Summary

Cappadocia Delights 4 Days/ 3 Night TourCappadocia is commonly said to be the best place for travellers to visit in Turkey.  You’ll see why. If you take some of the world’s most unique and beautiful landscape, mix it with equal parts of Turkish hospitality and amazing Byzantine/Early church history and art and you’ve got a perfect combination for many people. Add to this the amazing rock cut houses and hotel rooms and your sure to be delighted.

Many tourists choose to spend lengthy parts of their day close to the unique hotels – Cappadocia is renowned for having some of the best hotels in Turkey.

Over 3 days you’ll see the underground cities, rock cut churches, pottery demonstrations and production, amazing sunsets and have plenty of time in the outdoors as well.

You’ll leave remembering some enjoyable travel days and amazing tour sites.

Tours will visit the lunar landscapes of Devrent Valley, the fairy chimneys of the Pasabaglari, the Zelve and Goreme Open Air Museums, Pigeon Valley, Uchisar, the old Greek town of Mustafapasa, the well known and quiet OnionValley, the Kaymakli Undeground City and Ihlara Valley.

Itinerary

 

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 Check-in at the Taskonaklar Goreme Open-air Museum, Fairy Chimneys, Zelve Open-air Museum, Avanos Pottery, Uchisar, Devrent Valley Mustafapasa, Keslik Monastery, Soganli Valley, Kaymakli  Underground City Derinkuyu Underground city, Ihlara Canyon, Belisirma Village Depart or optional Tour
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 Day 1

You will arrive by plane or perhaps by bus and get tucked into your cave hotel.  If arriving by plane you will be transported from the airport to Cappadocia.  You’ll have time to venture in the area around your hotel and have dinner on your own.

 

Day 2

After breakfast at 9:30 you will be picked up from you hotel as your start your Cappadocian adventure. After a short stop at Devrent Valley and a chance to see some bizarre landscape, you’ll move on to the Fairy Chimneys- amazing mushroom shaped rock formations.  You first big stop witll be at the Zelve open air museum, where you see rock cut houses and churches.  After lunch (include) in Ortahisar you’ll head to Avanos to see how pottery continues to be made since the Hitttite times.  After a visit to Uchisar and Esentepe, you’ll stop at the brillantly colorful frescoes at the Goreme Open Air museum. Then be returned to your hotel.

Day 3

You’ll leave again the AM passig through the farming town of Urgup also the county seat on your way to  the old Greek Village of Mustafapasa. Here you’ll visit the old Greek Church as well as an Ottoman period Medrese still used as a school.  Later youll drive to Onion Valley a quiet serene valley with wonderful rock cut churches before heading to the surprising underground city of Kaymakli.  After this you’ll be returned to your hotel.

Day 4 (optional)

You’ll visit the Derinkuyu underground city on your way to the distant Ihlara Canyon where you’ll meander along a 4 km path stopping for lunch in Belisirma Village.  The canyon has tremendous views and rock cut churches.  On your return home you’ll stop at the 13th century caravan saray as you retrace the silk road back to your hotel.

Day 5 (or 4 if skiiping day 4 above)

You will have a leisurely breakfast and then will depart by shuttle for your plane.

Price

CAPPADOCIA

*SEMI PRIVATE TOUR
5 days / 4 nights approx $ contact us for current prices./ person in a double room (single rooms + $300) contact us for current prices.
4 days/ 3 nights approx $ contact us for current prices./person in a double room (singe rooms +$225) contact us for current prices.

PRIVATE TOUR
5 days / 4 nights approx $ contact us for current prices./ person in a double room (single rooms + $300).contact us for current prices.
4 days/ 3 nights approx $ contact us for current prices./person in a double room (singe rooms +$225) contact us for current prices.

 Price of the package includes: 

Accomodations: 4 nights at  the Taskonaklar Hotel or equivalent (Boutique)
Meals : 4 breakfasts & 3 lunches – others meals you can have while exploring!
Services of a licensed professional tour guide tours on days 2,3, and 4
Airport transfers both ways
Air conditioned transportation with driver during tour
Admission fees to sights and museums
Parking, portage, tipping (except guide & driver), toll road

Price of the package excludes:

International/Domestic flight tickets (let us know if you need these Istanbul to Kapadokya usually runs around $100 one way)
Drinks at lunch
Optional gratuities to guides, drivers, etc.
Travel insurance
Visas, laundry, and personal items

*Semi private tours do not include a daily private guide, but rather on touring days you will join a small group of 5-10 others with our boutique tour guides and drivers.  Also the itinerary on days 6 and 10 may include fewer sites and direct flights or buses.

 

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