Riha Travel

Riha Travel

Friday, 08 December 2017 07:16

Terms & Conditions

1. Pricing Tour Options 
Riha Travel Turkey offers many travel options, tours, packages and other services with three different hotel category options within each tour. These range from carefully selected 3, 4, & 5 star hotels all around Turkey. Prices are set in November and are valid for a year. Prices will be maintained for bookings outside this period on receipt of the deposit.

1.a NoHotel Tours
 
Tours may be booked without hotel accommodation if you prefer to book your own hotel. We have given the name of “No Hotel” to this type of tour. Prices include all items mentioned under Tour Includes lists, but exclude hotel accommodation, breakfasts and dinners. You will not be refunded for any of the services included in the tour which you do not use.

2. Reservation - Deposit - Payments

2.a Reservation
Having fully explored the Riha Travel website and found a tour which suits you, simply complete the short booking form located at the bottom of each tour itinerary page or call our office in Istanbul on 0090 522 60 95. We will check availability for your preferred date and respond by e-mail or telephone. Once availability has been confirmed and you are happy to go ahead with the booking, we charge a booking deposit to your credit card. An e-mail confirming all the details of the tour, including hotel name and domestic flights if booked with us, will be sent to you immediately. Most importantly, please ensure you send us your full name as per your passport so we can make your flight reservations correctly.

2.b Deposit and Payments

Tour payments are divided into 3 steps. Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of your online order and a non refundable deposit as shown in the table below. Progressive payment is then due as indicated below.

 

BOOKING DAY

4 WEEKS BEFORE

2 WEEKS BEFORE

NoHotel TOURS

15 % (non refundable)

35%

50%

TOURS WITH DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

25 % (non refundable)

25%

50%

YACHT TOURS

25 % (non refundable)

25%

50%

These payments can be made via credit card, bank transfer or travellers cheque. Please find below Riha Travel bank details for booking via bank transfer.

Bank Name: Turkiye Is Bankası
Bank Branch: Kocamustafapasa-Fatih-Istanbul-Turkey
IBAN: 
Account Name: Turkbang Turizm İnşaat ve Gıda Sanayi Ticaret Limited Şirketi.
$ - US$ A/C # TR600006400000111050832715
YTL A/C # TR600006400000111050832715

Visa and Mastercard payments can be charged Turkish Lira. A 4% bank fee will be charged if payment is made via American Express. Other payment methods are free of fee charges. You may also contact us for other payment methods.

The full amount of your tour must be paid 14 days before the tour start date. If full payment is not received by this time we consider it a cancellation and cancellation penalties will apply. If you have booked any of our tours including domestic flight tickets, then cancellation penalties and the full amount of the flights will be charged.

A reservation can be changed only if space is available. An entire reservation that is changed will be considered a cancellation and will be subject to cancellation fees (100% loss of deposit).

2.c Booking Changes
Once your booking in confirmed, the first change on your services is free. For subsequent changes a €50.00 fee will be charged.

3. Cancellation and Refunds
Cancellations must be made in writing and signed by the tour participants. In the event that a tour participant cancels his or her reservation, the cancellation penalty may apply. The reservation deposit of 15% will not be refunded in case of any cancellations. ANZAC Day Gallipoli 2016: The reservation deposit of 25% will not be refunded in case of any cancellations. If you have booked a tour including domestic flight tickets then the domestic flight tickets are charged at the full amount. Cancellations must be made at least 4 weeks before tour date otherwise late penalties will apply.

3.a Cancellation Penalties

 

4 WEEKS BEFORE

3 WEEKS BEFORE

2 WEEKS BEFORE

1 WEEK BEFORE

WITHIN 1 WEEK

ANZAC 2016

75% refund

50% refund or 65% credit

30% refund or 40% credit

No refund

No refund

NoHotel Tours

85% refund

50% refund or 65% credit

30% refund or 40% credit

No refund

No refund

TOURS WITH DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

75% refund

50% refund or 60% credit

30% refund or 35% credit

No refund

No refund

YACHT TOURS

75% refund

50% refund or 60% credit

30% refund or 35% credit

No refund

No refund


*No refund policy applies on all flight tickets.

