2 Nights 3 Days Cappadocia Tour
From Istanbul – By Plane
Departure: All year round
Depart From: Your Istanbul Hotel
Duration: ± 3 Days
We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Istanbul Airport for a early morning flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir, upon your arrival we will transfer you to Cappadocia for your full day Classic Cappadocia Tour.
Our first stop will be visiting the Devrent Valley which reveals many different rock formations and small fairy chimneys that form a lunar landscape or moonscape by their strange look. By walking through this amazing valley, you will also see animal-like rock formations that look like a sculpture zoo created by nature. Our tour will continue on to Pasabagi (Monk’s Valley) which contains some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and triple rock caps. This shape is unique for Cappadocia where these fairy chimneys are named ‘mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys’. After visiting Pasabagi, we will drive to Avanos which is known for its world-renowned pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period.
The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue of the Kizilirmak river, the longest river in Turkey.
After having the lunch in a local restaurant in Avanos we will continue our tour visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum. You will visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to 13th centuries A.D. with frescos painted on the walls.
You will have ample time to take photo in the neighboring valleys before we transfer you to your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia
Hot Air Balloon Ride:
Get ready for a once in a lifetime experience unique to Cappadocia! We will pick you up from your hotel in-between 03:15- 03.45 am (depending on the location of your hotel) and transfer you to the meeting point where you will have a complimentary breakfast before you are transferred to launch area. On your arrival to launch area you will watch the amazing view of preparation of hot air balloons for your flight. Your flight will begin at sunrise, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia under you. 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 Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate signed by your pilot, as a lifetime memory. You will be returned to your hotel at the end of your tour where you can rest, have breakfast, and then you can continue on with your full day Red Valley & Kaymakli Underground City Tour.
We will pick you up from your hotel in-between 09:00 and 09:15 and depart for our full day Red Valley & Kaymakli Underground City Tour.
Our tour starts seeing the fairy chimneys shaped like family; father, mother and the daughter. We will start our hiking through the famous rock churches in most impressive valley of Cappadocia; Red Valley.
Now it is time to give break for lunch in Ortahisar Castle before departing Kaymakli Underground City. This is the best opportunity to see one of the biggest underground city in Cappadocia before moving to panoramic Pigeon Valley hosting countless pigeons in natural pigeon houses. These pigeons contribute to live of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards.
You will have ample time to take pictures before transferring you to your hotel.
Overnight in Cappadocia
We will pick you up from your hotel in-between 09:00 and 09:15 and depart for our full day Derinkuyu Underground City & Ihlara Canyon Tour.
Our first stop is Derinkuyu Underground Village where dwellings with stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches and wineries were used as refuges for the Christian communities.
We will continue to our tour by driving to Ihlara Canyon also known as Grand Canyon created from the ashes of the volcanic Mt. Hasan. After hiking through the canyon, which is watered with Melendiz River. Rock-cut churches spread across a local wild plantation, surprise you with their successfully painted representation from the Bible.
We will have our lunch in a local restaurant in Belisirma by the river followed by a visit to Selime with hollowed out citadel and churches where fairy chimneys rest on the steep hillside.
After the tour we will transfer you to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport for your flight back to Istanbul, upon your arrival to Istanbul we will transfer you to your hotel.
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