Day 1: Istanbul - CappadociaEarly pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to the airport by private car and driver. You will take a direct flight from Istanbul to Kayseri, which is about 1 hour.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia, then join the tour starting with visits to Devrent and Pasabagi valleys, to see the amazing fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
Then head to Avanos, which is a famous pottery town. Observe the potters at work using kick wheels, the technique which has remained unchanged for generations.
Also on the agenda is the Goreme Open Air Museum, home of the world’s most important Byzantine cave churches and the best-preserved cave wall paintings and frescoes.
Finally, visit Uchisar castle, the highest point of the region, which has a fabulous panoramic view over Cappadocia.
Day 2: Highlights of CappadociaAfter a late breakfast, we will…
* Hike through Rose Valley visiting ancient cave churches along the way
* Visit the old Christian village of Cavusin
* Stop for lunch in Pigeons Valley
* See the marvelous Kaymakli Underground City
It is possible on this day to book an optional, early morning hot air balloon tour to enjoy the magnificent view of the valleys from the air.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 3: Cappadocia - IstanbulYou will be transferred to the airport for a direct flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul. The flight duration is around 1 hour. Arrive at Istanbul airport and the end of the itinerary.
Alternatively, you can book accommodation and city tours of exotic Istanbul.