Kayseri-Cappadocia-Kayseri

Kayseri-Cappadocia-Kayseri

This tour is ideal for first-time visitors and really captures the very best that Cappadocia has to offer.


 

DAY 1  Kayseri – Cappadocia

Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Our guide and driver meet at Kayseri airport then transfer to Cappadocia.

The tour begins with amazing Rock formations in Devrent valley and then Zelve-Pasabag valley where the voice of wind mixes with “the songs of fairies”.

After lunch at local restaurant, we visit Avanos where has been center of terra-cotta work of art since 3000 BC. Afternoon we drive to the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cutted churches with fascinating frescoes. The tour finishes with the Uchisar rock castle to have panaromic fabulous views.

 

DAY 2  Cappadocia

After your breakfast at your hotel, our first stop is Kaymaklı Underground City one of the largest of Cappadocia’s many such settlements. Then we drive to Ihlara Canyon, we hike through canyon by the Melendiz River, enjoying its natural beauty besides the rock cutted churches. At the end of the hike, a lovely local food awaits us in a restaurant by the river. After lunch, we drive to Agzikarahan Caravanserai, one of the best examples of Selcuk art, built in the 13th century to supply accommodation for the Silk Road traders.

 

DAY 3  Cappadocia - Kayseri

After breakfast at your hotel, the tour starts with Soganlı Valley and Village in the rocks which is one of the earliest settlements in Cappadocia. We visit village and the rock carved churches from the 11th century. Then drive to Sobesos Ancient Roman Mosaics city. We continue the tour with Taskınpasa village to see the theological school from Seljuqs period ( as a library now). Lunch in a very small village of Ayvali in a village house.

Late afternoon visit the Sinasos village, we will see the best examples of Greek Houses with decorations and 19th century churches in Cappadocia.

 

After your tour, transfer to Kayseri Airport for evening flight to İstanbul.