Day 3

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 … Continue reading “Day 3”

DAY WISE ITINERARY

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.