Miracles of Cappadocia : 2 Days Travel with Balloon Ride Option from Istanbul

Duration: 2 days
Destination: Turkey, İstanbul, Turkey
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Overview

Discover the enchanting landscapes and ancient cities with a pre-planned four-days Turkey tour. This tour will shed light on the life of the early Christians, their rock-carved churches and their histories in Turkey. This 4-days Turkey travel is including 3 nights hotel accommodation, domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Pamukkale - Izmir to Cappadocia - Cappadocia to Istanbul, transfers at the mentioned airports in the itinerary, Entrance fees of museums / national parks / ruins mentioned in the itinerary, professional tour guides licensed by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism for duration of the day tours. Do not forget add a hot air balloon ride to your booking for an even more unforgettable Cappadocia experience. It is available with the discounted prices on the booking options of this travel package.

Itinerary

Day 1: Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia - Cappadocia Guided Tour - Overnight at Cappadocia

Stop At: Istanbul, Istanbul
Your travel services will start with a departure transfer from your hotel to airport. Our driver will meet you at the reception of your hotel (or Airbnb addreess if the street of it is available for car parking) and then transfer to Istanbul airport for your flight to Cappadocia. The pick-up time is between 03.15am and 04.30am for this transfer. This timing depends the scheduled departure time of flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia on your travel date. The tour operator will inform you about that after they booked your domestic flight tickets.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cappadocia, Cappadocia
Upon your arrival Cappadocia airport, you will be met by your driver and driven to your hotel in 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. After arrived hotel, you will have a short break for refreshment before your Cappadocia experiences. Your tour guide will pick you up from hotel on 09.30am (Approx) and depar for the Green Tour of Cappadocia.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Keslik Monastery, Urgup Turkey
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: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taşkınpaşa, 50402 Taşkınpaşa/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
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.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sobesos Ancient City, 1 mile from Sahinefendi, Urgup Turkey
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: Kaymakli Underground City, Derinkuyu Turkey
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: Mustafapaşa, Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
Mustafapasa Town, which is among the untouched destinations of Cappadocia, is a Greek Village, formerly known as "Sinasos". This charming village, which is one of the must-see places in Cappadocia, is becoming popular with its history of rupture and its architectural features. You will take your lunch by a traditional restaurant which located in this unique village.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
Urgup - One of the most important symbols of Cappadocia, the Legend of Three Beauties takes its name from the fairy chimney of two adults and a child. So why have we defined these fairy chimneys as adults and a child? When you learn the legend, you will fully understand what we mean.
Duration: 10 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: 15 minutes

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

Meals included:
• Lunch: You will take your lunch at a local restaurant during tour.
Accommodation included: The Cappadocia Hotel (or equivalent hotel) at Cappadocia - Guarantee to Stay at Cave Room

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

Stop At: Cappadocia Balloon Tours, Göreme Açık Hava Müze Yolu Caddesi, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional) : 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: Goreme Open-Air Museum, Merkez, Muze Cd., Goreme 50180 Turkey
We will pick you up from your hotel on 09.30am (Approx) and depar for the Red Tour of Cappadocia. 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, Turkey
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: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar Turkey
Uchisar Castle Region, 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: 20 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: Avanos Oren Yeri, Kapadokya Cd., Avanos 50500 Turkey
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

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: 20 minutes

Stop At: Pasabag, Urgup Turkey
Pasabag, where is also commonly known as Monks Valley. You will have chance to see the famous mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys as well as St. Simeon’s monk cell carved into the rock.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme Turkey
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, Turkey
At the end of tour, you will be transferred to Cappadocia airport for your flight back to Istanbul.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: İstanbul, Turkey
Upon your arrival Istanbul, we will meet you at the airport and then we will drop you to your hotel in Istanbul. *** The departure time of return flight is between 08.00pm and 09.00pm. That's meaning, Your return flight will be landing Istanbul airport or Istanbul SAW airport between 09.30pm and 10.30pm.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: You will take your breakfast at hotel. The breakfast time of hotel is between 07.00am and 10.00am.
• Lunch: You will take your lunch at a local restaurant during tour.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1 night accommodation including breakfast
  • Domestic Flights : Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off Services in Istanbul & Cappadocia
  • Day Trip(s) : Cappadocia Red Tour, Cappadocia Green Tour
  • Experience : Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional - Can be added while booking)
  • Professional English-speaking & Spanish-speaking tour guides for the duration of the day tours
  • Entrance fees of museums, national parks, ruins mentioned in the itinerary
  • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Keslik Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Kaymakli Underground City
  • Entry/Admission - Cappadocia Balloon Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Pasabag

Exclusions
  • Dinner & Drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • 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.
Departure Point

1: İstanbul, Turkey
2: Cappadocia, Turkey
3: Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
4: Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
5: Uçhisar, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
6: Ortahisar, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
7: Avanos, Nevşehir, Turkey
Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

04:00 AM


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

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.

User's Reviews

MARTHA_L

23 May, 2022

All places are spectacular, Pamukkale is something you should see, the air balloon in Cappadocia is wordless. Everything was wonderful, the places the drivers, the guides, the flights. always on time, very professional I highly recommend this tour

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