Cappadocia

Tour Information

This is a great tour of Cappadocia for two days from Istanbul by plane with an overnight stay in cave hotel. From underground cities to a lovely walk through Cappadocian rock formation, this is an essential Cappadocia tour from Istanbul

• Fairyland of Cappadocia,

• Walking through volcanic rock formation,

• Visiting an Underground City,

• Seeing Byzantine cave churches and Monasteries with frescoes,

DAY 1 ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIA

Morning flight to Cappadocia and a guided tour of central Cappadocia. Today you will visit Uchisar for a panoramic view of Cappadocia and exploring a cave house for a great introduction to Cappadocia. Later drive to Cavusin village to explore the old part where many cave houses have been deserted in the last century. Later we will continue to Pasabagi to see fairy chimneys. After a lunch break we will visit Avanos pottery workshop to see how terracotta and blue tiles made. Later visit Goreme open air museum to see some of the finest cave churches with well-preserved frescoes. Overnight in Cappadocia.B

DAY 2 CAPPADOCIA - ISTANBUL

Optional Balloon flight in the early morning. Today you will visit  Kaymakli Underground City where locals took shelter during wartime in ancient and medieval times. After underground city, travel to  Soganli valley where you will walk in this beautiful valley exploring some of the cave churches with frescoes. Later we will explore the local village where they have been living here for centuries making dolls out of wood and local fabrics. After lunch we will proceed to explore more unknown Cappadocia such as Sahin Efendi, Cemil and Mustafa Pasa villages. We may visit hidden churches, cave houses and monasteries along the way. Later you will be dropped at Kayseri airport for a short flight back to Istanbul. Arrive in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. Tour will end in Istanbul at your hotel. B.

Included:

Domestic flight to and from Cappadocia, airport transfers, services of an expert local English speaking tour guide, admission fees, 1 night stay at a cave hotel with breakfast, privately chartered comfortable Mercedes/VW Van/Minibus.

Not Included:

Meals, drinks, optional hot air balloon flight and gratuities

This tour is privately run upon request. Please inquire for price and more details.