4. Yacht and Hotels Terms and Conditions
Some of our hotels and Yacht tours have specific terms and conditions which we must abide by. In some cases, this terms and conditions can be different from Riha Travel Turkey terms and conditions.

For hotel accommodation for large groups with a minimum of 10 people different terms and conditions will be applied depending on the chosen hotel and their policy.

Prices and choice of accommodation are always subject to availability. Subject to availability, Riha Travel Turkey and its hotel partners reserve the right to move guests into accommodation within the same category.

We also offer you our NoHotel Tour packages, where you have the opportunity of choosing your own hotel and only booking activities with us.

5. Guarantee Prices
Our price guarantees that no increase in land costs will occur once you have paid the deposit for your tour. This is your protection against international currency fluctuations. When you have paid for your domestic flight in full, there will be no change in the cost of the ticket, even if airfares rise later.

6. Last Minute Bookings
The price of your domestic flights may change when booking at last minute. Prices indicated are subject to flight availability and a minimum of 4 weeks notification prior to the commencement of your tour.

Your last minute land tours will be arranged according to the availability of services. Prices will not change, unless Riha Travel has to make any change or add any extra service for the last minute booking.

7. Discounts / Special Offers
On all discounted tours full payment required at the time of booking.
When booking any of our tours in advance, please ask us about any available discounts.

7.a Discounts for children

 

 

UNDER 2 YEARS OLD

2-6 YEARS OLD

7-11 YEARS OLD

ABOVE 11 YEARS OLD

NoHotel TOURS

Free

Free

25%

Full amount

TOURS WITH DOMESTIC FLIGHTS

Euro 20 for flight tickets

50%

25%

Full amount

BABY SEAT REQUEST FOR BUS*

+25%

+25%

N/A

N/A

*Baby seats for buses will have an extra charge of 25% of the tour cost and they must be requested prior to the starting date of the tour. Where the baby is carried by the parents, there will be no extra charge. 
**Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult, without exception. 

7.b Group Sizes Tours

Please ask for special group discounts if you are a group of more than 6 people. For the accomodation, we can manage single, double and triple rooms depending on the number of people and according to availability. Note that in some periods of the year, the group sizes will be from 10 to a maximum of 30. 

8. Airplane Service

None of our packages includes international flights and taxes
When you arrive after your customs and baggage collection, our friendly staff will be waiting with your name and a Riha Travel Turkey sign at the arrivals gate. They will asist you to our transportation and with your onward tour. 

8.a Tours with domestic flight tickets

Some of our tour packages include domestic flight tickets. A copy of all your flight tickets, tour voucher, itinerary, hotel contact information and confirmation email will be sent to you upon request before your arrival in Turkey. We also give this to you in your welcome pack upon arrival at the airport. You should check all the information carefully (names, arrival and departure times, flight details...) and notify us immediately of any discrepancies, as once booked and confirmed we will not take responsibility for any errors in this information.
Please keep in mind that a maximum of 15-20 kilos are allowed on domestic flights.

9. Travel Insurance

We recommend that you purchase travel insurance for the same reason that you have house and car insurance - to protect you, your loved ones, your possessions and your travel investment. If you or your family have unexpected health problems, experience flight delays or have possessions stolen during your vacation, you will be covered for costs.

10. Transportation

All the buses we use are luxury, air conditioned buses. Most of them have TV and freezer available and our luxury Mercedes Sprinter has internet and mini bar. All of the buses used intercity are very clean, comfortable and safe. You will see a lot of interesting and beautiful views during the journey. For long bus journeys, we provide a small rest break every 2.5 hours.
The table below includes all our buses, available seats and maximum people allowed.

