7 Days Let a Woman Show the way tour
This tour has everything the title stands for. From the European Cultural Capital to the Aegean gem of Kusadasi. You will see much attraction and take yo..

7 Days Let a Woman Show the way tour
This tour has everything the title stands for. From the European Cultural Capital to the Aegean gem of Kusadasi. You will see much attraction and take your stand in great activities throughout the tour.

Day 1: Istanbul - Arrival Day
Dinner Included
Welcome to Turkey, arrival in Istanbul. Transfer from the airport and check in to your hotel and have some rest. Tonight you will have a welcome dinner, be introduced to our friendly crew and other travelers while enjoying traditional Turkish food, and enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour - Turkish Cooking Lesson
Breakfast Included
After a morning orientation, sightseeing tour of Istanbul, you will participate in your first Turkish cooking lesson: preparing lunch which you will enjoy! After lunch visit TOPKAPI PALACE. The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE: Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME: Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3: Istanbul City Tour - Belly Dancing and Folklore Class
Breakfast Included
Pick up at 08:30 am from your hotel for the day tour of old Istanbul city. Visit ST. SOPHIA; This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time. Visit the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme, and every other conceivable herb and spice. After the tour, we return to the hotel for a rest. In the evening, we depart for your Belly dancing and folklore class. This will be a very memorable class learning belly dancing techniques and folklore dance. You will learn the special moves and how to get the attention of the audience. We have dinner at the Restaurant. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise - Istanbul to Izmir and Kusadasi
Breakfast and Dinner Included
After breakfast, we depart for the Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08.30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar). BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After lunch, we depart for Istanbul airport for a domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from the airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.

Day 5: Ephesus Tour - Tour of Village Sirince - Textiles and fruit wine tasting
Breakfast and Dinner Included
After breakfast at 08.30, we will depart one of the best-preserved ancient ruins in the world. A visit to Ephesus - once the commercial center of the ancient world - is a highlight of any visit to Turkey. After Ephesus tour departs for Sirince Village. Visit the beautiful village of Sirince and the ruins of 42 churches, the suggested birthplace of the Virgin Mary. Today we will go to Sirince Village to see locals making handmade textiles. The textiles that we will see include carpets, kilims, clothing, and homewares such as pillow covers. You will see first hand, the ancient techniques used by Turkish women to make these intricate styles and patterns that are famous to Turkey and the local region. Sirince is also very famous for its many different varieties of fruit wine. We will have a chance to enjoy some of these wines at the local wineries. Overnight and dinner in Kusadasi.

Day 6: Fashion Show & Turkish Bath
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included
Today, we will go to a leather factory where you will see the leather products being made. You will see how jackets, handbags, and many other products are made. You will view a demonstration from a local expert and you will also get the chance to join a fashion show where you will feel like a model. The most famous brands of leather are often made in Turkey, and you can be assured that all of the products here are of the highest quality and best craftsmanship.  After the fashion show drive to Turkish Bath. When entering a Turkish bath, you leave all the hastiness of daily life outside, you exchange your clothes for a waistcloth and adorn the traditional clogs. The inside temperature reaches up to 50 degrees Celcius under the central dome of the building. This heat and humidity open the pores of the body and extracts the fatty anoils of the body in preparation for your scrub down and a massage by the attendant. After a gentle soap massage, you leave the bath place with towels and pass to the resting room. Here, tea is offered to you. You leave the Turkish Bath renewed, beautiful, and refreshed.
Overnight and dinner in Kusadasi.

Day 7: Izmir to Istanbul
Breakfast Included
After breakfast, we depart to Izmir airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul, from where you will make your way home. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future on one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing us.

Included services:
- Guided Istanbul city tour
- Professional English - speaking tour guides
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Domestic flight from Istanbul to Izmir
- Guided Istanbul Bosphorus cruise
- Guided Ephesus tour
- Guided Sirince village tour and wine tasting
- Return airport transfer
- 6 open buffet very rich continental breakfasts
- 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
- Arrival airport transfer from Istanbul airport
- Domestic flight ticket from Izmir to Istanbul
- 3 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 1 Belly Dancing and Folklore Class
- 1 Textiles and fruit wine tasting
- 1 Ceramics Lesson
- 3 dinners
- Cooking classes
- 1 lunch
- Fashion Show
- Turkish Bath

Excluded services:
- International flights
- Insurance: All types
- Turkey entry visa
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the included section