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Classical Cappadocia & Info Tour

offered by supplier M08543 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 3 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Turkey  
Specialty Categories: Church Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 135 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 245 Euro (EUR)

Cappadocia is a land of natural beauty and historical treasure. It is in the heart of Turkey. As it was in the crossrads of legendary Silk and the Spice routes, it is aslo rich in culture and traditions. With us you will be discovering not only the highlights but also backroads of the region. Meeting locals in their daily routine, running in to village weddings and participate in festivals when the time permits is part of our tours. You will explore the wonders of Cappadocia with experienced professional guides on your phase.

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Churches & Fairy Chimneys

In the morning, arrival to the airport in Nevsehir or Kayseri. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the Hotel, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; walking in Zelve Open Air Museum: a journey in the past with its troglodyte houses; visit to Paþabað "fairy chimneys" where the voice of wind mixes with the "songs of fairies". Lunch in Avanos, center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. In request, a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, visit the famous Göreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Climb on top of the Uçhisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. (L)

Day 2: Ihlara Valley & Underground Cities

In the morning, descend into the center of the earth in the Underground city of Kaymakli, one of the deepest of the 40 others; walking in Ihlara Canyon Valley, a "mirage" in the Steps of Anatolia up to Belisirma village, the ancient Peristrema: "Valley of the Sky" along the Melendiz River. Rock-cut churches, spread across a wild plantation, surprises you with their successfully painted representations from the Bible. Lunch in Belisirma in a local restaurant by the river.

Visit to the Caravansary of Agzikarahan, a very fine example of the Turkish Seljuk art, built in early 13th century on the legendary Silk Road for the accommodation of the traders and their camels. You can hike through the untouched Valley of Kizilcukur (Red Valley) with its fabulous volcanic rock formations, is in the heart of Cappadocia but away from the tourist crowd. Rock-Cut hermit churches with frescoes and paintings fit with the Valley’s meditative atmosphere, remained intact since the beginning.

Day 3: Hotel / Airport

In the morning, transfer to the airport and in Kayseri or Nevsehir and fly to Istanbul.

Car: Transportation by a comfortable A/C car with a driver. The size of the car is limited to the number of people you request. You may discover the area on your speed...

Guide: He speaks your language with a very high command and knows his area very well. Cappadocia is full of history and natural beauty. Explanations of a professional guide who is in love with his country will also let youdiscover the marvels of the region. They are highly educated and willing to talk with you about Turkish traditions and Turkey's place in the world.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Including:
- Transportation, gasoline
- Professional guide and his expenses
- Parking fees and tax
- Entrance fees to the museums
- Lunch

- Accommodation
- Flights

About This Supplier
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Location: Turkey
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2001

Our company is located in Urgup, in the heart of Cappadocia from 1999. Although the company is young, the owners are in business for long years and already established an excellent reputation of being one of the most reliable travel companies in Turkey. Started in Cappadocia and now expending its service web in all...

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