BUS CAPACITY

FACILITIES

BUS NAME

Seats in bus

  1. people

A/C

Fridge

TV

Internet

Minibar, Tea & Coffee

Luggage space

Mercedes Vito

8

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Volkswagen Caravelle

8

5

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Mercedes Sprinter

14

10

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Volkswagen Crafter

14

10

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Deluxe Mercedes Sprinter

10

8

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Prestij Mini Bus

27

22

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Turkuaz Bus

31

26

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Luxury Bus

32

29

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Luxury VIP Bus

46

40

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Luxury Big Bus

54

50

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Riha Travel will deliver you to the airport a minimum of 1 hour before your domestic flight departure time, or 2 hours before your international flight departure time.
If at your arrival you do not see any of our staff waiting for you, you should register your name at the information desk and Riha Travel will cover the cost of transportation until your hotel. Please note that people who uses other alternative services without prior registration at the information desk will not be covered by us.

10.c Transportation Schedule

The transportation and your guides are bound by a strict time schedule and cannot be kept waiting for passengers who do not adhere to scheduled departure times. We kindly ask you to pay attention to the departure times of your group at each location visited, and that you be present in the hotel lobby at the required times. Riha Travel does not accept responsibility for instances where it’s customers do not abide by this rule.

10.d Luggage

On bus tours space for luggage is limited so each passenger is permitted to take one piece of luggage only (suitcase or garment bag) per person. In addition, all passengers on coach tours receive a handy carry-on bag, which may be stowed under your seat or overhead in the coach. 

11. Private and Regular Tours

Regular and private tours are available on the Riha Travel website. A private tour is limited to people who has booked it, while in a regular tour more people are able to join. Prices are dependent on the number of people and the kind of tour required.
Many of our tours incorporate walking tours in interesting places such as Topkapi Palace, Pergamon, Ephesus and Cappadocia. These are leisurely paced walks with a guide. We suggest that you take a pair of comfortable walking shoes with non-slip soles as many historic places have uneven paving.
Riha Travel may make changes in the order of the activities included in the booked itinerary if as and when required. Please note also that Topkapi Palace closed on Tuesdays, Dolmabahce Palace on Mondays and Thursdays and the Grand Bazaar on Sundays. 
The itineraries will also be take into consideration public and national holidays such as Ramadan, Republic Day, New Year’s Day and so on.

11.a Tour Guides and Meeting Points

You will be assisted by a fluent English speaking professional tour guide who has an excellent knowledge of Turkey. She or he will be charged with giving you a meeting point referenceto ensure the smooth running of the tour. You will also meet the tour guide at the meeting point after your free time during the tours.

11.b Entrance Fees

Entrance fees make up approx 30% of the tour cost. All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary are included in the tour price and will be paid for by Riha Travel.

11.c Single Supplement Travellers

We have many customers who travel alone. If you don’t mind sharing your room with another traveller then we can arrange a twin share, inwhihc case we will not charge you the single supplement.

11.d Optional Tours

Riha Travel provides a number of optional tours not included in your booked itinerary. You can find all the optional tours and rates on the Riha Travel website. You may wish to book these in advance or you could also book an optional tour on your arrival by calling our staff. Please give them time enough to make all the bookings.

12. Hotel Accommodation
Our hotels are 3, 4 and 5 star hotels. You can nominate the hotel category that you want. In some parts of Turkey there are special and unique hotels. For example there are cave hotels in Cappadocia, boutique hotels in Urfa and Mardin and treehouses in Safranbolu and Amasya. The open buffet breakfast is included in all hotels. Riha Travel recommends the 4 or 5 star hotels as there is only a small difference price with 3 star hotels and the services are of a higher quality.

12.a Check in and check out
You may check into rooms between noon and 1:00 pm, depending on the hotel. If hotel rooms are available then we can help you to check in early, if not we have to wait till 2:00pm. You may use this time to take a walk, have a snack or do a little exploring. Generally check out must be before 12 pm.

