Cappadocia(2N)+Kusadası (1N)+Istanbul(2N)

Turkey is a nation straddling eastern Europe and western Asia with cultural connections to ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman empires. Cosmopolitan Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, is home to the iconic Hagia Sophia, with its soaring dome and Christian mosaics, the massive 17th-century Blue Mosque and the circa-1460 Topkapı Palace, former home of sultans. Ankara is Turkey’s modern capital.

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Day 1: Cappadocia

Arrive to Istanbul and transit connection to domestic sector for your flight to Cappadocia. You will reach Cappadocia in the afternoon after a short duration of 1hr flight. Balance of the day at your leisure.

Meals: Dinner (Hotel)

 

Day 2: Cappadocia

Depart your hotel for a Full Day tour in Cappadocia. Visit Goreme Open Air Museum in Goreme Valley to see the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescos depicting various scenes from the Bible. Visit Pasabaglari (Monk’s Valley) to see the world famous fairy chimneys. Later you will visit Avanos, the very well-known pottery and craft center since Hittite times. Enjoy handmade ceramics, fashion design jewelry

Average Pick-up time: 09:00 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch (local) – Dinner (Hotel)

 

Day 3: Kusadasi

Early depart for domestic flight to Izmir (Kusadasi) via Istanbul. Your guide will meet you at the airport to transfer you to your hotel, enjoy this lovely resort.

Meals: Breakfast – Dinner (Hotel)

 

Day 4 Istanbul

Today your tour will take you to the Ephesus ancient city the greatest of all ancient sites in Anatolia. We will see the Celsius Library, the Temple of Hadrian, Marble Street and the great theatre with 24,000 seats where St. Paul preached. In the late afternoon tour will end at the airport for your connection to Istanbul.

Average Pick-up time: 08:30 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch (local)

 

Day 5: Istanbul

Enjoy a Full day tour of Istanbul, the only city that straddles two continents! Your tour includes Hippodrome, the place chariot races and competitive athletic events took place during the Roman period. Blue Mosque; a 17th century Ottoman Mosque famous with its six minarets and magnificent interior with blue tiles. Continue to St Sophia – the great Byzantine Basilica built in the 6th century, which remained the largest cathedral in the world for almost a thousand years, it was later converted to a mosque and now serves as museum. Then your tour will take you to Topkapi Palace, residence of Ottoman Sultans housing the richness of 700 years. Visit the Grand Bazaar, world famous shopping arcade

Average Pick-up time: 08:15-08:45 Approximate Tour Duration: 08 hrs

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch (local)

Day 6: Departure

Pack your luggage and say good-by to your new friends.

Meals: Breakfast only

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