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2-Day Private Tour of Cappadocia from Istanbul

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    What to Expect
    Day 1

    Your private vehicle will be waiting for you for an early morning transfer to the airport. Following the flight to Kayseri city, you will travel to Cappadocia region by car. The first day visit will include the Citadel of Uchisar, Zelve Valley and Avanos, the pottery village; as well as the Göreme Open-air Museum with its churches carved out of rock and one of kind frescoes; and the Karanlik Church, which has recently been restored and announced by one of the World’s treasures by UNESCO.

    Day 2

    Visit to the underground city of Kaymaklı will amaze you with it's unique engineering and architecture. Trip will continue on with Soğanlı valley, Sobesos roman baths and Sinasos village where the nature and history all rolled into one for you to witness. After your flight to İstanbul you will be transferred to your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Central Istanbul hotels
    Departure Time
    Guest should book the 6am or 7am flight to Cappadocia. Guests will be picked up 3 hours prior of the flight time.Please confirm your local supplier to reconfirm your departute point
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Central Istanbul hotels
    Inclusions
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Local guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    By: Travelium
    165 Reviews
    Zpig
    20
    A fantastic day In Istanbul
    I had only one day In Istanbul and it was incredible thanks to my guide, Cenk Akbostanci. Cenk was incredibly knowledgeable and guided me through the bustling streets of Istanbul and used a combination of buses, taxis and a ferry ride to get me to 6 historical sites —All in one day! And the kicker is that Cenk is a Stamboli so spending time with him is experiencing Istanbul with its bright colors and hospitality of a proud son who navigates its street like a mayor walks his city.
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    arshad_d07
    Istanbul, Turkey
    11
    Panoramic Tour of Istanbul and Bosphorous Cruise
    Absolutely amazing day with the family. Imran, our guide has become an extended part of the family through his personal attention to make sure we get the most out of our day. Fantastic scenery and amazing history. Imran is well recommended to anyone wanting to organise a tour whilst in Istanbul/Turkey. Great command of English as well, which makes a big difference. Thank you so much for such a special day to Travelium and especially Imran :-) very happy!
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    RashidPour
    20
    When in Istanbul, you better call Cenk!
    i have had a chance to spend a full day Istanbul experience and i can not explain how Cenk made it so wonderful. Not just only his super knowledge of the city and the history, but also his amazing company and the way he makes anything looks simple so interesting. on my next trip i will definitely have his services in use because when you are in Istanbul... you better call Cenk.
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    RettepSnej
    10
    When in Rome,do as the Romans do. When in Istanbul, explore the city with Cenk Akbostanci as your trusted guide.
    What Cenk doesn't know about the city and its people, is not worth mentioning. Cenk's command of English is impeccable. Be sure to share your interests and be sure to bring along your curiousity. You will be in safe hands exploring the official sites and events as well as the "off broadway" scenes, merchants, cafes, alleys and mosques. Decent pricing and honest dealing with locals tradesmen and businesses. Cenk Akbostanci made our brief visit to Istanbul the highlight of the year We'll be back.
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    yoko20082019
    Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
    10
    Great tour guide Cenk "Jack" Akbostanci in Istanbul
    I visited Istanbul for the first time in July 2019 and fell in love with the amazing city, thanks to my great tour guide Cenk Akbostanci! He coordinated a very efficient itinerary for the day covering all the historical and cultural places which were on my wish list to visit, and added some of the charming shops for Islamic tiles and true Turkish carpets and a local Kebab restaurant for lunch which I would never have been able to find without him. He was very knowledgeable in every historical, religious, and cultural sites, and seemed to know all about the city and many people, so everything went very smooth during the tour. He ensured that I were happy and enjoying the tour at all times, making the day very special and memorable. I strongly recommend Cenk for as an amazing tour guide for Istanbul.
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    Globetrottingcid
    Kenya
    156
    Cenk Akbostanci - when a guide is like family
    Cenk was highly recommended to me by a good friend. She was spot on. It felt like I spent 3 days with a friend who was showing me his hometown! He knew SO much about the various sights and religious history of all the places I saw, but also took me to some great non-touristy sights which gave me a real flavor of Istanbul. Even when i spent a day on my own, he gave me a big written list of places to see, how to get there and where to eat! He didn’t push shopping on me, but when I asked told him I wanted to look for spices or scarves, he took me to some great places but never pressured me to buy anything. I have since sent another friend and her family to Cenk and they too had a wonderful time. I look forward to my next trip to Turkey and catching up with Cenk!
