You will be picked up from your hotel in Sultanahmet in Istanbul. After the Istanbul/Kayseri or Istanbul/Nevşehir flight, you will join the full day Cappadocia tour.
Start the day visiting Devrent Valley also known as Imagination Valley, this is one of the most surreal looking landscapes in Cappadocia.
The next stop will be Pasabagi also known as Monks Valley where Christian hermits chose to build Hermit Cells and Churches in these 3 headed Pinnacles symbolic of the Holy Trinity, it is possible to see all stages of the fairy Chimneys at this spot.
Proceed to Avanos the Pottery Center of Cappadocia, the village is set on the banks of the Kizikirmak/Red River. The River gets its name from the Red clay deposits, here you can watch the potters at work using the traditional kick wheels, a technique that has remained unchanged for generations.
Lunch is served in a local Restaurant
After lunch we continue to the Goreme Open Air Museum, import Byzantine Cave churches are found in these once remote Valleys where Monks and Nuns pursued monastic life the 3rd Century. Here you will see the preserved Byzantine Cave wall paintings and Frescos from the Iconoclastic period through to the end of the Selcuk Rule.
Icons with scenes from the Old and New Testament can be seen above portraits of Saints and Church Fathers depicting the Structure of the Byzantine Period.
Panoramic View Point Esentepe with a spectacular view over Goreme Valley and Goreme Village. End your day with a view of Uchisar Castle, this tall Rock is the highest point of the Goreme region.
At end of the tour you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevşehir airport, fly back to Istanbul and then dropped off to your hotel in Sultanahmet.