2-Day Heart of Cappadocia Tour
2-Day Heart of Cappadocia Tour. Cappadocia tour package from Istanbul, Izmir or Cappadocia Airports.
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- Activity Level Leisurely
- Group Size Small Group
2-Day heart of Cappadocia tour starting from Istanbul or Izmir.
Have you got your domestic flights booked? If yes, you are able to book this tour package to start/end from Cappadocia Airports (Kayseri Airport or Nevsehir Airport) airport instead.
- Airport transfers
- Internal flights
- 1 Night boutique accommodation in Cappadocia
- North Cappadocia tour with professional tour guide and entrance fees
- South Cappadocia tour with professional tour guide and entrance fees
- 1 breakfast, 2 lunch
Travel to Cappadocia
This morning you will be collected in the early morning from your accommodation in the city and taken to the airport to fly onto Cappadocia. On arrival in Cappadocia, you will be transferred to your accommodation to freshen up to begin your day in this fantastic area of Turkey.
Magical land of fairy chimneys
Your day will start with a pick up around 9:30 am to head off for the North Cappadocia Tour which is also known as Red Tour. This tour covers all the highlights in the north; it is a mix of the ancient history surrounding this area as well as getting to take in some of the best vantage points that showcase why Cappadocia is one of the famous tourist trails. We will start with Goreme Esentepe for a panoramic view over this remarkable area. We continue to next stop along the way at Pasabag - Monks Valley. The other vantage point of the day is to stop at a place called Three Beauties, the most famous natural beauty and symbol of Urgup.
Absorb yourself in the local history with a visit to the Open Air Museum, a complex of medieval painted cave churches carved out by Orthodox monks. You will get an insight into the ancient history that is so important to this area. The open-air museum has beautifully decorated ancient frescoes scattered throughout its ancient caves and dwellings. Next stop is the town of Avanos, which is famous for all its pottery. You can attend one of the workshops to see these craftsmen at work. Devrent Valley is another stop in the day. Devrent Valley is also known as Imaginary Valley; it has many animal- shaped rocks, the famous one is the camel shape rock.
After getting a taste of what this area has to offer all day, you will be transferred back to your accommodation at the end of the day around 17:00 pm.
Cappadocia & Return Trip
Optional Tour World's Best Hot Air Balloon Flight
Today you have the option to start the day with a Hot Air Balloon ride. Starting before sunrise you will have time to join in this optional activity before the day even starts. Cappadocia is said to be one of the best places in the world to go up into a hot air balloon. You will take off for sunrise and get to witness this breathtaking landscape of fairy chimneys as it comes into the natural colours of the morning sun. An optional extra not to miss out. You will be transferred back to your accommodation around 07:00am/7:30 am.
Mysterious underground city & Cappadocia's Fascinating valleys
The rest of day will start at 09:30am to go visit all the sights left to see on the South Cappadocia Tour. This day takes in the rest of this amazing area that you didn’t get to visit the day before. Today you will see a whole new area of beautiful landscapes as well as be absorbed in the historical importance of Cappadocia. You will get to see some of the most beautiful valleys in Cappadocia when visiting Rose Valley, famous for the colours of the rock formations. Pigeon Valley to see all the pigeon homes that the farmers have made over the years for the fertilization of their soil. And everyone enjoys the view over Love Valley to have a little giggle at the phallic shaped rocks that give it its name. Red Valley is also one to explore to see the many hidden paths that all lead onto the amazing sights of Cappadocia and its surrounding towns and settlements.
You will also get to visit one of the Underground Cities that are famous in Cappadocia - Kaymakli which is the widest underground city in Cappadocia region. This underground city is an architectural masterpiece considering only hand tools they used. There is a winery, ventilation shafts, storage rooms, bedrooms and meeting rooms all in a labyrinth structure. After spending some time exploring this marvelous underground city, it will be time to get back out and enjoy the wide open spaces of Meskendir Valley. It is time to take a short stroll and enjoy the fresh air again before moving to the most ancient settlement in the area Cavusin Valley and one last photo opportunity overlooking the panoramic view of Uchisar Castle.
Your day will end around 17:00 PM. There will then be a time in between before you are transferred back to the airport for your return flight. When you arrive at the destination, you will then be transferred to your accommodation there as a door to door service.
We select only locally owned small boutique hotels and B&B accommodation so you can experience a Turkish welcome on our Cappadocia Tours of Turkey.
A vital component of A2B TRAVEL is the effort we put in to finding our tours accommodation that is just right. Instead or large impersonal hotels, we overnight in locally-owned establishments (in some cases for generations) where the welcome really is genuine.
Children on Balloon flights
Age 1 to 3 is not accepted. 4 to 6 are not recommended onboard, we can take booking, however if weather is not suitable, our pilot may make the decision to not let children fly.