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Cappadocia Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Tour with Breakfast & Transfers

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  • Fulfill your bucket-list dream of flying over Cappadocia's fairy chimneys and Bronze Age cave dwellings aboard a hot air balloon in Turkey on your next vacation!
  • Experience the stunning aerial views of Goreme Valley's remarkable terrain against the backdrop of a gorgeous sunrise.
  • Kick-start your adventure with a convenient hotel pickup and indulge in warm coffee and breakfast at the launch site.
  • Celebrate your flight's end with a non-alcoholic champagne toast and receive a keepsake flight certificate before you embark on your return journey.
  • Opt for a premium flight with a cozy group of up to 20, a standard flight accommodating up to 28 in a larger group setting, or a 90-min deluxe flight.

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  • 50-75-minute Goreme Valley balloon flight
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Non-alcoholic champagne
  • Insurance
  • After flight certification
  • Group of 28 in standard flight (optional)
  • Group of 20 in premium flight (optional)
  • Group of 20 in 90-min deluxe flight (optional)
  • Tip: Don't miss out on purchasing a miniature hot air balloon or local crafts from the local shops in the Cappadocia region to cherish the memory.
  • Please carry a valid Photo ID or passport.
  • Bring along a light jacket as the weather can be chilly in the morning.
  • This experience is restricted for pregnant women, those with mobility impairments, and guests aged 4 and below.
  • Please note: While all flights take place in the morning, a sunrise flight cannot be guaranteed in advance. The provider offers one flight at sunrise and the other 15-30 mins after sunrise. The assignment of the flight times is subject to operational considerations provided by the government.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Cappadocia Full-Day Green Tour with Trekking

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  • Admire some of Cappadocia's most breathtaking scenery on a wonderful guided trip.
  • Explore the historic ruins of Derinkuyu Underground City, which formerly housed up to 20,000 people.
  • Embark on a 4-kilometer trek across the Ihlara Valley, which features towering canyon walls.
  • Visit cave churches with exquisite fresco painting to see some of the finest examples of Byzantine art from the 7th to 11th centuries.
  • Refuel yourself with a traditional lunch and visit some of the churches accessible to tourists in Belisirma.
  • Stop at Selime, a little village snuggled inside a cliff's curve, to see Cappidocia's largest rock cut monastery that inspired the Star Wars terrain.
  • Explore the moon-like scenery and stunning rock formations at Göreme, a town sculpted in volcanic eruptions.

Inclusions

  • Licensed professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned van/coach
  • Entry fees to the museums and sites
  • Parking fees
  • Lunch

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks
  • Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Ihlara Valley
  • Belisirma
  • Selime
  • Göreme
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Cappadocia Green Tour: Ihlara Valley & Pigeon Valley with Transfers

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  • Immerse yourself in a full-day guided tour of Cappadocia's landscapes and historical sites with round-trip transfers included.
  • Journey into the heart of Ihlara Valley, stroll along the Melendiz River and marvel at the Agacalti Church, a well-preserved church from the past.
  • Venture into Derinkuyu Underground City, the largest in Cappadocia, and discover the 8 levels that served as a kitchen, school, and more.
  • Explore the rock-cut architectural wonders of Selime Monastery, the oldest cathedral in Cappadocia, and have a hearty lunch in the heart of Ihlara Valley.

Inclusions

  • Full-day guided tour of Ilhara Valley
  • Expert guides
  • Round-trip hotel transfers
  • Lunch
  • Entry to the scheduled museums
  • All local tax and insurance

Exclusions

  • Drinks at lunch time
  • Goreme Green Panorama
  • Ihlara Valley
  • Derinkuyu Underground City
  • Lunch
  • Pigeon Valley
  • Selime Monastery
  • Tip: Don't miss a visit to the Pigeon Valley and see hundreds of pigeon houses dotting the area. Feed them if you like!
  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Guide dogs are allowed on tour.
  • Guests aged 5 and below are restricted from participating in this experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Cappadocia ATV Tour with Transfers

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  • Zoom through the volcanic landscape of Cappadocia on your own quad bikes, along with an expert English-speaking guide.
  • Pick-up and drop-off from hotels in the Cappadocia area take care of your transportation needs.
  • Strap on your helmet (included in the ticket) and set off on an exhilarating 2-hour experience following a safety briefing.
  • Admire the unique rock formations, shaped by volcanic eruptions, as you weave your way through the gorgeous Sword, Love, and Rose valleys.
  • Take a moment to appreciate the panoramic vistas of the Turkish countryside.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour ATV tour of Cappadocia
  • English-speaking guide
  • Insurance
  • Equipment (Helmets)
  • Your own quad

