CAPPADOCIA

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Cappadocia 3 Nights 4 Days (by air*)
*Same program can be done by bus.
 

Program:

Day 1
Take the early morning flight. Arrival and meeting at the airport with your guide and driver.  Transfer to Cappadocia. Take the morning flight from Istanbul to Kayseri Airport. Arrival and meeting just outside the arrival's gate with a sign bearing your name. Transfer to  Hotel.  

Leisure afternoon. Some interesting walks can be done in the afternoon, guided or on own: Walking for about 2- to 5 km in one of the most attractive valleys of Cappadocia : Iceridere valley, Caglak valley near Ayvali, Red Valley, Rose valley, Gomeda Valley or Pigeon valley.
Overnight Cappadocia.

Day 2
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, centre 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 3
Tour to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. Soğanlı Valley, an Open Air Museum in a wild natural setting near a typical Cappadocian village with its different style Rock-Cut churches and frescoes. Villages in the valleys, surrounded by the "table top" mountains, are spectacular. Lunch and Visit to Sahinefendi newly discovered (01 May 2002) mosaic houses & Archaeological excavation site. Continue with Keslik Monastery near Cemil, that hides its frescoes behind a very thin smoke layer which we can only see by torch
light. The Medrese (Theological School) from Seljuk Turks in Taşkınpaşa is the witness of an early and rich Turkish settlement in the town. Our tour finishes with a visit to Mustafapaşa (Sinasos), an old Greek town with its spectacular old Greek houses; very
fine examples of late Greek settlements and architecture.
Overnight Cappadocia

Day 4
Walking in Ihlara Canyon, a "mirage" in the Steps of Anatolia up
to Belisirma village, the ancient Peristrema: "Valley of the Sky" along the
Melendiz River. Rock-cut churches, spread across a wild plantation, surprise
you with their successfully painted representations from the Bible. Lunch in
Belisirma  a local restaurant by the river. Stop by Selime, a village with cave houses at 
the end of the canyon and a "star wars" like landscape.  
Transfer to airport and take a flight and leave Cappadocia

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