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ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA


From USD 625 * | from £ 456.25*

per person sharing

Day 1 Istanbul Arrival Day () Welcome to Istanbul! After meeting with driver transfer to your Istanbul hotel. Free and easy day. Overnight stay in Istanbul.


Day 2 Istanbul Old City Tour (B,L)  After Breakfast start your Istanbul tour, covering the following: Blue Mosque (Sultan Ahmet Mosque), a 16th century’s religious center and the only mosque in Istanbul with 6 minarets. Hippodrome square where horse carriage and gladiator fights took place during the Byzantian Empire. Next, Topkapi Palace – a museum palace with a wide collection of Porcelains, Treasuries, religious collect peace. It is the first Great Imperial Palace of Ottoman Dynasty.  Visit St. Sophia (Hagia Sophia), at one time a cathedral and a mosque, a now a magnificent museum. Next, visit the 500 year-old Grand Bazaar, which has more than 4000 shops selling local products handicrafts. Overnight in Istanbul. 

Day 3: Northern Cappadocia Tour(L)
Early morning pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport to take a flight to Cappadocia.
On your arrival you will be dropped to your agency office and 09:30-10:00am then you will join your tour. You will start your tour visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. End of the day transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Cappadocia.

Day 4: Southern Cappadocia Tour(B,L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-10:00am then you will join your tour.
Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses.
For lunch you are going to traditional Turkish Restaurant.
In the afternoon you will be amazed by Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar.
At the end of the day transfer to airport to take a flight back to Istanbul.

Day 5 Istanbul Departure (B)
You will have free and Easy day before you return back to your home. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home, bringing back wonderful memories and superb souvenirs from your Turkish vacation

Includes:

  • 4 Nights accommodation
  • English speaking guide, transportation, 
  • Breakfast (B), lunch (L)
  • Entrance fees, parking and local taxes
  • Domestic flight tickets (Subject to availability at the time of confirmation)

Excludes:

  • Gratuity to guide and driver
  • Personal Expenses
  • Visa Expenses if required
  • Portage services in the airport 
     
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