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FLY & DRIVE 0314 Nights
 
Departure Day : Daily   Start City : Istanbul   End City : Izmir

Istanbul - Bolu - Ankara - Cappadocia - Konya - Antalya - Pamukkale - Ephesus
 

This tour is a variation on that theme. For those with the ultimate luxury - time this is the trip that will enable you to truly explore this magnificent country.

 
CategoryCar TypeDeparture Date(s)2
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StandardRenault Clio Sedane.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.20171.5331.292   
StandardRenault Fluence.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.20171.7311.391   
StandardRenault Trafic Minibus.Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.2017 1.5051.3531.277 
StandardMercedes Sprinter (with driver)Daily Departure - From Apr.01.2016 to Oct.31.2017  1.7231.5551.454
General Features

Choose one of our 6 fly & drive itineraries and you will get:

o FREE arrival transfers


Day 1Arrival in Istanbul
 

Upon arrival, meet your representative and transfer to your hotel. Attend briefing about your journey. Dinner is on your own.
 

Day 2IstanbulBreakfast
 
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Suggested itinerary: On your third day in Istanbul, you can take a relaxing cruise on the Bosporus which separates Asia from Europe and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. You will get the best views of the city and most of the historical monuments in Istanbul. All along the strait and on both shores, you will discover the marble Palaces of Dolmabahce, Beylerbeyi, the beautiful wooden Ottoman villas called "yali" (water-side residences) which stand side by side with modern residential and luxurious apartments, the medieval forteresses etc. In the afternoon, you can visit Chora (Kariye) Museum whose mosaics and frescoes are among the most beautiful in the Byzantine World. You can continue with the visit of imposing Haghia Sophia which marked the apogee of Byzantine Emperor Justinian's reign. Last, you can shop at the historical Grand Bazaar.
 

Day 3IstanbulBreakfast
 

Suggested itinerary: On your third day in Istanbul, you can take a relaxing cruise on the Bosporus which separates Asia from Europe and connects the Marmara Sea to the Black Sea. You will get the best views of the city and most of the historical monuments in Istanbul. All along the strait and on both shores, you will discover the marble Palaces of Dolmabahce, Beylerbeyi, the beautiful wooden Ottoman villas called "yali" (water-side residences) which stand side by side with modern residential and luxurious apartments, the medieval forteresses etc. In the afternoon, you can visit Chora (Kariye) Museum whose mosaics and frescoes are among the most beautiful in the Byzantine World. You can continue with the visit of imposing Haghia Sophia which marked the apogee of Byzantine Emperor Justinian's reign. Last, you can shop at the historical Grand Bazaar.
 

Day 4Istanbul - Bolu161 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Pick up your vehicle in the morning. Suggested itinerary: In the morning, drive along the coast of Bosphorus toward north and discover some of the hidden treasures of Istanbul such as Sariyer and Kavak neigbourhoods. Take the highway and drive to Bolu. According to your arrival time, you might want to make a right turn to Abant Lake (10 mi. before Bolu city) to see its beautiful nature. Overnight in Bolu.
 

Day 5Bolu - Ankara - Cappadocia293 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Today, you will drive to Cappadocia .Suggested itinerary: Drive to Ankara, the Capital of Turkish Republic. Today's highlight is the b>Museum of Anatolian Civilizations; you will also stop at the Mausoleum of Ataturk, father of modern Turkey. Continue to Cappadocia.The road will follow the shores of Tuz Golu (Salt Lake) where you might want to make a photo stop.
 

Day 6CappadociaBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary: Take a full day to discover Cappadocia. Visit the Goreme Valley, an open-air museum with rock-hewn churches (7th-13th centuries) adorned with biblical frescoes. At a handicraft center, learn about the arts of rural Turkey and watch a demonstration on hand made rugs. Tour an Underground City. Marvel at the cavedwellings and fairy chimneys of the Avcilar Valley and the Kiliclar Valley.Take photos at the best vista points en route to the hotel.
 

Day 7CappadociaBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: Continue your visits in Cappadocia with Soganli Valley where you will see medieval rock churches within a traditional Cappadocia village. On the road, stop at Sinassos to stroll the streets to see some best examples of 19th century Cappadocia architecture. Stop to see Valley of the Pigeon Houses. We also recommend "Hot Air Balloon Ride" over the magnificent landscape of Cappadocia. You can end the day with a visit to one of the famous wineries of Cappadocia to taste local vines.
 

