Highlights

  • Istanbul ,Topkapi , Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Bosphorus
  • Goreme Open Air Museum, Underground City, Red Valley, Avanos

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical and Natural 4 days 3 Nights Regular / Private

Recommended, Individuals , Groups, Families

Istanbul Cappadocia Package Tour – Itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul Old city Walking Tour

Tour of “Sultan Ahmet Center”, the heart of the “Old City” from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture, constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome. Grand Covered Bazaar, most attractive shopping center and biggest “souk” in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jewelry, gold, carpets, leatherwear and souvenirs. Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy, section. Lunch included

CLOSED: St. Sophia on Monday / Replaced with Underground Cistern. Topkapı Palace on Tuesday / Replaced with Beylerbeyi Palace, Grand Covered Bazaar on Sunday.

Day 2 Bosporus Cruise Half Day

CITY WALLS The first breach of the walls was by the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the second by the cannons and troops of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in 1453. DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN As a natural and extremely secure harbor, the Golden Horn has played an important role in the development of Istanbul. The inlet separates the European shore into two. It is approximately 8 km long, and the widest part is the entrance from the Bosphorus. Two streams drain into this inlet at its far end.

SPICE BAZAAR (EGYPTIAN BAZAAR) The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other conceivable herb and spice. BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosphorus by the Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress. THE RUMELI FORTRESS (FROM THE SEA) (NO INTERIOR VISIT)

Day 3 Istanbul To Cappadocia By Flight

Pickup From Istanbul hotel transfer to airport for the flight to Kayseri/ Nevsehir , on arrival to airport you will be transferred to Cappadocia to join the full day Northern Cappadocia tour

Cappadocia unique destination of Turkey with its amazing landscape. First visit will be Dervent valley, than proceed to the Pasabag’s fairy chimneys which is known as Monk valley. After words we will drive to Avanos town. Avanos well known with its handmade terracotta and ceramic art work. We will have demonstration to see how the ceramics made by hand. Lunch will be featuring selection of Turkish cuisine. In the afternoon we are going to explore Goreme Open Air Museum to see the wall paintings that is telling stories of bible. Goreme open air museum was a complex with sanctuaries, churches, monasteries from the early Christianity period. Last stop will be panoramic viewpoint of down below the Uchisar Castle where you can see the castle and Goreme town with it is fantastic natural volcanic scenery lunch included.Lunch included. Istanbul Cappadocia Package Tour

Day 4 Cappadocia Full day Southern Tour

Today we will have another marvellous experience in Cappadocia. We are going to explore the Red valley throughout Cavus inn Village and hike about 2 km. Cavusin village still has the remarks of ancient settlements. After wards drive to lunch , in the afternoon enjoy the seamless panoramic view of Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon we are going to visit Underground City, Underground cities are constructed for the security reasons in ancient time also used by the Christians to hide themselves from the pressures of Roman empire. Underground city was eight floor; today we are able to see only four floors, It could accommodate 5000 people in emergency times. Those cities have depots, kitchens, bedrooms, ventilation shafts, churches and more… We are going to break at Ortahisar town. Transfer to airport for the flight back to Istanbul. On arrival to Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotels. Lunch included. Istanbul Cappadocia Package Tour

Please contact with us for hotel selection. You can extend your vacation in Cappadocia please contact with us for activities in destination. You can also add on Ephesus or Antalya extension

Above excursion is regularly running all year round. Private arrangements are also available on demand. For group requirements other languages are also available.

What The Price Includes

  • Pick up from to Hotels
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees ,per itinerary
  • Official tour Guide
  • Lunch on Full day Tours
  • One Night Cave Boutique  Hotel in Cappadocia

Not Included

  • Beverages
  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratitude to Tour Staff
  • Accommodation in Istanbul
  • Domestic Flight
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