5 Days Turkey Tour – Istanbul Cappadocia Tour. Spend five glorious days in Turkey seeing some of the must see sights. Soak up the culture and history of Istanbul. Tour the sites in the historic old city. Soar above the…
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5 Days Turkey Tour - Istanbul Cappadocia Tour. Spend five glorious days in Turkey seeing some of the must see sights. Soak up the culture and history of Istanbul. Tour the sites in the historic old city. Soar above the fairy chimneys at dawn on a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia. Explore the underground cities and impressive frescoes. Don't miss this trip, which is jam packed with adventure and beautiful places waiting to be seen!
Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel
Upon arrival in Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport with your name and transfer you to your hotel in the Old City area (Sultanahmet). You will check into the Boutique hotel, which is close to all the historic sites. You will have free time for the rest of the day and spend the night in Istanbul.
Istanbul Old City Walking Tour (B,L)
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 for a full day "Best of Istanbul" walking tour. You will see: the Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya) Museum, the Blue Mosque, the Hippodrome, Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. At the end of the tour, our guide will drop you back at your hotel. Free time and overnight in Istanbul.
Istanbul to Cappadocia by plane and day tour of Southern Cappadocia-Green tour (L)
At 5:00 AM you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for a 7:00 AM flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to our office in Goreme town. You will be picked up at 9:30 AM for a tour of Southern Cappadocia. You will explore the Underground City of Derinkuyu, stroll through the scenic Ilhara Valley and stop for lunch at a restaurant near the river. After lunch, you will continue to Selime Monastery and then Pigeon Valley for some breathtaking views and great photo ops! At the end of your tour you will be taken back to your hotel and you’ll have the rest of the night free.
Day tour of Northern Cappadocia (Red Tour) / Flight back to Istanbul (B,L)
If you choose to do the Hot Air Balloon Ride, you will be picked up from your hotel at 5:30 AM and taken to the balloon departure point. The balloon ride will finish around 7:30 AM and you will be taken back to your hotel where you can have breakfast before your next tour. You will be picked up at 9:30 AM for your tour of Northern Cappadocia. The first stop will be a vista point overlooking Goreme where you will see Uchisar Castle. From there you will go to the Goreme Open Air Museum and then stop for lunch is Avanos. Next, you will see a kick-wheel pottery demonstration and then get the chance to try yourself! On the way back to your hotel you will stop at photo points such as Cavusin, the animal shaped rock formations of Devrent, the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys in St. Monk’s Valley and St. Simeon’s monk cell. At 6:00 PM you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul. When you arrive, we will meet you at the airport with your name and take you to your hotel.
According to your international flight time, we will pick you from your hotel and transfer you to the airport (If you flight leaves in the late afternoon or evening, you can book a half day city tour or Bosphorus tour)
All Airport transfers mentioned by the itinerary
All flight tickets with taxes (Istanbul-Cappadocia-Istanbul)
3-day tour mentioned by the itinerary (Guide, Lunch, Transportation and all entrance fees )
3-Night Hotel in Istanbul (Boutique Hotel) with breakfast
1- Night S-class cave boutique hotel in Cappadocia with breakfast
All meals mentioned by the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
Vegetarian meals available
Full travel insurance