Explore amazing Cappadocia that is World famous for its incredible landscape and scenery with cities carved in Stones. For ages, people have used the region’s soft volcanic rock to cut houses, churches and monasteries. There are even underground cities almost hundred meters under the ground.
Day 1. We start the day early in the morning and go to the astonish Taurus Mountains to enjoy the beautiful sunset. After driving for a while, we will do a stop at the mountain pass, Alacabel, where we will enjoy the view from 1800 meters over sea-level. This is a great possibility to take some amazing pictures. We will continue the trip to Konya, where we will have lunch and visit the famous Mevlana Museum, which is named after the poet and religious person whose full name is Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, Mevlânâ, Mevlevîthat. Among many quotes he said: “Come whoever you are…”. Or if you prefer you can visit the old town with its amazing old mosques and narrow roads instead. We will then visit one of the underground cities in Saratli that goes back thousands of years. The caves are built seven floors under the ground and contains small apartments, kitchens, dining rooms etc. After this great experience we will go to Capadoccia that will rise in front of your eyes while we get closer. No words can describe this scenery. We will arrive at the 4-star hotel, where we check in and prepare ourselves for dinner at the hotel restaurant. Later the same night they will entertain us with Turkish Night (this is valid for the ones who have chosen to book the Turkish Night with the guide).
Day 2. For those who have pre booked the great experience of the air balloon tour, the day will start early in the morning. Afterwards there will be breakfast in the hotel and the day continues with a visit at the Devrent Valley, Pasabag and Göreme Open Air Museum where there is a breathtaking viewpoint. There will be a lunch break in Uchisar and we will continue to the famous stone caves. We will then visit a manufacture of onyx and we will learn how they shape this fascinating stone and how they work this material. The tour continues to the old Greek town in Cauvisin. Later the same evening, after the dinner, there will be Dervish as entertainment in the hotel. (this is valid for the ones who have chosen to book Dervish with the guide).
Day 3. We will be heading back home, but before we do, we will experience The Town of Avanos, which is famous for its earthenware pottery. We will see the Kizilirmak River (The Red River), which is Turkey’s longest river. We will visit The Three Beauties, Fairy Chimneys. There will be a small break at Aksaray where the famous Silk Road Trade Route is and afterwards we will have lunch in Konya and then we will be heading back to the hotels.
This is an excursion that has it all. Nature, history, culture, the traditional life in Turkey and the amazing sceneries that will leave you breathless.
Pick up and Drop off included
0-3 years old free of charge
4-8 years old 40 €
Air Balloon tour – reservation have to be done when booking the excursion. 195 €
Lunch 3 days
1st night Turkish night 30 € (meal and local drinks included in the 30 €)
2nd night Dervish show 20 € (meal, drinks are not included in the 20 €)
2 nights accommodation at a 4 star hotel HB (2 x breakfast and 2 x dinner)
Entrance fees to Göreme open-air museum and underground city
1st day breakfast
3rd day dinner
If you join this tour alone, you have to book single room supplement for the accommodation (30 €). Odd numbers will be accommodated in an extra bed. It is possible to book single room supplement
Please remember to bring your passport
We suggest to bring warm clothes, good walking shoes and camera
Tour language: English