1Wander through the Goreme Open Air Museum, where you'll get up close and personal with hidden churches and fairy chimneys
2Hike through the Devrant Valley and marvel at the rose hues of the Red Valley
3Visit the Valley of Love for a blessing from the stones themselves
4Go deep into the Underground City, where you can see schools and stables 8 stories below-ground
Why we chose this tourOur Cappadocia 3 Day Tour from Istanbul takes you all across this extraterrestrial landscape, stopping to visit picturesque churches, hideaways for persecuted Christians, rolling valleys with incredible rock formations, and panoramic viewpoints. You'll be visiting one of the most unique areas in the world, and watch vibrant hot air balloons sail across the sky. Your transfer to and from Istanbul is prearranged, leaving you free to enjoy the natural splendor unfolding in front of you. This tour is available every day and leaves with guaranteed departures.
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Itinerary - Cappadocia 3 Day Tour from Istanbul
Day 1 - Flight to Cappadocia
- Your first day will be spent traveling from Istanbul to Cappadocia, flying from city to city, before you're transported from the airport to your accommodation in Cappadocia.
- Overnight in Cappadocia.
Optional Add-onsOPTIONAL TOUR: ATV (QUAD) BIKE SAFARI.
If you love adventure, then the fully guided Quad Safari is perfect for you. Ride a sturdy quad bike and experience this unique part of Turkey from a different vantage point. Our high-energy safari starts at approximately 17:00 pm.
Day 2 - North Cappadocia
- The tour of North Cappadocia beings with a visit to the Goreme Open Air Museum, one of the most famous attractions in Cappadocia, and an otherwordly landscape covered with churches splashed with frescoes, ethereal fairy chimneys, and dwellings carved into the rocks.
- Your next stop is the town of Avanos, a town that has stood since 3,000 BCE and still uses traditional methods to create their incredibly ceramics works.
- The Goreme Esentpe is the best vantage point for a panorama of the valley, and the perfect place for some postcard worthy photos of the landscape below.
- Your last stops of the day is the Devrent Valley, one of the most lunar landscapes in the area, and learn about the sad story of the Three Beauties overlooking the town of Urgup!
- You will then have the opportunity to stretch your legs in the Devrent Valley with a landscape that resembles something from another world. Finally, you will get to visit the Three Beauties which has an incredible overlook of the town of Urgup.
- Overnight in Cappadocia (Breakfast and lunch included)
Optional Add-onsEarly Morning -
OPTIONAL TOUR: CAPPADOCIA HOT AIR BALLOON FLIGHT
For those interested in the unique opportunity to witness Cappadocia from the air, ballooning in this region is an unforgettable activity. This part of the tour is optional and those wishing to participate can add a ballooning adventure as part of this package tour. This early morning tour will cost extra.
OPTIONAL TOUR: TURKISH NIGHT SHOW & DINNER.
Tonight's optional entertainment is organized so that you have the chance to experience Turkish Culture and Traditions and also enjoy a great show. You will be picked up from your hotel in the evening and taken to a cave restaurant in the heart of Cappadocia, for a night you will always remember.
Not recommended to book both tours
Day 3 - South Cappadocia
- Your third day takes you to the Underground City, an 8 story city that was used by Christians in the Byzantine area to escape persecution, and the Rose Valley, named for the beautiful red stones that cover the valley floors.
- You'll also visit the Red Valley with its hidden churches in the walls of the mountains, and Pigeon Valley, where local farmers have created homes for all the birds that roost there in the stones.
- On the third day, you will explore more of the beautiful valleys in this region as well as explore an Underground City that was used by Christians during Byzantine times when they underwent many years of persecution and needed to hide.
- The last stop of the day is Love Valley, where the wind has carved phalluses into the rock formations, and where couples struggling to conceive are rumored to have their problems cured.
- You'll then be taken to the airport, where you'll fly back to Istanbul and finish your tour!(Breakfast and lunch included)
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