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ISTANBUL → CAPPADOCIA
Day 1 – Arrive in Istanbul
Welcome to Istanbul! Where the continents meet.
Meet at Istanbul Airport: Once you arrive at Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, after the luggage claim, you will be greeted by a Romos Travel Representative at the meeting area.
Transfer with a VIP class vehicle to the hotel: You will be taken to your hotel, and after check-in, you will have time for leisure, and the rest of the day is yours.
Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Private Istanbul Old City Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the Private Old City Tour. Your professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Istanbul.
Today you will explore the following highlights of Istanbul.
Hippodrome: An ancient Roman and Ottoman square where the chariot races were held. Within the square is some Roman remains, Egyptian Obelisk, Serpent Column, and Constantine Columns.
The Blue Mosque: An Ottoman Imperial mosque built by Sultan Ahmet I in 1609-1616 CE, famous for the blue Ottoman tiles.
Hagia Sophia: Once the largest cathedral of Christianity when it was built in 532-537 CE by the Roman Emperor Justinian; later converted into a mosque by the Ottomans.
Topkapi Palace: The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built the palace after the conquest of Constantinople. Topkapi Palace was the home of the royal family and the headquarters for the Ottoman Empire’s administrative center.
Basilica Cistern: Was built by the Roman Emperor Justinian in 6C CE. The Basilica Cistern was the main water supply to the Roman Palace and the churches. It has over three hundred columns within and houses the head of the ancient Greek figure Medusa. The head is the base of two columns and is viewed upside down and right-side down.
Grand Bazaar (Covered Market): The largest and the oldest functioning shopping center in the world. The Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II built the Grand Bazaar in the 15th century. The market consists of 5,000 stores, 66 streets, 24 gates, and much more eye-pleasing architecture. Within the bazaar are many Turkish handicraft stores such as rugs, carpets, kilims, and beautiful Turkish tiles. Upon your request, our guide will be more than happy to help you find your masterpiece of Turkish art.
After the Private Istanbul Old City sightseeing tour, you will be driven back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Note: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 3 – Private Bosphorus Cruise with Private Yacht
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the 2 hours Bosphorus tour with a private yacht. Your private professional tour guide will be introducing you to the Bosphorus.
Today you will explore the following highlights of the Bosphorus:
Spice Market ( Egyptian Bazaar): The Ottomans built the market in the 17th century. Unlike the Grand Bazaar, the Spice market is much smaller but full of beautiful fragrances of mixed spices, herbs, and traditional sweets. It consists of around 100 stores, 2 streets, and 5 gates.
Bosphorus Cruise: The channel divides Istanbul into two continents and stretches about 32 km between the Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara. Along the Bosphorus, there are many settlements to see, such as great Palaces, hotels, yali (private houses), etc. While you are on the boat, you will see the highlights of the Bosphorus including the Dolmabahçe Palace, Ortaköy Mosque, Çırağan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Rumeli Fortress, Küçüksu Palace, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge ( the second bridge on the Bosphorus), Maiden’s Tower to name a few.
Beylerbeyi Palace: After the sultans westernized the Ottoman Empire, they built some Palace’s modern-western architectural styles. The Beylerbeyi Palace is one of them, located on the Asian side by the Bosphorus. The garden is full of statues, and the rooms with handcrafted arts will take you back in time to the 19th century.
Çamlıca Hill: The highest hill of Istanbul, situated on the Asian side. The walking path with 360 panoramic views will let you take the best pictures of Istanbul and the Bosphorus.
After the Private Bosphorus sightseeing tour, drive back to the hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Note: Breakfast at hotel
Day 4 – Private Istanbul Free Schedule Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the Private Free Schedule Tour. Your private, professional tour guide can recommend the other parts of Istanbul. If you have any other ideas depending on your own interests, you can discuss them with your guide. This is a flexible, comfortable, free program; everything is up to you. You can start the tour at any time that you request. You can visit and learn many things about the sites of Istanbul with Romos Travel.
Note: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 5 – Flight to Cappadocia
After breakfast and check-out from the hotel, we organize your domestic business flight to Cappadocia with a VIP vehicle. After landing at Cappadocia/Kayseri Airport, you will be greeted by a Romos Travel Representative at the meeting area.
Transfer with VIP class vehicle to the hotel: You will be taken to your special cave Hotel, and after check-in, you will have time for leisure, and the rest of the day is yours.
Overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 6 – Private Cappadocia Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the Private Cappadocia Tour. Your private, professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Cappadocia.
