Welcome to Mustafapaşa


You enter Mustafapaşa at an enlarged intersection, the Sinasos Meydanı, where a signboard indicating the whereabouts of the local rock-cut churches is located. Follow the road downhill and you'll come to Cumhuriyet Meydanı, the centre of the village, which sports the ubiquitous bust of Atatürk and several tea houses.


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$62 Day Trips & Excursions

ALL INCLUSIVE PRIVATE SECRETS OF CAPPADOCIA TOUR

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Soganli Valley, Kayseri, Kayseri ProvinceMeet our guide and driver at the lobby of the hotel. Our first stop is Soganli valley which is out of track in Cappadocia. Hiking along the canyon , we visit some rock carved churches with frescoes. Meeting the local ladies in the middle of the old village who are selling the baby dolls and sipping some tea at the local tea shop will be delight. Then we will head on to Sobessos excavation site which is a late Roman city located in Cappadocia. Walking around the excavation site will be privilige. We will visit the monastery of Keslik before lunch. The monastery which had been inhabited by a Turkish family for years is still used by them as a graden where they grow their crops. Here we have lunch at a local home run restaurant in Mustafapasa known as Sinassos formerly. Then we will head onto Red Valley to hike for 5 km. This moon looking valley will take your breath away with its secret churches and unbelievable nature. Folowing the hike, we will drive back to the hotel.

$1200 Day Trips & Excursions

ALL INCLUSIVE PRIVATE 7 DAYS ISTANBUL, CAPPADOCIA & EPHESUS TOUR

ItineraryDay 1: ISTANBULPass By: Ataturk Airports Transfer Service, IstanbulArrive at Istanbul airport, meet our driver at the exit gate who is holding a board that your name is written. Transfer you to your hotel in the old district. Overnight in Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in Sultanahmet area.Day 2: ISTANBULPass By: Topkapi Palace, IstanbulYour guide will meet you and a short walk takes you to the Blue Mosque which was completed in 1616. Our next stop will be the Topkapi Palace, more than just a palace, it is an assemblage of museums containing collections amassed by the Sultans for almost five centuries. Next, we walk through the old cobbled streets down Spice Market. We end the tour with a visit to the greatest Bazaar of them all, the Grand Bazaar, one of the most extraordinary shopping experiences in the world. Overnight in Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in Sultanahmet area.Day 3: ISTANBULPass By: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), IstanbulOn our last day in Istanbul takes us to a number of Byzantine Relics. We first stroll to the great square which was once the Byzantine Hippodrome. Now it is a great park-like area surrounded by the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Underground Cistern. Next, we visit the Hagia Sophia, the most important Byzantine building in the world. After lunch at a local restaurant, we take a short drive to The Chora Church to see the climax of Byzantine Mosaic Art. We end the tour with a leisurely breakfast and take a short drive to the shores of the Bosphorus to visit the Dolmabahce Palace. Then we get on board at Kabatas Pier for a 2 hour private cruise of the Bosphorus. We take the evening flight to Cappadocia then we take