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DAY 1 – WELCOME AT CAPPADOCIA AIRPORT AND PRIVATE TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL
Turkish Airlines, Istanbul (IST) to Kayseri (ASR): 18:10 – 1925
Overnight at: http://www.duvenhotel.com/en or similar boutique hotel for 3 nights on bed and
Evening yoga and meditation at hotel.
DAY 2 – SUNRISE YOGA AT LOVE VALLEY & PRIVATE CLASSIC CAPPADOCIA TOUR
Early departure to Love Valley before sunrise from hotel. Doing sunrise yoga watching the gorgeous
scenery of Cappadocia. After sunrise yoga drive back to hotel for take a breakfast. Then visiting
Devrent and Pasabag –three coned fairy chimneys”
where the voice of wind mixes with the “songs of fairies”.
Lunch is in Avanos, center of terra cotta work of art since
3000 BC. In the afternoon visit the famous UNESCO World
Heritage Site Goreme Open Air Museum and see the best
examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia in rock-cut
churches with frescoes and paintings (10th & 13th
century).Depending on the period of the season, Goreme
Open Air Museum visit time can be altered to avoid
crowds of tour buses. If you wish take a break at anywhere for doing yoga during the tour.
WHIRLING DERVISHES CEREMONY IN THE EVENING AT 18:00
Sufi whirling is a form of Sama or physically active meditation which
originated among Sufis, and which is still practiced by the Sufi
Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. It is a customary dance performed
within the Sema, or worship ceremony, through which dervishes
(also called semazens) aim to reach the source of all perfection, or
kamala. This is sought through abandoning one’s nafs, egos or
personal desires, by listening to the music, focusing on God, and
spinning one’s body in repetitive circles, which has been seen as a
symbolic imitation of planets in the Solar System orbiting the sun.
As explained by Sufis. In the symbolism of the Sema ritual, the
semazen’s camel’s hair hat (sikke) represents the tombstone of the
ego; his wide, white skirt represents the ego’s shroud. By removing
his black cloak, he is spiritually reborn to the truth. At the beginning
of the Sema, by holding his arms crosswise, the semazen appears
to represent the number one, thus testifying to God’s unity. While
whirling, his arms are open: his
right arm is directed to the sky,
ready to receive God’s
beneficence; his left hand, upon
which his eyes are fastened, is turned toward the earth. The Semazen
conveys God’s spiritual gift to those who are witnessing the Sema.
Revolving from right to left around the heart, The Semazen embraces
all humanity with love.
Evening yoga and meditation at hotel.
DAY 3 – HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT & PRIVATE HIDDEN DWELINNGS OF CAPPADOCIA
Early morning hot-air balloon. Experience begins by
transfer of the passengers to the headquarters with
luxury minibuses. Our passengers will have an open
buffet – full catered delicious breakfast and their checkin
will be made while the pilots are choosing a good
launch site according to the wind directions. Once the
launch site is selected, the passengers will proceed to
the launch site where they will witness how the crew
and the pilot unload, assemble and inflate the balloon.
Following an introduction to the safety factors of
ballooning with your pilot, your amazing experience will
begin. The balloons will climb approximately 300 meters
(1000 feet) during the flight. A panoramic and marvelous
view will greet the passengers while drifting above the
valleys and between rock formations. Balloons move by
the wind and you will float wherever the wind takes you; so that each flight brings new and memorable
experiences. Each passenger is to dress according to the temperature. Flat shoes, hat, sunglasses and
of course camera is a must. The flight presents many photo opportunities and lifetime memories to
cherish. The flight will last approximately for 90 minutes. In keeping with ballooning tradition, our passengers are treated to a champagne ceremony upon landing by our crew. The passengers will
receive a memento certificate. All our passengers are covered with insurance by Eureko Insurance
Company. After the flight our luxury minibuses will take you back to your hotel. Your entire balloon
adventure lasts about 180 minutes.
Back to hotel for second breakfast and leisure time till pickup
time at 10:00. Red Valley, with its fabulous volcanic rock
formations, is in the heart of Cappadocia but away from the
tourist crowd. Rock-Cut hermit churches with frescoes and
paintings fit with the Valley’s meditative atmosphere,
remained intact since the beginning. Our lovely hike will start
from a beautiful panoramic point presenting us great light in
the morning for pictures. After the hike we give a refreshment
break in Cavusin
village which will be
complemented by a visit to the ruins of Cavusin Town. Doing
yoga and meditation before stopping for a lunch and a rest.
After lunch, 20 minute drive will take us to the least visited
Underground city; Ozkonak which was discovered by a
villager while he was looking for the water disappearing from
his irrigation system in his field. Unlike other underground
cities, Ozkonak has different ventilation and security system.
3 of the 5 floors are open to visitors and believed to shelter
60,000 people from persecution and loots. Evening yoga and
meditation at hotel.
DAY 4 –MORNING YOGA AT HOTEL & PRIVATE TRANSFER TO AIRPORT FOR YOUR ISTANBUL FLIGHT
Turkish Airlines, Kayseri (ASR) to Istanbul (IST): 11:15 – 12:45 at noon
End of the services
– Accommodation at chosen hotel mentioned on the itinerary on bed & breakfast basis
– All admissions, entrance and fees on tours including extra charges mentioned on the itinerary
– Lunch on tours at local restaurants where available
– 2 legs of domestic economy class flight tickets mentioned on the itinerary
– Professional English, Spanish or Portuguese-speaking tour guides on tours. (Experienced between
– All Private Transportations hotel – airport – hotel and destinations to destinations with a luxury
A/C custom made vehicle
– %18 VAT for travel services and %8 VAT for accommodation
PRICE EXCLUDES; International flights, personal expenses during the tour, beverages at lunch,
dinners and customary tipping for guide & driver.
Prices are net to Your Agency and mark up can be added according to your
Cancellation Policies: Bookings can be cancelled without a charge until 72 hours prior to the
transfer / tour time. Less than 72 hrs. notice is subject to full no-show.
NOTES: On mention the itinerary all hotels, tours, transfers, restaurants are following the COVID 19
Healthy Travel & Stay Measures.
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*PRICES FOR PER PERSON SHARING A DOUBLE ROOM OR A TRIPLE ROOM.
*SINGLE SUPPLEMENT ON ALL PAX SEGMENTS: 345,00 Euro
* 0-2 years old kid free (per room 2 kids)
* 2-14 years old kid %50 discount (per room 2 kids)
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