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From Istanbul: 2-Day All-Inclusive Cappadocia Guided Trip

1. From Istanbul: 2-Day All-Inclusive Cappadocia Guided Trip

Get an insider’s view of Cappadocia’s most iconic spots on an all-inclusive trip from Istanbul. Float above volcanic spires and honeycombed hills on a hot air balloon. Be accompanied by a guide to Goreme Open Air Museum, Avanos, Pasabag, Uchisar, and Kaymakli Underground City, and more. Day 1 Depart from your hotel in an air-conditioned minivan and make your way to Istanbul airport. Catch your domestic flight to Cappadocia. Upon your arrival to Cappadocia, meet your guide and begin your tour of North Cappadocia. Walk in the land of fairy chimneys. Visit Goreme Open Air Museum, Red River, Devrent Valley, and Pasabag. Make your way to Avanos Village for a traditional lunch and pottery demonstration. Get to the top of the Uchisar Castle, the highest point of the region, a perfect vantage point for a panoramic view of the stunning Cappadocian landscape. After sightseeing, be driven to your hotel. Spend the night in Cappadocia. Day 2 You can opt to join a balloon flight in the morning. Your day tour will be organized according to the balloon flight hours. After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Go off the beaten path to visit Cavusin. See its famous rock churches. Head to Goreme Panorama for views of fairy chimneys. Hike in the Red Valley. Visit Old Greek Love Valley, Kaymakli Underground City, and Pigeon Valley. Walk through a picturesque maze of rock formations. Witness an onyx demonstration by local experts. Savor a typical Turkish lunch. Conclude the day tour by 5 PM. Then, be driven to Kayseri Airport for your domestic flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your driver and taken to your hotel.

Cappadocia: Guided Red Valley Sunset Tour w/Night Light show

2. Cappadocia: Guided Red Valley Sunset Tour w/Night Light show

You’ll be picked up 45 minutes before the sun sets and head to the Red Valley viewpoint to get the best spots. This popular hiking area features sandstone rocks that turn a gorgeous shade of red as the sun sets. If Red Valley is crowded, you can also head to Devrent Valley, which features towering rock formations that can be interpreted to form animal shapes. After watching the sun coat the sky with a multitude of brilliant colors, you’ll stop by Ortahisar Panorama, Pigeon Valley Panorama, Uchisar Castle, Goreme Esentepe Panorama, and Cavusin to take some photos and capture the beauty of these landscapes at night. End the evening with a light show at Zelve Open Air Museum. This unique show uses computers with mapping software which are then projected onto the caves and rock formations at the Zelve Valley. The 30-minute exhibition depicts the story and history of the human race, specifically the Assyrian, Hittite, Persian, and Alexandria civilizations up until the development of the modern republic of Turkey. If the weather does not permit a light show, you’ll head to a local restaurant and dine on delicious local fare with some live music entertainment.

Best of Turkey 10-Day Package Tour

3. Best of Turkey 10-Day Package Tour

Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul (Monday) Upon arrival at Istanbul greeted and drives to your hotel. C/IN. O/N Istanbul. (No Meal) Day 2 Treasures of Istanbul (Tuesday) (09:00 - 15:00) Today you visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.O/N Istanbul (B-L) Day 3 HD Bosphorus Tour+Flight to Izmir (Wednesday) (09:00-12:30) Upon breakfast at the hotel check out. Today you visit Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) and enjoy cruising on Bosphorus.After tour flight to Izmir. C/IN. O/N Kusadasi. (B) Day 4 Ancient Ephesus Tour (Thursday) (09:00 - 16:00) Today you visit The House of Virgin Mary; where she spent her final days, Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. and Temple of Artemis O/N Kusadasi. (B-L) Day 5 Pamukkale Tour (Friday) (08:00-20:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, Travel to Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… swim in terraces and visit ancient city of Hierapolis. Drive to Antalya. C/IN. O/N Antalya. (B-L) Day 6 Antalya City Tour (Saturday) (09:30-16:00) Enjoy stunning view of Mediterranean from cable car ride 'from sea to sky', visit Duden waterfalls and explore the old town (Kaleici). You will see top attractions of the city: Hadrianus Gate, Clock Tower, Kesik Minare (Truncated Minaret).O/N Antalya. (B-L) Day 7 Konya&Cappadocia (Sunday) (08:30-20:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, visit the museum of 13th century Philosopher Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi. and 700-years-old Caravanserail (ancient traders and travellers on silk road). Drive to Cappadocia. C/IN. O/N Cappadocia (B-L) Day 8 Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia (Monday) (09:30-16:00) Today you visit Goreme Museum, Devrent Valley, Pasabagi, Avano, Goreme Panaroma, Uchisar. O/N Cappadocia (B-L) Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Day 9 Underground Cities of Cappadocia / Flight to Istanbul (Tuesday) (09:00-16:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, Today you visit Rose Valley, Cavusin, Pigeon Valley, Underground Cities, Ortahisar. After tour flight to Istanbul. C/IN. O/N Istanbul. (B-L) Day 10 Departure Day (Wednesday) According to your flight departure time, drives to Istanbul Airport. End of our service. (B)

