Tour Code: MB006G
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA1)
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Meeting with our presentative at airport KLIA and have briefing from our tour leader. We check in and baggage and depart from Kuala Lumpur will transit via Oman. Upon arrival Istanbul, we will be warmly welcome with our local representative. Then proceed to check in at Hotel.
Breakfast, then visit Atatürk Museum, a historic house museum dedicated to the life of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of the Republic of Turkey. It is in the district of Şişli, on the European side of Istanbul. Then proceed to Sapanca Lake, fresh water lake in Turkey, between the Gulf of İzmit and the Adapazarı Meadow. After lunch drive to Ankara. Stop by at Beştepe People’s Mosque and check in hotel. Overnight in Ankara
After breakfast, proceed visit to Salt Lake. Visit Salkim Tepesi. Lunch at local restaurant. Uçhisar village for traditional handmade Carpet Factory. Overnight in Cappadocia
After breakfast, drive to Erciyes Ski Resort, a ski resort in Turkey, near the city of Kayseri. It is situated at Mount Erciyes, the highest mountain in Central Anatolia. Then visit Guvercinlik Vadisi (Pigeon Valley), place that earned its name from the countless man-made dovecotes (Pigeon Houses) that have been carved into the soft volcanic tuff. Since ancient times Pigeons have been used in the Cappadocia region for food and fertiliser for the infertile soil. Visit Turkish Jewelry, Uchisar Castle, Underground City
Pasabag Valley and witness Pottery handmade show. Overnight in Cappadocia.
After early breakfast, we will drive through an interesting landscape where peasants make their living, to have lunch enroute before arriving in Konya. Konya was the center of the Seljuk Empire as well as the city of Mevlana and his Whirling Dervishes. After visiting the Mevlana Museum, we will continue to Pamukkale and visit the Sultanhani Caravanserai enroute. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.
Optional: Hot Air Balloons
After breakfast, you will tour the Ancient City of Hierapolis, today called Pamukkale where Calcareous hot springs descending over cliffs have created fascinating travertines in the form of white terrace and basins. After lunch we will visit the famous local production center for leather garments whereby after a live Fashion Show time will be allocated for shopping. Drive to Selcuk to visit Ephesus as well as viewing one of the Seven Churches of Revelation, the Temple of Artemis (One of the Seven Wonders of Antiquity) and the Basilica of St. John from a distance, then continue to Izmir. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Istanbul. First, stop by Asansor & Konak Square. Then continue journey to Bursa to visit Ulu Camii Grand Mosque (Bursa Grand Mosque). Built in the Seljuk style, it was ordered by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid I and built between 1396 and 1399. The mosque has 20 domes and 2 minarets. Try Turkish Delights free testing. Dinner and proceed to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Today, visit Hippodrome – once a stadium used traditionally for horse and chariot racing, Blue Mosque – the only mosque in Istanbul with six minarets and a treasury of some of Turkey’s greatest artworks and artifacts, Haghia Sophia – a church that has converted into a mosque and finally The Topkapi Palace – the seat of the Ottoman Empire after it shifted its capital from Bursa to Istanbul. It is today, a museum palace with a wide collection of Kitchen wares and Porcelains, Treasuries, Royal Antiques, Courtyards, Holy Relics etc. Next, we travel the golden horn on our way to an unforgettable Cruise along the Bosporus, the majestic strait that runs through Istanbul, linking Europe and Asia. Dinner and head to airport for flight back to Kuala Lumpur.
Arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)