Private Holiday with Small group sightseeing 3 Days ex Cappadoccia Departs daily.
Day 1: Kayseri - Cappadocia (L)
Upon arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport depart for a day tour of Cappadocia. Hike through the famous rock-cut churches of the Rose Valley and rest in Cavusin, an old Greek village known for its Christian houses and churches. After lunch visit the Ortahisar Castle and its storage caves. Then continue to the Kaymakli Underground City where pigeons contributed to the lives of locals, fertilizing vineyards with their guano. Tonight you will be transferred to your Hotel in Cappadocia.
Day 2: Cappadocia (B L)
Early morning optional hot air balloon tour. Then depart from the hotel around 9:30-10:00am for a walking visit to the Deverent Valley, where various types of Fairy Chimneys are found in abundance. Continue to Pasabagi, the Monk's Valley, an area remarkable for its multiple stems and caps. Then drive to Avanos known for its pottery art - a craft dating back to the Hittite period. The red clay worked by local craftsmen comes from the residue in the Kizilirmak river the longest river of Turkey. After lunch proceed to the Goreme Open Air Museum to visit the churches chapels and monasteries carved into Fairy Chimneys with frescos painted on the walls and dating back to the 10th and 13th centuries. Return to your hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Cappadocia - Kayseri (departure)
After breakfast transfer to Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport.
- Transfers and transportation as per itinerary
- 2 night accommodation at special category cave hotel
- 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches
- Small group tour sightseeing and entrance fees as per itinerary
- Professional English speaking driver/guides
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
Accommodation based on the below or similar
Alfina Cave Hotel
Dress Codes Modest dress is required for entrance to holy sites – Men: Long pants, Women – skirt or long pants and shoulders covered.
Hotels On coach tours, hotels in regional areas (i.e Pamukkale) can be of a slightly lower standard than the other hotels on the tour.
Sightseeing All sightseeing tours require a moderate amount of walking around historical / cultural sites. This is particularly true in Cappadocia where walks can be up to 1 or 2 km long and where a good level of fitness will ensure you get a maximum enjoyment from your visit. On some tours you may visit a carpet or handicraft shop where the locals will show how their crafts are made. There is no obligation to buy any products at any of these places.
Transfers Transfers are operated by drivers and are not guided. Some drivers may only have a basic command of English.
Optional Tours Optional tours offered during coach tours may not be guaranteed (even if pre-booked ex New Zealand) as they are subject to a minimum number of participants.
Private Sightseeing tours (if booked) If a private sightseeing tour is booked it is important that you discuss the days arrangements with the guide as the touring programmes have a degree of flexibility. It is important to discuss with the guide so that any specific requirements can be met or addressed at the time.
Istanbul airport transfers: For coach tours: airport transfers are included on days of the tour ex Istanbul Airport, a surcharge will apply for transfers to or from Sabiha Gocken Airport. Transfers from the hotel to the Airport may be on scheduled shuttles. Late Evning or early morning flights may require private transfers at a supplement.
For independent / private tours: if included, airport transfers are applied ex Ataturk Airport, a surcharge will apply for transfers to or from Sabiha Gocken Airport.
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