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    travellingtheworld96
    11
    Knowledgeable and friendly guide (Cenk)!
    We had an amazing private day tour of Istanbul with Cenk as our guide. We managed to pack in all of the major historical and religious sites while learning about each one in extreme detail. Cenk was so knowledgeable about each place and knows every place in the city with ease, providing recommendations for dinner and other places we might want to see the following days.
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    0irynas
    Lviv, Ukraine
    20
    Cenk Akbostanci is a great guide
    I have visited Istanbul with friends several times and wanted to see signature places and discover the culture. Ordered private guide tour which was lead by Cenk. He was great - very knowledgeable about the history. Even through our time was limited we saw everything we wanted and figured out many interesting Istanbul stories. I strongly recommend Cenk as great guide.
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    730orlyb
    11
    cenk "JACK" Akbostanci - Istanbul's best of the best tour guide
    First time visiting Istanbul and because of CENK we fell in love with this amazing place. He was able to provide details of every historical place we toured and of course his sense of humor make hot sunny days tons of fun. We def recommend touring with him as we learned about the culture and best shopping ...
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    PennyKM
    Sydney, Australia
    80109
    Look no further for a guide- Jake Cenk Akbostanci
    Don’t bother looking further!!! Jake is the perfect Istanbul guide. From our hotel were lucky to be teamed up with Jake (Cenk). We were a small family group with a young child so safely was very important as well as seeing the sights. We loved seeing Agia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar. Jake negotiated prices for us at better rates - we bought ceramics, Turkish costumes and hand bags. We also stopped for a lunch break. Jake ensured that at at all times we were happy, enjoying the tour and safe. I especially appreciated when we were in a crowd Jake picking up my daughter and putting her in his shoulders!!! I highly recommend Jake’s tour guide services - JUST BOOK HIM!
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    UmittaI
    56
    Amazing Tour Guide- Cenk Akbostanci
    Istanbul has becomes one of our fav cities to visit thanks to your amazing our guide on our 1st visit in 2015 with Cenk Akbostanci. He is super knowledgeable about the history, very friendly and a true Turkish local that knows all the cool spots to take you. He has since become our bro and every time we visit Istanbul, Cenk is our 1st port of call. He arranged for us a free ride to the airport, introduced us to his local friends, introduced us to the delicious Salep (hot milk drink) during winter, book stores, beautiful Islamic arts calligraphy store and even bought us a free Turkish lunch and Kahve (Turkish coffee). Cenk definitely made our 1st and subsequent visits very memorable. We highly recommend Cenk as a tour guide
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    mitchellei
    Beirut, Lebanon
    99
    Thank you Cenk Akbostanci !!
    Visited Istanbul with some friends and had the most amazing time thanks to our very knowledgeable, well-connected and super professional guide, Cenk Akbostanci. Took us around to the best places, greatest shops, and recommended the most awesome activities. Thank you for a memorable trip!
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    Lmclbv
    11
    Cenk Akbostanci has been an amazing guide !
    If you plan to travel to Istanbul, I really advise you to have a tour with Cenk Akbostanci. He is a very nice guide, really involved in your trip, taking care of you like his own family. He knows the city by heart and has very good offers in shops and restaurants. We spent a very good time with him, my parents and me, during our stay. He brought us to typical places that we won’t be able to know without him. Visiting the Grand Bazaar, making shopping in very special shops, eating a tasty meal on the Asian side and trying the famous Turkish coffee. It was an authentic and magical experience that we cherish as a very good memory. I couldn’t choose the right date to post this comment but it was in 2014 and we still in contact with Cenk, so it would be crazy for us to go back to Istanbul without seeing him ! We enjoyed this city so much, that we would be really glad to go there again. Don’t hesitate and just go... but with Cenk of course ! ;-)
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    albert a
    30
    Istanbul
    Cenk is the best tour guide I have ever had he looked after me amd my wife so well he is incredibly knowledgeable we are so happy the Kempinski recommended him we will always come back to Istambul and use him
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    do_i_travel_2much
    Vancouver, Canada
    14595
    CENK Our favourite guide in Turkey 🤗
    Just finished another tour with our friend and favourite guide in Istanbul Cenk Akbostanci who is basically become a friend of ours more then a guide over the years , this is our 4th year visiting Turkey and the first person we call before we arrive as he does so much planning and helping with our trip , anything we need he can arrange for us no hassle from cars to restaurants he is the best guy to know in Istanbul by far . If your looking for a knowledgeable well spoken guide look no further .
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