Turkey is a large peninsula that occupies a unique geographic position, lying partly in Europe and partly in Asia. It is surrounded by sea on all three sides. The Mediterranean in the south, the Aegean in the west, and the Black Sea in the north.
In Cappadocia, there are magnificent underground cities, fairy chimneys, natural and historical beauties, faith centers and especially landforms. They give a feeling of being on a different planet. This region has been a place where witnesses cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.
TRIP TYPE: TRADITONAL
(Note: Our company does not keep waitlist. No additional weeks will be added once this trip is sold out.)
Trip Dates Available:
April 20 - 27, 2024
Airport Airport: IST
Departure Airport: IST
September 15, 2023
or when the trip is sold out.
Built in the early 1600s for Sultan Ahmet I of the Ottoman Empire, the Blue Mosque is truly a magnificent masterpiece of architecture!
a colorful indoor bazaar with many shops offering various spices, purses, flavored teas, Turkish delights, nuts, ceramics, and small souvenirs.
HOT AIR BALLAON RIDE
Soar over Cappadocia while participating in one of the region's most popular tourist attractions.
Take the public ferry for Bosphorus Cruise to see Istanbul's European and Asian sides, Galata Tower, Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, the Rumeli Fortress, old Ottoman villas, Bosphorus bridges, and mosques.
ARRIVAL INTO ISTANBUL
You will be transported via one of our group transfer times to our hotel upon arrival in Istanbul. Look for our driver in the arrivals hall after collecting your luggage.
After check-in, rest the afternoon at leisure, rewinding from the long flight. Later this evening, we will meet for a group dinner.
ISTANBUL CITY TOUR (part I)
Experience Istanbul's timeless sights on a full-day tour of the city's stunning historic places.
Spot the distinctive tiles of the Blue Mosque. See the Byzantine mosaics and minarets of Hagia Sophia, then follow in the footsteps of powerful sultans, courtiers, and generals at Topkapi Palace. We will finish our tour in the vibrant Grand Bazaar, browsing bright displays of handicrafts, carpets, and souvenirs.
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