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2-Day Cappadocia Tour with Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride

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    Day 1: Day 1: Istanbul - Cappadocia

    Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
    MIGHT BE REPLACED WTIH OZKONAK UNDERGROUND CITY. One of Cappadocia’s best-preserved subterranean sites. Explore its maze of passages, seeing underground stables and cellars while learning about the early Christians who once hid here to escape persecution.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ortahisar Kalesi, Ortahisar Turkey
    FROM OUTSIDE. On a stroll, admire its stone houses that surround its crowing rocky glory -- Ortahisar Castle. Stop for photos by this unique fortress.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Red Valley, Nevsehir Ortahisar, Nevsehir 50650 Turkey
    NO HIKING - Panaromic view of Rose Valley – a beautiful stretch of land that takes its name from the red-hued rock that abounds throughout it. Wedged between the villages of Göreme and Çavuşin, the valley is studded with rock-carved churches and tunnels.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: 4 star hotel

    Day 2: Day 2: Cappadocia

    Stop At: Zelve Open Air Museum, Zelve Yolu, Nevsehir Turkey
    Imagination Valley, where intriguing animal-like rock formations are abundant. Admire the landscape and stop in Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) in the region of Zelve, to walk through the area’s cone-like rocks where monks and hermits once lived in peaceful seclusion. 
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey
    See its famous bird-nesting caves
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkey
    Pottery town of Avanos
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Goreme National Park, Goreme 50180 Turkey
    Exemplified by dusty-looking beige buildings and fairy chimneys, this open-air museum comprises a cluster of rocky monuments that attest to Byzantine life in Cappadocia. 

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    6:30 AM
    Duration
    2 days
    Return Details
    Concludes at Kayseri airport or another Cappadocia hotel at approximately 6pm on Day 2
    Inclusions
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • One-way flight from Istanbul to Kayseri airport
    • Overnight accommodation
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Local guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hot air balloon flight and glass of Champagne (if option selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
    • Entry/Admission - Goreme National Park
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Flight from Kayseri Airport to Istanbul
    • Entry/Admission - Ortahisar Kalesi
    • Entry/Admission - Red Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Zelve Open Air Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Avanos Oren Yeri
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 30 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Please note: You must contact your local service provider 24 hours prior to the tour to reconfirm your departure point and time
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children under 6 can not join balloon tour.
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Cappadocia is great, a place must visit. But the communication with the Reservation coordinator (Muset Belge) of this operator is below satisfaction. They never provide details like pick-up time proactively and reply your email really late and sometimes just don’t even bother
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    Response from Experience820434, Guest Relations Manager at 2-Day Cappadocia Tour with Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride
    Responded 2 Jun. 2019
    Dear our valuable guest, We're sorry to hear that you couldn't join your tour. We call hotels (if we informed hotel name) day before in the afternoon for pick up times. Cancellation of hot air balloon tours are out of our control. We already informed Viator about refund and they'll give full refund for unused services. Neon Tours
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    Some key areas to note: Itinerary: • We booked and paid 5 months in advance so booking of hotels should never have been a problem yet leading up to the tour date, there was constant changing of hotels by Neon - for various reasons. • We were also told certain optionals could be
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    We normally do not take hot air ballon ride. It is usually a rare event I would say. This time my wife and I took it by joining the 2 day Cappadocia tour when we visited Turkey and we opted to have hot air ballon ride, it was a right decision. The ride was never cheap but we
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    Response from NeonToursIstanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at 2-Day Cappadocia Tour with Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride
    Responded 24 Mar. 2019
    Dear our valued guest, We're happy to hear that you enjoyed this once in a life time experience. Hope to see you again in Turkey for other amazing experiences, Neon Tours
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    One of the superb place I ever visited. A place worth to visit with family. A great combination of ancient and interesting places.
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    the whole area is packed full of exciting landmarks and ancient treasures and the balloon ride is a great way to kick off the day.
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    Response from NeonToursIstanbul, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at 2-Day Cappadocia Tour with Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride
    Responded 27 Nov. 2018
    Dear Our Valued Guest, Thank you for your kind review. Great to hear that you had great time and enjoyed our services. Once again we would like to thank you on behalf of Neon Team and looking forward to be able at your service on your next trip to Turkey, with traditional Turkish hospitality and famous Neon Tours' high quality services.
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