DAY 1: Arrival to Istanbul & Transfer to Hotel
When you arrive to Istanbul (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW), we’ll pick you up and take you to the hotel in Istanbul. When check-in process is done, you can get to your room and rest: So you’ll be ready for the next day which is quite energetic!
DAY 2: Flight to Cappadocia & Full day Northern Cappadocia Tour (Lunch included)
We’ll pick you up after having breakfast and take you to the airport. You’ll take your Cappadocia flight at the arrange time. When you land in Cappadocia Airport, our crew will welcome you warmly. After getting on the tour bus, the journey will begin! We’ll explore Northern Cappadocia.
Places We Will Visit in Northern Cappadocia
· Devrent Valley
Firstly, we’ll visit Devrent Valley (as known as Imagination Valley). It will leave you speechless due to having very unique fairy chimneys. And we will take a walk among them while enjoying the lovely scenes. 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
Secondly, we’ll head to Pasabag, as known as Monk’s Valley. This place is famous for its calm environment, and quiet and captivating atmosphere. Actually, it is believed to be monks’ isolation place thousands of years ago. We are sure that you’ll get fascinated by the enormous mushroom-shaped chimneys in there, too; so keep your eyes wide open!
Next, we will visit Avanos Town. It is the center of Avanos district and very famous for pottery work. While we are exploring the local life here, you’ll have a chance to see amazing pottery works, buy them and observe the local life. We bet you will love the humble and sympatric atmosphere of Avanos Town.
· Goreme Open Air Museum
We’ll end the tour by visiting the most popular area of Cappadocia that has UNESCO World Heritage approval: Goreme Open Air Museum… In that wide and amazing area, we’ll take a walk, explore ancient natural monuments and the marks on them coming from the era of early Christianity. You will learn a lot of new things and expand your cultural accumulation thanks to our guides, too.
After having a fabulous time among gigantic fairy chimneys and rock-carved churches, we’ll go to our hotels and get energized for the following day.
DAY 3: Full day Southern Cappadocia Tour & Flight Back to Istanbul (Breakfast and Lunch included)
After having a delicious breakfast in the morning, the third day of 4 Days 3 Nights Istanbul Cappadocia Tour starts! This time, we’ll be exploring Southern Cappadocia.
Places We Will Visit in Southern Cappadocia
The first stop will be Red/ Rose Valley, 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 an ancient Greek village called 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. Moreover, the village is very special in terms of early Christianity. No worries: You will learn it fully thanks to our amazing guides.
- Kaymakli Underground City
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 get much “higher” and visit a natural castle at Ortahisar, which is called Uçhisar Castle. It is the best point in Cappadocia to shot panoramic photos.
- Three Beauties & Return to Istanbul
Lastly, we’ll see Three Beauties on the way to the airport. Then, we’ll go to the airport and take a flight to Istanbul Airport. When you land in Istanbul, you’ll be picked up by the transfer service and taken to your hotel in Istanbul.
DAY 4: Free day in Istanbul & Transfer to Airport (Breakfast included)
In the last day, we’ll start the day by having a buffet breakfast in the hotel. Then, you’ll be free to explore Old City. Alternatively, you can purchase our Istanbul Old City Tour, so you can see those monuments while listening to their stories.
In Old City Tour, you can see Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace , Hippodrome, German Fountain of Wilhelm II, Column of Constantine, Obelisk of Theodosius, Serpentine Column and Grand Bazaar.
When the session ends, according to your international flight time, you will be transferred to New Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) 4 hours before your flight. You will be able to check-in. Then, we’ll say goodbye to each other!
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