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Day 01

A full day tour at the Old City where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. St.Sophia, one of the greatest marvels of architecture constructed as a basilica in 536 by Emperor Justinian - (Closed on Mondays; replaced with a visit to the St. Chora Museum); Blue Mosque, facing St.Sophia, famous with its more than 20.000 blue Iznik tiles and unique with its 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet in the 17th century, one of the best examples of classical Turkish art; Hippodrome, the scene of Byzantine chariot races, athletic events, victory celebrations, and political activities of the old city where one can also see today the Obelisk from Egypt, Serpentine Column from Delphi, the Fountain of Wilhelm II and the Colossus. After lunch proceed to Topkapi Palace (Closed on Tuesdays; replaced with a visit to the Archaeological Museum), built in 1468 by Mehmet the Conqueror, the imperial residence of Ottoman sultans housing the souvenirs of 600 years and exhibiting imperial treasury, Chinese porcelains, weapons, calligraphy section, etc.; Grand Covered Bazaar (Closed on Sundays), the most attractive shopping center in the world with nearly 4000 shops. Suleymaniye Mosque, the imperial mosque that dominates the skyline of Istanbul, built by the famous architect Sinan the Great during the reign of Suleyman the Magnificent in the 16th century. Dinner at your hotel (B,L,D)

Day 02

Departure in the morning and visit to the Spice Bazaar (Closed on Sundays) from 1663 with its domed and vaulted shops selling spices and herbs along with a wide variety of commodities, also known as Egyptian Bazaar as it was once endowed with the Cairo imposts. Then proceed to the pier so as to embark the boat. Starting the cruise from the Golden Horn and sailing through the waterway separating the two continents - Asia and Europe - with a possibility to take pictures of the marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials. During this cruise Çırağan Palace Hotel, Dolmabahçe Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace,  Bosphorus and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridges will be visioned. Leaving the boat in Tarabya or Sarıyer and proceeding to the restaurant for lunch. Thereafter visit to the Rumelian Fortress (Closed on Wednesdays), historical armament built by the Conqueror in 1452 to control and protect Bosphorus. After the visit to this unique example of military architecture visit the marvelous Dolmabahce Palace (Closed on Mondays and Thursdays), the residence of the Ottoman Sultans, with its original furniture and magnificent  gardens. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant. (B,L,D)

Day 03

Early morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Ankara. Meet at the airport and transfer to the city for the visit to the world-wide famous Anatolian Civilizations Museum (It is closed on Mondays. If the guests commence the tour on Monday this museum is visited on the way back to Ankara unless they fly back from Kayseri or Nevşehir) also known as Hittite Museum and the Mausoleum of Atatürk, the burial place of the Turkish hero. Then departure for Cappadocia and lunch on the way. After a picturesque trip along the Salt Lake visit to the 13th century Seljukian Caravanserai Ağzıkarahan. Arrival to the Cappadocia region and overnight (B,L,D).

Day 04 

After having breakfast in the hotel visit to the Pigeon Valley and Uçhisar; then proceed to the Open Air Museum in Göreme through Avcılar Valley and visit to the early christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. Lunch in a restaurant and then visit to Zelve region and Avanos with shopping facilities for the world-wide famous handicrafts. Overnight in Cappadocia (B, L, D).

Day 05

After  having breakfast in the hotel drive to Kaymaklı Underground City, the place early christians hid from persecutors. Lunch on the way and return to Ankara. Transfer to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul that connects to your flight back home. (B,L)

 

Details...

Tour Name / Code 5 Days Istanbul - Ankara - Capadocia Tour / R7
Tour Type : Roundtrip Istanbul - Istanbul
Duration : 5 full days with 4 overnights
Pick Up Time : Around 09:00 in the morning. You will set the exact pick up time with your guide.
Pick Up Place : Depending on your starting point. Hotel, Airport, Bus station etc...  
Language : English (Other languages on request & availibility)
Vehicle : A/C Minibus, Midibus or Bus 
Tour Caracter : Walking, few driving
Dress code : Casual, walking shoes
Things to bring : Your camera, change money for WC, sun hat                     Packing List
Hotels...

 

Istanbul 4 Star Hotels Kent Hotel (Old City), Taksim Gönen Hotel (New City)

 

Capadocia 4 Stars Hotels  Peri Tower Hotel or Dinler Hotel

 

Requested alternative hotels are available with supplement...

 

General Information on Roundrips and Package Tour Programs...

 

 

Rates
  Regular Tour (This program is operated regularly)

What is a Regular Tour?

Number of People:

 No Min. Number Needed

Regular Rate

2 People

Perperson

3 People

Perperson

4 People

Perperson

5 People

Perperson

6 People

Perperson

Rates p.p.

 (3 Stars Hotels)

299 USD Private Tour Request

Rates p.p.

 (4 Stars Hotels)

350 USD

Rates p.p.

 (5 Stars Hotels)

450 USD
Not Included:

The Domestic Flight Istanbul - Ankara - Istanbul Ticket. Rate is

Aprx 90 USD perperson one way

Regular Departure Days...

Daily
Time of Year... YearAround

 

 

 

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