Great value package for the most exciting sight in Turkey!
Duration: 2 Days - 1 Night
Departures: All year round - Guarantee Departure
DAY 1 - ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA
You will be picked up from your hotel around 05:30 and transfer to airport.
Depart from İstanbul 07:30
Arrive Kayseri at 08:55. Met on arrival and transfer to Cappadocia.
(1 hour drive from Kayseri to Cappadocia)
10:00 Full day tour of North Cappadocia
In this day you will be able to see:
DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
MONKS VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pashas Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
GOREME OPEN AIR MUSEUM: Goreme was an important Christian centre in the early years of the Middle Ages, was a bishopric administered by Mokissos near Aksaray in the 11th and 13th centuries. Despite the vast numer of monasteries, churches and chapels in the vicinity of Göreme, there are not many inscriptions bearing dates. For this reason, these religious buildings are mainly dated according to the iconography or architectural features.
UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia. (Included meals: Lunch)
DAY 2 - CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL
Breakfast & check out the hotel.
09:30 You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see:
KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.
HOSPITAL MONASTRY: One of the oldest monastries in Cappadocia.
KAYMAKLI: Kaymakli and Derinkuyu underground cities are the two largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
PIGEON HOUSE: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
After the tour, transfer to airport.
20:25 Depart from Kayseri.
21:55 Arrive back in İstanbul & transfer to hotel. End of tour and services.(Included meals: Breakfast & Lunch)
• All transportation.
• Round trip flight tickets.
• Transportation in non-smoking mini/midi bus with professional English speaking guide and experienced driver.
• 1 Night in Cappadocia at Cave hotel including breakfast.
• 2 Full Day Tour of Cappadocia with lunch.
• Meals mentioned by the itinerary.
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary.
• Carpark, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge fees.
• Services charges and local taxes.
Not Included: Drinks, tips to guide, driver and personal expenses and optional tours.
PS: State the wished travel dates in the tour booking request form so that we can offer you the best value.