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From Istanbul: 4-Day Small Group Istanbul & Cappadocia Tour

Product ID: 142227
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Visit the highlights of Istanbul and Cappadocia on a small group 4-day tour. See the old city, the Bosphorus, Dolmabahce Palace and the Golden Horn in Istanbul. Then, travel to Cappadocia and visit the Goreme Open Air Museum and other unique sites.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Spend 2-days in Istanbul touring the sites of the old city
  • Fly to Cappadocia and explore both the northern and southern areas
  • Visit Goreme Open Air Museum and Derinkuyu Underground City
Full description
Your guide will meet you at your hotel between 08:00 and 08:30. Visit the Istanbul old city area which includes Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Grand Bazaar and Topkapi Palace. Have lunch during the tour. The average duration of this tour is 8-hours. At the end of the tour, your guide will leave you back at your hotel. On the second day, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby between 08:00 and 08:30. During this tour, you will visit the Golden Horn, the old city walls of Istanbul, the Spice Market and Dolmabahce Palace or Chora Museum. There will be a lunch stop during the tour. The tour will end at around 17:00. Please do not forget to take your luggage in the morning. After the tour, you will be transferred to airport for your flight to Cappadocia. Once you arrive in Cappadocia, you will have organized transfer from the airport to your hotel. 

On your third day, your guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00. You will enjoy a tour of southern Cappadocia, also known as the Green Tour, which will include the following sites: Derinkuyu Underground City (the largest underground city in the area with 7 floors 85 meters deep; not recommended for claustrophobic guests) and Ihlara Valley (1.5-hour trekking). Have a lunch stop in the village of Bellisirma. Afterwards, you will visit Piegon Valley (panoramic visit), Selime Monastery and Esentepe (panoramic view). After the tour, you will be dropped back off at your hotel.

On the fourth and last day, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby at around 09:00 and take you on a tour of northern Cappadocia, known as the Red Tour, to Rose Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum (important early Christianity center), Monks Valley, Cavusin village (one of the oldest settlements in the area), Avanos village (with stop at a traditional pottery workshop), Uchisar Castle and Dervent Valley. The average tour duration will be 8-hours. After the tour, you will be transferred back to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Transfers
  • Small group tours
  • Lunch
  • Istanbul - Cappadocia return flight ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Accommodation (contact the local tour operator for help)
  • Hot air balloon in Cappadocia (available for purchase)
  • Drinks during lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Dolmabahce Palace is closed on Monday and Thursday, replaced with Chora Museum
• Hagia Sophia is closed on Mondays. Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays. Topkapı Palace is closed on Tuesdays
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
Organized by

Maer Travel

Product ID: 142227