Duration: 06 Days / 05 Nights
Highlights: Istanbul, Bosphorus, Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar, Cappadocia, Goreme, Derinkuyu, Ihlara Valley, Pasabagi, Urgup, Avanos, Uchisar
Departure Dates: Everyday
Note: All Istanbul tour packages are modular & you can use these itineraries as a starting point & we can help modify this itineraries to accommodate your personal requirements & desires to find your perfect holiday.
Day 01 - Istanbul Arrival
When arriving the International Airport in İstanbul , you will be met by one of our guide who will accompany during your transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02 - Istanbul Sightseeing
After having breakfast, you visit the Egyptian Market built in 1664, the right place to buy herbal medicine, Turkish delights ( lokum), spices, teas and many other flavours . Then you will have a cruise on Bosphorous where you get amazed being in both Europa and Asia. Have lunch in the Topkapi Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultans for nearly 4 centuries. Topkapı Palace is the largest palace in the world to keep livin to our day, now being as a museum exhibiting remnants of religious and political importance from centuries ago. Free time at the Grand Bazaar (Kapalicarsi) for shopping before returning to the hotel.
Day 03 - Istanbul Sightseeing
You will have a start for a full day of sightseeing tour to meet the Bzaytine and Ottoman Traces. You will also visit one of the marvelous architectural building called Saint Sophia Museum. It was built by Constantine the Great in the 4th Century & reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. Then, you will visit Blue Mosque, built in 16th century, with its magnificent six ninarets and view of the success of Ottoman Empire in architecture. The Ancient Hippodrome, where the chariot races were held with three monuments, the Obelisk of Theodosius, the Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine . After lunch break, we drive across the first Bosphorus Bridge and take you to Camlica Hill on the Asian side. Camlica is the highest hill on Asia side of Istanbul where you will enjoy exhilarating views of two shores . Driving back to Europe over the Bosphorus Bridge, we go to Dolmabahce Palace, with more than 340 rooms and 8 Turkish Baths the Imperial Residence of the last six Sultans. End of the day you will be taken back to your hotel with evening at leisure.
Day 04 - Istanbul / Cappadocia by flight
Early check out and drive to Istanbul Airport for 06:30 Cappadocia flight arriving at 07:50 to Kayseri Airport. When you arrive the Cappadocia, you will be taken to your hotel to have a rest for a great trip on next day. After having breakfast you will first visit the fairy chimneys which are famous all around the world. Their shapes are like mushroom house. You will also make witnessing to the nice view of Devrent Valley. Then, you will go on your tour from Avanos where you will have your lunch. After lunch, you will be taken to Göreme Open Air Museum which is called by Unesco as a Heritage Site. When you come to end of your tour you will visit the natural churches in Uçhisar. End of the day, you will be transfered to your hotel. On your fifth day of your tour you will have a fantastic night in your traditional Cappadocian cave hotel
Day 05 - Cappadocia / Flight to Istanbul
After breakfast, we will start our day from Derinkuyu underground city, we'll walk through the underground city of Derinkuyu. Afterwards a short walk through the green Ihlara Valley along the stream and meeting some of the churches dug into the walls of the gorge. Have a break in Belisirma village for lunch and then go on to Selime for a nice view. Our last visit will be at the Agzikarahan Caravanserai built by the Seljuk Emperor to stay for travelers on the ancient Silk Road. Returning to Goreme Check out from hotel and transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airports (depending on flight availability) for flight to Istanbul. Transfer to your hotel upon arrival. Overnight Istanbul.
Day 06 - Istanbul Departure
On your 6th day in Turkey we will arrange your return filghts to your home.