an hour’s transfer to our hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia.Day 4: CAPPADOCIAPass By: Museu a Ceu Aberto de Goreme, Goreme, CappadociaOur first real encounter with Cappadocia’s almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley, where the rock formations are amazing. A walk through the Zelve Open Air Museum is a journey into the past, with its troglodyte houses. This is one of the earliest inhabited and latest abandoned monastic settlements in Cappadocia. After Zelve we visit Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys”, where the voice of the wind harmonizes with the songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos, a centre of terracotta art since 2,000 BC, for a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. After lunch in Avanos, we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. These are found in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings dating from as early as the 10th century. We complete the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle, giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia.Day 5: CAPPADOCIAPass By: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu, CappadociaOur first stop is the Soganli Valley, an open air museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style rock-cut churches and frescoes. After this, we drive to Mustafapasa for lunch. After lunch in Mustafapasa at an old Greek house hosted by a local family, we descend towards the centre of the earth, with a trip to the Underground City of Kaymakli, one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. We will transfer you back to the airport to take the flight to Izmir. Arrival at Izmir airport, meet our driver and transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in Kusadasi.Day 6: EPHESUSPass By: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastWe start early in the morning to beat the crowds and first drive to the Virgin Mary”s House; afterwards, we visit Ephesus which was founded in the eleventh century BC by the Ionians. Strolling through the streets of Ephesus, we see the Fountain of Traian, the temple of Hadrian and the Library of Celsus to name a few. We also visit the Terrace Houses: A number of living units where the rich and the dignitary of Ephesus with the most beautiful ground mosaics, frescoes, terra cotta pipelines and private baths. Later in the afternoon we will visit St John”s Basilica, believed to be the tomb of the Apostle John, Christ”s beloved disciple. From the basilica, we will be able to look down on the remains of the temple of Artemis. We end the day with our visit to the Isa Bey Mosque, then we head on to Kusadasi for a well-earned rest. Overnight in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in Kusadasi.Day 7: EPHESUSPass By: Miletus, Didim, Turkish Aegean CoastAfter breakfast, we drive first to Prienne, formerly a leading member of the Panionic League. As we drive further South, we visit Miletus and then arrive at Didyma, where we have lunch at a local restaurant, circumstances permitting, across the road from the temple. As the historian Pausanias wrote; “The sanctuary of Apollo at Didymoi, and the oracle there are more ancient than the Ionian settlement.” We will transfer you back to the airport and you will take the flight to Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$1990 Day Trips & Excursions