13. Passports & Visas
You are responsible for ensuring that you have all the necessary travel documents and that they are valid and effective. You will need a current passport that is valid for at least 6 months and the necessary visa documentation. Passengers must apply for and obtain a multiple entry Turkey visa for our Turkey programmes, multiple entry Schengen visa for our Greek tour programmes and Single entry tourist visa for our Egypt programmes. If you take a tour in North Cyprus, you will need a double entry visa.
Riha Travel will provide invitation letters to obtain any of these visas for those who have booked and paid a deposit. The cost of visas is not included in your tour package. Check your local embassy and the information below for visa procedures.
For up to date Turkey visa information from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs follow this link: www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa
Citizens of most countries can obtain a visa at the border. For up to date border information from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs follow this link:
www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-fees-at-border-gates-for-2010.en.mfa
At Istanbul airport (IST) you can get your visa at the visa counter on your left just before the passport control area. Passport control will send you back to the visa section if you do not have a valid visa. It's a good idea to have the correct money in the correct currency for your visa.
As of April 17, 2013, electronic visa (e-Visa) replaces “sticker visa” which was issued at the border crossings. Applicants just need to log on to the following link, provide the requested information, (after the application is approved) make online payment and download their e-Visa: www.evisa.gov.tr

14. Riha Travel Rights
Riha Travel reserves the right to decline, accept or retain any person as a tour passenger should such person's health, mental condition, physical infirmity or general attitude impede the operation of the tour or the rights, welfare or enjoyment of other tour passengers. Please let staff know if you have any health problems when you are making your booking.
The times on this itinerary are subject to change without notification. Our company is not responsible for last minute delays or changes to the schedules. Our company agrees only to partial compensation in an effort to cover particular not-provided service in case of any failure and will not pay a full refund or full compensation for any disappointment and any extra expenses.
Riha Travel reserves the right to cancel any of the tours in case of insufficient numbers or unfavorable weather conditions, strike, terror, fog and technical reasons and the captain can make changes to the route accordingly. Riha Travel cannot be held liable for the change of your itinerary in the event of such circumstances.

15. Personal belongings
Personal items including jewellery, money, valuable documents and other personal belongings are the responsibility of each individual. It is our recommendation that customers use their hotel safebox or facilities provided at the Guest Relations Desk. Riha Travel is not responsible for the loss of any personal belongings that are not committed to the Guest Relation Desk or not kept in the safebox. Travel insurance is professionally advised to travellers for unpredictable incidents. 
Before starting the tour you will be issued with suitcase tags. It is important that your personal details are filled in completely to ensure your personal luggage is correctly delivered to your accommodation. Please keep your hand luggage and hand bags with you at check-in for emergency needs. 

16. Travel Prohibitions
Passengers will be prohibited from travelling in the event of pregnancy in advance of 27 weeks or more in accordance with the terms of their own safety and their own health. Travel may be permitted in the instance where sufficient medical documentation is provided till 24- 26 weeks of the pregnancy.

17. Dietary Requirements
Special dietary requirements of passengers are catered for in the menu including vegetarian, diabetic, children menus and dairy-free. For meal requests, please confirm with Riha Travel at least 2 weeks before your tour start date.

18. Handicapped Services
Riha Travel provides private services for handicapped people with prior request. Please contact our staff to make arrangements.

19. Marketing purpose
Pictures and videos of the tours can be used by Riha Travel for promotion of our services or other marketing purposes. Riha Travel maintains the right to use them without prior consultation. Clients also have the right to refuse the use of their images if they do not these to be published.

20. Tipping
As you know, around the world you do not have to pay tips if you are not happy with the service, but especially in Turkey, tipping is a cultural fact. People who give you good service expect a tip.
Our company will always give you quality service, but we do not include tips in our package prices. Normally, tour guide tips are 2 Euro per person per day while driver tips are 1 euro per person per day. This will vary according to the quality of their service, so it will be up to customer to decide on the given amount. Remember this is not an obligatory service, but rather a part of the Turkish culture.

21.Complaints
If you have any feedback or problems about any of our service, prior, during or after the tour, please inform our Riha Travel staff. We will try to fix the problem immediately. We pride ourselves on our service and will follow up with those who complained to be sure they are fully satisfied. We take feedback seriously as we believe this helps us to improve our services and make our company more professional and expert.

