Istanbul & Cappadocia Tour
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AT-ICT 

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DAY 01 Arrival in Istanbul 
Upon arrival, you will be met at Istanbul Airport and transferred to your hotel in the city of Istanbul, the only city in the 
world that overlaps the two continents of Europe and Asia. 

DAY 02 Historical Istanbul Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:25 Your day will commence with a visit to the ancient ByzantineHippodrome where you will tour the Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, Fountain of Wilhelm II, the elegant Blue Mosque famous with its heavenly six minarets and the Hagia Sophia Museum, built during the reign of Emperor Theodosius and burned down in the fire of Nika Revolt in 532 A.D. . After lunch, you will visit the TopkapiPalace, residence and administrative center of the Ottoman Sultans. Final stop of the day will be the Grand Bazaar, exploring a labyrinth of streets and passages housing more than 4,000 shops. After the tour, you wil make your way back to hotel.

DAY 03 Flight to Kayseri / North Cappadocia Region Tour (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
05:30 After breakfast & check-out, you will be transferred toIstanbul Ataturk Airport
07:00 Departure on domestic flight to Kayseri
08:30 On your arrival to Kayseri, you will be met & transferred toCappadocia to meet the other participants of the tour.
In the morning section of the tour, you will visit Three Beauties,Devrent Valley, Pasabag Valley, Avanos Village & Old Streets, Kizilirmak River, and join a Discovery Series “Art of Pottery in Asia Minor” event. After lunch break at local restaurant, you will join for a trekking at Red Valley which will take around 1hr and day tour will conclude with the visits of Cavusin & Goreme Open Air Museum. Tonight will offer you the wonderful opportunity to sleep in a traditional Cappadocian cave hotel.

DAY 04 South Cappadocia Region Tour/ Flight to Istanbul (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
On your second day in Cappadocia region, you will visit Mustafa Pasa Village, Kaymakli Underground City, Ortahisar Castle & Village, Piegon Valley, Uchisar Castle (no interior visit) & Esentepe View Point. Lunch will be served at local restaurant at Ortahisar Village. On this days Discovery Series you will join “Art of Turkish Carpets” event at the end of the tour. After the tour, 
18:00 After the tour, you will be transferred to Kayseri Airport
19:30 Departure on domestic flight to Istanbul
21:00 On your arrival to Istanbul, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

DAY 05 Bosphorous Cruise & Asia Sightseeing Tour (Meal: Breakfast, Lunch)
08:15 Your day starts with journey along the Golden Horn, the arm of the Bosphorus peninsula which separates theold and new cities of Istanbul. Follow the traces of history in Balat at the Fener Orthodox Patriarchate, the Metal Church of St Stephen the Bulgarian, Ahrida Synagouge, Eyup Sultan Mosque and see the 21km long City Walls of Istanbul. Next stop, the Egyptian Market (Spice Bazaar), with mystical aromas of various spices, followed by a cruise along the Bosphorus on one of the iconic ferries of Istanbul, giving you the chance to see the two bridges that link Europe and Asia. Disembark the ferry for a trip over the IntercontinentalBosphorus Bridge to Camlica Hill, the highest hill in AsiaticIstanbul to enjoy breathtaking views of both shores. Travel back to Europe with a stop at Dolmabahce Palace (excluding harem section) which was the residence of the late royal Ottoman family with 285 rooms, 46 halls, 6 baths and 68 lavatories. 


DAY 06 Transfer to Istanbul Ataturk Airport (Meal: Breakfast)
 After you have checked-out, we will arrange for the transfer to Istanbul Ataturk airport/
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