ALL INCLUSIVE PRIVATE 9 DAYS ISTANBUL, CAPPADOCIA, EPHESUS & PAMUKKALE TOUR

ItineraryDay 1: ISTANBULPass By: Historic Areas of Istanbul, IstanbulArrive at Istanbul airport, meet our driver at the exit gate who is holding a board that your name is written. Transfer you to your hotel in the old district. Overnight in Istanbul.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in Sultanahmet area.Day 2: ISTANBULPass By: Topkapi Palace, IstanbulYour guide will meet you and a short walk takes you to the Blue Mosque which was completed in 1616. Our next stop will be the Topkapi Palace, more than just a palace, it is an assemblage of museums containing collections amassed by the Sultans for almost five centuries. Next we walk through the old cobbled streets down Spice Market. We end the tour with a visit to the greatest Bazaar of them all, the Grand Bazaar, one of the most extraordinary shopping experiences in the world. Overnight in Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in Sultanahmet area.Day 3: ISTANBUL - CAPPADOCIAPass By: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), IstanbulOn our last day in Istanbul takes us to a number of Byzantine Relics. We first stroll to the great square which was once the Byzantine Hippodrome. Now it is a great park like area surrounded by the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, and the Underground Cistern. Next we visit the Hagia Sophia, the most important Byzantine building in the world. After lunch at a local restaurant we take a short drive to The Chora Church to see the climax of Byzantine Mosaic Art. We end the tour witha leisurely breakfast and take a short drive to the shores of the Bosphorus to visit the Dolmabahce Palace. Then we get on board at Kabatas Pier for a 2 hour private cruise of the Bosphorus. We take the evening flight to Cappadocia then we take an hour’s transfer to our hotel in Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in CappadociaDay 4: CAPPADOCIAPass By: Goreme National Park, Goreme, CappadociaOur first real encounter with Cappadocia’s almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley, where the rock formations are amazing. A walk through the Zelve Open Air Museum is a journey into the past, with its troglodyte houses. This is one of the earliest inhabited and latest abandoned monastic settlements in Cappadocia. After Zelve we visit Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys”, where the voice of the wind harmonizes with the songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos, a centre of terracotta art since 2,000 BC, for a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. After lunch in Avanos, we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. These are found in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings dating from as early as the 10th century. We complete the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle, giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in Cappadocia.Day 5: CAPPADOCIA - KUSADASIPass By: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu, CappadociaOur first stop is the Soganli Valley, an open air museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style rock-cut churches and frescoes. After this, we drive to Mustafapasa for lunch.. After lunch in Mustafapasa at an old Greek house hosted by a local family, we descend towards the centre of the earth, with a trip to the Underground City of Kaymakli, one of the largest and deepest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. We will transfer you back to the airport to take the flight to Izmir. Arrival at Izmir airport, meet our driver and transfer to Kusadasi. Overnight in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in KusadasiDay 6: KUSADASIPass By: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkish Aegean CoastWe start early in the morning to beat the crowds and first drive to the Virgin Mary”s House; afterwards, we visit Ephesus which was founded in the eleventh century BC by the Ionians. Strolling through the streets of Ephesus, we see the Fountain of Traian, the temple of Hadrian and the Library of Celsus to name a few. We also visit the Terrace Houses: A number of living units where the rich and the dignitary of Ephesus with the most beautiful ground mosaics, frescoes, terra cotta pipe lines and private baths. Later in the afternoon we will visit St John”s Basilica, believed to be the tomb of the Apostle John, Christ”s beloved disciple. From the basilica, we will be able to look down on the remains of the temple of Artemis. We end the day with our visit to the Isa Bey Mosque, then we head on to Kusadasi for a well-earned rest. Overnight in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in KusadasiDay 7: KUSADASIPass By: Miletus, Didim, Turkish Aegean CoastAfter breakfast, we drive first to Prienne, formerly a leading member of the Panionic League. As we drive further South, we visit Miletus and then arrive at Didyma, where we have lunch at a local restaurant, circumstances permitting, across the road from the temple. As the historian Pausanias wrote; “The sanctuary of Apollo at Didymoi, and the oracle there are more ancient than the Ionian settlement.” Overnight in Kusadasi.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in KusadasiDay 8: PAMUKKALEPass By: Pamukkale Natural Park, PamukkaleAs we check out, we drive to Pamukkale giving an en route visit to Aphrodisias, which was the city dedicated to the cult of Aphrodite. As we visit the Sculptor”s Museum in Aphrodisias, we have lunch at a local restaurant. We visit Hierapolis on arrival, then have time to stroll over the calcareous terraces of Pamukkale, or to enjoy the thermal facilities. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: HB accommodation at a 5 stars hotel in PamukkaleDay 9: PAMUKKALE - ISTANBULPass By: Pamukkale Natural Park, PamukkaleWe will transfer you to the Denizli airport and take the flight back to Istanbul.No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$530 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