22. Turkish Laws
At all times during the tour, clients must respect Turkish laws. Riha Travel will not be responsible for any clients committing illegal acts. Please remember that smoking rules apply in all restaurants, clubs or closed spaces. Some of these places provide an open area for smokers. 

23. Responsibilities / Consumer Disclosure Notice
Riha Travel and/or its agents act only as an agent for the hotels, airlines, bus companies, ship lines, owners or contractors providing accommodation, transportation or other services. Receipts and contracts issued by Riha Travel are subject to all tariffs, terms and conditions under which any accommodations, transportation and any other service whatsoever are provided by such hotels, airlines bus companies, railroads, ship lines, or owners or contractors or by any person in their employ. By acceptance of tour membership, receipts, contracts and tickets, the tour member agrees that Riha Travel , and/or its agents assume no liability for any loss, injury or damage to a person, property, or otherwise any connection with any accommodations, transportation, or other service, resulting directly or indirectly from any acts of Nature, danger, incident at sea, fire, breakdown of machinery or equipment, acts of government or other authorities, de jure or de facto, wars, whether declared or not, hostilities, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferage, epidemics, quarantines, medical or custom regulations, defaults, delays, or cancellations of or changes to itinerary or schedules, or from any causes beyond Riha Travel's control or for loss damage resulting from insufficient, improperly, issued passports, visas or other documents, and that Riha Travel and/or its agents assume no liability for any additional expenses, or liability sustained or incurred by the tour member as a result of any foreign causes.
Riha Travel is neither responsible for nor liable for defaults of those persons / companies not directly under control of Riha Travel . 
The prices of the tours are based on tariffs and exchange rates in effect at the time of printing and subject to adjustment in the event of any change therein. Riha Travel reserves the right to substitute hotels with best available alternatives and make any changes in the itinerary where deemed necessary or caused by airline schedules or other reasons.

RIHA TRAVEL

Adress :   Zafer Mah. Kuzey Sok. No:21-B
                Yenibosna-Bahçelievler

                    Istanbul-TURKEY
Postcode :  3194
Tel:            +90 212 522 6095
Fax:           +90 212 522 6097    
Gsm Urgent Call : +90 533 7731421

Web: www.rihatravel.com
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Friday, 08 December 2017 07:00

About Us

RIHA TRAVEL

Riha Travel, was established in 18-12- 2013 to introduce a new concept to the turkey travel market "Mini Tours". These efficient yet well paced excursions have since our founding departed year round to the most majestic locations. While other tour companies were offering long tours, we inaugurated “Mini Tours” for the FIT traveler. Our personally crafted voyages allow one the ability to visit the Turkey and or Middle east on one’s own while still and incorporating either a short or extended tour for a part of the vacation. Riha Travel has expanded to include extended tours. So as well as the concentrated look at the panoramas and metropolises we operate tours which are in depth yet still efficiently chartered. Our tours are from one day to eleven days in duration and offered in different temporal sequences on both coasts. Unique to the travel industry, we operate our tours by vans, mini buses, and buses depending on the amount of passengers we have. This gives our traveling customer the guaranteed assurance that the tour will operate and not be cancelled due to not meeting the minimum number of required passengers. 

Our tours cater to all nationalities. We have professional Multi-lingual tour guides who are all trained by us. All of our guides are knowledgeable in history, attractions, and local customs of the places we travel to and through and will provide enriching information throughout the tour. We are members of The Travel Industry Association of Turkey in Turkey, Türsab and Company, www.tursab.org.tr ( Turkey official tourism web site), and we are licensed by the Turkish government for the operation of commercial vehicles, SAIB We offer an exciting way to experience the cities and natural wonders of Turkey.
We wish you a good trip!

