|DEPARTURE EVERYDAY||BY FLIGHT NO BUSSES||GROUP SIZE 15 -16|
Day 1 - Welcome to Istanbul
Upon your arrival in Istanbul Ataturk Airport our representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise with Two Contnents Tour
Breakfast and Lunch included
After breakfast around 08:10 - 08:20 pick from your Hotel for full day regular Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace Tour Proceed to the mouth of the Golden Horn, to explore the Spice Market of seventeenth century origin and visit the Rustempasha Mosque built by architech Sinan. You will take the one and half hours Bosphorus Cruise Sightseeing Boat Trip up Istanbul's winding straits for a chance to relax and admire the shoreline of beautiful mosques, lavish palaces and decadent villas. While on boat from the sea you'll see Dolmabahce and Beylerbeyi Palaces, Ottoman summer mansions and Ortakoy mosque, the defensive Rumeli Fortress and Bosphorus Bridge; one of the world's largest suspension bridges, all alongside passing fishing boats, yachts, huge cargo ships and tankers. Drive to the Asian part of Istanbul crossing the Intercontinental Bosphorus bridge. After lunch(at the top of Camlica Hill) visit the Camlica Hill; the highest point where you can overlook Istanbul and take nice pictures. Drive back to European side to visit Dolmabahce Palace was the first European style palace built by Ottoman Sultans between 1843 and 1846.This is the last residence for Ottoman Sultans with 365 rooms and 22 saloons. Famous with the great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier. Ataturk lived the final part of his life in the residental part of the palace and died there. 17:00 - Tour finishes and return back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Sultanahmet Walking (Old City) Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
After breakfast around 08:10 - 08:20 pick from your hotel for full day regular walking old city tour. For out of Sultanahmet hotel accommodation will pick up/dropp with our car.
visit the Hagia Sophia Museum; a fifth century church, once the greatest in all the world. The next stop is at the Blue Mosque renowned for its striking blue Iznik tiled interior and unique with six minarets. Afterwards, visit the ancient Roman Hippodrome to see Serpent Column, Obelisk of Thutmose III, Walled Obelisk and The German Fountain ("The Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain"), an octagonal domed fountain in neo-Byzantine style. Following a lunch break in the old town, visit Topkapi Palace from which Ottoman Sultans ruled their grand empire for over four hundred years. Finally visit the Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi) The oldest and the largest covered market place in the world with more than 3000 shops with its rich collection of handmade carpets, jewellery, leather and souvenirs. Tour finishes around 17:00, transfer back to hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 4 - Istanbul to Cappadocia
We will transfer you to the airport with our private car early morning regarding the Istanbul to Kayseri/Nevsehir flight. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival gate with a paper sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia.
Tour Start from Devrent Valley ( Imagination Valley), spectacular fairy chimneys and beautiful land scapes. After Devrent valley, we will visit Pasabag( known as monk valley) where double and triple headed rock formation. Lunch at Avanos, famous for pottery and Red river ( Kızılırmak). After lunch, you will visit Goreme open air museum which heart of Cappadocia. Goreme open air museum famous for wall painting, dates back to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. The last stop will be Uchisar castle, natural and one of the biggest mass fairy chimney of the region. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 5 - Cappadocia to Istanbul
Hiking & Underground City Tour
Breakfast and Lunch Included
Optional : Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise(operated between 05:00/05:30 until 07:00-07:30).
Check out from hotel after breakfast. Depart from your Hotel for the tour to visit Red valley, explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike through the colorfull and breahtaking fairy chimneys. After 4 kms hiking, you will visit Cavusin ( Greek village ), famous for rock cut churches. After lunch, you will visit the one of the magical place of region, Kaymaklı underground city, largest underground city of Cappadocia. After Kaymaklı underground city, you will visit pigeon valley famous for dove cotes. The last stop is Ortahisar castle, biggest mass fairy chimney of Cappadocia.
After tour transfer to Kayseri/Nevsehir airport. Take a flight from Kayseri/INevsehir to Istanbul airport. Upon your arrival in Istanbul airport we will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul
Day 6 - Transfer to airport
Please check out from hotel before noon. Our driver will transfer you from your Hotel to Airport 3 hours prior to your flight. End of your tour and services.
• Arrival and Departure airport transfer in Istanbul
• Istanbul – Kayseri/Nevsehir – Istanbul domestic flight tickets with relevant airport transfers
• Transportation by a comfortable AC non smoking Luxurious car/Van with professional driver
• Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours
• 4 night BB accommodation in Istanbul
• 1 night BB accommodation in Cappadocia
• Entry fees to the sites and museums
• 4 Breakfast at the hotel and 4 Lunch on tours
• Tips to restaurant
• Parking fees
• Local taxes and service charges
• Meals not mentioned on the itinerary
• Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel