2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane

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From: $318.00

Experience the amazing region of Cappadocia, its breathtakingly surreal lunar landscape, and thousands of carved caves. Accommodation at the cave hotel and breakfast and lunch meals are included.

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Istanbul to Cappadocia 2 day Tour

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

You will be picked up from your hotel in Istanbul around 4:30 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 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. (L)

Day 2: Full Day South Cappadocia Tour, Flight to Istanbul

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. 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 around 7:00 – 10:00 pm (1 hour 20 minutes flight duration) to Istanbul. END OF OUR SERVICE and TOURS.

  • Included Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

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 Holiday Cave Hotel or Heaven Cave House in Cappadocia 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
  • 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
  • Tips to staff, items of a personal nature
  • Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
  • Travel insurance


  • 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
  • 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.
  • The hot air balloon ride operates in optimum weather conditions. The decision for the flight to take off on any given day is decided by the local government at the last minute depending on weather conditions to ensure passenger safety. If your paid and scheduled hot air balloon ride gets cancelled by the tour company at the last minute for weather conditions, we will provide you with a refund of USD 290.00 for the hot air balloon ride if you have it booked with us.


  • 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.

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 the 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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29 reviews for 2 Days Cappadocia Tour from Istanbul by Plane

  1. Janet V

    This was an amazing experience. Must say the tour guide did make it, he spoke well English and made us all laugh. I would recommend this tour to all visitors to Cappadocia. And using Exclusive Cappadocia Tours work extremely well. Good communication and well organised.

  2. Chrisstine M

    This is a must do tour in Cappadocia, we had a great guide who was incredibly knowledgeable plus we only had 4 on the tour which was good as we could ask as many questions that we wanted to. Highly recommended.

  3. Robert H

    Hello Bilal,

    We arrived back home safely yesterday in the noon. The trip to Cappadocia was wonderful. We all enjoyed it. Your organization is fantastic. We appreciate and will recommend to our friends.

    Keep well.

  4. Lana M

    It was very good value and we had a great tour guide but I can’t remember his name. He was amazing as he was so knowledgeable about the history of Cappadocia. Fantastic tour.

  5. Sophia C

    This was a very well-planned and enjoyable 2-day tour to the Cappadocia from Istanbul. The tour guides were informative, professional, and thoroughly enjoyable. Absolutely recommend this tour

  6. Osmil L

    Dear Bilal,

    I would like to inform you that the tour to Cappadocia was excellent in all aspects: logistic, flights, hotel, food and specially the tour guide: Miss. Sevda Dogan. Special recognition to her.

    I definitely will recommend your services and tours to other friends and colleagues.

    All the best.


  7. Raphael E

    Amazing. Well worth the trip. Tour guide and driver were fantastic. Beautiful accommodation at the Flintstones Cave Hotel. A very special trip a must for those visiting Turkey.

  8. Scott L

    Thank you for the wonderful trip in Cappadocia. Murat was a great guide and everything went as planned. We had a wonderful time. Thank you again.

  9. Victoria N

    From the start, the booking process was professional and fast. Bilal provided suggestions and quickly responded to any questions I had. I booked 2 day cappadocia tours. Our tour guide, Aylin, was both friendly and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend One Nation Tours for anyone looking to travel to Turkey.

  10. Raju K

    We had taken a short two days trip for Cappadocia by One Nation Travel. We had a wonderful time. Would recommend them to others also in Canada.

  11. James M

    Turkey is a fantastic holiday destination, the people, the food and ease of getting around is great. I would recommend this trip. The ballon trip at Cappadocia was the highlight and one of best things I have ever done. Don’t hesitate go now!!!

  12. Mark M

    A well organized and well designed cappadocia tour. The guide Murat was enthusiastic, friendly, funny, helpful and responsive.

  13. Karen F

    2-day Cappadocia trip was exactly as described. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

  14. Amanda G

    This tour was absolutely fantastic and my husband and I highly recommend it. It’s a 2 days Cappadocia tour from Istanbul but it is well worth the time and expense.

  15. Katie g

    The trip to Cappadocia was great – great places and truly amazing guides. Highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to Cappadocia while visiting Istanbul.

  16. Ronnie C

    I had an amazing time travelling in Cappadocia. Friendly and highly informative tour guide.

