Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour
Turkey is an amazing western country with full of wonders both natural and man-made where you can admire the history and culture whereas you will be amazed by Turkish hospitality. Majority of our Turkey Tour Packages offers a unique experience by visiting Ottoman Palaces, historical shopping center called bazaars, mosques, churches and many more important ruins.Our packages do not include your international flights but our sales team may assist you for free to find the most convenient flight option for your dates.
This is an individual Turkey travel program ideal for those travelling with their friends or family at own pace.You will participate in our day trips in the region with our experienced local guides to make the most of your holiday.However this is a holiday we need to warn you that most wake-up calls will be early due to early departures of some excursions such as hot air balloon tour in Cappadocia is before sunrise.
1st Day-Travel to Istanbul and Free Time(No Meal)
Meet the team in the Istanbul airport upon your arrival and private transfer to your selected hotel.Check-in to your room and have some rest.If your time is within Office hours, one of our agent will pick you up and bring to our Office to pay the balance and receive your documents as well as brief info about country and your package tour.If not,just relax tonight as you will have a busy day tomorrow.You can walk around your hotel to seek out where you can taste your first Turkish meal in a cafe or restaurant nearby your hotel.Overnight in Istanbul
2nd Day-Private Tour of Istanbul Old City(Breakfast-Lunch)
Ready to enjoy a full day walking tour of Istanbul right after having your open buffet Turkish breakfast? You will have an opportunity to see the fascinating contrasts of history and today, which makes Istanbul a unique place for numerous emperors since the past.Commence our trip from the Hippodrome Square where sport competitions used to take place during Romans.Continue to 17th century Ottoman Mosque with its six minarets touching to skies also known as Blue Mosque by non-muslims due to its blue iznik tiles within. Right across the blue mosque we will visit legendary monument of Byzantine era the, St.Sophia Museum. Lunch in a Turkish Restaurant and afterwards we will pay a visit to Topkapi Palace and finish our day wandering the labyrinth streets of Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul
3th Day-Cruise on the Bosphorus and Spice Bazaar/Flight to Cappadocia(Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel and meet your guide and join the small group tour. We will commence today by visiting the Spice Market which is located in Eminonu district. Continue to pier and board the boat sail over the river that connects Marmara and Black Sea known as Bosphorus. There are 3 bridges over the Bosphorus and we will be passing under two of them.Our tour finish in the noon time and you are free until your transfer to airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia .
Istanbul to Cappadocia Tour Itinerary
4th Day-Flight to Cappadocia/Tour of North Cappadocia (B,L)
However you are on a vacation you need to wake up early in the morning and transfer to airport at 04h30 in the morning.But we ensure you this will be worth it!During this trip the more you visit Turkey the more you believe you should come again and again every year to explore more to our country of fascinating contrasts.Our driver will drop you off at the entrance of the terminal as parking is not allowed in the area.You can continue and pass through the security point and following this procedure make your check-in for your flight.During this 1h20 min.flight you will be treated a complimentary breakfast box and beverages. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, our local team will meet you in the airport on your name and transfer to the region.If time permits we will unload our bags to our cave hotel which is set down in the heart of the Goreme Town.Departure for the 1st day excursion at 09h30 with our guide in small group and visit Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos(Vanessa), Pottery Workshop for enjoying demonstrations by a master on a hittite style kick wheel, Goreme Open Air Musem. Lunch will served in a local Turkish Restaurant.At the end of the day drop off to your hotel and free evening on your own where you spend some time in this tiny Anatolian town full of history.Overnight in Goreme.
5th Day-Tour of South Cappadocia(B,L)–Balloon Tour in Cappadocia
To make the most of your stay, Every morning at dawn balloons are flying over Cappadocia.You can join our optional Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia that enables you to admire sites and mushroom shaped chimneys of Cappadocia with stunning panorama of the Goreme, Uchisar, Avanos and surrounding area with a bird’s eye view. Return will be around 07h30 back to our hotel depending on the season time change and we will have enough time to have a quick shower and breakfast. You can pack up your luggages and leave them in the reception.Departure from the hotel and start our day trip with a 3 km hiking in red valley. You would leave no stone unturned on this journey through Cappadocia. During this slow paced hiking, you will have a chance to see many hidden cave dwellings and natural formations while ending up our trail in Cavusin Village where you can picture the oldest church in the region dedicated to St.John. Lunch in a local restaurant and continue paying a visit to underground city of Kaymakli which is considered as the architectural masterpieces of Hittite people dug in the ground almost 3000 years ago. We will see their ventilation shafts, round stone doors for protection from enemy attacks, winery and much more.Photo and Tea break in panoramic point over pigeon valley.Returning our hotels and pick up our luggages and continue to airport for our flight back to Istanbul at 19h40. Arrival in Istanbul a and transfer to your selected hotel.Overnight in Istanbul.
6th Day-Free Day in Istanbul-Transfer to airport(Breakfast)
Price:565 USD per person in double or triple room and 110 USD per person for Balloon Tour
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