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Cultural Discovery of Turkey

Istanbul & Cappadocia

Best time to travel
All year
Ideal length
6 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€3,099 pp

At a glance

  • International return flights from Dublin to Istanbul.
  • All private transfers and return domestic flights to Nevsehir.
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in Istanbul and Cappadocia.
  • Guided excursions in Istanbul including a private city tour, street food excursion by night and Turkish hammam bathing experience.
  • Explore Cappadocia above the skies on a hot air balloon excursion as well as a privately guided tour of Cappadocia and its surrounding landmarks.
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The gateway between East and West, Turkey is alive with culture and history. Venture through ancient underground cities, fly high above the skies and experience traditional hammam customs on this cultural discovery of Istanbul and Cappadocia. The perfect introduction to Turkey, this suggested itinerary starts in the capital of Istanbul before journeying to the otherworldly caves and valleys of Cappadocia.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Istanbul.

Your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your luxury hotel set on the shores of Bosphorus. Spend three nights enjoying panoramic sea views, relaxing by the pool and unwinding in the Turkish hammam baths.

Get to know the city of Istanbul on a guided tour.

Combine a walking tour with a sightseeing cruise and visit Istanbul’s Old Town, the beautiful Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar. In the evening, enjoy a guided food tour and a wonderful Turkish Hammam bathing experience.

Blue Mosque, Istanbul
Depart for Cappadocia, renowned for its unique rock formations and otherworldly landscapes.

Spend three nights in a beautiful resort and enjoy a guided tour, visiting various valleys and the Goreme Open-air Museum. In the afternoon, relax in the hammam baths or by the pool.

Drift over the landscapes of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon
Explore the ancient landscape above the skies on a hot air balloon experience

A marvellous experience set out on your private hot air balloon and admire the incredible views over the valleys cave dwellings and rock-hewn sanctuaries which date back as far as the 4th century.

Uchisar village, Cappadocia
Set out on a full day of exploration.

Explore Cappadocia and continue towards the Pigeon and Red Valleys. Visit surrounding cave churches and some of the 36 underground cities of Cappadocia. Continue to Cavusin and the town of Avanos where you learn the art of pottery making.

Rainbow Steps, Istanbul
Depart for the international airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Ciragan Palace Kempinski_

Ciragan Palace Kempinski

Located on the shores of Bosphorus, Ciragan Palace Kempinski’s luxury hotel offers a peaceful setting with beautiful sea views.

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Cappadocia Cave Resort

Cappadocia Cave Resort

The luxury resort of Cappadocia Cave offers an authentic stay in the historic surroundings of Cappadocia. Interiors are a wonderful representation of Turkish architecture.

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What people are saying

“Can’t say enough good things about OROKO Travel. Everyone was so helpful, especially Aisling whose recommendations were exactly what we were looking for.”

Gordon & family – Sardinia, 2021


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