5 DAYS TASTE OF CHRISTMAS TOUR TURKEY
Day 01 - Istanbul - Arrival Day Meet at the airport Transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul. Dinner and Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 02 - Istanbul City Tour Pick up at 08:30am from your hotel for the 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. Lunh break at the Turkish restaurant. 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 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 handpainted ceramic plates, hand-honed copperware, brassware and trays, water ewers, onyx-ware and meerschaum pipes. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. Dinner and Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 03 - Istanbul - Bosphorus Cruise - Cappadocia 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.. Lunh break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch depart for Istanbul Ataturk airport for domestic flight to Izmir. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.. Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia. Dinner and Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 04 - Cappadocia Tour You will be picked up approximatley 09:30 We will drive you to Derinkuyu underground city, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground cities in Cappadocia.Derinkuyu Underground city is 55 meters deep and 8 levels open to visitors, then visit to 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 handwoven 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 wineshop 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.
Day 05 - Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour 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. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey.
5 DAYS TASTE OF CHRISTMAS TOUR TURKEY Photos
All airport transfer services mentioned inside the itineraryArrival airport transfer to Kayseri / Nevsehir airportDomestic flight from Istanbul to CappadociaDomestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul1 Christmas Gift Box2 nights hotel in Istanbul2 nights hotel in Cappadocia4 open buffet breakfasts3 lunches4 dinnersGuided Istanbul city tourGuided Istanbul Bosphorus CruiseGuided Cappadocia Tour with Underground City and Goreme Open Air MuseumAll entrance fees mentioned in the itineraryTransportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coachProfessional English - speaking tour guidesReturn airport transfer
Tour Not Includes
International flightsPersonal expenses: Lunches, extras at hotel or additional mealsTipping: Tips for guides and driversInsurance: All types.
Istanbul - Cappadocia