Cappadocia & Istanbul twin centre holidays are the perfect combination for an amazing holiday in Turkey. A stay in historic Istanbul combined with fairytale Cappadocia is a great mix which will provide a fabulous experience.We are specialists in twin centre Cappadocia and Istanbul holidays with a wealth of knowledge of both places, ensuring you get the holiday you desire. We can tailor Istanbul & Cappadocia holidays for 7, 10 and 14 night stays or we can tailor a unique itinerary perfect that visits Istanbul, Cappadocia and other places in Turkey.
7 night holiday based on 3 nights in Istanbul + 4 nights in Cappadocia.
Day 1: UK to Istanbul.
Fly to Istanbul and meet our representative in Istanbul airport, private transfer to your chosen hotel.
Day 2 - 3: Istanbul.
Choose to explore the city independently or book a sightseeing tour through our representative.
Day 4: Istanbul to Cappadocia.
Private transfer back to Istanbul airport for your flight to Cappadocia - private transfer to your hotel.
Day 5: Fairy Chimneys & Göreme Tour.
After breakfast our tour guide will pick you up around 9am from your hotel for a full day small group tour which includes a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique ‘fairy chimneys’ and Pashabagi to see the fascinating mushroom shaped Pinnacles and lunch. After lunch at Avanos visit the ancient rock-cut churches and Christian settlements of the Göreme Open Air Museum before finally heading to see the natural castle of Üçhisar. Drop off at your hotel at approximately 17:00pm.
Day 6: Rose Valley and Kaymakli Underground City Tour.
After breakfast our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel around 9am. You will enjoy another full day small group tour that includes a visit to the Red Valley to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike 5km through the Gulludere Valley. Visit Cavusin with its famous houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. After lunch (lunch included in price) visit Pigeon Valley and then the underground city of Kaymakli, which was home to the early Christians, and finish the day with a visit to the natural castle of Ortahisar. Drop off at your hotel at approximately 17:00pm.
Day 7: Ihlara Valley and Derinkuyu Underground City Tour.
After breakfast our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel around 9am and enjoy a third small group tour, this time visiting the huge underground city of Derinkuyu carved out of the rock by the early Christians, continuing on to the beautiful Ihlara Valley where you will hike 4km exploring the valley's hidden churches. After lunch (lunch included in price) finish with a visit to the Selime Monastery, then return to your hotel at approximately 17:00pm.
Day 8: Cappadocia to the UK.
Our representative will pick you up from your hotel for your private transfer to the airport and your flight back to the UK via Istanbul. (your luggage will go directly to your final destination in the UK, you will be transferred with your hand luggage to another plane in Istanbul).
Empire Palace Hotel
Istanbul - 4* - Bed & Breakfast
An authentic and comfortable hotel in a convenient location. This historical Ottoman house, built in the 17th century and situated in the old town of Istanbul, has been faithfully restored. Read more...
MDC Cave Hotel
Cappadocia - 4* - Bed & Breakfast
The MDC Cave Hotel is located in a quiet and charming area within walking distance to the city centre and is surrounded by the extraordinary beauty and relaxing nature of the valleys and the unique fairy chimneys - a stunning location which makes the MDC Cave Hotel a special place to stay in Turkey. Read more...
Istanbul is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of the Orient and the Occident, with one foot in Europe and the other in Asia. For the perfect Two-centre holiday, combine a stay in Istanbul with a Turkish coastal resort or Cappadocia or just the city break alone. Read more...
Cappadocia’s landscape was formed around 30 million years ago when volcanic activity left the region blanketed with ash. The ash solidified into what is known as ‘volcanic tuff’, this is an easily eroded material and as it wore away over many years, it left the distinctive rock formations seen in Cappadocia today. Read more...
Istanbul Daily Tours
Day 1 - Istanbul Classic Tour Read more...
Duration: 9 am to 4 pm.
Visit the most important popular sites of Istanbul in one full day tour.
St Sophia Museum, Byzantine Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Grand Bazaar.
Day 2 - Istanbul Two Continents Tour
Duration: 9 am to 4 pm
One of the most beautiful sights in the world, the Bosphorus, is the strait separating two continents Europe and Asia. This tour includes a Bosphorus Cruise and visits the Spice Bazaar, Rustempasa Mosque, Beylerbeyi Palace, Bosphorous Bridge and Camlica Hill
Hot-air Balloon Tours
Cappadocia is known around the world as one of the best places to fly with hot-air balloons. The spectacular surrealistic landscape, combined with excellent flying conditions, allows the balloons to gently drift over and between fairy chimneys and pigeon houses hewn from the unique rock formations, through beautiful orchards and vineyards and impressive valleys with distinctive rock formations and features – and then float up over rippled ravines for breath-taking views across the region. Read more...