However we recommend our clients to explore this highlight of Turkey with our 2 Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul if their time permits. But here we offer an attractive and action packed alternative itinerary to visit Cappadocia with a day trip by plane. This tour is combination of North and South Cappadocia full of best examples of every kind of famous landmark of the region which means you will have a chance to see Goreme Open Air Museum, Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground City as well as Monks’ Valley Pasabag and possibly a quick tour of Avanos. Participating in Balloon Tours in Cappadocia is not possible with daily tour as you are reaching to Cappadocia almost 2 hours after finish of the balloon tours as they are flying before dawn. You need to stay at least one night in Cappadocia to be able to join this adventure.
What to Expect
Pickup from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to airport at 04h30 in the morning. After drop off you will travel to Cappadocia unescorted until your arrival in the region. You can continue and pass through the security point and following this procedure make your check-in for your flight. Until boarding the plane, you will have to pass through 2 or 3 layers of security. During this 1h20 minutes flight you will be treated a complimentary breakfast box and beverages. Upon arrival in Cappadocia, our local team will meet you in the airport on your name and set off to the heart of the region, Cappadocia. Meet other fellow travellers and guide and commence our trip at 09h30 with our guide in small group and visit Monks Valley, Avanos (Vanessa), Pottery Workshop for enjoying demonstrations by a master on a Hittite style kick wheel. Lunch will served in a local Turkish Restaurant. Our next stop will be legendary official Goreme Open Air Musem. Lunch in a local restaurant and continue paying a visit to underground city of Kaymakli which is considered as the architectural masterpieces of Hittite people dug in the ground almost 3000 years ago. These Groundscapers were the ideal residential areas to the contrary of today’s world skyscrapers. We will see their ventilation shafts, round stone doors for protection from enemy attacks, winery and much more. We will finish the day by sipping our tea overlooking the fabulous panorama of Goreme from a hilltop. Continue to airport for our flight back to Istanbul. Arrival in Istanbul and transfer to your hotel. End of our services.