Starts in: İstanbul
Ends in: İstanbul
Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights
Tour Highlights: Visit Pamukkale, Hierapolis Ancient City, Hot spring travertines and be amazed by the breathtaking scenery of Cappadocia and visit Göreme Open Air Museum, Fairy Chimneys, Underground cities, Pasabag, Red Valley.
Pick up from hotel early morning and transfer to airport to take a flight to Cappadocia. Once you arrive in Istanbul Airport, please proceed to the counter to do a self-check-in and take your boarding pass by presenting your passport. Upon the boarding pass information, please go to the boarding gate and embark. After your arrival at Cappadocia Airport, pick up at the exit of the first gate by the driver. (Holding a sign with your name on it.) Transfer you to join the Northern Cappadocia Tour. Visits to Goreme Panorama which has a stunning view of Goreme Village, land of fairy chimneys, Open Air Museum which is the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then visiting Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage and Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom-like formed rocks and very interesting fairy chimney forms. We pass through the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, walking along the Red River which is the longest river in Turkey, and visiting a small village very famous for its pottery workshops. Here, you will have a chance to see how the pottery is made and if you like you may also try. End of the day, going back to the hotel by passing through Love Valley which has an incredible view. Arrival at the hotel, free time, and overnight in Cappadocia in a cave hotel.
Hot Air Balloon tour is optional for this morning.
Pick up from the hotel around 09:30-10:00 am by the tour guide and join the Southern Cappadocia Tour. Visiting Uchisar Castle which is the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley by exploring rock churches which saved early Christians from Roman prosecution. Arriving in Cavusin Village, an ancient settlement of the region, whereyou may see its cave residences.
Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visiting Kaymaklı Underground City,the widest of the Cappadocia and it was used by refugees or people running away from catastrophes. Pigeon Valley offers a nice view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons still living in pigeon houses. The last visit to Three Beauties Valley which is famous for its vine factories and stunning view. End of the tour, transfer back to the hotel for an overnight stay in a cave hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, free time to explore Cappadocia on your own. According to your flight time, pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport to take a flight to Izmir. (some days direct, some days via Istanbul) After you arrive in Izmir, pick up by our agent and transfer you to the hotel in Kusadasi / Selcuk. Free time and overnight stay.
After breakfast at the hotel, pick up by the tour guide around 07:30-08:00 am and joining to Pamukkale-Hierapolis Tour. Pamukkale has hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing and cooling water. It seems like cotton that’s why it is called ‘Cotton Castle- Pamukkale’ by Turks. Visit Hierapolis Ancient City, a Unesco World Heritage Site and used to be visited by people to soothe their aliments during the retirement and also die there. As a refreshment, you can walk on terraces or swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. (Optional)
End of the tour, transfer to the airport to take a flight back to Istanbul. Arrival to Istanbul, pick up from the airport by our agent and transfer to hotel. End of our service.