General

Duration: 2 Days
Departure: Istanbul or Cappadocia or Izmir
Visiting: Cappadocia, Goreme open air museum, Soganli valley, Kaymakli underground city, avanos, Uchisar rock-castle

Highlights:
Kaymakli Underground City, Soganli Valley, Sahinefendi – Sobessos, Keslik Monastery, Mustafapasa – Sinasos, Devrent Valley,Pasabag – Fairy Chimneys, Avanos, Goreme open air museum

Day 1 – IstanbulCappadocia
Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival gate with a sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia.
Tour to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. Soğanlı Valley, Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with it’s different style Rock-Cut churches and frescoes. Villages in the valleys, surrounded by the “table top” mountains are spectacular. Visit to Sahinefendi ( Sobesos )- Sobessos, newly discovered (01 May 2002) mosaic houses & Archaeological excavation site. Continue with Keslik Monastery near Cemil, that hides its frescoes behind a very thin smoke layer which we can only see by torch light. Our tour finishes with a visit to Mustafapaşa (Sinasos), an old Greek town with its spectacular old Greek houses; very fine examples of late Greek settlements and architecture. Overnight Cappadocia.

 
Day 2 – Cappadocia Istanbul
Hot Air ballooning with sunrise (extra),
Meeting at the hotel reception at 09:30am
After breakfast, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; walking in Pasabag near Zelve; “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”.  Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Continue to Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Transfer to airport to take the evening flight to Istanbul and leave Cappadocia.

INCLUDED
– 1 night accommodation at a hotel in Cappadocia.
– Daily breakfast, 1 dinner.
– All arrival and departure transfers and baggage handling.
– 2 days of sightseeing in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver.
– Licensed professional tour guide in English language.
– Entrance fees to all museums, parks, and historic sites as marked on the itinerary
– Domestic flights Istanbul / Kayseri / Istanbul.
 
NOT INCLUDED
– International airfare
– Gratuities to driver and guide
– Meals that are not indicated on the itinerary.
– Optional hot air ballooning experience in Cappadocia.
– Items of a personal nature.

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Price


1 PAX USD 850
2 PAX USD 595 PP
3 PAX USD 475 PP
4 PAX USD 440 PP
5 PAX USD 415 PP
6 PAX USD 405 PP
7 PAX USD 395 PP
8 PAX USD 385 PP

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