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Turkey Special 8 Days: Istanbul - Cappadocia - Antalya - Istanbul

Detailed Itinerary

1st night : Arrive in Istanbul

Reaching Istanbul you will be met by your guide at Istanbul International Airport and will be
transferred to your Hotel for overnight.

2nd night: Istanbul / Kayseri / Cappadocia

Their guide will meet with the guests at the hotel and transfer to the Ataturk Airport for a domestic flight to Kayseri.
Upon arrival to Kayseri, drive to Cappadocia. En route, enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Pigeon Valley.
The day will end with tasting the while enjoying the sunset over the beautiful panoramic view of the fair chimneys en route.
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

3rd night: Cappadocia

Private tours begin to a visit the Goreme open-air museum dotted with churches elaborately decorated with frescoes
and hewn out of rock by the early Christians hiding from Roman persecutors.
Next stop will be the rock-caved natural citadel of Uchisar for a superb view of the region.
Then proceed to Cavusin where you will have an opportunity to experience Turkish weaving arts right in the heart of its production.
After visiting the authentic underground city of Ozkonak , we will stop at Avanos which is known for its earthenware potteries
symbolizing the traditional character of the region.. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

4th night: Cappadocia / Kayseri / Istanbul / Antalya or possible direct flight to Antalya

After breakfast, drive to Kayseri Airport and fly to Antalya via Istanbul.
Upon arrival, to hotel Dinner and overnight.

5th night : Antalya

After breakfast, we are off to explore to Antalya. You will be picked from your hotel at around 08:00 and start your tour
with Perge Ancient City. Perge was once the capital city of the Pamphylia region.
During your visit, you will be able to see The Stadium, Roman Gate, Nymphaeum, Roman Bath, Hellenistic Gate,
The Column Street and The State Agora.
After these visits, you will have your lunch in a restaurant near Euromedon River.

We will continue our tour with Aspendos Ancient Theatre. Aspendos is the best preserved and the most complete example of a Roman theatre in Turkey.
The theatre was still in use for concerts, festivals and events until recently.
Then, we will drive to Side Ancient City where you will see the splendid Agora, Theatre and Temples built in the 17th century
B.C. After the visit, we will drive you back to your hotel.

The tour starts around 08:00 and finish around 17:00.

Dinner and overnight in Antalya

6th night Antalya:

After breakfast, pamukkale tour starts appr. 4 hrs drive to Pamukkale once arrived there to see all Roman and Hellenistic
period of old city then they will be taking to Cotton Castle as well as roman bath.
Same road will be taking back to antalya.

7th night Istanbul: Full day Istanbul (walking)

After breakfast, you will be visiting the famed Hippodrome Square which was once the sporting and social center of Constantinople,
Next visit Blue Mosque is probably one of the most famed masterpieces of Ottoman religious architecture.
You will visit the Basilica of Saint Sophia that was built by Justinian the Great during 6th century.
In the afternoon, visit the home of the Ottoman Sultans; Topkapi Palace! Located on the very cape of the peninsula
where Constantinople was founded,
Topkapi Palace was built as the center of administration of Ottoman Empire. Overnight at Hotel.

8th day : Departure from Istanbul

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Istanbul Airport.

Our net rate USD1200.00 per person in twin room.

Rates Include:

01) Airport transfers.

02) Hotel accommodation at the following hotels or similar.

• Lares Park Hotel in Istanbul, 2 night, on BB basis. www.laresparkhotel.com
• Dinler Hotel in Cappadocia, 2 nights on HB basis. www.dinler.com
• Grandpark Hotel in Antalya 3 nights on HB basis. www.corendonhotels.com.tr

03) English speaking tour guide on touring days. Airport transfers will be served by drivers .

04) Private Transportation by A/C car.

05) All entrance fees for the sites mentioned in the program.

06) Tips for hotel services.

Rates Exclude:

01) Lunch and Dinner (Dinner will be served in Cappadocia).

02) Beverages at hotel, restaurant, and elsewhere.

03) Porterage of luggage at airport and pier.

04) Tips to the guide and driver.

05) Visa fees and personal expenses.