Day : 1 Istanbul - Arrival Day [Indian Dinner
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.
Evening we have Indian Dinner. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day : 2 Istanbul City Tour [Breakfast and Lunch
After breakfast between 08:00 am and 09:30 am pick ups from
hotel. Final timing one day before will be given you by your tour
consultant. Today you will depart for the Istanbul City Tour.
"TOPKAPI PALACE" The great palace of the Ottoman sultans
from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses 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, and the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of
the Prophet Mohammed. Next on the list is the
"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. Outside the Blue Mosque
we find the "HIPPODROME". The Ancient Hippodrome was the
scene of chariot races and entertainment. The Hippodrome
comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the
bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. After a
short enjoyable lunch break we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar
for shopping. After the shopping tour come back to Hotel.
Overnight in Istanbul.
Day : 3 Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Flight to
Cappadocia Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included]
After breakfast depart for Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a
magical Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Grand Bazaar Tour
starting at 08:30. Enjoy the array of sites you can see from the
boat including: Grand Bazaar, BOSPHORUS BY BOAT a
traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating
Europe and Asia. Lunch break at restaurant. After the lunch
depart for Istanbul airport for domestic flight to Cappadocia.
Transfer from airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Dinner and overnight in Cappadocai.
Day : 4 Cappadocia Underground City & Goreme
Open Air Museum [Breakfast, Indian Style
Turkish Lunch and Indian Dinner included]
You will be picked up approximately 09:30 We will drive you to
Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved
Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than 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 Love Valley where you can see three - headed fairy chimneys.
After Love Valley 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 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 at 18.00 and you
will be returned back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day : 5 Cappadocia to Istanbul - End of Tour
After breakfast you will have free time 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 TravBond