Saturday, 02 December 2017 18:02

Cappadocia North Tour

Cappadocia NORTH  TOUR

Overview of The Tour

- Duration;          Approx. 8 hours
- Regular & Private; Everyday
- Tour Highlights; Dervent Valley, Pasabag, Avanos, Goreme, Uchisar Castle 
- Lunch, featuring a selection of Turkish cuisine 
Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley. We visit Pasabag’s “fairy chimneys”, where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art which is a popular destination because of its attractive old town with cobbled streets, and views over the river and is its production of earthenware pottery, it is also the most economic activity in the town. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kızılırmak has always been used. A visit to ceramic & tile center to see how the ceramics made by hand. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. People of Goreme, at the heart of the Cappadocia Region, realized that these soft rocks could be easily carved out to form houses, churches, monasteries. These Christian sanctuaries contain many examples of Byzantine art from the post-iconoclastic period. These frescoes are a unique artistic achievement from this period. We complete the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock-Castle which has the numerous hollowed-out containers, rock tombs, and a large water cistern all welcome you as silent witnesses to history and human life giving you a panoramic view of the valleys of Cappadocia.
SPECIAL NOTES
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1, 5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Ps. No restrictions are available for the arrival and departure times on the private tours; however, those who arrive on later flights will be missing some parts on schedule and no refund is given for missing visits stemming from the late arrivals.
Regular Services from Kayseri Airport are valid only for the arrivals around 08:00 and departures at 20:00. Those who arrive earlier or depart later may need to wait at the airport.
Tour Price Includes;
- From /to Hotel and Airport. 
- English speaking  Official Tour Guide .
- Entrance fees to the various sites.
- Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle.
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Beverages.
- Personal expenses.
- Tip to driver and tour guide.
- Anything unless specified being included.
Saturday, 02 December 2017 18:02

Cappadociaa South Tour

Cappadociaa South Tour



Overview of The Tour
Duration; Approx. 7 hours
Group ;  Group
Tour Highlights; Kaymakli Underground City, Red Valley, Cavusin, Ortahisar
Lunch, featuring a selection of Turkish cuisine.

Itinerary
Depart from your hotel to visit Red valley and explore the famous rock- cut churches and hike 5 km through the Gulludere valley. Then visit Cavusin village. Old Cavusin was abandoned several decades ago due to avalanches. The current village of Cavusin is located on the road. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several hermitages. After lunch drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli Underground City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia. The underground city was originally carved out as eight floors; however four floors are available to visit. In wartime about 5000 people can refuge in. The tunnels are still used today as storage areas, stables, and cellars. On the way back visit the natural castles at Ortahisar.
SPECIAL NOTES
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Tour Price Includes;
- From /to Hotel and Airport 
- English speaking  Official Tour Guide 
- Entrance fees to the various sites
- Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Beverages
-       Personal expenses
- Tip to driver and tour guide
- Anything unless specified being included
Saturday, 02 December 2017 18:02

Cappadocia Green Tour

Cappadocia Green Tour

 

 Overview Of The Tour
- Duration; Approx. 9 hours
- Group or Regular; Group tour everyday
- Tour Highlights;  Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley, Belisirma Village, Selime Monastery, Yaprakhisar.
-  Lunch,  featuring a selection of Turkish cuisine with open buffed

Tour Itinerary
Start the tour with a spectacular view over Goreme from Esentepe. You will see the complete view of Goreme valley and Goreme village: fairy chimneys, rock formations and cave houses.
Continue driving to Derinkuyu Underground City, one of the best preserved and deepest Underground Cities in Cappadocia. Derinkuyu is excavated to a depth of approximately 85 m. It contains all the usual rooms found in an underground city (stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, churches, wineries etc.); a large room on the second floor was a missionary school with study rooms.
Proceed to Ihlara Valley. This gorge is 16 km long and both sides are lined with rock carved churches; there are more than a hundred little churches and houses. You will walk about 4 km along the river in the valley exploring the hidden churches. 
At the end of your walk lunch will be served at Belisirma Village by the river.
 On the way back visit Selime Monastery, carved out of the rock by Christian monks in the 13th century. The size of the church makes a visit here astonishing. Stop briefly at      Yaprakhisar Panorama point for another view of this great Monastery (this is also the spot where famous movie “Star wars” was shot).
SPECIAL NOTES
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 - 80 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Tour Price Includes;
- From /to Hotel and Airport 
- English speaking  Official Tour Guide 
-       Entrance fees to the various sites
-       Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Beverages
- Personal expenses
- Tip to driver and tour guide
- Anything unless specified being included
Saturday, 02 December 2017 18:01

