Old capital of three successive empires - Roman, byzantine, Ottoman, Istanbul is the economic center of the Republic of Turkey. A continuous parade of oil tankers and merchant boats crosses to newspaper waters of the Bosphorus. It is in fact, the variety of Istanbul which fascinates its visitors: the museums, churches, palaces, great mosques, bazaars and the views of natural beauty.
Day 1: Istanbul - Kayseri (Cappadocia). Flight to Kayseri airport via Istanbul. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 2: Cappadocia - Goreme - Uchisar - Kaymakli. After breakfast drive to Goreme. This is an open air museum to visit rock cut churches. Visit Uchisar fortress and Kaymakli, one of the underground cities of Cappadocia. It has over 1200 rooms in 8 stages. 10.000 persons could live there in danger times. Overnight in Cappadocia. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 3: Cappadicia - Devrent - Pasabag - Zelve - Avanos. After breakfast drive to Imagination valley (Devrent), a lot of different shapes can be seen here because tufa was eroded by wind, rain get today's unique form. Visit pasabaglari (monk's valley). Go to Red valley, where can be seen a lot of different colors during the day time. Visit to Red River in Avanos. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 4: Cappadocia - Istanbul. After breakfast transfer to Kayseri airport. Flight to Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. Includes: (B).
Days 5-6: Istanbul. Day of leisure in Istanbul. Includes: (B).
Day 7: Departure. Transfer to airport. End of the service.
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