Istanbul - Cappadocia , Turkey

Istanbul - Cappadocia , Turkey - 5D4N

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Travel Dates: OCTOBER – DECEMBER, 2022

Experience an exotic blend of cultures in Turkey where panoramic landscapes and historical grandeur leave an everlasting impression.

Destination

Hotel

Night/s


Istanbul

Crowne Plaza Old City or Similar 5*

2

Cappadocia

Uchisar Cave or Similar Cave Hotels

2

2pax

5pax

8pax

Single Supplement

$1,220.00 /pax

$755.00 /pax

$700.00 /pax

$340.00

 

10pax

15pax

20pax

Single Supplement

$500.00 /pax

$465.00 /pax

$425.00 /pax

$280.00

5 Days 4 Nights

  • Arrival to Istanbul (TK 85 MNL IST 21:30- 04:50). Meet with your English Speaking Guide and change the flight (TK 2016 IST ASR 09:55-11:20). After arrival in Kayseri, transfer to Cappadocia.
  • Upon arrival, we will have lunch at Bizim Ev Restaurant. 
  • Then, we will have photo stops in Hunting Valley, Pigeon Valley which is named after pigeon nests carved into rocks, Devrent Valley which is famous for its Camel Rock, and Uchisar Castle which is the biggest fairy chimney seen from all over Cappadocia.
  • Proceed to Pasabag Valley; Pasabaglari Archaeological Site ‘Pasabagi’, formerly known as ‘Valley of the Priests’, attracts attention with its unique fairy chimneys. Inside the fairy chimneys, which are multi-bodied and multi-headed, chapels and seating spaces are carved.
  • Next, we will visit the famous Carpet Workshop where you can see carpets decorated with motifs reflecting a cultural richness and learn how to weave carpets. 
  • Transfer to hotel in Cappadocia and check-in. Overnight and dinner at the hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit Goreme Open Air Museum where you can enjoy the complex with rock cave churches, and houses.
  • Then, we will move to one of the Underground City. Ensuring the security of the inhabitants is the main reason for the construction of the cities under the ground. We will have a chance the see where the people have lived during the wars, and natural disasters
  • After lunch at Cappa Gusto, we will move to Avanos. Let’s visit the Pottery Workshop where you can learn how to make pottery which is a tradition of 4000 years in Avanos.
  • Today’s last visit will be to the Turkish Jewelry Store where you can find a rich collection with its original designs.
  • Overnight and dinner at the hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will have photo stop by Red, Rose and Ortahisar Valleys.
  • Enjoy your Turkish coffee in the best view of Ortahisar Valley.
  • After lunch at Sur Balik Avanos, transfer to the Kayseri Airport (TK2013 ASR IST 16:35 18:10). After arrival in Istanbul, transfer to local restaurant for dinner.
  • After dinner move to the hotel and overnight in Istanbul.
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit leather factory where you can enjoy fashion Show.
  • Later move to Old City (Sultanahmet). We will begin the tour with Topkapi Palace (closed on Tuesdays); The Ottoman Palace, famous for being one of the most beautiful landscapes that make up Istanbul's skyline, is a treasure trove of history on the historical peninsula. 
  • We will move to Hagia Sophia Mosque; with its innovative architecture, rich history, religious significance, and extraordinary characteristics has been fighting against time for centuries, was the largest Eastern Roman Church in Istanbul. Constructed three times in the same location, it is the world’s oldest and fastest-completed cathedral. 
  • After lunch at a Tamara Restaurant, proceed the tour with the tour by visiting the Blue Mosque. The original name of the mosque is Sultanahmet Mosque, but it is called the Blue Mosque because of the beautiful blue tiles inside the mosque. 
  • We will a brief stop at the Hippodrome; was a circus that was the sporting and social center of Constantinople. 
  • Then, we will have free time in Grand Bazaar; one of the largest and the oldest covered markets in the world with 61 covered streets and over 4000 shops.

After dinner at Sur Balik Sarayburnu, proceed to the hotel and overnight.

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • After breakfast at the hotel, we will move to Eminonu where we will get on the Bosphorus Cruise. During the tour, you will have the chance to see both the European Side and the Asian Side of Istanbul. On the European Side, you will see many historical monuments and buildings such as; Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Ortakoy Mosque, and Rumeli Fortress. On the Asian Side of Istanbul and see Kucuksu Palace which was built in the 19th century and used as a hunting lodge by the Ottoman Empire.
  • Proceed to the Spice Bazaar which is one of the oldest covered bazaars in Istanbul. Today, inside the bazaar you can find spices, dried fruits, cheeses, sausages, jams, nuts and seeds, Turkish Delight, souvenirs, and more.
  • After lunch at Fish Port Restaurant, proceed to Balat.
  • The most iconic part of Balat is the district’s colorful houses along sloping cobbled streets. These homes are mostly over 50-years-old, and in some cases are up to 200-years-old. These historic wooden homes are amongst the most photographed buildings in the city, and given its popularity many of these streets now feature cafés and restaurants for you to stop off at and admire the setting.
  • During the walking tour, we will visit Greek Orthodox Patriarchate; The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Istanbul in the Fener district is a world center of Christianity. We will have photo stop by Fener Greek High School which is known in Greek as the Great School of the Nation is the oldest surviving and most prestigious Greek Orthodox school in Istanbul. And proceed the tour by visiting Sveti Stefan Church; Istanbul's iconic "Iron Church" marks its 124th year as the world's only surviving completely iron church.
  • After that Taksim-Istiklal Street; a famous shopping centre of Istanbul. Enjoy your free time.
  • Transfer to Istanbul Airport (TK84 02:30 19:10 IST MNL).

1. The currency is in USD.
2. Rates are not applicable during events & exhibitions.

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