Religious Tourism “İstanbul-Cappadocia-Tarsus-Adana-Antakya tour - 8 Days

Overview

We will meet our esteemed guests at Istanbul airport. After meeting your driver and guide, your private tour will start with Istanbul.

If the landing time of your plane is not available for touring for that day, we will transfer you to your hotel by making a small change to the tour schedule. We’ll start our tours the next day. (According to this change, the package fee may vary.)

We will be with our esteemed guests for 8 days. We will start our tour with Istanbul and explore the magnificent view of Cappadocia, famous for its fairy chimneys. After visiting the historical and religious sites and mosaics in Tarsus , Adana and Antioch, you will transfer to the airport for your flight. We will send you happily. Our company and team will always be ready to serve you.

*The travel plan may vary depending on your arrival and departure times.

* Please provide us with detailed information about the landing and departure times of your aircraft.

* Topkapi Palace is closed to visitors on Tuesday.

* The tour is prepared for a minimum of 2 people. It is free for ages 0-6. Please indicate participation of 3 or more people on the checkout panel.

During the tour, you can visit our other activities to have a good time.

You can get detailed information about special events from our agency staff.

 

Day 1
1.DAY : İSTANBUL

We meet our esteemed guests at the airport early in the morning, and after meeting your driver and guide, Your Istanbul tour begins.

First, we visit the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, which is one of the most respected masterpieces of the Islamic world and is famous for its blue ceramic tiles and six minarets. We will recognize the mosque and Sultanahmet Square. We will visit Hagia Sophia, one of the largest architectural monuments in the world, located right next to the mosque. Then we will visit the famous cistern, known in Byzantium as the Basilica Cistern, the Basilica Cistern was used to store water in the Great Palace. After lunch in a nice restaurant, we will go to the Byzantine Hippodrome. It was a center of entertainment and sports in the city during the Roman and Byzantine Empires. Egyptian obelisk, Serpentine column and II. We’ll visit the Willhelm German Fountain. Our last stop today will be Topkapi Palace. It is the former imperial residence of the Ottoman sultans and the oldest and largest palace in the world. Today it is used as a museum to display works of art and priceless works. There is also a Harem section in it.

At the end of the tour, you will transfer to the hotel.

Day 2
2.DAY : İSTANBUL

You will have breakfast at the hotel and continue your tour.

We will start our last day in Istanbul with a special Bosphorus tour for you. The Istanbul Strait is a natural border separating the continents of Europe and Asia, as well as the international waterway. Many civilizations have lived on the shores of Istanbul Strait throughout history. During the tour; Galat Tower, Topkapi Palace, Dolmabahce palace, Ciragan Palace, Bosphorus Bridge, Savarona Yacht, Rumeli fortress, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, Anadolu hisari, Kuleli Military High School, Beylerbeyi Palace and Maiden in the tower with all the beauty we will see a panoramic. Then we will continue our tour with the Grand Bazaar.
It is the oldest and largest indoor Sunday place in the world with nearly 4000 stores due to its rich collection of handmade carpets, jewelry, leather and souvenirs. At the end of the tour, we will visit the Spice Market. It is one of the most historic covered markets of Istanbul. In this bazaar, which is famous for its transfers, nuts, delicatessen products and various food items are sold as well as products suitable for its old tradition such as natural medicines, spices, flower seeds, rare plant roots and shells. The Egyptian Bazaar is also open on Sunday.

At the end of the tour, our guests will be dropped off at the hotel.

Day 3
3.DAY: TRANSFER FROM ISTANBUL TO CAPPADOCIA

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for a flight to Cappadocia. At the airport, our travel team will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
If the time is available according to the landing time of the plane for the rest of the day, we can visit a few of the regions in the tour program mentioned below on this day, or if you want, you can choose one of our recommended activities and have a nice time.

Day 4
4.DAY: NORTH CAPPADOCİA TOUR

Today, don’t forget to go on a hot air balloon tour for sunrise, explore the magical Cappadocia from a bird’s eye view. Inform us earlier so that we can book a balloon flight.