Exclusions

  • Refreshments
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users, pregnant women.
  • All guests should have a moderate physical fitness level.
  • Time slots are available every 60 mins.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Off-Road Jeep Tour of Cappadocia with Transfers

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  • Start a private guided jeep tour of Cappadocia from your hotel, and discover the beauty of volcanic landscapes and valleys of this charming region.
  • As your guide picks you up from your hotel on a jeep, receive safety instructions, equipment, and a driving demonstration to navigate the region comfortably.
  • With your guide leading the way, drive through the gorgeous scenic views of the sky dotted by colorful hot air balloons at the Gomeda Valley.
  • Marvel at the unique volcanic formations at the Sword and Love Valleys, and find yourself enchanted by the varying shades of pink and red rocks covering the Rose and Red Valleys.
  • Get access to locations that aren’t accessible by walking tours and visit the ghost village of Cavusin, where the ancient rock-carved structures will stun you.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Safety equipment

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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From Istanbul: 2-Day Trip to Cappadocia w/Balloon+Cave Hotel

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  • If you are in Istanbul, don’t miss the opportunity to visit and explore the wonderful sights of Cappadocia on this 2-day guided tour.
  • Discover sights such as the çhisar Castle viewpoint, Göreme Open Air Museum, Cavusin old village, and many more.
  • When in Cappadocia, a must is the hot-air balloon ride and that is just what you get on the second day of this tour.
  • The best part about it all is the accommodation will be arranged in a cave hotel.

Inclusions

  • Return private airport transfers in Cappadocia
  • Domestic flights between Istanbul and Cappadocia
  • 2 days private tour in Cappadocia
  • Guided tour
  • Hot air balloon flight over Cappadocia
  • Accommodation at a Cave hotel
  • Guided tour in other languages (optional)
  • Choose between a regular or a private tour

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  • Personal expenses

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Private (Eng)
  • Private (Other languages)
  • Regular
  • Tip: Best time to visit Cappadocia is between May to early July when the landscapes are in bloom and the nights are cool and the days are warm.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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The meaning of the word Cappadocia is ‘Land of Beautiful Horses’ translated from Persian. The region of Cappadocia is famous for its unique rock formations, fairy chimneys, and underground cities. Cappadocia tours allow visitors to explore this otherworldly landscape with knowledgeable guides who can share insights into the history and culture. From hot air balloon rides to visits to ancient monasteries, Cappadocia day tours have something for everyone.

Read on to learn more about what you can do in Cappadocia.

Five Reasons To Go on a Cappadocia Day Tour

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  • Photographer’s Dream- Cappadocia’s infamous rock formations- "fairy chimneys” created by volcanic eruptions and erosion over millions of years, present a breathtaking otherworldly landscape.
  • Rich History- Cappadocia’s ancient history, owing to various civilizations, like the Hittites, Persians, Romans, and Ottomans, and its millennia-old architecture allow you a rich experience.
  • Adventure- For thrill-seekers, a hot air balloon ride over the fairy chimneys, riding horseback through the valleys, or hiking to the top of a volcano for stunning views are all perfect opportunities.
  • Local Culture- Experience the local culture of Cappadocia in traditional villages, local cuisine, and friendly locals. Cappadocia allows the experience of the unique customs and traditions of the region.

Types of Cappadocia Tours

ATV Safari Tour in Cappadocia

Adventure Tours

  • Discover Cappadocia through the adventure it offers!
  • Ride horseback through Cappadocia's idyllic valleys, apricot orchards, and vineyards while fairy chimneys and rock formations dazzle with this Horseback Riding Tour.
  • Feel the adventure of Cappadocia's volcanic terrain through a quad bike and a knowledgeable English-speaking guide. With this ATV Safari Tour, swerve through Sword, Love, and Rose valleys shaped by ancient volcanic eruptions.
  • Spend your day uncovering the secrets of Derinkuyu Underground City and trekking through Ihlara Valley with this Full-Day Green Trekking Tour. Marvel at fresco paintings, discover the Star Wars-inspired Selime and explore the otherworldly Göreme.
  • Soar 500-1000 meters above Cappadocia at sunrise and witness the stunning rock formations and fairy chimneys as you enjoy a scenic breakfast. End with a certificate commemorating your flight with this Hot Air Balloon Tour.

