Highlights of Cappadocia

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in Avanos

Tour description provided by Viator

With this customized itinerary you will experience "2 in 1 " in same package. Discover Cappadocia and Explore the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
Discover Cappadocia with our local tour guide..After breakfast our full day tour will starti the guide will meet you at your hotel.Esentepe which is the best panoramic view point of Cappadocia.  After a short brief by guide tour will go on to the Kaymakli Underground City, The city was used in the Byzantine era, for protection from Muslim Arabs during the Arab–Byzantine wars (780-1180). The city was connected with Derinkuyu underground city through miles of tunnels. Some artifacts discovered in these underground settlements belong to the Middle Byzantine Period, between the 5th and the 10th centuries A.D. These cities continued to be used by the Christian inhabitants as protection from the Mongolian incursions of Timur in the 14th century After this visit we will drive to Uchisar Castle, natural rock hill which has been used as a Fortress during Roman periods, cave and pigeon houses carved in and around the hill look most interesting. After Uchisar castle tour will go on to the Goreme Open Air Museum. The world’s most significant  Byzantine cave churches are found in these once remote valleys where monks and nuns pursued monastic life from the 3rd century on.  You will marvel at  the best preserved Byzantine cave wall paintings and frescos from the Iconoclastic period through to the end of Seljuk rule Icons with scenes from the Old Testament and the New Testament above portraits of Church Fathers and saints depict the structure of the Byzantine universe. next stop is a local restaurant for lunch in Avanos town In Avanos the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak  (Red River) named due to red clay deposits.  Here you will see potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations.Continue to Monks valley  where you can find some Churches and Monks Cells. . Last stop will be the Urgup town for famous “Fairy Chimneys” After our tour ends we will transfer you to your hotel back.

What’s included

  • A/C Private VehiclePick up and drop off to local HotelsProfessional Tour GuideEntrance fees to MuseumsLunch in a Local RestaurantAll TaxesPrivate tour

What’s not included

  • Personal Expenses TipsDrinks

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Excellent value for money
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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