Highlights Of Cappadocia

Highlights Of Cappadocia

 

Overviw Of The Tour
Duration;  appAox. 8 hours
Standards ;   Private;
Tour Highlights; Dervent Valley, Pasabag, Avanos, Goreme open air museum, Kaymakli underground city 
Lunch; Featuring a selection of Turkish cuisine 

 

Itinerary
Pick up from Kayseri –Nevsehir airport or hotels. Our first real encounter with Cappadocia almost Martian landscape is in the Dervent valley.  We visit Pasabag's “fairy chimneys”, where the voice of the wind harmonizes with songs of the fairies. From here we pause at Avanos center of terracotta art. After lunch we visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. We complete the tour with a visit to the Kaymakli Under Ground ancient City, where early Christians lived in fear and faith. The houses in the village are constructed around the nearly one hundred tunnels of the underground city, which is one of the most interesting underground settlements in Cappadocia At the end We will visit Hand- made Carpet co-orperation to see how the carpets are made by hand 
SPECIAL NOTES
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1, 5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Ps. No restrictions are available for the arrival and departure times on the private tours; however, those who arrive on later flights will be missing some parts on schedule and no refund is given for missing visits stemming from the late arrivals.
Tour Price Includes;
- From /to Hotel and Airport.
- English speaking  Official Tour Guide. 
- Entrance fees to the various sites.
- Air Conditioned non-smoking vehicle.
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Beverages.
- Personal expenses.
- Tip to driver and tour guide.
- Anything unless specified being included.
Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:54

Transfers in Cappadocia

WELCOME TRANSFERS SERVICES

The leading transportation and airport transfer provider in Cappadocia region of Turkey. We serve at the two nearest airports to Cappadocia, Kayseri Erkilet Airport (ASR) and Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport (NAV). Our driver will meet you personally at your terminal arrival gate or platform with a board with "Your Name" written on. You will be escorted to your vehicle, with no-fuss or waiting. Then you can relax as the driver takes care of your trip to your hotel, accommodation or other transfer point. Don't worry also about rushing to get your flight. With a well organized transfer, we can take you direct to the airport. We are always willing to provide assistance with luggage. Unlimited time of waiting and parking payments are already included into a rate.
 
Please note we do not have online sell for this service. 
Please contact us for your requirment.
CAPPADOCIA CONFIDENTIALL TRANSFER RATES 2015
 
Number of People                                   1-3            1-6          7-1       14-22          23-29
KAYSERI AIRPORT /CAPPADOCIA         60 €          70 €         90 €      130 €         150 €
NEVSEHIR AIRPORT-CAPPADOCIA        50 €          65 €         75 €      120 €         140 €
CAPPADOCIA/ ANKARA                      200 €         260 €      300 €      470 €         570 €
CAPPADOCIA/ ANTALYA                      285 €         395 €      495 €      800 €        910 €
CAPPADOCIA / PAMUKKALE              330 €         500 €      650 €      800 €            X
CAPPADOCIA/ KONYA                       220 €         280 €      330 €      500 €         570 €       
 
 
 
SHUTTLE FROM
CAPPADOCIA to KAYSERI AIRPORT    17,00 € per person
CAPPADOCIA to NEVSEHİR AIRPORT 15,00 € per person
 
 
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Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:54

Cappadocia Turkish Night Show

Cappadocia Turkish Night Show

Starts At: 20:00 in winter 20:30 in summer
Ends Around: 23:30
Includes: Transfers (Pick up and Drop Off)
We pick you up from your hotel in Goreme or other towns of Cappadocia and and drive you to one of the cave restaurants of Cappadocia where the show will be performed.
Turkish Night Show is organized not only to let you experience Turkish cultureand traditions but also to have a real entertainment and show after a relaxing Cappadocia day. 
 
