From Istanbul: Day Trip to Cappadocia with Flight and Lunch

4.3 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: Tour Altinkum

From Istanbul: Day Trip to Cappadocia with Flight and Lunch

Activity provider: Tour Altinkum
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From US$ 270.65 US$ 243.59 per person

See the highlights of Cappadocia including Goreme Open Air Museum and the famous fairy chimneys. Learn to make pottery from local experts.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 16 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Russian, Japanese, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. The driver will be holding a sign with your last name on it.
Private or small groups available


  • See Cappadocia’s top attractions with skip-the-line tickets
  • Learn how to make pottery from local experts
  • Try delicious Turkish cuisine
  • Experience fascinating views of fairy chimneys
  • Choose between a shared group or private day trip
Full description

Tour the most important landmarks of Cappadocia along with its fascinating rock formations on an all-day guided tour. Get picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and arrive at the airport for a 1.5-hour flight to Kayseri. Meet your local driver and enjoy the ride to Cappadocia, where you will join other group participants and begin your tour. Explore the Goreme Open Air Museum and study the many rock-cut churches from as far back as the 10th century. Next, visit Devrent Valley, famous for its quirky animal-shaped rocks, and feel like you're in another world.

Head to Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley, and see the chapel dedicated to St. Simeon along with a hermit's shelter. Admire some of the most striking fairy chimneys with a unique mushroom shape. Stop for a typical Turkish lunch in Avanos. Then learn to make pottery with local experts. Take in the best views of the fairy chimneys from Goreme Panorama before marveling at more magnificent landscapes from Uchisar Rock Castle.

Drive back to Kayseri for your return flight to Istanbul where your driver will greet you and take you back to your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (4 transfers)
  • Economy class domestic flight (round-trip)
  • Ground transportation in an air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Lunch at restaurant
  • Beverages with meal
  • Tips for tour guide and driver (optional)
  • Admission fees to attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • The baggage allowance for the flights is 15 kg plus 8 kg of hand luggage
  • Entry fees per person: Pasabag 50 TL and Goreme Museum 120 TL. Your guide will have pre-paid skip-the-line tickets to avoid long ticket queues. You will need to pay your guide for your entry tickets in cash (euros, dollars, or Turkish Lira)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 23 reviews

Review summary

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The trip was well organized and the communication with the tour organizer was efficient and easy. They've arranged all transportation for us, and we joined a group in Kapadokya with a kind and well english speaking guide. The only bad thing that happened, was that there was a mistake regarding our transportation from Kayseri airport to Kapadokya so our driver never showed up (or the driver who was there did not have our names on his pick up list), but the drivers there were so kind and quickly helped us to get to the city with close contact with the tour organizer.

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June 4, 2022

A very amazing experience. All staff were cute and kind. Only one day is a short time for see every places of beautiful Cappadocia but we spent a beautiful and emotional day. Unfortunately we can't saw the balloons because they fly only at sunrise. A good opportunity to return in Cappadocia !!!

April 17, 2022

The tour was wonderful. The tour guide is very accommodating with our needs. My husband and I enjoyed this activity very much. I feel bad because I can't remember the tour guides name but she was very nice and very helpful.

June 16, 2022

Product ID: 395961