Start with Izmir and antique cities around, Jewish Heritage Tour is going to make you visit synagogues and bustling street lives in Istanbul.
Day 1 Arrive in Istanbul and connect to IZMIR:
Transfer to airport in Izmir, and some free time to rest and refresh. Later in the afternoon an orientation drive in Izmir also visiting the Asansor (the Jewish quarter) and the market-place.
Day 2 IZMIR:
Full day excursion visiting the Ancient City of Ephesus, one of the best preserved ancient sites in the world; the Archaeology Museum, and the House of Virgin Mary, where she spent her final years. Return to Izmir.
Day 3 IZMIR / Sardis / Izmir / ISTANBUL:
Depart from the hotel to visit Sardis, once a big Jewish settlement and famous for its well-preserved gymnasium. Come back to Izmir to fly to Istanbul in late afternoon. Transfer to hotel in Istanbul.
Day 4 ISTANBUL:
A full day excursion visiting the Jewish Quarter, with its authentic houses and narrow streets; the Jewish Elderly House, the Grand Bazaar; the largest covered market in the world with its 4000 shops; and the Spice Bazaar, a favorite of tourists.
Day 5 ISTANBUL:
A full day excursion visiting the landmarks of Istanbul, the Haghia Sophia Church, the Topkapi Palace, the Yerebatan Cistern and the Blue Mosque and the Byzantine Hippodrome .
Day 6 ISTANBUL:
A relaxed full day excursion, first a two-hour cruise on Bosphrorus -the strait separating Europe and Asia, by a private boat. Then cross over to the Asian side via the intercontinental Bosphorus Bridge, and go up to the Camlica Hill for a panaromic view.
Day 7 DEPART from ISTANBUL:
Transfer to airport. End of the services.
This is a private tour program and will be priced according to request.