Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pergamum Grand Prix tours:
Day 1: Wednesday Istanbul: Welcome to Turkey. Meet our guide at airport upon arrival and your transfer to hotel. Evening we have a welcome dinner. You will meet our friendly crew and other travelers while enjoying Turkish Food and enjoy the mystical atmosphere of Istanbul at night. (D)
DAY 2: Thursday: At 08:00am we have domestic flight from Istanbul and arrive to Izmir airport. We meet our guide and depart to Pergamon. Upon arrival to the Pergamon antique city, first visit to Aesculapium, the ancient medical center built in the name of Aeusculapis, the God of medicine. We continue to Pergamum Acropolis, visit Athena and Trojan Temples - Temple of Zeus - Temple of Dionysus - Gymnasium of Youth - Odeon - Library - Agora - Great Theatre - and Roman Bath and also visit to Archaeological Museum. We have lunch around typical Turkish restaurant. We have hotel 4 range in izmir or Kusadasi to stay. Dinner and overnight. (B,L)
DAY 3: Friday: Full day Tour in Ephesus: Breakfast and drive to Ephesus, Ephesus the city dedicated to Artemis, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor with its majestic theater, marble road, Temple of Artemis, the Church of the Virgin Mary or the Double Church, the library of Celsus, the stadium, the lecture hall Tyrannus Then visit the Basilica and Church of St. John and his Tomb in Selcuk before driving to the home of the Virgin Mary, who was brought to Ephesus by John, the beloved disciple of Jesus. The home of Virgin Mary on a hill top, where she lived out her days is now visited by over a hundred thousand pilgrims each year. The pilgrims drink the water of the sacred spring, meditate and pray for health at this ancient spot of worship. Both Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979 have celebrated mass here. Drive to Izmir airport for our Istanbul return flight (B,L).
Day 4: Saturday Istanbul: Today we have Full day tours in Istanbul, old city, visits to Hippodrome area, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Byzantian Cistern, After lunch we contunie to visit Topkapi Palace and Grand bazaar. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 5: Big Day! Sunday -Istanbul. After breakfasts we transfer you to Grand Prix area (50 km) distance from old city. (Race Tickets not included). You will be escorted to the event by private air-conditioned bus. End of the day you will be transferred back by private air-conditioned bus and returned to the hotel. (B)
Day 6: Monday Departures: Meet at your hotel depends on your flight. Transfer to airport. End of the F1 Istanbul Program package.(B)