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Tour Overview

Discover the enchanting world of Cappadocia on a 2-day tour from Istanbul. Visit fairy-tale chimneys, and ancient cave dwellings, and experience a sunrise hot air balloon ride for a truly unforgettable journey.

Day 1: Fly to Kayseri/Nevsehir from Istanbul – North Cappadocia Tour

You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 4:00 am and will be transferred to the domestic airport for your flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir between 6:00 – 7:30 am. Upon arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport, you will be picked up and transferred to Cappadocia. In Cappadocia, you will meet your professional tour guide to begin your full-day tour of North Cappadocia. Your tour will start with a visit to the Devrent Valley to see the unique fairy chimneys. Next, you will visit the Pasabag Valley (Monks Valley) to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch, you will visit the Zelve Open Air Museum in Cappadocia. The museum features a series of carved caves and ancient churches, providing a glimpse into the region’s monastic history. Finally, towards the end of the day tour, before returning to your hotel, you will have the opportunity to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. Please note that the interior of the Uchisar castles is not accessible for visits. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.

Optionally, attend a traditional Turkish Night show with dinner.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included Meal(s): Lunch
  • Accommodation: Heaven Cave House OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel or similar (Standard quality)

Day 2: South Cappadocia Tour – Fly back to Istanbul

For an additional option, you can book an early morning hot air balloon ride and enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the valleys. Please be aware that this activity comes at an extra cost.

After breakfast at approximately 9:30 am, you will be picked up from your hotel to begin the full-day tour of South Cappadocia. Your tour guide will brief you on the day’s activities. Your tour will begin with a visit to the Red Valley where you will be able to explore the famous rock-cut churches and hike approximately 5 km through the Rose Valley (Gulludere Vadisi). Next, you will visit Cavusin Village which is famous for its houses and churches of Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch, you will drive to the Pigeon Valley (Guvercinlik Vadisi). In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli Underground City or Ozkonak Underground City where early Christians lived. At the end of the tour around approximately 4:00 pm, you will be transferred to Kayseri or Nevsehir airport for your late evening return flight between 7:00 – 10:00 pm (flight duration is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes) to Istanbul. END OF OUR SERVICE and TOURS.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch
  • Accommodation: No accommodation is included on this day

Important notes:

  • Please note that your return flight from Kayseri / Nevsehir to Istanbul will arrive at either the New Airport in Istanbul or at the Sabiha Gökçen Airport depending on the availability of flights on the ticket purchase date.
  • Upon arrival at Istanbul airport, you will have to arrange your own pick-up service from Istanbul airport to your hotel in Istanbul. This transfer is not included as part of your package tour services with us. Our service ends upon your flight arrival at Istanbul Airport.
  • If you have a preference to return to a specific airport in Istanbul i.e. Sabiha Gokcen or Istanbul New Airport, you must request your choice of the airport in Istanbul by email prior to your tour booking. Any changes requested once your booking is confirmed will incur an additional cost.

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

  • Pick up from Istanbul hotel and transfer to Istanbul Airport (on the European side of Istanbul only)
  • Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir and from Kayseri or Nevsehir to Istanbul only
  • 1 night at the Heaven Cave House OR Dedeli Konak Cave Hotel OR Holiday Cave Hotel in Cappadocia including breakfast
  • English-speaking guide during the tours
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch
  • Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
  • Local taxes and service charges


  • Drop off transportation service from Istanbul New Airport OR Sabiha Gökçen Airport to Istanbul Hotel upon returning to Istanbul
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Optional tours mentioned in the program, they will be provided at an additional cost.
  • Services not mentioned in the program.
  • Drinks with meals.
  • Travel insurance (recommended).


  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera


  • This is a regular group tour, but if requested at cost can be provided as a private tour.
  • The regular group tour has shopping stops included in the tour.
  • For 1 traveler: 1 Single Room Accommodation
  • For 2 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room Accommodation
  • For 3 travelers: 1 Triple Room Accommodation
  • For 4 travelers: 2 Double/Twin Rooms Accommodation
  • For 5 travelers: 1 Double/Twin Room and 1 Triple Room Accommodation
  • Please be advised that the order /sequence in which the daily tours occur within the above day-by-day package tour itinerary can be subject to change depending on the availability of domestic flight tickets per the itinerary, opening/closing of various historical sites, etc.
  • Vegetarian lunch option available upon request.
  • The normal arrival time in Istanbul is between 8:00 – 10:00 pm. If you are planning on reserving your plane back home that same day, we recommend you book a plane ticket from 12:30 am onwards, to avoid missing your flight.


