Turkey travel package - 4 days Cappadocia Konya and Pamukkale trip
Day 1: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*L)
Early morning pick you up from your hotel and transfer to airport to take a flight to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to flight desk according to your flight time as you have already an electronic ticket. On your arrival, your driver will welcome you at the exit gate with your names written on a board. You will arrive to our local office in Cappadocia and meet your guide and after picking other people from their hotels as well you will start your tour. You will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.
You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety.
Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia. You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration. On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 2: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose Valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to taste delicious Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle.
Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories. End of the day you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 3: Cappadocia to Pamukkale via Konya(*B*L)
At 08:30 am we will pick you up from your hotel and drive by a minivan to Konya (3hours) where you have chance to visit Mevlana museum (optional) house of Whirling Dervishes. You will have your lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. Then you will continue to Pamukkale (4hours) and will be transferred to your hotel in Pamukkale.
Day 4: Pamukkale Tour(*B *L)
Your guide will pick you up from the hotel around 09:30-09:45am. You will visit this unique place on your own. Pamukkale meaning "cotton castle" in Turkish, is a natural site contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch before departure to Kusadasi. End of the tour, you will be transferred to airport to get a flight to Istanbul.
Upon your arrival in Istanbul, our agents will meet you at the exit gate of domestic terminal baring a board your names written on and you will be transferred to your hotel. End of our service.
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room.
Solo traveler will pay 40 % extra for single supplement.
Due to weather conditions if balloon tour cancels, you will be totally reimbursed.
Cappadocia can be cold and snowy in winters, so provide yourself winter clothes.
Springs and autumns are rainy, do not forget your umbrella or raincoat.
Summers are humid and hot, put enough sun cream and bring your hat.
Always for the tours in Turkey wear comfortable shoes.
Per person 540 EURO with credit card and 515 EURO for cash payment
Hot air balloon tour per person 150 EURO
- Hotels with breakfast
- Istanbul to Cappadocia & Denizli to Istanbul flight tickets
- Airport transfers mentioned on the itinerary
- Lunch on tours
- Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
- Professional English speaking guide
- Personal expenses
- Drink Dinner
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver
- Cleopatra swimming pool entrance