5 Days tour to Turkey - Taste of Turkey - TST5D

5 Days tour to - Istanbul, Cappadocia & Goreme Open Air Museum


Day 1 - Thursday

Day 1 - Thursday

Arrival day - Istanbul

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.


Day 2 - Friday

Day 2 - Friday

Istanbul City Tour

After breakfast, we depart from the hotel at 08:30am for the Istanbul City Tour. "TOPKAPI PALACE" The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses 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, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is, the "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. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the "HIPPODROME", The Ancient Hippodrome was the scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After a short enjoyable lunch break, we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for shopping. After the shopping tour, come back to Hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3 - Saturday

Day 3 - Saturday

Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise | Cappadocia

After breakfast, depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus 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 airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia (Included). Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocai.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 - Sunday

Day 4 - Sunday

Cappadocia Underground City | Goreme Open Air Museum

After breakfast, you will be picked up approximately 09:30. We will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. 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 for 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 at 6.00pm and you will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Meal: Breakfat, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 - Monday

Day 5 - Monday

Cappadocia | Istanbul

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 IBMT Tours.

Meal: Breakfast
 


Price includes:

  • All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itinerary
  • Arrival airport transfer to Kayseri / Nevsehir airport
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
  • 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
  • 4 open buffet breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
  • Guided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
  • Professional English - speaking tour guides
  • Return airport transfer
  • Local taxes

Price does not includes:

  • International flights
  • Insurance: All types
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned at the included section

Hotels:

Istanbul
Ramada Hotel & Suite Golden Horn (4 Stars)
Cappadocia
Luxury Cappadocia Cave Resort and Spa(5 Stars Luxury).