Today you will explore the following highlights of Cappadocia:
Fairy Chimneys; What makes Cappadocia so popular are those rock formations, called “ fairy chimneys” by the people. Those different rock formations result from millions of years of natural events, such as; rain, wind, and erosion. The fairy chimneys had been dwellings, churches, shelters, a natural fortress for many years. Although the locals are living in the towns today, the fairy chimneys can be visited by travelers.
Red Valley; is a hiking trail and famous for its red-rose color. The valley is located in the middle of Goreme town where they appreciate with sun-rise and sun-set. The Red Valley houses some abandoned churches, Uzumlu Church, Hacli Church, and Direkli Church, with murals and frescoes.
Cavusin Village; located on the way to Avanos. The rarest residents were still some people follow the ancient attitudes by using the old stuff. You can see those villagers farming, making potteries, and carving. Cavusin Village houses two churches; one dedicated to St. John the Baptist and the other Nicephorus Phocas. Until the 1920’s the Turks and The Greeks were living there together. After the exchange population, The Greeks left the village.
Kaymakli Underground City; rather than Derinkuyu and the other underground cities, Kaymakli Underground City, is different as it has much lower and narrower passageways. But it has more levels than the others. In recent years, four other floors have been unearthed. And some chapels, wineries, kitchens, stalls have been discovered.
Pigeon Valley, one of the panoramic spots of Cappadocia were located between Uchisar and Goreme. Since ancient times, they have been feeding the pigeons that they carved the soft tuff on the slopes to make dovecotes. You can also see Uchisar Castle from a different perspective and maybe feed the pigeons around you.
After the Private Cappadocia Tour, we drive back to your hotel.
Day 7 – Private Cappadocia Tour
After breakfast, your pick-up will be scheduled upon your desire from the hotel to start the Private Cappadocia Tour. Your private, professional tour guide will be introducing the ancient sights of Ephesus.
Today you will explore the following highlights of Cappadocia:
Devrent Valley; is known as imagination valley or pink valley. The geological situation of Cappadocia gives different shapes and colors to the rocks. Some of them look like animals or humans. In here, prominently, there is a camel-shaped rock formation. Dervent valley is located in the North of Cappadocia between Urgup and Avanos roads.
Love Valley the valley is situated a few kilometers away from Goreme. Mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys are located here. Some of those cones split into several cones on the upper side of the valley.
Avanos; is situated in the North of Cappadocia by the Red River, the longest river in Turkey. The river’s name derives from its red clay, making the most beautiful pottery in Turkey. Avanos is a local town where you can see ancient streets, dwellings, and artisans there.
Göreme Open-air Museum; dates back to the 2nd century A.D, when the ascetic monks, adopted seclusion, had lived. There were their independent churches and monasteries where they created a community. Today, the museum houses; St. Basil’s Church, Elmalı Church, Boys and Girls, St. Barbara Church, Serpent Church, etc.…
Esentepe Hill; is located on the way to Goreme and Avanos road. As an observation hill, it allows you to explore the landscape of Cappadocia, where you can see the fairy chimneys and take remarkable photos.
Uchisar Castle; is almost the peak point of Cappadocia, which can be seen miles away, about 60 meters high, and located on the edge of Goreme. It served as a residential place to the locals for many years. The caves and the dwellings still exist on the slopes.
After the Private Cappadocia Tour, we drive back to your hotel.
Day 8 – Private Transfer to Airport
Breakfast at the hotel, Pick up from hotel with VIP vehicle, and transfer to airport for the domestic flight.
After completing the amazing 8 Days Ottoman’s Life Luxury Turkey Tour, Package Tour Turkey wishes all guests a very healthy and wonderful life ahead…
Please Note: This tour package does not include hotel accommodation and only offers land service. For hotel accommodation, we recommend you choose the central and tourist places of the cities, which are suitable for your taste. Global hotel booking systems will assist you in your hotel choice with better promotions and prices.
8 Days Ottoman’s Life Luxury Turkey Tour Details
Departure & Return Location
Istanbul Airport & Sabiha Gokcen Airport – Can be supplied depending on your International flight details.
Private airport transfers
VIP vehicle and the chauffeur at transfers and tours
Special World-class Cave Hotel in Cappadocia
Business class flight ticket from Istanbul to Cappadocia
Business class flight ticket from Cappadocia to Istanbul
Private professional tour guide at tours
Entrance fees, mentioned in the itinerary
Gratuities to guide and driver
Visa & International flight tickets
Reservation Request Form
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