Istanbul to Ephesus
Istanbul to Ephesus
  • Duration: 5 Days/4 Nights
  • Tour Code: BTT05
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  • Departures: Every day, all year around


DAY 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

After arrived in Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour

After the breakfast at your hotel we start for full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul. As a first stop of us,we will visit Topkapi Palace (harem section is optional-extra), ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople (center of the chariot races) and go on with the Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine church which was converted into a mosque in 15th century. We go on at Sultanahmet Squere with the Blue Mosque and finally we will stop at Grand Covered Bazaar and will have free time to discover 4000 tiny shops in the passageways of the world's largest covered bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3: Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise

After your breakfast, you will be picked-up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a taste of the impression of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus Bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines along the Strait of Marmara at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 4: Istanbul Ephesus İstanbul

Early in the morning transfer to airport for the flight to Izmir, after landed you will be picked up and join for the Ephesus tour The tour starts with Isa Bey Mosque, then drive to Ephesus Ancient City, time to lose yourself among the ruins of archeological site that the celsus library, the Temple Of Hadrian and the Trajan Fountain in the Ancient Ephesus. After walking on the historical marble street the Great Theater where St. Paul preached will meet at the end. Open buffed lunch in a local Turkish restaurant. In the afternoon will visit the carpet cooperative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. Proceed to shrine of Mother Mary, it is believed where she had spent recent years of her life. Ephesus Archeological Museum to see findings of Ephesus excavations and Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. At the end of your tour transfer to Izmir airport for the flight to Istanbul Overnight stay in Istanbul.

Day 5: Departure

Free time till transfer to airport.


• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
• Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
• All accommodation is supplied at selected category 3/4/5 star or boutique hotel
• 1 Full Day Tour of Istanbul with lunch
• 1 Half Day Bosphorus Cruise
• 1 Full day Ephesus Tour
• All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
• Entrance to the various sites
• Services charges and local taxes


• Domestic Flight
• Tips to guide and driver, personal expenses.
• Drinks with meals.
• International flight tickets.