Do you dream of seeing the unique region of Turkey, Cappadocia? Do you visit many interesting places with a phenomenal, foreign landscape while following your own unique route? Then you must take an Antalya Cappadocia Tour from Antalya that can fulfill your desires in just two days!
You will take a magical journey through the most fabulous and fantastic region of Turkey – Cappadocia. Cappadocia is famous for its alien landscapes created by nature itself thanks to volcanic eruptions millions of years ago.
On the first day of your trip you will embark on the Red Tour where you will visit the most famous and breathtaking natural attractions of Cappadocia .
You will be amazed by the highest point of Cappadocia – the rock fortress of Uchisar. And also a unique nature reserve, the Goreme Open Air Museum. You’ll hike through one of the most beautiful valleys – the Valley of Love – see unusual rock houses resembling beehives in the ancient village of Chavushin and visit the ceramic capital of Cappadocia – the town of Avanos .
You will be amazed by the unusual rock formations in the Pasabag Valley and the formations resembling humans and animals in the Valley of Imagination. In addition, you will see the three largest rock formations, similar to giant mushrooms – “three beauties” at the entrance to the town of Urgup. On the same night you will have a wonderful opportunity to visit the brightest and most enchanting show in Cappadocia – Turkish Night.
On the second day of your trip you will embark on the Green Tour. It starts with a magnificent panorama of Goreme and a visit to the largest underground city in Cappadocia – Derinkuyu. With its beauty and majestic green spaces, you will be amazed by a deep gorge – the Ihlara Valley. You will be amazed by the highest rocky monastery in Cappadocia – Selime, and in Pigeon Valley you will be amazed by the large number of rocky dovecotes carved here by ancient Christians.
If you wish, you can also take the most fascinating flight of your life – a hot air balloon flight over the magnificent landscapes of Cappadocia.
Antalya Cappadocia Tour is a great investment for your wonderful vacation. During two days full of different activities, you will not only learn a lot of new and interesting things, but also have a great time and take real pleasure in contemplating the amazing strange Cappadocian landscapes!
Price List for Cappadocia Tour from Antalya 2022
|Age||Standard Price||Online Price|
|Adult (≥ 8)||55 Euro||52 Euro|
|Child (4 — 7)||35 Euro||30 Euro|
|Infant (0 — 3)||Free||Free|
Antalya Cappadocia Tour Days – Times:
Monday – Thursday – Saturday – Ask For The Times
You will embark on the most beautiful and fantastic journey you can imagine. It starts early in the morning around 3:00am when you will be picked up from your hotel by modern, air-conditioned transport. On the first day of your exciting excursion, you will take the Red Tour where you will visit famous places of Cappadocia such as the ancient rock fortress of Uchisar, Goreme National Park, the Valley of Love, the village of Chavushin in the center of the ceramic arts, the ancient city of Avanos, where delicious and hearty lunch. Then visit the amazing Pashabag Valley, the fabulous Imagination Valley as well as the main fortress of Cappadocia – Urgup.
After a long excursion on Red Cappadocia Tour, go to the cozy colorful 4* Hotel Alp where you can settle down, relax and enjoy the delicious Cappadocian cuisine.
Also, upon your request, you will have the wonderful opportunity to attend one of the most famous and enchanting shows in Cappadocia – Turkish Night. The show takes place in one of the stunning cave restaurants, where you can not only see unique performances by the best artists of Turkey, but also spend a pleasant evening tasting the national dishes and drinks that will be offered to you.
At the beginning of your second day of travel, you will have a unique opportunity to fly over the Cappadocian landscapes in a hot air balloon or watch hundreds of colorful balloons from the veranda of a fine restaurant while enjoying freshly brewed aromatic coffee or natural Turkish tea.
Then the Green Tour awaits you, where you will see the mesmerizing panorama of Goreme, visit the largest underground city Derinkuyu, the magnificently beautiful Ihlara Valley, the ancient village of Belisirma on the Melindyz River, and enjoy a hearty lunch there in a restaurant directly over the murmuring river course. Then visit the highest rocky monastery of Selime and the Pigeon Valley.
After a long, eventful two days of your most informative excursion, you will return to your hotel in Antalya around 23:00 by comfortable, modern transport.
At the beginning of your fascinating journey you will visit the highest point of Cappadocia – the most beautiful ancient city of Uchisar. You will see an ancient rock fortress, the premises of which are literally carved into soft tufa rocks.
Not far from the fortress there is a magnificent viewing platform with a fantastic view of Goreme. You will be amazed by unearthly rock structures created by nature herself millions of years ago.
The Valley of Love is one of the most beautiful valleys in Cappadocia. You will love walking along it and looking at the incredible sculptures made of tuff rocks, reminiscent of giant mushrooms created by nature itself.
These amazing creations of nature are scattered throughout the valley. Some of them have grown together, others stand as separate giants. You have a wonderful opportunity to take amazing photos against the backdrop of these unique rock formations.
In addition, the rocks are painted in different shades from light pink to crimson at different times of the day. Climbing to the viewing platform, you will see all the splendor of this valley with its strange landscape and incredible colors.
