Day 1: Istanbul to Cappadocia by plane and daily South (Green tour) Cappadocia tour ( L )
Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and take you to the airport for a one hour flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Once you arrive, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to our office in Goreme Town. From there we will pick you up at 9:30 for your South Cappadocia Tour. First, we will stop at the underground city of Derinkuyu and climb down through the 8 levels that are available for viewing. From there, we will hike through the famous Ilhara Valley before lunch. After lunch, we will visit Selime Monastery and see how the Monks lived before heading to Pigeon Valley for some excellent views. We will take you back to your hotel at the end of the tour and you will have free time for the rest of the night.
Duration: 13 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at a Cave Hotel in Göreme.
Day 2: Daily North Cappadocia Tour / Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul (B,L)
Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
If you would like to do the hot air balloon, we will pick you up from your hotel around 5:30 in the morning. We will then take you to the balloon departure point. After you land, you will have a quick champagne toast before we take you back to your hotel. You will have time to have a quick breakfast before your tour begins. We will pick you up from your hotel at 9:30 for your North Cappadocia Tour. First, we will staop for a photo op at a vista point overlooking Uchisar Castle. Then, we will continue on to the Goreme Open Air Museum, followed by lunch in Avanos. After lunch, we will stop for a pottery demonstration. You will get a chance to try yourself! From there we will make short stops at Cavusin, Devrent where you will see some animal shaped rock formations, St. Monk's Valley with the mushroom shaped fairy chimneys and St. Simeon’s monk cell. We will drop you back at your hotel at the end of the tour. Depending on your flight time, we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport. After a one hour flight to Istanbul, we will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel.
Duration: 13 hours
No accommodation included on this day.