• Pigeon Valley Hike, Cappadocia
  • The Ihlara valley of Cappadocia
  • Uchisar fortress
  • Cappadocia Landscape
  • Fairy Chimneys of cappadocia
  • Cappadocia – Turkey
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride over Cappadocia
  • Cappadocia
  • Trip-To-Cappadocia
  • The white cliffs of the travertine terraces at Pamukkale, Turkey
  • The Temple of Apollo – Pamukkale
  • Pamukkale Antique Pool

3-Day Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul

Rated 4.95 out of 5 based on 22 customer ratings
(22 customer reviews)

From: USD$420.00

Choose this unique 3 days Turkey Classic Highlights tour & explore the famous Goreme Open-Air Museum, Kaymakli Underground City, Uchisar Castle & Pamukkale Travertines, Hierapolis City Ruins & much more.

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3 Days Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul by Plane & Bus

Day 1: Flight to Kayseri/Nevsehir, Full Day North Cappadocia Tour

05:00 You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul and transferred to Ataturk airport. *
05:30 Arrival at Ataturk airport for flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir *
07:00 Flight from Istanbul to Kayseri or Nevsehir
07:55 Arrival at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport. Upon arrival you will be picked up at the airport 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 Monk’s Valley to see the mushroom-shaped pinnacles. After this visit, you will drive to the city of Avanos. After lunch you will visit the beautiful open-air museum of Goreme where the remains of rock-cut churches and Christian settlements date back hundreds of years. Finally towards the end of the day tour before returning to your hotel, you will be able to visit the natural castles of Uchisar. After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Cappadocia for check-in.

  • Overnight in Cappadocia
  • Included meals: Lunch

* Note: Some flights can also be from the Sabiha Gokcen airport to Kayseri. If your flight is from Sabiha Gokcen airport, pick up from hotel time and flight time can change from above mentioned times. We will confirm exact times with your tour confirmation email.

Day 2: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Overnight Bus to Pamukkale

You may add an optional Hot Air Balloon Ride over picturesque Cappadocia to your tour at an extra cost of USD 175.00. With an early morning pick up around 5:00 am from your hotel you can join an early morning Hot Air Balloon ride for approximately 60 minutes. If interested, please request at the time of booking your tour with us and we can make all necessary arrangements on your behalf!

After breakfast at the hotel around 09:30 you will be picked up and met by your tour guide to begin your 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 Güllüdere (Rose) Valley. Next you will visit Çavusin village which is famous for its houses and churches of the Christian Clergymen. We will take a break for lunch around noon. After lunch you will drive to the Pigeon Valley. In the afternoon you will visit the Kaymakli underground city where early Christians lived. This will be the end of your full day tour. After the tour you will travel overnight to Pamukkale in a non-smoking, fully air-conditioned local bus departing the bus station approximately 9:00 pm. The total duration of travel will be 10 hours. There will be three breaks on the way to Pamukkale for your personal needs.

  • Overnight Bus to Pamukkale
  • Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 3: Full Day Pamukkale Tour, Flight to Istanbul

Upon your arrival at the Pamukkale / Denizli main bus station between 05:30 – 06:00, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel to freshen up. You will have time to have breakfast and a short rest. Around 09:30 you will be picked up from the hotel to begin your guided tour of the Pamukkale and Hierapolis area with a profession licensed tour guide. Around 10:00 you will visit the first destination of Karahayit to see the Red Spring Waters. After Karahayit we will drive to Pamukkale and begin the visit to the ancient city of Hierapolis around 10:30. The highlights of Hierapolis are Necropolis, Roman Baths, Domitian Gate, Latrina, Oil Factory, Frontinious Street, Agora, Byzantium Gate, Triton Fountain, Cathedral, Apollon Temple, Plutonium, Theater and Antique Pool. You will also be able to take some photos from the nicest corners of Pamukkale. Around 12:30 you will be given some free time for approximately 60 minutes to explore the natural beauties of Pamukkale. As an option, you may choose to swim in the Pamukkale Antique Pools (at own expense) during this free time. At 13:30 you will meet the guide and will get a chance to walk in the middle of the Pamukkale travertines from top to down without shoes and socks. At 14:30 you will be taken for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch at approximately 15:30 you will visit an Onyx Factory for approximately 30 minutes. At the end of the tour around approximately 16:00, you will be transferred to the Denizli/Izmir airport for an evening flight back to Istanbul. Upon arrival you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your hotel in Istanbul. END OF SERVICES.

