. (B, D)
SANTORINI-ATHENS - MUMBAI
Breakfast & transfer to Athens by flight. Dep. 11.40Hrs. Arr. at 12:25Hrs by Aegean airlines A-3355.
Dep. 15.25Hrs. from Athens. Arr. 16.45Hrs at Istanbul by Turkish Airways flight no. TK-1850.
Dep. 19.35Hrs from Istanbul by Turkish Airways flight no. TK-720. (Breakfast).
Arr. 04.30Hrs. at Mumbai.