Cappadocia: Off the Beaten Path Full Day Guided Tour

4. Cappadocia: Off the Beaten Path Full Day Guided Tour

Start the day with some gorgeous views at the scenic Ortahisar Panorama. This viewpoint, just a short walk from Ortahisar Castle, has stunning 360-degree views that stretch all the way to Uchisar and Goreme. Up next is Pancarlik Church. One of the longest-used church spaces in the world, it is said to have been used as a place of worship for almost 1,400 years! Explore this monastic church housed in a group of cone-shaped rocks and admire the beet-red frescoes before making your way to Soganli Valley. Hike along this peaceful and tranquil valley, discovering the ancient courtyard monasteries, cave churches, and numerous dovecotes. After exploring the area, stop for lunch before heading to Mustafapasa. This quaint and charming town has a heavy Greek influence, which can be seen in the village’s churches, mosques, and stone houses with carved and ornamented facades. Pass by the Constantine and Helena Church, a once-prominent building during the Ottoman period. The last stop of the day is the Zelve Open Air Museum, which is one of the earliest settled and last abandoned monastic valleys in Cappadocia. Marvel at the ancient monasteries that were carved into the rock and learn about the history of the civilization that once lived in the area.

From Istanbul: 12-Day Turkey Highlights Tour with Lodging

5. From Istanbul: 12-Day Turkey Highlights Tour with Lodging

Day 1 Arrival to Istanbul (Saturday) Upon arrival at Istanbul greeted and drives to your hotel. C/IN. O/N Istanbul. (No Meal) Day 2 Treasures of Istanbul (Sunday) (09:00 - 15:00) Today you visit Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar.O/N Istanbul (B-L) Day 3 HD Bosphorus Tour+Flight to Izmir (Monday) (09:00-12:30) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out. Today you visit Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) and enjoy cruising on Bosphorus.After tour flight to Izmir. C/IN. O/N Kusadasi. (B) Day 4 Ancient Ephesus Tour (Tuesday) (09:00 - 16:00) Today you visit The House of Virgin Mary; where she spent her final days, Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in Eastern Mediterranean. and Temple of Artemis O/N Kusadasi. (B-L) Day 5 Pamukkale Tour (Wednesday) (08:00-20:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, Travel to Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… swim in terraces and visit ancient city of Hierapolis. Drive to Fethiye. C/IN. O/N Fethiye (B-L) Day 6 12 Island Boat Tour (Thursday) (10:00 – 17:00) Today, enjoy 12 island boat tour to breath taking bays of Fethiye. Swim, sunbathing on boat. O/N in Fethiye (B-L) Day 7 Travel to Antalya (Friday) According to your public bus departure time, drive you to Fethiye bus station for your 4 hours bus journey to Antalya. Upon arrival greeted and drive you to your hotel. C/IN. O/N in Antalya. (B) Day 8 Antalya City Tour (Saturday) (09:30-16:00) Enjoy stunning view of Mediterranean from cable car ride 'from sea to sky', visit Duden waterfalls and explore the old town (Kaleici). You will see top attractions of the city: Hadrianus Gate, Clock Tower, Kesik Minare (Truncated Minaret).O/N Antalya. (B-L) Day 9 Konya&Cappadocia (Sunday) (08:30-20:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, visit the museum of 13th century Philosopher Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi. and 700-years-old Caravanserail (ancient traders and travellers on silk road). Drive to Cappadocia. C/IN. O/N Cappadocia (B-L) Day 10 Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia (Monday) (09:30-16:00) Today you visit Goreme Museum, Devrent Valley, Pasabagi, Avano, Goreme Panaroma, Uchisar. O/N Cappadocia (B-L) Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Day 11 Underground Cities of Cappadocia / Flight to Istanbul (Tuesday) (09:00-16:00) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out, Today you visit Rose Valley, Cavusin, Pigeon Valley, Underground Cities, Ortahisar. After tour flight to Istanbul. C/IN. O/N Istanbul. (B-L) Day 12 Departure Day (Wednesday) According to your flight departure time, drives to Istanbul Airport. End of our service. (B)

