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Hagia Sophia Mosque at sunset

Istanbul & Cappadocia

8 days from $5,950pp

Hagia Sophia Mosque at sunset
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Tour highlights

  • Explore Istanbul's highlights, such as the Blue Mosque and Spice Market.

  • Take a leisurely cruise along the Bosphorus admiring Europe on one side and Asia on the other.

  • Fly high above Cappadocia on a sunrise hot air balloon ride.

  • Try your hand at mastering Turkish cuisine on a cooking class with a local family.

Price includes:

  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodations
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • Arriving in Istanbul, your driver will meet you and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to explore.

  • Today, you’ll take a guided walking tour of Istanbul’s highlights, including the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Grand Bazaar.

  • This morning, meet with your guide for further exploration of the city, visiting the Spice Market, Dolmabahçe Palace and taking a shared cruise along the Bosphorus.

  • Meet with your driver and transfer to Istanbul Airport where you’ll take the short flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel.

  • This morning, you will view the unique landscape of Cappadocia from above on a hot air balloon ride, and then in the afternoon, you’ll explore from the ground on a guided tour of Göreme Open Air Museum.

  • Today you’ll take part in a cooking lesson in the home of a local family. After your lesson you will sit down and enjoy your prepared dishes over lunch.

  • Meet your driver and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Istanbul. You will have the afternoon at leisure to explore the city.

  • Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before being driven to Istanbul Airport for your return flight home.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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