2 Days 1 Night Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane with Optional Balloon Ride

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Turkey, Turkey, Goreme

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  • 2 days
  • Goreme
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  • Cancellable


2 Days 1 Night Cappadocia tour from Istanbul by plane is the most easy way to explore Cappadocia.We will pick you from your hotel in Istanbul and drop off to your hotel again.You don't have to worry about anything. We have thought and arranged everything for you. You just enjoy your trip. This package will tick all the boxes for you.

What is the highlights of this tour?

*Goreme Open Air Museum
*Kaymakli Underground City
*Pasabag Fairy Chimneys
*Pigeon Valley
*Uchisar Castle
*Hike in Red Valley
*Love Valley
*Goreme Panaroma

***Please Note***
*With this 2-day tour, you will see all the beauties of Cappadocia at a limited time.Due to this limited time, flights to Cappadocia are the first flights in the morning. (Usually 06.40 am flight, subject to availability). Your pick up time from Istanbul hotel will be around 4 am.
*This tour does not include assistant services at airports.
*The price does not include balloon flight. Please ask for reservation and price information.


Day 1: Flight to Cappadocia & North Cappadocia Day Tour

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
Your driver will be ready at your Istanbul hotel and transfer you to Istanbul Airport for Cappadocia flight.
We pick you up from any hotel in Istanbul for airport transfer.Istanbul hotel pick up time is between 04.15 am and 6.30 am, depend on exact flight time.Departure time, which is specified as 9.00 am, is approximately it is the time when you will be at the airport in Cappadocia.
When you landed to Cappadocia we will greet you at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport and transfer to Cappadocia.
You will meet your tour guide for day tour.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
First stop is the fantastic view point of Uchisar Castle where you will receive information about the rich history of Cappadocia and the unique rock formations.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
Goreme Open Museum is known to be one of the first monasteries in the history of Christianity. This rock-cut settlement, where education was given to spread Christianity, has been on the UNESCO World History list since 1985 with its frescoed churches and rock living areas.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Avanos, Avanos, Cappadocia
Avanos is one of the oldest settlements of Cappadocia. The pottery art, which is known to have started at the time of the Hittites, still continues and there are many workshops.
This visit includes lunch and a short tour along the Kızılırmak.(Red River)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
Cappadocia is famous for its unique landforms. Pasabag is the most obvious place to visit where these landforms are best seen and the common life of humankind and nature.Pasabag, where is also commonly known as Monks Valley. You will have chance to see the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk cell carved into the rock.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkey
Devrent Valley is well known as imagination valley where you can take fantastic pictures with animal-shaped rock formations.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
Weaving is one of the most important features of Turkish culture. This tradition from Central Asia still continues in Cappadocia. We will make a short visit to a cooperative where world-famous Turkish carpets are produced and learn the intricacies of this thousands of years of art.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
At the end of the tour, your guide will leave drop you off to your hotel.
Duration: 20 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Some options of this tour includes soft drinks with lunch.
Accommodation included: Overnight in Cappadocia (Utopia Cave, Alfina Cave, Medusa Cave or similar) Hotels may vary depending on the tour option.

Day 2: Optional Hot Air Balloon Ride & South Cappadocia Day Tour

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
If you have already booked ticket, you will take part in the balloon flight.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Goreme Panorama, Uchisar Yolu uzeri 1.km, Goreme 50180 Turkey
Goreme is a village located in the center of Cappadocia. Recently, it has become a center of attraction with its hotels carved from the rock. Goreme panorama offers views of the charming village of Goreme.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Red Valley, Nevsehir Ortahisar, Nevsehir 50650 Turkey
Red Valley is an area that attracts attention with its red color in the very center of Cappadocia. The inside of this valley is suitable for walking and there is a hiking route that lasts approximately 4 km. During this walk in touch with nature you will see fairy-chimneys, local farms, pigeon houses and cave chapels.
During the valley walk, it is possible to see the different color layers of the volcanic eruption millions of years ago in Cappadocia. Hiking finish at Cavusin Old Greek Village.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Love Valley, Goreme 50180 Turkey
Love Valley is one of the most well-known and photographed areas of Cappadocia. It attracts attention with its earth shapes and is almost like a natural photography studio.
Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
We will make a short visit to Goreme village for a lunch break. Then you will have time to take photos and take a short walk.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
Underground cities are the trademark of Cappadocia. It is known that there are more than 100 underground cities in the region. These architectural marvels were built from the time of the Hittites to shelter, hide and sustain life. It is known that the first Christians used these underground cities for a long time to hide from the Arab invasion. Kaymakli underground city is the biggest and the most visited underground city. Get ready to feel yourself in the stone age.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey
Pigeon has been the most important animal after horse for Cappadocia. It is one of the iconic visiting areas of Cappadocia. The people living in nature have used pigeons as fertilizer in agriculture and pigeon eggs while decorating their churches. The most effective way of permanent fresco was to use pigeon eggs, and this discovery changed both their lives and the pigeons' lives. They built large rock-carved pigeon houses, fed them and had a common life. Although there are no fresco artists today, this common life continues.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to the airport for Istanbul flight.When you landed to Istanbul we will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Rich Turkish breakfast at hotel.
• Lunch: Some options of this tour includes soft drinks with lunch.
No accommodation included on this day.

