Istanbul and Cappadocia Tour - 7 Days
Starting From EUR 690

Tour Information

The tour including 2 splendid sites of Turkey, Istanbul and Cappadocia. You will be able to visit the highlights of both places on the tour and also have some free time to explore on your own.

The tour including 2 splendid sites of Turkey, Istanbul and Cappadocia. You will be able to visit the highlights of both places on the tour and also have some free time to explore on your own. Transportation between Istanbul and Cappadocia provided with flight and all your land transfers included as well.
 

Day 1: Arrival to Istanbul: One of our colleagues will be waiting for you at the arrival hall bearing a sign of Efendi Travel. He/she will accompany you to our vehicle and you will be transferred directly to your hotel. Accommodation in Istanbul.

 

Day 2: Istanbul City Tour: You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:30. You will visit: Hagia Sophia , Blue Mosque, Roman Hippodrome Grand Bazaar After lunch you will see: Topkapi Palace , Sultan Tombs  and the tour ends about 16:30 and back to hotel Accommodation in Istanbul. (breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

Please note that Topkapi Palace is closed on Tuesdays and Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. Blue Mosque will not be visited on Fridays.

 

Day 3: Dolmabahce Palace Tour & Bosphorus Cruise: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 08:00-08:30 for Dolmabahce Palace & Bezmi Alem Mosque Tour. We firstly visit Dolmabahce Palace, recent residence for Ottoman Sultans. Famous with great collection of European antiquity, furniture and 4.5 tons chandelier, the palace has 285 rooms of 46 halls. After palace the next stop is Bezmi Alem Mosque. Then you will drive to the restaurant for lunch break. After lunch, you will first drive by Golden Horn shores viewing the City Walls, dating back to the Byzantine Era. Then you will reach Eyup area, where you will take a short cable-car ride up to Pierre Loti Hill, where you can get one of the most magnificent views of Istanbul and Golden Horn. Pierre Loti Hill, is named after French author Pierre Loti (Louis Marie Julien Viaud) who fell in love with Istanbul at first sight, and frequented in the area a lot. After a short stop at the hill, you will get on the vehicle and drive to Eminonu, where you will get on the boat for a 2-hour Bosphorus Cruise. You will see the most impressive sights along the shores of the Bosphorus including Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Maiden´s Tower, Bosphorus bridges, Rumeli and Anadolu fortresses and Ottoman Residences. After the cruise, you will be dropped off back at your hotel at around 17:00.

 

(breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

 

Day 4:  (Check-out from the hotel at noon) Transfer from your hotel at around 14:00 and then have a flight to Kayseri at 17:00 and then transfer to your hotel in Cappadocia.

 

(breakfast at hotel, lunch on the tour)

 

 

Day 5: First Day in Cappadocia: You will be picked up from your hotel at around 09:00, then you will drive to Devrent Valley where the geographical formations remind a place of another planet. Then in Pasabagi, you will take a stroll between the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. From there driving to Avanos to have lunch. After having the lunch you leave from Avanos to see the most beautiful examples of Byzantine art in Goreme Open Air Museum. Then you will drive to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region, where you will have a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia. After the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel at around 17:00. Accommodation in Cappadocia. (breakfast at the hotel and lunch on the tour)


Day 6: Second Day in Cappadocia: (check out from hotel in the morning) You will be picked up from your hotel at around 09:00 for a tour on a 4km hike through the Rose Valley visiting the churches. Afterwards visit the old Christian village of Cavusin. Stop for lunch in Pigeons Valley and then continue on to see the marvel of construction that is the Kaymakli Underground City. You will also visit the Ortahisar Natural Rock Castle. After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri Airport to take 19:30 flight to Istanbul. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Accommodation in Istanbul. (breakfast at the hotel and lunch on the tour)

 

Day 7: Departure to Airport: You will be picked up from your hotel depending on your flight time and you will be transferred directly to Ataturk Airport. 

 

Price :
690 EUR per person in double/twin room. If you are a single traveller, there will be 25% single supplement surcharge.

We offer a 5% discount for cash payments.

 

Tour Price Includes
Accommodation in 3* hotels or similar boutique hotels
Meal services during the tour noted in the itinerary above
Transportation with A/C busses
Professional licensed guiding services
Entrance fees to the museums during guided tours
Round trip flight tickets
 

Tour Price Excludes
Personal expenses
Dinners
Tips (optional)

Extra Offers

 

Whirling Dervish Show: 20 Eur per person extra

Rhythm of the Dance Show: 25 Eur per person extra

Dinner Cruise on the Bosphorus: 60 Eur per person extra

Turkish Night, Dinner & Belly Dance Show: 70 Eur per person extra

Standard Hot-air Balloon Ride: Starting from 160 Eur per person extra