General

Tour Style : Small Group
Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Departures : All year round
Highlight : Kapuzbasi Waterfall on Private Basis

Day 1 – Istanbul- Cappadocia
Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival’s gate with a sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia.

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.

LOVE VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. 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 Cappadocia

Day 2 – Cappadocia to Kapuzbasi Waterfall – Private Basis
We start from Urgup at 7:00 am in the morning. We arrive at the Bird Paradiseafter one hour drive. Tour continues by boat. We will see many kinds of birds like flamingos in the sanctuary. We will have breakfast by the lake and drive toYahyali Village. We stop half an hour to visit the local baazar.

Next we drive over Toros Mountains to Kapuzbasi waterfalls where we will have our lunch. After lunch there will be time to enjoy the waterfalls as well. After visiting a forest village we return to our small hotel in the forests at Kapuzbasi waterfall.

Overnight in Kapuzbasi.

Day 3 – Kapuzbasi Waterfall to Cappadocia
We start from the hotel at 8:00 in the morning. We drive over Toros Mountains to Yesilhisar Village and to Soganli Valley. We spend two hours hikng in the valley, where we visit some of the old rock cut churches from 14th century.

After the traditional lunch in the valley we drive to Sahinefendi village. After visit Taskinpasa village and the famous 13th cent.mousqe we drive to visit the monestary in Cemil Village.

On the way back we have the chance to swim at Damsa Dam for an hour. The next stop is Mustafapasa famous with old Greek houses. We drive to Red valley to watch the beautiful sunset.
Overnight Cappadocia.

DAY 4: Rose Valley & Mazıkoy 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.

MAZIKOY: 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.

Transfer to airport to take the evening flight to Istanbul and leave Cappadocia.
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What is included

 

- Transfers to and from your hotel in Cappadocia
- Domestic Flight Tickets ( Istanbul to Kayseri as return )
- 4 lunches
- Accommodation
- Guiding service*
- Museum an entrance fees
- No smoking AC vehicle
- Professional tourist guide with licience

*professional guides fluent in other languages are also available upon request, with surcharge.

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 hour)

Traditional Arts and Crafts in Turkey - Gifts and Souvenirs from Turkey:
Turkey has a rich history of authentic traditional handicrafts. Most famous Turkish items come from Cappadocia and goods were handmade here and transported along the Silk Road to Istanbul and the coastal areas.
Carpets and kilims: Carpets and kilims from Central Anatolia are world-famous. In Cappadocia, carpets are still handmade on authentic looms using natural dyes for the wool. You can see a free demonstration to see these age-old techniques still in use today.
Ceramic and pottery: Cappadocia has been famous since Hittite times for the beautiful and unique pottery and ceramics. Today, the best of the traditional ceramics and tiles on sale in Istanbul and other major cities are made in Avanos, Cappadocia.
Onyx and semi-precious stones: In Turkey, Cappadocia has the onyx mines where the highest quality onyx is found. Local artisans are experts at making items of jewellery  made with precious and semi-precious stones, silver, and 22 and 24 carat gold.
Leather goods: Turkey is one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of leather goods. You can find a wide range of quality leather goods in Uchisar, Cappadocia.
Spices: Istanbul Spice Market, once the largest spice trading venue of the medieval world, with its abundant stalls still featuring piles of edible exotics is a definite highlight for anyone exploring Istanbul.

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 hour)

Hotels, Prices, Booking

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Hotels we use

Cappadocia Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel http://www.dedelikonak.com

Kapuzbası :Aldo Tesısleri

Tour code

YK213

Per Adult in Double or Twin Room

471 EUR

Per Adult in Triple Room

441 EUR

Per Adult in Single Room

590 EUR

Per child 7-11 years old (under 12)

331 EUR

Per child 3-6 years old

221 EUR

Per child 0-2 years old

111 EUR

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