DAY 1:BEIJING / SHANGHAI Q ISTANBUL TK021
Take flight to Istanbul in the evening.
DAY 2: ISTANBUL
After arrival transfer to hotel c-in and breakfast. After breakfast visit to St. Sophia, a 5th century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque, renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior. The ancient Roman Hippodrome follows, featuring the Egyptian Obelisk and other monuments. After Chinese lunch visit to the Imperial Palace of Topkapi, from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over 400 years.After Chinese dinner overnight at hotel.
DAY 3: ISTANBUL
After breakfast a short walk through the Spice Market (Eyptian Market) will take you into the colorful atmosphere of various shops selling every kind of spices. Then we will take a boat for cruise along Bosphorus strait which divides the two continents, Asia and Europe. You will enjoy the amazing beauty of old palaces, wooden houses, splendid villas.
After lunch ,we will visit Dolmabahce Palace the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. After Chinese dinner overnight at hotel.
DAY 4: ISTANBUL- SANFRANBOLU ( 6 HOURS BY COACH )
After breakfast departure for Sanfranbolu, an open air museum of traditional Ottoman residential architecture. sightseeing visiting some of the beautiful houses that have been restored under the supervision of specialists from the nearby university. Visit the Cinci Han and Hamam, Izzet Pasha Mosque and library, and the bazaar where local craftsmen are at work.
DAY 5: SANFRANBOLU- ANKARA ( 3 HOURS BY COACH )
After breakfast departure for Ankara, Capital of Turkey. Visit the Anatolia Civilization Museum and the Mausoleum of Ataturk. The Anatolian Civilizations Museum, being among exceptional museums with its unique collection, has Anatolian archaeological artefacts, artefacts from the Palaeolithic Age to the present are exhibited. The Mausoleum of Ataturk. was built for Ataturk, the father of Turks and the founder of modern Turkey, in 1953. It sits on the top of Anittepe hill, which dominates the city.The mausoleum is made of marble and is an interesting mixture of ancient and modern architectural styles.
DAY 6: ANKARA - CAPPODOCIA ( 5 HOURS BY COACH )
After breakfast transfer to Cappodocia, which is best known for its spectacular landscape of unusual volcanic formations. visit the natural castles at Uçhisar, where dominates the Cappadocia valley and offers breathtaking views.. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 7: CAPPODOCIA QISTANBUL Q SHANGHAI
After breakfast visit beautiful open air museum at Göreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. After lunch visit Kaymaklı underground city. Where early christians lived in fear and faith. Later to Avanos town which is famous with its potteries. After dinner take flight to Shanghai.
DAY 8: SHANGHAI