AVAILABLE: Everyday Departure From 15th April 2018 to 15th October 2018
MEALS: Full Board as mentioned in the itinerary.
Welcome to Turkey!
Turkey and Istanbul is the place you definitely need to see. Istanbul is the only city in the world to be built on two continents. Istanbul has an interesting history and the real beauties.
Today Istanbul has a population of 14.4 million making it the sixth largest city in the world.
You will enjoy and fall in love with Istanbul.
Discover Istanbul a selection of shops, attractions, art and culture in Istanbul for you.
If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further. Enjoy first class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul and the underground cities of Cappadocia. This an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus rides just domestic flights getting you to your destination comfortable and relaxed.
Meet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Ataturk airport is 20 km away from city center and Sabiha Gokcen airport is 55 km away from city center. Transfer from Ataturk airport to your hotel is included, if you arrive to Sabiha Gokcen airport please contact us for transfer rates
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for a day tour of old Istanbul city.
Visit to TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.
SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
Lunch break at 13:00pm after the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more than 4,000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths’ street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes.
After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Please Note : St. Sophia Museum Closed on Mondays , Topkapi Palace Closed
on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar Closed on Sundays.
(Breakfast Lunch and dinner included)
After breakfast depart for Bosporus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosporus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar). BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant.
After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia.
Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Overnight in Cappadocia
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)
You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors, then visit to 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 wine shop 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.
After breakfast you will have free time in Cappadocia. Today we depart for Kayseri Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing Antropoti.
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Price: at request
NOTE: Book minimum one month earlier before visiting.