Istanbul and Cappadocia Tours are 5 day\'s long and covers the 2 full day guided tour in Istanbul, 1 full day guided tour in Cappadocia. Day 1- Istanbul - Arrival Day Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel, Day 2 - Istanbul Old City Tour. Overnight in Istanbul Day 3 - Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour in Istanbul and Fly To Cappadocia and Overnight Day 4 - Full Day Cappadocia Tour in Capadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia Day 5 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour (Breakfast included)
Details of Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour
Day 1- Istanbul - Arrival Day Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel.
The rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 - Istanbul Old City Tour (B - L)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and start a full day of sightseeing tour of Istanbul old city, discover the Byzantine and Ottoman Relics, visit Saint Sophia Museum, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century. It is one of the architectual marvels of all time, then visit the Sultanahmet Cami (Blue Mosque), built in the 16th century, unique with 6 minarets and its magnificent interior decoration of the blue Iznik tiles. The Ancient Hippodrome, was the scene of chariot races and constains three monuments: Obelisk of Theodosius,bronze serpentine column and German Fountian of Wilhelm II. Before lunch visit the Grand Covered Bazaar (Kapalicarsi) one of the oldest and biggest Bazaars in the world with more than 4,000 shops selling souvenirs, rugs & kilims, jewelry, pottery, leather and almost everything. Visit Royal Topkapi Palace, the great palace of the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. As a last, Suleymaniye Mosque will be viseted. Little Hagia Sophia Mosque is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century. It is early domed – basilica architectural plan of famous Hagia Sophia which was applied here first time in the history. Temple is founded by powerful emperor Justinianos whose reign was golden age of Roman Empire and now is used as a mosque since 1497. At the end of the tour, you will be droped off your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 3 - Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Two Continents Tour and Fly To Cappadocia (B - L)
After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel and takken to meeting point. Firstly we will drive along the Byzantine City Walls that surround the Old City. Then we will reach Golden Horn, the river that separates European side into two parts.There we will stop in Spice Bazaar, a small version of Grand Bazaar, where you can buy Turkish delight, apple tea, turkish tea etc. After this stop, we will get on the boat and start for Bosphorus Cruise until the second bridge.While we are cruising on Bosphorus you will see Rumeli Fortress, Dolmabahçe Palace and many other houses and palaces on European and Asian Side of Istanbul. After the cruise we come back to the port and we go to a restaurant for lunch.After lunch, we get on the bus and cross the Bosphorus Bridge to get to the Asian Side. we will drive to Camlica Hill which is the highest point in Istanbul.You will have the best view of the city on that hill. After the tour depart for Istanbul Ataturk Airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 4 - Breakfast - Full Day Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in Cappadocia
Cappadocia Tour You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour. Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia. After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks. Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries. Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three-headed fairy chimneys. After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wineshop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia
Day 5 -Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour (Breakfast included)
After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.
Includes of Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour
- Return airport transfer from Istanbul Ataturk Airport
- Return airport transfer to Kayseri / Nevsehir Airport
- Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
- Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
- 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
- 4 open buffet breakfasts
- Guided Istanbul City Tour
- Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
- Guided Cappadocia tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
- Professional English-speaking tour guides
Excludies of Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour
- International flights
- Personal expenses:
- Lunches, extras at hotel or additional meals
- Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers
- Insurance: All types
Pick-up and Drop-off Details of Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour