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Goreme Open Air Museum
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Kaymakli Underground City
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Pasabag Fairy Chimneys
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Soganli Valley
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Derinkuyu Underground City
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Cavusin Village

2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul By Plane

DAY 1

• Transfer from your hotel to Ataturk Airport (Sultanahmet / Taksim Hotels)
• Flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Shuttle Transfer from the airport to our agency office
• Full day Small Group Cappadocia tour with lunch
• Overnight at Koza Cave Hotel

DAY 2

Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight in the morning

• Full day Small Group Cappadocia tour with lunch
• Shuttle transfer to the airport (Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports)
• Flight from Cappadocia to Ataturk Airport
• Transfer from Ataturk Airport to Taksim or Sultanahmet Hotels


DAY 1

With an early pick-up from your hotel around 05:00am , we will transfer you to Ataturk Airport and have the flight to Cappadocia. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to our agency office to start the trip. The tour will start at 09:30 with the most important place in Cappadocia Region: Goreme Open Air Museum. The museum is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1985. You will see the best-preserved rock-cut churches in the area. The next visit will be in Cavusin where there were Greek and Turkish people living together until 1924. You will see an old Greek and Turkish Village which was inhabited until 1950’s and then moved by the government to a new place because of the falling rocks from the village. Your guide will also talk about the population exchange between Greeks and Turks in 1924 which affected entire Turkey.

We will then visit Pasabag (Monks Valley) with the best preserved fairy chimneys in the region. The fairy chimneys in this valley is the best examples in Cappadocia region and they are also called as “mushroom fairy chimneys”. The lunch will be in a nice restaurant in Avanos. Then, we will have the kick-wheel pottery demo which is an art for about 4000 years. Starting with the Hittites, this art became the most important cultural heritage of the town.
The next stop will be Kaymakli Underground City after driving about 30 minutes which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cappadocia. After experiencing the life in underground, we will drive you to Pigeon Valley to see Uchisar Castle and the valley from a panoramic point. The tour will end around 5:00pm and we will drive you back to your hotel. Overnight accommodation at Koza Cave Hotel.

DAY 2

We will pick you up at 09:30 and our tour will start with a drive to Mustafapasa, the former Greek Village Sinasos with spectacular architecture.. This village housed both Turkish and Greek people until the population exchange compulsory has been fulfilled in 1924. We will see some Old Greek Houses, an Ottoman Madrasah and an 18th-century church.We then drive to Sobessos Excavation Site. This site is currently being excavated and we will see the Roman bath, tombs, temple and beautiful mosaics already unearthed. This is the only ancient city that is inherited from Romans in Cappadocia.

The next stop will be Soganli Valley, one of the most secluded and tranquil valleys in Cappadocia. We begin our hike along one side of the valley, visiting some cave churches and we return along the other side of the valley to the old village. You will also have your lunch in this lovely valley. In the afternoon, we tour Derinkuyu Underground City, the deepest underground city in Cappadocia which is a UNESCO site as well. We will explore the caves of this interesting city and talk about the way of life there. After the visit in underground city, we will drive you back to your hotel around 05:00pm and then we will drive you to the airport to fly back to Istanbul. When you land at the airport, our driver will meet you to drive you to your hotel.

The rate for this package will be 345 Euro per person This rate is on minimum 2 people basis. The rate includes:

• Round-trip Flight Tickets
• Overnight at Koza Cave Hotel (junior suite room)
• Shuttle Airport Transfers
• Professionally-licensed English speaking guide
• Lunch
• All admission fees
• Transportation with air-conditioned luxury vehicles.
• Tax and service fees.

Our daily group size is limited to 12 people. We usually have 6-8 people in our groups.

Please send us an email to get detailed information and make your booking. We will reply your request the latest in 24 hours.


2 DAYS PRIVATE CAPPADOCIA TOUR FROM ISTANBUL

We can also organize the entire trip on private basis. The rate for the private version of this tour will be 515 Euro per person based on minimum 2 people.