DAY 01 - Arrival:
Arrival to Istanbul Airport and meet for transfer on to the hotel. Rest of the day is then at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY 02 - Historical Sights in Sultanahmet:
Breakfast at hotel then meet to join on regular group tour (private guided available on request) to explore some of the most important sights in the historical area. Visit the Blue Mosque, St Sophia, Hippodrome and Obelisk, the Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace (excluding optional extra entrance to Harem room). After the tour, return to hotel with evening at leisure. Overnight in Istanbul. **Additional days & tours (example Bosphorous Cruise) can be added to Istanbul if required.
DAY 03 - North Cappadocia Sightseeing:
Check-out and transfer to airport for departure on early morning flight to Cappadocia. Arrival and meet to join up on the full day regular group tour (private guided on request) visiting Devrent Valley and Monk's Valley (Pasabagi) where you find the world famous fairy chimneys. Break for lunch in Avanos then on to visit Goreme Open-Air Museum to explore the numerous churches & monasteries with their frescoes. These churches and monasteries where carved from the soft volcanic stone and decorated by Medieval Orthodox Christian Monks around 1000-1200AD. Also view Uchisar natural rock castle. Overnight in Cappadocia.
DAY 04 - South Cappadocia Tour:
Breakfast, check-out and depart on another full day tour this time starting with a visit to Derinkuyu Underground City, built as a defence and hiding site during the period of spreading Christianity, Then hike (medium grade +/- 4km) through the beautirful Ihlara Valley vieing rock hewn churches found along the stream. After lunch visit monastery in Selimiye and a caravanserai. Return to hotel with evening at leisure. Overnight in Cappadocia. **Depending on your international flight departure time the following day, we could also arrange for you to return to Istanbul on this evening instead.
DAY 05 - Departure:
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Kayseri/Nevsehir Airport for return flight to Istanbul (or on to any other area you might prefer). Arrival Istanbul Airport and check-in for your international departure.
Hotel accomodation (BB and/or HB basis)
All noted sightseeing tours on regular group (or private guided basis)
Main entrance fees to sights visited and lunches on full day tours
Domestic land/air transport in each area including airport transfers
Taxes and handling servicesNOTES:
This package is available year round, January to December
Extra days / nights and additional tours can be added
Suitable for individuals and groupsAverage Package Rates:
(for reference only - depends on season, number of persons, hotels, etc)
2* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
3* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
4* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
5* starting from : Euro per person sharing in double/twin (low season)
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