20:30 Meet at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, passenger departure 4th floor. Entrance gate 9, Row U, for check in at Turkish Airways Counter. Flight TK 069 BKK – IST
23:35 Depart from Bangkok to Attaturk airport in Istanbul Turkey.
06:00 Welcome to Istanbul! We commence with sightseeing in Istanbul, covering the following: Hippodrome of Constantinople, which consists 3 monumental columns and a fountain. Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a 16th century’s religious centre and the only mosque in Istanbul with 6 minarets. Visit St. Sophia (Hagia Sophia), at one time a cathedral and a mosque, a now a magnificent museum. This is where chariot races took place in the past. Next. visit Topkapi Palace, once the seat of the Ottoman Empire. Presently, it is a museum palace with a wide collection of porcelain, antiques, holy relics and other treasures. Today, a ferry ride cross Marmara Sea and Dinner and overnight in Canakkale
Idakale Resort Hotel or similar 4*
Drive to the ancient city of Troy. We will visit this ancient city and the infamous wooden horse. Then drive to the ancient roman city of Pergamon, famous for the steepest theatre in Turkey, In addition, admire the ancient hospital, Asklepion from Pergamon. Along the way, feast your eyes on the beautiful Aegean Sea view with lush olive trees and some Greek and Turkish islands. After lunch, drive to Kusadasi. If time permits, we may stop over at a Turkish Delight and Apple Tea Outlet in Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi. Later, Proceed to Selcuk Village, Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Royal Palace Hotel or similar 4*
After breakfast, set off for Selcuk and explore Ephesus, one of the world’s most outstanding archaeological sites. You will find awesome structures such as the Library of Celsius, Hadrian Temple, Marble Street and Agora. Ephesus is also one of the 7 Churches of Revelation and holds the House of Virgin Mary. Virgin Mary and St John were said to have lived in Ephesus and died there. After lunch, visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – Artemis Temple. Continue to Pamukkale and visit the ruins Ancient City of Hierapolis and explore Cotton Castle, a World Heritage site, made of fascinating white terraces and pools created by calcareous hot spring waters flowing down the mountain. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale
Tiara Thermal Hotel or similar 4*
Today, travel to Konya. Visit a 700 year old ancient caravanserai (a ‘hotel’ for ancient traders and travelers on silk road). Next, visit the museum of 13th century Philosopher Melvana Celaleddin-i Rumi, which used to be the cloister for Mevlevi Dervishes. Mevlana was a philosopher and mystic of Islam, but not a Muslim of the orthodox type. His doctrine advocates unlimited tolerance, positive reasoning, goodness, charity and
awareness through love. To him and to his disciples all religions are more or less truth. Looking with the same eye on Muslim, Jew and Christian alike, his peaceful and tolerant teaching has appealed to men of all sects and creeds. Continue to Capaddocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia
Gold Yildirim Hotel or similar 4*
Today, be enchanted by the Underground City of Cardak, comes from the 3000 BC, which has 8 floors was built by Hittites. By caving the other parts of the tuff stones during the Roman and Byzantine periods, Cardak has been expanded and become an underground city. It is a newly founded underground city in region. Next, get the rare chance to experience the beauty and work of Turkey’s handmade crafts through a Turkish carpet weaving course. Visit a Local cave house and see the ways locals live and after this, photo stop at Pigeon Valley and the fascinating frescoed rock churches and chapels at Goreme Open-Air Museum. Photo stops will be made at Uchisar “castle” village, a fantasy-land of strange and wonderful works of man and nature. Then, proceed to Avanos Pottery Village, set on the banks of the Kizilirmak (Red River). Finally, a chance to view Turkish semi-precious turkish turquoise ( the name given by Marco Polo which means color of Turks). Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.
Gold Yildirim Hotel or similar 4*
Breakfast at the hotel and check out from your hotel. Drive to airport for your flight to Istanbul, upon arrival proceed to restaurant for lunch. Next continue to visit Water Cistern Underground Cistern. In the evening dinner gala will be given at a restaurant with one local alcohol or non-alcohol drink included.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Ramada Encore Hotel Bayrampasa or similar 4*
After breakfast, we will have Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour, you will have chance to see the Bosphorus bridge which connecting Europe to Asia and visit Spice bazaar, which has more than 4000 shops selling local products handicrafts. After lunch visit the 500 year-old Grand Bazaar.
17:30 In the evening transfer to airport and on the way dinner will be served at the local restaurant.
20:40 Flight on TK 064 Flight Bank to Bangkok.
END OF TOUR