5 Days Turkey Tour to Istanbul and Cappadocia
5 Days 4 Nights
Departs Every Day
Day 1 - Arrive in Istanbul
When you arrive in Istanbul, a representative will meet you and transport you to your hotel. At the hotel, your travel agent will give you a briefing on your 5-day tour of Turkey. Explore the city for the remainder of the day.
Istanbul overnight stay.
Day 2 - Istanbul Old City Walking Tour ( Breakfast & Lunch included )
Lovely breakfast at the hotel, you will meet with your guide at the lobby to pick you up for old city walking tour.
We will visit:
Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque, The Hippodrome, Obelisk of Theodosius from Egypt, Serpentine Column from the Temple of Delphi, German Fountain, Grand Bazaar, and Topkapi Palace.
End of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 3 - Northern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Early morning you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport to take your flight to Cappadocia. When you arrive at Istanbul Airport, self-check-in is required. After self-check-in, you will take your boarding pass to take your flight. Upon your arrival at Cappadocia Airport, you will be picked up by our driver who waits for you at the exit gate. You will be directly transferred from the airport and join your Cappadocia Tour where you will see the beauties of Northern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will visit the place called Goreme Panorama which offers an impressive view of Goreme Village, as it is also called the “land of fairy chimneys”, and the Open Air Museum which is known for being the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then you will visit Ortahisar, a special village famous for its castles and cave food storage. Later, you will visit Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom-like formed rocks and fairy chimney forms especially distinguished by the vibe of the area. During the tour, you will also see the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you will have the impression of animal fossils among the rocks. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in a restaurant that makes you feel the vibe of the town.
In the afternoon, you will be strolling along the Red River which is known as the longest river in Turkey. After enjoying the experience of walking through the longest river in the country, you will visit a small village that is very famous for its pottery workshops. Here you will have the chance to watch the pottery making and get a workshop if you wish. At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel by passing through Love Valley. Love Valley has an incredible view which will cheer you up. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will have free time and an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 4 - Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Hot Air Balloon tour is recommended activity for this morning.
This morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel between 9:30 and 10:00 am and you will join the tour for visiting the beauties of Southern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will be visiting Uchisar Castle which is recognized as the biggest fairy chimney used as a citadel throughout time by many civilizations. You will be hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley which has a remarkable effect on history. You will explore Rose valley which has its unique rock churches that saved early Christians from the prosecution of Romans. After that, you will be seeing Cavusin village which is known as an ancient settlement in the area and you may see the cave residences belonging to the Cavusin area. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant. After your lunch break, the tour will continue with visiting Kaymaklı Underground City which is known as the widest underground city of Cappadocia, which was used by refugees and people fleeing from natural disasters in ancient times. Apart from that, Pigeon Valley offers an impressive view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons that still live in those pigeon houses. Your last stop on the Southern Cappadocia tour will be Three Beauties Valley which is famous for both special vine factories and the stunning view it has. End of the tour, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul. Upon arrival at the Istanbul airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 – Bye Bye Istanbul
After your check-out from the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport ( IST or SAW ) according to your flight time. You must do a self-check-in at the airport. This is the end of our service.
Hotels with breakfast
Domestic flights (15kg baggage allowance)
Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
Professional English speaking guide
Drink during lunch
Istanbul Hotel: Zeynep Sultan Hotel
Cappadocia Hotels: Aura Cave Hotel / Garden Inn Cappadocia
Price: Per person 615 USD
Istanbul Hotels: Yaşmak Sultan Hotel / Erboy Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Design Cave / Avilla Cave
Price: Per person 695 USD
High Class Hotels
Istanbul Hotels: Vogue Supreme Hotel / Fer Hotel
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Kayakapi Premium Caves / Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel
Price: Per person 980 USD
Hot air balloon tour is optional please ask for the current price.
Hot air balloon is optional extra
Max group size is 15 people
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.