Tour Days: All year round
Duration: 4 Days
Status: Regular (also available in private basis)
Pick up time: To be confirmed
Your journey to Cappadocia will start picking you up from your hotel and transferring to Istanbul Airport for your flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir, on your arrival you will join our daily tour.
Our tour will start by picking you up from your hotel and headed to Devrent Valley where you can see many different rock formations and small fairy chimneys that form a lunar landscape with their strange look. After a short walk in this impressive valley, our tour will continue to Pasabagi (Monk’s Valley) where the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and triple rock caps. These shapes are unique for Cappadocia and named ‘mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys.
After visiting Pasabagi, we will drive to Avanos, which is very famous for the pottery craft dating back to the Hittite period. Red color clay comes from the residue of the longest river of Turkey called Kizilirmak. In one of the pottery shops, you will be able to watch the demonstration of making pottery or you can try to do it yourself.
We will give a break to our tour for lunch in a local restaurant to taste the various kinds of Turkish cuisine.
After lunch, our destination will be Goreme Open Air Museum. Churches, chapels, and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to 13th centuries A.D. will be the highlights of the day with frescos painted on the walls. You will be able to take pictures to carry the moments for your future memories.
You will have ample time to take photos in the neighboring valleys before we transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
Hot Air Balloon Ride: (Optional)
A unique experience in Cappadocia!
Your pickup time is almost one hour before sunrise and will be transferred to the meeting point. Complimentary breakfast is ready before you are transferred to the launch area. When you arrive to launch area you the amazing views of the preparation of hot air balloons give you the best opportunity to take unforgettable pictures. Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level.
During certain segments of the flight, our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo-taking opportunities.
The flight is around 60 minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at the end of the flight, and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate signed by your pilot.
End of this flight, you will be transferred back to your hotel that you can rest, have breakfast, and then you can continue to your Cappadocia Blue (South) Tour.
After picking you up from your hotel, our tour will start from the icon of Cappadocia, the fairy chimneys shaped like family; father, mother, and the daughter called Three Beauties. It is exciting to take pictures of these fairy chimneys with the valley at the background in the early lights of the morning
Your tour guide will lead you for hiking in the most impressive valley of Cappadocia, Red Valley. During your hiking in the valley, you will see the famous rock churches.
After lunch, we will drive to the second biggest underground city of Cappadocia, Kaymakli Underground City. This is a great opportunity to take pictures in one of the biggest underground cities in Cappadocia.
Now it is time to catch some part of sunset in panoramic Pigeon Valley hosting countless pigeons in natural pigeon houses. These pigeons contribute to the living of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards.
End of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia
After picking you up from your hotel, we will drive to Derinkuyu Underground City where dwellings with stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, and wineries were used as refuges for the Christian communities.
After Derinkuyu we will drive to Ihlara with the view of Mount Hasan from different angles. On our arrival to Ihlara, your tour guide will give a short brief before hiking in Ihlara Canyon (Grand Canyon) watered with Melendiz River.
Rock-cut churches across wild nature with their painted representation from the Bible will impress you.
We will give a break to our tour for lunch in a local restaurant in Belisirma by the river.
Selime Monastery with holly citadel and churches where fairy chimneys rest on the steep hillside will be our next stop after the lunch. Panoramic Pigeon Valley will be our last stop before sunset to take pictures.
End of the tour we will transfer you to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight back to Istanbul, on your arrival you will be transferred to your Istanbul hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia.
You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight back to Istanbul, on your arrival to Istanbul we will transfer you to your Istanbul hotel.
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