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Istanbul&Cappadocia - 6 Days

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Tour Code:
TAT-0008
Season:
Everyday (All year round)
Departure Point:
Istanbul / SAW Airport
You will be greeted with a sign your name is written on.
Ending Point:
Istanbul / SAW Airport
Duration:
6 Days / 5 Night
Service Basis:
Sit in minibus (shared basis)
 
Available Language(s): 
• Tour guide throughout the tour
• English 
Included Services:
• 3 night accommodation in Istanbul
• 2 night accommodation in Cappadocia
• Economic class domestic flight tickets
• Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
• Admission fees for all sightseeings mentioned in the itinerary
• Transfer services from/to Airports on private basis
• Land transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle 
Excluded Services:
• Beverage with meals
• Tips for the guides & drivers (0ptional)
 
Good to know:
•Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes at the tours
•Please print your flight tickets, confirmed tour voucher and bring them with you.
•Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays, will be replaced with Underground Cistern
•Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays, will be replaced Arasta Bazaar
•Blue Mosque is closed on Fridays due to Friday prayer we will visit from the garden.
 
Hotels Info:
Istanbul
•Monopol Hotel (3*)
•Recital Hotel (4*)
•Sura Hagia Sophia(5*)
Cappadocia
•Jerveni Hotel (3*)
•Hera Cave (4*) 
•Exedra Cave (5*)
 
Additional Info:
• Contact our dedicated Custom Team for tailor-making your tour with special private service rates even for small groups of 4 people with special rates.
• Clients must be ready at the departure point 15 minutes before the exact pickup time.
• If you cannot find the service you need, please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
• Day tours are English guided and shared basis
• Guiding in your own language is upon availability and may require additional charge.
 

