2-Day Cappadocia with Cave Suite Hotel from Istanbul

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2 DAYS - 1 NIGHT
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Description

Cappadocia 2 full day tour with overnight in Hotel and flight package departs from your Istanbul Hotel. Along with a professional tour guide, you will visit historic sites in Cappadocia such as Ihlara Valley, Esentepe, Great Pigeon Valley, Avanos, Derinkuyu Underground City, Dervent Valley, Pasabag, the Goreme Open-Air Museum and Uchisar Rock Castle. Also including transportation and museums fees. And optional: Cappadocia pre-sunrise hot air balloon tour.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION All Istanbul hotels or airport
DEPARTURE TIME 5.30 am.
INCLUDED
Flight ticket (Round-trip)
Istanbul Hotel – Airport transfer
All Cappadocia hotel pickup and drop-off
Breakfast (1 Day – Open Buffet)
Lunch (2 Day – Open Buffet)
Overnight accommodation (Sultan Cave, Artemis Cave or Mithra Cave Hotel)
Small-group Red Cappadocia tour (Full-Day)
Small-group Green Cappadocia tour (Full-Day)
Professional art historian guide
Entrance fees
All taxes, fees and handling charges
NOT INCLUDED
Cappadocia pre-sunrise hot air balloon tour. 130Eur p/p

 

Itinerary

1

Day 1: Departure

5.15 am Pickup from your Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport. You will receive your Flight Tickets after reservation.
You will be met at the Cappadocia airport with your name written on a paper.

Red tour:
Start the day visiting Devrent Valley, also known as “Imagination Valley”, this is the most surreal-looking landscape. Your next stop will be Pashabagi also called the Monks Valley because Christian hermits chose to locate hermit cells and churches in these three-headed pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity, it is possible to see all the stages in the formation of fairy chimneys at this spot.

Proceed to Avanos the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Red River.

You will have lunch in a local restaurant before continuing to Goreme Open Air Museum. The world’s most important Byzantine cave churches are found in these once remote valleys where monks and nuns pursued monastic life from the 3rd century on. Here you can see the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and frescos from the Iconoclastic period through to the end of Seljuk rule.

Panoramic view point Esentepe. With a spectacular view over Goreme, see the complete view of Goreme valley and Goreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses. End your day with Uchisar Castle. This tall rock, the highest point of the Goreme region.

After the tour, Transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Cave Suite Hotel.

2

Day 2

(Optional: Pre-sunrise hot-air balloon flight. Hotel pickup: around 06:30 during winter and 04:30 during summer. Dropoff: 8.00/30)

Green tour:
10.00 am Pick up at your hotel for Green tour. Start the tour with a spectacular view over Goreme from Esentepe. See the panaromic view of Goreme valley and village with its fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses.Journey to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved and deepest underground cities in Cappadocia.

Discover the unique rooms found in an underground city such as stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches and wineries.Visit the second floor that housed the missionary school and study rooms Travel to the Ihlara Valley.

Look at over one hundred rock carved churches and houses that line the gorge. Walk along the river in the valley. Explore the hidden churches. Relax by the river at Belisirma Village where lunch is served.Following lunch continue on to the Selime Monastery. Visit this 13th century monastery carved out of the rock by Christian monks.

Stop at Yaprakhisar Panorama for a great photo opporturnity of Selime Monastery featured in the ‘Star Wars’ films.

(6 pm) This evening you will be transferred to the Cappadocia airport for your return flight to Istanbul.

Reviews (3)

3 reviews for 2-Day Cappadocia with Cave Suite Hotel from Istanbul

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Julianne

    Amazing! This was the highlight of our trip to Cappadocia. Great itinerary, cave hotel were very comfiortable, buffet breakfast and buffet lunch were excellent. Deniz, our tour guide was entertaining and insightful with his history knowledge of Cappadocia. Fully recommend.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Henry

    I would definitely recommend this tour to all explorers. The tour guide had a wide knowledge about the history of the area and was able to make sure everyone in our small group is satisfied at the end of the day.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    STEPHEN

    I recommend this tour to everyone who would like to visit the Cappadocia. Perfectly planned and organised. Great cave hotel.

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