Istanbul-Cappadocia 5 days 6 nights Istanbul

Description

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul, Transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival in Istanbul transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore on your own.

  • Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. During the tour you will visit: Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 5:30 pm.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise, Flight to Cappadocia

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel to pick your luggages than we will drop off you to Istanbul domestic airport for your flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia. Check in to your hotel in Cappadocia and rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4: Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

You may add an optional Hot Air Balloon Ride over picturesque Cappadocia to your tour at an extra cost of 175 EURO. With an early morning pick up around 5:00 am from your hotel you can join an early morning Hot Air Balloon ride for approximately 60 minutes. If interested, please request at the time of booking your tour with us and we can make all necessary arrangements on your behalf!

After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Gulludere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Cavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul you will be met at the airport and transferred from the airport to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Final Departure

After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Airport as per your international flight details. End of tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Description

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul, Transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival in Istanbul transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore on your own.

  • Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. During the tour you will visit: Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 5:30 pm.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise, Flight to Cappadocia

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel to pick your luggages than we will drop off you to Istanbul domestic airport for your flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia. Check in to your hotel in Cappadocia and rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4: Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

You may add an optional Hot Air Balloon Ride over picturesque Cappadocia to your tour at an extra cost of 175 EURO. With an early morning pick up around 5:00 am from your hotel you can join an early morning Hot Air Balloon ride for approximately 60 minutes. If interested, please request at the time of booking your tour with us and we can make all necessary arrangements on your behalf!

After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Gulludere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Cavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul you will be met at the airport and transferred from the airport to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Final Departure

After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Airport as per your international flight details. End of tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

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Description

Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul, Transfer to Hotel

Upon arrival in Istanbul transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore on your own.

  • Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Full Day Istanbul Old City Tour

After breakfast at approximately 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. During the tour you will visit: Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel at around 5:30 pm.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Half Day Bosphorus Cruise, Flight to Cappadocia

After breakfast check out from your hotel in Istanbul. Around 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to visit the Spice Bazaar (or Egyptian Bazaar). Filled with spices, dried fruits, nuts and seeds, lokum (Turkish delight) and other edibles, Spice Bazaar has a smell of the fragrance of the exotic East. Then join a boat excursion on the Bosphorus on a shared tour. Enjoy viewing Ottoman palaces, Bosphorus bridge, citadels, centuries-old mansions and the European and Asian shorelines at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel to pick your luggages than we will drop off you to Istanbul domestic airport for your flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia. Check in to your hotel in Cappadocia and rest of the day is free.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast

Day 4: Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

You may add an optional Hot Air Balloon Ride over picturesque Cappadocia to your tour at an extra cost of 175 EURO. With an early morning pick up around 5:00 am from your hotel you can join an early morning Hot Air Balloon ride for approximately 60 minutes. If interested, please request at the time of booking your tour with us and we can make all necessary arrangements on your behalf!

After breakfast around 9:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to join the full day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next you will visit the Pasabag Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your full day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Gulludere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Cavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival in Istanbul you will be met at the airport and transferred from the airport to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul
  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Final Departure

After breakfast check out from hotel (before 12:00), transfer to Istanbul Airport as per your international flight details. End of tour and services.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast