Departure : Everyday
Highlights : Cappadocia - Goreme Museum - Underground City - Avanos - Pasabag - Devrent - Pigeon Valley - Rose Valley
Cappadocia region is the land of fairy tales, mysterious and enchanting, the incredible sights waiting to be discovered here. A magical landscape and fascinating history make Cappadocia a must-visit for world travellers in 2019.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul (central hotels) and transferred to the airport for a direct flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia, then join the tour starting with visits to Devrent and Pasabagi valleys, to see the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
Then head to Avanos, which is a famous pottery town. Observe the potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations. Also on the agenda is the Goreme Open Air Museum, home of the world’s most important Byzantine cave churches and the best-preserved cave wall paintings and frescoes.
Finally, visit Uchisar castle, the highest point of the region, which has a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia.
Meal Plan: Lunch
This morning you have the option of taking a very early hot air balloon over the crazy landscapes at sunrise. Breakfast at the hotel, in the morning you will meet the tour guide at the hotel; visit to Rose Valley, one of the most beautiful trekking valleys in Cappadocia, and explore the famous rock- cut churches by hiking through the valley. Rest in Cavusin, an old Greek village, known for its Christian houses and churches. After having time for lunch visit Ortahisar Castle, similar to Uchisar Castle in style, where storage caves can also be observed. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli (or Ozkonak) Underground City where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit to panoramic Pigeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards. Transfer to the airport in Kayseri or Nevsehir.
Meal Plan: Breakfast & Lunch
You will be transferred to the airport for a direct flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul. The flight duration is around 1 hour. Arrive at Istanbul airport. Upon arrival you will meet your driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul.
Meal Plan: Breakfast
The tour ends with the airport - hotel transfer in Istanbul. Further arrangements can be provided upon request.
• 2 nights accommodation in 3 Star or 4 Star hotels.
• Airport transfers with air-conditioned vehicles.
• Domestic flight tickets Istanbul to Kayseri & Kayseri to Istanbul.
• Services of a professional tour guide on sightseeing tours.
• Entrance fees for the sites and museums.
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
• Tips to staff, items of a personal nature.
• Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast).
• International arrival & departure flight tickets.
• Entry visa.