Cappadocia is one of Turkey’s most spectacular places to visit. Indeed, the region is known for its fairy-tale like sceneries and its unparalleled natural beauty. The Istanbul 2-Day Cappadocia Tour offers you the opportunity to fly there and enjoy an incredible guided tour in some of the most known spots in the region. Visit the infamous valleys of Cappadocia, admire the fairy chimneys, explore villages and learn the history of Cappadocia with a 2 days excursion there. If you are looking for Hot Air Balloon Ride in Cappadocia this tour is also ideal for you.
Day 1. Morning flight to Cappadocia. Your flight to Cappadocia is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. There, a guide will welcome you and explain the schedule of the excursion.
Devrent Valley: You will begin this 2-day tour in Cappadocia with a stop at Devrent Valley. It is also known as the Imagination Valley and attracts thousands of visitors every year due to the spectacular rock formations that it has. In fact, these rocks look like animals or objects, so use your imagination to explore the valley properly.
Paşabağları Valley: This is another famous and popular valley in Cappadocia. There, you will admire the beautiful dairy chimneys and snap some photos of the imposing rock formations.
Avanos town: The tour continues with a visit to Avanos town, which is famous for its tradition in pottery and ceramics. There, you will visit a traditional pottery workshop in order to learn how these beautiful pieces are made. You may also purchase some great souvenirs to take back home. At Avanos you will also enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant.
Göreme Open Air Museum: After lunch, you will visit the so-called heart of Cappadocia, the area of Göreme. During your time there, you will visit the Open Air Museum which has several rock formations, fairy chimneys, churches and monasteries. The guide will explain everything you need to know about this site.
Uçhisar Castle: The last stop for Day 1 will take place at Uçhisar Castle. This is the perfect spot for some photos as you can enjoy breath-taking panoramic views over Cappadocia’s valleys.
Hotel: During the afternoon, you will arrive at a charming 3-4 star hotel in Cappadocia in order to spend your night.
Meal plan: lunch.
Day 2. The 2nd day of this exploration begins with a breakfast at the hotel. After the breakfast, you will check out from the hotel and proceed with your sightseeing in Cappadocia.
Red Valley: The red valley will be your first destination for the 2nd day of the trip. It is a smaller valley, but is listed among the most famous in the region. The rock formations and the fairy chimneys have a red colour allowing the creation of a spectacular backdrop.
Güllüdere Valley: The tour continues towards the Güllüdere Valley. What makes this location special is that the sunlight is reflected on the rock formations and gives them different colours every hour.
Çavuşin village: This village is another interesting site to explore. There, you can observe houses carved into rocks and snap some interesting photos. The guide will let you know interesting facts about the history of the settlement. A lunch break follows at a local restaurant in the nearby area.
Pigeon Valley: Energized from the lunch break, you will be driven towards the Pigeon Valley. There, you can observe the pigeons’ nests carved into the rocks. Admire the beauty of nature and take some photos of this beautiful valley.
Kaymaklı Underground City: The last stop will be made at the Kaymaklı Underground City. It was constructed during the Roman period to protect locals from the enemies. Visitors are able to walk around the underground city and explore the various rooms.
Flight to Istanbul: By the end of your last stop, the bus will drive you towards the airport. From there, you will enjoy a comfortable flight back to Istanbul.
Meal plan: breakfast and lunch.
Highlights: Göreme Open-Air Museum, Kaymaklı Underground City.
Duration: 2 days and 1 night.
Includes: flight tickets, a professional guide, entrance fees, meals according to the program, hotel accommodation in double room, Cappadicia transfers from and to airport. Optional: Hot-Air Balloon ride, transfers in Istanbul. Minimum 2 people. For Solo traveler please request for the price.
Please note: Tickets are subject of availability and price will be reconfirmed at the time of booking.
Cancellation policy: Flight tickets are non-refundable. Accommodation can be canceled without penalties 5 days before the date of arrival.