Short trip from İstanbul to Cappadocia and Pamukkale with domestic flights - from 385 Euro pp - Discounts apply for early bookings!
It's an early start this morning when you are picked up from your Istanbul hotel at approximately 03:40, depending on its location. You will be transferred to the Istanbul New Airport for your 06:40 flight to Kayseri. You will arrive at Kayseri Airport at approximately 08:15, where our driver will be waiting for you directly outside the terminal doors with your name on a sign.
You will be transferred to Cappadocia, where you will be taken to meet your tour group. Your sightseeing today includes Devrent Valley, Monk Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum, and Uchisar Castle. At the end of your tour of this area's magical landscape you will be dropped back at your hotel.
Overnight stay in Cappadocia (Cave Hotel)
Pick up from your hotel after breakfast (approximately 09:30). Our first stop of the day will be Esentepe, a popular spot for enjoying a panoramic view of Göreme and its fairy chimneys and unique rock formations.We will then drive to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the deepest of Cappadocia’s many underground cities, and built by early Christians fleeing from persecution. Including rooms such as stables, cellars, chapels and wineries, you’ll be impressed as you wander through this underground city.We then drive to Ihlara Valley where we will hike a section of the valley, checking out the tiny churches cut into the rocks, along the way. We will then have some chill time and lunch at Belisirma Village. We will also visit Selime Monastery, the biggest rock-cut cathedral in Cappadocia. After the tour, you will be dropped off at the Goreme bus station for your night bus to Denizli/Pamukkale.
Overnight – Night Bus(B/L/-)
Note: Pamukkale has some of the world's best conditions for paragliding, giving you a chance to paraglide over the magnificent travertines (cotton castle) and the ruins of Hierapolis. Please let us know if you would like to enjoy some paragliding in Pamukkale tomorrow, and we will make all of the necessary arrangements for you.
This morning our team will meet your night bus where the highway turns off to Pamukkale and then transfer you the rest of the way to Pamukkale. You will be taken to a local hotel where you will have a rest room for a few hours so that you can have breakfast and freshen up before the tour starts.
At 09:30 we will pick you up from your hotel in Pamukkale for your Guided Tour of Pamukkale. Please bring your luggage with you.
Highlights of your tour today will include the ancient city of Hierapolis with the Temple of Apollo, the breathtaking Theater, the fascinating Necropolis and the last of the great baths of the ancient Roman spa town of Hierapolis. Hierapolis is also where St. Philip was martyred. St. Philip was connected with the early church in Hierapolis and played an important role in the history of the city.
Your tour includes some free time at the Cleopatra Antique Pool (entrance an extra 50TL per person, payable on site). Finally, we visit the famous white calcium terraces (travertines) and pools. We finish the tour with a late lunch, and then after the tour you will be transferred back to Denizli Airport for your flight back to either Istanbul New Airport, or Sabiha Gokcen Airport, depending on flight availability.
On arrival back in Istanbul you will be met by our transfer representative who will greet you and then take you to meet your driver for your transfer to your hotel.
From 385 Euro Per Person in a twin or double room - discounts apply for early bookings - ask us more!
From 385 Euro Per Person - Discounts apply for early bookings - ask us more!