EXPLORE TURKEY TOUR ISTANBUL, ANTALYA & CAPPADOCIA FOR  8N/9D

DAY WISE ITINERARY

Day 1

ISTANBUL ARRIVAL (no meal)

On the time of your arrival to Istanbul airport the welcome staff will be waiting for you at the exit, after which, you will be transported to the hotel and stay overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2

ISTANBUL- Byzantium & Ottoman Tour (breakfast-lunch)

After breakfast, pick-up from the hotel and meet your guide for a full day Ottoman and Byzantium Tour, visit The Hagias Sophia, the biggest church constructed by the East Roman Empire in Istanbul, It was used as a church for 916 years but, following the conquest of Istanbul by Faith Sultan Hemmed, the Hagias Sophia was converted into mosque.
Afterwards, it was used as a mosque for 482 years. Under the order of Ataturk and the decision of the Council of Ministers, Hagias Sophia was converted into a museum in 1935.
The Blue Mosque (Called Sultana met Camay in Turkish) is an historical mosque in Istanbul. The Mosque was built between 1609 and 1616 years, during the rule of Ahmed I. just like many other mosques, it also comprises a tomb of the founder, madras and a hospice. Then visit Hippodrome of Constantinople, located in Sultana met/Istanbul that was a public arena mainly for chariot races. The oldest monument of
Constantinople is the Obelisk in the Hippodrome, which was erected by the emperor Theodosius I in 390, but is in fact much, much older. Grand Bazaar, the oldest and the largest covered market place in the world is situated in the centre of the city. These beautiful sites will all be visited during this picturesque tour!
Following this Topkapi Palace Museum that exhibits the imperial collections of the Ottoman Empire and maintains an extensive collection of books and manuscripts in its library. It is housed in a palace complex that served as the administrative centre and residence of the imperial Ottoman court from about 1478 to 1856.Go back to the
hotel after the tour and stay overnight.

Day 3

ISTANBUL- Two Continent &  XL Bosporus Cruise (breakfast-lunch)

After breakfast, have a pick-up from the hotel and meet your guide inside the Dolmabahçe Palace. The Palace was built between 1843 and 1856 and the construction works cost five million Ottoman mecideye gold coins, the equivalent of 35 tonnes of gold. We will then take you driving across the Bosporus bridge 64 meters high, which will let you see a breathtaking view of the European and Asian Sides. You will find yourself in Asia once this short ride is over. Then over to the Pierre Loti Hill,this hill is situated almost at the end of 7 km long water named “Golden Horn”. Fly over by Cable Car and enjoy the beautiful view as you climb the hill to the cafe named after the famous French writer Pierre Loti. After this experience embark on the boat tour on the Bosporus.Get the best shot where the Bosporus meets the Black Sea Stopover at the Anatoly Ravage, the northern tip of Bosporus. The last stop is on the Asian Side- Maiden Towers. The tower was built in 1110 by Byzantine Empire Ataxias. At the end of the tour go back to the hotel where you will stay overnight.

Day 4

ISTANBUL– ANTALYA (breakfast-dinner)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a domestic flight to Antalya. After arrival at the destination airport, transfer to the hotel and stay overnight in Antalya.

Day 5

ANTALYA – Full Day Tour (Breakfast-lunch-dinner)

Pamukkale Tour is operated on Monday-Wednesday-Friday on other days the Antalya City-Cable Car Tour will be operated instead. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel; your day will begin with being picked up from your hotel between 5:30-07:20 am. Arriving at Pamukkale you will be greeted by breathtaking views of the hills that offer shades of green rolling into the distance. You will be able to walk and rest in the warm mineral-rich waters that have created the extraordinary white stepped pools; these pools are said to have special healing qualities to them that have drawn visitors throughout history. After your time relaxing you will get a chance to visit the ancient city of Hierapolis. This city was once a prosperous location, receiving visitors to the healing pools and for those retiring in the beautiful locations. A large population led
to large entertainment buildings including a theatre that could hold up to 12,000 spectators at a time. Found throughout the town is a variety of worshipping buildings from the remains of temples and cathedrals. The healing pools attracted people from different cultures and religions, which created a varied necropolis with sarcophagi, tombs, and normal burial all side by side. The end of your day will come at approximately 21:00-22:00 when you will arrive back at your hotel. Stay overnight in Antalya.

