Turkey Package tour – 3 days Cappadocia Pamukkale trip from Istanbul
Day 1: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*L)
Early morning pick up from your hotel to take a flight from Istanbul (Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen) airport to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to flight desk according to your flight time as you have already an electronic ticket. On your arrival, your driver will welcome you at the exit gate with your names written on a board. You will arrive to our local office in Cappadocia and meet your guide and after picking other people from their hotels as well you will start your tour. You will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia. You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration. On the way back to your hotel, you will get into Love Valley which offers a magnificent view. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Dervish Cave House or Historical Goreme House
Day 2: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-09:45am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose Valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to taste delicious Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour transfer back to agency and you will transferred to bus station and take an overnight public bus to Pamukkale (10 h drive)
Day 3: Pamukkale tour and fly back to Istanbul(*L)
Early pick up from bus station of Pamukkale and transfer to hotel for couple of hours day room rest. Then you will be transferred to join the Pamukkale tour. Pamukkale is a natural site contains hot springs and travertine, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water with its temperate climate for most of the year. We will also visit the ancient city Hierapolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The hot springs there have been used as a spa since the 2nd century BC, and people came to soothe their ailments, with many of them retiring or dying here. The large Necropolis is filled with sarcophagi, including the Sarcophagus of Marcus Aurelius. You will have also the chance to swim in Cleopatra Swimming Pool. You will have your lunch during the excursion. At the end of the day transfer to airport and take a fly back to Istanbul and transfer to hotel.
Prices are per person in double-twin or triple shared room. Single traveler should pay 20 % extra for this trip. Flights might be from Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen airport. Due to weather conditions if your balloon tour is cancelled you will be totally reimbursed.
Cappadocia has a continental climate, so summers are dry and hot, so you will need sun cream and hydrating creams for your skin. Hat and light clothes are preferable. Winters are cold and snowy, so you will need very warm clothes and winter boots, gloves and beret. Springs are slight hot but nights are always fresh, do not forget to bring your light jackets. Autumns are tenderly hot but might be rainy like springs, better to have umbrella. On your tours always wear comfortable shoes as it has a rocky surface.
- All airport transfers
- Domestic flight ticktets
- Bus ticket from Cappadocia to Pamukkale
- Day tours with entrance fees and Lunch
- Professional English speaking guide
- All taxes
- Dinner and drinks
- Tip to guide or driver (Not obligation)
Nov 1 rst to March 31
Per person 375 USD with credit card and 350 USD with cash payment
April 1 rst to Oct 31
Per person 399 USD with credit card and 380 USD for cash payment
Hot air balloon tour available with this itinerary
Winter season PP 100 USD Summer season PP 120
How to book tour: 25% percent of the total amount is required for reservation and rest of the amount will be charged after you arrive in Istanbul. The deposit payment can be done by credit card or by bank transfer.To be able to get the discounted price shown in our website, the balance (75%) of the total amount needed to be paid cash upon your arrival. Please click the BOOK NOW button and fill out the form and send us for to book the tour you chose. It is a rapid SSL Secure Payment Form. For paying the deposit by bank transfer, please contact us for our bank information.
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