Istanbul - Cappadocia - Kusadasi Trip

09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
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INCLUDES
3 night’s accommodation in Istanbul
3 night’s accommodation in Kusdasi
3 night’s accommodation in Cappadocia
All transfers as per the itinerary
Meals as per the itinerary
Sightseeing per SIC basis
Services of English-speaking tour guide
DOES NOT INCLUDE
Port-rage, tips, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, optional tours
All items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the itinerary
Anything not specifically mentioned in the inclusions
Any sightseeing not mentioned in inclusions
Any optional tours/sightseeing
Visa
Airfare
Travel Insurance

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Day 1: Arrive in Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey - a mesmerizing land of Romans and Ottomans!
On arrival in Istanbul, you will be welcomed by representative and transferred to your hotel.
With an over-abundance of important historic buildings and exciting new art galleries and museums, visitors have more than enough to see during the day, but it's at night that the place swings into high-velocity, mega-stylish action.

  • Overnight: Istanbul
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 2: ISTANBUL

Enjoy half day morning city tour of Istanbul (Seat in Coach).
Today morning, enjoy a city tour of Istanbul. Visit Byzantine Hippodrome, in which stand the obelisk brought from Egypt by Theodosius and the Serpent Column taken from Delphi by Constantine. You will visit the famous Blue Mosque, which has six minarets and a middle dome of 109 feet and Grand Covered Bazaar (closed on Sundays) dating back to 15th century. It covers over 4,000 shops under one roof.

The rest of the evening is at leisure to discover this breathtaking city

  • Overnight: Istanbul
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 3: Istanbul

Enjoy the Bosphorus cruise (Seat in Coach). & Spice Market Tour proceed on a Bosphorus cruise along the Bosphorus, the winding strait separating Europe & Asia. Along the shores, there is a delightful mixture of the past and the present, as well as the grand splendor and quaint beauty of the ancient wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses and small fishing villages and spice market. Afternoon free at time for relaxing, shopping etc...

  • Overnight: Istanbul
  • Meals: Breakfast

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Day 4: Istanbul – Cappadocia (By Flight)

This morning, you will be transferred to the airport for an early morning flight to Kayseri. (Flight cost not included) (Note: Your arrival flight should arrive into Kayseri by 0900hrs).
Transfer from airport in Kayseri to hotel in Cappadocia, en route visit the Kaymakli Underground city (Seat in Coach).
Upon arrival in Kayseri, you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia. Arrive Cappadocia and visit the Red Valley, one of the most beautiful trekking valleys in Cappadocia. After hiking, rest in old Cavusin village where one of the old Greek Villages in Cappadocia is. The village is known with its houses and churches of the Christian clergymen.

  • Overnight: Cappadocia
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 5: Cappadocia - Full Day Cappadocia North Tour with Local Lunch

Today in the morning, visit the Dervent Valley which has various types of fairy chimneys and Pasabaglari (Monk's Valley) with some more types of fairy chimneys. Avanos Region, known for its pottery, a craft dating back to Hittite period. After lunch at local restaurant, visit Uchisar Castle , Goreme open air museum, which is full of pink, rose and white tapering columns. These tall standing cones of stone curve and twist as if pulled from earth like taffy. The caves were settled in the 4th century as monasteries. Visit some caves on the cliffs to see Byzantine frescoes decorating early Christian churches. Stop at Citadel of Uchisar and Esentepe for beautiful view of Cappadocia..

  • Overnight: Cappadocia
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 6: Cappadocia - Full Day Cappadocia South Tour with Local Lunch…

After breakfast visit to Kaymakli Underground city, the place where early Christians hid from persecutors. Later, you visit the Pigeon valley and proceed to your hotel in Cappadocia.

  • Overnight: Cappadocia
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 7: Cappadocia – Izmir (By Flight)

Today morning after breakfast transfer (Note: Flight should depart anytime between 07:00am-22:00hrs) to the airport in Kayseri to take a domestic flight to Izmir via Istanbul (Flight cost not included).
On arrival in Izmir, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi.
Izmir is a very modern looking Turkish city with wide roads and modern buildings. The city has a lovely waterfront promenade that makes for pleasant walks as well as many cafes where you can take a break.
The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city.

  • Overnight: Kusadasi
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Day 8: Kusadasi

Full Day Ephesus Tour with Local Lunch… Enjoy a tour of the ancient city of Ephesus This morning, enjoy a tour of Ephesus ancient city (Hillside Houses are excluded). Ephesus was the Roman capital of Asia Minor. Visit the ruins of Odeon, Hercules Gate, the temple of Hadrian, the magnificent library, Agora and the fantastic Greco-Roman theatre. After lunch enjoy a visit to the House of Virgin Mary and St. John Church and later transfer back to the hotel. … Dinner at hotel…

  • Overnight: Kusadasi
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 9: Kusadasi - Enjoy a city tour of Pamukkale

Today morning, enjoy your drive to Pamukkale. On arrival, visit Pamukkale Cotton Fortress with its travertine and ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Nekropol with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant during the tour.
After the tour transfer back to hotel in Kusadasi.

  • Overnight: Kusadasi
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 10: Kusadasi-Departure

Today you will be picked up from the hotel and Transfer to airport for your return flight to home via Istanbul connection.

  • Meals: Breakfast
HOTELS
Grand Oztanik Hotel - Istanbul
Suhan Hotel - Cappadocia
Marina Hotel - Kusadasi
Cost Per Person
Cost valid till 15 Jul to 31 Oct 2017
HOTELS USD 1224 (Twin)
USD 633 (Single)

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