Taste Of Turkey Tour

Tour Overview

If you are looking for something special and extraordinary then look no further. Enjoy first class service and guided transportation through the historical and picturesque sites of Istanbul and the underground cities of Cappadocia. This is an exquisite tour for you with all the bells and whistles. Explore the various traditional activities of the Turks such as pottery, wine making (at Urgup) & this includes fun activities such as the Bosphorus cruise. This is the best option to explore the different foods prepared locally, in addition to the ancient landmarks such as temples, mosques & museums. Don’t forget to shop for souvenirs at the Spice Bazaar while interacting with the vendors.   

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the historical mosques
  • Tour the Turkish Hippodrome
  • Learn about pottery
  • Explore the Cappadocian arts & craft
  • Wine tasting at Urgup – Turkey
  • The Istanbul Bosphorus cruise
  • Explore the Underground city of Cappadocia
  • Visit the 3 Beauties; fairy chimneys with their hats
  • At Devrent Valley; an Imagination Valley
  • Tour the Spice Bazaar
  • Fly Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • Souvenir shopping & cultural interactions

Trip Itinerary

Meet and greet at the airport with a transfer to your hotel. You will be given your room key and the rest of the day is yours to explore Istanbul at leisure.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast depart from the hotel at 08:30am for Istanbul City Tour. Visit "TOPKAPI PALACE"; the great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The palace houses an exquisite collection of crystal, silver, and Chinese porcelain. Robes worn by the sultans & their families, the famous jewels of the Imperial Treasury, miniatures, & the Holy Mantle; enshrining relics of the Prophet Mohammed.

Next on the list is the "SULTANAHMET IMPERIAL MOSQUE" Across from St. Sophia built in the 16th century by the architect Mehmet, also known as the "BLUE MOSQUE" because of its magnificent interior decoration of blue Iznik tiles. Outside the Blue Mosque we find the "HIPPODROME", which was a scene of chariot races & entertainment. This comprises of three monuments; the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column & the Column of Constantine.

After a short enjoyable lunch break we head to the Grand Spice Bazaar for shopping and thereafter return to the hotel & stay at leisure.

OVERNIGHT: Grand Hyatt Istanbul

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

After breakfast (lunch enroute), depart for the Bosphorus Cruise tour. Enjoy a magical Istanbul Bosphorus Cruise & Spice Market Tour starting at 08:30am. Enjoy an array of sites you can see from the boat including: the SPICE BAZAAR (Egyptian Bazaar). The tour BOSPHORUS BY BOAT; a traditional excursion by boat along the waterway separating Europe & Asia.

Lunch break at a local Turkish restaurant and thereafter depart to Istanbul airport for a domestic flight to Cappadocia. Arrive & transfer from the airport and check in to your hotel in Cappadocia with the rest of today at leisure.

OVERNIGHT: Cappadocia Caves Hotel

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Early breakfast & you will be picked up approximately 09:30am to Ozkonak Underground City, one of the best preserved Underground cities in Cappadocia. Than visit to Uchisar Castle, the highest point of Cappadocia.

After Uchisar, you will visit Goreme Open Air Museum in the Heart of Cappadocia. It is famous for frescoes dating to 10th century describing the life of Jesus Christ & monks. Your next stop is Cavusin; an abandoned village with old cave Greek houses. Thereafter you will have a lunch break at a local restaurant in Avanos.

After lunch visit a pottery work shop, to witness the whole pottery procedure. Then you will proceed to Pasabagi where you will see the 3 headed fairy chimneys, and later visit another workshop to see Cappadocian hand-woven carpets and kilims. From here your next stop is at the Devrent Valley, “Imagination Valley”, where you can see natural rock formations resembling animals. Then head to a wine shop in Urgup for wine tasting.

Your last stop is at the 3 Beauties; 3 beautiful fairy chimneys with their hats, which is the symbol of Cappadocia. This tour will end approximately at 18.00Hrs and you will return to the hotel for dinner and relaxation.

OVERNIGHT: Cappadocia Caves Hotel

Basis: Bed & Breakfast

After breakfast you will have a leisurely morning in Cappadocia. Thereafter depart to Kayseri Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul, proceeding to check in for your departure flight. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again.

Basis: Bed & Breakfast



Quoted in US Dollars per Person Sharing

From 1100 USD

Include / Exclude

  • All Airport transfers mentioned in site the Itinerary
  • Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • 2 nights’ hotel in Cappadocia
  • Guided Istanbul city tour
  • Guided Cappadocia Goreme Open Air Museum Tour
  • Guided Cappadocia Underground City Tour
  • Professional English - speaking tour guides
  • Domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
  • 2 nights’ hotel in Istanbul
  • Guided Istanbul Bosphorus cruise
  • Return airport transfer
  • International flights
  • Insurance: All types
  • Turkey entry visa
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any others expenses not in inclusions


Taste Of Turkey Tour

From 1100 USD / Per Person

5 Days - 4 Nights


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