Welcome to Turkey, today is your arrival day. After arriving at Istanbul International Airport directly,
proceed to domestic departures for your flight to Cappadocia. Meet at Cappadocia Airport and transfer
to your hotel. Your room key will be given to you and the rest of the day is yours to explore
Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.
(Indian Dinner included)
After breakfast we will drive you to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best-preserved
underground cities in Cappadocia. Than see the Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia.
After Uchisar, you visit Goreme Open Air Museum, the Heart of Cappadocia. Goreme Open Air
Museum is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ and monks.
Next stop is Cavusin, which is an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. After Cavusin you
go to the restaurant in Avanos to have lunch. After lunch, you visit a pottery workshop, to see how to
make potteries. Then you go to Love Valley. Love Valley is a hidden valley with scenic formations to
say the least. Despite the resemblance to man hood, these amazing rock formations are far from man-
made. After Love Valley you visit another workshop to see Cappadocian handwoven carpets and
kilims. Next stop is Devrent Valley, which also called Imagination Valley, where you can see natural
rock formations looking like animals. Then you head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting. Last
stop is Three Beauties, three beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of
Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00 and you will return to your hotel. Overnight stay in Cappadocia.
After breakfast early in the morning at 08:00 drive to Konya and roughly we will reach Konya by 13.00
– 14:00. We will have lunch at a local restaurant. After the lunch visit the imposing green - tiled
Mausoleum of Mevlana, the mystic founder of the Sufi sect (Whirling Dervishes). After the Konya
Mevlana tour drive to Pamukkale. Arrival to Pamukkale around 18:30 pm and check into your hotel.
Overnight in Pamukkale.
After breakfast we shall visit the calcium terraces of Pamukkale (cotton castle) and the ruins of
Hierapolis, then walk around this natural phenomenon and have the option of lying in the waters of the
natural springs. After the tour transfer to Antalya. Overnight in Antalya.
After breakfast, drive to Antalya Old City (Kaleiçi) where you will see Marina, Clock Tower, Hadrian's
Gate, Broken Minaret and HÄ±dÄ±rlÄ±k Tower. Kaleici is a small historic part of Antalya’s modern city,
also known as the Old City of Antalya. In history it was once the sprawling modern Roman town, then
the Byzantine Empire, then Seljuks, and finally the Ottoman Turkish town. The Hadrian's Gate (or
Hadrianus Gate or The Three Gates is a triumphal arch which was built in the name of the Roman
emperor Hadrian. Antalya's broken wonder is the Broken Minaret of the Korkut Mosque, which itself
was built originally as a Roman temple in the 2nd century AD, and thus did not have a minaret at all.
HÄ±dÄ±rlÄ±k Tower is a landmark tower of tawny stone in Antalya, Turkey, where Kaleici meets
Karaalioglu Park. It believed to build in Hellenistic era on a square plan and later turned into circular
tower in 2nd century AD and used as either a fortification or a lighthouse in the past. We have lunch in
a Turkish restaurant than depart for Duden Waterfalls. All the streams of the region aim at finding
their way into the Mediterranean and they pour down the slopes of the Taurus, sometimes overland
sometimes underground and reaching their destination, result in lovely waterfalls, of which there are
more than twenty. After tour come back to hotel and rest of day is yours. Overnight in Antalya.
Today we depart for Antalya Airport for our domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival enjoy BOSPORUS
BY BOAT; a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe and Asia. The shore
lined with old wooden villas, palaces of marble, fortresses, and small fishing villages. During the
excursion, you will see the magnificent sights of the following attractions from your boat. See
Dolmabahce Palace, and further along, the parks and imperial pavilions of Yildiz Palace. On the
coastal edge of this park, is Ciragan Palace, 300 meters of its marble facade faces the shore. At
Ortakoy a great variety of artists, gather every sunday to display their work along the street. Ortakoy is
a symbol of tolerance with a church, a mosque and a synagogue existing side by side for centuries.
RUMELI FORTRESS (view from boat), Built by Mehmet the Conqueror in 1452 prior to the conquest
of Istanbul was completed in only four months to control and protect the infamous Bosporus passage.
It is one of the most beautiful works of military architecture anywhere in the world. BEYLERBEYI
PALACE (view from boat), is the summer residence of Ottoman sultans exists in its original renovated
glory featuring original antique furniture and magnificent gardens with the Harem on the Asian side of
Istanbul. Lunch break at the Turkish restaurant. After the lunch we will then take you to the GRAND
SPICE BAZAAR, which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices for your shopping. Here you
will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights, Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits,
small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all naturel olive oil, soaps and many
other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour transfer back to hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul
After breakfast, we have Istanbul City Tour. Our first visit will be HIPPODROME. Ancient Hippodrome
was the scene of chariot races, with the three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze
Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine. Than we will visit SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL
MOSQUE. Across from Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, it built in the 16th century by the architect
Mehmet, is known as the BLUE MOSQUE because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik
tiles. Our next visit will be HAGIA SOPHIA GRAND MOSQUE. The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque,
previously known as the Church of Divine Wisdom, is simply the best of its kind! Hagia Sophia Grand
Mosque is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. For 1000 years, it was once the
largest church in the world, decorated with stunning 6th century golden mosaics. Today it is a mosque.
After that visit TOPKAPI PALACE, the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th
centuries housing an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain, robes worn by the
sultans and their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, the Holy Mantle;
enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.. Lunch break at 13:00 pm. After the lunch, Murtis Tour
will take you to the GRAND SPICE BAZAAR, which is a unique atmosphere with reasonable prices
for your shopping. Here you will find; Exotic Spices and Herbs, Turkish Baklava, Turkish Delights,
Turkish Coffee, nuts and fruits, small souvenirs such as Ceramic Handicrafts, Evil Eyes totems, all
naturel olive oil, soaps and many other goods in Souvenir Shops and stores. After the tour transfer
back to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul..
Please Note: Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays. If your tour is on one of these days we would offer
you to visit Underground Cistern instead of Topkapi Palace Museum. Overnight in Istanbul.
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel and transfer to Istanbul International Airport. We hope
your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another
TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Turkey
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Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
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