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Honeymoon tour

Day 1 — ARRIVE Istanbul

Arrive at Istanbul where you will be met and transfered privately to your charming and romantic hotel in the old city area. Or you can opt for some luxury stay in one of the fine hotels of Istanbul. The balance of the day is at leisure. You can enjoy a dinner at the hotel or we can book a romantic restaurant for you.

Day 2 — Istanbul

Meet your private guide in the lobby who'll provide you with a wonderful overview of the old city during a half day walking tour. Today, you'll visit the ancient Hippodrome and its Egyptian obelisk, the famous Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace including the Ottoman Treasury and the Harem. Spend the afternoon on your own. You guide can suggest you some fine restaurants and bars for dinner and after dinner. (B)

Day 3 — Istanbul

Another half day for sightseeing with your private tour guide. Today you'll have a relaxing day starting with a cruise on the Bosphorus by your private boat, viewing old wooden houses, Ottoman palaces and fortresses along the shores of Asia and Europe. After your cruise, set your foot on Asia for an orientation tour and to try Turkish tea or coffee in one of the local cafeterias. Drive over the intercontinental suspension bridge back to the old city to stroll the streets of old bazaars and to try a traditional Turkish bath. The afternoon is at leisure on your own. You can try a fish restaurant tonight. (B)

Day 4 — Istanbul / Izmir / Ephesus / Kusadasi

An early private transfer to the airport for a short flight to Izmir, where you will be met by your personal guide Who will drive you to Ephesus for a private tour of the spectacular ruins of the ancient city along the Aegean coast, and the House of Virgin Mary. After a lunch break, have your coffee or apple tea in a carpet weaving workshop to learn this traditional art. In the afternoon, arrive at your hotel in Kusadasi town overlooking the Aegean Sea. For a special dinner, your guide can suggest you some restaurants at the harborfront. (B)

Day 5 — Kusadasi / Bodrum / Gulet boat

This morning, our staff will transfer you down the coast to Bodrum, where you will board your private gulet for a week long cruise along the beautiful Aegean coast. When your boat remains anchored in the harbor for the first or last night of the week, you can jump into the fantastic nightlife of this resort town and have fun until the first lights of the day. (B-D)

Day 6 to 11 — Gulet sailing

During this idyllic cruise, you can meditate in the beauty of your surroundings, in the quiet bays and simple seaside villages as your private gulet makes its way along the pine covered coastline. Lounge on deck, swim, snorkle, hike, explore unknown ruins, or simply just do nothing but enjoy your life. Let your crew pamper you with the local food every day. (B-L-D)

Day 12 — Gulet boat / Bodrum / Istanbul

After breakfast, leave your gulet for a private transfer to the airport to take a short flight back to Istanbul. On your arrival, you'll be met again by our staff who will take you to your hotel for one last night in this beautiful city. The balance of the day is at leisure. In the evening, you'll be taken to one of the famous night clubs of Istanbul to enjoy a dinner show with belly dancing, folk dances, and music. (B-D)

Day 13 — DEPART Istanbul

Last day of your voyage in Turkey. Depending on the time of your flight, our staff will pick you up from the hotel for a private transfer to the airport. End of the services. (B)

(B) Breakfast - (L) Lunch - (D) Dinner

Please note: This tour is done on private basis, and for one couple (2 people) only. All transfers, tours, Gulet boat etc are arranged on private basis. Although we can arrange any category of hotels as per your preferences, I recommend to stay in special category or deluxe hotels as this will be your special honeymoon. The tour is flexible and can be modified as you wish, we can add more days or deduct some.

ALL TRAVEL SERVICES FOR THIS TOUR ARE BEEN ARRANGED BY A GOVERNMENT LICENSED & RELIABLE TRAVEL AGENCY

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