Day 1 - Fly to Cappadocia and North/Red Tour
Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to Istanbul airport. Fly to Cappadocia. After you arrive to airport our representative will meet you and take you to where we start the tour in Cappadocia.
Embark on a mesmerizing Cappadocia tour, starting at the stunning Goreme Panorama. Explore the ancient Open Air Museum, showcasing remarkable rock-cut architecture. In Avanos, witness pottery craftsmanship and even try your hand at it. Devrent Valley's whimsical rock formations and Pasabaglari's mushroom-shaped wonders will leave you in awe. Capture the beauty of the Three Beauties in Urgup town. Enjoy a delicious lunch break amidst these wonders, savoring local cuisine. Immerse yourself in Cappadocia's magic with this tour. After the tour transfer to hotel. Overnight in Cappadocia.
• Places We'II Visit: Goreme Open Air Museum - Goreme Panoroma - Avanos - Devrent Valley - Pasabaglari (Monks Valley) - Urgup Three Beauties
• Meal: Lunch
Optional - Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Ride
Float over Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys, tuff valleys and rock-cut churches and experience the sunrise from a unique aerial viewpoint on this 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia is one of the major attractions best things to do in Cappadocia. The Cappadocia hot air balloon tour also considered as one of the most interesting and exciting attractions in the world.
Admire the stunning landscape of Cappadocia from a hot air balloon at sunrise on this tour. Depart from your hotel in an air-conditioned minivan and make your way to Goreme. Enjoy a light breakfast before boarding your balloon with your pilot.
Enjoy memorable panoramic views from up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) above ground, then celebrate your safe landing with a champagne toast and a personalized flight certificate.
Day 2 – South/Green Tour
On the second day of our Cappadocia trip, we will head towards the southern beauties of the region. Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel before you start your second day tour. Begin at Uchisar Castle, where panoramic views awe you. Explore Kızılçukur's striking red landscapes, and delve into the ancient Cavuşin village's rock-cut dwellings. Discover the whimsical Love Valley and venture deep into an Underground City (Özkonak or Kaymaklı) to unravel Cappadocia's hidden history. Relish a delightful lunch break, savoring local cuisine. Conclude your journey in the picturesque Pigeon Valley, where unique rock formations and pigeon houses await.After tour transfer to your hotel and overnight in Cappadocia.
• Places We'II Visit: Kaymakli or Ozkonak Underground City - Uchisar Castle - Kizilcukur - Cavusin - Love Valley - Pigeon Valley
• Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 – Konya Tour from Cappadocia and Fly back to Istanbul
Meet the guide and driver at the hotel at around 8.30 and drive to Konya. First you will be visiting the Tomb of Rumi in the glittering Mevlana Museum, an important place of pilgrimage for Muslims and indeed all lovers of Rumi. Next door, we visit the Ottoman-era Sultan Selim mosque before having lunch in a traditional Turkish restaurant. We drive along Mevlana Caddesi, Konya’s main avenue, to reach the age-old Alaettin Hill (a prehistoric tumulus) to visit the 1000-year-old Alaaddin Mosque, where Rumi often prayed. In its courtyard are the tombs of many of the Seljuk Turkish sultans who ruled during Rumi’s lifetime, and who consulted him for spiritual guidance. Walking down the north side of the Alaettin Hill we pass the remains of the Seljuk sultan’s palace, then cross the street for a view of the elaborate portal of the medieval Great Karatay Medrese theological college, after which we walk to the Mosque and Tomb of Sems-i Tebrizi, Rumi’s closest companion, spiritual mentor, and inspiration for many of his poetic works. After tour you will be transfered to airport. Fly to Istanbul. Transfer to hotel in Istanbul. End of the Service.
• Places We'II Visit: Mevlana Museum - Tomb of Rumi - Karatay Madrasa - Ceramic Museum
• Meal: Breakfast, Lunch