Istanbul & Cappadocia
Vacation Type: Package Tours 
Duration: 6 Days
Tour Code: clx 02 
 
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  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Hotels
  • Optionals

Istanbul and Cappadocia are two of the several must see places of Turkey and they both are enique to Turkey. 

  Tour highlighs: 

     Sultanahmet Mosque 

     Hagia Sophia 

     Bosphorus Cruise 

     Spice Bazaar 

     Grand Bazaar . 

     Uchisar

     Goreme Openair Museum

     Rose Valley

     Kaymaklı Underground City

     Pigeon Valley 



 

Day 1              Fly / Istanbul                                                          

Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel.In the afternoon depart for half day tour.

Bosphorus Cruise, the strait between Black Sea and Marmara Sea which seperates 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 yours. Overnight in Istanbul.

 

Day 2              Istanbul                                                        

After breakfast, depart for a half-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul. 

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                                           

After breakfast, free at leisure or take one of the optional tours.Overnight in Istanbul.(B)

 

Day 4              Istanbul /Cappadocia Fly              

After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch 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 beautiflly 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 5              Cappadocia

After breakfast, depart 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 6              Cappadocia / Fly / Home                  

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



 

5 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



 

The City Hotel            Mustafa Hotel

Mod.4**

 
 

Taksim Metropark            Dinler Nevsehir

4**

 
 

Celal Aga Konagı              Dinler Urgup

5**

 

Faros Taksim            MDC Cave Hotel

SPC

 

 



Turkish Night in Cappadocia or Istanbul

Balloning over Cappadocia

Horse riding

Quad riding