Olympos To Cappadocia 3 day tour (Option 3 B)
North and South Tours of Cappadocia offer some of the best views if the region. Across this rocky landscape there is beautiful valleys and interesting historical destinations, Monks valley and Three beauties are only two of the landmarks.
Overnight bus from Olympos to Cappadocia
Domestic flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul
You will begin your tour travelling from Olympos to Cappadocia.
Departing Olympos you will catch the bus to the city of Antalya where you will take the night bus to Cappadocia.
Today you will arrive morning, you will be transferred to your hotel. The day is a Free day until late afternoon.
In the afternoon you will be picked up for a walking tour. This tour will take you off the beaten track while walking routes that your guides have chosen you will experience the wonders of Cappadocia and the Fairy Chimneys from a whole new angle. You will follow valleys and hills that show amazing panoramic views.
Optional: Cappadocia Turkish Night Show, an amazing performance in a huge cave. Enjoy and experience the Turkish cultural and traditional entertainment. Try a selection of traditional Turkish food, including mezes, small dips and dishes servers with wood baked bread.
Today you will take the North Cappadocia Tour.
Optional: Cappadoica Hotair Balloon Flight. Glide over this stunning rocky landscape before sunrise. From the Basket of the Balloon, you will witness shadows as the light is split by the rock formations.
Optional: ATV/Quad Safari. Take a tour of the region while enjoying a thrilling drive on All Terrain Vehicles. Getting off the beaten track and seeing places that not everyone gets to visit.
North Cappadocia Tour
The North Cappadocia Tour offers amazing time exploring. Rose Valley is a stunning valley with unusual and beautiful rock formations, you will also find hidden churches as you walk the region. Cavusin is one of the oldest settlements in the region with many rock carved buildings including the Church of St. John. Monks Valley is superb for its historical value for visiting the homes of the monks who resided here following St Simon, however, the Fairy Chimneys of this valley are amongst the tallest measuring 15 metres tall.
Avanos, a town that now makes tradition Turkish pottery items from the clay that lies in the river that flows through the town. This town, however, has been making pottery as far back as the Hittite period. Uchisar is a fortress that can be viewed from far away and offers a brilliant panoramic view of the surrounding lands. Goreme Open Air Museum is an outdoor museum that offers a fantastic history of the area including statues. Devrent Vally was never inhabited by people making it a perfect place to explore and immerse yourself in nature
Drop off at your accommodation
Today you will be taking the South Cappadocia Tour.
South Cappadocia Tour offers an alternative look to what was experienced in the North Tour. Visiting Uchishar Castle Panorama is a fantastic way to see the region as the ancients who built and lived here. Kaymakli Underground City was the home to a group of people who lived in the region which was between two imposing powers, the populace carved out a city that could serve as an escape. This city had personal space, storage and even stabling in some of them.
Meskendir Valley is often described as having a moon-like look, with bright rock faces that are brilliant in the daytime sun. As you explore the valley you will find churches carved straight into the cliff faces. Cavusin Valley, today you will visit this settlement that is one of the oldest, with churches that still have paintings that date back to the 5th century.
After your day of exploring you will be transferred to the airport where you will take a flight back to Istanbul.
STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where
you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of
private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no
extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.
TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.
PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.