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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  • Goreme
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Overview

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
*Avanos
*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.

Itinerary

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.

Inclusions
  • 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 -stone 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

Exclusions
  • 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.
  • Flight tickets are economy class for all options and 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 can be canceled at any time by the Civil Aviation Authority. In such a case, there is no right to object. (Decisions taken for flight safety reasons are final and do not change). With its thousands of years of history, Cappadocia is undoubtedly much more than balloon flight. However, if you are still planning to come to Cappadocia just to join a balloon flight, we recommend that you consider that the balloon flight may be cancelled.
  • 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 4 options,you can find the details when making a reservation.
  • Vegetarian food option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Pick up service can be provided from many hotels in Istanbul. The drop off point at the end of the tour is the same as the pickup point. (Please let us know if you prefer a different drop off point, additional charges may apply for late notifications)
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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.

Duration

2 days

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

User's Reviews

Machuche

18 Nov, 2022

My mom, brother and I took this tour last week and it was such an amazing experience. Our guide, Ahmet, was sooo nice and flexible with us, and the tour is very well organized. They make everything easy for you - 100% hassle free. From the moment you are picked up in your Istambul hotel to the moment you arrive back the Bella Turca team takes care of every detail. I would 100% recommend it to anyone.

JayO_12

16 Nov, 2022

My wife and I absolutely loved this tour. Cappadocia is rich with history and scenery. It is well worth a couple of days there. I especially liked the ‘door to door’ aspect of this tour. Someone picked us up from our hotel in Istanbul, took us to the airport to fly to Cappadocia, picked us up and took us to our tour guide and eventually our hotel. Then they returned us. We really liked not having to plan all of the little details. Our tour guide (TG) was fantastic. He is a wealth of historical information and took us at the speed we wanted to go. We even did some optional additions like touring a pottery store and demonstration on how they make it as well as a local village. Whenever we had any small issues, Moustafa of BellaTurca Tours took care of us and explained things to us. I highly recommend this tour. One thing to mention - you get up very early to go to the airport (like 4am) and start touring when you get to Cappadocia. It is a long two days. I loved it but be prepared for that.

Zainab_K

12 Nov, 2022

We had the most spectacular experience from the start till the end. Mustafa made sure that everything from our flights and shuttles to Cappadocia were safe and on time along with ensuring everything was upto expectations. Words cannot possibly define what this tour was... the first day was light and breezy with us visiting many places in the southern part of Cappadocia with our tour guide Ahmet in a luxurious shuttle with a small group of people. The view, the sights, the oraganization and the tour guidance was 210% amazing. The hotel we stayed in was nothing less than art. Hotel Cave Utopia was an experience of a lifetime with the room's rugged interior keeping us intrigued and inspired... The weather balloon ride at dawn on the second da was AMAZINGGGG! We have over a thousand pictures of what we saw in the ride but nothing could come close to the actual experience of watching a weather balloon prepped, prepared and finally taken onboard of. All in all, I'd rate this 200/ 100 because the trip was quite literally the ultimate experience!

Kristine_M

11 Nov, 2022

If you want to have a fun and meaningful tour, request Ahmet. He is funny, lively and always have answers to any questions you may have. He is hospitable and greets you with a big smile. 5/5 for Ahmet’s tour! I gave a 4/5 over all because the food was the same in all restaurants, and was okay. The restaurant on our second tour was great doe! I would highly recommend.

Tipene_C

10 Nov, 2022

10/10 experience our tour guide mustafa and also our driver were both absolutely amazing mustafa had alot of info on the history of cappadocia and I personally think he spoke very clear English he was patient and kind our driver was always on time. Amazing job :) our hot air balloon ride was an experience I'll never forget the only thing that kind of is a downfall but not really is after seeing cappadocia from the sky any more site seeing you do around cappadocia just isn't as exciting anymore in my opinion. Abdul was our pilot for that hot air balloon and he was great smooth ride extremely smooth landing also have to give credit to the amazing ground crew for that oh and our accommodation was just WOW. Stop reading reviews and just book the tour you're getting more than your moneys worth and you won't regret it :)

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