Istanbul To Cappadocia 2 Day tour AM (Option 2 B)
For those with a tight schedule, this is perfect two day trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia via a round trip domestic flight. Departure is early in the morning from Istanbul and includes a full day tour of North Cappadocia. Of course, there is the option for a Hot Air Balloon flight early the next morning and on the second day, you will return back to Istanbul via domestic flight, just in time for your next scheduled event.
Istanbul to Cappadocia
Your day will begin early in the morning with a transfer from your accommodation in Istanbul to the airport where you will catch your flight to Kayseri Airport in Cappadocia. After a 1 hour flight, we will transport you from the airport to your accommodation in Cappadocia.
North Cappadocia Tour and Monks Valley
You will be picked up in the morning for a tour through northern Cappadocia where you will first visit Goreme Esentepe for a first glimpse of the panorama that this area of Turkey is so famous for. You will also visit the Goreme Open Air Museum and Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley where you will witness the unique fairy chimneys and have time to photograph this incredible area. After Monks Valley, the tour will continue to the town of Avanos which is famous for pottery pieces and techniques that date back to 3,000 BC. Pottery workshops continue to operate here and you will have the opportunity to visit a local craftsman and see his work. You will then have a chance to stretch your legs during a brief walking tour of the Dervent Valley. The tour will conclude at the Three Beauties which overlooks the town of Urgup.
Following this tour you will be transfered back to your accommodation, having an evening off.
Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight
Cappadocia is one of the best, if not the best, spots in the world for hot air ballooning. The landscape here is so unique that it is best experience from the sky. Balloon flights taken place at sunrise so not only will you witness one of the most magnificent sunrises of your life, you will also be returned to your accommodation in the morning and have time to be transferred to the airport to catch a flight back to Istanbul. This will incur an extra cost.
Return to Istanbul
Upon your arrival in Istanbul, you will be transfered to your accommodation.
STANDARD: Standard style accommodation in Turkey is your where
you will find basic style guesthouses and/or hostels that have a variety of
private rooms and some dorm rooms. The rooms will be clean but basic with no
extras found within. Most standard style accommodation options would be 1-2
Type of accommodations at this range: Guesthouse, Boutique guesthouse, Hostels, 1* and 2* Hotels.
TOP END: Top End style accommodation in Turkey is where you will find 3-5 star equivalent. Here you will get a mix of larger style hotel rooms to smaller boutique places that will have clean, comfortable rooms with a little extra.
Type of accommodations at this range: Boutique Hotels, 3*, 4* and 5* Hotels.
PREMIUM: Premium Luxury accommodation in Turkey is your 5 star and similar hotels. This can include your large chain hotels and you will also find a variety of smaller locally run Luxury Boutique places that are full of charm and worth the extra dollar.
Type of accommodations at this range: Premium Boutique +4* and +5* Hotels.