We will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your early morning flight to Cappadocia. The flight takes about an hour from Istanbul to Cappadocia. Upon arrival in Cappadocia you will be greeted at the airport by Wanderlust Travel representative and transferred to our office. From here you will begin your full day North Cappadocia tour. We will drive to the Uchisar Rock Fortress viewpoint and learn about the massive honeycombed towers that rise above Cappadocia like a crown. We leave Uchisar and drive to the scenic village of Urgup, a town consisting entirely of stone houses set in the hillside and lining the narrow winding streets.
Next we head north to an intriguing collection of rock formations that seem to have been carved by an eccentric artist rather than by nature itself. Devrent Valley consists of many fairy chimneys that have eroded to form the shapes of animals, a whale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves. Also known as “imagination valley” let your mind wander and marvel in the strange and amazing shapes created by wind and rain. Avanos, a small riverside hamlet situated on the Kizilirmak or Red River is our next destination. This area has been the home of rich artisan communities with pottery production that goes back centuries. Like most of Cappadocia, visiting Avanos is like stepping back in time.
The town sits on dozens of underground complexes and has a long history with the Kizilirmak River. Alexander the Great crossed this river to fight the Persians and the Romans built the picturesque city of Vanessa here. With an amazing collection of galleries and artists you will learn about the tradition of pottery and you might even be able to try your hand at creating a piece yourself! Our final highlight of the day is a visit to the famous Goreme Open Air Museum. This site is an absolute ‘must see’ when visiting Cappadocia. The exceptionally well preserved churches here originate from before and after the iconoclastic period, rich with wonderful vibrant frescoes and carvings of the life of Christ and his disciples.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you to the airport for your 1 hour flight to Istanbul. When you arrive at the Istanbul airport you will be greeted by a Wanderlust Travel representative and transferred to the hotel.
Included Services :
• Domestic Flights
• All mentioned transfers in the itinerary.
• Tour with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
• Tour with Professional English speaking tour guide, licensed by the Ministry of Tourism.
• Vegetarian meals available.
• All domestic taxes.
• Any tips to guide or driver.
• Items of a personal nature
• Medical services.
WHAT TO BRING?
• Sturdy walking shoes
• Hat and sunscreen
• Warm clothing in winter
• Water bottle
• Insect repellent
Wanderlust Travel is one of the major A-class independent agency and the member of Association of Turkish Travel Agencies. The daily excursions, individual and flexiable vacations, hotel bookings, bus and flight tickets to all destinations in Turkey are provided so as to meet the needs and demands of our guests. We tap into our resources in the field to provide travel experiences that are authentic, engaging and meaningful. Come and feed your wanderlust with us.
Adress: Alemdar Mh. Çatalçeşme Sk.
Phone: +90 212 522 11 52 - +90 212 522 11 53