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5 Days Istanbul & Cappadocia Tour By Bus - YK013

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Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul airport and meet for transfer on to your hotel

Pass By: Istanbul Duty Free, Istanbul International Airport, Istanbul Turkey
Arrival to Istanbul airport and meet for transfer on to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure (as per your flight arrival time). Overnight in Istanbul.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Istanbul

Day 2: Istanbul – Sultanahmet (B/L)

Stop At: Sultanahmet District, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
08:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of Old City.

In this day you will be able to see:

ST SOPHIA : Byzantium largest cathedral, converted to mosque 1453 by the Ottoman Empire and today open as a museum to see both religion remains.

SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE : This mosque complex, containing Istanbul’s only mosque with six minarets was built by Sedefkar Mehmet Aga for Sultan Ahmed 1st. early 17th century.

HIPPODROME : Center of sport activities and political events of the Eastern Roman Empire.

GRAND COVERED BAZAAR : Famous shopping center worldwide. Shopping possibilities for carpet, jewellery, leather etc.

Topkapi Palace : Built between 1475 and 1478 by Mehmet II, Fatih, the conqueror of Istanbul, served as the residence of the sultan and administrative seat of the Ottoman Empire for 400 years. (excludes: extra entrance to Harem & Treasury rooms).

After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Overnight in Istanbul.

Please note that St. Sophia is closed on Mondays and the Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays. As such, if your tour falls on these days we will replace either sights with a visit to the Kariye Museum also known as The Chora Church. The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday.

EVENING BUS TO CAPPADOCIA ( URGUP CITY )
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cappadocia Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel

Day 3: Fairy Chimneys Tour at 09:30am

Pass By: Urgup bus station, İmran, Güllüce Cd. No:27, 50400 Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
MORNING ARRIVE TO URGUP BUS STATION

MORNING ARRIVE TO NEVSEHIR BUS STATION AT 07:30AM AND TAKE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO GO URGUP CITY BUS STATION TO MEEY WITH MY DRIVER TO TRANSFER YOU TO OUR DEDELI KONAK HOTEL IN URGUP CITY

Stop At: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
Fairy Chimneys Tour at 09:30am

In this day you will be able to see:

DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.

LOVE VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.

AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.

UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.

Overnight in Cappadocia.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cappadocia Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel

Day 4: Rose Valley & Underground City Tour at 09:30am

Stop At: Rose Valley, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see:

KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.

CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away

however.

Underground City: One of largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.

PIGEON HOUSE: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.

EVENING BUS TO ISTANBUL AT 19:00PM
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Arrive in Istanbul

Pass By: Sultanahmet District, Istanbul 34122 Turkey
Arrival at Istanbul Bus Station

YOU WILL TAKE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE TO GO OLD TOWN OF SULTANAHMED

End of tour and services. (If you would like, you can extend your trip by adding extra nights in Istanbul, please advise)

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Arrival, departure airport transfers and ground transportation
  • 1 nights in Istanbul Boutique hotel including breakfast
  • 1 nights in Cappadocia at Cave hotel including breakfast
  • Deluxe air-conditioned minivan for all transfers
  • Bus tickets from Istanbul to Cappadocia as return
  • Professional English speaking guide on the tours
  • Entry/Admission - Sultanahmet District
  • Entry/Admission - Fairy Chimneys
  • Entry/Admission - Rose Valley
Exclusions
  • Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours:
  • No 5-star hotels available for this itinerary
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Additional Information St. Sophia is closed on Monday, this will be replaced with the Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesday, it will be replaced with the Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) Grand Bazaar is closed on Sunday This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour The regular group tour has shopping stop included in the tour
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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