With Side Cappadocia 3-Day Tour, you will spend two nights, and three days in this magnificent place. You will have a chance to attend a traditional Turkish Night Show and even take an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over Cappadocia.
Cappadocia is home to the most beautiful and exotic valleys where you get to see the real beauty of nature. Not only are the valleys on the ground but also the underground construction of cities in Cappadocia worth seeing and admiring. There is so much that this beautiful Turkish land of wonder has to offer that the visitors wish to have more time there no matter how long they stay. The region is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage and millions of tourists visit the site every year.
The rocky topography of Cappadocia is its most prominent and idiosyncratic feature which stays in the memories of visitors for a long, long time. The volcanic eruptions of the past have significantly altered the geography of Cappadocia and have led to an impressive physical state that the people visiting Cappadocia love a lot.
You can join the Side Cappadocia 3-Day Tour from any place on the Turkish Riviera between Antalya and Alanya. Cappadocia is about 500 km far from Side and pick up time from Side-Manavgat region is around at 06.00. This trip is an alternative tour for the ones who want to spend more time in Cappadocia. If you are interested in a shorter 2 days package, you can visit our page Side Cappadocia 2 Day Trip.
The three-day tour to Cappadocia is magical and a full fun package for all the tourists that visit Turkey. This is how the tour goes when you travel with us:
The tour officially begins when you are picked up from your hotel and set out to the Taurus Mountains in the Alpine belt of Central Anatolia. After a breakfast stop, you will set out to Konya City where we will give a lunch break. After that, you will get to visit the Mevlana Museum in Konya City where you can have an insight into Turkish Sufi culture and history. The next step on the schedule is a visit to the underground city of Saratli Kirkgöz in Aksaray province. This early Byzantine underground city which has numerous rooms, tunnels, and living areas such as kitchens, stables, warehouses, meeting rooms, and churches will surely fascinate you. After that, you will visit a whirling dervish ceremony. This mystical ceremony takes its roots from hundreds of years of religious traditions of Anatolia. It will surely be an amazing experience to view the dervishes whirling in complete harmony with Sufi music. Then, your fun-filled day ends and you will check in to your hotel to relax. If you’d like, you can attend the traditional Turkish night show in a nearby cave restaurant here for a night full of traditional Turkish music and folk dances.
If you want to take a hot air balloon ride, the second day will start earlier for you than the others, because the balloons take off at sunrise at about 05.00. The second day is no less fun as it revolves around the exploration of Cappadocia.
After breakfast at the hotel, The Pasabağ Valley is the first on the list for the second day. The most enormous fairy chimneys are found in this valley. The visit of Cavusin Old Greek Village is also on this day’s bucket list where you will visit the church of St John The Baptist. There will be a lunch break after visiting this mystical village and then you will be on the way to Uchisar Castle. Here, you will see two gigantic fairy chimneys side by side which were used as a fortress in the past times. You will visit Pigeon Valley lastly on the second day of the excursion. This valley takes its name from hundreds of pigeons making their homes in the fairy chimneys located on this site. You will have lots of beautiful photos while walking among the magnificent fairy chimneys and be amazed at the artistry of nature. After this stop, you will get to the hotel to relax and have a good sleep to be prepared for the last day of the tour.
The third day begins as you set out to Avanos, which is a cute town in Cappadocia famous for its pottery works. You will visit a pottery workshop in Avanos where you will see how a pottery piece is made. You can even try to make your pottery piece here. After that, you will visit the 3 Graces Fairy Chimneys which is the landmark of Cappadocia. Then, the tour ends in the Cappadocia region and you set out to Side with loads of new memories.
On the way back to Side, you will visit Oresin Caravansary which is a 700-year-old inn for traders dating back to the Seljuks Period. After a short stopover here, the return voyage continues. There will be a lunch break in Konya and after lunch, you will visit Mevlana Museum in this city. You will be able to watch the ceremony of whirling dervishes here. The bus will be in Side around 18.30 and we will drop you off at your hotel comfortably.
Side Cappadocia 3-Day Tour is the best culture tour you can take during your stay in Side. You will see spectacular landscapes, get familiar with Turkish culture, taste Turkish cuisine, meet with Anatolian people, and have great memories that you will tell your loved ones even long after the excursion.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off, voyage with an air-conditioned coach, travel insurance, guiding service, 2 nights hotel accommodation in Cappadocia, open buffet breakfast and dinner at the hotel for 2 days are included in the price. Our guides can make changes to the itinerary of the excursion if necessary.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us