Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul

Although many cross-country tours in Turkey only allocate a day to Cappadocia’s preternatural landscape and innovative architecture, most travelers find that a two-day tour strikes the right balance between seeing the region’s highlights and sacrificing time elsewhere in the country. See all of the highlights of Cappadocia comfortably during this two-day tour departing from Istanbul. Don’t risk running out of time to see all of the region’s unique natural heritage; instead, make sure you get to experience all of Cappadocia’s surreal landscapes, its cave churches, and the underground city.

per adult from

$508

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • 1 night accommodation including breakfast
    • Roundtrip domestic flights (Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul)
    • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
    • Professional English-speaking & Spanish-speaking tour guides for the duration of the day tours
    • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
    • Hot Air Balloon Ride (Available for 2nd Option)
    • 2 Full-day tours in Cappadocia (Red Tour & Green Tour)
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Balloon Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
    • Entry/Admission - Selime Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Pigeon Valley
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Dinner
    • Drinks

  • Day 1: Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia - Cappadocia Day Tour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    The travel services will start with an airport transfer (approx. 04.00am) from your hotel to Istanbul New airport or Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen airport for flight to Cappadocia.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Goreme, Goreme, Cappadocia
    Upon your arrival Cappadocia airport, you will be met by your driver and driven to Goreme - approx 1 hour from airport.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
    Uchisar, which is the highest point of Cappadocia and the view from the top is just brilliant. In the first destination you will be informed about unique formations of Cappadocia.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
    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: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkey
    Avanos is the town of traditional pottery art, thus. You will visit one of the family work-shops in Avanos to have some information about the pottery and have a kick-wheel-pottery demonstration. Also, you will take your lunch in one of the traditional restaurants in Avanos.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Devrent Valley, Devrent Mevkii No:1 Urgup Yolu, 50500 Turkey
    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: 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

    Pass By: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
    On this tour, you will have seen many examples of the Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia.

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
    After completed today's tour, you will be transferred to your hotel for accommodation.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
    Accommodation included: Your accommodation will be at "The Cappadocia Hotel" (or equivalent hotel) in Cappadocia.

    Day 2: Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional) - Cappadocia Day Tour - Flight Back to Istanbul

    Stop At: Cappadocia Balloon Tours, Göreme Açık Hava Müze Yolu Caddesi, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    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 begin at sunrise, 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. The Standard Flight is a total of 60 fascinating minutes (approx.). There will be a champagne celebration at end of the flight and you will be presented with a Flight Certificate, signed by your pilot, as a souvenir reminder of this magnificent experience. You will be returned to your hotel at the end of balloon ride. (Optional - Can be added while booking this tour package.)
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Göreme Panaroma, Nevşehir Yolu Üzeri 1. Km., 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    We will pick you up from your hotel on 09.30am (Approx) and depar for the Green Tour of Cappadocia.

    Goreme Panaroma ;

    A fascinating panoramic view point where you can see the Old Goreme Village with its surroundings. You will get general information about the Göreme and Cappadocia.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri, Derinkuyu Turkey
    Which is the biggest and deepest underground city of Cappadocia. It has 8 levels and connected with narrow tunnels. You will visit Stalls,Storages,Church,Vinery, Kitchen and the other sections which are open for visitors.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Selime Monastery, Guzelyurt Turkey
    Which is the biggest rock-cut Monastery of the region. And the landscape of the town which contains the Kathedral is keeping some similarities about Star Wars movies.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt 68500 Turkey
    You will visit the Ihlara valley/canyon after your lunch (approx 1 hour for lunch time). Totaly Canyon is 14 km but you will have the best part of it which is around 4 km and it takes almost 1 hour. Ihlara Canyon contains more than 100 churches and approximately 10.000 caves which are carved by early christian Monks.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pigeon Valley, Uchisar KasabasI Nevşehir Kapadokya, Goreme 50240 Turkey
    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: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cappadocia, Turkey
    The tour will be finished approx. 17.30pm - 18.00pm. After your tour in Cappadocia, we will transfer you to Cappadocia airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
    Upon your arrival Istanbul, we will drop you to your hotel in Istanbul.

    ** The return flight could be to the Istanbul SAW airport if the flights are not available to Istanbul airport on your return date.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: You will get your breakfast at hotel
    • Lunch: You will get your lunch at restaurant (open buffet)
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: İstanbul, Turkey
    2: Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    3: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
    4: Avanos, Nevşehir, Turkey
    5: Uçhisar, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
    6: Ortahisar, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
    7: Cappadocia, Turkey
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Istanbul new airport or Sabiha Gokcen airport for flight to Cappadocia.
    Departure Time :
    4:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    İstanbul, Turkey
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the 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 15kg luggage + 8kg hand bag quota for each domestic flight. If you will need more luggage capacity, please inform that to us.
    • 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 refund rate is the difference between options of "with balloon ride" and "without balloon ride" for the cancellations of the hot air balloon ride.
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The children who 6 years old and under are not allowed to balloon tours.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants, hotels. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing in restaurants & hotels. Max 60% guest capacity in restaurants & hotels (except small boutique hotels). Hotels will have the Covid-19 accredited certification which confirmed by government.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Travel Experts

Activity ID: V-66241P60

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