Istanbul Cappadocia Tour Istanbul Cappadocia Tour
  • Tour date: All year around
  • Tour type: Private groups and individual
  • Tour price: Please contact us

Tour photos

Tour Details (6 Days - 5 Nights)

DAY 1 - Arrival in Istanbul

On arrival to istanbul meeting at the exit gate of airport transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Tour to Ancient Istanbul - Byzantine and Ottoman Relics

Today will be very impressive with specific history scenery and culture. Ancient Istanbul tour start from the Sultan Ahmet, the heart of the "ancient city" from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled Hagia Sophia, Symbol of Christian history one of the extraordinary examples of architecture, built as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, dedicated to the Sultan Ahmet. Hippodrome, center of sportive (chariot races, athletics) events and political activities of the old city. Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column, German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating Hippodrome Grand Covered Bazaar, Massive shopping center and largest "souk" in the world with nearly 4000 shops selling antiques, jeweler, gold, souvenirs. Topkapi Palace, Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy, section. Overnight Stay in Istanbul. (B L)

Day 3 - Half Day Morning Bosporus Cruise

Another beautiful day waiting for you. Bosporus is separating Europe and Asia from each other. While you are in Bosporus you can see both European and Asian Sides of Istanbul with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments, Rumeli Fortress, Historical military base built by the Conqueror to control and protect Bosporus. Free afternoon for leisure Overnight stay in Istanbul. (B)

Day 4 - Istanbul Cappadocia

Early in the morning transfer to airport for the flight to Cappadocia to Nevsehir or Kayseri airport on arrival you will be pick up and join for Cappadocia full day tour. An impressive day will start with Dervent valley. Than we keep going on with Pasabag "fairy chimneys", where you can feel the mystic of Fairy Chimneys. We will break at Avanos center of terracotta art. Ceramic dated back to the 3000 BC in the area and survived from to generations A visit to ceramic & tile center to see how the ceramics made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Icons in Cappadocia. Soft rocks OF Cappadocia from the clefts carved out to form stables, churches, monasteries. We will enjoy the day by taking a look to the Goreme Valley from next to the Uchisar Rock-Castle. Optional Turkish night (In the evening join for the Traditional Turkish night to see folk and belly dancer in the cave restaurant). (B L)

Day 5 - Cappadocia Istanbul OPTIONAL HOT AIR BALOON ( 04:45 – 08 15)

Today will be another mystical day, we will start with a visit to the Red valley for a hiking and discover rock-cut churches and hike 5 km through the Valley of Gulludere. Then keep going on with a visit to Cavusin village. Ancient Cavusin was already abandoned several about 11th Century. Lunch will be selection of Turkish Cuisine. In the afternoon drive to the Pigeon Valley for panoramic view, Kaymakli Underground City, dated back to the Hittites than used by the early Christians. Under Ground city specially carved to be used during the war time to save their lives as well as early Christians hide themselves from the Roman pressure, you can still see stables kitchen living room bedroom and more. On the way back visit the natural castles atOrtahisar end of our service transfer to airport (B L)

Day 6 - ISTANBUL

Free time till transfer to airport. (B))


WHAT IS INCLUDED?

* Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation.
* Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
* All accommodation at selected category 3/4/5 star or boutique hotel
* All of the excursions mentioned in the schedule 
* All of the meal mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* Entrance to the various sites
* Services charges and local taxes

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

* Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
* Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
* International flight tickets.
* Entry visa.
    2007- 2014 Nordic Travel Istanbul all rights reserved.