ALL INCLUSIVE PRIVATE 5 DAYS ISTANBUL & CAPPADOCIA TOUR

ItineraryDay 1: CAPPADOCİAPass By: Ataturk Airports Transfer Service, IstanbulArrival at Istanbul airport, take the next flight to Kayseri or Nevsehir where we have 2 main airports of Cappadocia. Arrival at the airport in Cappadocia, meet our driver at the exit gate and transfer to your cave hotel. Our driver will be at the exit gate with a board that your name is written. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in CappadociaDay 2: CAPPADOCIAPass By: Devrent Valley, CappadociaHot air balloon flight is available this morning. Meet our guide and driver at the lobby of the hotel in the morning and start exploring the natural and historical beauties of this extraordinary region. Walking along the Dervent Valley and Fairy Chimneys and enjoying the handicrafts. Following the lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit UNESCO site of the day; Goreme Open air museum. The frescoes on the walls of the churches and chapels are in perfect condition. We will end the day with a visit to Panoramic view over Goreme. Overnight in Cappadocia.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in CappadociaDay 3: CAPPADOCIAPass By: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu, CappadociaToday we will visit the UNESCO site of the day first; Underground city of Kaymakli is the widest one in Cappadocia. We will visit 5 floors of it and enjoy the different architectural style. Then we will head on to Pigeon valley to enjoy the breathtaking view of it. Following the lunch at a local restaurant, we will hike in one of the most amazing valleys of Cappadocia; Red Valley. The moon surface and the hidden treasures of it will be a good final of Cappadocia trip. We will transfer you back to the airport and you will take the flight back to Istanbul. Meet our driver at the exit gate and transfer to your hotel in the old district. Overnight in Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a luxury cave hotel in CappadociaDay 4: ISTANBULPass By: Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), IstanbulMeet our guide at the hotel lobby and start walking around the old district. We will start our day with a visit to Hippodrome and the Blue Mosque next to it. We will visit Hagia Sophia and have lunch at a local restaurant. Right after we visit the World famous Topkapi Palace, we will end the day at Grand Bazaar. Overnight in Istanbul.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in SultanahmetDay 5: ISTANBULPass By: Dolmabahce Palace, IstanbulDAY 5On our last day in Istanbul, we check out after a leisurely breakfast and take a short drive to the shores of the Bosphorus to visit the Dolmabahce Palace. Overlooking the Bosphorus, its beauty is incomparable with 14 tons of pure gold used for its interior decoration, its priceless paintings, furniture, and a rich collection of Bohemian crystal in addition to its famous Harem section. Then we get on board at Kabatas Pier for a 2 hour private cruise of the Bosphorus. After lunch at a local restaurant, we are transferred to Istanbul Airport for international flight.Meals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Accommodation at a special boutique hotel in Sultanahmet

$55 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Cappadocia Blue Tour

Meet our guide and driver at the lobby of the hotel. Our first stop is Soganli valley which is out of track in Cappadocia. Hiking along the canyon , we visit some rock carved churches with frescoes. Meeting the local ladies in the middle of the old village who are selling the baby dolls and sipping some tea at the local tea shop will be delight. Then we will head on to Sobessos excavation site which is a late Roman city located in Cappadocia. Walking around the excavation site will be privilige. We will visit the monastery of Keslik before lunch. The monastery which had been inhabited by a Turkish family for years is still used by them as a graden where they grow their crops. Here we have lunch at a local home run restaurant in Mustafapasa known as Sinassos formerly. Then we will head onto Red Valley to hike for 5 km. This moon looking valley will take your breath away with its secret churches and unbelievable nature. Folowing the hike, we will drive back to the hotel.

$250 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Classical Cappadocia

• Day 1:  Meet our driver and guide at Kayseri / Nevsehir airport. Our guide will be holding a board on which your name is written. We will first drive to Soganli valley, which is gem in Cappadocia not known by the bus tours. Enjoying our hike over there at non spoiled part and visiting the little rock carved churches , primitive dwellings and small Anatolian village will be a privilige. Follwoing the visit of the Sobesos Excavation site, we have lunch at a local home run by a family in the town of Mustafapasa which used to be called as Sinassos as a Greek town. After lunch we will drive to your hotel and have the check in. Overnight in Cappadocia. • Day 2:Hot Air ballooning with sunrise (extra),Following the meeting with our guide and driver at the reception, we start the day with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; visit to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. We head on to Avanos Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Following the lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Overnight in Cappadocia • Day 3: This is the day of check out. Make sure that you have your bags in the morning with you. Our guide and driver will meet you at the lobby of the hotel and  we will start driving south of Cappadocia to the town of Kaymakli where we have the UNESCO site called Kaymakli underground city. Kaymakli is one of the widest of the other underground cities in Cappadocia. We wisit 5 floors of it and continue to our way by driving the scenic Anatolian plain to see the farms, fields and the small villages. En route, we stop by Nar Creater Lake for a photo break. Arrival to canyon, we hike around 3.8 km along the stream of Melendiz and the beatiful nature. Having lunch by the river will be the reward of the hike and we will drive to the end of the canyon for another photo option. En route, we will stop by Sarihan Caravanserai to visit that 13th century residence for the merchants and their camels. We wil transfer you back to the airport for your evening flight back to Istanbul