Breakfast at the hotel. At 09: 00, you will be picked up from your hotel and our tour of North Cappadocia will begin.
We will visit the Paşabağı Valley and Devrent Valley, where there are unique fairy chimneys in Cappadocia. Our next stop will be the world-famous town of Avanos. We’ll have lunch at the local restaurant in Avanos. Then we will visit a ceramics and pottery workshop. If you want to get information about the crafts made here, you can try to make a pottery yourself in the workshop.
You will visit the beautiful Goreme Open-Air Museum, where the remains of rock churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. At the end of the tour, you will transfer to the hotel.
You can also do additional activities such as Jeep Safari, ATV tour, Horse tour, camel tour with sunset / sunrise with balloon tour in Cappadocia. You can join the Turkish night with dinner and unlimited alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks accompanied by Turkish forkloric dances and belly dancers, and relax with a pouch and foam massage in the Turkish bath, where you can relieve the fatigue and stress of the day. Do not forget to inform us of your requests.

Day 5
5.DAY : SOUTH CAPPADOCİA

After breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you up at your hotel after you check out.
Our tour will begin by visiting the Red Valley, where you can explore the famous rock churches and walk about 5 km to the Rose Valley of Güllüdere. Our next point of visit will be the village of Çavuşin. The village of Çavuşin is famous for the houses and churches of Christian clergy. We’ll stop for lunch at the local restaurant this afternoon. After dinner, you will see the famous Uchisar Castle in a panoramic view, and then you will visit the Pigeon Valley and the Kaymakli underground city, one of the famous underground cities. Christians hid from the raids of Roman armies, from enemy tribes, in these self-sufficient cities, where there were halls for crop stocks, rooms, kitchens, stables, ventilation ducts.
Our tour will end and we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Istanbul.

Day 6
6.Day: Tarsus and Adana from Cappadocia

After breakfast at the hotel in the morning, we will leave the hotel and then head to Tarsus.
When we arrive in Tarsus, our first visit will be to the House of Saint Paulus, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. Here we will see Saint Paulus’s well in the garden of the house. Our next stop is 11. It will be the Church of Saint Paulus, built in the century, after this visit we will see the gate of Cleopatra, the old main entrance of Tarsus. After a lunch break, we will go to Adana. We’ll check into the hotel.

Day 7
7.Day: Adana and Antakya

After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the Archaeological Museum in Adana. After the visit, we go to Antakya (Hatay). We will take a lunch break at a restaurant in Antakya where we can taste local and traditional delicacies in Harbiye. We’ll check into the hotel after dinner.

Day 8
8.Day: Antakya

After breakfast and check-out at the hotel, we continue our tour.
On this last day of our tour, we will make our first visit to the Mosaic Church of Antioch. Then we will visit the Church of Saint Pierre, where the words Christianity and Church are used for the first time in history.

Includes/Excludes

Includes

  • Included
  • Professional Tour Guide with Ministery Badge
  • Comfortable Vehicles For 6-19 People With Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Pick-up and drop-off from the hotel
  • Entrance Tickets To Museum-Ruins
  • İstanbul-Cappadocia flight (One Way)
  • Antakya-Istanbul Flight (One Way)
  • Tour Insurance

Excludes

  • Not Included
  • Non-Package Flights
  • Personal Expenses
  • Meals
  • Non-Catering Drinks

Frequently asked Questions

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How Will We Be Greeted At The Airport?

After your flight, before the landing time of your plane, our staff on duty will be waiting for you at the airport with a sign or tablet with your name written on it, after placing your suitcases in the vehicle, you will meet your guide and our tour will begin.
Please make sure that the landing time of your plane at Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen airport is before 08: 00 in the morning.

What Time Do We Pick Up At The Hotel?

Our shuttle cars will pick you up from your hotel between 09:00 and 09:30.

How Can I Pay For The Tour?

You can pay for the tour online with all credit cards on our site and complete your reservation. (Please indicate participation of 3 or more people on the checkout panel.)
If you wish, you can make the deposit amount specified in the payment panel of our site online and complete your reservation. You can pay the remaining tour fee to our company in cash before the tour.
Our tours are prepared for 2 people. If you wish to participate in the tour alone, only one person’s Museum and Ruins Entrance fees will be deducted from the specified amount.

How Many People Can Participate In The Tour?

Our tour is specially prepared so that you, your family and loved ones can participate together. You can participate in this round with a Minimum of 2 and a maximum of 9 people.
Our tours are organized with vehicles for 6 to 19 people. It can also be arranged in single groups with vehicles of 27 and 46 people.
You can buy tours in the number of people you want. The tour operator will organize the tour and the number of people.

Can children join the Tour?

Yes, children can participate in the Tour, children 0-6 years of age are free of charge. Children over 6 years of age are evaluated as adults.

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Religious Tourism “İstanbul-Cappadocia-Tarsus-Adana-Antakya tour
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Trip Facts

  • With service
  • 1-9
  • Every season of the year
  • Turkish and English
  • with tour guide