This tour allows you to see highlights of Cappadocia in a short of time and most importantly – will leave pleasant impressions and memories of the trip for life.
Marvel at the magical fairy chimneys, admire the red clay pottery of Avanos, Discover the rock-cut churches of the Göreme Open Air Museum and visit the beautiful valleys of Cappadocia.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul early in the morning and will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Upon arrival in Cappadocia airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to our Cappadocia office where you will meet your professional tour guide and other tour members to begin your full-day tour of Cappadocia.
Your guide will tell you information about the region and details of each place that you visit; they will also be happy to answer any questions you may have.
The tour will begin with a drive, high above Cappadocia to Uçhisar Castle for a wonderful view of the whole region. The second stop is at the Göreme Open-Air Museum where the best-preserved and documented ancient churches are waiting for you to explore. Then you will go to the Old Greek Village of Çavuşin, to see the Greek houses dating back to the 5th century.
Lunch will be taken in Avanos, the town on the Kızılırmak River (Red River) where pottery making as a local craft dates back perhaps 5000 years. You can even have a go on the potter’s wheel yourself to see if it would be a good career move for you!
The tour continues with a walk around Paşabağ where the unique fairy chimneys abound and you will see that some have more than one head. You will see the famous ‘Family’ of fairy chimneys, the symbols of Cappadocia and the Devrent Valley, known as Imagination Valley which contains many animal shaped rocks – how many can you spot?
Ürgüp is the last stop of the tour where you may get the chance to sample some local wine see the famous fairy chimneys which symbol of Cappadocia.
After the tour, we will return transfer you back to the airport for your return flight to Istanbul with full of happy memories from your day.
Upon your arrival in Istanbul Airport, we will greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Istanbul.
*This tour can be booked at least 2 days before date of departure. If you wish to book this tour less than 2 days to departure, please contact us.
*We provide pick up from Sultanahmet, Sirkeci, Laleli, Aksaray and Taksim hotels in Istanbul. Pick up from anywhere outside these areas may incur an extra charge.
* Your guide may alter the schedule to take into account weather, tourist traffic or other considerations but you will visit all the points listed.
*The tour can be arranged with Spanish, Russian, Korean or Chinese speaking guides at an extra charge.
* 30% deposit is required at the time of booking. Balance is required in cash same day of the tour.
* If you wish to pay the balance by card/bank transfer, there will be an extra 10% fee of the outstanding payment amount.
* If you would like to cancel your booking, you may do and receive full refund 7 days before tour starts. If cancelled later, total cost will be charged as cancellation fee.