ISTANBUL / CAPPADOCIA - 4 days/3 nights
Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) (Domestic Flight to Kayseri) / KAYSERI / CAPPADOCIA
Arrive Istanbul Airport. Following the passport control and customs, continue to Domestic Flights Terminal for your flight to Kayseri. Fly to Kayseri. Arrive Kayseri and meet and greet by our representative at the airport. Private transfer to Cappadocia with VIP AC minivan to your hotel. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 2 : CAPPADOCIA (Extra-Hot Air Balloon Tour ) ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museums Tour) (Domestic Flight to Istanbul) / ISTANBUL (B,L)
If interested (and if the weather conditions permit) an Extra Balloon tour will be the start of your day in Cappadocia. A very early wake up for your balloon tour before sunrise. Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the take off site. Snacks and beverage service before the flight. Charmed with incredible panoramic views of the Cappadocia, the stunning volcanic rock formations as you fly up approximately 500-1000m. above the ground. The flight takes between 45-65 minutes. Receive your flight certificate after landing. Transfer to your hotel.
After the breakfast our excursions will start with full day tour of Cappadocia where the sights of the Fairy Chimneys are phenomenal especially when seen for the first time. The natural wonder of Cappadocia is a result of volcanic deposits being eroded away by wind and water over millions of years. These soft rocks were hollowed out by early Christians and used as secret dwellings as they were being sought first by their Roman and later by Byzantine persecutors. We will also visit many churches that have been decorated with vivid frescoes which have withstood the corrosive effects of time. The excursions will start with the natural citadel of Uchisar which will enable you to get a panoramic view of the region. And then the Goreme Valley which is the highlight of the day. This valley houses, the Goreme Open Air Museum with its churches hewn out of rock and the colorful frescoes which decorate them. The next stop is Zelve and the caves of this ancient village continuing with the Cavusin Village. Following the tour transfer to Kayseri Airport. Fly to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul Airport and meet our transferman for your private transfer to your hotel. Overnight.
Day 3 : ISTANBUL ( Full Day Tour of Old City of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) ( Extra- Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night) (B,L)
Following breakfast drive to the Old City to visit the Hippodrome, The Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Continue with the Blue Mosque, famous for its delicate blue ceramic tiles and then Saint Sophia (Aya Sofya) ,primarily a church – turned mosque – turned museum, which takes the breath away with the sheer architectural size of its interior and magnificent dome. Next visit the spectacular Topkapi Palace. Built on one of the seven hills of Istanbul, this huge complex commands views of the Sea of Marmara, The Bosporus and the Golden Horn. It was the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire for many centuries (1453-1852) and see the extravagant Treasury, the priceless Chinese porcelain. Today, exploration of Istanbul's treasures concludes with a visit to the bustling Grand Bazaar( Covered bazaar - Kapalicarsi), with its more than 4000 shops and stalls. Enjoy shopping for almost anything ( jewelry, carpets, textile, garmets, spices, souveniers, etc.). If time permits continue with the visit to the Suleymaniye Mosque, built by master architect Sinan during the reign of Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, the Lawgiver. Transfer to your hotel and overnight.
In the evening you may join an extra Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkapı Palace, Blue Mosque and the Leander' s Tower will be your exceptional experience to enjoy this imperial elegance and the unique panoramic view of the Bosphorus waterway which brings the two continents Europe and Asia, face to face…Dinner with a rich variety of specialities from the Turkish and international cuisine including unlimited local drinks on board of a Bosphorus yacht. Belly Dancers and Folklore Show will accompany your dinner program of unforgettable Bosphorus Cruise. Overnight at your hotel.
Day 4 : ISTANBUL ( Half Day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise ) ( Homebound International Flight) (B)
After breakfast, if your flight schedule permits, our half day excursions will start with the Golden Horn and the Spice Bazaar, mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, fish, flowers, etc. followed by a memorable boat trip on the Bosphorus, the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residents and luxurious apartments. While passing by vision the Imperial Gardens of Yildiz Palace, Ciragan Palace and Beylerbeyi Palace from the sea. Disembark at Rumeli Fortress (no interior visit), Your tour terminates near Taksim Square. Return to your hotel. Meet the transferman for your private transfer to Airport to International Flights Terminal for your homebound flight.
Fly back to home with pleasant and unforgettable memories…Thank you for your preference of N&M Tourism and Travel services.
Quotation Price: From 369 USD/person
Meal plan : Breakfast
Meal plan : Lunch (All Lunches at Full Day Tours)
English Speaking Guide
Entrance fee/Museum charges
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges
Sightseeings / Tours / Excursions (as per itinerary )
Private transfers in VIP AC Minivan
Private Transfers airport-hotel-airport in Cappadocia
Private airport-hotel and hotel - airport transfers in Istanbul
Tour transfers - special AC non-smoking tour bus- seat in coach)
Regular SIC tours (as per itinerary)
1 Full day Tour in Cappadocia
1 Full day Tour of Old City Istanbul and Topkapi Palace in Istanbul
1 Half day Tour of Golden Horn, Spice Bazaar and Bosphorus Cruise
Airport Transfer : Arrival
Private airport-hotel transfers in Kayseri (Cappadocia)
Private airport-hotel transfers in Istanbul
Airport Transfer : Departure
Private hotel-airport transfers in Cappadocia
Private hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul
All domestic Flights
Accommodation as per itinerary
Hotel pickups and drop-off during tours and excursions
Meal plan : Dinner
Personal expenses , extra expenses at the hotels
Lunches and dinners (except the meals stated above)
Drinks with meals
Tips to the guide and driver
Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia 135 USD/adult, 80 USD/child
Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night 75 USD/adult, 55 USD/child
Night 1, Sakura Cave Hotel, Cappadocia, Cave Room,Booking.com rating: 9.4 Superb
Room Details: Bathroom with shower, Centrally controlled air conditioning, Cribs, Hairdryer, Internet access, Vanity mirror, Desktop telephone, High ceiling, Openable windows, Wireless internet
Web site: http://www.sakuracavehotel.com/en/
Night 2,3, GK Regency Suites Hotel, Istanbul, Standard,Booking.com Rating: 8.4 Very Good
Located near Taksim Area of Istanbul, only a 5-minute drive from lively Istiklal Street, GK Regency Suites offers a terrace and modernly decorated units with free Wi-Fi access. International Lutfu Kirdar Congress Center is a 5-minute walk from the premises. Free private car parking is also available on site.
Web site: http://www.gkregencysuites.com/
International Flight Tickets: ( not included in the price)
Domestic Flights as per ıtinerary: (included in the price)
Istanbul / Kayseri (Cappadocia)
Kayseri / Istanbul
Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan
Private airport-hotel-airport transfers in Istanbul
Private Transfers airport-hotel-airport in Cappadocia
Tour transfers- seat in coach , special AC Non-smoking tour buses
Terms & Conditions
30 % Advance Payment is required with booking (non-refundable)
70 % Payment 30 days before tour starting date
100 % refund prior to last 21 days to tour starting date
50 % refund prior to last 15 days to tour starting date
Non refundable during 15 days to tour starting date