  • 1x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Roundtrip airport transfers in Istanbul and Cappadocia
  • Roundtrip Cappadocia flight tickets from Istanbul
  • Accommodation in a boutique, cave hotel
  • Professional, licensed tour guide
  • Skip the line museum entrance tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Fairy Chimneys
  • Entry/Admission - Love Valley
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City

  • Balloon Flight Tickets (Please specify your request in the special requests section when booking)
  • Beverages at lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the standard double or triple room. If you would like stay at single room, there should be single room supplement cost.
  • Supplier will send your domestic flight tickets three days before of your departure date.
  • You will have 15 kg checkin luggage + 8kg hand baggage allowance for each domestic flight. If you will need more baggage allowance, please contact with us.
  • Balloon ride is offered as an extra activity and not included in price for all options.Balloon flight ticket prices vary according to the season and demand. Therefore, for the most accurate information, please write your request in the special requests section when booking this tour. We will contact you and inform you as soon as possible.
  • Optimum weather conditions are needed for hot air balloon flight. All flights may be cancelled at any time by the Civil Aviation Authority. In such a case, there is no right of objection.(decisions taken for flight safety reasons are final and do not change) Balloon flight is one of the most popular activity that can be attended in Cappadocia. No doubt, Cappadocia is much more than balloon flight with it is thousands of years of history. However, if you are still thinking of visiting Cappadocia only for joining a balloon flight, we recommend considering this situation.
  • If you made your balloon flight ticket reservation with us and your flight was canceled due to weather conditions, you will receive a full refund.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes while participating in the tour.
  • This tour has 5 options,you can find the details when making a reservation.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Vegetarian food option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • All Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted by the government of the Republic of Turkey. However, detailed cleaning is carried out on our vehicles on a regular basis.
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up offered from any hotel in Istanbul for airport transfer. Istanbul hotel pick up time is between 04.15 am and 6.00 am, depend on exact flight time. Tour starting time, which is specified as 9.00 am, is approximately the time of arrival to Cappadocia.

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


2 days

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews


08 Jun, 2022

We had an amazing experience in Cappadocia with Bellaturca Travel. The end-to-end service they offered was absolutely phenomenal and they made our holiday in Cappadocia a once in a lifetime experience we will never forget. Turker from Bellaturca Travel proactively liaised with us from the moment we made the booking on La Vacanza Travel and ensured a seamless experience in the lead up to our trip. Communication was excellent and well detailed. On arrival in Cappadocia we were met by our chauffeur and taken to the Bellaturca office where we were introduced to our tour guide Mustafa and served some lovely refreshments. We have nothing but positive things to say about our 2 day guided tour and our amazing guide, Mustafa. The tour itself was excellent. But what really made this experience special was how Bellaturca travel went above and beyond. From taking us to lovely local restaurants to try authentic Turkish cuisine to graciously accommodating any requests we had, Turker and Mustafa made our trip to Cappadocia a truly memorable experience.


08 Jun, 2022

Truly wonderful 2 day trip for me and my family, made all the more memorable due to the excellent service provided by Turker and the entire team at BellaTurca Travel (admin, guides & drivers) were all fantastic. From the moment we were collected from our hotel in the morning in Istanbul to the moment we were returned in the evening the next day, everything was without fault. Communication, transfers, drivers, guides made the entire experience stress free and the highlight for our family in Turkey, especially my two teenage kids. Even any personal requests were acknowledged and catered for eg our Autistic sons dietary requirements when choosing the restaurants for lunch. Our guides for the two days were professional but also up for a laugh so it made for an even better experience. i would have no hesitation in recommending BellaTurca Travel. Jazakallah khair to BellaTurca, and Insha Allah when we are returning to Turkey we will look to book everything through u. Your service and professionalism demands it be rewarded. Teşekkür ederim for everything.


01 Jun, 2022

The trip was superbly organised. Although the chosen hotel (Utopia cave) was idyllic with a lovely soa, the breakfast was definitely below par wuth no fresh juices, croissants and stake rubbery, bread. The "cave" is too dark for make-up amd the mattress out-of-date 1970s style. Also, the room does gibe off a stale cave stench/odour. However, the balloon ride itself was fantastic and very well organised. The tour around Cappadocia was also very informative with a great choice of restaurant for lunch (included in the package). Only part that really let us down was the transfer on return to Istanbul from airport to hotel which was disorganised and chaotic and a sub-standard vehicle arranged.


29 May, 2022

Wow, where to begin. This tour is first class, so well organised and rich in culture, history and, of course, geology. Our tour guides were Ahmet (so funny, he had us laughing the whole day) and Sefa (incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the region, particularly the geological aspects). We literally just had to show up outside our hotel in Istanbul and everything else was arranged for us. Every transfer on time, everything on schedule. The balloon ride was also amazing, despite the early start. These guides are such professionals, it doesn’t matter if you’re tired. Trip of a lifetime, for sure ❤️


27 May, 2022

What a wonderful trip with amazing Bella Turca Travel they handled and coordinated over trip from Istanbul and back over tour guid Mostafa is knowledgeable,informative and friendly he made the whole experience stress free even when over flight back to Istanbul was delayed he keep in touch with us and coordinate transfer from Istanbul airport to over hotel, thank you so much Bella Turca Travel and thank you so much amazing Mostafa we love everything and everywhere you took us including over cave hotel, we sorry balloon flight was canceled because of bad weather but it gives us excuses to come back and see you guys.

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