ISTANBUL & CAPADOCIA WINTER SPECIAL

6 Days 5 Nights
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Description

PACKAGE INCLUDES: 

  • Return Airtickets
  • Return Airport transfers
  • All transfers mentioned in the above program
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • Accommodation4*
  • 3NStay at hotel in Istanbul Ramada Golden horn hotel or similar
  • 2N Stay at Cappadocia Blue Valley Cave Hotel or similar
  • Meal plan as above program
  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Guided Istanbul Bosporus CruiseTour
  • Guided Princes Island tour
  • GuidedCappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non – smoking coach
  • Professional English – speaking tour guides
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Package Cost

AED 3699.00 Per person on double/Triple sharing basis

Itinerary

Day 1 Istanbul Arrival Day

Arrive -Meet at the airport, get a transfer to your hotel. and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 -Full day Istanbul City Tour

(Breakfast included)

Pick up at 08:30 am 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. Then proceed to 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 13:00 pm. After the lunch we 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.

Day 3 -Full day Istanbul Princes' Island Tour

(Breakfast included)

Enjoy a cruise in the Marmara Sea to Istanbul's famous Princes' Islands. This is your opportunity to see Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower and Uskudar from the sea. Stop at Buyukada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes. During the Summer season, enjoy the magical atmosphere that the Island's beach resort has to offer including many optional water sporting activities. Tour the island with horse-drawn carriages before stopping for an exquisite lunch at a fish restaurant. After your tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4  Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise Tour & Istanbul to Cappadocia

(Breakfast included)

Pickup time is about 08:30 from your hotel. You will visit: Grand Spice Bazaar, mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers etc. Then take you to the Bosporus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residential and luxurious apartments. Rumeli Fortress (from the boat – no interior visit), historical armament built by the Conqueror to control and protect the Bosporus. A unique example of military architecture. After the tour Transfer to Istanbul airport for domestic flight to Kayseri. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia. Dinner and overnight in Cappadocia.

 

Day 5 - Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air Museum Tour

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

You will be picked up approximately 09:30. We will drive you to Ozkonak underground city, one of the best-preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia. then visit 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 a lunch break. After lunch, you visit a pottery workshop, 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 toa 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. Dinner will be served at the hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 6 Cappadocia to Istanbul & End of Tour

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast check out from the hotel. Today we depart for Kayseri Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back 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

Terms & Conditions

  • Rates are subject to availability.
  • Above is just a quote, no booking made yet.
  • Peak season surcharges may apply on some dates.
  • The itinerary is subject to change/swap without any prior notice
  • There will not be any refund for any unutilized service or sightseeing
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
  • Any meals and services, unless mentioned in the itinerary, are not included
  • You are fully responsible for verifying and obtaining the documents required for your trip and visa
  • Check In to the hotel is always 1400/1500 hours & Check-Out is always 1100/ 1200 Hours. Early check-in and late check-out is subject to availability
  • Tips to driver /guide are optional
  • Entrance fees & meals / Optional activities are optional

Note: - Rates are subject to availability at the time of confirmation. Passport & UAE Residence Visa must be Valid up to 6 months from the date of travel. Visa approvals are subject to the embassy’s decision

 

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