Day 01: Istanbul-Cappadocia
Arrive in Istanbul and proceed to the Domestic Lines to fly to Cappadocia, either to Nevsehir or Kayseri.
On arrival to Cappadocia meet the guide and visit the bewitching region with Magic Valley with its red colored rock formations, Zelve Open Air Museum, once a town in which the people lived in the rock houses, Pasabagi Valley where you can observe the most typical rock formations of Cappadocia and White Valley, also known as Ak Vadi. Overnight Cappadocia (B, L, D).
Day 02: Cappadocia
Optional (extra) balloon tour
If taken, the tour departs at 04:00-04:15 early morning
The first place to a visit will be the Goreme Open Air Museum (Dark Church is excluded; entrance requires additional admission fee) 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. In the afternoon, one of the underground cities, where early Christians lived in fear and faith, will be visited. Thereafter proceed to the panoramic Pigeon Valley where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals with their manure to fertilize the vineyards where you can also observe the Uchisar Fortress. Overnight Cappadocia (B, L, D).
Day 03: Cappadocia
This morning we proceed to the old Greek village Sinasos (Mustafapaşa) to visit the church along with the houses around. Thereafter stroll through Urgup. In the afternoon visit the Valley of Goreme. Overnight Cappadocia (B, L, D).
Day 04: Cappadocia-Malatya-Mount Nemrut-Adiyaman
Today there will be a long drive to Malatya for a short visit. Then proceed to Mount Nemrut to see the Mausoleum of the King Antiochus with visits to Cendere Bridge and Arsemia Open Air Museum en route. Overnight Adiyaman (B, L, D).
Day 05: Gobeklitepe-Harran-Sanliurfa
Drive to visit the oldest temple of the world in Gobekli Tepe. Then on to Harran to see the typical beehive houses. The other venues to visit today are Halepli Bahce Mosaic Museum, Urfa Archaeological Museum and Balikli Gol (Sacred Pool). Overnight (B, L, D).
Day 06: Gaziantep
Drive to visit Zeugma Mosaic Museum bearing the well known gypsy girl in Gaziantep and then the Castle and the Old Bazaar. Overnight Gaziantep (B, L, D).
Day 07: Gaziantep-Istanbul
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Istanbul and end of the tour (B).
Our Rates Include:
* Airport transfers in Cappadocia and Gaziantep
* Accommodation on the designated hotels – depending on availability on the requested dates
The inclusions at the tours are shown with the following initials:
B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner
* English speaking licensed professional guides throughout the tour
* Air-conditioned vehicles the size of which depends on the number of the participants, unless specified as walking tours
* Admission fees
* Domestic air tickets as designated on the itinerary
* Local taxes and service charges
Our Rates Exclude:
* Personal expenses
* Customary tips to the guides and drivers
* Anything that is not designated as included
Hotels Assigned on This Tour:
We keep the right to replace the hotels with similar or upgrdaded ones when necessary
CAPPADOCIA (BW Premiere Cappadocia)
ADIYAMAN (Hilton Garden Inn)
SANLIURFA (El Ruha Hotel)
GAZIANTEP (Sirehan Hotel)
Guaranteed Travel Dates for 2020 & Prices:
Our rates in American Dollar are inclusive of accommodation, guidance in English, transportation, admission fees , lunch, accommodation tax and value added tax.
Departs on the first and third Fridays of every month from April 01 to Nov 30 with minimum 4 / maksimum 6 persons
Per person in a double room: $1.290 | Single Supplement: $350
No payment is required at this time. Once we get your request we will send you the preliminary confirmation. If all appoved by you, we will then e-mail you a secure PayPal payment link