ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA
Discover Istanbul, where history meets modernity on the Bosphorus, and then venture to Cappadocia, a surreal landscape of fairy chimneys and ancient cave dwellings. Two destinations, one unforgettable Turkish experience
Architecture Tours | History & Archaeology Tours | Market | Museums & Galleries | Caves | Local Cruises | Palace | Castle | Mansion | Small Towns | Villages | Hot Air Balloon Tours | Outdoor Adventures
Relaxation | Luxury Cruise Vacations | Outdoor Adventures
BEST TIME TO VISIT
April – October
ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL
Welcome to the enchanting city of Istanbul! Upon arrival, guests will be warmly greeted and transferred to their accommodations. The first day allows for a leisurely introduction to the city, with a stroll through Sultanahmet Square or along the scenic Bosphorus. On the second day, delve into Istanbul’s historical treasures with visits to the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and the bustling Grand Bazaar, immersing guests in the rich tapestry of Turkish culture.
BOSPHORUS CRUISE AND SPICE BAZAAR
Embark on a memorable Bosphorus cruise, offering breathtaking views of Istanbul’s skyline. The cruise includes stops at the Spice Bazaar, a sensory delight of aromatic spices and vibrant market stalls. Spend the afternoon exploring the trendy neighborhoods of Karakoy and Beyoglu, and take in panoramic city views from the iconic Galata Tower.
CAPPADOCIA’S UNIQUE LANDSCAPE’S
Fly to Cappadocia, a region renowned for its surreal landscapes and cave dwellings. Explore the underground cities of Derinkuyu or Kaymaklı, witness the fairy chimneys of Goreme, and visit the Open-Air Museum, showcasing rock-cut churches. A hot air balloon ride at sunrise provides a magical perspective of Cappadocia’s otherworldly beauty. Enjoy local cuisine and a traditional Turkish night show for a complete cultural experience.
On the final day, guests can choose to explore more of Cappadocia or relax before departure. The tour concludes with a transfer to the airport, marking the end of a captivating 7-day journey through Istanbul and Cappadocia. Depart with cherished memories of historical wonders, cultural richness, and the unique landscapes that define these two extraordinary destinations in Turkey.