Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Istanbul
Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel. This afternoon and evening are free to spend at your own leisure to explore this fascinating city.

Stay at: Avantgarde Levent (5 star) or similar

Day 2 Istanbul
Embark on a guided city tour of Istanbul’s Old Town. Visit the former seat of Ottoman power, Topkapi Palace, which was the home for sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to the 12th century Hagia Sophia and the iconic Blue Mosque, both known for their distinct Ottoman architectural beauty. Later, enter the rowdy Grand Bazaar, filled with a whirlwind of over 4,400 shops.

Stay at: Avantgarde Levent (5 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Istanbul - Ankara - Cappadocia
After breakfast, depart to the Tukish capital Ankara to visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the first President and founder of independent Turkey, and its museum. Continue your drive via a picturesque salt lake before arriving at the unique region of Cappadocia in the Central Anatolian.

Stay at: MDC Cave Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4 Cappadocia
At dawn, you have the opportunity to take an optional balloon ride over Cappadocia for a unique view of this stunning landscape. Today, join a full-day tour around the volcanic landscapes of Cappadocia. Enter the winding maze of the Kaymaki underground city and stroll through the rugged Goreme open-air museum before ending the day at the natural fortress of Uchisar. Tonight, you will be offered an optional folklore evening where you can watch a traditional Turkish performance whilst you enjoy dinner.

Stay at: MDC Cave Hotel (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 5 Cappadocia
After breakfast, your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Escorted by a professional English-speaking Tour Manager
  • Transport by deluxe air-conditioned coach with complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation
  • Private arrival transfer from Ataturk airport to hotel and Departure transfer from hotel to Kayseri airport or Nevsehir airport
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel luggage handling
  • Local taxes

Exclusions: Gratuities and any optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 4 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 1 dinner
  • Guided tours of:


  • Entrances fees:

Topkapi Palace
Goreme Open Air Museum