Istanbul & Cappadocia

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Tour Name: Istanbul & Cappadocia

Type: Private ( Personal ) Tour

Start & End Point: Istanbul

Operates: Everyday / All Year Round

Tour duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Transport: (According to size of your party) Minivan / Minibus / Coach

Stay: (Accommodations in your choice of hotels) Budget / 3 Star / Boutique / 4 Star / 5 Star & Deluxe Hotels

Size: Minimum 1 Person

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

 

DAY 1     : Arrive in Istanbul

Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure

Overnight: Istanbul - Meals (No)

 

DAY 2     : Istanbul - Old City Tour

Enjoy the classic part of Ancient Constantinople with its must see sites:

See: Ancient Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapi Palace & Grand Bazaar

Overnight: Istanbul - Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)

 

DAY 3     : Istanbul - Bosporus Cruise - Evening Flight to Cappadocia

See: Drive Bosphorus Bridge to Asian Side for Beylerbeyi Palace & Camlica Hill. After Lunch, Spice Market, Golden Horn (the Harbour) & Bosphorus Cruise with a ferry ride,

(See from the ferryboat; Bridges, Castles, Palaces on the European & Asian sides of the city)

Overnight: Istanbul - Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)

 

DAY 4     : Flight to Cappadocia  & North Cappadocia Tour

Early Morning transfer to airport and fly to Cappadocia. Up on arrival, pick up transfer to Hotel. Visit:

* Goreme Open Air Musuem (The rock-cut churches & monasteries with frescoes).

* Uchisar Cave Houses and Pigeon Houses We enter to one of the cave houses which are used as a cafeteria today and have an apple tea while relaxing.

* The Pigeon Valley The valley which is housing thousands of Dovecotes which was dug out into the cliff of the valley by the farmers of Cappaocia to collect the guano and fertilize the farms in the past. 

* Pashabagi fairy-chimneys Valley known as Monks Valley as well.

* Avanos Historic Pottery Town of Cappadocia

* Dervent valley - also called as Pink or Imagination valley with Its famous pink rock formations.

* Urgup fairy-chimneys they are the symbol of Cappadocia with their caps on top

Overnight: Cappadocia - Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)

 

Cappadocia Optional Early Morning Activitiy;

Balloon Flight Tour in Cappadocia - It offers sweeping views of the rocky landscape of Cappadocia.

 

Cappadocia Optional Night Activities;

* Whirling Dervish Night Show Tour – A show in a 13th C Caravanserai built on Silk Road.

* Turkish Night Show Tour in Cappadocia – Folk dances and Belly Dance shows with Dinner.

 

 

DAY 5     : South Cappadocia Tour

* Ihlara Valley ( walking 3 km and visit rock-cut churches and troglodites )

* Lunch in Belisirma Village in middle of Ihlara valley.

* Selime Monastery (the biggest rock-cut monastery in Cappadocia).

* Derinkuyu Underground city (the biggest shelter in Cappadocia)

Overnight: Cappadocia - Meals (Breakfast & Lunch)

 

DAY 6     : Transfer to Cappadocia Airport & Flight to  Istanbul - Free Afternoon in Istanbul

Morning Transfer to the airport, Flight to Istanbul. 

Meal (Breakfast)

 

DAY 7     : Depart Istanbul

Transfer to the airport, 3 hours before for your departure flight. 

Meal (Breakfast)

 

CLOSED

* Hagia Sophia on Monday: Replaced with one of these sites: Basilica Cistern, Kariye Museum or Turkish & Islamic Art Museum

* Topkapi Palace on Tuesday: Replaced with one of these sites: Basilica Cistern, Kariye Museum or Turkish & Islamic Art Museum

* Beylerbeyi Palace on Monday & Thursday / Replaced with Kariye Museum or Basilica Cistern

* Grand Bazaar on Sunday Replaced with authentic shops

 

Inclusions

• All transfers from Istanbul Airports - Arrival & Departure transfers

• All transfers from Cappadocia Airports - Arrival & Departure transfers

• All admission fees (Museum Tickets) in tours

• Listed meals only

• 6 Night Accommodations in your choice of hotels (Bed & Breakfast)

• Transportation with comfortable AC nonsmoking Vehicle

• Professional guiding services during tours by a licensed Guide

• All Highway tickets and Parking fees.

• Boat trip in Istanbul

 

Exclusions

• Domestic flight tickets - Can be arranged on request with extra fee.

• All customary tips to Guide & Driver

• All Drinks

• All personal expenses

• Optional Activities  

• Laundry Services

 

ENQUIRIES:

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