  • Included meals: Breakfast and Lunch

INCLUDED in the Tour Price:

• Pick up and drop off to your hotel (on European side of Istanbul only) & Istanbul cruise port
• Domestic flight tickets – (Istanbul to Kayseri and Denizli or Izmir to Istanbul)
• Overnight intercity coach ticket (Cappadocia to Pamukkale)
• 1 night in Cappadocia at Cave hotel including breakfast
• Professional licensed English speaking guide during the tours
• Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: (B) breakfast, (L) lunch
• Entrance fees mentioned by the itinerary
• Car park, Gasoline, Highway & Bridge Fees
• Local taxes and service charges

NOT INCLUDED:

• Hot Air Balloon Ride
• Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
• Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)

IMPORTANT INFO:

• 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
• You can swim in the Antique pool in Pamukkale. However, please note that there is an extra charge that you will have to pay directly at your own expense before entry to the pools. This entrance fees to the pools is not covered as part of your tour. as Please note that you must bring your own towel, swimsuit etc. if you need to use the pools.

Accommodation in below Hotels (or similar hotels depending on vacancy at the time of booking):

In Cappadocia: Holiday Cave Hotel OR Heaven Cave House OR Travel Inn Cave Hotel

The quoted price of this tour covers accommodations in hotels as mentioned above or in similar quality hotels.

If you wish to include a higher quality hotel, we offer two options:

Option 1: We can upgrade your hotel at an additional cost. This cost will be added to the total tour price of the standard package tour.

Option 2: You can arrange your own accommodation on the tour as per your preference. We can offer a new package tour price without including cost of hotel accommodation. If Option 2 is preferred, all services as part of the package tour will be provided except for hotel accommodation.

Please let us know the option you prefer at the time the tour request is made so that we can price the tour accordingly. If no change in hotels is needed and you wish to proceed with the hotels highlighted in our package tour at the quoted tour price then you may book the tour directly online.

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22 reviews for 3-Day Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour from Istanbul

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Diane B

    I had the best time on my tour to Cappadocia and Pamukkale with all istanbul tours. It was my first time with a tour but it was more than I expected. We saw so many places Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle in Cappadocia and Kaymaklı Underground City.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Brendan W

    The tour was incredible!! Great tour guide – very knowledgeable. Accommodation and meals were excellent. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Thomas B

    We recently took a 3-day Cappadocia and Pamukkale Tour with All Istanbul Tours and it was fabulous!! The sites were amazing, the timing was perfect, the cave hotel were great and our guide, Aylin and Erol, was fantastic!!. I would highly recommend them.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Federico P

    Hi Ayhan,

    we had a very pleasant time in Turkey and we feel very happy with booking the tour with OneNation Travel. Since our arrival everything went according to the plan and the permament support of Bilal was extremely valuable and helpful. In Cappadocia and Pamukkale we also had a great time and the tourist guides were also very friendly and knowledgeable and with the exception of the balloon tour (which needed to be done on a different date due to weather reasons) everything went as planned by you.

    We would like to thank all and your team, and undoubtly will recommend to others to use your services.

    Regards to Bilal.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Sharon T

    Wonderful tour. Do not miss the opportunity to travel to Cappadocia and Pamukkale. This 3-Day trip is worth every minute and every penny. Excellent tour guides and service.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jamie S

    This tour was great. Pamukkale and Cappadocia was amazing. The guides were excellent. We would definitely recommend One Nation Travel to our friends.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stephen F

    This was an excellent tour with great guides, good cave hotel and wonderful driver. I would certainly recommend this highly.

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    Julia F

    We booked trip to Cappadocia and Pamukkale for 3 days through ONE NATION TRAVEL . Its an wonderful & amazing experience .we enjoyed a lot. Onenationtravel.com services and planning of trip is excellent.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nargis

    Thank you Bilal for organising our trip. Everything went very smoothly. I would recommend your company to our friends.

