Best of Cappadocia : 2 Full-day Tours & Sunrise Balloon Ride | La Vacanza Travel

Best of Cappadocia : 2 Full-day Tours & Sunrise Balloon Ride

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Türkiye, Türkiye, Goreme
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Overview

Enjoy a 3-day tour of Cappadocia from Istanbul by roundtrip flights. The services of this travel package starts and ends at your hotel in Istanbul. 2 full-day tours to most popular places of Cappadocia, two nights accommodation at a cave boutique hotel in Cappadocia, roundtrip domestic flight tickets (Istanbul to Cappadocia), and airport transfers are all included. Do not forget add a hot air balloon ride with discounted price to your booking for an even more unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cappadocia Guided Tour Including Lunch

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
*** This pick-up service is valid for guests who booked the option of “from Hotels in Cappadocia” : We will pick you up from your hotel on 09.30am-10.00am (Approx) and depar for the guided tour on today.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport, Tuzköyü, Nevşehir Kapadokya Havaalanı Girişi, 50900 Gülşehir/Nevşehir, Türkiye
*** This pick-up service is valid for guests who booked the option of “from Airports in Cappadocia” : Upon your arrival (Kayseri Erkilet Airport or Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport), you will be met by your driver and driven to meeting point of the tour car. Cappadocia - approx 1 hour from airport. The driver will be waiting you at the exit gate of arrival terminal in airport, and holding a signboard written your name on it. PAY ATTENTION : The landing time has to be before 08.30am for you can cath the guided tour. If your plane will be landing after 08:30am, you can miss some parts of the guided tour.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Urgup, Urgup, Cappadocia
Meet the most famous family of fairy chimneys: Three beauties. These are the official symbol of both Urgup and Cappadocia.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkiye
Here is the monastery, including the rock cut churches, kitchens, wineries, storages and living rooms left from Anatolian Christians. Goreme Open Air Museum is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Ortahisar Panorama, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
The entire town is dominated by the 90-metre-high (300 ft) rock-castle in the centre of the town, which is called Sivrikoya by the inhabitants. It is an extraordinary example of the rock-cut architecture which is typical of the region and served as a refuge from attackers in Byzantine times. You will see all these rock-cut architecture by panoramic visit.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkiye
Today’s lunch service will be in a local restaurant at the Avanos, and you will have chance for test the "Testi Kebab" which is a traditional kebab variety of the Cappadocia region of Turkey. (Also, vegetarian meals are available in same restaurant.) Avanos is a popular destination because of its attractive old town with cobbled streets, and views over the river. The old city of Avanos, whose name in ancient times was Venessa, overlooks the longest river of Turkey, the Kizilirmak (Red River), which also separates Avanos from the rest of Cappadocia. The most famous historical feature of Avanos, which is still relevant and very visible today, is its production of earthenware pottery; it is also the most economic activity in the town. The ceramic trade in this district and its countless pottery factories date right back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kizilirmak has always been used.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkiye
Uchisar rock castle is one of the biggest landmarks of Cappadocia. It is the highest tuff hill in the area with beautiful views of the surrounding valley full of bizarre rock formations. (There are no any visit to rock castle because of the walking difficulties and safety risks on there. You will have a stop for panoramic view to this rock castle.)
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkiye
Which is also known as Imagination Valley. Valley contains many animal shaped rocks which are mostly in red colour. Some of the most frequent shapes is like Camel.
Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkiye
Cappadocia is famous for its unique landforms. The Fairy Chimneys are the most obvious places to visit where these landforms are best seen and the common life of humankind and nature. On this tour, you will have seen many examples of the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia.

Stop At: Cappadocia, Türkiye
At the end of tour, we will drop back you to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: You will take your lunch at a local restaurant during tour.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Hot Air Balloon Ride (Included) - Cappadocia Guided Tour Including Lunch

