Istanbul-Alanya-Cappadocia package tour
Discover the most popular places of Turkey in a short period. This package will offer you to visit well-known cities like Istanbul, Alanya and Cappadocia. In 7 days you will experience all aspects of modern tourism which includes both sightseeings and entertainment.
DAY - 1 ARRIVAL AT ISTANBUL & BOSPHORUS DINNER CRUISE
Upon your arrival we will pick you up from the airport and transfer to Nowy Efendi Hotel, located at the centre of Sultanahmet. Free pick up transfer from the hotel in Istanbul to the ship is at 19:15. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and live music upon arrival on board. The ship follows a route including views of historical sites, Ottoman palaces and the two beautiful bridges illuminated at night. Overnight in Istanbul.
DAY - 2 ISTANBUL CLASSICS FULL DAY TOUR
After breakfast you will meet a tour guide and you will drive to the old town of Istanbul and start a tour.
First you will visit Topkapı Palace, the residence of Ottoman Sultans exhibiting in numerous sections Imperial Treasury, sacred Islamic relics of Prophet Mohammed, Ottoman jewelry, belts and traditional clothes, Chinese porcelain, weapons, etc. Then you will have one hour of free time for a lunch. Istanbul offers many cafes, fast-food takeaways and stylish restaurants with a wide range of tastes.
After lunch you are going to visit Hippodrome Square, the sporting and social center of Constantinople. Serpentine Column, Obelisk of Theodosius and German Fountain of Wilhelm II are the monuments decorating the Hippodrome. Next place to visit is Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet) located in the center of old city. This historical mosque, unique with 6 minarets, was built in the name of Sultan Ahmet and it is known as the Blue Mosque for the blue tiles adorning the walls of its interior. Being an active mosque it is closed for tourists for a half an hour during the five daily prayers.
Next place you are going to visit is Egyptian (Spice) Bazaar. You can practice your bargaining skills there while buying some souvenirs, Turkish delight, spices, etc. Then you have chance to explore Istanbul from the water on Bosporus sightseeing cruise (optional for an extra charge). Around 6:00 pm you will return to your hotel.
DAY - 3 FLIGHT TO ALANYA & MINI CITY TOUR
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport to fly to Alanya. You will have some free time to prepare for your next trip. Spend a great time traveling around Alanya city that will take you to the most beautiful sights. The whole city will appear before you at a glance. Enjoy beautiful views and take pictures before you will continue the trip.
Drive down to the Cleopatra’s beach and Damlatas Cave ('Cave of dripping stones’). For an extra charge you can visit this famous cave with amazing stalactites and stalagmites dating 15,000 years. Then discover Alanya harbor, Red tower (symbol of Alanya), Old Shipyard and drive up to the castle to enjoy the magnificent sunset. From the top of the castle, built in the 13th century by Ottomann, you will see the whole Alanya city and enjoy amazing view over the coast and turquoise Mediterranean sea. At 8 pm you will be dropped off and have overnight in Alanya.
DAY - 4 JEEP SAFARI TO TAURUS MOUNTAINS
Our professional team of drivers will take you by a jeep up to Taurus Mountains and you’ll have the opportunity to see all Alanya from a height! After some more photo breaks and off-road you’ll come to Turkish village – great chance to discover the countryside of Turkey, too see the life of local people! A tour guide will provide information about the religion in Turkey while visiting a village mosque. Then visit an old village house where you’ll have the possibility to try tradition turkish bread 'Gözleme' made by a local lady; you’ll be offered a glass of traditional turkish/herbal tea as well. All of this will be accompanied by funny animation program!
For lunch we stop in Dim Cayi River – very famous place in Alanya! You’ll have enough time to enjoy your meal, enjoy the beauty of nature, to take a sun or just relax before. Do not forget to bring your swimming suits. On the way back to Alanya we will stop for a photo break at amazing panoramic view of Dim Cay. At about 16:00 we drive back to your hotel in Alanya.
DAY – 5 CAPPADOCIA 2-DAY TOUR FROM ALANYA
The tour starts early in the morning - 03:30 is the pick-up time for the hotels in Alanya city centre. About 7 a.m. you will stop for breakfast. If you will not get a lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, and coffee there in a cafe. There are some other breaks on the way to Cappadocia to make the long journey more easy and comfortable for you. On arrival to Cappadocia you will be amazed by this natural wonder with incredible shapes, rock houses and fairy chimneys.
First you are going to visit the Saratli underground city (Kirkgoz). Explore its rooms and corridors with your tour guide and learn about the history of this interesting place. After drive to the Pigeon Valley, have photo break there and be ready for a lunch at a scenic view restaurant. You will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the Uchisar valley and then explore the Uchisar castle. After you are going to visit a rock house and drive to the Goreme Valley to enjoy the stunning panoramic view of Cappadocia.
In Cavusin village you will visit the rock-cut churches and learn about the religious past of this area. On the way to the hotel you will visit onyx fabric where you can buy nice souvenirs if you wish. Overnight accommodation arranged at the hotel in Urgup town. After the open buffet dinner in hotel you can rest, look around the city or visit the 'Turkish Night' - folk dance show (optional for an extra charge).
Early in the morning you can join a hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia (optional, organized by your tour guide).
DAY – 6 RETURNING FROM CAPPADOCIA
The second day starts with an open buffet breakfast in the hotel. Don't forget to take all belongings with you as we make check out from the hotel and continue the tour. You are going to visit 'The three beauties' near Urgup town - amazing fairy chimneys considered to be the symbol of Cappadocia. Then discover the most popular and the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia - Devrent (Imagination), Pasabag and Lovers valleys. Feel yourself like in a fairy tale walking through the different shaped rocks (mushrooms, camel, etc.). You will have enough time to explore these amazing volcanic rocks and make great photos there. On the way back to Alanya there are some stops for rest (in Aksaray) and for lunch (near Konya). Arrival time to Alanya city center is about 7 p.m.
DAY – 7 FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport and fly back to Istanbul. From there you can fly your home.
- Professional Tour Guide
- Domestick Flights
- Photos taken by photographer
- International Flights