2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Bus
2 Days 1 Night
Depart Every Day
South and North Cappadocia
Day 1 - Overnight bus from Istanbul to Cappadocia
In the evening you will take night bus from local bus terminal where you will take a 10 hour overnight intercity bus to Cappadocia.
Day 2 - North Cappadocia Tour ( Lunch included )
Upon arrival to Goreme, you will be picked up by our driver who waits for you at the exit gate. You will be directly transferred from the airport and join your Cappadocia Tour where you will see the beauties of Northern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will visit the place called Goreme Panorama which offers an impressive view of Goreme Village, as it is also called the “land of fairy chimneys”, and the Open Air Museum which is known for being the biggest monastery complex in the region. Then you will visit Ortahisar, a special village famous for its castles and cave food storage. Later, you will visit Pasabag,(Fairy Chimney valley) which has mushroom-like formed rocks and fairy chimney forms especially distinguished by the vibe of the area. During the tour, you will also see the Imagination valley, Devrent, where you will have the impression of animal fossils among the rocks. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in a restaurant that makes you feel the vibe of the town.
In the afternoon, you will be strolling along the Red River which is known as the longest river in Turkey. After enjoying the experience of walking through the longest river in the country, you will visit a small village that is very famous for its pottery workshops. Here you will have the chance to watch the pottery making and get a workshop if you wish. At the end of the day, you will go back to your hotel by passing through Love Valley. Love Valley has an incredible view which will cheer you up. Upon your arrival at the hotel, you will have free time and an overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 3 - Southern Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch included)
Hot Air Balloon tour is recommended activity for this morning.
This morning, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel between 9:30 and 10:00 am and you will join the tour for visiting the beauties of Southern Cappadocia. Firstly, you will be visiting Uchisar Castle which is recognized as the biggest fairy chimney used as a citadel throughout time by many civilizations. You will be hiking about 4 km in Red Valley and passing through Rose Valley which has a remarkable effect on history. You will explore Rose valley which has its unique rock churches that saved early Christians from the prosecution of Romans. After that, you will be seeing Cavusin village which is known as an ancient settlement in the area and you may see the cave residences belonging to the Cavusin area. Afternoon, you will have a break for lunch in the restaurant. After your lunch break, the tour will continue with visiting Kaymaklı Underground City which is known as the widest underground city of Cappadocia, which was used by refugees and people fleeing from natural disasters in ancient times. Apart from that, Pigeon Valley offers an impressive view over Uchisar Castle and it has pigeons that still live in those pigeon houses. Your last stop on the Southern Cappadocia tour will be Three Beauties Valley which is famous for both special vine factories and the stunning view it has.
At the end of the tour we will transfer you to local bus terminal where you can leave your luggages and you will have some free time to explore by yourself. In the evening intercity bus back to Istanbul.
Day 4 - Arrive in Istanbul / End of the Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul
Upon arrival at the Istanbul bus terminal you can use the shuttle, please ask to your tour consultant for the shuttle options.
End of the 2 days Cappadocia tour from Istanbul by bus.
Hotels with breakfast
Lunch on tours (Besides standard Turkish meal, special meals as vegetarian, vegan, halal options are also available)
Entrance fees for sights and museums mentioned on the itinerary
Professional English speaking guide
Drink during lunch
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Göreme House Hotel
Per person price 215 USD
Cappadocia Cave Hotels: Avilla Cave / Dors of Cappadocia
Per person price 235 USD
Hot air balloon tour is optional please ask for the current price.
Hot air balloon is optional extra
Max group size is 15 people
The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.