ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA
DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN ISTANBUL
DAY 2 - ISTANBUL
DAY 3 - ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA
Transfer to the Istanbul Airport for an early morning flight to Kayseri. Continue to Cappadocia, a geological wonderland, to see the Open Air Museum of Göreme which was a monastic complex with early Christian churches hewn out of rock. Then enjoy the kick-wheel demonstration of a master craftsman at a pottery making atelier in the town of Red River. On the way back to the hotel you will have a chance to sample the local wines at a winery.
DAY 4 - CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL
In the morning visit one of the largest weaving centers of the world to get introduced to the most important fine art of the Turks. Then enjoy a full day admiring the unique lunar landscape and fairy-tale rock formations of Cappadocia through Avcılar, Uchisar and Derbent. Discover an underground city before heading to Kayseri for your evening flight back to Istanbul.
Transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.
You will be greeted at the airport by your private lecturer-tour guide to be accompanied to the hotel.
Enjoy a full day tour of ancient Constantinople including the Hippodrome, the Sultan Ahmet's Blue Mosque, the splendid church of the Hagia Sophia, the Topkapi Palace and the Grand Bazaar. Stay overnight in Istanbul.