Discover during the winter your 5 days Jewels of Turkey with the destinations of Istanbul and Cappadocia.
What to see during the 5-day The Pearls of Turkey Winter Tour Package?
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What to expect during the 5-day The Pearls of Turkey Winter Tour Package?
Day 1: Istanbul – Arrival Day
Meeting with a member of our team at Istanbul Airport and getting the transfer to the hotel. You can relax or explore the region by yourself for the rest of the day.
Day 2: Istanbul City Tour
The Istanbul city tour package will start at the Old City after a delicious breakfast. Hippodrome is the main rota that was inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List in 1985 and the living heritage of both Byzantines and Ottomans can be seen. Around Sultanahmet, The German Fountain -which was gifted by German Emperor Wilhelm II in 1898-, and the Obelisk of Theodosius – nearly 3,500 years old, were brought to the Hippodrome by Theodosius from the Temple of Karnak about in 390- can be seen. Serpent Column -considered that it was at the Temple of Apollo in Delphi before- and the Column of Constantine that was brought from Apollon temple in Rome are other highlighted sites of the tour.
Day 3: Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise and Flight to Cappadocia
An amazing Istanbul Bosporus Boat tour will be waiting for you after breakfast. On the shoreline, you will witness the imposing view of old wooden villas, palaces, fortresses, and small fishing villages. The Ottoman palaces Dolmabahce, Yildiz, Ciragan, and Beylerbeyi will admire for their elegant architecture with a warm welcome. Ortaköy with its iconic view and Rumeli Fortress which is a well-designed military architecture will be next. After a lunch break in a Turkish restaurant the Grand Spiece Bazaar where you can find authentic goods such as Turkish tastes, Turkish coffee, exotic spices, herbs, and handicrafts. The tour ends with transportation to İstanbul Airport for a domestic flight to Cappadocia. Transfer from Airport and check in to the hotel in Cappadociaı.
Day 4: Cappadocia Underground City & Goreme Open Air Museum
The day starts with an Ozkonak Underground city visit that was built in Idis Mountain where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense and the galleries are connected by tunnels. The Goreme Open Air Museum will be the following destination that can be said that it is the heart of Cappadocia. The region was Listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1985 and it hides the churches of Durmuş Kadir, Yusuf Koç, El Nazar, Saklı, Meryem Ana (Virgin Mary) Kılıçlar, Tokalı, and Dark churches. Plus Convent of Monks and Nuns, Chapel of St Basil, and St. Barbara can be seen either with lots of captivating church interior paintings that have reached today. With a few minute’s walk, Cavusin will be waiting for you and you can explore The Christians who created living spaces for themselves in the fairy chimneys of those fleeing the oppression of the Romans. Lunch will be in Avanos which is the home of pottery dating way back to the Hittites. There will be a workshop visit and shopping chances here that can’t be missed. Love Valley and Devrent Valley where you can see the symbols of Cappadocia Three Beauties. This tour will end approximately at beginning of the evening.
Day 5: Cappadocia to Istanbul – End of Tour
This remarkable tour ends with departing for Cappadocia Airport for a domestic flight to Istanbul in the early morning.
Extra Tour Details
- Everyday departure (All year round)
- Duration: 5 days
What has been included in this excursion?
- Accommodation BB
- All sightseeing & excursions mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch during the tours
- Transfer service from Hotels & Airport
- English Guide
- Beverage during the tour
- Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
- Not mentioned diners
- Not mentioned flights
- Entrance fee for Harem Section in Topkapi Palace.
- Personal expenses