2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul By Plane



2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul By Plane


Tour Summary


DAY 1
• Transfer from your hotel to Istanbul Airport (Sultanahmet / Taksim Hotels)
• Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Shuttle Transfer from the airport to our agency office
• Full day Small Group Cappadocia tour with lunch
• Overnight at Carus Cappadocia Hotel
DAY 2
• Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight in the morning
• Full day Small Group Cappadocia tour with lunch
• Shuttle transfer to the airport (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Flight from Cappadocia to Istanbul Airport
• Transfer from Istanbul Airport to Taksim or Sultanahmet Hotels

Itinerary Details


DAY 1

With an early pick-up from your hotel around 05:00am, we will transfer you to Istanbul Airport and have the flight to Cappadocia. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to our agency office to start the trip. The Tour will start with the most important place in Cappadocia: Goreme Open Air Museum. The museum is a big monastery complex and there are 9 churches over 1000 year-old that you can visit. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985 and our guide will give information about the history of the region & museum. After visiting the site about 1,5 hours, we will drive to Love Valley Panorama Point to see some interesting shaped fairy chimneys and Red & Rose Valleys from a nice angle.

Then, we will drive to Pasabag Fairy Chimneys to see the best-protected fairy-chimneys in Cappadocia region. Pasabag is also called as "Monks Valley" and there are a lot of multiple-headed fairy chimneys. Our guide will give you information about the formation of these fairy chimneys and the entire region as well. After the visit, we will drive to Avanos to have our lunch in a small boutique restaurant.

After lunch, we will see the kick-wheel pottery demonstration in Avanos which is an art almost 4000 years old inherited from the Hittites. Then, we will drive to Kaymakli Underground City for about 30 minutes to see the largest underground city in Cappadocia. The city is an amazing architectural carving that has storages, churches, living areas, wineries and so much more. The final visit will be in Pigeon Valley to see the beautiful view of the valley and Uchisar Castle from a panoramic point. After this visit, we will drive you back to your hotel around 17:00. Overnight accommodation at Carus Cappadocia Hotel.

DAY 2

You can start your day with an optional hot air balloon flight in the early morning to see the sunrise.

Our tour today will start at 09:30 and drive about 5 minutes to the Goreme Panorama Point to see Goreme Town and valleys of Cappadocia from a higher point. Our guide will give you information about the history and geography of the region. The next visit will be after 40 minutes drive in Derinkuyu Underground City which is the deepest one in Cappadocia region. The underground city has all the amenities of a classical underground city, but in this one, you will reach 60 meters below the ground.

We will then visit one of the most spectacular canyons in Turkey: Ihlara Gorge. 3 km hike will be one of the highlights of our tour. We will hike through the canyon for about 1 hour along the river, passing by Byzantine rock-cut churches decorated with frescoes. We end the hiking portion of the tour near Belisirma village, where we will have lunch in a quaint riverside restaurant.

After lunch, we will drive about 15 minutes to climb up to Selime Monastery which is the biggest one in the region. We will see the monastery, kitchen, catedral and church sections after climbing there. Then, we will drive about 1,5 hours to get back to Uchisar area to see the traditional stone art demonstration and Pigeon Valley at the same place. After these visits, we will drive you back to your hotel around 17:30. After some refreshment at the hotel, we will drive you back to the airport for the flight back to Istanbul. After reaching to the airport, we will drive you back to your hotel in Istanbul.

The rate for this tour will be 350 Euro per person on minimum 2 people basis. The rate will be little cheaper if you are more than 2 people. We can also organize the same tour on private basis. The private version of the same tour will be 520 Euro per personPlease send us an email to get more information and make your booking. We will reply your request the latest in 24 hours.

INCLUSIONS

 Pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul

 Airport Transfers

 Round-trip Flight Tickets

 Professional English Speaking Tour Guide

 Transportation with luxury vehicles

 Entrance Tickets

 Lunches

 Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast

 Parking fees and service charges

 Water during the day

 Drop-off to your hotel in Istanbul

EXCLUSIONS

 Drinks (at lunches)

 Dinner

 Any Private Expenses

 Optional tips to the drivers and guides

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