If you want to experience the best of Istanbul, get the most out of Cappadocia and enjoy stunning views of the Turkish Coast, then our Istanbul, Cappadocia and Coast 12-night holiday is the perfect destination for you. The bustling and historical city of Istanbul awaits, before exploring the unique region in the centre of Turkey, known as Cappadocia. Cappadocia is renowned for its beauty with its stunning rock formations, ancient dwellings and subterranean churches. Round off yourTurkey holiday by relaxing at one of our coastal destinations such as Antalya or Kas.
Below we have our Istanbul, Cappadocia and Coast 12-night walking holiday itinerary. However, if you would like to create a specially tailored trip in Turkey, then contact us
||Fly to Istanbul, airport transfer to your accommodation.
||After breakfast visit The Blue Mosque followed by the Hagi Sophia, enjoy a leisurely lunch in one of the cities numerous restaurants then enjoy the Basilica Cistern in the afternoon followed by a traditional Turkish Hammam (sauna & massage) at one of the old marble buildings in the city.
||After breakfast take a boat tour or catch a ferry on the beautiful Bosphorous to enjoy magnificent views of the city. Have lunch at a local restaurant and cross the city to visit the Galatta Tower in the afternoon.
||After breakfast go and visit Topkapi Palace you can spend a whole day here if you wish - we suggest grabbing a sandwich and taking it with you to enjoy in the gardens. In the afternoon why not haggle your way to a bargain at the Spice and Grand Bazaars, then relax in a local café and watch the city go by.
||Morning airport transfer and internal flight to Cappadocia (45 minutes), rest of day to customise yourselves to your new surroundings, relax at your unique hotel, take a walk around your environs, visit local places of interest.
||1 day guided tour of local sites with English speaking guide (transport included). Your sightseeing options will include: Open Air Museum, rock churches, castles, various viewpoints, and underground caves, unique ‘fairy chimneys’, local craft making; pottery, jewellery, painting and valley walks.
||Optional Balloon trip over the region or walk through one of the pretty valleys in the area and/or explore more of the local sites. Cappadocia is one of the best places in the world to take a balloon ride and prices are listed below for Balloon trips.
||Internal flight from Cappadocia to Antalya (40 mins) transfer to Hotel destination
|9 - 12
||Relax and/or explore the local environs at one of our recommended coastal locations
||Transfer to Antalya Airport, return home