Cappadocia Tour 2 Days by Flight
TOUR INFO AND ITINARY
İSTANBUL TO CAPPADOCIA
We will pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and transfer you to the airport. You will take a flight to Kayseri/ Nevşehir. Upon your arrival, we will meet you with your names at the airport and drive to our branch office in Cappadocia. You will meet with the local licenced guide and off you go to visit the top highlights in the North Cappadocia which is also known as Red Tour. Having done the Red Tour, you will be transferred to your cave hotel which will give you a unique experience with its fairy-tale ambiance. Below, you can find a short summary of the places you will be visiting during the Red Tour:
The Göreme Open Air Museum, is one of Turkey's Unesco World Heritage sites. It was an important Byzantine monastic settlement that housed some 20 monks, then a pilgrimage site from the 17th century, this splendid cluster of monastic Byzantine artistry with its rock-cut churches, chapels and monasteries is 1km uphill from Göreme's centre.
The Uçhisar Castle, this tall volcanic-rock outcrop is one of Cappadocia's most prominent landmarks and visible for miles around. Riddled with tunnels, it was used for centuries by villagers as a place of refuge when enemy armies overtook the surrounding plains.
Paşabağ Three-headed Fairy Chimneys, Paşabağ contains some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and even triple rock caps - formations that are unique even for Cappadocia! Locals refer to them as the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys.
Avanos Pottery Town, it is well known throughout the country and abroad for the red clay products made by locals. Hundreds of the village men are skilled in making pots, plates, wine holders, and even ashtrays and chess sets. They are pottery masters and their skills have mostly been handed down from generation to generation.
Ürgüp town, with conical shaped body and a boulder on top of it. Three Graces (Üç Güzeller) are the brilliant three fairy chimneys.
Devrent Imagination Valley, the small fairy chimneys in the valley form a lunar landscape, or moonscape, by their strange look. The valley has many animal shaped rocks. It looks like a sculpture zoo made by nature.
CAPPADOCIA TO İSTANBUL
We will pick you up from your hotel quite early in the morning to do one hour hot air balloon flight over Cappadocia. This once in a lifetime experience will be an unforgettable memory. End of the flight, there will be a small celebration and then we will drive you back to the hotel. Breakfast will be served at the hotel. Again, we will pick you up from the hotel at about 10.00am to visit South Cappadocia which is also known as Green Tour. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to the Kayseri/Nevşehir Airport and take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon your arrival, we will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Below, you can find a short summary of the places you will be visiting during the Green Tour:
Kızılçukur, it is a must visit in Cappadocia as the orchards, vineyards, rock churches and fairy chimneys all blend together to create an unforgettable landscape.
Kaymaklı Underground City, the widest, enchanting, one of the most famous and wonderful underground city in Cappadocia. You will see ventilation shafts and a winery, the massive stone doors, a food storage room, and various other large rooms and small tunnels.
Çavuşin, the old village, which was abandoned several decades ago due to rock falls, was all carved into the hillside. The inhabitants of Çavuşin lived in houses which were cut into a massive rock wall.
Pigeon Valley, the name comes from the thousands of pigeon houses that have been carved into the soft tuff since ancient times. Although they can be found throughout Cappadocia, they are especially numerous in this valley. They were carved wherever space allowed, including abandoned cave houses and churches.
Esentepe Viewpoint, overlooking the small, quaint town of Göreme and Pigeon Valley, Esentepe Viewpoint is one of the favorite places in Cappadocia.
Çatalkaya, explore the rock formations in Çatalkaya.
What is Included: All transfers, round trip flight tickets, entrance fees mentioned by the itineraries, 1 night accomodation at Cave Hotel with breakfast, 2 lunches, professional licenced tour guide in English or Spanish.
Tips for Cappadocia Tours: Take some heavy jacket to protect yourself from cold. Bring camera to shoot some awesome photos and videos. By the way, children over 5 are also allowed for this tour.
Cost: The price is changeable based on season, flight tickets, demands and requests, and number of people.