Tour Code: LI – C01
Duration: 02 Days / 01 Night (Please feel free to ask 1Night extension at Cappadocia)
Departures: All year round Everyday Regular Group or Private tour
Max. Group Size of Regular Tours: 14 Pax (take place on a regular basis with a group)
Private Tours: For those who prefer to be accomodated on a more personalized basis and enjoy the flexibility and privacy of an individual arrangement, we would recommend our private tours.
Highlights: South & North Cappadocia
Tour Extension Option:
Combine Cappadocia with Gallipoli Troy
DAY 1) EARLY MORNING FLIGHT FROM ISTANBUL TO CAPPADOCIA –O.N. IN CAPPADOCIA
Morning Flight (Departure Time:… & Arrival Time:…) By …Airlines (Approx.Flight Duration:90min.)
Hotel Pick Up in Istanbul:…am
Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Arrival and meeting at the airport arrival gate you will be met and transferred to Cappadocia to join the tour.
Full Day North Cappadocia Tour
Tour Highlights; Dervent Valley, Pasabag, Avanos, Goreme, Uchisar Castle
Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag's "fairy chimneys", where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kızılırmak has always been used. A visit to ceramic & tile center to see how the ceramics made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. People of Goreme, at the heart of the Cappadocia Region, realized that these soft rocks could be easily carved out to form houses, churches, monasteries. We will enjoy the day by taking a look to the Goreme Valley from next to the Uchisar Rock-Castle; has the numerous hollowed-out containers, rock tombs, and a large water cistern all welcome you as silent witnesses to history and human life giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.(L)
Optional: Uchisar Castle can be added into the itinerary (If private tour required)
DAY 2) CAPPADOCIA TOUR THEN FLY TO ISTANBUL
Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Approx.60min. (Between 05:00am to 08:00am)
Evening Flight (Departure Time:… & Arrival Time:…) By …Airlines
Full Day South Cappadocia Tour :
Tour Highlights; Kaymakli Underground City, Red Valley, Cavusin, Ortahisar, Pigeon Valley
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley Through Cavusin Village and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 2 km. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches... After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the Ortahisar town. Transfer to the Airport for flight to Istanbul on arrival to then transfer to your hotel in Istanbul.(B-L)
PS: Instead of return flight on this evening, if you would like to spend another overnight at your cave hotel. Please feel free to ask extension. If so we can arrange your return flight to Istanbul, on the next morning/afternoon or evening.
PS: You can extend your Cappadocia tour by adding or replacing with the itineraries below.
Green Tour Highlights: Derinkuyu Underground city, Ihlara Valley, Belisirma Village, Selime Monastery, Yaprakhisar (Available for Regular Group tour or Private tour)
Blue Tour Highlights: Kaymakli Underground city, Soganli Valley, Sahinefendi (Sobessos), Keslik Monastery, Mustafa Pasha (Sinassos) (Available for Private tour)
Upon your arrival to Istanbul then you will be met by holding a name board and transferred to your hotel. Our service ends.
We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Luxury Istanbul Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing us.
Tour Price Includes;
From /to Hotel and Airport transfers
English speaking Official Tour Guide (or other preferred language for all –sightseeing)
Entrance fees to the various sites
Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Lunch included for regular group tours
Tour Price Does Not Include;
Hotel Accommodation will be added separately as per our guests’ desire
Domestic Flights will be added separately if required
Lunch (Not included if private tour required in order to give flexibility)
Tip to driver and tour guide
Anything unless specified being included
PS: Clients who join for regular Small Group tours need to arrange arrival flight early in the morning and departure flight earliest 19:40 PM
PS: Clients who arrive with latest flights will be missing some parts of the schedule and no refund is given for missing visits.
PS: No restrictions are available for the arrival and departure times on the private tours; however, those who arrive on later flights will be missing some parts on schedule and no refund is given for missing visits stemming from the late arrivals.
Additional Note: You will be treated to an optional traditional hand-made carpet demonstration, please let your tour guide know if you are interested in. (If private tour required)
Additional Note: In the afternoon we will visit the carpet corporative to see how the Turkish carpets are made by hand. End of the tour Fashion show in leather outlet center. (Included into the itinerary if Regular Group tour required)
Special Notes: for Cappadocia
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 - 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries. It is not recommended to visit underground cities for the guests who have asthma and Claustrophobia.
- Join hot-air balloon ride
- Enjoy whirling dervish show
- Enjoy Horseriding in Cappadocia
- Traditional Turkish Night and Dinner Show
- Join a Jeep or ATV Safari
How to book tour: 30% percent of the total amount is required for reservation and rest of the amount will be charged after you arrive in Istanbul. The deposit payment can be done by credit card or by bank transfer or by paypal. The balance (70%) of the total amount needed to be paid in cash or by card upon arrival.
If however, our wide range of itineraries do not suit your needs, we are flexible to offer tailor-made itineraries to our clients upon request. Depending on your group size, we can arrange Cappadocia Day tour from Istanbul; vans, coaches or luxury vehicles to suit all needs.
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