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The Churches of Cappadocia Tour with Jason Borges - Tour
  • Avanos, Nevşehir
  • 3 Nights 3 Days

The Churches of Cappadocia Tour with Jason Borges

$ 490

October 28-31, 2020 Join a small group tour with your guides Jason Borges and Cansu Ozer to explore the history of early Christians in the magical land of Cappadocia. Jason Borges (PhD candidate, Durham University) lives in Cappadocia, where he conducts history trainings on Byzantine architecture and monasticism for tour guides and hosts the website CappadociaHistory.com. Cansu Ozer is an premier tour guide in Cappadocia, having researched the region and translated academic books into Turkish. Full tour days are on Thursday and Friday, with a half day on Saturday. You will see the Dark Church, Keslik and Selime Monasteries. Explore Ihlara Valley, Pasabaglari (Fairy Chimneys), Zelve Open Air Musuem (houses carved in rock, Seljukian Mosque and remains). You'll also visit Goreme Open Air Museum (rock cut churches, frescos, monastery), Kaymaklı Underground City, Guzelyurt, Avanos and Soganli Valley. The tour involves a considerate amount of walking each day along rocky paths, so appropriate shoes are recommended. Please inquire if you have any mobility concerns that may affect your participation. Price: $490   per person $40 additional if you are not a Museum Pass Card holder $140 additional if you would like round trip domestic flights for Cappadocia included Group will form with a minimum of 7 people. If the group minimum is not reached, you will be notified of the cancellation and your payment will be refunded in full to you. If local government restrictions or lockdowns due to Covid prevent the tour, full refunds will be issued. Reservations are open to expats in Turkey.   Optional Programs in Cappadocia: Whirling Dervish Ceremony: $65 per person Hot Air Balloon Ride: 6o Minutes: $220 per person 90 Minutes: $330 per person Horseback Riding Sunset Tour: 1 Hour: $60 person 2 Hours: $90 per person