Tour Style Private Tour
Day 1: Meet our guide and driver at the exit gate of Kayseri airport in the evening. Transfer and arrival to your boutique cave hotel in Urgup where your honeymoon suite is waiting for you. The champagne is chilled and the jacuzzi is ready for a relaxing romantic evening. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Urgup.
Day 2: Late in the morning, meet our guide & driver and drive out to Devrent, Imagination Valley, to discover the lunar landscape of Cappadocia. We see the narrow roads of Zelve which is one of the first inhabited and last abandoned cave villages of Cappadocia. We visit the fairy chimneys in Pasabag just before the lunch in Avanos at a local restaurant. After lunch, we head on to the horse farm by the Red River and spend some time over there. We drive back to our hotel and rest till the sunset time. We watch the spectacular sunset from the top of Uchisar castle with a bottle of Cappadocia wine. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 3: Take a Optional hot air balloon flight over Cappadocia in the early morning. Meet our guide & driver in the afternoon and head on to Mustafapasa for lunch. We have lunch at an old Greek House remaining from 19th century and hosted by a Turkish family where the women of the family will cook a delicious meal for you. After lunch, we visit the world-famous Open Air Museum at Goreme. The Christian and Byzantine art on the walls of the rock carved churches and chapels amaze all the visitors. We end the day on the crest of a hill above Goreme where we have a spectacular panoramic view of Cappadocia. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 4: After breakfast, we drive out to the Red Valley. Hiking in the valley make the visitors feel like they are walking on the surface of moon. Such a unique atmosphere and a pleasant walk. We drive back to Urgup and enjoy the Hamam. After lunch at a very elegant local restaurant, we stroll through the streets of Urgup. In the afternoon, we drive back to Kayseri Airport and take the flight to Istanbul.
What is included
. Aırport Transfers
4 days private tours & transfers in Cappadocia
• A/C minivan with driver during the tours & transfers
• Professional licensed guide
• 3 nights BB accommodation at a cave hotel
• Domestic flight tickets (Istanbul / Kayseri / Istanbul)
• All admission fees to the museums and sights
What is not included
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional tours
Highly Recommended in Cappadocia :
- Hot-Air Balloon Watching Photo Tour by Taxi: 40 Euros per person (no child reduction)
- Whirling Dervishes Show: 40 Euros per person
- Turkish Night (traditional folk dances, belly dancers, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, 3-course meal, transfer to and from your hotel): 60 Euros per person
- Turkish Baths (Hamam): 40 Euros per person
- Horseriding: 30 Euros per person (1 hour)
- ATV / Quad: 30 Euros (1 hour)
Traditional Arts and Crafts in Turkey - Gifts and Souvenirs from Turkey:
Turkey has a rich history of authentic traditional handicrafts. Most famous Turkish items come from Cappadocia and goods were handmade here and transported along the Silk Road to Istanbul and the coastal areas.
Carpets and kilims: Carpets and kilims from Central Anatolia are world-famous. In Cappadocia, carpets are still handmade on authentic looms using natural dyes for the wool. You can see a free demonstration to see these age-old techniques still in use today.
Ceramic and pottery: Cappadocia has been famous since Hittite times for the beautiful and unique pottery and ceramics. Today, the best of the traditional ceramics and tiles on sale in Istanbul and other major cities are made in Avanos, Cappadocia.
Onyx and semi-precious stones: In Turkey, Cappadocia has the onyx mines where the highest quality onyx is found. Local artisans are experts at making items of jewellery made with precious and semi-precious stones, silver, and 22 and 24 carat gold.
Leather goods: Turkey is one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of leather goods. You can find a wide range of quality leather goods in Uchisar, Cappadocia.
Spices: Istanbul Spice Market, once the largest spice trading venue of the medieval world, with its abundant stalls still featuring piles of edible exotics is a definite highlight for anyone exploring Istanbul.