Tour Style : Small Group Tour
> Duration : 4 Days / 3 Nights
> Departures : All year round – Guaranteed Departure
>DAY 01: Morning Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to
> Istanbul airport for flight to KAYSERI
Fairy Chimneys Tour at 09:30am
> In this day you will be able to see:
> DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
>. Pasabag, the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
> AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.
> UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.
> After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
> Overnight stay in Cappadocia
>DAY 02:Rose Valley & Underground City Tour at 09:30am
>You will be picked up from your hotel for Full day tour of South Cappadocia. In this day you will be able to see:
> KIZILCUKUR: is an isolated valley behind Urgup. It has beautiful rock formation with some great hidden rock-carved churches. The most interesting part of this area is the countless tracks connecting the small villages and towns through vineyards and gardens like a spider net. It is always possible to see villagers working in the area and offering grapes, apples or apricots to you.
> CAVUSIN: One of the oldest settlements in the area, Cavusin is
> situated 2km from Goreme, on the Göreme-Avanos road. The Church of St.John the Baptist offers a panoramic view of the village. This church and its paintigs date back to the 5th century, making the oldest church in the region. It had a large courtyard which is unusual for Cappadocia, this has been eroded away however.
> UNDERGROUND CITY: One of largest and deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia. They both have eight floors, although not all are open to the public.
> PIGEON HOUSE: Visit the pigeon houses and rock formations.
DAY 03: Ihlara Valley & Derinkuyu Underground City Tour Our tour starts at 09:30 by pick-up from your hotel. After our guide’s introduction to Cappadocia at the Goreme panoramic view point, we drive about 1 hour and visit the most spectacular gorge of Turkey: Ihlara. The 6 km hike in the Ihlara Valley will be the highlight of our day. The Melendiz River has carved an impressive canyon through the verdant valley and we will walk about two hours along the river, passing Byzantine rock chapels decorated with frescoes. Especially the first half of the hike where we will be the only tourists walking, is totally peaceful. We end the hiking portion of the tour near Belisirma village, where we will have lunch in a quaint riverside restaurant.
After lunch, we stop at the biggest rock-cut monastery of Cappadocia, Selime Monastery and Cathedral. Selime is the biggest rock-cut cathedral of Cappadocia and located at the end of Ihlara Valley. It has has been used as a fortress by both Byzantine and Seljuk armies during 10th to 12th centuries.
Derinkuyu Underground City. Previously known as Melagobia, Derinkuyu was one of the biggest settlements in Cappadocia and its 8 level underground city is the deepest of the region today. We will explore the caves of this interesting city and your guide will explain about the way of life here. With its floors extending to a depth of approximately 60 m, it was large enough to shelter approximately 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turkey and is one of several underground complexes found across Cappadocia. Derinkuyu itself connects to Kaymaklli via an 8 km tunnel.
We will then drive back to your hotel and finish the tour around 17:00.
EVENING BUS TO PAMUKKALE
DAY 04:MORNING ARRIVE DENIZLI
MEET AND TRANSFER TO FRESH UP HOTEL FOR BREAKFAST AND REST
Hierapolis tour AT 09:30AM Pamukkale and the ancient city of
> Hierapolis with the temple of Apollo, the breathtaking theater, the
> fascinating Necropolis and the last the great baths of Hierapolis
> antique city, where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip is connected
> with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in
> Pamukkale the history of the city. Finally we visit the calcium
> terraces and pools.
TRANSFER TO DENIZLI CARDAK AIRPORT FOR EVENING FLIGHT TO ISTANBUL>
>Arrive Istanbul airport.
> Meet and transfer to hotel.
> End of our service
What is included
> Pick up and Drop off
> All Flight tickets(Istanbul-Kayseri & PAMUKKALE TO ISTANBUL
BUS TICKETS FROM CAPPADOCIA TO PAMUKKALE
> -Istanbul) Professional English speaking tour guide and driver
> 3 Day Full Guided Cappadocia tour with lunch
> 1 Day Full Guided Pamukkale Tour with lunch
> 2 Night Accomodation in Cappadocia (cave hotel) with breakfast
> All of the airport transfers by a comfortable vehicle All of the tax
> and service charges All Entrance Fees Not included :
> Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours:
> Highly Recommended in Cappadocia :
> Hot-Air Balloon Watching Photo Tour by Taxi: 40 Euros per person (no child reduction)
> Whirling Dervishes Show: 40 Euros per person Turkish Night
> (traditional folk dances, belly dancers, unlimited alcoholic and
> non-alcoholic drinks, 3-course meal, transfer to and from your hotel):
> 60 Euros per person Turkish Baths (Hamam): 40 Euros per person
> Horseriding: 30 Euros per person (1 hour) ATV / Quad: 30 Euros (1