Istanbul city tour
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Istanbul city tour
7 night/ 8 days holiday tour from Nepal to Istanbul is one of the best for every traveler. During the tour you will become amazed by its cultural variety, attractions and adventurous places. You will experience unique culture, amazing historical sites, ancient monuments and natural scenery. Istanbul is very popular for its magnificent structure, ancient history, culture, and breathtaking scenery. Some of the important places that are included in the itinerary are Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, etc.
7 night/ 8 days holiday tour to Istanbul can be organized for individual and family group at the most competitive price. We do also customize this tour as per travelers’ suitable time and preferences.
Upon arrival Istanbul Airport, meet our representative who will assist in the customs' formalities and transfer to a pre-booked hotel on a shared basis in a bus/coach (seat-in-coach or SIC basis). Check-in at the hotel (standard check-in time is 3 pm). After check-in to the room, you will be given a brief instruction and review of your tour itinerary. Rest of the day you can spend at leisure either relax in the comfortable hotel room or head to market place ( at your own expense) for shopping. As night falls, retire to the comfortable hotel room.
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for Istanbul Old City Walking Tour. Some of the city's most popular touring sites include the Blue Mosque in the Old City, the iconic Byzantine UNESCO-Listed Hagia Sophia , a soaring 6th-century dome and rare Christian mosaics, famous Hippodrome and around the ancient City Walls. Then, you will stroll along the sea coast either the Asian side or the European side, or both! In the late afternoon you will be transferred back to your hotel
Early morning our representative will transfer you from your hotel to airport for the flight to Cappadocia (60min). Upon arrival to Cappadocia airport our air airport representative will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name on it, in order to transfer to Cappadocia . Today you will have full day tour of north Cappadocia. You will visit Uchisar town where you will see the big rock on top of the hill with lots of rooms carved into cave. Similarly, you will visit Urgup town to see one of the most famous rock formations symbolizing Cappadocia, Devrent valley and Avanos town. Goreme is famous for open air museum to see the most beautiful rock-cut churches with one of the best preserve frescoes (wall paintings). The tour will end approximately in the late afternoon and you will be transferred to your hotel. You have the rest of the day by yourself to explore this beautiful Goreme town.
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for full day south part of Cappadocia, one of the world-famous landscapes. During the tour you will explore Pigeon Valley, Uchisar Castle, Love Valley, Meskendir Valley, Kaymaklı ancient multi-level underground city which has 5th floors and extending to a depth of approximately 40 m. Then, we will head off to the Red Valley, this beautiful valley which gets its name from the rose-colored rock. Here we will hike for 2 hours to see the beauty of the valley with several rock-cut underground dwellings and churches from the Byzantine period. The tour will end in the evening around 7pm. and you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Goreme
After breakfast at the hotel, your driver will pick you up to transfer you from Cappadocia to Pamukkale. After 3 hours’ drive from Cappadocia you will reach Konya (614 km) which is known as the adopted home of Rumi ( Mevlana ), the Sufi mystic who founded the Whirling Dervish, also Konya used to be one of the most important trading centers on the Silk Road. After a traditional Konya style lunch (Turkish special pizza) you will leave for Pamukkale, end of the day you will arrive in Pamukkale. Overnight in Pamukkale
After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for full day Pamukkale and Hierapolis tour. Today you will visit Pamukkale, literally means “cotton castle” in Turkish because the travertine and terraces of carbonate minerals deposited by flowing hot spring water. Hierapolis ancient city has been one of the most important spa and health centers since 2nd century for Jewish, early Christians and Romans. The tour will end approximately 4 p.m. and you will be transferred to your hotel in Kusadasi. This is about 2.5 hours driving distance from Pamukkale to Kusadasi . You will enjoy countryside experience during the drive. Overnight in Kusadasi
This morning you have to check out the room before the tour starts, because we will transfer you to airport right after the tour. After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for full day Ephesus and surrounding tour. Today you will visit Temple of Artemis, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Best of the day is Ephesus antique city which was established as a port city, now it has been the most important commercial center, once a religious center of the early Christianity and now it is one of the most important tourist site in Turkey. After leaving Ephesus antique city you will visit House of Virgin Mary. This house is believed to be Virgin Mary’s who had spent her last days around Ephesus and she died there. The tour will end approximately 4.30 p.m. and you will be transferred to airport for flight from Izmir to Istanbul (60 min. ). Upon arrival to Istanbul airport our representative will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name on it in order to transfer you to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul
After breakfast, check out from your room and we will arrange transfer to international airport according to your flight schedule.
- All flight tickets from/to Kathmandu
- Turkey Visa fee
- All tours & transfers on sharing basis as per itinerary
- Daily continental Breakfast at the hotels (except for the day of arrival)
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the tour
- Tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees
- All tours with professional English tour guide, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism
- All applicable government taxes
- Gratuities/Tips to guide, driver, and hotel staff
- No guiding on Konya tour
- Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, telephone charges, mineral water and other things not mentioned in the itinerary/inclusions
- Drinks (except those served with breakfast)
- Entrance fees for Ephesus terrace houses