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Islamic Turkey Discovery Tour

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What to Expect
Day 1 - Istanbul: Arrive in Istanbul airport, meet your driver and private car, will be ready to transfer you to the hotel.

A welcome package with your tour vouchers, a tourist map, and any other touristic information that you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your hotel.

Day 2 - Istanbul: Breakfast - Ottoman Heritage Tour - Overnight in Istanbul 

Today you will have a full day tour of visiting: - Hagia Sophia Museum (the Ayasofya Mosque) - Sunken Palace or Sunken Cistern - the Blue Mosque - the world’s largest covered bazaar with 4000 shops, is known as Grand Bazaar - Lunch - Topkapi Palace Museum – Great Ottoman Sultans Palace. Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 3 - Breakfast - Drive to  Bursa City The 1st Ottoman Capital - Travel by ferry to Yalova, Then Drive to Bursa, Cable Car to Mountain - Drive Back to Istanbul  and Overnight

where we visit: - the early 15th century Green Mosque - the Green Tomb, where Sultan Mehmet I was buried in 1421 - the imperial Great Mosque, with its 20 domes and 12 massive pillars. Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 4 - Istanbul: Breakfast - Full Day  Bosphorus Views & Cruise – Fly To Cappadocia - Overnight in Cappadocia 

In the morning a visit to: - the Spice Market, where locals still shop for herbs and spices coming from all over the world - Then, embark on a cruise by boat on Bosphorus, the unique winding strait separating two continents. You will take a direct one-hour flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Enjoy your stay in this authentic CAVE hotel Breakfast included

Day 5 - Breakfast - Full Day  Cappadocia Tour - Overnight in  Cappadocia 

Today you will take enjoyable visits to: - Devrent and Pasabagi valleys and Avanos - Goreme Open Air Museum and - Uchisar Castle. Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 6 - Breakfast  - Drive to Konya - Full Day  Konya - a place of Jalal ad-Din Rumi/Sufism  Tour - Overnight in Konya 

After breakfast drive along the region, which will give you a chance to see untouched beauties of the country. Arrive at Konya to see: - the Mevlana Museum, which shelters the tomb of Rumî, known to his followers as Mevlana, a Muslim poet and mystic. Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 7 -Breakfast -  Konya capital of Seljuk Turks Muslim State  Tour - Overnight in Konya 

After breakfast visits to: - Karatay Tile Museum, This museum features tiles from the Seljuk Empire - Ince Minare , houses wooden and stone works of the Seljuk period - Alaaddin Hill and Mosque, Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 8 - Breakfast - Transfer to Konya Airport  – Fly To Istanbul 

After breakfast, transfer to the airport with your private car and driver. Take a direct flight from Konya to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul airport. This is the end of the itinerary. Breakfast included
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Important Information
Departure Point
Istanbul Ataturk airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport or All Istanbul Hotels
8 days
Return Details
Istanbul Ataturk airport, Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport or All Istanbul Hotels
  • Bed & Breakfast accommodation in mentioned hotels,
  • Transportation by air-conditioned, non-smoking and comfortable vehicles,
  • Services of qualified local tour guides,
  • Private transfers,
  • Entry/Admission - Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
  • Entry/Admission - Topkapi Palace
  • International Airfares, airport taxes, visa and passport fees, insurance, beverages, meals not detailed in the itinerary, tips and gratuities to motor-coach drivers and local city guides, items of a personal nature, excess baggage, hotel extras and optional excursions.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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By: Goreme Open-Air Museum
jose s
Unique landscape
An out of this world landscape. Seems like a haunted place in the outside. Excelente lugar para visitar. Vista
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Hong Kong, China
Totally Magnificent
One of a must if you travel to Cappadocia. 1. Series of tower shaped buildings which was constructed during the
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Mumbai, India
The most gorgeous and intriguing collection of rock settlements and internal churches in Cappadocia
One of the few places where you can get a first hand experience of what the settlements looked like from the
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Rockhampton, Australia
Impressive sight, take care in the snow
We decided to stop in here on the way back from Avanos to Goreme. Desipite heavy snowfall overnight, we enjioyed
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Nikita Totlani
New Delhi, India
Must Visit
We went to Goreme open air museum as a part of the Private Highlights of Cappadocia where we could see the
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Yazeed P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Crammed Full of Tourists
I love the history of the place and highly recommend taking a walk to the museum instead of public transport.
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Kristi S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
must do!
The entire Goreme area is spectacular. I would never seen anything like this in my home country. highly recommend
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Wennie W
Singapore, Singapore
Historic wonder
Very interesting visit, amazing to see structures so old surviving to tell a story. The open air museum is a
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Remarkable, preserved history of early persecuted Christians
This is one of the places well worth spending a few hours at after one has seen the Fairy Chimneys and Love Valley
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Carol A S
Marietta, Georgia
Complex of 11th-13th century churches carved into the rock
Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme (Göreme Open Ar Museum) is 1.5km southeast of the village center. This large site
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