With a reservation, we will meet you up at your requested place hotel or airport.
Day1: Istanbul Sightseeing Tour (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Istanbul Morning City Tour is a half-day guided tour. See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical top landmarks of Istanbul Sultanahmet and cultural sites.
Visit Topkapi Palace :
After the conquest of Istanbul, the construction of Topkapı Palace started in 1460 and was completed in 1478. Topkapı Palace, which has an area of seven thousand square meters, was started to be used with Fatih Sultan Mehmed and it was the place where the Ottoman Empire was ruled for 400 years until the reign of Sultan Abdülmecid.
Visit Haghia Sophia :
6th century of the magnificent Hagia Sophia museum, the historical peninsula's most famous and most visited. Mozaik and our day and age the work's structure where you can admire the dome in size which amazed even human, Blue Mosque and is located a few steps from the Basilica Cistern.
Visit the Blue Mosque :
The Sultan Ahmed Mosque or Sultan Ahmet Mosque is a historic mosque located in İstanbul. Turkey's Historic Centre. A popular tourist site. Sultan Ahmed Mosque continues as a mosque today with men kneeling in prayer on the mosque's lush red carpet after the call to prayer. Construction of the Blue Mosque, as it is popularly known, was built between 1609 and 1616 during the rule of Ahmed I. Its Külliye contains Ahmed's tomb, a madrasah, and a hospice. Magnificent hand-painted blue tiles adorn the mosque's interior walls and at night the mosque is bathed in blue as lights frame the mosque's five main domes, six minarets, and eight secondary domes.
Next stop Hippodrome and Obelisks :
Hippodrome means square for horses. The Hippodrome was built by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus towards the end of the 2nc century and it was extended to an immense size by Constantine the Great. Some historians claim that it could seat thirty thousand spectators, while others put the figure at sixty thousand. The main attraction was the two or four-horse chariot races. In Roman and Byzantine times, the Hippodrome served as the city's main meeting, entertainment, and sports center until the 10th century. Also you will see Obelisk of Theodosius, German Fountain at Hippodrome
Shopping opportunity in Grand Covered Bazaar :
The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning ‘Covered Market’ also Buyuk Carsi meaning Grand Market’ in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world with 61 covered streets and over 4,000 shops which attract between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily. In 2014 it was listed among world's most-visited tourist attractions with 91,250,000 annual visitors. The Grand Bazar at Istanbul is often regarded as one of the first shopping malls of the world. You can buy Carpets and Kilims, Food and Spices, Meerschaum, Antiques, Textiles, Boutique Wares, Pottery, Jewelry.
Bosphorus Dinner Cruise with Turkish Night in the evening (20:00pm)
Begin your 3.5-hours Bosphorus dinner cruise with either a coach pickup from your hotel or join your guide at the port. Then, board your festive boat for a sightseeing cruise of the Bosphorus Strait and see the monument-laden European and Asian coastlines. To help you settle in, grab a complimentary drink from the cabin bar, and then pick your favorite viewpoint to gaze out at Istanbul’s stunning monuments.
Continue your evening cruise with traditional Turkish fare and relish unlimited drinks served from your friendly host. See the sample menu on the itinerary. As you sip your drink comfortably, the folklore show will begin.
Enjoy this exciting performance of music and dancing which sheds light on the city’s Anatolian culture. As the show picks up, get ready for classic belly dancing with playful twists and shakes enjoyed by all. Once the show is over, spend the last few minutes admiring the sparkling city as your boat arrives at the port. Next, either head back to your hotel by coach or continue your evening from here at your leisure.
Transfer to the hotel. Overnight Istanbul (23:45 Approximately)
Day2: Cappadocia Sightseeing Tour (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Cappadocia.
Upon your arrival at Kayseri airport, you will be met by your driver and driven to Goreme - approx 1 hour from the airport.
Uchisar Castle, which is the highest point of Cappadocia and the view from the top is just brilliant. In the first destination, you will be informed about the unique formations of Cappadocia.
Goreme National Park, here is the monastery, including the rock-cut churches, kitchens, wineries, storages and living rooms left from Anatolian Christians. Goreme Open Air Museum is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Cavusin, the village is one of the old settlements used by the Anatolian Greeks and Turks with a nice view.
Avanos is the town of traditional pottery art, thus. You will visit one of the family workshops in Avanos to have some information about the pottery and have a kick-wheel-pottery demonstration. Also, you will take your lunch in one of the traditional restaurants in Avanos.
Pasabag the most famous place of Cappadocia with its mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys and the cave dwellings. Pasabagi also called the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles.
Devrent Valley which is also known as Imagination Valley. Valley contains many animal-shaped rocks which are mostly in red color. Some of the most frequent shapes are like Camel.
Day3: Hot Air Balloon Ride, Cappadocia Day Tour and Flight Back to Istanbul (Breakfast, Lunch)
Cappadocia Balloon Tours get ready for a wonderful experience unique to Cappadocia! We will pick you up from hotel at approximately 04:00-05:00 am (depending on the location of the hotel and sunrise time of your date) and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight as you enjoy a light breakfast snack; preparation time is generally 15-20 minutes.
Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you.
During certain segments of the flight, our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo-taking opportunities. The Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes (approx.). There will be a champagne celebration at the end of the flight and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate, signed by your pilot, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. You will be returned to your hotel at the end of the balloon ride.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 09.30 am (Approx) and depart for the Green Tour of Cappadocia.
Goreme Panorama; A fascinating panoramic viewpoint where you can see the Old Goreme Village with its surroundings. You will get general information about the Göreme and Cappadocia.
Ozkonak Underground City there are more than 200 underground cities in Cappadocia and we are going to visit Ozkonak Underground City. These troglodyte cave-cities were excavated as early as Hittite times, and expanded by early Christians and others over the centuries, as various marauding armies traversed Central Anatolia in search of captives and plunder.
Ortahisar Kalesi, the old Greek settlement used by former civilizations on Ortahisar Historical Greek Village.
Rose Valley, continue to Rose Valley for an easy one-hour hike through fairy chimneys, orchards and vineyards.
Red Valley the Red Valley is best appreciated closer to sunset when the red and pink rock lights up with the last rays of the sun. Abandoned old cave churches dot the valley along several trails. Be sure to climb the small peak overlooking the valley to get one of the best views in the region, over the valley in one direction, and towards Mount Erciyes in the other.
Kayseri Erkilet Airport, the tour will be finished at approx. 17.00pm. After your tour in Cappadocia, we will transfer you to Kayseri airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Istanbul Upon your arrival in Istanbul, we will drop you to your hotel in Istanbul.
** The return flight could be to the Istanbul SAW airport if the flights are not available to Istanbul airport on your date.