Safiye Sultan Honeymoon (10 Days)
Day 1 - Istanbul
Upon arrival, you'll be greeted and transferred to your hotel. In the early evening your Tour Director will host a welcome briefing and orient you to your surroundings. The remainder of the evening is free to enjoy dinner on your own. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul (B, L)
Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour:
Pick up from your hotel to visit Topkapi Palace, with royal treasury and elegant four courts. After lunch, proceed to the Hagia Sophia, a great Byzantine architectural masterpiece, whose interior is resplendent with golden mosaics. Then admire the delicate design and Iznik tiles of the Blue Mosque. Explore the ancient Roman Hippodrome with Egyptian Obelisk and Serpentine Column. Finally, stop off at the dazzling Grand Bazaar with over 4000 shops. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Istanbul (B)
Half Day Bosphorus Cruise Tour:
Pick up from your hotel to visit the bustling Spice Market - a colorful bazaar heaped with various sweets and spices. Stop into the beautifully tiled tiny Rustem Pasha Mosque before taking a relaxing Bosphorus boat cruise between the continents of Europe and Asia - gliding past Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, ornate wooden Ottoman mansions and mosques, Rumeli Fortress and the Bosphorus Bridge. Afternoon at your leisure. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 4 - Istanbul / Cappadocia (B, L)
Full Day North Cappadocia Tour:
Morning transfer to Istanbul airport. Fly to Kayseri. Transfer to Cappadocia. Start with a gentle hike through orchards, unusual volcanic rock formations and rock-cut houses at Red & Rose Valley. Visit the old Christian Village of Cavusin, followed by lunch and then an excursion to Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon, visit Kaymakli Underground City, which hid local Christians from Arab invaders, Ortahisar Castle and Mustafapasa Greek village. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
(Optional Add-On: Live Whirling Dervish Ceremony).
Day 5 - Cappadocia (B, L)
Full Day South Cappadocia Tour:
Pick up from your hotel to explore Devrent and Monk's Valley, to see the extraordinary mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles or 'fairy chimneys'. Continue on to the small village of Avanos, famous for clay pottery design. After lunch, proceed to the Goreme Open Air Museum, featuring the most impressive rock-carved churches and Byzantine frescoes in all Cappadocia. Finally enjoy a view of the moonscape valleys from the rock-perched natural citadel at Uchisar. Drop off to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
(Optional Add-On: Hot Air ballon Tour over Cappadocia).
Day 6 - Cappadocia / Fethiye (B)
Flight to Dalaman via Istanbul:
Morning transfer to Kayseri airport and fly to Dalaman. Transfer from the Dalaman airport to the hotel in Fethiye. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Fethiye.
Day 7 - Fethiye (B, L, D)
Private Blue Cruise:
Morning transfer to Fethiye Harbour. Enjoy some swimming or snorkeling at the tranquil Ag Bay where lunch will be served as well. Our 1st night is spent in Cleopatra's Bay, here we can swim in the ruins of an ancient bath and enjoy an nice dinner & some sunset drinks. Overnight onboard Gulet.
Day 8 - Fethiye (B, L, D)
Private Blue Cruise:
After breakfast we cruise to beautiful Bedri Rahmi Bay, named after one of the first Blue Voyagers who in 1973 painted a fish on a rock. Here you swim or take a walk on the island. We have lunch at Flat Island, and have a swim in the shallow water at the small beach. Dinner & 2nd night is spent nearby Tersane Island. Overnight onboard Gulet.
Day 9 - Fethiye / Istanbul (B, L)
Private Blue Cruise:
Cruising to Gocek to swim, snorkel or just soak up some sunshine. After lunch we cruise along a few more bays and have a last swim stop at Red Island before returning to Fethiye Harbour. Transfer to Dalalan Airport for Istanbul flight. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 10 - Istanbul (B)
Check-out & transfer to Istanbul Airport as per your onward flight schedule.
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Included services for this honeymoon itinerary:
* Required internal flight tickets.
* Hotel accommodations in choice of 3/4/5 star or boutique hotels.
* Private Gulet cruise including meals (drinks extra).
* Noted sightseeing tours on regular group OR private guided basis
* Tours with professional tour guides, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.
* Main entrance fees to touristic sights mentioned by the itinerary.
* Meals mentioned by the itinerary - Vegetarian meals available.
* Land transport & airport transfers with A/C luxury tour vehicles throughout the trip.
* Parking fees, road tolls and petrol.
* Local taxes & handling services.