Turkey Travel - Daily Cappadocia tour from Istanbul
we have got daily departure and in Cappadocia we have two different tours. So you will join one of them. Early pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport for take a flight to Cappadocia, Turkey-Travel representative will meet you at the gate of Cappadocia airport and transfer to agency, than you will start your Cappadocia tour.
Cappadocia is one of the world heritage protected place by UNESCO with its superb landscape in central part of Turkey. Due to volcanic eruptions it has many different rocks formations basically in form of chimney, so that is why we call land of Fairy Chimneys, which serve as house, refuge, stable, food storage and many other amenities.
Around 05:00-05:15am we pick you up from your hotel to take a flight from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to Turkish Airlines 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.
Then you will drive to the beautiful valleys of Cappadocia, depends on the day you may join Northern Cappadocia or Southern Cappadocia. You will have your lunch during the excursion.
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, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view.
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 will go to traditional Turkish 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 tour your driver will take you to the airport to take a flight back to Istanbul, Ataturk airport. On your arrival our agents, at the exit gate in the domestic terminal, will bare a board with your names written on. Then we will transfer you back to your hotel.
Please note: The tour ends approximately at 4.00pm. You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please inform your guide if you are not interested then you will be dropped to agency office.
Solo traveler will pay 15 % extra for single supplement.
The flight might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport
Cappadocia has a continental climate, so summers are dry and hot, so you will need sun-creme and hydrating cremes for your skin. Hat and light clothes are preferable.
Winters are cold and snowy, so you will need very warm clothes and winter boots, gloves and beret.
Springs are slight hot but nights are always fresh, do not forget to bring your light jackets.
Autumns are tenderly hot but might be rainy like springs, better to have umbrella.
On your tours always wear comfortable shoes as it has a rocky surface.
Per person 205 EURO with credit card and 195 EURO with cash payment
- Istanbul to Cappadocia & Cappadocia 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 during lunch
- Medical insurance
- Tip to guide and driver