Istanbul Cappadocia (7 Nights) www.lemistravel.com
DAY 1- ISTANBUL
     Arrive in Istanbul (any time) and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
DAY 2- ISTANBUL
     Istanbul City Tour. Blue Mosque, facing Hagia Sophia, famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets, built in the name of Sultan Ahmet. We visit the Topkapi Palace,where Imperial residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting Chinese porcelain, weapons, calligraphy section etc.... and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 3- CAPPADOCIA
      Pick up from hotel in the morning for flight to Kayseri. Arrival in Kayseri and meet by your guide. Departure for cappadocia. BreakfastFully Guided tour to North Cappadociashort rest before starting the tour to visit Devrent Valley, Zelve Open-Air Museum, Monk's valley (Pasabagi) where you will find the world known fairy chimneys. Break for lunch in Avanos and then continue on to the Goreme Open-Air Museum where you will visit the numerous rock carved churches and monasteries. Depart for a

panaromic view of Esentepe and then on to Uchisar, a natural rock castle at the end of the tour back to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay in Cappadocia. Overnight stay and dinner in Cappadocia.

DAY 4- CAPPADOCIA
      After Breakfast Another full day tour this time to visit the famous Derinkuyu Underground City. Afterwards a short hike through the green Ihlara Valley along the stream visiting some of the churches along the way. Stop in Belisirma for lunch and then on to Selime for a panoramic view. Stop at the Agzikarahan Caravansarai is included. At the end of the tour. Dinner and Overnight stay in Cappadocia. Overnight stay and dinner in Cappadocia.

DAY 5- CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL
      Pick up from hotel in the morning for flight to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 6-ISTANBUL
      Bosphorus Tour. Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar), mystical smells of different aromas of various spices. Shops selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish etc.. Bosphorus Cruise, through the waterway separating the two continents, Europe and Asia, with a possibility to take photographs of marble palaces, ancient wooden villas of Ottoman architecture besides modern residentials and luxurious apartments and afternoon Camlica Hill. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 7- ISTANBUL
      Princess Island Tour. Cruise in Marmara Sea to Princes' Islands, stop at Büyükada, the popular summer resort with sandy beaches and pinewood scenery, once the pleasure island of Byzantine Princes.Tour of the island with horse-drawn carriages Evening return to Istanbul and transfer to hotels.Also visioned during the tour: Topkapi Palace, Leander's Tower, Uskudar from the sea. Overnight in Istanbul.

DAY 8- HOME
      After breakfast transfer to airport (any time) and the end of our services.

INCLUDED
  • Istanbul/Kayseri/Istanbul or Istanbul/Nevsehir/Istanbul domestic flight ticket.
  • 5 nights accommodation.
  • All transportation in Turkey by a/c tour coach,
  • Meals as stated on the itinerary,
  • All entrance fees to the sites and to the museums mentioned on the above program,
  • Comprehensive sightseeing as itinerary,
  • Arabic or English speaking professional guide throughout.