Explore Cappadocia Package

Explore Cappadocia Package

  • 3 Days
  • From : Cappadocia
  • To : Cappadocia
  • Tour
  • Guide :
    English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, French
  • Minimum age : 10 Years Old

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Explore the delights of Cappadocia in this immersive three-days package which covers tours at sunset and sunrise and many other highlights of this fascinating region in central Turkey, home of the ‘fairy chimneys’. 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Cappadocia: Ancient district in central Anatolia, famous for its troglodyte dwellings, fairy chimneys and lunar-like landscape.

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE: 

  • Operated with local licensed English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, German-speaking tour guide.

ACCOMMODATION: 

  • 2 nights’ accommodation

MEALS:

  • 2 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches

TRANSPORT:

  • Inbound/Outbound transfers from and to Airport on shared basis  
  • Modern air-conditioned coach through the tour

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Admissions to attractions, sites and museums as outlined in the programme.

OTHER: 

  • All applicable government taxes and fees. Any increases in VAT and other fees will be reflected to the per person prices.

Exclusions

  • International or domestic flights and/or airport fees of any kind
  • Drinks/beverages 
  • Meals not specified in the programme
  • Porterage 
  • Tips 
  • Optional excursions and activities 
  • Everything not clearly mentioned in “Rates include”

Please note

  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents without prior notice.  
  • On day 1, recommended arrival time around midday.
  • Optional activity “2 Pre-night in Istanbul + Full Day Classical Istanbul Tour”: It consists of two extra previous night in Istanbul (client needs to arrive two days earlier the normal tour starts) with full day tour (available only in English and Spanish). Day 1: The guide will meet you at the hotel reception at 09:00am. The tour begins with a visit to Topkapi Palace, which was used by the Ottoman Sultans from the 15th to 19th centuries. Here you will see the impressive collection of priceless jewels, crystal, silver and porcelain, robes worn by the sultans and relics of the prophet Mohammed. After lunch we will see the Blue Mosque, built for Sultan Ahmet I, which is a unique piece of architecture with its six minarets and features 20,000 beautiful blue Iznik tiles. This is followed by a visit to the ancient Hippodrome where you will see the Obelisk of Theodosius, Snake Pillar and the German Fountain of Wilhelm II.  Afterwards we walk through the back streets of Old Istanbul and visit the Yerebatan underground Cistern. At the end of the tour we will have time to see the Grand Bazaar (except Sundays). Overnight stay in Istanbul. Breakfast and lunch included. Day 2: Transfer to Istanbul airport for flight to Cappadocia airport (Kayseri or Nevsehir). Flight not included. This day corresponds with Day, arrival day in the original tour. 

What do I need to bring?

Visitors should not wear sleeveless shirts, shorts, short skirts or skimpy clothing when visiting religious or official buildings in Turkey. Shoes should be removed before entering a mosque or private house. Sun protection, sun glasses, a hat and mosquito repellent can be very useful during your stay. 

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1-2  Cappadocia: 

  • Superior Hotel Category = Maze of Cappadocia Hotel or similar 4* 

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

Day 1 :  ARRIVAL CAPPADOCIA

Meet at the airport (Kayseri or Nevsehir) and transfer to your ‘cave’ hotel. After having some rest, we pick you up in the afternoon about 5.30 in the afternoon for the ATV (Quad) Sunset tour, exploring the valleys in Cappadocia (Love, Rose and Swords Valley) and enjoying the sunset at Red Valley. Then, return to the hotel.

  •  Overnight  in Cappadocia

Day 2 :  CAPPADOCIA – HOT-AIR BALLOON RIDE & CLASSICAL TOUR

You will be picked up from your hotel early morning, approximately 5:00 depending on sunrise time, to join the hot-air balloon ride. At the ascent point there is a short briefing before the flight which lasts an hour. The end of the ride is celebrated with a glass of champagne and then you are transferred back to your hotel for breakfast. At 9.30 in the morning, your guide will pick you up from the hotel to begin the Classical Cappadocia tour. This tour starts with Goreme panorama and Goreme open-air museum where there are several churches carved out of the rock, dating back to between the 10th and 13th centuries and displaying beautiful frescoes of religious scenes. We then move on to Devrent Valley to look at the strange rock formations and this is followed by Pasabag, meaning the Pasha’s vineyard where mushroom-shaped rocks tower over the vineyard. There is a stop for lunch at the town of Avanos on the banks of the Red River where distinctive ceramics are made from the local red soil. A visit to a ceramics centre is given in the afternoon with the tour’s last stop in the village of Cavusin. 

  • Overnight in Cappadocia. Breakfast and lunch included

Day 3 :  CAPPADOCIA – IHLARA VALLEY TOUR

On the last day, we depart the hotel after breakfast for a tour beginning with a photo-stop opportunity of Pigeon Valley where thousands of pigeon houses have been carved into the soft tufa rock since ancient times. The tour then moves on to Ihlara Canyon which is a 16km gorge cut through volcanic rock and we trek 4km by the side of the Melendiz River; here was the first settlement of the early Christians escaping Roman soldiers and there are dozens of churches carved out of the rock. At the end of the trek we stop for lunch at Belisirma and afterwards visit the huge Selime Monastery carved out of the rock by monks in the 13th century. Our last stop is at one of the region’s underground cities which have been dug deep underground and contained storage rooms, wine and oil presses and once supported hundreds of the local population who would hide here to escape discovery by invading armies. At the end of the tour, according to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight back to your destination.

  •  Breakfast and lunch included.