Turkey with @Readysetjetset

7 DAY ISTANBUL + CAPPADOCIA TRIP

SEPTEMBER 2023
COMING SOON.

Join us for a unique, cultural experience to Turkey. From its Mediterranean coastline to ancient underground cities, Turkey is the place for beach lovers and culture vultures. Discover Cappadocia in a hot air balloon, grab a kebab and wander through Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, relax in the healing waters of a thermal Turkish bath or travel through the ancient Silk Road. 

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Fly in and out of Istanbul airport (IST)

Domestic flights to Cappadocia are not included in your trip price. 

Trip includes comprehensive travel planning, coordinated extras, personalized attention, on-site tour operator available 24/7.

Option to extend on either end, reach out to [email protected] for more info. Please speak to a Legit Trips travel guide before booking your flights for this trip – email [email protected]

Itinerary subject to change based on discretion of trip leader or tour operator, due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

September 2023 – COMING SOON

*Do Not book your flight without verifying arrival & departure times/airports with a Legit Trips team member.

DEPOSIT $650 

TOTAL $2495

All trips are priced as double occupancy. When available, solo supplements may be offered.  If you are traveling solo, it doesn’t mean you need to pay for a solo supplement, we’re happy to pair you with a roommate whenever possible.

After you pay your deposit, you may pay the balance of $1335 anytime up to 90 days prior to trip departure, or we can set up equal monthly installments.  IE: $333/mo x 4 months (June-Sept). Email us for payment options.

  • Welcome reception
  • 24/7 on-site trip leader
  • 3 nights accommodation in Istanbul
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cappadocia cave hotel
  • Rooftop lunch with a view followed by half-day guided tour of Istanbul highlights: Serefiye Cistern, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, & Hagia Sophia.
  • Grand Bazaar group shopping trip
  • Half day tour – Local Lunch, Devrent, Zelve and Pasabag Valley en route to Cappadocia
  • Rooftop dinner at Yunak Elveri
  • Optional Hot Air Balloon experience 
  • Taste of Istanbul food tour
  • Private Bosphorus Sunset Cruise
  • Whirling Dervish dance show at Saryhan Cervansarai 
  • private arrival and departure transfers

    NOTE: We will visit places in Istanbul where you will need to have your arms and legs covered. Please keep this in mind when packing for this trip. Most of Turkey prides itself on being progressive but there are still parts that are quite conservative.

    Please keep in mind that wifi can be quite spotty. If you need internet service throughout the trip, please get an international wireless plan in advance.

Deposits are non-refundable (but are transferable to another person or Legit Trip). Any additional payments can be refunded if canceled more than 90 days prior to the trip start date.  Deposits may only be transferred one time and incur a $100 rebooking fee.

Please be sure to read the complete booking terms and conditions at checkout. https://legittrips.com/booking-terms/

We recommend a travel insurance plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected.
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YOUR HOST

HALEY PLOTKIN

Day 1

ARRIVAL IN ISTANBUL

Arrivals to IST with private transportation to your hotel in Istanbul. Evening welcome reception on our hotel rooftop patio for amazing sunset views. 

O/N at The Bank Hotel

Day 2

ISTANBUL

Rooftop lunch with a view followed by half-day guided tour of Istanbul highlights – Serefiye Cistern, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, & Hagia Sophia.

Private Bosphorus Sunset Cruise 
O/N at The Bank Hotel

Day 3

ISTANBUL

Morning trip to the Grand Bazaar for shopping. Afternoon at leisure.

Evening Cross-continent food tour

O/N at The Bank Hotel

Day 4

CAPPADOCIA

Fly to Kayseri. Visit Zelve, Pasabag, and Devrent Valleys en route with a local lunch in the middle with your guide.

Group reservation for sunset, rooftop dinner at our hotel.
O/N at Yunak Elveri 

Day 5

CAPPADOCIA

Optional morning Hot air balloon ride. Day at leisure to enjoy the hotel pool or explore Urgup.  Optional hammam or ATV tour.

Whirling Dervish dance show at Saryhan Cervansarai 
O/N at Yunak Elveri

Day 6

CAPPADOCIA

Sunrise photo excursion

Half-day guided tour of the Goreme Open Air Museum, rug and pottery shops

O/N at Yunak Elveri 

Day 7

DEPARTURE DAY

Transport to the airport

Say “see you again” to your travel buds and start sharing photos and memories!

OPtional ADD-On

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Hammam 

Cappadocia ATV Tour

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