10 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia and Antalya Tour This tour is available all year round. Can be customized according to your wishes. There is
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10 Days Istanbul, Cappadocia and Antalya Tour
- This tour is available all year round.
- Can be customized according to your wishes.
- There is no hidden cost.
ISTANBULWe will be waiting for you at the exit gate of the airport holding a sign with your name on it and transfer you to your hotel in old city İstanbul. Rest of the day you could relax in your room or discover the city on your free time . Overnight at Istanbul hotel.
FULL DAY ISTANBUL OLD CITY TOURAfter breakfast approximately at 8:30 am you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full day tour. Your full day tour will visit Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Lunch at a local restaurant. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel at around 5:30 pm. Overnight in Istanbul Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch
HALF DAY SPICE MARKET & BOSPHORUS CRUISEPick up from the hotel about 08.30 am. The tour starts with a drive along the Golden Horn to see the Old City Walls (from the tour bus) Than, you will visit the Egyptian Bazaar (Spice Market) the last stop of Silk Road where today still the various types of spices, Turkish delights, Turkish coffee, herbal teas and souvenirs are offered. The tour ends at the Spice Bazaar. Later, you will make a cruise on Bosphorus by public boat for about 1,5 hours and your guide will provide you the extensive information behind it. The boat is large and safe with a covered & heated seating area. The Bosphorus tour will go ahead along the Bosphorus until Rumeli Fortress. You will view Dolmabahce Palace, Ciragan Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, Meander's Tower and Bosphorus Fortresses during the tour from the boat. . You will be dropped off back to your hotels after the tour around 12.30. Overnight in Istanbul Included meals: Breakfast
FLIGHT to KAYSERI / CAPPADOCIAYou will take a late afternoon flight from Istanbul to Kayseri. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia. Check in to your hotel in Cappadocia and rest of the day is free. Overnight in Cappadocia Included meals: Breakfast
NORTH CAPPADOCIA TOURYou may add an optional Hot Air Balloon Ride over picturesque Cappadocia to your tour at an extra cost of USD 175.00. 09:30am - 09:45am Pick up from your hotel Full day tour of Northern Part of Cappadocia Goreme Panorama is a panoramic point where you can see a wonderful view Goreme town with its spectacular cave houses. Goreme Open Air Museum is the first and biggest monastery where this religious education was started. You will visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys with frescoes painted on the walls from 10th to 13th Centuries. In the 4th century three important men created a new unity here they are the Great St. Basil, bishop of Kayseri, his brother St.Gregory of Nyssa and St. George of Nazianus. Avanos is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak River. The Kizilirmak, which divides Avanos into, is the longest river of Turkey. Devrent Valley has various types of fairy chimneys. Among these are those with caps, cones mushroom like forms pillar and pointed rocks. With the action of smaller, secondary volcanoes and the action of rivers, wind and flood waters, this layer of tuff has slowly but steadily been eroded to produce the rock formations know as "fairy chimneys". we will take a walk through this amazing valley. Pasabaglari (Monks Valley) Many fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps can be found here, this style being unique to this area. A chapel dedicated to St. Simeon and a hermit's shelter is built into one such fairy chimney with three heads. Three Beauties has a beautiful view over Urgup town, famous with wine factories, and vineyards with apricot gardens give you memorable shots forever. Overnight in Cappadocia Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch
SOUTH CAPPADOCIA TOUR09:30 - 09:45 am Pick up from your hotel Full day tour of Southern Part of Cappadocia Uchisar Castle is the highest point in the region. The castle and its surrounds used to be the most populated area this settlement to survey the enemies. The top of the citadel provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. Kızılçukur is a valley called Rose valley as well because of the red colors of the rocks. This is one of the best valleys for hiking in the area (3,5km). Kızılçukur was also used by Christians at the end of 5th century, so you will explore the cave dwellings and old churches. The colors also change up according to the daylight. It is the best place to see sunset. Cavuşin this village is one of the ancient settlement in the early period of Christian having the oldest churc of region dating back to 3rd century. It was exactly settled like a big town where you see lost of cave rooms used as living rooms, sleeping rooms, kitchens, wineries, etc. All these are waiting for you to eplore where cave houses collapsed because of landslide in 1960 which has a gorgeous view. Love Valley called originally White Valley offers you a wonderful view with its funny shaped fairy chimneys. Underground City (Kaymaklı or Özkonak) this is the most interesting one in the region among 36 other ones which were firdt used by Hittites and later by Chiristians like a shelter in during Roman persecution times. By carving lots of rooms all connected with tunnels, they lived in here when the cities were invaded by enermies. you have a change to see the rooms, food storages church and kitchens. Chimneys and defence systems used in the underground city will surprise you during the visit. Pigeon Valley is a panoramic view point where you will see the pigeaons and pigeon houses which were used to keep pigeons in order to collect their dropping for fertilising the earth especially wineyards. 16:30-17:00 pm transfer back to your hotel Overnight in Cappadocia Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch
FLIGHT to ANTALYAAfter breakfast check out of the hotel in Cappadocia. You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri airport to take your flight to Antalya. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Antalya. Check into your hotel in Antalya and rest of the day is free. Overnight in Antalya Included meals: Breakfast
PERGE, ASPENDOS, KURSUNLU WATERFALLS and SIDE TOURYou will be picked up from your hotel at around 8:30 am. - The tour to starts with Priene, the first grid-system planned city of the ancient World, built on hillside. We will be walking in between the theater, the temple of Athena, the Bouleterium, the Agora, and the Altar of Zeus and Cybele. - Later on departure to Miletus, the home of the Thales (who is according to Herodotus, and Eudemos May 28, BC 585 are assumed to have occurred) has reported forecasted solar eclipse. He has been dealing with astronomy and solstices as one of the first astronomer to calculate in advance. And a principle Ionian city. See the remains of Ancient Miletus, Delphinium, the Nymphanion, the Teather, and the Faustina Baths. - Keep driving to Didyma for lunch, continue to Didyma Apollo Temple to visit its gigantic columns, it is the biggest Oracle Center of ancient Turkey. At end of the tour you will be transferred to Izmir airport for your return flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul. (B, L) Overnight in Antalya Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
FREE DAY in ANTALYAToday is at leisure and overnight in Antalya. Overnight in Antalya Included meals: Breakfast and Dinner
FLIGHT to ISTANBULAfter breakfast in the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel in Antalya and transfer to Antalya airport for your return flight to Istanbul Ataturk airport. This will be the end of our services. Included meals: Breakfast
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