Karakoy Cruise Port
441 AUD per person
Max. 8 people group size
Visiting: Cappadocia, Devrent Valley, Goreme Open Air Musuem, Uchisar Rock Castle, Kaymaklı Underground City
Duration: 10 hours
Our guide will pick you up from Istanbul port and drive to Istanbul Airport so that you can take the morning flight to Cappadocia.
Then you will Arrive and meet at the airport just outside the arrival gate with a sign bearing your name and transfer to Cappadocia.
First meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia: rock formations beyond belief in Devrent valley; visit to Pasabag “fairy chimneys” where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”. 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). Avanos, centre of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC. and a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. Stop by Uchisar Rock-Castle to have a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia. Visit to Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The people of Kaymakli (Enegup in Greek) village have constructed their houses around nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city. The inhabitants of the region still use the most convenient places in the tunnels as cellars, storage areas and stables, which they access through their courtyards. The Kaymakli Underground City has low, narrow and sloping passages. While the underground city consists of 8 floors below ground, only 4 of them are open to the public today, in which the spaces are organized around ventilation shaft, which is a vertical well and passes all floors down like on the elevator in an apartment. The depth of the ventilation shaft is about 80 meters in total.
After the shore excursion you will be transported to the airport to take the evening flight to Istanbul and say goodbye to the beautiful
Cappadocia. And once arrive Istanbul airport our guide will drive you back to you port of call.