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New Year’s Eve in Istanbul

New Year’s Eve in Istanbul

Istanbul is a choice destination to welcome the New Year in style. From an authentic Turkish Night, to a 5* bash at a luxury hotel, from rocking street parties to watching spectacular fireworks over the Bosphorus aboard a cruise boat, Istanbul offers many choices for an unforgettable NYE celebration.

Here is our deluxe NYE 2012 package covering Istanbul and Cappadocia. As always, we remain at your disposal for any custom itineraries for the winter season.

Luxurious Getaway – NYE 2012
Istanbul & Cappadocia
4 Nights

30/12 Fly / Istanbul (-)
Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, depart for a half-day Bosphorus Cruise. Take in the sights and sounds of this legendary waterway lined withhistoric villages, grand wooden mansions, imposing fortresses, and the Baroque summer palaces of the late Ottoman sultans. After the cruise, visit the Spice Bazaar (closed on Sundays), a thrilling riot of colours, sounds, and the rich smells of exotic spices. Overnight in Istanbul.

31/12 Istanbul (B/D)
After breakfast, depart for a half-day sightseeing tour of the Sultanahmet district at the heart of old Istanbul. Visit St. Sophia (On Mondays replaced by the Chora Church Museum), built by Emperor Justinian in the 6th century AD. This church is one of the marvels of world architecture. Its massive dome dominates the skyline of old Istanbul. Next, visit the Blue Mosque, which owes its name to the exquisite tiles adorning its interior. Dating from the 17th century, it is the only imperial mosque with six minarets. Walk through the Hippodrome, the stadium of the ancient Byzantium, which held 100,000 spectators and featured objects from all corners of the empire. Finish the tour at the Grand Bazaar, which was the commercial heart of the old city. Its 4,000 shops are full of treasures – including carpets and kilims, silks, jewellery, ceramics, icons, and leather goods. Wandering through the Grand Bazaar (closed on Sundays), you may indulge in a little shopping, Ottoman style. Rest of the day free for shopping. Evening departure for New Years Eve Gala Dinner with unlimited local drinks at first class restaurant with dancing and music actvities. Overnight in Istanbul.

01/01 Istanbul / Fly/Cappadocia (B)
After a lazy morning late breakfast at the hotel, free time until checkout. In the afternoon transfer to the airport for flight to Cappadocia. Upon arrival transfer to hotel overnight in Cappadocia.

02/01 Istanbul (B/L)
After breakfast start the sightseeing of the area including; Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos, Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar, Kızılcukur, Cavusin, Guvercinlik and one of the undergroud cities, Kaymaklı or Derinkuyu. Overnight in Cappadocia

03/01 Cappadocia / Istanbul / Fly (B)
After breakfast free till check-out (latest check-out time is 1200 hours) and departure transfer to the airport to catch the flight to the next destination via Istanbul.

Inclusions
* 2 Nights accommodation at The Marmara Taksim in Deluxe City View rooms with brekfast
* 2 Nights accomodation at Cappadocia Cave suites in Cappadocian Deluxe II rooms with breakfast
* Return airport transfers on SIC basis complimentary upgrade to Private
* New Years Eve Gala Dinner at Kervansaray Restaurant.
* The tours on SIC basis as per itinerary with English speaking guidance with pick up and drop at the hotel
* Entrances
* Tips and portrage at hotels

Exclusions
* Flights
* Personal expenses
* Tips to the driver and the guide

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