Duration: 1-8 Hours

Cappadocia Lunch Tours

Lunch Tours

  • If you prefer to thoroughly discover the essence of Cappadocia, with sights, history, culture, and cuisine, the lunch tours offer you all of it!
  • Enjoy a guided tour of historic Cappadocia through Devrent Valley and Imagination Valley’s whimsical rock formations.
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed ancient Göreme, discover regional art from the Hittite period, and experience the traditional pottery town of Avanos.
  • Relish a delicious lunch before 30-million-year-old fairy chimneys and hermit dwellings in Pasabag Valley. 
  • If you are looking for a private tour, Heart of Cappadocia is perfect. And if you are looking for a private tour with a guide in languages other than English, Guided Day Tour allows the option of a small-group tour, and provides a guide in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese or Russian apart from English. For a budget-friendly lunch tour, Tour of Highlights is your best bet!

Duration: 6-7 Hours

Sightseeing Tours in Cappadocia

Sightseeing Tours

  • Experience Cappadocia on your terms with our Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour.
  • Enjoy unlimited stops on a double-decker bus and observe the panoramic views from the open top.
  • Immerse yourself in the region's history, culture, and architecture while exploring its iconic landmarks and unique rock formations.
  • If you are looking for a more immersive day tour but slightly longer, The 2-Day Trip from Istanbul to Cappadocia must be your choice. You can choose between a regular and a private tour. The option of a guide in languages other than English is also available.
  • Explore Cappadocia's gems with a 2-day guided tour from Istanbul, and marvel at sights like çhisar Castle, Göreme Open Air Museum, and Cavusin old village.
  • Indulge in a hot-air balloon ride on day two and stay at a unique cave hotel for an unforgettable experience.

Duration: Flexible Duration - 48 Hours

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Airport Transfers

  • Avoid hassle or stress when you reach your airport in Istanbul, and book these airport transfer options.
  • Skip the trouble of finding a private taxi after your arrival and reserve a shared shuttle service from Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports to Cappadocia or a private transfer from the airport to your place of stay.
  • Your amiable driver will keep tabs on any flight delay or early arrival and eagerly await you with a warm welcome.
  • Upon your arrival at the airport, expect a cordial driver to greet you and guide you to the comfortable air-conditioned vehicle for transfer.
  • Embark on a pleasant ride aboard a comfortable vehicle en route to your destination in Cappadocia.
  • If you don’t mind sharing your transfer vehicle with someone for a more affordable price, Airport Shuttle Transfer is perfect. However, if you prefer a private airport transfer Private Airport Transfers will sort you out.

Duration: 1 Hour

Know More About Cappadocia

Cappadocia rock formations

Cappadocia beckons with an ethereal and mystical allure, transporting you to another world with its fairytale-like landscapes, towering rock formations, curving valleys, and deep canyons. Like sentinels standing guard over the land, the fairy chimneys rise majestically.

Beneath the earth's surface, hidden underground cities offer a glimpse into an ancient world. The winding tunnels and intricate chambers speak of a time long gone, of secrets and mysteries buried deep in the earth. Cappadocia is a place of enchantment, where reality and imagination blend to create a world of unparalleled beauty and mystery.

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  • Horseback Riding in the Valleys of Cappadocia- 5 PM - 7 PM.
  • Tour of Highlights of Cappadocia with Lunch- 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
  • Cappadocia ATV Safari Tour- 5 PM - 7 PM.
  • Cappadocia Full-Day Green Tour with Trekking- 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM.
  • Hot Air Balloon Tour of Cappadocia with Transfers- Starts between 3:45 and 5 AM and ends between 5 AM and 6:45 AM, depending on your ticket.
  • Cappadocia Airport Shuttle Transfer- Airport shuttle is available every hour from 10 AM to 7 PM.
  • Cappadocia Private Airport Transfer- Airport shuttle is available every hour from 10 AM to 7 PM.
  • Heart of Cappadocia Private Lunch Tour with Transfers- 9 AM - 3 PM, 10 AM - 4 PM, and 11 AM - 5 PM.
  • Guided Day Tour of Cappadocia with Lunch & Transfers- 10 AM - 4:30 PM.
  • From Istanbul: 2-Day Trip to Cappadocia w/Balloon+Cave Hotel- Starts at 4 AM and lasts 48 hours.
  • Cappadocia Highlights Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour- Enter anytime within operating hours of 9:15 AM - 7:25 PM.