The dancers, including the bride and groom, come on the dance floor and perform the traditional way, which a girl gets married in Turkey. The bride dressed in a beautiful red dress dances in the middle and the groom comes up and put on different shows for her. He first shows how handsome he is, and than how strong he is and finally how rich he is. After rejecting all these shows one by one, the bride accepts to get married with him when the groom tells that his heart beats for her. While they are strating to their wedding dance, all the guests are invited to dance with them, as well.
After a couple of other folk dances from different parts of Turkey, the highlight of the night comes: Belly Dancer! She makes her breath-taking dance and then goes around all the tables to take one man from each table. The men have a great time while they are learning the secrets of belly-dancing with some basic figures. Their wives? Well, it was made sure there were no sharp objects around, before the belly dancer!
After some other dances and shows like fire dance, caucasian dance with knives and drum show, During the night the waiters will serve unlimited soft and alcholic drinks with appetizers. The main course will be lamb with rice, the traditional wedding meal of Turkey.The night ends around 23:30 and we drive you back to your hotel for a deep sleep.
Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:52

Balloon Tour Cappadocia

Hot Air Baloon Riding

Cappadocia Balloon Tour” offers a minimum 1 hour flight time in the air. You will be collected from your hotel early in the morning, usually before sunrise and driven to the take-off site. While you are having a light breakfast, you will watch the inflation of the balloon then get a passenger briefing which explains basic rules & safety measures for the balloon flight. Then it’s time to climb into the basket and highlight of your Turkey trip begins! The take off is gentle – soon you’ll be taking hundreds of pictures over the valleys of Cappadocia. After the flight lands, there is a small celebration with champagne and you will receive your flight certificate. You will be driven back to your hotel around 08:30am just in time for breakfast, going on a daily tour or a nap. 

Inclusions
•Hotel pickup and drop off
•Entrance fees
•A light breakfast
•Transportation
•Champagne celebration
•Insurance and flight certificates.

Exclusions
•Gratuities (optional)

Additional info
•Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
•In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited


Schedule and Pricing

Our pricing is constantly updated to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible - we 100% guarantee it. Your currency is set to Euro, Dollar or Turkish Liras

Departure point: Pick up from centrally located hotels in Cappadocia

Departure time: Motly departure from hotels at 04:45. Still you need to confirm you flight hour the day befor sending email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

Return details: Returns to original departure point.

Blue Cruise Fethiye to Olympos on a Turkish Gulet

Day 1:

Fethiye Harbour 
Departure from Fethiye Harbour 11:00-12:00 to Samanlik Bay for swimming & lunch.
Butterfly Valley (sea conditions permitting) is our next stop for a swim & to visit this natural reserve, hosting 136 kinds of different butterflies and moths.
Afterwards we cruise to Oludeniz (The Blue Lagoon) again sea conditions permitting.
Option for paragliding available.
Last stop of the day is St. Nicholas Island.
Byzantine ruins, swim, dinner & 1st night.

Day 2:

Butterfly Valley  
Around sunrise departure to Firnaz Bay near Kalkan for breakfast & swimming.
Cruising to Kas where we stop in the harbour for lunch & visit of this charming fishing village.
Of ancient Antiphellos, as Kas was once known, only Lycian rock tombs & sarcophagi and the Roman theatre are left.
But the charm of the town remains!
In a bay near Kekova we stop for swimming, dinner & the 2nd night.

Day 3:

Kekova 
Breakfast.
Departure to Sunken City of Kekova (this Lycian Roman archaeological site is protected, so only looking!).
Simena, a traditional Turkish fishing village with no car access and Byzantine/Ottoman castle.
In Gokkaya Bay optional water sports are available.
Dinner, relax in this pirates haven.

Day 4:

Myra 

After breakfast we have a look at the Pirates Cave before cruising to Andriace harbour.
Disembarkation before lunch.
Bus transfer to the Tree houses in Olympos with a stop for banking and shopping when requested.
We arrive 13:00-15:00. 

NOTE:

Yacht, Gulet, Boat 

In case of poor weather and/or sea conditions, this program is subject to change without notice.

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