Call  01 241 2389Irish Owned travel company

 

Istanbul

Istanbul

Day 1 – Arrival to Istanbul

Arrival in Istanbul and meeting at the airport, transfer to the hotel, check- in. Leisure afternoon.

Optional: Possibility of arranging Bosphorus Cruise Tour if you arrive early and time permits. It can be arranged even last minute on arrival in Istanbul.

Overnight Istanbul.

Day 2 - Istanbul

Meeting at the hotel reception at 09:00am

Visit to Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. We will also see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. After lunch break we will see the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. Visit the ancient Hippodrome with Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake Pillar and German Fountain of Wilhelm II. Walk through the back streets of Old Istanbul and visit the Yerebatan underground Cistern. At the end of the tour we will have time to see the Grand Bazaar (except Sundays). Overnight Istanbul.

Day 3- Cappadocia

Pick-up from hotel 2 hours before flight departure.

Take the early morning flight from Istanbul airport to Cappadocia. Arrival at the airport and meeting just outside the arrival’s gate with a sign bearing your name with your driver. Transfer to Cappadocia. Check in to your hotel having a little rest before starting our tour. We will start our day with visiting Göreme Open air Museum , the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century) where you can see several churches built into caves by Christians between the 10th and 13th centuries. Continue to the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; a journey in the past with its troglodyte houses, continue to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies” near Zelve. Lunch break in Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. After lunch we will visit Özkonak Underground city and we will end our tour visiting the highest point of Cappadocia, Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia.

Day 4 – Cappadocia – Hot air Balloon Tour

We will start our day in Cappadocia with the fantastic hot air Balloon tour as the sun is rising. Our driver will pick you up from the hotel ealy morning 5 am ( summmer time )*, go to balloon departure area for breakfast and briefing, balloon flight duration is one hour, after the balloon tour we will finish with celebration and champaigne before returning to the hotel for breakfast.

After breakfast and having a rest, our crew will guide you to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul. Day 1 – Arrival to Istanbul:Arrival in Istanbul and meeting at the airport, transfer to the hotel, check- in. Leisure afternoon. Optional: Possibility of arranging Bosphorus Cruise Tour if you arrive early and time permits. It can be arranged even last minute on arrival in Istanbul. Overnight Istanbul. Day 2 – Istanbul: Meeting at the hotel reception at 9am. Visit to Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. We will also see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. After lunch break we will see the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features 20,000 beautiful Iznik tiles. Meeting/pick-up point: At the airport.

Duration: 4 days/3 nights.

Start/opening time: Arrival in Istanbul and meeting at the airport, transfer to the hotel, check- in. Leisure afternoon.

End/closing time: After breakfast and having a rest, our crew will guide you to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul.

Tour Includes: Accommodation ( 3 night ) in 4* hotels, breakfast, Istanbul – Cappadocia Flight Ticket (Return), hot air balloon tour, comfortable transportation and professional driver, all parking and road taxes.

Total From

Nights 

CALL:
Similar Holidays

Looking for something different?

Don’t worry. Just because it’s not here, doesn’t mean we can’t do it. Call us on +353 1 2412389 or email info@gohop.ie and tell us what you’re looking for.

Book with confidence

GoHop are bonded by the Irish Commission for Aviation License Number TA0535. This bond means that, when you book a GoHop holiday, you can be 100% sure that your money is safe.