2018 Turkey Itinerary Cost of Land-only portion, per person, based on double-occupancy: $ 3150.
Sep 30, Sunday ARRIVAL Arrival in Istanbul and check in hotel on own during the day. Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul
Oct 01,Monday ISTANBUL Kucuk Hagia Sophia, Sokollu Mehmet Pasha, Sultanahmet Mosque. Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul
Oct 02,Tuesday ISTANBUL Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul
Oct 03, Wednesday ISTANBUL / BURSA Leave Istanbul and depart for Bursa. Upon arrival in Bursa visit the Yesil Cami (Green Mosque), the Yesil Turbe (Green Tomb) and the Medrese comples near the tomb, the Ethnographical Museum.The tour continues with the Covered Bazaar, "Bedesten", or the Koza Han, an attractive Ottoman building with its architectural style and also a center of silk trade
Overnight at hotel in Bursa.
Oct 04, Thursday BURSA/ ANKARA After breakfast, lecture at the UluCami in Bursa. Then, depart for Ankara. Overnight at hotel in Ankara.
Oct 05, Friday ANKARA /CAPPADOCIA
After breakfast, morning visit to Ataturk's mausoleum. Then, leave Ankara and drive to Cappadocia.
Overnight at hotel in Cappadocia.
Oct 06, Saturday CAPPADOCIA Depart for full day Cappadocia tour. First drive to Uchisar, the point where you can see a great part of the region from the top of the natural fortress. Then proceed to the open air museum through Goreme Valley. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. The last visit will be to Zelve. After having some free time for shopping as the area is known for its handicrafts like carpet, onyx and pottery making, you will return to your hotel.
After some free time, depart for the performance of the Whirling Dervishes. Overnight at hotel in Cappadocia.
Oct 07, Sunday CAPPADOCIA / KONYA Leave Cappadocia and drive to Konya, visit the mosque of Shems-e-Tabrizi, the spiritual master of Jalal ud-Din Rumi. Overnight at hotel in Konya
Oct 08, Monday KONYA / ISTANBUL Spend all day in Konya, visit the Mausoleum of Mevlana Rumi and Mevlana cultural center. Visit Karatay Theological School (madrasa), Sadr ud-Din Qunawi, tomb of Ateshbaz veli, village outside of Konya. End of the day transfer to Konya Airport for the flight to Istanbul. Arrival in Istanbul and drive to hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul. Suggested flight;
Oct 09, Tuesday ISTANBUL Tour Uskudar, and visit with Cemalnur Sargut (female Sufi master) . Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul
Oct 10, Wednesday ISTANBUL Visit Taksim and National Jewish Synagogue, shopping free time. Goodbye dinner. . Overnight at your hotel in Istanbul
Oct 11,Thursday DEPARTURE After breakfast depart from hotel. Transfer will be on your own.
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