DAY 1: Flight to Cappadocia & Full day Northern Cappadocia Tour (Lunch included)
We’ll start the first day of 3 Days 2 Nights Cappadocia and Pamukkale Group Tour (by bus) by taking you from your hotel. Next, we’ll take you to Istanbul Airport and handle the check in process. Shortly, you’ll take a plane to Cappadocia. When you land in Cappadocia, you’ll be welcomed by our amazing guides and the journey will begin. We’ll explore Northern Cappadocia in the first day.
Places We Will Visit in Northern Cappadocia
· Devrent Valley
The first stop will be Devrent Valley (as known as Imagination Valley). It will charm you due to having very unique fairy chimneys. We will take a walk among them and enjoy the amazing scenery. As a fun tradition here, we’ll use our imagination to figure out what these chimneys look like. In other words, ultimate fun awaits you!
· Pasabag – Monk’s Valley
Next, we’ll head to Pasabag, as known as Monk’s Valley. Famous for its serene environment and silent and captivating atmosphere, Monk’s Valley is believed to be monks’ isolation area thousands of years ago. In there, you’ll get fascinated by the enormous mushroom-shaped chimneys while listening to its story!
We will head to Avanos Town. It is the center of Avanos district and very famous for pottery work…like globally! While we are exploring the local life here, you’ll have a chance to see these amazing pottery works, buy some of them and observe the local life. You will adore the humble and sympatric atmosphere of Avanos Town.
· Goreme Open Air Museum
At the end of the 1st day, we will visit the most popular area of Cappadocia that has UNESCO World Heritage approval: Goreme Open Air Museum… In there, we’ll explore ancient natural monuments such as fairy chimneys and the marks on them dating back to early Christianity era. You will learn a lot of new things and expand your cultural accumulation thanks to our guides, too.
After having superb times among gigantic fairy chimneys and rock-carved churches, we’ll go to our hotels and get energized for the following day.
DAY 2: Full day Southern Cappadocia Tour & Bus to Pamukkale (Breakfast and Lunch included)
The following day will be full of fun and exploration, too. We’ll start the day by enjoying a delicious breakfast. Then, this time, we’ll get ready to explore Southern Cappadocia.
Places We Will Visit in Southern Cappadocia
- Red Valley
- Cavusin Village
- Kaymakli Underground City
- Ortahisar – Uchisar Castle
The first stop will be Red/ Rose Valley, which is where the color of rocks change in the lights of sunset or sunrise. We bet you will definitely love the sight. After taking a walk in there, we will visit Gulludere Valley that is full of many interesting rock formations.
Next, we’ll visit ancient Cavusin Village. Having old houses and churches of important Christianity figures such as Saint John the Baptist and Nicophoras Phocas, Cavusin is a very important settlement in terms of Christianity. Moreover, the village is very special in terms of early Christianity. No worries: You will learn it fully thanks to our amazing guides.
Then, we will go to Kaymakli (or Ozkonak) Underground City where the early Christians hid from warriors and lived together. After exploring this city, we’ll visit a natural castle at Ortahisar region, which is called Uçhisar Castle. It is the best point in Cappadocia to shot panoramic photos.
Lastly, we’ll see Three Beauties on the way to the airport. Then, we’ll go to the local bus station to take the bus to Pamukkale. The ride will last 10-12 hours but since the bus is modern and comfortable, it’ll be delightful journey. To make it shorter, you can sleep during the ride!
DAY 3: Full day Pamukkale Tour & Flight to Istanbul (Lunch included)
We’ll arrive to Pamukkale via our bus, enjoy a delightful lunch on the way and get energized! Then, we’ll start exploring this cotton-white mountain!
Places We Will Visit in Pamukkale
In Pamukkale we will visit:
- Pamukkale Travertines
- Hierapolis Museum
- Hierapolis Theatre
- Ancient Roman Baths and Temple of Apollo
- Cleopatra Pool (Swimming in there requires an entrance fee)
The Best Attractions in Cotton Castle
Translated as “cotton castle”, we can guarantee that you will adore Pamukkale. Looking like enormous stairway climbing to the top of Pamukkale Mountain, Pamukkale travertines look magical. Also, they are like shallow white pools, so you can enjoy relaxing in them for a while or benefit from its healing mud at the bottom. Thanks to our professional guides, you’ll learn interesting things about them!
After completing our visit to Pamukkale travertines, we’ll reach to the top of Pamukkale Mountain. In there, the historical journey will begin: You’ll embrace ancient eras, warriors, Gods and Goddesses and your ancestors! Known as “city of Roman Baths” in the ancient eras, Hierapolis will fill your soul up with ancient textures!
After exploring Hierapolis and swimming in Cleopatra’s Pool (optional), we’ll take you to Izmir Airport. Then, you’ll take a flight to Istanbul. When you land in, you will be taken from the airport to your hotel. And the amazing 3 days in our tour will come to an end!
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