CAPPADOCIA TOURS

CAPPADOCIA TOUR 3 DAYS BY FLIGHT

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HIGHLIGHTS: Goreme Open Air Museum • Devrent Valley • Pasabag (Monk's Valley) • Avanos • Uchisar Castle • Cavusin Village • Kaymakli Underground City • Pigeons Valley • Red Valley (Kizil Vadi) • Rose Valley (Gulludere Vadisi) • Ortahisar Castle • Derinkuyu Underground City • Ihlara Valley • Selime Village

Price: from 349 Euro per person

Included: Transfers to / from Istanbul Airport, round trip domestic flight tickets (economy class), shuttle from / to Cappadocia Airport, 3 days Cappadocia tour, 2 nights accommodation, 3 lunches, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional English speaking guide

Excluded: Drinks at lunch, personal expenses

We also offer an overnight bus option instead of flight in the same itinerary. Please check: Cappadocia Tour 3 Days by bus

DAY 1 - FULL DAY REGULAR DEVRENT VALLEY - MONK'S VALLEY - AVANOS - GOREME - UCHISAR CASTLE / NORTH - RED TOUR (L)
Transfer from your hotel in Istanbul to Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport to catch an early flight (around 07:00am) to Cappadocia. Pick up from Kayseri or Nevsehir Cappadocia Airport and shuttle transfer to Cappadocia. First, we will visit Devrent Valley to see the animals shaped fairy-chimneys. After that, we will drive to Pasabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Avanos is our next stop where you can watch the potters at work using kick wheels. In the afternoon, we will continue to the beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. We finish our tour visiting the natural castle at Uchisar. Return to your hotel around 17:00.

Accommodation in Cappadocia

DAY 2 - FULL DAY REGULAR RED VALLEY - ROSE VALLEY - CAVUSIN VILLAGE - PIGEONS VALLEY - KAYMAKLI UNDERGROUND CITY - ORTAHISAR CASTLE / SOUTH - GREEN TOUR (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 09:15. We will start visiting Red Valley (Kizil Vadi) and explore the famous rock-cut churches by walking 5 km through the Rose Valley (Gulludere Vadisi) till Cavusin Village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. After lunch, we will continue to Pigeons Valley and then drive to Kaymakli underground city, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back, visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. Return to your hotel around 17:00.

Accommodation in Cappadocia

DAY 3 - FULL DAY REGULAR DERINKUYU UNDERGROUND CITY - SELIME VILLAGE - IHLARA VALLEY TOUR (B, L) 
Pick up from your hotel around 09:15. First, we will visit Esentepe Panoramic view point over Goreme where you will enjoy the complete spectacular view of Goreme's valley and village. After that, we will drive to Derinkuyu Underground city to visit the huge refugee settlement carved by early Christians where they were able to hide from persecutors. It contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city (stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc.). Then, we continue to the beautiful valley of Ihlara, formerly known as Peristerema. We will walk about 4 km along the Melendiz River to explore the famous rock-cut churches. At the end of your walk, lunch will be served at Belisirma Village by the river. On the way back, we stop to see the Monastaries in Selime Village and 13 century Caravansarai built by Selcuk Turk's on the Silk Road. The tour finishes around 17:00.

Shuttle transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Cappadocia Airport (if you prefer to book a flight ticket by your own, the flight time should be after 19:30pm).

Pick up from Istanbul Airport or Sabiha Gokcen Airport and transfer back to your hotel in Istanbul.

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PRICE DETAILS:

 Cappadocia Palace Hotel - standard stone room
Ascension Cave Suites - economic stone room 
 or similar 
 349 Euro per person
single suppliment is 94 Euro  

 Cappadocia Palace Hotel - standard cave room 
Ascension Cave Suites - standard cave room
Empire Cave Hotel - standard stone room
 or similar 
 369 Euro per person
single suppliment is 114 Euro 

MDC Cave Hotel - standard cave room  
     Mithra Cave Suites - standard cave room       
or similar 
 389 Euro per person
single suppliment is 134 Euro 

      Cappadocia Cave Suites - deluxe II room      
Yunak Evleri - classic cave room
 or similar 
 44Euro per person
single suppliment is 194 Euro 

NOTES
• Hotels are based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
• All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
• You can make any change on the programme,  if our programs are not suitable for you. We can work together on your itinerary
• Programmes may change due to bad weather conditions.
• We may not offer these prices for last minute reservations and in festivals. The prices are subject to availability of economy class (V) domestic flight tickets for the requested tour date. Flight fares can be changed depending on the low / high season as well as making the reservations in advance. Please let us know your travel dates to check flight fares.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
Balloon Tour in Cappadocia 
Turkish night with dinner in Cappadocia with the cost of 49 Euro per person
Whirling Dervishes show in Cappadocia with the cost of 29 Euro per person
Alternative tours in Cappadocia such as horse riding, ATV, Jeep Safari, Cycling, and Jeep Safari

Devrent Valley is one of the few untouched area of Cappadocia. This valley is only shaped by erosion. Another name of the valley is Imaginary Valley or Pink Valley. Because this valley has the animals shaped chimney, you can see hares, camels, snakes, seals, dolphins, gazelles... may be others.
Pasabag (Monk's Valley) has the most beautiful fairy-chimneys in Cappadocia, which are more than 10 meters high and have double or triple rock caps.
Avanos is located on the banks of Kizilirmak River. This town is famous for potteries who use Kizilirmak's red clay. During your visit, you can make your own potter after a short lesson :)
Goreme is located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations. There are the most beautiful rock cut churches (belong to the 11th - 12th - 13th centuries - with frescoes) in Goreme Valley which itself has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1984. 
Uchisar Castle is the highest point of the Cappadocia Region. That is a perfect opportunity to observe a panoramic view of the landscape.
Red Valley is located between Goreme and Cavusin Village and it is a popular hiking route in Cappadocia. You can see some cave churches and pigeon houses there.
Kaymakli Underground City has ten levels, several chapels, warehouses, stables, and also a ventilation duct. This city was began to excavate by Hittites.
Ortahisar Castle is located in the middle of the Cappadocia area which was used as a fortress in Byzantine times.
Derinkuyu Underground City has 11 floors to a depth of approximately 85 m. Thousands of people were living in this city centuries before. Derinkuyu, the deepest underground city, was connected with other underground cities through tunnels.
Ihlara Valley is a 16 km long gorge and one of the most famous route in Turkey for hiking. There are the rock cut underground houses and churches in the valley. Norrow gorge helped the first Christians to hide from Roman Soldiers.