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Travel To Cappadocia From Istanbul
Travel to Cappadocia
Cappadocia is one of the most attractive tourism destination in Turkey. Istanbul to Cappadocia 750 km and 10 hours by bus, 1 hour by flight. Daily couple of flights are available from Istanbul by Turkish Airlines and other flight companies. If you are planning to Travel Turkey you should add Cappadocia on your itinerary.
Cappadocia is one of the world heritage protected place by UNESCO with its superb landscape in central part of Turkey. Due to volcanic eruptions it has many different rocks formations basically in form of chimney, so that is why we call land of Fairy Chimneys, which serve as house, refuge, stable, food storage and many other amenities.
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Here is 2 days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul we highly recommend
2 days Cappadocia Tour
Day 1: Northern Cappadocia Tour(*L)
Cappadocia Tour start with early pick up (Approx. 04:00 am) from your hotel to take a flight from Istanbul airport to Nevsehir or Kayseri Airport. You will do self check-in in domestic terminal presenting your passports to flight desk according to your flight time as you have already an electronic ticket. On your arrival, your driver will welcome you at the exit gate with your names written on a board. You will arrive to our local office in Cappadocia and meet your guide and after picking other people from their hotels as well you will start your tour.
You will start your visit by Goreme Panorama with its splendid over Goreme village, land of fairy chimneys. Then you will be fascinated by Open Air Museum, the biggest monastery complex of the region. You will continue with Ortahisar, a typical village with its castle and cave food storages. After you will visit one of the most interesting places, Fairy Chimney valley, Pasabag, with its mushroom like formed rocks. Passing through Imagination valley, Devrent, where you have the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. You will enjoy your lunch in a restaurant with open buffet variety. Finally you will walk along Red River flourishing Avanos town famous with pottery cave workshops dating thousand years back to Hittites, the first civilization of Cappadocia. You are going to have fun trying to make potteries after you have a small demonstration. After day trip transfer you to the your hotel, Overnight in Cappadocia.
Day 2: Southern Cappadocia Tour(*B *L)
Optional balloon tour available for this morning.
Your guide will take you from your hotel around 09:30-10:00am then you will join your tour. Your visit start with Uchisar Castle, the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Then be ready to hike about 4km in beautiful Red Valley passing through Rose Valley discovering beautiful rock churches, arriving to Cavusin village, one of the ancient settlement of the region with its cave houses. For lunch you are going to taste delicious Turkish cuisine at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will be amazed by Kaymakli Underground City widest of the regions served many centuries as refuge for the local people and saved early Christians from roman persecution. Then you will visit Pigeon Valley with its lovely pigeons still living in pigeons houses which has a wonderful view over Uchisar Castle. Finally you will drive to Three Beauties Valley with its beautiful view over Urgup town famous with its wine factories.
End of the tour your driver will take you to the airport to take a flight back to Istanbul. On your arrival our agents, at the exit gate in the domestic terminal, will hold a board with your names written on. Then we will transfer you back to your hotel. End of our service.
If you would like to extend your stay with us, we will be happy to organize other beautiful destinations for you.