2-Day Cappadocia Tour with Cave Suite Hotel from Istanbul

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Cappadocia 2 full day tour with overnight in Cave Hotel and flight package departs from Istanbul. Along with a professional tour guide, you will visit historic sites in Cappadocia such as Red and Rose Valley, Esentepe, Great Pigeon House, Avanos, Kaymakli Underground City, Dervent Valley, Pasbag, the Goreme Open-Air Museum and Uchisar Rock Castle. Also including transportation and museums fees. And optional: Cappadocia pre-sunrise hot air balloon tour.
Day 1: 5.15 am Pickup from your Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport. You will receive your PNR code after reservation.You will be met at the Kayseri airport (Cappadocia) 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 (Venessa) the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak/Red River. The river gets its name from the red clay it deposits.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, (16.30 pm) Transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Mithra Cave Hotel. Day 2: (Optional: Pre-sunrise Cappadocia hot air balloon tour – Hotel pickup 4.45am – Dropoff 6.15am) Blue tour:After pickup from your hotel at 9.45am, hike along the Red and Rose Valley, the most breathtakingly and mysteriously beautiful valleys in the region. Conclude your hike at the Cavusin Cave Village. Marvel at the rock castle and troglodyte dwellings where people lived until the 20th century. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant.Descend towards the center of the earth with a trip to the Underground City of Kaymakli, one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. Discover this underground city and its stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, and wineries.Visit the Pigeon Valley. See spectacular view of dovecotes (pigeon or dove houses), old abandoned cave homes and old Greek houses of Uchisar and Ortshisar Castle, the biggest mass of fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.  18.00 pm. Finish your package with a transfer to the airport or You can stay in the Hotel.

What’s included

  • One-way flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia (Kayseri) airport
  • Istanbul Hotel – Airport transfer – 1 way
  • Cappadocia Hotel – Kayseri airport transfers – Round Trip
  • All Cappadocia hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast (1 Day)
  • Lunch (2 Day)
  • Overnight accommodation (Cave Hotel)
  • Small-group Red Cappadocia tour (Full-Day)
  • Small-group Blue Cappadocia tour (Full-Day)
  • Professional art historian guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Optional: Pre-sunrise hot air balloon tour
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

What’s not included

  • Dinner

Itinerary

Day 1:  5.15 am Pickup from your Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul airport. You will receive your PNR code after reservation. You will be met at the Kayseri airport (Cappadocia) 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 (Venessa) the pottery centre of Cappadocia, this village is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak/Red River. The river gets its name from the red clay it deposits. 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, (16.30 pm) Transfer to your hotel and overnight stay in Mithra Cave Hotel. 
Day 2: (Optional: Pre-sunrise Cappadocia hot air balloon tour – Hotel pickup 4.45am – Dropoff 6.15am) Blue tour: After pickup from your hotel at 9.45am, hike along the Red and Rose Valley, the most breathtakingly and mysteriously beautiful valleys in the region. Conclude your hike at the Cavusin Cave Village. Marvel at the rock castle and troglodyte dwellings where people lived until the 20th century. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant. Descend towards the center of the earth with a trip to the Underground City of Kaymakli, one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. Discover this underground city and its stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, and wineries. Visit the Pigeon Valley. See spectacular view of dovecotes (pigeon or dove houses), old abandoned cave homes and old Greek houses of Uchisar and Ortshisar Castle, the biggest mass of fairy chimneys in Cappadocia.  18.00 pm. Finish your package with a transfer to the airport or You can stay in the Hotel.
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