Embark on a 2-day journey that will lead you straight to the core of Cappadocia. Departing on an early flight to Cappadocia, you will have 48 hours to fully immerse yourself in the wonders of underground cities, rock-carved cave churches, fairy chimneys, and other remarkable sights. After a full day of exploration on the second day, you will take an evening flight back to your hotel in Istanbul.
We pick you up from your hotel at an early hour and transfer you to the airport to take flight to Cappadocia. You will need to go to the counter to do self-check-in at the airport. When you arrive at Cappadocia airport, the driver will greet you by holding a sign with your name on it and transfer you to join the Northern Cappadocia Tour. The tour covers the visits to the highlights of Cappadocia such as; Goreme Panorama: the stunning panoramic view point of Goreme village Goreme Open Air Musuem: one of the largest monastery complex of Cappadocia region. Ortahisar: a traditional village with its natural rock fortres and rock-cut storage. Pasabagi: one of the well known picturesque fairy chimney valley. Devrent Valley: the valley that gives you the impression that animals are petrified in the rocks. Red River: the longest river of Turkey where they red clay from the old river beds. Avanos: a traditional village and homeland of pottery where you have the chance to see how it is made. If you wish, you can even try to make one! On the way back to the hotel, we will pass through the Love Valley with an incredible view of fairy chimneys. End of the tour, transfer to the hotel and free time. Overnight in Cappadocia.
Hot Air Balloon Tour is optional for this day and early reservation is highly recommended. Pick up from hotel around 09:30-09:45 by the tour guide and join the Southern Cappadocia Tour. Visiting Uchisar Castle which is the biggest fairy chimney used as a fortress by many civilizations. Hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley by exploring rock churches which saved early Christians from Roman persecution. Arriving to Cavusin village as an ancient settlement of the region and you may see its cave residences. Midday, lunch break in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visiting Kaymaklı Underground City as the widest of the Cappadocia and it was used by refugees or people running away from catastrophes. Pigeon Valley offers a nice view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons still living in pigeon houses. The last visit to Three Beauties Valley which is famous with its vine factories and stunning view. End of the tour, transfer to airport to take Istanbul flight. Upon arrival, pick up by the agents who holds a sign with your name on it. Then transfer to your hotel in Istanbul. End of our service. At the end of the tour our guests are treated with a traditional hand-made carpet demonstration in Cappadocia, the ones that are not interested are kindly requested to inform the tour guide.