TURKEY in 5 days / 4 nights


TURKEY in 5 days / 4 nights

Istanbul (2) – Cappadocia (2)

Destination: Turkey


Package Price: 389 USD/person


Inclusions

Breakfast 
Lunch (All lunches during full day tours) 
English Speaking Guide 
Entrance fee/Museum charges 
Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges 
Sightseeing / Tours / Excursions (as per Itinerary) 
Professional guidance at all tours 
Transfers

Tour Transfers in AC non-smoking special tour bus 
Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan 
Private Airport - Hotel - Airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private Airport - Hotel - Airport transfers in Cappadocia
Regular SIC tours

1 Full day Tour of Oldcity Istanbul and Topkapi Palace 
1 Full day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace 
1 Full day Tour of Cappadocia and Goreme Open Air Museum 
Airport Transfer: Arrival

Private Airport - Hotel transfers in Istanbul 
Private Airport - Hotel transfers in Cappadocia 
Airport Transfer: Departure

Private Hotel - Airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private Hotel - Airport transfers in Cappadocia
Other Inclusions

Accommodations as per itinerary 
Pickup from Hotels and drop off hotels for the tours and excursions

 

Exclusions

Lunches and dinners (except the meals stated in the itinerary)

Drinks at meals 
Visa 
Private Tours 
Other Exclusions

International Flight Tickets

Personal expenses, extra expenses at the hotels
Tips to the guide and driver 
Extra Tours

Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night - 75 USD / person 
Balloon Tour in Cappadocia 135 USD/adult, 80 USD/child, Free-infant

 

Day 1 : ISTANBUL ( Inbound international flight to Istanbul) ( Extra- Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night)

Arrive Istanbul Airport. Following the passport control and customs and meet and greet at the airport by our representative. Private transfers to your hotel... Free for rest of the day. Overnight at your hotel. 
In the evening you may join an extra Dinner Cruise and Bosphorus by Night- Watching one of the best silhouettes in the world with Topkapi 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 specialties 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 2 : ISTANBUL ( Full Day Tour of Old City of Istanbul and Topkapi Palace) (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. Exploration of Istanbul's treasures continues with the 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, garments, spices, souvenirs, etc.).
Lunch at a Turkish Restaurant. Following the lunch afternoon visits will continue with 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. Tour will continue with the Sultan Tombs, there are five tombs of Ottoman Sultans within the graveyard at Hagia Sophia. The ceramic panels are the most beautiful examples of the 16th century with purple, red, green and blue flower motives. Prince robes and a small piece from the Kaaba covers are displayed on the sarcophaguses. Return to hotel and overnight.

Day 3 : ISTANBUL ( Full Day Tour of Bosphorus Cruise and Dolmabahce Palace) ( Domestic Flight to Kayseri) / KAYSERI / CAPPADOCIA (B,L)
After breakfast, our full day excursions will start with 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), where you will have a lunch at a Turkish restaurant.
Afternoon visits will start with the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace, built in Turkish Renaissance style between 1843 and 1856 containing 285 rooms, four grand salons, six galleries and six baths. Then, drive through the Bosphorus Bridge and pass between continents from Europe to Asia. See Istanbul from Camlica Hill exposing a panoramic view of Istanbul and Bosphorus. Return to your hotel and meet the transferman for your transfer to the airport. Fly to Kayseri. Arrive Kayseri Airport and meet our transferman for your private transfer to Cappadocia to your hotel. Overnight.

Day 4 : CAPPADOCIA ( Full day Excursions in Cappadocia , Uchisar , Goreme Open Air Museums Tour) (B,L)
After breakfast at the hotel, full day excursions of Cappadocia will start 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. Return to your hotel and overnight.

Day 5 : CAPPADOCIA ( Balloon Tour-extra) ( Domestic Flight to Istanbul) ( Homebound International Flight ) (B)
If interested 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 breakfast free till you meet the transferman at the hotel for your transfer to Kayseri Airport. Domestic flight to Istanbul. Arrive Istanbul and continue 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...

 

Hotel Details

Night 1,2, GK Regency Suites 4*, Istanbul
Booking.com Rating: 8.4 Very Good
Room Type: Superior Room
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/  

Night 3,4, Sakura Cave Hotel 3*, Cappadocia
Booking.com rating: 9.4 Superb
Room Type: Deluxe Cave Room
Located in Goreme near to a world known Goreme Open Air Museum. Urgup is 8 km. from the hotel, while Nevsehir is 10 km. away. Rooms have centrally controlled air conditioning, some units have views of the mountain or city. Each room has a desktop telephone, high ceiling, openable windows, and private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, vanity mirror. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries. Sakura Cave Hotel features free Wi-Fi .The hotel also offers bike hire. The nearest airport is Nevsehir Airport, 29 km. from the property. Couples particularly like the location. This property is also rated for the best value in Goreme! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.
Web site: http://www.sakuracavehotel.com/en/

Flight Details

International Flight Tickets: (not included in the price)

Domestic Flights: (included in the quoted price) 
Istanbul / Kayseri (Cappadocia) 
Kayseri / Istanbul

Cab Details

Private transfers in VIP AC Deluxe Minivan 
Private Airport - Hotel - Airport transfers in Istanbul 
Private Airport - Hotel - Airport transfers in Cappadocia 
Tour Transfers in AC non-smoking special tour bus

 


Terms & Conditions

Payment: 
30 % Advance Payment is required with booking (non-refundable) 
70 % Payment 30 days before tour starting date 

Cancellations (for refundable part) 
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