Itinerary

Highlights:
- Walk on the Ancient streets of historical peninsula and see Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar
- Enjoy cruising on the Bosphorus and see the monuments amoung such as Ottoman Mansions, Dolmabahce Palace, Ortkoy Mosque and more
- Explore Underground cities of Cappadocia and see rock cut churches, storage rooms and kitchens
- Learn history about early Christians, Byzantines, and Ottomans from your local expert guides
- Visit Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar and experience shopping with locals
- Learn how to make pottery from local experts
- Tasty amazing foods from Turkish Cuisine
- Skip-The-Line tickets, Internal flight tickets, airport transfers, 4* accommodation provided
Overview:
Visit Istanbul; where Asia Meets Europe and was the capital of 3 different empires, Walk on the historical Peninsula and visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi palace, enjoy cruising on the bosphorus and see the monuments among such as Ottoman mansions, Ortakoy Mosque and Dolmabahce palace. Explore the Underground cities of Cappadocia and see rock cut churches, storege rooms and kitchens, learn history about early Christians from your local guide, take photos of the fairy chimneys from the best photoshoot points. Skip-The-Line tickets, 4* accommadation, Internal flight tickets, Airport transfers, Lunch at tours provided.
Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul
Upon arrival at Istanbul / SAW Airport, you will be greeted and driven to your hotel. Check-in. Overnight in Istanbul.
(No Meal)
Day 2 Treasures of Istanbul
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Hagia Sophia; was the largest building on earth barring the Egyptian Pyramids or the Great Wall of China. It was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. Next; Topkapı Palace; As well as being the imperial residence of the Sultan, the palace was also the seat of government for the ottoman empire. It housed the ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to with Hippodrome; Built by the Roman Emperor Septimus Severus in 203AD, during the Roman period hippodrome was the civil center for the people of the city where once 100,000 spectators could be held. Next, Blue Mosque; Built by the Ottoman Sultan Ahmet I in the year 1616, Blue mosque today is one of the most famous landmarks of the old city with its famous six minarets and magnificent dome.  Next, Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops, it is one of the greatest bazaars in the World.  At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 3 HD Bosphorus Cruise / Flight to Kayseri
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, leave your luggage at the lobby. According your pick up time meet with your guide and start your half-day tour. Visit Spice Bazaar; It was called Egyptian Bazaar during the ottoman period because shopkeepers used to sell herbs and spices brought throughout Egypt and Asia. Next, Cruising on Bosphorus; where you will enjoy a magnificent view. A great history wıth beautiful nature. The shore is lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the excursion, you will pass the magnificent Dolmabahce Palace, Rustem Pasa Mosque, Rumeli Fortress and further along with the parks and imperial pavillions of Yildiz Palace. After tour drive you back to your hotel. Take your luggage and drive to Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Kayseri. Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your drıver who wıll drıve you safely to your hotel. Check in. Overnight in Cappadocia.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 4 Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia
According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour. Explore Goreme Museum; consists of many rock-cut churches from the second half of 9C with beautiful colorful frescoes decorating the walls. Next; Devrent Valley; famous for its quirky animal shaped rocks. It looks like a sculpture zoo made by nature. There is even a rock pillar which looks like the Virgin Mary, holding Jesus Christ. Take in the unique lunar landscape of the valley and feel like you're in another World. Next; Pasabagi which means: the Pacha's vineyard. This site is also called Monks Valley. The hermitage of Simeon monks was here. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon (Simon), and a hermit's shelter is built into one of the fairy chimneys with three heads. Pasabag valley contains some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and even triple rock caps. This style is unique even for Cappadocia and these fairy chimneys are named mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys. 
Next Avanos; where you will enjoy typical Turkish Lunch and experience make Potter with local experts. Next we continues to Goreme Panaroma, which has one of the best panoramic view of the Fairy chimneys. Next Uchisar the Naturel highest Rock Castle provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. At the end of the tour drive you back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 5 Underground Cities of Cappadocia / Flight to Istanbul
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out, According to your tour pick-up time meet with your guide and start your full-day tour.Visit Rose and Red Valley; is an incredibly unique area of Cappadocia with sharp ridges, tinted in pink especially during sunset!the minerals in the sandstone have a pink tinge. This pink becomes more and more evident throughout the day, peaking at sunset when the sun glows directly onto the Rose Valley giving it that fine shade of pink so many people come to see. Next Cavusin; is surrounded by a valley, which becomes gradually wider, called as Red Valley. The houses of the village were cut into massive rock formations. The village is famous with its rock-chuches. Next; Pigeon Valley; earned its name from the countless man made dovecotes (Pigeon Houses) that have been carved into the soft volcanic tuff. Pigeon Valley is one of the best spots for walking in the marvelous Cappadocia region.  Next; Underground Cities; once a place of refuge for 15000 christians. These settlements were of enormous value to the development of christianity as they provided shelter and worship and were in use until the end of 7C AD. Witness the ancient bedrooms, church, meeting hall and food storage rooms in this eight-storey city connected by 30km of corridors and passageways. Tour continue with Ortahisar; famous for its friendly inhabitants, picturesque stone houses, narrow streets and lovely churches as well as the castle-like rock formation after which the town is named. At the end of the tour drive you to Kayseri Airport for your 1hour 30min domestic flight to Istanbul .Upon arrival you wıll be greeted by your drıver who wıll drıve you safely to your hotel. Check in. Overnight in Istanbul.
(Breakfast-Lunch)
Day 6 Departure Day
Upon breakfast at the hotel check out and according to your flight time drive you to Istanbul Airport. End of our service.
(Breakfast)
 

Conditions

•Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show at specified meeting time.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for entry denied due to improper dressing.
•Its highly recommended to make a travel insurance for your holiday, as the provider can not be held responsible for the incident(s) which may occur during the tour.
•Amendments caused by the flights are upon availability and may require supplement fee.
•Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.
•The provider cannot be held responsible for letter mistakes that may occur from names forwarded to us for the purchase of flight tickets.
Tax: Included
Cancellation Policy: Hotels, Airport Transfers, Tours can be cancelled without any penalties 3 day(s) prior to first service date. Cancellations and changes made on purchased flight tickets are applied according to the cancellation and refund policies of airline companies.