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Adult (Age 6-99)

Enjoy a Private Day Tour to Cappadocia from Istanbul

5 / 5 total 14 reviews
Duration: 17 to 18 hours
Product code: 4872
Overview

Leave your hotel early in the morning ready to catch a domestic flight at Istanbul airport. Upon arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir drive to the Cappadocia region where you will meet with your tour guide.

The Devrent and Pasabag valley is a fantastic place to start exploring the lunar landscape of Cappadocia and see the spectacular fairy chimneys with double and triple rock caps. These mushroom-shaped formations have a unique style. The Pasabag is also well known as Monks valley because of the chapel of St. Simeon that is built into one of the three-headed fairy chimneys.

Have a break for a tasty lunch at a traditional local restaurant before proceeding to Kaymakli. Here you will find the widest and one of the largest underground cities in Cappadocia and has been opened since 1964 to visitors, but only four of its eight levels.

Wander through the narrow corridors of Kaymakli underground city, discovering the many rooms and storages that are carved from the soft volcanic stone. It is also interesting to see the rolling stone doors, deep wells and ventilation shafts.

After Kaymakli drive to Goreme, where there is a worldwide famous open-air museum where you will visit several rock-cut churches. These churches have incredible paintings on the walls and ceiling dating back to the 10th century. Also, you will get to visit Uchisar Rock Castle.

At the end of this tour if there is enough time you can enjoy dinner (at your own cost), before returning to the airport for your flight to Istanbul. Upon arrival to Istanbul, you will be dropped off to your hotel.

The order of this itinerary may vary.

Highlights
  • Visit the world famous open air museum located in Goreme and see Uchisar Rock Castle
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch in the town of Avanos which is famous for pottery
  • Wander through Pasabag and Devrent Valley and witness the landscape of the fairy Chimneys
  • Walk through the narrow corridors of Kaymakli underground city
Know Before You Book
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Private
  • Languages offered on activity/tour Languages offered on activity/tour: English, German, French, Italian
  • Duration Duration: 17 to 18 hours
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from your Istanbul Hotel
  • Cancellation Cancellation
    You can cancel your tour 7 days prior to the travel date with a full refund except for the domestic flights which are non-refundable.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
  • Cut-off TimeCut-off Time
    Available to be booked until 3 days before the tour starts. Please note we reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
Inclusions
  • Pick up services from Istanbul Hotel and return
  • All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flights
  • Entrance fees
  • Professional tour guide during the tour
  • Lunch during the tour
Exclusions
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
Meeting Point
Pick up from your hotel in Istanbul. Times will be confirmed once the booking has been made

Additional Info
  • Be ready in your hotel reception 15 minutes before your departure time
  • Wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking
  • Your names must match exactly as they appear on your passport
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Reviewed by Karina G GR   June 05, 2019
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Had an amazing day in the fantastic place!! Very early morning start in Istanbul but everything through the airport, shuttle transfers and meeting the tour guides was seamless. The guide was great. Informative without overloading with info. He was also happy to adjust things to our groups pace. A good lunch too! All in all, a great tour and well worth the effort for the day trip from Istanbul!! Just be prepared for a long day!
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Christine GB   June 04, 2019

Thank you, Karina, for your review. Always pleased to hear that the tour was well worth it. Kind regards Christine.

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Reviewed by Franco S IT   June 05, 2019
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Pictures can't describe the visual experience of seeing Cappadocia. My guide was great in showing the area and explaining the history of Turkey. It's a long day from 4:30 AM to 9:30 PM , but is worth it on any vacation to Turkey.
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Claire GB   June 05, 2019

Hello Franco.Nice to hear that is this trip is worth seeing when on holiday in Turkey.Thank you for your review.Kind regards, Claire.

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Reviewed by Julie B IE   June 01, 2019
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Everything went very smoothly...the hotel pickup, transfers, etc. Cappadocia is beautiful and definitely worth visiting. This tour is great if you are short on time.
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Yvonne GB   June 01, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.kind regards, Yvonne.

