Day 1: ARRIVAL TO ISTANBUL
Upon our arrival at Istanbul International Airport “Ataturk”. Meet, assist and transfer to hotel. Its original name is Byzantium then Constantinople. It is a most fascinating city, which actually crosses two continents Europe and Asia. It is a city of amalgamation of bazaars, minarets, mosques, churches, palaces, and restaurants catering to every one’s taste, museums, customs and twelve million people. We will enjoy a panoramic bus drive showing the various highlights of this cosmopolitan city such as the Byzantine Walls of Constantinople, the Sea of Marmara and Bosphorus shorelines. Check into our hotel Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 : ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA ( Breakfast )
Pick up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight.to Cappadocia . Arrive in Kayseri airport and meet by your guide and transfer to your hotel. Leave your luggage at the hotel and start for Private Cappadocia tour. First meeting with Cappadocia, visiting Three Sisters Fairy Chimneys in Urgup which are the most popular and seen on advertisements. Then we head on to Pigeons Valley, Pigeons have been always important for Cappadocian people. That’s why people carved some pigeon houses to keep them in certain places. You will see that the houses for the pigeons are like the houses for the people. Then we descend into the center of the earth in the Kaymakli Underground City one of the largest and the deepest of 200 others in Cappadocia. After the tour program drive to your hotel. Overnight in a cave hotel.
Day 3 CAPPADOCIA – SULTANHANI – LYSTRA - KONYA ( Breakfast, Dinner )
Drive to the Sultanhani Caravansary for a fascinating look at one of the rest stops for ancient camel caravans. Along the trade routes, such caravansaries appeared at intervals of some twenty-five miles, the average distance that camels could travel in a day. Continue on to Lystra, where a mob stoned Paul during his first journey (Acts 14:6-19), and where Timothy joined him during the second journey (Acts 16:1-3). Depart for Iconium, where Paul preached and encouraged believers during his first missionary journey (Acts 14:1-6). Iconium was once the home of the sect of mystical Muslims called Whirling Dervishes. Overnight in a Konya.
Day 4 : PISIDIAN ANTIOCH – MAUSOLEUM OF MEVLANA – Istanbul ( Breakfast)
After breakfast we depart for Drive to Antioch of Pisidia, where nearly the whole city came to hear Paul preach during his first missionary journey (Acts 13:14-52). The marvelous excavations include the ancient church and the great first-century Temple of Augustus. Later drive back to Konya to visit Mausoleum of Mevlana, the world-famous mystic. After the tour, drive to Airport to catch your flight to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 5 : FULL DAY ISTANBUL TOUR ( Breakfast, Dinner )
After breakfast, pick up from hotel and Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place. Visit the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 6 : HOME ( Breakfast)
Pick up from hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport for flight back home. End of services.
✅ 5 nights accommodation at 4 star hotels including breakfast
✅ All transportation in Turkey by private a/c vehicles
✅ 5 breakfast
✅ Entrance fees to the sites and museums written on itinerary
✅ English Speaking – Bible Oriented Tour Guide
✅ Tips to the hotels and restaurants
✅ Istanbul – Cappadocia return domestic flight ticket
✅ Local Taxes