Cappadocia – Pamukkale 4 Days

Tour Code : CP3N4D

Day 1 – Istanbul – Cappadocia (L)
Take the morning flight from Istanbul Ataturk airport to Kayseri. Arrival and meeting at the airport just outside the arrival’s gate with a sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia. In the morning, first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; walking in Zelve Open Air Museum: a journey in the past with its troglodyte houses; visit to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. Lunch in Avanos, center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Afternoon, visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings (10th to 13th century). Climb on top of the Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Overnight Cappadocia.

Day 2 – Cappadocia – (B.L)
Meeting at the hotel reception at 09:30am
Tour to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. Drive to Sahinefendi ( Sobesos )- where we see Byzantine Period Mosaic Art & Archaeological excavation site. Villages in the valleys, surrounded by the “table top” mountains, are spectacular. Continue with Keslik Monastery near Cemil, that hides it’s frescoes behind a very thin smoke layer. Visit to Mustafapaşa (Sinasos), an old Greek town with its spectacular old houses; very fine examples of late Greek settlements and architecture. Continue with panorama of the Red Valley, with its fabulous volcanic rock formations, is in the heart of Cappadocia but away from the tourist crowd. Overnight Cappadocia

Day 3 – Cappadocia – Pamukkale via Izmir (B.D)
Pick-up from your hotel 2 hours before departure and transfer to airport.
Take the morning flight from Kayseri to Izmir (direct or via Istanbul) . Arrival and meeting at the airport Drive to Pamukkale, on the way, visit to Laodicea (present name Denizli) yet one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor. Excavations still going on and an ancient city as beautiful as Ephesus will be uncovered soon. We see the ancient theatres, the remains of basilica which was recently uncovered, ancient stone water pipes, Temple A, agora, monumental fountain. After Laodicea, Discovery of Travertine terraces and Hierapolis. The travertine terraces at Pamukkale are one of the most spectacular natural wonders that you can see from various mineral springs in a vast white cliff side. About 200 m overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have dripped down over a series of terraced levels and created a fairyland of bizarre solidified cascades and shell-shaped basins. It looks like creations from snow or like balls from cotton, which gave the scenery the Turkish name Pamukkale (cotton castle): “pamuk” for cotton and “kale” for castle. Moreover the water in the basins is changing its color according to how the light enters. Overnight Pamukkale.

Day 4 – Pamukkale – Istanbul
Pick-up from your hotel 2 hours before departure and transfer to airport.
Transfer to airport in Denizli and take a flight from Denizli to Istanbul (08:40 DNZ IST 09:50 TK0237 THY ). Connect to your international flight and leave Turkey

Abbreviations

B = Breakfast L= Lunch D = Dinner (Lunch excluded on private tours)

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Small Group Tours
Price 729 € Per Person
Departure Guaranteed Departures Daily
Group Min. 2–4 people / Max 8-12 people
Private Tours
1 Person Please ask
2 People 952 € Per Person
3 People 870 € Per Person
4 People 789 € Per Person
5 People 741 € Per Person
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Hotels
Cappadocia
Pamukkale
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Tour Including
  • Domestic flights in the program.
  • Airport transfers where needed.
  • Transportation by a comfortable AC non smoking Luxurious car/Van with professional driver.
  • Professional and experienced licensed guide during the tours.
  • Accommodation in Charming or Deluxe superior Hotels.
  • Entry fees to the sites and museums.
  • Breakfast included in the hotel.
  • Parking fees.
Tour Excluding
  • International flights
  • Lunch & Dinner *
  • Drinks
  • Tips to guide, driver and hotel personnel
Notes
  • * Refer to itinerary, (B) means breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner is included if printed next to day’s itinerary on small group tours. Lunch excluded on private tours.
  • On daily city tours; flights, hotels, airport transfers are not included.
  • Please ask for discounted rates for family and for large groups.
  • Rates in EURO per person sharing a Double Room.
  • Flights tickets are e-tickets. Calculation is based on promotional class and rates are subject to change until ticketed. You will receive references to flight tickets after booking.
  • This itinerary is subject to change and may be reversed without prior notice according to weather, museum closing days, daily events or other unforeseen circumstances outside the control of Euphrates Tours.
  • Small Group tours are with English speaking guide. On Private Tours, you may ask to have Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Russian or Japanese Speaking guides which will depend on availibility.
  • You may join this tour in Istanbul or Cappadocia, we can reverse the itinerary.
  • For groups over 10 people, contact us for special rates.