Turkish Cultural Immersion

Turkish Cultural Immersion

6 DAYS - 5 NIGHTS
2 Places covered.
3N-Istanbul
2N-Cappadocia

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Itinerary :
DAY - 1

Arrive in Istanbul

Start your Turkish adventure with an unforgettable arrival in the vibrant city of Istanbul. As you step outside the baggage hall, a warm welcome awaits you from our friendly and experienced Local Representative. They will be delighted to assist you throughout your journey. Accompanied by your guide, proceed to your hotel and smoothly check in, ready to embark on an extraordinary vacation.

DAY - 2

Istanbul Cappadocia By Flight

After a scrumptious American breakfast at your hotel, it's time to head to the airport for your flight to Kayseri, your gateway to the enchanting Cappadocia region. Once you arrive, proceed to Cappadocia and check-in to your hotel. Take a moment to settle in and prepare yourself for the wonders that await.

DAY - 3

Cappadocia City Tour with Lunch

Wake up to a delightful breakfast at the hotel, and at 09:30 AM, embark on a captivating tour of the Cappadocia region. Our first stop is the awe-inspiring Goreme Open Air Museum, one of the most significant places in this area. Witness the fascinating rock-cut churches and monasteries, showcasing the rich history and culture of Cappadocia.

Next, we'll visit Cavusin, a village where Greek and Turkish people once coexisted. Explore its unique charm and discover the remnants of this harmonious past. Our journey continues to Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley, renowned for its extraordinary fairy chimneys.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at a delightful restaurant in Avanos, followed by a mesmerizing kick-wheel pottery demonstration. Experience the traditional art form that has flourished in this region for centuries. Concluding our day's adventures, we'll visit the Kaymakli Underground City, an intriguing UNESCO World Heritage Site that unveils the mysteries of an ancient subterranean civilization. Return to your hotel for a restful overnight stay.

DAY - 4

Cappadocia to Istanbul (by Flight) & Classic Istanbul Tour

After savoring a delightful breakfast at the hotel, it's time to bid farewell to Cappadocia as we embark on a flight back to the vibrant city of Istanbul. Upon arrival, your coach will be waiting to whisk you away on an unforgettable tour.

Our first stop is the magnificent Blue Mosque, a true architectural gem known for its stunning Iznik tiles. Bask in its beauty and immerse yourself in the grandeur of this iconic mosque. Next, we'll visit the historic Hippodrome, where the Serpent Column, Obelisk of Theodosius, and German Fountain of Wilhelm stand as captivating reminders of Istanbul's rich past.

Indulge in a delicious lunch at an authentic Turkish Kofte restaurant, savoring the mouthwatering flavors of traditional cuisine. The journey continues with a visit to the majestic Topkapi Palace, once the opulent residence of the Sultans for over four centuries. Immerse yourself in the splendor and immerse yourself in the opulence of this grand palace.

As evening sets in, we'll explore the vibrant Grand Covered Bazaar, where you can indulge in a shopping extravaganza, discovering unique treasures and experiencing the bustling energy of this iconic marketplace. Retire to your hotel for a restful overnight stay, filled with memories of the day's adventures.

DAY - 5

Bosphorus Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, join your knowledgeable guide for an exciting pickup from your central Istanbul hotel. Board a luxurious coach and set off to explore the mesmerizing sights of the city.

Our first stop is the captivating Spice Bazaar, a sensory delight where exotic aromas and vibrant colors enchant the senses. From there, we'll embark on a delightful sightseeing cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and Golden Horn, providing breathtaking views of Istanbul's iconic landmarks.

As the afternoon unfolds, disembark at the Bosphorus coastline in Asia, where a scenic restaurant awaits you with a delightful 3-course lunch. Enjoy the flavors of Turkish cuisine while taking in the mesmerizing views of the surroundings.

We'll then ascend by coach to the peak of Camlica Hill, offering a panoramic vantage point that reveals the true elegance of Istanbul. Capture this stunning vista in your memory as you immerse yourself in the city's allure.

Crossing back over the Bosphorus Bridge, we'll embark on a guided tour of the opulent Dolmabahรงe Palace. Marvel at its grandeur and opulence as you explore its intricately adorned rooms and lush gardens.

As the tour concludes, we'll return you to your hotel by coach, where you can unwind and reflect on the day's unforgettable experiences.

DAY - 6

Departure from Istanbul

As this extraordinary journey comes to an end, it's time to bid farewell to Istanbul. Take your flight back home, carrying with you cherished memories of the enchanting places you've discovered, the rich cultural heritage you've experienced, and the warm hospitality you've received. Cherish these moments forever.

