TURKYA

05 Days - 04 Nights  Istanbul & Cappadocia

Day 1 - Istanbul - Arrival Day

Arrival at airport, meet and assist at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

  Day 2 - Istanbul City Tour (Breakfast included)

  • Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for a day tour of old Istanbul city.

  • Visit to ST. SOPHIA This ancient basilica, built by Constantine the Great in the 4th century and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, is one of the architectural marvels of all time.

  • TOPKAPI PALACE The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.

  • SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles.

  • HIPPODROME Ancient Hippodrome, the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.

  • Lunch break at 13:00pm (at your own expense)

  • After the lunch Murtis Tour will then take you to the GRAND COVERED BAZAAR In this labyrinth of streets and passages are more then 4, 000 shops with each trade having its own area: the goldsmiths street, the carpet sellers, Turkish arts and crafts, such as hand painted ceramic plates, hand - honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx - ware and meerschaum pipes.

  • After the tour, transfer back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Istanbul to Cappadocia (Breakfast included)

  • After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour.

  • Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Boat Cruise and Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30.

  • Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the boat including: SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar).

  • BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia.

  • Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant (at your own expense).

  • After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia.

  • Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia.

Day 4 - Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast included)

  • Today we will get to know the Cappadocia region, a volcanic area in which the geological formation started 10 million years ago. As a result of these formations phallic like pillars have come to life. The beautiful horse country Katpatuka, (as the Persians called her) is an unbelievable strip of land, enchanting and mysterious. Cappadocia region is also famous for its arts, including ceramic and carpets.

  •  You will be picked up approximately 09:30 from your hotel to join our regular tour.

  • Tour starts with Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia.

  • After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks.

  • Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses.

  • After Cavusin you go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch.

  • After lunch, you visit a pottery work shop, to see how to make potteries.

  • Then you go Pasabagi where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys.

  • After Pasabagi you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian hand-woven carpets and kilims.

  • Next stop is Devrent Valley, which is also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural rock formations looking like animals.

  • Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting.

  • Last stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia.

  • This tour will end approximately 18:00 and you will be returned back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia.

If you do not have Cappadocia pass, you can stay at the hotel or you can also buy one of our optional daily tours, which are more than 15 different options.

Day 5 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour (Breakfast included)

  • After breakfast you will have free time shopping in Cappadocia.

  • Today we depart for Kayseri airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul and then back to home.

  • Have a nice trip back home! 

END OF TOUR.

HOTEL TO STAY

ISTANBUL:   

Ramada Plaza Tekstilkent or similar
Feronya Hotel or similar 
Holiday Inn Old City or similar  
Dora Hotel or similar

CAPPADOCIA:

Spelunca Boutique Cave Hotel or similar
Dedeman Hotel or similar
Heaven Boutique Cave Hotel or similar

INCLUDED SERVICES

• Arrival airport transfer from Ataturk airport
• Arrival airport transfer to Kayseri / Nevsehir airport
• Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
• Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
• 2 nights hotel in Istanbul
• 2 nights hotel in Cappadocia
• 4 open buffet breakfasts
• Guided Istanbul city tour
• Guided Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise
• Guided Cappadocia tour
• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
• Professional English - speaking tour guides
• Return airport transfer

Please Note:
Hagia Sophia closed on Mondays, Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays, Grand Bazaar closed on Sundays.

Rate starting from:

Single Room from AED 4400 per person
Double/Twin Room from AED 3800 per person
Triple Room from  AED 3400 per person


Remarks:
* Rates are subject to change
* Subject to availability upon final confirmation. 
* Terms and conditions apply.

3 Nights / 4 Days Istanbul City Break

Day 1 - Arrive Istanbul

Upon arrival at Ataturk Airport, our transfer man will meet and transfer us to our hotel in Istanbul. 
We have free time at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul Sightseeing Tour (Breakfast)

Following breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a half day tour of the UNESCO site of Sultanahmet Old Istanbul with an extensive guided walking tour.

Upon our pick up from the hotel, firstly we visit Hagia Sophia Museum. Built in the 6th century AD and then converted in a mosque in 1453 it was the first large domed building of the world and religious focal point of the Orthodox Church for 1000 years. We learn its history from our expert local guide and have a look at its unique decoration from Byzantine and Turkish periods. Unlike of most city tours, our guide will also take us to the upper galleries. We enjoy a short walk from here across to Blue Mosque which owes its fame to the exquisite blue Iznik Tiles adorning its interior walls. Hippodrome is next to here. Here we see an Egyptian Obelisk and the Snake Column from ancient Roman Empire which used to promote regional power during horse chariots races. Next, you will see the German Fountain which was a gift of Kaiser Wilhelm 2. Listen the stories of his liaison with the orient.

Then we go to the exciting Grand Bazaar. Following the introduction by our guide at Turkey’s biggest oriental carpet export center we will have some free time to browse its 1 200 spice and gold shops. If time permits, we have a short stop at an Istanbul leather wholesaler firm. After the tour transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 3 - Free Day at Leisure in Istanbul (Breakfast)

Free day at leisure, or select a tour or an activity ticket from our rich choices. Overnight in Istanbul.

Day 4 - Istanbul Departure Transfer (Breakfast)

After breakfast at the hotel, we will be transferred to Istanbul Ataturk Airport according to guests flight time.

END OF TOUR.

HOTELS TO STAY

OLD TOWN / SULTANAHMET: Mina Hotel, Spina Hotel, Bekdas Hotel or similar 
DOWNTOWN / TAKSIM: Metropark Hotel, Feronya Hotel, Konak Hotel or similar

INCLUDED SERVICES

• 3 nights’ accommodation in Istanbul at your selected hotel
• daily breakfast 
• Half Day Istanbul Sightseeing Tour on regular basis with hotel pick up
• Admission fees for all sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary 
• Transfer service from/to Ataturk Airport (IST) and hotel on Private Basis
• Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
• Parking fees 

EXCLUDED SERVICES

• Visa for Turkey (if needed)
• International or domestic flights
• Meals other than stated
• Transfer service from/to (SAW) Airport (available with supplement)
• Tips for the guides drivers staff at hotels/restaurants (optional)

Rate starting from:

Single Room from  AED 1950 per person
Double/Twin Room from  AED 1600 per person
Triple Room from 1400 per person

Remarks:
* Rates are subject to change
* Subject to availability upon final confirmation. 
* Terms and conditions apply.

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