2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul
Welcome to our customizable 2 day Cappadocia tour from Istanbul, where you can embark on a lifetime of adventure and excitement! In addition to exploring the fascinating geological formations and ancient rock-cut churches of Cappadocia, you can also choose to take part in an unforgettable hot air balloon tour over the breathtaking landscape.
As you soar high above the unique rock formations and valleys of Cappadocia, you'll be treated to an unforgettable view of this beautiful region. This experience will be the highlight of your trip and one that you will remember forever.
But the excitement doesn't end there! You'll also have the opportunity to stay in a real cave hotel, where you can experience the unique lifestyle of the locals and immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the region. This will truly be a one-of-a-kind experience that you won't want to miss.
So come join us on our 2-day Cappadocia tour and create memories that will last a lifetime! Please note that the hot air balloon tour comes with an additional cost, but it's worth every penny.
2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul Itinerary
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1st day: Northern Cappadocia Tour (Lunch Included):
Good morning! Get ready for an exciting adventure as we pick you up from your hotel early in the morning and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. When you arrive at Istanbul airport, please proceed to the counter for self-check-in and collect your boarding pass by presenting your passport. Once you have your boarding pass, please proceed to the boarding gate and embark on your flight.
Upon your arrival at Cappadocia airport, our driver will be waiting for you at the exit of the first gate, holding a sign with your name on it. They will transfer you to join the Northern Cappadocia Tour, which promises to be an exciting day full of adventure.
During the tour, you'll visit Goreme Panorama, which offers a stunning view of Goreme Village, the land of fairy chimneys. You'll also visit the Open Air Museum, which is the biggest monastery complex in the region. You'll get to explore Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storage, and Pasabag, also known as the Fairy Chimney Valley, which has mushroom-like formed rocks and interesting fairy chimney formations. You'll also pass through the Imagination Valley, Devrent, where you'll have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks.
As midday approaches, we'll take a break for lunch at a local restaurant, where you can enjoy some delicious food and rest up for the rest of the tour. Get ready for an exciting day full of adventure and beautiful scenery!
After a delicious lunch, get ready for an exciting afternoon exploring more of Cappadocia! We'll start by taking a leisurely stroll along the Red River, which is the longest river in Turkey. You'll have the chance to take in the beautiful scenery and learn more about the history and culture of the region.
Next, we'll visit a small village that's famous for its pottery workshops. Here, you'll have the opportunity to see how the pottery is made and even try your hand at creating your own piece of pottery! It's a unique and interactive experience that you won't want to miss.
As the day comes to an end, we'll make our way back to the hotel, passing through Love Valley on the way. This valley offers an incredible view and is sure to leave you in awe of the natural beauty of Cappadocia.
When we arrive back at the hotel, you'll have some free time to relax and unwind in your unique cave hotel. Spend the evening exploring the local area or simply enjoy the comfort of your hotel room. It's the perfect end to an exciting day full of adventure and discovery.
2nd day: Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast - Lunch Included):
You have the option to start your day with an incredible hot air balloon tour over Cappadocia, watching the sunrise over the stunning landscape. After the tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel at around 10:00-10:15am to join the Southern Cappadocia Tour.
The tour starts with a visit to the Uchisar Castle, which is the largest fairy chimney in the area and was used as a fortress by many civilizations throughout history. Next, we'll take a scenic hike through Red Valley, covering about 4 km, and explore the rock churches of Rose Valley, where early Christians found refuge from Roman prosecution.
We'll then arrive at the ancient settlement of Cavusin, where you can see the fascinating cave residences. For lunch, we'll stop at a local restaurant to taste some traditional Turkish cuisine.
In the afternoon, we'll visit Kaymaklı Underground City, the widest underground city in Cappadocia, which was used by refugees and people fleeing from catastrophes. Next, we'll visit Pigeon Valley, which offers stunning views of Uchisar Castle and still has pigeons living in the pigeon houses.
The last stop on the tour is Three Beauties Valley, which is famous for its vine factories and offers breathtaking views. After the tour, we'll transfer you to the airport to take a flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival, a driver will be waiting for you at the exit of the first gate, holding a sign with your name on it, to transfer you back to your hotel. This marks the end of our service.