Stop At: Cappadocia Balloon Tours, Bilal Eroğlu Cd. No:1/23, 50180 Göreme Kasabası/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Hot Air Balloon Ride (INCLUDED) : Get ready for a wonderful experience unique to Cappadocia! We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the balloon site where you will have the opportunity to watch the balloon being prepared for your flight. The flight will be at sunrise time, where your pilot will climb to a comfortable altitude of about 700 to 1000 meters above ground level. It is from this elevation that you will marvel at the beauty of Cappadocia below you. During certain segments of the flight our pilots are also capable of flying as low as 1 meter above the rock formations which will allow you perfect photo taking opportunities. Duration of total activity is approx 3 hours, and total duration of flight is approx 60 minutes. There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight and you will be presented with a madal, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. Afterwards, we will drop back you to your hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Keslik Monastery, Urgup Turkiye
We will pick you up from your hotel on 09.30am-10.00am (Approx) and depar for to southern part of the Cappadocia. Keslik Monastery is a sprawling cave monastery complex with two churches, a large refectory hall, a sacred spring, and endless cave rooms. Located in an idyllic garden setting, this is the most expansive monastery in Cappadocia. This site has been used and developed in many ways throughout the course of 2,000 years. This area was a gravesite in pre-Christian Roman times, a large communal monastery during the Byzantine era, and now a tourist site in modern Turkey.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Taşkınpaşa Medresesi, 50402 Taşkınpaşa/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Taskinpasa Madrasah was built during the period of Karamanogullari Principality. Although the date of its construction is not known exactly, it is estimated that it was completed in the 13th century. Taskin Pasha Complex consists of the mosque, the madrasa and the tombs in the courtyard of the mosque. Note : The Culture and Tourism ministry is restoring the madrasah on this year. That's why, you will see this madrasah from out of building and you can take the photos of this amazing historical building.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sobesos Ancient City, 1 mile from Sahinefendi, Urgup Turkiye
Sobesos Ancient City was discovered by accident in 2002. The city, which is one of the mirrors of Cappadocia's history, was unearthed as a result of a 3-year archaeological excavation. As a result of the excavations, it has been observed that there are many motifs embroidered on colored stones. Especially the floor mosaics are made with interesting geometric patterns.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
You will take your lunch by a Turkish Kebab Restaurant in Goreme. Also, vegetarian meals are available in same restaurant.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkiye
Kaymakli, one of the major underground cities of Cappadocia, consists of 8 floors. However, as in many underground cities, not all floors are open to tourists. In the city, the first floor is separated for the animals to go out easily. Establish a connection between the churches and other living spaces with the corridors separated from the stables. Kaymakli Underground City, which has astounding sections such as warehouses, kitchens, cemeteries, mughouse, and copper processing workshop, still contains hidden underground tunnels that have not been fully revealed.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkiye
Which is located in Uchisar town to have one of the best panaromic viev of the region. That site also covers lots of pigeon houses which are builty bye the ancient inhabitants of the region. If you like, you can able to visit popular onxy stone factory of the region.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Cappadocia, Türkiye
At the end of tour, we will drop back you to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: You will take your lunch at a local restaurant during tour.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Services in Cappadocia
  • Airport Pick-up Service in Cappadocia (Available for option of "from Airports in Cappadocia")
  • Outdoor Tour : Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Professional tour guide who licenced by Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  • Entrance fees of museums, national parks, ruins mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 2x Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Keslik Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Balloon Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City

Exclusions
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Drop-off Service in Cappadocia
  • Dinner & Drinks
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • The airport pick-up service is valid for option of "from Airports in Cappadocia". If you do not choose that option while booking, local tour operator do not provide any pick-up service. This service is excluded on other options.
  • Notice to guests who booked the option of "from Airports in Cappadocia" !!! If your plane will be landing to Cappadocia airports after 08.30am, you can miss some visits of the tour. Because the daily guided tours are starting approximately 09.30am - 10.00am.
  • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you are entitled to a partial refund. In such a case, your refund will be processed by the day after of that trip.
  • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximately flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket. The flight duration could be 50-55 minutes or 65-70 minutes. This situation depend the weather conditions before landing, and pilots are decide to that within the safety rules of Civil Aviation Authority. Total activity duration is approximately 3 hours.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • This tour is not available for the bookings to children who are 5 years old and under.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

1: Cappadocia, Türkiye
2: Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
3: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Türkiye
4: Uçhisar, Tekelli, 50240 Uçhisar/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Türkiye
5: Ortahisar, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Türkiye
6: Avanos, Nevşehir, Türkiye
7: Kayseri Erkilet Airport, Hilal, Mustafa Kemal Paşa Blv., 38090 Kocasinan/Kayseri, Türkiye
8: Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport, Tuzköyü, Nevşehir Kapadokya Havaalanı Girişi, 50900 Gülşehir/Nevşehir, Türkiye
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Kayseri Airport, Kayseri Turkiye
  • Nevsehir Airport, Nevsehir Turkiye


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

2 days


User's Reviews

John_K

13 Nov, 2022

Ali at The Cappadocia Hotel was a marvelous host & breakfast was a feast. Solomon our tour guide took special care of us and went at our pace. The views & scenery spectacular.

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Great hotel spectacular scenery.

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