The Cappadocia Highlights Excursion offers you the opportunity to fly there from Istanbul 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 this amazing 2 days excursion
What to see during the 2-day Amazing Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane?
What to expect during this 2 Days Cappadocia Highlights Excursion from Istanbul?
Day 1: Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia
This tour begins early in the morning. A car will drive you from your hotel to the airport in Istanbul in order to fly towards Cappadocia. The flight has an approximate duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes. A professional and experienced tour guide will welcome you upon landing. The guide will also be responsible to guide you through the various places of interest and explain interesting facts.
With a fully air-conditioned bus, you will visit the first stop of this tour which is Devrent Valley. This is one of the valleys that were never inhabited by humans. It is also known as the Imagination Valley as the rock formations there look like animals and other objects. Then, you will visit the Paşabağları Valley. This is one of the most known valleys in Cappadocia and there you can admire the fairy chimneys and the unique rock formations.
After spending some time there, you will be transferred to a town called Avanos which is known for its ceramics and pottery art. There, you will visit a pottery workshop in order to learn the processes used during production. From there, you may purchase some interesting souvenirs. A lunch break follows at a restaurant in Avanos in order to enjoy some local recipes and relax for a while.
After lunch, a visit to Göreme follows which is considered the heart of Cappadocia. Göreme Open Air Museum is listed as UNESCO cultural heritage site. There, you can observe interesting rock formations and the outstanding beauty of nature. The last stop of this 1st day will be made at the Uçhisar Castle in order to enjoy some panoramic views over the valleys. During the afternoon, you will be transferred to a charming hotel in Cappadocia in order to rest for the rest of the day.
Day 2: Cappadocia tour Flight to Istanbul
On the 2nd day of our Istanbul 2-Day Cappadocia Tour, breakfast will be served at the hotel. After the check-out, get ready for another magnificent guided tour. The schedule of the 2nd day includes a visit to the Red Valley. Although it is a relatively small valley, its red-colored rock formations create an idyllic and mystical atmosphere. Then, you will be transferred to the Güllüdere Valley. An interesting highlight is that the color of the rocks changes according to the sunlight’s reflection. The valley has some monasteries, churches, and carved houses to explore.
Çavuşin village will be your next stop. It was constructed during the Roman period and from there you may enjoy spectacular views over the Paşabağ valley. A lunch break follows at a local restaurant in order to relax and enjoy a tasty meal.
After that, you will visit the Pigeon valley which is one of the most famous in Cappadocia. The last stop of the Istanbul 2-Day Cappadocia Tour will be Kaymaklı Underground City.
As this is the last stop of our tour, the bus will drive you toward the airport. From there, you will enjoy a flight to Istanbul. Upon landing, a comfortable vehicle will drive you back to your hotel in the city center.
Extra Tour Details
- Everyday departure (All year round)
- Duration: 2 days
- Groups / Private
What is included during the 2 Days Excursion?
- Accommodation BB
- All sightseeing & fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- Flight tickets
- Transfer service from Hotels & Airport
- English Guide
- Beverage during the tour
- Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
- Personal expenses
- Entrance for swimming in Cleopatra Pool
- Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flight
- Cappadocia Turkish Night Show