Cappadocia and Yilki Horses Photography Workshop

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  • 19-22 July 2018

  • Group Size: Max 20 People (Sold Out)

  • Price: 500 USD (Per person in double room) (Single supplement 75 USD)

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We are heading Kayseri to capture adorable the beautiful Yilki wild horses, Cappadocia’s most beautiful landscapes, untouched valleys, colorful balloons, fairy chimneys and the Salt Lake. We will be spending 4 unforgettable days in Anatolia’s the most extraordinary and magical region, staying in one of the most beautiful cave hotels.

This tour is organized by Cuma Çevik Photography with TURSAB A group Pienti Travel company license number 9005.

Day 1 - Kayseri - Yilki Horses (19 July 2018 Thursday)

After gathering in the Kayseri Airport around noon, we heading to a famous Kayseri restaurant in Kayseri to sample the local, genuinely delicious cuisine. Afterwards, our destination is Yilki horses. We will be taking photographs of the magnificent Yilki horses galloping in the sunset, ending the day in our hotel in Cappadocia. Following the dinner, there will be a “Turkish Night” event for that evening taking place in an underground cave restaurant. After dinner, we will be heading back to our hotel for resting.

Day 2 - Cappadocia - Tuz Gölü (Salt Lake) (20 July 2018 Friday)

In the early morning, we will be head to a secret premier valley to witness and capture the moment when hot air balloons are filled up and fly. Following this unforgettable, unparalleled experience, we will head back to our hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we will be having a 2-hour workshop to process a RAW photo taken from the very same morning. Lunch will take place at the cave restaurant Uranos Sarikaya. Following the lunch, we will depart to photograph the sunset in Lake Tuz (the Salt Lake). Then, we will come back to our hotel for dinner and rest before going out to take pictures of the stars at night. Participants will learn how to set up their camera for night and astrophotography.

Day 3 - Goreme - Cappadocia (21 July 2018 Saturday)

In the early morning, we will head to the Valley of Love to capture hot air balloons flying over the breath-taking Cappadocia landscape. We will also utilize a retro Volkswagen T2 vintage minibus as a model during this photo session. The morning session will continue in Pasa Baglari where we will be taking photos of our model in very unique scenery. Our third location for the morning will be Guvercinlik Vadisi (Valley of Pigeons). Afterwards, we will head back to our hotel for breakfast. Following breakfast, we will be visiting a pottery workshop where participants will be free to take photographs or even attempt to create their own clay works.

After lunch, we will behave some free time to visit the Goreme Open Air Museum or Goreme town centre. Our sunset destination will be Ortahisar. We plan to take sunset and blue hour photos, sipping tea, fresh brewed over a bonfire. Dinner will be served in our hotel.

Day 4 - Sultan Marshes - Kayseri (22 July 2018 Sunday)

We will check out of our hotel in the early morning from our hotel and head to the Sultan marshes in Kayseri. After our photography workshop there we will be having breakfast and ending our tour at Kayseri Airport.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • 3 nights at Yunak Evleri Cave Hotel with 3 open-buffet breakfasts

  • Pick-up and drop-off from and to Kayseri airport and all regional transport

  • Photography training and consultancy to be provided by Cuma Cevik

  • 3 hours tutorial video by Cuma Cevik

  • On board complementaries (tea-coffee-sandwich-water)

  • Service fee for the local horsemen to organize Yilki Horses for shooting

  • Professional local guides

  • Turkish night (unlimited local alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages)

  • Local travel insurance

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Inbound and outbound transport to and from Kayseri

  • Personal expenses

  • Minibar and room service

  • Drinks taken at lunches

WHAT TO BRING:

  1. Camera body, wide angle lens, middle-zoom and telephoto zoom lens

  2. Tripod, remote control and filters

  3. Memory card (at least 64 gb)

  4. Portable hard drive or USB flash disk for taking tutorial video by Cuma Cevik

  5. Laptop for editing sessions (optional)

  6. Casual clothes for dinners and lunches and photography workshops

  7. Summer clothes

  8. Light jacket for morning photography (10-15 C)

 

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terms and conditions:

  • The tour leader has the right to change the program content according to weather conditions, road conditions and social events.

  • In case of insufficient attendance to the tour, the tour is cancelled and the tour fees are refunded provided that all participants are informed 2 weeks before the departure date.

  • The accommodation quality can be changed in accordance with the conditions provided that the quality standard remains the same.

  • For meals not included in the tour price, the tour leader recommends places or places, but there is no obligation to receive services from the recommended places. Anyone can get services from anywhere, provided that they do not hinder the travel program.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

  • If the participant gives notice of termination more than 30 days before the start of the package tour due to a situation or force majeure which the participant cannot foresee and prevent, despite all due diligence; The price paid by the participant is returned to him without any deduction, except the fees.

  • For cancellations made 30 days or less before the date of travel, 50% of the package fee and for cancellations made 10 days before the date of travel, the entire package price will not be refunded.