Turkey 5Days Tour

4 Nights & 5 Days

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR : ISTANBUL – CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL…

DAY WISE ITINERARY

Istanbul – Arrival Day

Meeting with our staff at Istanbul airport and transfer to the hotel for your first night in Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

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Istanbul City Tour (Open buffet breakfast and local lunch are included)

At 08:30am pick up from the hotel for full day tour of old Istanbul city. The tour starts at HIPPODROME Square. It was a public arena mainly for chariot races and also home to gladiatorial games, official ceremonies, celebrations, protests, torture to the convicts and so on. The GERMAN FOUNTAIN OF WILHELM II, the OBELISK OF THEODOSIUS, the bronze SERPENTINE COLUMN and the COLUMN OF CONSTANTINE are other monuments at the square.

SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE built in the 17th century and known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.

St. SOPHIA, This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great, in 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.

GRAND BAZAAR (COVERED MARKET) More than 4000 shops in this labyrinth of streets and passages 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. LUNCH (Drinks are extra)

LITTLE HAGIA SOPHIA MOSQUE is known as one of the oldest standing churches in Istanbul dating back to 6th century and it has been used as a mosque since 1497.

TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from 15th to 19th centuries, housing an exquisite collection of precious gems, jewelry thrones of sultans, robes worn by the sultans and their families; miniatures, the Holy Mantle; CHAMBER OF SACRED RELICS.

[Harem (women’s quarters) is not included in visit program and extra entrance fee is required.]

After old city tour, transfer back to the hotel. Free evening or optional Istanbul night shows or Bosporus dinner cruise including traditional Turkish entertainment and dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.

Istanbul City Tour (Open buffet breakfast and local lunch are included)

Pick up from the hotel for a full day tour of Istanbul city is at 08:30am CITY WALLS Among the many well-known monuments in Istanbul, the centuries-old city walls stand out with their effective surroundings and construction. They were demolished only twice in their all history, firstly by the Latin Crusaders in 1204 and again in 1453 by the Ottoman Turks who tried to conquer the city of Constantinople.

 

DRIVE BY BUS TO GOLDEN HORN approximately 8 km long Golden Horn also known by its modern Turkish name as Haliç is a major urban waterway and the primary inlet of the Bosporus, and it separates the European shore into two sides.

 

SPICE BAZAAR (EGYPTIAN BAZAAR) The Spice Bazaar dates back to the 17th Century. It is one of Istanbul’s oldest covered markets, where the exotic, oriental aspect of the city still survives. It is the best place to find spices, herbal teas, and traditional Turkish foods such as Turkish delight (lokum).

 

BOAT TRIP ON THE BOSPHORUS An amazing cruise between the two continents, EUROPE and ASIA, along the Bosporus by the Dolmabahçe and Beylerbeyi Palaces, wooden villas and mansions up to the Rumeli Fortress. (THE RUMELI FORTRESS FROM THE SEA (NO INTERIOR VISIT), Lunch break at a Turkish restaurant.

 

After lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from the airport and check in to the hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.

Cappadocia (Open buffet breakfast, local lunch, local dinner are included)

Visit Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy-chimneys. Drive to Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Drive to the city of Avanos. In the afternoon visit another beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Lastly, before returning to the hotel, visit the natural castles at Uchisar. Overnight at Cave Hotel in Cappadocia.

Cappadocia to Home via Istanbul (Breakfast is included)

Optional Tour: Hot Air Balloon Riding Tour(own cost)

After breakfast free time for shopping in Cappadocia. Following free time depart for Kayseri airport for domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home. Your TURKEY Tour ends here with beautiful memories.

  • PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation on Double/Twin Sharing base category Room
  • 2 nights hotel in Istanbul on BB basis
  • 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia on HB basis
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 local lunches, 2 local dinners
  • Guided mentioned City Tours on PVT basis
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour guides
 
  • PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS

  • International/Internal Airfare/ Insurance / Visa
  • Any other sightseeing tour not mentioned in Itinerary
  • Any personal expenditure like tip, Pooja etc...
  • Entrance Fees / Any Ride / activity / Guide Charges
  • Any Services not specifically mentioned in the "Package Inclusions"
 
  • TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • You can book this tour after paying at least 50% of the total tour Cost; remaining amount can be paid before the commencement of tour. Frequent customers may be exempted from the advance payment
  • Please refer to the Quote for more T&C
  • Checkin time 15:00Hrs & Checkout Time 11:00Hrs, early checkin/late checkout subject to availability. Sophia Museum is closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and The Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays

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