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Reviewed by Kendal S GB   May 28, 2019
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It was wonderful. Logistics were smooth, guide fantastic, unique sites and overall very enjoyable!
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Amy GB   May 29, 2019

Thank you, Kendal, for your positive review. I will send your comment on to our team,they will appreciate this. Kind regards, Amy.

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Reviewed by Maria B PR   May 27, 2019
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Awesome experience! It was so nice to have a look at the fairy caves. We enjoyed a personalized and well-documented tour. Got to Cappadocia on time and visited main places. All in one day!! If you will spend a few days in Istanbul and want to have a taste of nature don't hesitate booking a tour to Cappadocia!
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Brooke US   May 28, 2019

Hello Maria.Thank you for your nice review.Always nice to hear when our guest enjoyed a tour.Kind regards, Brooke.

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Reviewed by Ada L DE   May 27, 2019
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One of the best experiences I had. This visit is highly recommended. The history of Cappadocia is amazing as well as the natural formations. If you like nature and history, do not miss this trip. Cappadocia has been the highlight of my trip to Turkey. The guide was outstanding Be prepared to walk and to hike a bit just a bit. A must.
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Donna GB   May 27, 2019

Thank you, Ada, for writing a review. It is always great to hear that the guide did an outstanding job. I will send your feedback on to our team. Kind regards, Donna.

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Reviewed by Andrew V US   May 26, 2019
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The trip begins with an early morning flight from Istanbul to Kayseri where we were picked up by an van for a 60 minute drive to Cappadocia. This region is absolutely beautiful, with incredible geological formations and the historic, and lovely, cave churches. Our guide was excellent. He was very interesting and had extensive knowledge of the region's geology and history. We also had a very delicious lunch at a cave restaurant and visited a ceramics factory.
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Lisa US   May 27, 2019

Thank you, Andrew, for taking the time to write a review about this tour. I am very pleased to read this feedback, I will send this through to our team. Thanks again.Lisa.

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Reviewed by Varuna L RO   May 11, 2019
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We did a one day trip to Cappadocia from Istanbul. To and from transfers to the airport was great. We had an excellent guide and overall experience was memorable
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Sandy GB   May 10, 2019

Thank you very much for your review. I appreciated very much. Kind regards, Sandy.

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Reviewed by D Bihari ID   May 08, 2019
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Very well organized tour, nice guide, interesting program. Amazing sites. You must see Cappadocia!
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Mary US   May 07, 2019

Great to hear that you find the tour very organised.Thank you for your review.Mary.

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Reviewed by Nicole R CH   May 04, 2019
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Wonderful day, beautiful place, great tour guide and food.
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Jackie GB   May 04, 2019

Hello Nicole.Thank you for review. The positive feedback is always welcome. Kind regards, Jackie.

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Reviewed by Patrick M FR   April 14, 2019
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Except for the very early morning flight from Istanbul, the tour to Cappadocia was worth doing. It was amazing to see the natural caves and how people carved out a place to call home. Definitely worth doing at least once in your lifetime.
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Lynn GB   April 15, 2019

Hello Patrick.Thank you for taking the time to write a nice review. It is great to hear that is worth visiting once in a lifetime.

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Reviewed by Kenny L GB   April 08, 2019
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Amazing tour, beautiful places to visit, Unforgettable experience. Our guide was so kind.
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Yazmine GB   April 15, 2019

Thank you, Kenny, for your review.Yazmine.

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Reviewed by Yu Ngay JP   March 09, 2019
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A very good tour! Great scenery, good guide, and very well coordinated!
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Susan GB   March 10, 2019

Thank you Yu Ngay for writing this review and that you find the tour good.Kind regards,

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Reviewed by Jules S BE   March 06, 2019
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Wow wow wow well worth the super long day...our Guide was full of knowledge, lunch was good would recommend this tour...one of Turkeys highlights
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Louise GB   March 07, 2019

Wow, back what a nice review. Thank you very much.

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