2 days - 1 night Cappadocia Tour package from Side includes accommodation, various guided tours to visit the top Cappadocia attractions such as the ancient cave village of Cavusin and Pasabag (Monks Valley), Lovers Valley and more. Get ready to enjoy Cappadocia’s famous fairy chimneys, underground cities and rock-cut churches.
4 am - Depending on your hotel location, your guide will pick you up from your hotel in Side.
Around 7 am - First stop for breakfast and if you do not get a lunch box from the hotel, you can buy some snacks, tea, coffee there in a cafe.
On the way to Cappadocia, there are some rest stops to make your journey more comfortable.
Mid-day - Be ready to experience the Saratli underground city (Kirkgoz) which has 7 stores, around 40 rooms, wine cellar, barn, water well, etc. Feel deep history and get unique experience walking through the corridors of this underground city with your tour guide and learn about the history of this interesting place.
On arrival to Cappadocia region, you will stop at a scenic spot to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the Cappadocian valleys such as Pigeon Valley and Uchisar Valley. Then, you'll explore the Uchisar Castle (the highest point in Cappadocia). After you are going to visit a rock house and drive to the Goreme Valley. We will then head to Çavusin village to explore one of Turkey’s oldest settlements, the rock-cut houses and churches. Next, you will visit an onyx factory, where you will have the chance to buy some local souvenirs.
Oen buffet dinner at the hotel in Urgup town. The rest of the day is yours to rest after a long day of driving and exploring.
Recommended activity: Visit ‘Turkish Night’ folklore dance show or ‘Whriling Dervishes’ Sema Ceremony (optional for an extra charge).
Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight (optional, Highly Suggested)
Hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia before sunrise is optional. Contact us for details.
Start the day with an open buffet breakfast at the hotel. Make sure to check out as you will continue the tour after breakfast.
You will now begin your journey to the heart of Cappadocia’s striking landscape, see the symbol of Cappadocia - amazing fairy chimneys known as ‘The three beauties’. Be ready to discover the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia: Devrent, Pasabag, Goreme where rock formations are known as ‘fairy chimneys’ litter the landscape. You will stop in different places to take photos and walk through amazing fairy chimneys naturally shaped like animals, giant mushrooms, etc. These unique features are reminiscent of surrealist paintings and it is possible to ascend to the summit of one modified structure.
On the way to Aksaray, you will have a lunch break at a local restaurant and some rest stops while driving back to Side. Approximate time of arrival at the hotel is 6pm - 7pm.