LEGENDARY ISTANBUL AND JEWEL OF AEGEAN : BODRUM


Enjoy your stay at the world famous Ciragan Palace Hotel and explore the secret corners, old intrigues and the spirit of a unique and bygone era in the magnificent city of Istanbul.

From the moment you arrive in Bodrum, you will fall in love all over again in this land of purple bougainvillea, charming white washed houses on the narrow streets and the sparkling blue Aegean.

Spend your days touring the Bodrum Peninsula with your private jeep and sailing the tranquil waters of the Aegean to explore the beauty of the small villages and secluded coves. At night time, enjoy the dreamlike setting of your hotel overlooking the illuminated Bodrum Castle or experience the colorful night life this lovely coastal town has to offer. We will be delighted to take you on this romantic adventure of a lifetime.

DAY 1 - USA TO ISTANBUL

 

DAY 2 - ISTANBUL

Arrival in Istanbul. Our representative will welcome and escort you to your hotel, the world famous CiraGan Palace on the Bosphorus. The rest of the day will be at your leisure. (B/-/-)

DAY 3 - ISTANBUL

Today a full day private tour of Istanbul is scheduled. Your guide and driver will meet you in the morning at your hotel. The day starts in the old part of the Istanbul with a visit to Hippodrome where chariot races took place in ancient times. The Blue Mosque, a landmark on Sultanahmet square with its six minarets of beautiful blue tiles, the underground Cistern, and the St. Sophia Church are to be visited in the morning. We explore the magnificent residence of the Ottoman Emperors and their life at Topkapi Palace. You will be escorted to your temporary Palace on the Bosphorus; CiraGan Palace Hotel. (B/L/-)

DAY 4 - ISTANBUL

You will have the entire day to explore this imperial city at your pace. We will make your dinner reservation dinner at a 2000 year old cistern which has been restored and transformed into a "Roman Tavern". At night this place is filled with the mysterious light reflected by flickering candles. (B/-/-)

DAY 5 - BODRUM

After breakfast you will fly to Bodrum, one of the most charming towns along the Turkish Coast. This lovely town has a rich 3000 year old history. Lovely night life with many outdoor pub, discotheques will invite you to party and dance till the wee hours. (B/-/-)

DAY 6 - BODRUM

After breakfast your rental car-jeep will be delivered to hotel. You may spend the day driving to the small villages around the Bodrum peninsula. Our suggested day itinerary will be given to you. (B/-/-)

DAY 7 - BODRUM

This fisherman village has been a center for yachting and boat building since Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Today we have arranged for you a full day boat tour on a "gullet". Sailing to the close by beautiful bays and inlets will be a wonderful experience. (B/L/-)

DAY 8 - ISTANBUL

A morning flight will take you back to Istanbul. This city of intrigue is yours to explore. (B/-/-)

DAY 9 - ISTANBUL

Free day. We highly suggest that you take a ferry ride on the Bosphorus. (B/-/-)

DAY 10 - RETURN TO USA

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight. (B/-/-)

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