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Adult (Age 12+)

Istanbul and Cappadocia on a 5 Day Private Tour

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Duration: 5 days
Product code: 5553
Overview

This is a fantastic 5-day tour where you will get to see some fabulous sites in the beautiful country of Turkey. You will have a professional guide throughout the tour with flights and accommodation included.

You will see all the main sights in Istanbul, including the beautiful Haghia Sophia which was changed into a mosque sometime in the 15th century. Explore the Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque (Blue Mosque) one of the worlds most notable religious buildings and see the Topkapi Palace a residence of Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th century. You will also get to shop for all your holiday souvenirs in the biggest covered market in Europe, the Grand Bazaar.

Visit the mesmerising Cappadocia with its stunning landscape of the Fairy Chimneys, rock formations and the underground city, which is a labyrinth of houses. You could also choose to do a once in a lifetime hot air balloon (extra charge).

Explore the Goreme open-air museum which is recognised by UNESCO as a medieval monastic complex. Visit the famous “Devrent Valley (Imagination Valley) and “Pasabagi” (or Monk`s Valley). The Fairy chimneys in Devrent Valley resemble some animals and the hat of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Highlights
  • Explore the Göreme Open Air Museum where you understand the influence of the religion(Christianity)
  • Stop at Devrent Valley also known as Imagination Valley and see the magical Fairy Chimneys
  • Visit some of the main sights of Istanbul including Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia
  • Discover Derinkuyu/Kaymakli underground city which is 3500 years old where you will go eight floors down
  • Stop at Uçhisar Castle where you will learn about the history of Cappadocia
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Private Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English, German, French, Italian
  • Duration Duration: 5 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • A minimum of 2 adults is required to book this tour A minimum of 2 adults is required to book this tour
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from Istanbul airport.
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 3 days before the tour starts. We reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • Domestic flights
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All accommodation
  • Transfers in a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
Itinerary
Days

Arrival at Istanbul Airport where a professional driver will meet you and transfer to the hotel for check-in and the rest of the day is at your leisure.

  • Accommodation :

Explore Hagia Sophia which was initially built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century, and then converted into a mosque sometime in the 15th century by the ottomans.

Go to the Topkapi Palace, once used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries and see the magnificent collection of priceless jewels, silver, crystal, and porcelain, robes that were worn by the sultans and the relics of the prophet Mohammed. (Entrance to the Harem is extra).

We will visit the stunning Blue Mosque that was built for Sultan Ahmet I. The Blue Mosque is a unique piece of architecture with six minarets and features around 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles.

See the Grand Covered Bazaar with its many shops perfect for your holiday souvenirs. 


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation :

Explore the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see some of the best examples of Byzantine art that is in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Continue to Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.

See the lunar landscape of Cappadocia with some rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley, walk-in Pasabag near Zelve and wonder at the “fairy chimneys” where the sound of the wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”.

Visit Avanos which has been the centre of terra cotta work of art since around 3000 BC, and you will get a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop.

Visit the Underground City, one of the largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia and have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation :
  • Flight : Flight to Kayseri

After breakfast transfer to Kayseri Airport for your flight back to Istanbul and transfers to your hotel for an overnight stay.

  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation : Hotel in Istanbul
  • Flight : Flight to Istanbul

Transfer to Istanbul Airport to connect to your international flight.

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Pick up from Istanbul airport.

Know Before You Go
  • Please check if you need a visa to enter Turkey
  • Make sure you have adequate insurance before you travel
  • Flights tickets are e-tickets. Calculation is based on promotional class and rates are subject to change until ticketed. You will receive references to flight tickets after booking.
  • This itinerary is subject to change and may be reversed without prior notice according to weather, museum closing days, daily events or other unforeseen circumstances
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Reviewed by Emma Sweeney GB   October 02, 2019
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Such an amazing trip. Once in a lifetime id say. Well worth the money, you dont have all of the hassles of organising everything yourself, it is very well structured and organised. We had a blast, the guides were great, the transfer vehicles were great and the accommodation was top! Definitely recommend this tour, I'd do it again if I had the chance. Thanks to all of the team.
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Reviewed by Jackie O US   September 07, 2019
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Simply great this tour was very well organised we enjoyed it very much the guides we great out accommodation was very nice.
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Reviewed by Grace D US   May 01, 2019
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The tour guides were fabulous, professional and knowledgeable. Very service-oriented. Logistics in Turkey were very well done. The cave hotel in Cappadocia was a highlight of the trip.
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Reviewed by C Benjal PH   April 08, 2019
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This tour surely covered the best historical places in Turkey in a very convenient way! The itinerary was good and was not rushed with lots of time to take photos which our guides were just all too willing to take.
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Reviewed by Enersto B GR   March 30, 2019
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The great thing about this tour is that you can get to see the highlights of Istanbul and Cappadocia in only 4 nights, and 5 days.No regrets, A great trip.
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Reviewed by D. Franklin US   March 28, 2019
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Great tour in both cities of Istanbul and Cappadocia. Istanbul- Hotel was nice and comfy. Decent breakfast. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. She spoke fluent in English and telling us the history of our tour. Cappadocia- Hotel was great. The staff ensure that we are comfortable in our room. The tour was excellent.
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Reviewed by Usman K PK   March 14, 2019
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This was well put together, from hotel, transportation, and tour arrangements were all very well organized. I had no issues with any of it. Highly recommend, pack your bags and enjoy.
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Reviewed by Patricia H CA   March 01, 2019
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A great trip experience, well organized, from pickups to guides to the selection of hotels. It was the best way to see so much in a short period of time, and we had a blast.
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Reviewed by Kristina F HR   January 21, 2019
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The sites and guides were fantastic. The hotel in Cappadocia was beautiful and unique.
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Reviewed by Andrew W GB   January 05, 2019
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A very well organised tour, especially Cappadocia part was excellent.
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