Istanbul & Cappadocia

  • Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
  • Starting from: Istanbul
  • Finishing at: Cappadocia
  • Places Covered: - Istanbul & Cappadocia
  • Tour Highlights: - Istanbul & Cappadocia

Day 1: Arrive Istanbul

Arrive Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon depart for half day tour (approx 01:00 pm). Bosphorus Cruise, the strait between Black Sea and Marmara Sea which separates Istanbul into two continents. A beautiful cruise to see different aspects of Istanbul. Visit Egyptian Spice Market to see the atmosphere of an Ottoman shopping centre which still have several shops for spices. After the tour, return to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Istanbul

After breakfast depart for a half-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul (approx 08:00 am). Hagia Sophia; 6th C. One of the oldest, the biggest and the most beautiful buildings of Istanbul. A Byzantin church, an Ottoman Mosque, a Republican museum; a temple for all civilisations.”, Blue Mosque; The only Imperial mosque of the Ottomans with six minarets. The mosque takes its name from its 21043 dominant blue colored hand made tiles. It’s built on the site of the Great Palace of Byzantium, on the southeastern side of the Hippodrome” “The Hippodrome of Constantinople a chariot-racing track and the sporting and social centre of Constantinople. Grand Bazaar. Free time for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 3: Istanbul – Cappadocia

After breakfast transfer to the airport to board the early flight to Kayseri (suggested flight is at 0830 hours). Upon arrival transfer to Cappadocia and start the sightseeing of the area including; Citadel of Uçhisar, the highest point of Cappadocia with a huge big rock Castle with almost 300 caves. Göreme Openair Museum, The biggest monastery of Cappadocia from Byzantine times. The cave churches are beautifully decorated with fresco. Paşabağ valley, the most interesting part of Cappadocia in terms of landscapes. The biggest Fairy Chimneys (Mushroom shape rocks), Avanos the handcraft center of Cappadocia, Avanos is the center of pottery for 4000 years Devrent Valley The valley famous with its new rock formations. A good place to see the way of formation. Overnight in Cappadocia.(B/L/D)

Day 4: Cappadocia 

After breakfast appox departure 09:00 – 09:30 am for sightseeing of Cappadocia including; Red Valley: 4 km hiking in nature and visit of cave church, Cavusin Village: Free time to explore the abandoned Cave Village, Kaymakli Underground City: Underground settlements of the early Christians, Pigeon Valley: Pigeon Houses in the rocks all along the valley. Overnight in Cappadocia. (B/L/D)

Day 5: Depart Cappadocia

After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Transfer to Kayseri airport to board your flight to Istanbul for your next destination. (B)

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 9 nights accommodation in the mentioned hotels
  • Meals are as indicated in the itineraries by :B(Breakfast),L(Lunch),D(Dinner)
  • Return airport transfers on SIC basis
  • The tours on SIC basis as per itinerary with English speaking guidance with pick up and drop at the hotel
  • Entrance Fees
  • Service Tax @ 3.09%

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • International or domestic Airfare, Airport Taxes
  • Drinks during meals
  • Visas & Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Tips and portrage at hotels
  • Tips to the driver and the guide
  •  Meals other than mentioned in the itinerary
  •  High Season, Trade Fair & Special Event surcharge
  •  Anything not specifically mentioned in the Price Includes section.