Multi-day trip

Cappadocia 2-Day Tour with Hot Air Balloon from Istanbul

Multi-day trip

Cappadocia 2-Day Tour with Hot Air Balloon from Istanbul

From US$ 968.17 per person

Enjoy a 2-day tour to Cappadocia with flights and accommodation included. Enjoy breathtaking views on a hot air balloon tour. Visit historic and geological sites including the Göreme Open Air Museum, Derinkuyu Underground City and Ihlara Valley.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
We will pick you Istanbul hotels at 05:00am
Private group


  • Take a panoramic hot air balloon tour
  • Learn about history and geology at the Göreme Open Air Museum
  • Visit the Derinkuyu Underground city
  • Hike in the Ihlara Valley
Full description
Start at 5.30AM with a pick-up from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to Istanbul airport. Take a flight to Cappadocia where you will be met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel to check-in. At 9.30AM, begin your tour of Cappadocia and visit sites including the Uçhisar Castle viewpoint, Göreme Open Air Museum, and Cavusin old village. Enjoy a lunch in Avanos and watch a pottery demonstration. See the Paşabağı Fairy Chimneys, Devrent Valley (magic valley), Urgup fairy chimneys and Urgup Carpet Factory. After the first day, spend the night in a boutique-style hotel. After breakfast, you will be picked up at 5.30AM for a hot air balloon tour. Take a chance to stop back at the hotel afterward before beginning the tour again at 9.30AM to see the Göreme panaromic view. Here, learn about the geological and historical background of the city, then visit Derinkuyu Underground City which was constructed as a temporary shelter against invasions and raids. Take a small hike in the Ihlara Valley, followed by a lunch break in Belisirma village. At Yaprakhisar Panorama, visit Selime Monastry, and marvel at all the different sections of a monastry in one composition. Finally, end your with a pigeon valley and onyx demonstration. Fly from Kayseri to Istanbul at 8.25PM and arrive in Istanbul at 9.55PM where you be transferred back to your hotel to end the program.
  • Flight tickets in economic class (Istanbul to Cappadocia and Cappadocia to Istanbul)
  • 2-day Cappadocia tour
  • Transfer from your hotel in Istanbul to the airport and back
  • Transfer from Kayseri or Nevşehir Airport to Cappadocia and back
  • Transportation by a comfortable, air-conditioned, non-smoking luxurious car / van with a professional driver
  • Experienced licensed guide during the tours
  • 1-night accommodation at a boutique style hotel in Cappadocia (breakfast included)
  • Pick-up for the hot air balloon tour (if chosen, at additional cost)
  • Hot air balloon tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Maximum group size of 18
  • Any international flights
  • Drinks with meals (except drinks served with breakfast)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Entrance fees

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport

Know before you go

  • Please note, if the hot air balloon flight is canceled because of weather conditions, a refund of €75 per person will be provided
  • Please note children under 6 can't go on the balloon tour
Customer reviews

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Very good organization, excellent hot air balloon, very much appreciated. The meals included are very good, the guides …good The hotel, very average But overall we really enjoyed

October 21, 2022

Product ID: 163743