Tour Information :

Our Turkey tour takes you on a captivating adventure through Istanbul and Cappadocia, allowing you to discover the hidden gems and iconic landmarks that make this country so special. From the ancient grandeur of Istanbul to the surreal landscapes of Cappadocia, each destination offers a unique and unforgettable experience. ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ ๐“๐ข๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐“๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ To make the most of your Turkey tour, it's essential to consider the best time to visit. The ideal period to explore Istanbul and Cappadocia is during the spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and you can avoid the peak tourist crowds. ๐–๐ก๐ฒ ๐‡๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐๐š๐ฒ๐ฌ ๐‚๐ซ๐จ๐ฐ๐? Holidays Crowd is your trusted partner for exceptional travel experiences. With our expertise in crafting personalized tours, we ensure that every moment of your journey is filled with joy, comfort, and unforgettable memories. Our attention to detail and commitment to customer satisfaction set us apart, making us the preferred choice for travelers seeking extraordinary adventures. ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ƒ๐จ ๐ข๐ง ๐ˆ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐›๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‚๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐š๐๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š ๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ Istanbul: Explore the Historic Sultanahmet District: Step back in time as you visit iconic landmarks like the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace. Cruise along the Bosphorus: Embark on a scenic boat ride along the Bosphorus Strait, offering stunning views of Istanbul's skyline and the majestic waters. Shop at the Grand Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, one of the world's oldest and largest covered markets. Cappadocia: Marvel at Fairy Chimneys: Discover the unique rock formations that dot the Cappadocian landscape, known as Fairy Chimneys, and witness their surreal beauty. Hot Air Balloon Ride: Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Cappadocia from above as you float in a hot air balloon, witnessing the magical sunrise or sunset. Explore Underground Cities: Venture deep into the underground cities of Derinkuyu or Kaymakli, where ancient civilizations once sought refuge. ๐๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐•๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ญ ๐ข๐ง ๐ˆ๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐›๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐‚๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐š๐๐จ๐œ๐ข๐š ๐“๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ Istanbul: Hagia Sophia: Admire the architectural marvel of Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that showcases the fusion of Byzantine and Ottoman influences. Topkapi Palace: Step into the opulent world of the Ottoman sultans as you explore the magnificent Topkapi Palace and its exquisite gardens. Basilica Cistern: Descend into the mystical underground Basilica Cistern, an ancient reservoir adorned with mysterious Medusa heads. Cappadocia: Goreme Open-Air Museum: Wander through the open-air museum of Goreme, where you'll find breathtaking rock-cut churches and stunning frescoes. Uchisar Castle: Climb to the top of Uchisar Castle for panoramic views of the Cappadocian landscape, including the famous "fairy chimney" rock formations. Pigeon Valley: Take a leisurely hike through Pigeon Valley and witness the incredible sight of countless pigeons inhabiting the unique rock formations. ๐“๐ซ๐š๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ ๐“๐ข๐ฉ๐ฌ Dress Code: Respect local customs and modesty by dressing appropriately, especially when visiting religious sites. Currency and Exchange: The currency in Turkey is the Turkish Lira (TRY). It's advisable to exchange your currency at authorized exchange offices or banks for the best rates. Transportation: Utilize Istanbul's efficient public transportation system, including trams, ferries, and metro lines, to explore the city conveniently. Language: While Turkish is the official language, many locals in tourist areas speak English, making communication easier for travelers. ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐€๐ฏ๐จ๐ข๐ Street Touts: Beware of street touts who may try to sell you overpriced items or scam unsuspecting tourists. Tap Water: It's recommended to drink bottled water instead of tap water to avoid any potential stomach discomfort. Unlicensed Tour Guides: Ensure that you choose reputable tour operators and licensed guides to guarantee a safe and authentic experience. ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ƒ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ญ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ง ๐๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ž๐ฌ The distance between Istanbul and Cappadocia is approximately 730 kilometers, and the most convenient way to travel between the two cities is by domestic flights. The flight duration is around 1.5 hours, allowing you to maximize your time exploring these remarkable destinations. Embark on a captivating Turkey tour with Holidays Crowd and uncover the hidden treasures of Istanbul and Cappadocia. Immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes that make this journey truly unforgettable. Book your adventure today and create memories that will last a lifetime. Turkey beckons with its diverse offerings, and our Turkey tour provides the perfect opportunity to discover the enchanting cities of Istanbul and Cappadocia. From the iconic landmarks to the surreal landscapes, every step of your journey will be filled with wonder and awe. Trust Holidays Crowd to curate an exceptional travel experience for you, ensuring that your time in Turkey is nothing short of extraordinary.

Inclusions / Exclusions :

INCLUSIONS

โ€ข Accommodation 2 nights in Cappadocia.

โ€ข Accommodation 3 Nights in Istanbul.

โ€ข Daily Breakfast except on Day 1.

โ€ข Istanbul - Cappadocia - Istanbul Flight.

โ€ข Return Cappadocia Shuttle Transfer.

โ€ข Tour of Highlights of Cappadocia with Lunch.

โ€ข Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace.

โ€ข Bosphorus Full-Day Sightseeing Tour: Golden Horn and Bosphorus Cruise, Spice Bazaar, Camlica Hill and Dolmabahce Palace.

โ€ข Istanbul airport arrival shuttle.

โ€ข Istanbul airport departure shuttle.

โ€ข All Tour & Transfer on SIC Basis.

โ€ข All Applicable Taxes.

Exclusions

โ€ข International Flight.

โ€ข Turkey Visa.

โ€ข Travel Insurance.

โ€ข Any compulsory room supplement during the tour.

โ€ข Video and Camera permit at sights.

โ€ข Meals outside of the stated meal plan.

โ€ข Use of vehicles other than the specified itinerary.

โ€ข Expenses of personal nature.

โ€ข Any other services not specified above.

โ€ข Any Tipping, City Taxes & Potter-age Charges

โ€ข Early check in & Late check out at the hotels (Check-in time 1:00 PM and Check out time 12:00. PM)

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