Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a historic country of the world. It resides on the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia and Balkan peninsula in Southeastern Europe. Turkey Country is enveloped by the sea on three sides – the Aegean Sea to the west, the Black Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The beauty of Turkey is lined up with warm colures, sun-kissed beaches, pine-covered forests, and historic Roman wonders. Turkey Tourism have a large number of tourist attractions. Turkey with all its beauty, attractions, and activities, also has pleasant weather. Its coastal regions have temperate Mediterranean climate, composed of hot and humid summers, heavy rains during rainy seasons, and humid winters. It has a culture, history and modernity. Discover the captivating beauty of Istanbul's cityscape through its vibrant street art, exotic bazaars and exquisite architecture.
Istanbul: The vibrant city of Istanbul is a must-visit destination in Turkey. It straddles Europe and Asia and is filled with iconic landmarks like the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, and the historic Sultanahmet district. The city's rich history, stunning architecture, bustling markets, and delicious cuisine make it an unforgettable experience.
Cappadocia: Known for its unique rock formations, fairy chimneys, and cave dwellings, Cappadocia is a surreal and enchanting destination. Take a hot air balloon ride over the otherworldly landscapes, explore the underground cities, hike through the valleys, and visit the rock-cut churches of Goreme Open Air Museum.
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Marhaba! Arrive at Istanbul Airport! On your way, you will also witness the twinkling lights of Europe from Tarabya to Bebek. Later, you are transferred to your hotel.
Upon arrival in Istanbul, you are dropped to your hotel where you can relax and freshen up. In the evening, enjoy Boshphorus Dinner Cruise
This night cruise is an enchanting experience and you will be served a ‘welcome drink’ as soon as you board the cruise. Passing through the moonlight, your cruise will glide past Hotel Kempinski, Dolmabahce Palace on the European shores and the Beylerbeyi Palace, Kanlica and Anatolian Fortress from the Asian side. The Dinner Cruise will host you with live Turking entertainment including Turkish Folk & belly dance. The cruise will host an open buffet including Turkish specialities, unlimited local drinks, and barbeque.
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Today, explore the fascinating city of Istanbul on a full-day guided tour. Istanbul is a unique city that spans two continents, with a rich history and diverse culture.
Your tour will begin with a visit to the iconic Blue Mosque, which is one of the most famous landmarks of Istanbul. The mosque is famous for its beautiful blue tiles and stunning architecture.
Next, visit the Hagia Sophia, a magnificent structure that was once a church and later a mosque, and now serves as a museum. The building boasts stunning Byzantine architecture and impressive artwork.
You will also visit the Topkapi Palace, which was the residence of the Ottoman sultans for over 400 years. The palace boasts stunning architecture and impressive collections of artifacts, including the famous Topkapi Dagger and the Spoonmaker's Diamond.
Later visit the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The bazaar is home to over 4,000 shops, selling everything from spices and textiles to jewellery and ceramics.
In the evening, you can relax at your hotel or explore the city on your own.read less
Today, check out of your hotel in Istanbul and proceed to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Upon arrival in Cappadocia, you will be transferred to your hotel. Cappadocia is a unique region in central Turkey known for its surreal landscape of fairy chimneys, cave dwellings, and underground cities.
After checking in at your hotel, take some time to rest and relax. You can explore the surrounding area and check out the local markets or try some traditional Turkish cuisine at one of the local restaurants.
In the evening, you can join an optional traditional Turkish night show, which includes traditional dances and live music. Or, you can relax and enjoy the amenities of your hotel.
After Breakfast, start with your city tour of Cappadocia.
This tour will include the Devrent Valley where you will see the different types of fairy chimneys. The famous chimneys include ones with caps, cones, mushroom-like forms, and pointed rocks. You will also visit the Pasabaglari (Monks Valley) where you will see fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps. There is also a Chapel dedicated to St. Simeon and a hermit's shelter that has a fairy chimney with three heads.
Next on the tour would be the Goreme Open Air Museum where religious education was started. You will also visit the chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th and 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls.
The next stop is the Pigeon Valley where you will see a lot of pigeons and hear about how they used to help the send messages and fertilize the grapes. The last point on your tour would be the Uchisar Castle which resembles an Ortahisar in style. The top of the citadel provides an amazing panoramic view of the surrounding area.
Post the tour, you are transferred to the hotel for check-in and a comfortable stay.read less
Start your day early with a hot air balloon tour over Cappadocia. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers stunning views of the unique landscape of Cappadocia. You will see the sunrise over the fairy chimneys and rock formations while drifting over the valleys and mountains. The balloon ride typically lasts for 1 hour, and you will be back in your hotel in time for breakfast.
After breakfast, you have the day at leisure to explore this beautiful city on own.
In the evening, you can enjoy a sunset over the fairy chimneys or relax in your hotel and enjoy the amenities.read less
After breakfast check out from your Cappadocia Hotel and transfer to the airport for flight to Istanbul. On arrival at Istanbul airport meet and assist and transfer to your centrally located hotel.
Check In and time to freshen up and relax. Later you can enjoy some last minute shopping at the many malls, street side shops and bazaar's.
Overnight stay in Istanbul hotel.
Today post breakfast day free till your transfer to Istanbul Airport for your onward / return flight.
Back home with fond memories of your Turkey Highlights trip...!!!read less
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Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya
Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antalya