Are in Istanbul and wanna have a day trip to Cappadocia? You can easily take a day trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia and explore this amazing place with this Istanbul to Cappadocia Tour by plane for 1 night and 2 days. 2 Days Cappadocia tour from Istanbul is a popular one.
Typical Tour Itinerary
You will be transferred to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) for a morning flight to Kayseri Airport (ASR). After a 1 hour flight you will be picked up with meet and greet at the airport service (plate with your name on) and then transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia.
Upon dropping your luggage to your Cave hotel, you’ll start your Cappadocia tour with your guide by driving through the beautiful valleys of Cappadocia, to enjoy the world famous fairy chimneys, visit the pottery artisans in Avanos, experience and enjoy the traditional pottery workshops.
After those visits, you will have lunch at Avanos or Goreme.
In the afternoon, you will visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum. Here you can marvel the rock-cut churches with frescoes dating from the 10th century carved by early Christian monks and fine examples of Byzantine art at the museum.
After the open air museum visit, you’ll continue your by stopping by at Esentepe viewpoint. Here you’ll find the best shots of Cappadocia and enjoy the panoramic views.
After those visits, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
You can ask and learn tips and details for where to go for dinner and night-time activities.
Your last days begins with a great breakfast at your hotel.
Upon breakfast you will check-out from your hotel and start your second Cappadocia day with your guide by driving through the Red Valley.
The valley is located in the middle of Goreme National Park named after the red colored tuff rocks and fairy chimneys spread through the valley. Red Valley has such a beautiful landscape in a dreamy crimson color that attracts its visitors. We can say that it is the most beautiful valley of Cappadocia.
You’ll stay about 2 hours here. Make sure you bring comfortable shoes and clothes as you’ll have a nice hike here.
Afterwards, you’ll head to the former Greek village of Cavusin, that is one of the oldest settlements in the region. Locals still live in the rock-cut dwellings and stone houses.
You’ll have nice stroll in and around the village, visit a pottery workshop and learn about red clay work and ceramics.
Your next stop will be a break for lunch at Avanos or Goreme. After you have a delicious lunch, your guide will drive you to the famous Kaymaklı Underground city, which is one the best preserved and the largest one in Cappadocia.
Kaymakli Underground City has 8 levels underground (only 4 are open) carved from the soft volcanic stone that are connected with each other by narrow tunnels. You can admire the stalls, stables, stores, refectories, churches, wineries, kitchens and the other sections.
Your final stop will be the the three beauties, one of the most popular fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
After your final day in Cappadocia, your guide will drive you to Kayseri airport back for an evening flight to Istanbul.
Upon arrival to Istanbul, the travel agency staff will be there for you with plate with your name on, and then will drop you back to your hotel in Istanbul.
How to Book this Tour?
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts