Itinerary - Discover Turkey
DAY 1: KUALA LUMPUR –TRANSIT DUBAI – ISTANBUL (SABIHAH Airport) – (MOB/L/D)
Meet with our presentative at airport KLIA and have briefing from our tour leader. Check in and drop baggage. Depart from Kuala Lumpur and transit via Dubai. Upon arrival Istanbul, we will be warmly welcome with our local representative. start day tour in Istanbul. Visit Topkapi Palace, once the home of the Ottoman Empire, (photo Stop) Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque that also known as Mosque of Sultan Ahmet, which boasts a unique feature of 6 minarets. Thereafter, view remains of Hippodrome of Constantinople which consist of 3 monumental columns and a fountain. Visit Spice Market for shopping. Dinner and check in hotel. Overnight Istanbul.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL – BOLU – ANKARA (B/L/D)
This morning you will enjoy ride the Bosporus cruise to experience of cruising between the 2 continents of Asia and Europe. Then depart to Ankara capital of Turkey. Visit Salt Lake or Tuz Lake, one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world. Visit Erdogan Mosque and photo stop at Erdogan palace. Overnight Ankara.
DAY 3: ANKARA – CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
Check out hotel, visit Ataturk Mausoleum, the final resting place of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk if time permit. Next, head to Cappadocia, which boasts a unique landscape sculpted by wind, sun. stop at cacabey medresesi and lunch in kirsehir head to Cappadocia. Upon arrival make more photo stops at Pigeon and Uchisar Valley. Proceed to dinner and check in hotel. Overnight Cappadocia.
DAY 4: CAPPADOCIA (B/L/D)
Enjoy full-day tour in Cappadocia. visit Local ceramic pottery and Local carpet manufacturing showroom to see a carpet–weaving demonstration. Next, explore Gerome Open Air Panoramic Museum, a compound comprising 29 rock-cut, an old village comprising small dwellings carved into a massive rock. Thereafter, visit Pasabag and Devrent and stop at local jewellery shop. Then explore underground city and iconic features of Cappadocia said to have existed since the Hittite period. Overnight Cappadocia. (Optional: Hot Air Balloon)
DAY 5: CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE (B/L/D)
Early morning, journey continue to Pamukkale via Konya. We will visit Mevlana Museum. Will also stop at the 13th- century Sultanhani Caravanserai. Continue to Pamukkale. Upon arrival, explore Hierapolis city and cotton castle a UNESCO World Heritage Site made up of travertine pool with white terrace. Proceed to Hotel. Overnight Pamukkale.
DAY 6: PAMUKKALE – EPHESUS – KUSADASI (B/L/D)
Check out and stop for cotton factory. Set off to Selcuk where you will explore Ephesus, one of the largest archaeological sites in existence. You will find structures such as the Library of Celsius, Temple of Hadrian, Marble Street and Agora. Photo stop at Temple of Artemis. Then, we will have a small leather fashion show in leather showroom. Continue Kusadasi. Overnight Kusadasi.
DAY 7: KUSADASI – BURSA – ISTANBUL (B/L/D)
Head to Istanbul via Bursa. Visit to Sirince Village. Stop visit at Ulu Cami’I or Grand Mosque Bursa. The Mosque is built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid. Then, proceed with Green Mosque and Green Tomb (Yesil Türbe), it is a mausoleum of the fifth Ottoman Sultan. Continue to Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul.
DAY 8: ISTANBUL – DUBAI – KUALA LUMPUR (B/L)
After breakfast, start day tour in Istanbul. Then, visit Eyup Sultan Mosque – Ayyub Al Ansari Tomb if time permit. In evening, go to Grand Bazar for shopping, Proceed to Sabihah Airport departure.
DAY 9: KUALA LUMPUR (MOB)
Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)