Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour 3 Days
Istanbul to Cappadocia and Pamukkale Turkey Tour Itinerary
1st Day-Flight to Cappadocia/Tour of North Cappadocia
However you are on a vacation we are sorry to say that you need to wake up early in the morning and transfered to airport at 04h30 in the morning. But we ensure you this will be worth it! During this trip the more you visit Turkey the more you believe you should come again and again every year to explore more to our country of fascinating contrasts. Our driver will drop you off at the entrance of the terminal as parking is not allowed in the area. You can continue and pass through the security point and following this procedure, make your check-in for the flight to Cappadocia with your passports. During this 1h20 minutes flight you will be treated a complimentary breakfast box and beverages. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, our local team will meet you in the airport on your name and transfer to the region. If time permits we will unload our bags to our cave hotel which is set down in the heart of the Goreme Town. Departure for the 1st day excursion at 09h30 with our guide in small group and visit Devrent Valley, Monks Valley, Avanos(Vanessa), Pottery Workshop for enjoying demonstration by a craftsman on a Hittite style kick wheel. Lunch will served in a local Turkish Restaurant. Continue to Goreme Open Air Musem. Finalising our day back in your hotel in Goreme.
Meals: Inflight box Breakfast & Lunch
2nd Day-Tour of South Cappadocia – Balloon Tour in Cappadocia (Breakfast,Lunch)
To make the most of your stay, every morning at dawn balloons are flying over Cappadocia. You can join an optional Hot Air Balloon Tour in Cappadocia that enables you to admire sites and mushroom shaped chimneys of Cappadocia with stunning panorama of the Goreme, Uchisar, Avanos and surrounding area with bird’s eye view. Return will be around 07h30 back to our hotel depending on the seasonal time change and we will have enough time to have a quick shower and breakfast before you kick off for your second day trip. You can pack up your luggages and leave them in the reception.Departure from the hotel and start our day trip with a 3 km hiking in red valley. You would leave no stone unturned on this journey through Cappadocia.During this slow hiking you will have a chance to see many hidden cave dwellings and natural formations while ending up our trail in Cavusin Village where you can picture the oldest church in the region dedicated to St.John. Lunch in a local restaurant and continue paying a visit to underground city of Kaymakli which is considered as the architectural masterpieces of Hittite people dug in the ground almost 3000 years ago. We will see their ventilation shafts, round stone doors for protection from enemy attacks, winery and much more. Photo and Tea break in panoramic point over pigeon valley. Returning our hotels and pick up our luggages and continue to bus terminal to spend the night on a bus journey with reclining seats and unlimited complimentary snacks and beverages onboard until Pamukkale.
Note: We in principle prefer not to organise land journey more than 2-3 hours to avoid unnecessary time consuming and tiredness of our guests but there are some mandatory exceptions such as Cappadocia to Pamukkale due to lack of direct flights in between.
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch
3th Day-Pamukkale Hierapolis and Necropolis Tour-Flight to Istanbul
Arrival in Denizli bus terminal early in the morning after a night journey and our local team will transfer you to hotel where you can have a quick nap, shower and a nice breakfast before you start off another day full of fun and history at about 10:30. You will commence the tour of Pamukkale and Hierapolis from the top of the mountain. This remarkably well-kept remains of Greek-Roman era with full of supreme combination of human-made structures and natural wonders. Its strictly forbidden to walk with your shoes or slippers to avoid damage over this delicate white deposits but this is a really good thing as you let this surface message your soles while walking its warm healing waters grazing your toes. If you are not willing to swim, you can simply rollup your pants but its recommended to wear your swim suits to splash its mineral waters during your hiking and you may also succumb to your childlike instincts and jump to these natural infinity pools to the best of your ability. Your guide will give you some free time to linger on these White terraces made of limestone deposites and take some pictures for making your family and friends jealous.
The original Hellenistic constructions had been devastated by earthquakes in the first century so majority of the historical artifacts we will visit today are from the Roman era. The antique pool of Cleopatra(additional cost applies) offers us a rare opportunity to swim in warm healing water amongst the collapsed marble columns of Apollo (divine founder of the city) Temple which was toppled into the water after many successive earthquakes. At the end of the day, transfer to airport and flight to Istanbul. End of our services.
Meals:Breakfast & Lunch
Price:495 USD per person in double or triple room and 200 USD per person for balloon tour
What is Included?
✓ Roundtrip Flight Tickets in Economy Class with 15 kgs luggage allowance
✓ Hotel Accommodation in double or triple room with breakfast (Kelebek Hotel, Imperial Cave Hotel, Hera Cave Suites, Artemis Cave Hotel)
✓ 3 Full Day Excursions with English Speaking Guide
✓ Entrance fees to the Museums, Local Transportation in Luxury Vehicles
✓ 3 Lunch during excursions-Drinks are additional cost
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