CAPPADOCIA TOURS

CAPPADOCIA TOUR 2 DAYS

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HIGHLIGHTS: Goreme Open Air Museum • Devrent Valley • Pasabag (Monk's Valley) • Avanos • Uchisar • Cavusin Village • Kaymakli Underground City • Pigeons Valley • Red Valley • Gulludere Valley • Ortahisar

Low Season:  119 Euro per person (November to March)
High Season:  130 Euro per person (April to October / New Year)

Included: One way overnight public bus ticket, 2 days Cappadocia tour, 1 night accommodation, 1 lunch, entrance fees, all local transportations, professional guides

Excluded: Drinks at lunch, return bus ticket, personal expenses

We also offer flight option instead of overnight bus in the same itinerary. Please check: Cappadocia Tour 2 Days by Flight.

DEPARTURE FROM ISTANBUL: Shuttle from Sultanahmet around 18:30 to the bus station where you will get the overnight public bus from Istanbul to Cappadocia. The road takes about 12 hours.

DAY 1 - DEVRENT VALLEY - MONK'S VALLEY - AVANOS - GOREME - UCHISAR CASTLE (L)
Pick up from the bus station or your hotel around 09:15. First, we will visit Devrent Valley to see the animals shaped fairy-chimneys. After that, we will drive to Pasabag (Monk's Valley) to see the most interesting mushroom-shaped pinnacles. Avanos is our next stop where you can watch the potters at work using kick wheels. In the afternoon, we will continue to the beautiful open air museum at Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. We finish our tour visiting the natural castle at Uchisar. Return to your hotel around 17:00.


Accommodation in Cappadocia

DAY 2 - RED VALLEY - GULLUDERE VALLEY - CAVUSIN VILLAGE - PIGEONS VALLEY - KAYMAKLI UNDERGROUND CITY - ORTAHISAR CASTLE (B, L)
Pick up from your hotel around 09:15. We will start visiting Red Valley and explore the famous rock-cut churches by walking 5 km through the Gulludere Valley till Cavusin Village. This village is famous for the houses and churches of the Christian clergymen. After lunch, we will continue to Pigeons Valley and then drive to Kaymakli underground city, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back, visit the natural castles at Ortahisar. The tour finishes around 16:30.

One of the before mentioned tours can be replaced with Derinkuyu and Ihlara Valley Tour upon your request.

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We can arrange return bus or flight tickets from Cappadocia to any other cities in Turkey (please contact us).

NOTES
* If you would like to accommodate in a cave room, extra cost will be 15 Euro extra per person per night.
* Single supplement is total 20 Euro for the package.
* Hotel is based on bed and breakfast. Check in time is 14:00 and check out time is 11:00.
All tours are regular. Please contact us for private tour options.
* You can make any change on the programme.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES
Balloon Tour in Cappadocia with the cost of 110 Euro per person
Turkish night with dinner in Cappadocia with the cost of 49 Euro per person
Whirling Dervishes show in Cappadocia with the cost of 29 Euro per person
Alternative tours in Cappadocia such as horse riding, ATV, Jeep Safari, Cycling, and Jeep Safari

Devrent Valley is one of the few untouched area of Cappadocia. This valley is only shaped by erosion. Another name of the valley is Imaginary Valley or Pink Valley. Because this valley has the animals shaped chimney, you can see hares, camels, snakes, seals, dolphins, gazelles... may be others.
Pasabag (Monk's Valley) has the most beautiful fairy-chimneys in Cappadocia, which are more than 10 meters high and have double or triple rock caps.
Avanos is located on the banks of Kizilirmak River. This town is famous for potteries who use Kizilirmak's red clay. During your visit, you can make your own potter after a short lesson :)
Goreme is located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations. There are the most beautiful rock cut churches (belong to the 11th - 12th - 13th centuries - with frescoes) in Goreme Valley which itself has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1984. 
Uchisar Castle is the highest point of the Cappadocia Region. That is a perfect opportunity to observe a panoramic view of the landscape.
Red Valley is located between Goreme and Cavusin Village and it is a popular hiking route in Cappadocia. You can see some cave churches and pigeon houses there.
Kaymakli Underground City has ten levels, several chapels, warehouses, stables, and also a ventilation duct. This city was began to excavate by Hittites.
Ortahisar Castle is located in the middle of the Cappadocia area which was used as a fortress in Byzantine times.