From Istanbul: 13-Day Tour with Cappadoccia & Epheseus

6. From Istanbul: 13-Day Tour with Cappadoccia & Epheseus

Day 1 Arrival Istanbul (Sunday) Upon arrival at Istanbul A/P, greeted and drives to your hotel. C/IN. O/N in Istanbul. (No Meal) Day 2 Treasures of Istanbul (Monday) (09:16:00) Today explore Hagia Sophia; was the religious center of the city during the Byzantine period. Next; Topkapı Palace; It housed the ottoman sultans for nearly 400 years. Continue to with Hippodrome, Blue Mosque and Grand Bazaar; With 18 entrances and more than 4000 shops, it is one of the greatest bazaars in the World. O/N in Istanbul. (B-L) Day 3 HD Cruising on Bosphorus / Flight to Cappadocia (Tuesday) (09:00-12:30) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out. Visit; Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) and cruısıng on Bosphorus; A traditional excursion by boat along the waterway seperating Europe and Asia. After tour flight to Kayseri. C/IN. O/N in Cappadocia. (B-L) Day 4 Underground Cities of Cappadocia (Wednesday) (09:30-16:30) Today visit Rose Valley, Cavusin, Pigeon Valley, Underground Cities; once a place of refuge for 15000 christians, Ortahisar. O/N in Cappadocia. (B-L) Optional: Hot Air Balloon Flight Day 5 Fairy Chimneys of Cappadocia (Thursday) (09:30-16:30) Today explore Goreme Museum; consists of many rock-cut churches from the second half of 9C with beautiful colorful frescoes decorating the walls, Devrent Valley, Pasabagi, Avanos, Goreme Panaroma and Uchisar. O/N in Cappadocia. (B-L) Day 6 Konya&Antalya (Friday) (08:30-19:30) Upon breakfast at the hotel c/out. Today you visit 700-years-old Sultanahni Caravanserail (ancient traders and travellers on silk road) Then, the museum of 13th century Philosopher Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi. After lunch travel to Antalya. C/IN. O/N in Antalya (B-L) Day 7 Perge&Aspendos&Kursunlu Waterfall Tour (Saturday) (08:30 - 16:30) Today you visit Perge, one of the largest and most popular ancient city in the Pamphylia region, Aspendos Ancient Theatre and Kursunlu Waterfall. O/N in Antalya (B-L) Day 8 Pamukkale Tour / Travel to Kusadasi (Sunday) (08:00 - 19:00) Today you visit Pamukkale; Pools of Heaven on Earth… and the ancient city of Hierapolis which has the biggest Necropolis with 1200 gravestones in Anatolia.After tour travel to Kusadasi. C/IN. O/N in Kusadasi. (B-L) Day 9 Ancient Ephesus Tour (Monday) (09:00-16:00) Today you visit The House of Virgin Mary; where Mary spent her last days. Ancient Ephesus; The best-preserved classical city in the Eastern Mediterranean, Temple of Artemis;was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. O/N in Kusadasi (B-L) Day 10 Travel to Bodrum (Tuesday) Today, trtansfer you to your hotel in Bodrum. C/IN. O/N in Bodrum. (B) Day 11 Leisure Day (Wednesday) Today is the leisure to explore city your own. O/N in Bodrum. (B) Day 12 Flight to Istanbul (Thursday) According your pick up drıve to Bodrum A/P for your flight to Istanbul. C/IN. O/N in Istanbul. (B) Day 13 Departure Day (Friday) According your pick up tıme drıve to Istanbul Airport. End of our service. (B)

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 580 reviews

I booked this trip as a weekend excursion during a work trip to Istanbul, and the service provided by Bellaturca Travel exceeded all my expectations. This group is by far the best! When you consider that the price includes all air travel, ground transport, tours, museum entrance fees, hotel and lunches (and saves you the hassle from planning all of this yourself), it is more than worth the price for a once-in-a-lifetime experience! A big thank you to our amazing guides and the beautiful cave hotel (Alfina) that Bellaturca Travel selected for our tour. I honestly didn't want to leave, we had such an amazing time in Cappadocia. Communication and coordination were flawless the entire weekend. Thanks so much to Bellaturca Travel for the wonderful memories! :)

Excellent communications and smooth logistics by the operator from beginning till end. Our guide Mustafa was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Cappadocia is a beautiful place nature lovers wouldn't want to miss. You'd be amazed at the intelligent design of the underground city!

everything was amazing! from the way there to our hotel back in istanbul. The hotel was really nice. Ahmed was a fabulous guide, really patient, he knew a lot of historic facts and his spanish and english was flawless. would defenetly book again.

It was amazing experience. Our guide fatih took us to very nice spots with beautiful panoramic views, then to a night lazer show in the caves explaining the history of Cappadocia and Türkiye. The stars was also beautiful as it was dark. Must do

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