•Transfer from your hotel to Istanbul Airport (Sultanahmet / Taksim Hotels)
• Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Shuttle Transfer from the airport to our agency office
• Full day Small Group Cappadocia tour with lunch
• Transfer to the airport after the tour
• Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul Airport (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Transfer from Istanbul Airport to Taksim or Sultanahmet Hotels
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With an early pick-up from your hotel around 05:00am , we will transfer you to Istanbul Airport and have the flight to Cappadocia. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to our agency office to start the trip. The tour will start at 09:30 with the most important place in Cappadocia Region: Goreme Open Air Museum. The museum is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. You will see the best-preserved rock-cut churches in the area. The next visit will be in Cavusin where there were Greek and Turkish people living together until 1924. You will see an old Greek and Turkish Village which was inhabited until 1950’s and then moved by the government to a new place because of the falling rocks from the village. Your guide will also talk about the population exchange between Greeks and Turks in 1924 which affected entire Turkey.
We will then visit Pasabag (Monks Valley) with the best preserved fairy chimneys in the region. The fairy chimneys in this valley is the best examples in Cappadocia region and they are also called as “mushroom fairy chimneys”. The lunch will be in a nice restaurant in Avanos. Then, we will have the kick-wheel pottery demo which is an art for about 4000 years. Starting with the Hittites, this art became the most important cultural heritage of the town.
The next stop will be Kaymakli Underground City after driving about 30 minutes which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cappadocia. After experiencing the life in underground, we will drive you to Pigeon Valley to see Uchisar Castle and the valley from a panoramic point. The tour will end around 5:00pm and then we will drive you to the airport to fly back to Istanbul. When you land at the airport, our driver will meet you to drive you to your hotel.