Day 6

ANTALYA – Waterfall Tour (Breakfast-lunch-dinner)

After Breakfast, you will be picked up for Tresses, The Dudeen waterfall tour, Tresses (or Thermoses) was a Pasadena city built at an altitude of more than 1000 meters at the South West side of the mountain Solomon (modern day Gollum Dari) in the Taurus mountain range. It lies 30 kilometers to the North West of Antalya and was founded on a natural platform on top of Gollum Dari soaring to a height of 1,665 meters from among the surrounding travertine mountains of Antalya which average only 200 meters above sea level. Termessoss is one of the best preserved and most untouched ancient cities in Turkey. Tresses constitute an unusual synthesis of a large number of rare plants and animal species which are under protection in the Tresses National Park. Because of its natural and historical riches, the city has been included in a National Park bearing its name. Visiting Tresses we have a sumptuous lunch close to the Dudeen Waterfall. Once you reach the end of the tour go back to the hotel, for dinner and stay overnight in Antalya.

Day 7

ANTALYA– CAPPADOCIA (breakfast-dinner)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a domestic flight to Kayseri. After arrival at the destination airport, transfer to Cappadocia Hotel and stay overnight.

Day 8

CAPPADOCIA – Cappadocia North (Red) Tour (breakfast-lunchdinner)

After breakfast you will be picked up from the hotel for the Cappadocia Full Day Tour. Your day begins with a incredible location Uchisar with views across the region this incredible location is one of the most interesting ancient cities built into the rocks, Uchisar offers the perfect panorama to start your Heritage of Cappadocia tour. Next
you explore the famous UNESCO World Heritage site of the Goreme open air museum. As we walk through the many rock-cut cave churches adorned with intricate paintings from the New Testament, your guide will explain the history of the churches and the impressive iconography in the murals.The tour then continues with Postbag Valley (Monk’s Valley) where the iconic Fairy Chimneys dot the landscape. This is the
perfect location for your guide to explain how the unique landscapes were formed as you can still see the newly forming fairy chimneys in various stages of erosion - many have caves and chapel or churches located inside. Our tour will continue with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant offering traditional Turkish dishes from the region. The next destination is the town of Avalos, located along the longest river in
Turkey. This ancient city was the canter of the Hittite pottery-makers and today the same red and white clay from the surrounding hills is used to create the famous pottery. We can watch the artisan potters carrying on the traditions of their forefathers, using the same Hittite kick-wheel techniques that have been used for more than 4000 years and get a chance to try the pottery making. Next, drive on to see some of the most spectacular rock formations - sure to awaken your
imagination - the famous Divert Valley (aka. Imagination Valley). Here the rocks have eroded naturally to form magical and interesting shapes which includes the well-known camel rock that stand at the entrance of the valley. Before returning to your hotel stop by the famous three beauties at Urge (the famous fairy chimneys in urge). At the end of the tour your driver and guide will bring you back to your hotel where you stay overnight.

Day 9

CAPPADOCIA DEPARTURE (breakfast)

  • After breakfast check out from the hotel (depending on your flight time) transfer to the airport. This is the end of your tour and we hope to welcome you again!
  • Package Inclusion:

    • 3 Nights Accommodation in Istanbul
    • 3 Nights Accommodation in Antalya
    • 2 Nights Accommodation in Cappadocia
    • All airport transfers mentioned in the itinerary (Shared or Private)
    • 8 open buffet Breakfasts
    • 5 Local Lunches
    • 5 Local Dinners
    • Full Day Byzantium & Ottoman Tour
    • Full Day Two Continent & amp; Bosporus Cruise Tour
    • Full Day Pamukkale Tour or Antalya City-Cable Car Tour
    • Full Day Waterfall Tour
    • Full Day Cappadocia North Tour (Red Tour)
    • English Speaking Tour Guide
    • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
    • Transportation mentioned in the itinerary

    Price excluding:

    • Personal Expenses
    • Extra Tours which are not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Drinks
    • International flights & Domestic Flights
    • Insurances
    • Turkey visa
    • Cleopatra Antic Pool in Pamukkale 

    Note:

    • Hotels are not guaranteed, depends on the availability at the time of your reservation!
    • Guide service on arrival and departure dates does not included to the price
    • Company reserves the right to adjust agreed rates. In addition, company reserve the right to review and adjust agreed rates during the requested period of the devaluation rate of local currency (AZN) against foreign currency to be 5% and more.
    • Check in 14:00
    • Check out 12:00

    Note:

    • Requirement at the time of booking for visa invitation.
    • Scan copy of first and last page of passport.
    • Visiting card OR details like Designation/Company Name/Address/Tel.no

    Cancellation policy: 100% cancellation applies, once booking is confirmed.

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