  17. travelCrazy33

    We used their travel services for our 2 day trip to Capadoccia from Istanbul . Smooth sailing from the moment we landed at Kayseri airport. Everything was taken care of by the polite , ever smiling, English speaking guides. The hotel provided in Goreme was excellent , close to the action so that we could walk to the restaurants and the gift shops. The canyon walks , underground city walk , the information provided , everything was well organized. Aylin was awesome as a guide. Highly recommend them.

  18. Ana

    Dear Bilal,

    Just wanted to take a minute and thank you for the excellent trip that you organized. Everything was fantastic and the balloon ride was spectacular, it exceeded all our expectations. The coordination of the trip was great and we really enjoyed the hotel, it was so beautiful.

    Really, we were very very pleased so thank you for much for organizing, we felt very well taken care of and everybody we dealt with was extremely professional and made our experience a great one. Thanks so much for the great service!



  19. Barbara J

    2 days Cappadocia trip met and exceeded expectations. We had a great time in Cappadocia. Our guide Aylin was amazing. She always made us feel comfortable. We would recommend One Nation Travel to anyone.

  20. Jennifer

    An amazing 2 day trip to Cappadocia with a great group of people and a wonderful guide – Murat !!! Highly recommended Onenationtravel.com company.

  21. Rochelle K

    We just finished a 2-day tour of Cappadocia perfectly orchestrated by One Nation Travel and our consultant Can Berber. Guides were very informative and spoke good English, We hope to have the opportunity to use their services again in the future.

  22. Hiba Zaidi

    Booked a two day trip to Cappadocia from Istanbul(Aug 12-13). The trip was organized thoroughly. We just had to do nothing on our own and just enjoy the beautifully unusual scenery and experiences. The hotel chosen (Heaven Cave) was a nice cozy cave hotel with courteous and helpful staff and good breakfast. The tour guide was very professional and lovely person to be with. The time spent at different sights was sufficient and somewhat flexible if needed. The choice of lunch places was also good. Hot air balloon was highlight of the trip and is a must do! Just magical! We customized our trip to stay the second night in Cappadocia which was a good idea to enjoy evening in the city centre. This was done without charging too much extra which is appreciated. Highly recommend booking with One Nation.

  23. Kristina D

    Our visit to Cappadocia was truly enjoyable thanks to One Nation Travel, especially the staff. The trip was very organized and we were able to enjoy the sites.

  24. Monika M

    Excellent 2-day Cappadocia tour. Very organized, the information provided by Aylin during the tour was complete, clear and answered all your questions. Thank you for making our trip a memorable one.

  25. Lyn M

    Hello. I just wanted to touch base and thank you for a wonderful tour. i will be recommending your company back home in Australia.

  26. Hiya P

    My husband and I were recommended this tour and it proved to be an unforgettable experience and one of our favourites while in Cappadocia. Great way to see Kaymakli Underground City, Goreme Open Air Museum and Aylin was an excellent guide with very insightful commentary of the history and points of interest. We really enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it.

  27. Kate M

    Highly recommend this tour of Cappadocia. Our driver/tour guide was great. Very energetic and full of great information.

  28. Deepak

    Had a great experience in Cappadocia with them! Showed us some sites, great local food and were full of knowledge. The hot air balloon ride is definitely a must! Enjoyed a lot with their very accommodating tour guides. Highly recommend to everyone!

  29. Gabi

    Capadocia 2 days trip. Excellent coordination of all the services providers (tour operators, hotels, transportation, etc) and clockwork timing. I read people complain about the shopping stops, but please understand they are part of the area economy. Tips: follow instructions, be on time, do not miss on the balloon ride; just bring a light jacket. If you do not care about shopping do one of two things, go in the factories/stores and learn about the crafts, or stay outside and enjoy the view. Both options are memorable. Carry a power bank for camera/ smartphone.Custom Travel – Mostafa was our guide. He was very friendly and was at all times making sure the group stayed together. The coordination of picking up different people from different hotels, dropping us off on the shuttles or airport or hotels was flawless.Flintstone Cave Hotel – Very clean. Good variety in the buffet breakfast. You either get a cave room with some nice view or a non-cave room with gorgeous view. Pool and restaurant are available.Ürgüp Balloons – The pilot was very informative and professional. We were impressed by the experience and especially the landing procedure: we landed directly on the platform trailer with help from the land crew. One of the crew members lended my boyfriend a jacket since we were unprepared for a cold morning in such a hot summer.

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