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Istanbul: 2-Day Tour of Cappadocia by Bus

Istanbul: 2-Day Tour of Cappadocia by Bus

From £232.72 per person

Visit the historic Cappadocia region this 2-day, 2-night tour bus tour from Istanbul. See the other-worldly landscape of the Devrent Valley, the Byzantine art at the Goreme Open Air Museum, and the sweeping panoramic views from Uchisar Castle.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 days
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Your hotel in Istanbul

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia
  • Discover the beautiful Byzantine art in the Goreme Open Air Museum
  • Visit churches on a hike through the Rose Valley
Full description
Take the intercity bus to Cappadocia and relax in non-smoking, air-conditioned comfort. The journey from Istanbul to Cappadocia takes around 12 hours. You’ll learn about the region’s history and see the sights of Cappadocia on this 2-day tour. Day 1: First Day in Cappadocia: (Refreshments at the hotel, and lunch on the tour) When you arrive at the Cappadocia bus station you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel for some refreshment. The tour begins at about 9:30 AM, departing from the hotel. Head to the Devrent Valley where the landscape will remind you of something from another planet! In Pasabagi, take a guided walk to see Cappadocia’s amazing fairy chimneys. Next on the itinerary is a drive to Avanos, where you’ll have lunch. After lunch, continue on to the Goreme Open Air Museum to see the rock-cut churches and beautiful frescoes. Afterwards you’ll drive to Uchisar Castle, the highest point in the region, to admire the panoramic views over Cappadocia. Return to the hotel at around 5:30 PM for an overnight stay. Day 2: Second Day in Cappadocia: (Breakfast at the hotel, and lunch on the tour) You’ll leave your hotel at around 09:30 on a 2.5-mile hike through the Rose Valley, stopping to visit churches along the way. Afterwards, visit the old Christian village of Cavusin. Enjoy lunch in Pigeon Valley before you explore the Kaymakli underground city. Stop at the natural rock formation known as Ortahisar Castle. At 9:00 PM, depart Cappadocia on the overnight bus to Istanbul, arriving at Istanbul’s bus station at 7:00 AM the next morning.
Includes
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel (or similar boutique hotel)
  • Meal services during the tour as noted in the itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional licensed guide services
  • Entrance fees to the museums on guided tours
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Dinners
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

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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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The tour price is per person based on double/twin room sharing. The single supplement is EUR 20.
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  • Transportation
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  • Value for money
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