Turkey Tourism flaunts a flurry of tourist attractions. Head to the iconic Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey for a spiritual experience. Or, visit Pergamon and the Temple of Artemis to explore the remnants of ancient times. If you’re a history enthusiast, head to the Hagia Sophia museum for understanding the blend of different religions in one place. When it comes to trying different activities, Turkey has a plethora of options. Gift your adventurous soul an exotic hiking trip to the Valley of Love. Or, explore the pristine Mediterranean Sea at the many beautiful beaches of Turkey. Here, you can participate in kayaking, snorkeling, canoeing, etc. Or, if you wish to explore the Turkish tradition then head to an interactive show and participate in the traditional Turkish dance.
Arrive in Istanbul. Located in the Marmara region of Turkey, Istanbul is the world's most gorgeous and mysterious city.
Check out the beauty, the great culture, the colourful lifestyle, the harmony of opposites and everything this amazing city has to offer. Upon arrival in Istanbul, you will be welcomed by our local representative and transferred to your hotel located in Istanbul. Rest of evening is free at Leisure to explore Istanbul.
This Full Day Tour of Istanbul provides the perfect introduction to the fabled city that spans Asia and Europe. On this one day sightseeing tour you will see how old meets new when you visit Istanbul’s four “must-see” historic sites. We will pick you up from the hotel (city center hotels). Then you will meet with your guide at the meeting point. We will visit Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia Museum, Blue Mosque, Grand Covered Bazaar, Topkapi Palace, Sultan Tombs. Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofya): a UNESCO-listed museum that contains Ottoman and Byzantine works. From the Golden Age of Byzantine Empire, this once a Christian church is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the history of architecture. Listen to its history and examine the architecture together with a professional guide. Next stop is Topkapi Palace, the largest and oldest palace in the world to survive to our day and also was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years.
Then, make a visit to the Blue Mosque with six minarets, which was built at the bequest of Sultan Ahmet I, and is one of the best preserved and most significant examples of Ottoman architecture. Continue to Istanbul Hippodrome where chariot races were held. It was the center of Byzantium’s life for 1000 years and of Ottoman life for another 400 years and has been the scene of countless political dramas.
The last stop of your journey is the Grand Bazaar, one of the oldest and largest covered markets in the world. Its numerous shops are bursting with everything you can imagine, from jewelry to silk clothing, and traditional copperware to exotic, Oriental imports and many more hidden gems.
Breakfast & we check-out from our hotel in Istanbul & proceed to experience Bosphorus Cruise & Spice Bazaar. We begin with a brief visit to the 17th-century Spice Bazaar, one of Istanbul’s most colorful and popular attractions. The building is part of the Yenj Mosque and was completed in 1660. Next, we will take a cruise through the Bosphorus, also known as Istanbul Strait, which is the only passage between the Mediterranean and the Black seas. It also marks the dividing line between Europe and Asia. After tour, transfer to Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen Airport for your flight (on own) to Kayseri. Transfer from Airport to your hotel in Cappadocia. Enjoy Local Dinner at your Hotel Restaurant.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today we proceed for Full Day Cappadocia North Tour with Local Lunch. North Cappadocia tour also known as Red tour is a great itinerary which covers all highlights of the North Cappadocia. In the morning, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent Valley. Visit to Pasabag“ fairy chimneys ” where the voice of wind mixes with the “ songs of faires ” near Zelve. Lunch in Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock – cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Continue to panoramic view point Esentepe. With a spectacular view over Goreme, see the complete view of Goreme valley and Goreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses. End your day with Uchisar Castle. This tall rock, the highest point of the Goreme region. Return to Hotel & Enjoy Local Dinner at Hotel Restaurant.
Breakfast at Hotel. Today we transfer Kayseri Airport for flight (on own) to Antalya. On arrival, our guest would be transfer to Hotel in Antalya. Antalya, city on the MediterraneanAntalya, Turkey coast of south-western Turkey, is the Turkish capital of international tourism. Apart from its cuisine, Antalya also boasts about golden beaches (Konyaalti and Lara) and foaming milky waterfalls (Düden, Manavgat) which are chief tourist attractions added to the list of reasons why people choose this vacation destination for the first time or come back here ever more. Explore this beautiful city on own. Enjoy Local Dinner at Hotel Restaurant in the evening.
Breakfast at Hotel. Drive by air-conditioned vehicle to the beautiful Düden Waterfalls. Marvel as the Lower Düden Falls cascade over the rocks and fall 40 meters into the Mediterranean Sea. Continue to the national park of Kurşunlu Waterfalls to see the water from a tributary of the Aksu River stream across the rocks and drop from the plateau into the lake. Get back to nature and soak up the surrounding flora and fauna. Next, go to Upper Düden Falls and discover a hidden cave where its possible to walk behind the waterfall. Enjoy lunch in the park as you listen to the sound of the falling water. End with a tour of Kaleiçi in the historic city center of Antalya. Admire the Ottoman-era architecture and remains of the Roman walls. Wander the narrow streets lined with stone and timber houses, and see the ruins of Hadrian’s Gate, built to commemorate a visit by the Roman emperor in 130 AD.
After your breakfast, you will be transferred to airport for your flight (at additional cost) to Istanbul to connect your outbound flight
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