4 Days Private Turkey Tour Of Istanbul And Cappadocia
You will have chance to visit the highlights of these two areas: the Old City (Sultan Ahmet area), Bosphorus, Dolmabahce, Golden Horn in Istanbul; Goreme Open air Museum and other unique spots of Cappadocia.
Day 1- Istanbul City Tour
Your guide will meet you at the hotel between 08.00 and 08.30 am; you will visit Istanbul Old City area: Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace; you will have lunch during the tour; the average duration of this tour is 8 hours. At the end of the tour guide will leave you in your hotel.
Day 2 – Istanbul Cappadocia
Your guide will meet you in hotel lobby between 08.00 and 08.30; during this tour you will visit Golden Horn, Old city walls of Istanbul, Spice Market, Beylerbeyi Palace and Camlica Hill to enjoy one of the best views in Istanbul; there is a lunch stop during the tour; tour ends around 05.00 pm; please do not forget to take your luggage in the morning, as after the tour you will be transferred to airport to fly to Cappadocia; in Cappadocia you will have organized transfer from the airport to your hotel.
Day 3 – Cappadocia Tour
Guide will meet you in hotel lobby around 09.00 am; you will have have a tour of South Cappadocia, also known as Green Tour: Derinkuyu Underground city (the biggest underground city in the area with 7 floors, 85 meters deep; not recommended to claustrophobic guests), Ihlara valley (1 and half hour trekking); you will have a lunch stop in Bellisirma village; afterwards you will visit Pigeon valley (panoramic visit), Selime monastery, Esentepe (panoramic view); after the tour we will drop you off to your hotel.
Day 4 – Cappadocia-Istanbul
Guide will meet you in hotel lobby around 09.00 am and take you to North Cappadocia tour, known as Red tour: Rose valley, Goreme open-air museum (important early Christianity center), Monks valley, Cavusin village (one of the oldest settlements in the area), Avanos village (with stop in traditional pottery workshop), Uchisar castle, Dervent valley; average tour duration is 8 hours; after the tour you will be transferred to airport for your flight to Istanbul.