City Trips and Tours
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon approx departure 01:00 pm for half day tour.
Bosphorus Cruise, the strait between Black Sea and Marmara Sea which seperates Istanbul into two continents. A beautiful cruise to see different aspects of Istanbul.Visit
Egyptian Spice Market to see the atmosphere of an Ottoman shopping centre which still have several shops for spices.
After the tour, return to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast departure approx 08:00 am for a half-day sightseeing tour of Istanbul.
Hagia Sophia; 6th C. One of the oldest, the biggest and the most beautiful buildings of Istanbul. A Byzantin church , an Ottoman Mosque, a Republican museum; a temple for all civilisations.”,
Blue Mosque; The only Imperial mosque of the Ottomans with six minarets. The mosque takes its name from its 21043 dominant blue colored hand made tiles. It’s built on the site of the Great Palace of Byzantium, on the southeastern side of the Hippodrome” “
The Hippodrome of Constantinople a chariot-racing track and the sporting and social centre of Constantinople.
Grand Bazaar. Free time for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast transfer to the airport to catch the early flight to Kayseri (suggested flight is at 0830 hours). Upon arrival transfer to Cappadocia and start the sightseeing of the area including;
Citadel of Uçhisar, the highest point of Cappadocia with a huge big rock Castle with almost 300 caves.
Göreme Openair Museum, The biggest monastery of Cappadocia from Byzantine times. The cave churches are beautiflly decorated with fresco.
Paşabağ valley, the most interesting part of Cappadocia in terms of landscapes. The biggest Fairy Chimneys ( Mushroom shape rocks),
Avanos the handcraft center of Cappadocia, Avanos is the center of pottery for 4000 years
Devrent Valley The valley famous with its new rock formations. A good place to see the way of formation.Overnight in Cappadocia
After breakfast appox departure 09:00 - 09:30 am for sightseeing of Cappadocia including;
Red Valley,4 km hiking in nature and visit of cave church
Cavusin Village,Free time to explore the abandoned Cave Village
Kaymakli Underground City,Underground settlements of the early Christians
Pigeon Valley,Pigeon Houses in the rocks all along the valley
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Transfer to Kayseri airport to catch your flight to Istanbul for your next destination.