    Kind Regards
    Nargis

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Fais MF

    Just came back from Turkey 2 days ago. There is no word to describe the beauty of the country. Definitely will join this travel agency; OneNation travel again next summer with my family. The flow of the journey was really smooth; from the beginning at Istanbul (picked up at the hotel) until the end of the programme (sent back to the hotel at Istanbul). The person who in-charged as our tour guide was really lovely and knowledgeable (didn’t remember her name but she definitely did awesome job). Thank you so much for making my solo travel in Turkey as one of the greatest vacation so far 🙂

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Isabell G.

    Fantastic experience! The accommodation on the Cave hotel in Cappadocia was great and the staff were all friendly and fun. Highly recommended.

  12. Rated 5 out of 5

    Susan T

    I went on the 3 day Cappadocia and Pamukkale tour in Turkey. I would highly recommend this tour and this is one of our favorite memories of our trip to Turkey.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jessica M

    We did the 3 day Cappadocia and Pamukkale tour with 7 friends. And the Cappadocia cave hotel accommodation were pretty awesome. Each location was quite unique and beautiful. Thank you so much for everything that you did for us.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Saanvi K

    Hi, the 3 day tour was amazing! cheerful guides, and awesome hotel, breakfast really nice! I recommend this to everyone who want to visit cappadocia and pamukkale

  15. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tony H

    This tour was wonderful! Both Cappadocia and Pamukkale were fascinating UNESCO sites. We were picked up exactly on time at our hotel. The tour guide was very informative and gave us much information about the country along with the specific sites that we were to visit. We had a great experience and would recommend this 3-day tour.

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Arjun K

    Onenationtravel.com organized our first trip to cappadocia and pamukakle. Our One Nation Travel Consultant Bilal, organized a 3 day tour through Cappadocia and Pamukakle. This included meals, entrance fees, English speaking guides and transportation. Thanks to One Nation Travel for arranging our visit to Cappadocia and Pamukakle.

  17. Rated 5 out of 5

    Susan L

    Our trip to Turkey (Cappadocia and Pamukkale) through Onenationtravel.com was wonderful–a trip of a lifetime! Our hotel, The Holiday Cave, was excellent with a very good restaurant and in a great location. Our guide Aylin and driver were both very good, and we can highly recommend this company.

  18. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paula M

    Thanks you Bilal for organizing our wonderful trip to cappadocia, pamukkale. We thoroughly enjoyed everything about the trip. We highly recommend this service!

  19. Rated 5 out of 5

    Julie A

    My husband and I toured with two friends on a personalised tour of Turkey which included Cappadocia and Pamukkale. The tour was tailored by Bilal and we went to many amazing places that we would not have known about had we not booked through OneNation Travel. Bilal and tour guides worked very hard to ensure our trip was memorable, any minor issues that arose were dealt with quickly and I would happily recommend Bilal and Onenationtravel.com. Turkey was beautiful and has much to offer to tourists.

  20. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kevin T

    Our visit to Cappadocia and Pamukkale was truly enjoyable thanks to http://www.onenationtravel.com, especially the staff. The trip was very organized and we were able to enjoy the sites.

  21. Rated 5 out of 5

    Maria K

    We had a wonderful time in Cappadocia and Pamukkale and really appreciated the two guides that we had. Our trip was enhanced by the abilities of our tour guides, Ms. Aylin and Mr. Murat, and our drivers. The Holiday Cave Hotel in Cappadocia was fantastic, and loved staying there. We recommend the services of Onenationtravel.com for anyone wishing to get a unique experience.

    Thank you for your help in our trip,

    Maria

  22. Rated 5 out of 5

    Nadian

    Just finished my 3 day 2 night Cappadocia & Pamukkale tour, I’m glad to have booked with One Nation Travel. The tour went smoothly, the tour guides were good and had well knowledge of the history and culture of the destinations visited and everything else was just great, I highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting to visit those two destinations. You definitely will be well looked after!

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