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  • All the ticket options include round-trip hotel transfers from your stay in Cappadocia to ensure your tour is seamless and easy.
  • Flight: There are multiple flights you can take to Cappadocia. There are two kinds of Airport Shuttle services available to take you from Nevsehir or Kayseri Airports to your hotel. The 2-day trip includes airport transfers and domestic flights.
  • Bus: If you are traveling by bus, there are multiple departures throughout the day and night from Istanbul to Cappadocia. The primary operators are Metro Turizm, FlixBus, Kamil Koc, and Öncü Seyahat.
  • Train: If you are traveling by train, there are no direct trains to Cappadocia. You will have to travel to Konya Station and then take a bus from there. Kamil Koc operates a bus from Konya to Göreme every 3 hours 1. The journey takes around 3h 25m.
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The best time to visit Cappadocia is during April, May, early June, late September, and early-mid October. These months are considered the best time to visit Cappadocia because the weather is mild, and the region comes alive with vibrant colors. The temperature ranges from 10°C (50°F) to 20°C (68°F) during this time, making it perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking and hot air ballooning. During these months, you can enjoy spotting wildflowers and birds, hiking, and cycling. Summer peak season brings the heat, crowds, and higher prices; therefore isn't highly recommended.

Restaurants in Cappadocia
  • Oscar Steak House is located in the heart of Cappadocia, among fairy chimneys with mesmerizing scenery of a spectacular landscape. The business is managed by indigenous Cappadocians who aim to blend traditional viewpoints with modern flavors. The restaurant is open from 12 PM to 11:30 PM
  • Cratus Premium Restaurant is in the heart of Cappadocia, in the center of Göreme, with the most scenic frames in the region's landscape. It is open from 7 AM to 12 AM. The restaurant serves delicious food presentations and some of the best-quality wines in the area.
  • Topdeck Cave Restaurant is a family-run restaurant situated in a cave that used to be stable and is open from 5 PM to 11:15 PM. The owner, Mustafa, prepares and serves the food himself, inviting you to be a part of his family. The simple menu changes daily and offers an array of local appetizers (meze), hot starters, soup of the day, main courses, and a medley of desserts. All ingredients are fresh and come from local farmers.
  • Pumpkin Goreme Restaurant and Art Gallery is decorated with a display of handcrafted, colorful gourd or pumpkin lanterns and promises a peaceful and fantastical ambiance. The restaurant serves delicious Turkish cuisine and has received exquisite food, prompt and friendly service, and a beautiful atmosphere. It is open from 6 PM to 12 AM.

Visitor Tips

  • Prepare of the Weather: The weather in Cappadocia can vary depending on the season, so make sure you check the forecast before you pack. Dress appropriately for outdoor activities and pack comfortable shoes, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
  • Carry cash: While credit cards are accepted in many places in Cappadocia, it's always a good idea to carry some cash with you for small purchases and tipping.
  • Weather Implications to Prepare for: Hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia require clear skies and low wind speeds for safety reasons. Early morning hours are typically the best time to fly. However, flights may be canceled or postponed in the event of adverse weather conditions.
  • Dress conservatively: Cappadocia is home to many cultural and religious sites, and it's important to be respectful when visiting them. Both males and females must dress modestly and remove their shoes when entering mosques or other religious sites. Carry a scarf to cover your head just in case.

Frequently Asked Questions about Cappadocia

What is Cappadocia?

Cappadocia is a region in central Turkey known for its distinctive landscapes, including rock formations, underground cities, and ancient cave dwellings.

What can I do in Cappadocia?

Some of the top things to do in Cappadocia include taking a hot air balloon ride, exploring the region's underground cities, visiting ancient cave churches and monasteries, hiking in the valleys, and shopping for local handicrafts.

Where can I buy my tickets for the experiences in Cappadocia?

You can buy your tickets right here online.

How do I get to Cappadocia?

The easiest way to get to Cappadocia is by flying to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, which are both located about an hour's drive from the region. From there, you can take a shuttle bus or a taxi to your hotel.

What is the best time to visit Cappadocia?

The best time to visit Cappadocia is during the spring and fall, when the weather is mild and the landscapes are at their most colorful. Summer can be hot and crowded, while winter can be cold and snowy.

What is the currency used in Cappadocia?

The currency used in Cappadocia, and in the rest of Turkey, is the Turkish Lira (TRY).

What language do people speak in Cappadocia?

The official language of Turkey is Turkish, but English is widely spoken in Cappadocia, especially in tourist areas.

What is the dress code in Cappadocia?

There is no specific dress code in Cappadocia, but it's recommended to dress modestly when visiting religious sites.

What should I pack for my trip to Cappadocia?

You should pack comfortable shoes for hiking, warm clothing for chilly mornings and evenings, a water bottle for hydration, and sunscreen and a hat for sun protection.

Can I visit Cappadocia on a day trip?

Yes, it's possible to visit Cappadocia on a day trip from Istanbul, but it's recommended to spend at least one night in the region to fully experience its attractions and landscapes.