  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Istanbul local time) if there are still places available. If less than 2 days before start of your requested tour date, please contact us by email or phone as it would be a last minute booking that will need to be checked for availability before your tour reservation is confirmed.

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  1. Avelaine N

    I booked our trip to Cappadocia with One Nation Travel. My daughter and I really enjoyed our trip. The tour guides are very professional and the drivers were very courteous. I will certainly recommend their services to any friends who want to visit Turkey.

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  2. Keith T

    We ordered 2 days tour from Istanbul to Cappadocia and traveled with group of friends. It was highlight of our Turkey trip, we visited all the possible sights on our way. Transportation and cave hotel was very good quality for reasonable price.

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  3. Mamta V

    We booked a 2 day trip to Cappadocia with One Nation Travel. Our tour guides were very friendly and knowledgable. I enjoyed visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum, Kaymakli Underground City, Devrent Valley and Uchisar Castle. Overall an amazing tour, would highly recommend this to anyone.

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  4. Uday K

    We have had a great experience visiting Cappadocia, our tour guide Aylin was exceptional. We are all vegetarians and Aylin made special efforts to find vegetarian restaurants for us. I would definitely use this tour company again and highly recommend them.

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  5. Tina L.

    This was my and my family’s first time traveling to Turkey, and I did not know what to expect. I was absolutely blown away by the knowledge, professionalism, and comfort that One Nation Tours provided. They were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and very responsive to our needs. They made our 2 day Cappadocia trip a memorable, very enjoyable success.

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  6. Daniel P.

    We spent two days and one night on our trip to Cappadocia, it included everything we needed. The cave hotel we stayed in Goreme was wonderful. All in all, the company went out of their way to make our Cappadocia experience a good one. I would certainly recommend them to anyone.

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  7. Sharon L.

    Murat was a great guide. Flexible with our needs and very knowledgeable and proud of Cappadocia and the sites

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  8. Lauren S.

    I and my wife visited the beautiful Cappadocia for 2 days. One Nation Travel recommended a very nice program for us. We did a balloon ride, a daily tour and horseback riding. Which was perfectly enough for 2 days. I can recommend One Nation Travel and their service.

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  9. Maria L.

    Ayhan was very professional and helpful. The trip was great with many wonderful sights. Our guide Aylin was excellent, and we had a great time on our two days in Cappadocia.

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  10. Chris A.

    I highly recommend the One Nation Travel service if you want to go to Cappadocia. They were very professional and everything went exactly as they said it would. We had a great time!

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  11. Christopher P.

    Cappadocia 2 day tour. Everything went smoothly. Sightseeing was great but when they included cultural history experience from pottery, leather and carpet industry to jewelries it became excellent. I like how flexible they are to adjust when I booked an activity outside the tour like the ATV and hot air balloon rides and when I was not able to pay before flying to Kayseri until the tour started, they didnt make any problems with it. I recommend it to everyone. There is still more to see since I only had 2 days so I will probably back with friends next time

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  12. Venkat V.

    My family and I participated in the 2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul, and it was an unforgettable experience! We stayed in a charming cave hotel that added a touch of magic to our trip. Our knowledgeable guide made the tour engaging, and the food was simply delicious. Highly recommend it for a unique getaway!

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  13. Anuj P.

    We joined the 2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul and it was a marvelous journey. The mystical landscapes of Cappadocia left us spellbound. The unique experience of staying at the Heaven Cave House, which was exceptionally clean and comfortable, enriched our tour.

    Each morning began with a good, hearty breakfast. The tour offered the perfect mix of awe-inspiring views, distinctive accommodations, and delightful food. A fantastic Turkish experience that we highly recommend!

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    2-Day Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane

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