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Anatolia Tour C-01 Istanbul (3) Cappadocia (2)

DAY 01: ISTANBUL

Arriving to İstanbul Atatürk Airport, transfer to the hotel and check-in. Visit of Greek-Orthodox Patriarchy and Chora Church; the best preserved mosaics depicting the life of Virgin Mary and Christ.

DAY 02: ISTANBUL

After breakfast visits of Hippodrome; the ancient center of civil activities of İstanbul with Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column and other monuments, Haghia Sophia; the center of religious life of İstanbul and the forth biggest church of the world. Blue Mosque; the only six minarated mosque of the world with 17th century tiles; The Topkapı Palace; the most extensive and fascinating monument of Ottoman Art and the palace of Ottoman Sultans. After lunch in Topkapı Palace, visits of The Underground Cistern; the water supplication system of Byzantine Palaces under romantic and mistic lights, Covered Bazaar; the 15th century shoping centre with over 4500 shops.

DAY 03: CAPPADOCIA

Early departure from İstanbul and by 6 hours arriving to Ankara. After lunch in Ankara Castle visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations rewarded as the best museum of Europe. Drive to Cappadocia and check-in. Dinner is at hotel.

DAY 04: CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast visits of Zelve and Göreme Open-air Museums both in the list of UNESCO world heritage. Göreme is famous for its carved-out churches with frescoes dated to first christian settlements. After lunch in Pigeon Valley visits of the world-unique fairy chimneys of Paşabağı and Ürgüp, The Uçhisar Castle which offers bird-eye panoramic view of the region, lecture and free taste of famous Cappadocian vines, lecture and demonstration on producing tiles and earthenware pottery in Avanos. After dinner, Cappadocian night with unlimited drinks, folk dances, belly dancer or Whirling Dervishes.

DAY 05: ISTANBUL

After breakfast visits of the Derinkuyu Underground City which dated to Hittitian period,Ağzıkarahan Khan on famous ancient Silk Road and Ihlara Valley with churches and panoramic view. After lunch, via Tuz Gölü (Salt Lake) arriving to İstanbul.

DAY 06:

After breakfast free day. Transfer to the airport and flight back to home

NOTES:

  • All buses are fully air-conditioned, last model and insuranced.
  • Accomodations are at 4* hotels on HB basis.
  • 3 luches included in price but drinks are extra.
  • An english speaking professional tour guide by the Ministry of Turkish Tourism is included in the price.
  • Cappadocian night is extra. (In carved-out places with unlimited drinks, folk dances, live music, belly dancer or Whirling Dervishes.
  • Entrances fees and tips for the guide and driver are extra.
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