Day 8Cappadocia - Konya140 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: Drive to Konya. En route, stop at the Sultanhan Caravanserai - a hotel for merchants during the Seljuk period 13th Centuries. In Konya, visit the Museum of Mevlana, the famous mystic poet, and founder of the Sufi Order of the Whirling Dervishes. Visit alsoInce Minare Museum of Tiles, housed in a 13th century mosque. You can also take a walk on the Aladdin Hill (across the street from Ince Minare Museum) to see several tea houses where people smoke their water pipes.
 

Day 9Konya - Sagalassos - Antalya249 miBreakfast, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary:This day will give you the opportunity to visit the mountainous region of lakes. In the morning, you can go to Beysehir, where you can visit the Mosque with its beautiful decoration Esrefoglu wood and stone. From there, you head northwest to Yalvaç, to visit the and the ancient Pisidian Antioch, large Roman garrison town where St. Paul preached a sermon. Then you cross the region through Egirdir and Isparta, famous for its rose oil, and you will reach Sagalassos (Aglasun) to visit the late Hellenistic and Roman ruins of ancient Pisidian city situated in a beautiful natural setting. Continue to Antalya.
 

Day 10Antalya - Side - Perge - Aspendos - Antalya95 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Pick up your vehicle in the morning. Suggested itinerary: Today visit two magnificent Roman sites; Aspendoswith the best preserved Roman Theater and Perge, a spectacular Greco-Roman city. In the afternoon, visit Antalya Archeology Museum and stroll in the picturesque streets of the Old Antalya - Kaleici.Overnight in Antalya.
 

Day 11Antalya - Kekova - Antalya180 miBreakfast, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary: If you want to complete the tour of the region, this time in the morning you will drive to the west. You reach the ancient city of Phaselis in the middle of a pine forest, a site of great natural beauty. This was the most important port in the region until the founding of Attalaia. You will continue to Myra where the Lycian rock tombs finest with unique characters, overlooking the Roman theater. Demre, where began the legend of Santa Claus, visit the Church of St. Nicholas built on the site of the tomb of the martyred saint who was Bishop of Myra. Then, if time permits, you can take a boat trip to Kekova Bay to discover the remains of a sunken city in the crystal clear waters and the Lycian sarcophagi of ancient Simena which one that emerges from the sea, has become the symbol of charming Kaleköy. Back to Antalya. Overnight in Antalya.
 

Day 12Antalya - Termessos - Pamukkale 150 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: In the morning, you will go to Termessos where you the chance to explore this ancient town perched in the mountains above Antalya, this impregnable eyrie which discouraged Alexander the Great. Then you continue to Pamukkale, a natural site to visit this "cotton castle" where warm waters, which have transformed the cliff, stream basins in travertine limestone. In Pamukkale, you can also visit Hierapolis ancient city spa whose well preserved necropolis is among the most important of the ancient world.
 

Day 13Pamukkale- Aphrodisias - Ephesus155 miBreakfast, Dinner
 

Suggested itinerary: In the morning, you can relax in the natural hot pools, then go for a visit to Aphrodisias ancient city dedicated to Aphrodite, the Goddess of Beauty, Love and Fertility, and also renowned for its school of sculpture, you will see the stadium, which is the best preserved in Asia Minor, the Temple of Aphrodite, the Tetrapylon, Theatre, museum. Then continue to Selcuk
 

Day 14EphesusBreakfast, Dinner
 
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Suggested itinerary: In the morning, discover one of the world's best places to visualize an ancient Roman city. View the remains of the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. After lunch, visit also Ephesus Museum and drive toSirince Village with its old 19th century Greek houses which have been nicely restored. You will end the day by a mini fashion-show which let you appreciate leather production in Turkey. Drive back to Selcuk
 

Day 15DepartureBreakfast
 

Drop off your vehicle at Izmir airport. Assistance with departure formalities.
 

Special Features

Included
- Arrival transfer . Accommodation in
stated or similar hotels
- Daily breakfasts.
- Air - conditioned cars,
- (No car in Istanbul, for car descriptions please visit www.turkeyvision.com) . Briefing in Istanbul covering hotel directions, important sites along your itinerary, shopping and driving tips.


Not Included
- Airfare
- Gas and parking fees, Second driver fee (approx. $10 per day), Travel, insurance, personal expenses
- Visa fee.
- Renault Traffic. **Manual transmission **
- Mercedes Sprinter Including chauffeur & his accommodation & fuel for 400 km per day.
Hotels

 
Standard
Istanbul - Grand Yavuz - 4 stars
Bolu - Koru Hotel - 4 stars
Cappadoce - Mustafa Hotel - 4 stars
Konya - Dundar Hotel - 4 stars
Antalya - Latanya City Hotel - 4 stars
Denizli - Pamukkale - Tripolis Hotel - 4 stars
Kusadasi - Marina Hotel - 4 stars
 

 
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