Cappadocia Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 572

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Day 1: Istanbul

Welcome to Turkey! Upon arrival we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel for the night.

Day 2: Istanbul - Cappadocia

This morning you can catch an early flight to Kayseri. Here we visit the Devrent Valley where various types of fairy chimneys are abundant. We will walk through this amazing valley. Thereafter visit Pasabagi with multiple stems and caps, peculiar to this area. After visiting Pasabagi, drive to Avanos which is known for the pottery, a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay which is worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak river, the longest river of Turkey. Further to the time for lunch proceed to Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches, chapels and monasteries carved into the fairy chimneys from the 10th to the 13th centuries with frescos painted on the walls. Thereafter time to take photos in the neighboring valleys.

Day 3: Cappadocia

Meet at the hotel lobby in the morning and visit to Rose Valley, one of the most beautiful trekking valleys in Cappadocia, and explore the famous rock- cut churches by hiking through the valley. Rest in Cavusin, an old Greek village, known for its Christian houses and churches. After having time for lunch visit Ortahısar Castle, similar to Uchisar Castle in style, where storage caves can also be observed. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City where early christians lived in fear and faith. On the way back visit to panoramic Pıgeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the wineyards. You may also like to taste Cappadocia wine in a local winery.

Day 4: Cappadocia

Today is a free day for you to relax or explore independently.

Day 5: Cappadocia - Istanbul

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival we will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel.

Days 6-8: Istanbul

The next few days are free for you to relax and explore independently.

Day 9: Istanbul

Today you will need to check-out of the Faros hotel move hotels to the group tour start hotel.

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last updated - 27 Nov 2014 2:41 PM