Istanbul & Cappadocia (5n/6d)

Taking a Balloon Ride in Cappadocia is probably the most incredible way to see the surreal landscape

Taking a Balloon Ride in Cappadocia is probably the most incredible way to see the surreal landscape

DAY 1 : Arrival to Istanbul
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul Airport, Our representative will meet you at the airport with your name sign and private transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Istanbul.

DAY 2 : Full Day Istanbul Tour
09.00 a.m. After breakfast, pick up from hotel and Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul – its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace ,Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place.Visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

DAY 3 : Full Day Istanbul Tour
08.30 a.m. After breakfast, pick up from hotel . First visit Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar): The air here is filled with the enticing aromas of cinnamon, caraway, saffron, mint, thyme and every other concievable herb and spice then Boat trip on the bosphorus A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages.  Afternoon visit Underground cistern. Overnight in Istanbul. (B)

DAY 4 : Istanbul – Cappadocia Tour
05.30 a.m. Pick up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport for 07.00 a.m. flight.to Cappadocia . Arrive in Kayseri airport at 08.25 a.m.. Meet by your guide and transfer to your hotel.Leave your luggages at the hotel and start for Private Cappadocia tour. First meeting with Cappadocia, visiting Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys in Urgup which are the most popular and seen on advertisements. Then we head on to Pigeons Valley, Pigeons have been always important for cappadocian people. That’s why people carved some pigeon houses to keep them in certain places. You will see that the houses for the pigeons are like the houses for the people. Then we descend into the center of the earth in the Kaymakli Underground City one of the largest and the deepest of 200 others in Cappadocia. After the tour program drive to your hotel. Overnight in a cave hotel. (B) 

DAY 5 : Cappadocia Tour – Istanbul
After breakfast take our second day private Cappadocia tour. Drive to Devrent Valley, take a walk through this lunar landscape where different rock formations can be seen.. Seeing the best examples of the fairy chimneys at Pasabag Fairy Chimneys Valley, we drive further to Avanos Town, which is famous with tile and pottery workshops. After lunch our next stop is Goreme Open Air Museum where you will enjoy the fantastic rock churches and beautiful frescos from various centuries decorating the walls of the churches. Then we drive to the Uchisar Rock Castle, which is the highest and the most dominant point, giving us a breathtaking panorama. We end the day visiting Esentepe Windy Hill for panaromic view and taking photos. Transfer to the airport for flight back to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul. Transfer to the hotel for overnight. (B)

DAY 6 : Home
After breakfast check out from the hotel and private transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight back home. The end of our services. (B)

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