Istanbul to Cappadocia
Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
  • Tour Code: BTT06
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  • Departures: Every day, all year around


DAY 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

After arrived in Istanbul you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2: Byzantine and Ottoman Relics Tour

After the breakfast at your hotel we start for full day sightseeing tour of Istanbul. As a first stop of us,we will visit Topkapi Palace (harem section is optional-extra), ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople (center of the chariot races) and go on with the Hagia Sophia, the Byzantine church which was converted into a mosque in 15th century. We go on at Sultanahmet Squere with the Blue Mosque and finally we will stop at Grand Covered Bazaar and will have free time to discover 4000 tiny shops in the passageways of the world's largest covered bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L)

Day 3: Half Day Morning Bosphorus Cruise

After your breakfast, 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 taste of the impression 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 along the Strait of Marmara at the same time. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

Day 4: Istanbul Cappadocia

Early in the morning you will be transferred to airport for the flight to Kayseri airport on arrival you will be pick up and join for Cappadocia tour Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's "fairy chimneys", where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. We complete the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle, giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Visit the carpet cooperative to see how the Turkish carpets are weaven by hand. Overnight stay in Cappadocia. (B, L,)

Day 5: Cappadocia Istanbul

Depart from your hotel to visit as our first stop of day is going to be Red Valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin Village After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today. As storage areas, stables, and cellars are worth to see. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar transfer to airport stay overnight in Istanbul (B, L,)


Free time till transfer to airport or extend your holiday with one of our tour packages in turkey or pickup combined tours to Turkey Greece AND Egypt. (B)

What is included?

• Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
• Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
• All accommodation at selected category 3/4/5 star or boutique hotel
• All of the excursions mentioned in the schedule
• All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
• Entrance to the various sites
• Services charges and local taxes

What is not included?

• Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
• Drinks with meals
• International flight tickets.
• Domestic Flights