DAY 01: CITY OF ORIGIN – ISTANBUL
Arrival at Istanbul airport, reception and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 02: ISTANBUL – CAPPADOCIA (B, L,D) – DOMESTIC FLIGHT 15 Kgr.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure in the morning to visit the Sehzade Mosque which is one of the most outstanding monuments in Istanbul, since it can be considered as the first representation of classical Ottoman architecture. Next we will do one of the most famous activities in Istanbul, a boat trip on the Bosphorus, a strait that separates Europe and Asia. During this journey you can see the palaces of the Sultans, old and typical wooden houses and enjoy history in a different way. We will finish our day with one of the star visits, the spice bazaar, established by the Ottomans 5 centuries ago and used since then. We will enjoy free time. End of visit in the Egyptian bazaar.
In the afternoon at the scheduled time transfer to Istanbul airport, domestic flight to Cappadocia, transfer to hotel, dinner and overnight.
DAY 03: CAPPADOCIA (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit of this fascinating region and original landscape, formed by the lava spewed by the Erciyes and Hasan volcanoes 3 million years ago. Visit to the Goreme Open-air museum, an incredible Byzantine monastic complex made up of churches carved into the rock with beautiful frescoes. Visit of the valleys of Avcilar and Güvercinlik, which have a spectacular landscape of the so-called Fairy Chimneys, lunch during the visit in a local restaurant. After lunch, visit the Pasapag valley and the panoramic views of the valleys of Cappadocia to take the best photos of Cappadocia. Continuation of some typical visits to the carpet, onyx and turquoise workshops where you can find quality and good prices. Dinner at the hotel. Hotel accommodation in Cappadocia. (During your stay in Cappadocia you will have the possibility to participate in a folk dance show in a typical cave with unlimited regional drinks and take an optional hot air balloon excursion at sunrise).
DAY 04: CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL (DOMESTIC FLIGHT and B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel. At the scheduled time, departure to Cappadocia airport, domestic flight to Istanbul, arrival in Istanbul, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 05: ISTANBUL (B)
Breakfast at the hotel and free time to get to know the city with the possibility of taking an optional full-day excursion to the Jewels of Constantinople with lunch.
DAY 06: ISTANBUL – CITY OF ORIGIN
Breakfast and transfer to Istanbul airport. End of our services.
Incluido / Included
- Domestic regular flight with 15 kg baggage
- All transfers by air-conditioned minibus or bus (also airport - hotel - airport)
- 3 nights stay in Istanbul at the chosen hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
- 2 nights in 4 Sup. hotels or similar in Cappadocia with breakfast
- English speaking guide
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Visits indicated in the itinerary
- All entrance fees
Excluido / Excluded
- Drinks, tips to driver and guide and personal expenses