International Airport you will be met by your representative and transferred to your Hotel. Fly To Cappadocia.
The day will begin with a 4 km hike in the Red Valley, well known for rock formations. The walk will take you to the village of Çavuşin. In this town you can see a very interesting castle that served to protect most of the inhabitants of the town from the dangers. We continue with the underground city, which is one of the most interesting and most visited places in Cappadocia. The underground city is formed by stables, warehouses, warehouses, refectories, churches, etc. We continue walking to the valley of the pigeons where the dovecotes are still. At the end of the excursion we return to the Hotel.
Accommodation at a Cave Hotel
Check out of your Hotel and take the early morning flight to Cappadocia. Start the day by visiting Devrent Valley, also known as “Imagination Valley”, which has the most surreal-looking landscape. Your next stop will be Pashabagi called also the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity. Proceed to Avanos the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Red River. You can watch the potters at work using kick wheels. Continue to Göreme Open Air Museum the monastery settlement of early Christian monks. Here you can see the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and frescos from the Iconoclastic period. day will end with Uchisar Castle. Overnight in Cave Hotel. Fly to Izmir
Pick up at the Airport and transfer to your Hotel, Rest of day spent at leisure.
Pick up at your Hotel to join the Icons Tour This is a boutique tour with a maximum of 14 participants.
Topkapi Palace Museum: Tour extensively the residence of the legendary Ottoman Sultans, now converted into a museum. It consists of several exhibition halls, including the porcelain section, the armory, the rooms devoted to holy relics and the Treasury, which houses an impressive display of royal jewels. The Harem section is included!
Underground Cistern: Built by Justinian after 532, the Basilica Cistern stored water for the Great Palace and nearby buildings. Lost to memory, it was rediscovered by Petrus Gyllius, who came to Constantinople in search of Byzantine monuments.Gyllius, who noticed that the local people were lowering buckets through holes in the floors of their houses to retrieve water, found an entrance and thus put this mysterious subterranean architectural surprise back on the map. A mesmerizing attraction, sure to please!
Sultanahmet Mosque/Blue Mosque: This mosque was built by Sultan Ahmet I between 1609 and 1616 and is located in the district of old Istanbul that is named after this Ottoman Sultan and it is distinguished by its six slender minarets.The central dome is 43 m in height and 33.4 m in diameter and there are 260 stained glass windows throughout the mosque. Due to the intricately decorated blue, green and red tiles of its interior, it has long been referred to as the Blue Mosque. These tiles, produced and painted by hand in Iznik (ancient Nicaea), are an attraction in and of themselves. The Quranic inscriptions that you will see throughout the mosque were made by Seyyid Kasım Gubari, one of the most famous calligraphers of his time.
Roman Hippodrome and Monuments: The ancient Hippodrome was the center of Byzantine social life and the scene of fiercely competitive chariot races. It was located in the square that is now in front of the Blue Mosque and is still the site of ancient relics from its glory days.These are the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column, and the Column of Constantine. Remains of the curved end of the Hippodrome wall can be seen on the southwest side of the three monuments.
Breakfast and Lunch
Pick up from your Hotel for the Unique Istanbul tour
Bosphorus Cruise: We will cruise on the Bosphorus to allow you the prime perspective from which to view the fine palaces, pavilions, Ottoman houses and seaside neighborhoods along the shores of this famous and historic waterway connecting the Black Sea and the Maramara Sea.
Rumeli Fortress (From the sea): The largest fortification for the protection of Istanbul built by Sultan Mehmet II in 1451 before his conquest of the city.
Cable Car to Pierre Loti: Enjoy the beautiful view from the cable car as you climb the hill to the cafe named for the famous French writer and naval officer, Louis Marie Julien Viaud a.k.a. Pierre Loti (1850 -1923), who wrote fiction based on his experiences in Istanbul.
Rustem Pasha Mosque: This majestic and surprising little mosque was designed by the most famous of Ottoman architects, Mimar Sinan, for the Grand Vizier Rustem Pasha who had married Princess Mihrimah, one of the daughters of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent.
City Walls and Golden Horn by vehicle: As you will ride along the shores of the Marmara Sea with your driver and guide, you will follow a major portion of the city’s Byzantine walls and will continue to follow them when we turn inland from the sea. breached by its attackers.
Saint Savior in Chora Church Museum: This delightful church was built in the 11th century just within the Theodosian Walls of Constantinople, as the city was known throughout the Byzantine era.Suleymaniye Mosque: This elegant mosque with its distinguishing four slender minarets was built on the order of Sultan Suleyman by the most famous of Ottoman architects, Mimar Sinan, between 1550 and 1558.
Transfer to Istanbul Airport for your connecting flight Home Thanks for visiting Turkey !!
✔-Breakfast (All Days)
✔-Lunch (2 Days Cappadocia)
✔-Cappadocia tour (Full-2 Day)
✔-Istanbul tour (Full-2 Day)
✔-Professional art historian guide
✔-All taxes, fees and handling charges
✔-Istanbul Cappadocia Flight tickets
✔-Cappadocia Istanbul Flight tickets
✔-All Otel Airport transfer
✔-All Airport Otel transfer
✔-5 Nights accommodation
✔-MDC Cappadocia Suite Room(3 Day)
✔-Istanbul at a 4-star Hotel (2-Day)
!-Drinks, Persona Expenses,Personal Insurance, Optional Extras
!-Children under 6 are free, Children from 6 to 8 are charged at 50% of the adult price
Karagandere Mah. Karagandere Sk. No:20 50400 Urgup /Nevsehir Cappadocia