Chavushin is one of the oldest settlements in Cappadocia. It is famous for its unusual houses carved into the rock. Like giant beehives, they inhabit the entire area of the village.
You may be surprised, but even before 1953 people lived here in rocky “beehives”, who were forced to abandon their homes due to landslides and erosion.
You have a great opportunity to stroll through the old streets of the village, which still keep their incredible flavor and ancient spirit. Also here is the oldest church – the Church of John the Baptist, which has preserved the stunning beauty of the frescoes to this day.
The next point of your fantastic journey will be the city of potters – Avanos – the center of ceramic art. Since ancient times, this city has been famous for its ceramics of incredible beauty and skill. The technique of pottery making has been passed down from generation to generation since Hittite times.
Red clay is quarried in the Kızılırmak river that flows through Avanos, which local potters use for their products. Local pottery is incredibly in demand and popular not only in Cappadocia and Turkey, but also in many other countries. The products are of high quality and stunning artistic value.
You can visit one of the pottery workshops, where you will see how real professionals in their field, qualified potters, work. Products that come out from their expert hands can be called true masterpieces of ceramic art.
After visiting the city and pottery workshop, stop for lunch at one of the local restaurants. Here you can taste delicious traditional Cappadocian cuisine.
You will travel to the amazing Pashabag Valley, also called Valley of the Monks or Valley of the Fey. This valley is famous for its unusual intergrown rock formations, which as a result have become two or even three-headed.
In one of these “mushrooms” is the famous ancient church of St. Simeon, which has cells and a chapel. Simeon lived here for over 15 years and dedicated his life to the idea of spiritual asceticism. There are legends about how many miracles Simeon performed within these walls. His followers formed a settlement in the valley.
You must visit this church, delve into its ancient past and imagine how real miracles happened in these walls many centuries ago.
The Valley of Imagination or the Valley of Imagination is one of the most interesting valleys in Cappadocia. It is interesting because the rocks on its territory have unusual shapes, resembling different people and animals.
If you walk along it, you can see the silhouettes of Napoleon and the Virgin Mary holding a baby, as well as, for example, a camel, a chicken or even doves.
Next, visit the city of Ürgüp , also known as the main fortress of Cappadocia. This famous tourism center has an ancient history. During the reign of the Ottoman Empire, Urgup was the largest city in the entire region and was called Bashhisar.
At the entrance to the city you will see the largest and most famous boletus, which are called “three beauties”. You can not only see this natural wonder with your own eyes, but also capture unique images against their background.
After a long day full of interesting events and vivid impressions, you will be accommodated in one of the most beautiful and cozy 4-star Alpine hotels, designed in a very interesting style. You will love this hotel with its stone walls and vaulted ceilings.
You will spend a wonderful evening in this hotel, resting from the street and gaining strength for the next equally interesting day in Cappadocia.
After a hearty and healthy breakfast at the hotel, the second day of your exciting journey to Cappadocia begins with a visit to the Goreme Observation Deck. You have an incredible view of the ancient city of Goreme, the Gorkid valley and its surroundings.
You will be amazed by this breathtaking panorama. You will see a fantastic, alien landscape that will not leave you indifferent. It seems to you that you are on Mars, the Cappadocian landscape is so amazing. You have a unique opportunity to take unforgettable photos against the background.
After the panorama of Goreme, continue to the ancient underground city of Derinkuyu . Derinkuyu is the largest underground city of nearly two hundred underground cities in Cappadocia.
Derinkuyu is a multi-storey city with a depth of 85 meters. The city is known to have 12 levels, 8 of which are open to the public. In ancient times, 12 levels contained everything necessary for the life of more than 20,000 people. There were living quarters, kitchens, barns, cattle quarters, wineries, schools, temples, and its own underground necropolis.
After a long walk through the wonderfully beautiful gorge you will certainly want to refuel. Therefore, especially for you in one of the restaurants in the village of Belisirma you will find a delicious lunch consisting of Cappadocian cuisine.
The village of Belisirma is located right in the Ihlara Gorge and near the Melindyz River. You’ll love relaxing and enjoying a hearty lunch at the riverside restaurant.
After resting and gaining strength, visit the highest rocky monastery in Cappadocia – Selime, built in Byzantine times and dating back to VIII century.
Selime is a real rocky complex of soft tuff, in which there are several churches, outbuildings, cells for monks and even houses for livestock. Selim has very interesting transitions between rooms and caves where you have to walk. The dark arches and columns that you pass are truly mesmerizing and give this place a medieval feel.
The Pigeon Valley of Cappadocia, which you will visit next, will surprise you with a large number of pigeon lofts carved directly into the rock faces. Like a honeycomb, they characterize the walls of the valley for 4 kilometers.
In ancient times, pigeons enjoyed special honor and respect. They tried to breed them as much as possible because their droppings were excellent for fertilizing fields and vegetable gardens.
You can see the beauty of this unusual valley with your own eyes, feed the pigeons, and also take wonderful pictures overlooking the valley.
Cappadocia is a unique region of Turkey, not only known for its stunning scenery and cave churches, but also performs amazing hot air balloon flights like nowhere else in the world.
Flights take place at the best time of the day – at dawn. At this time, incredible valleys with bizarre extraterrestrial rocks and cities of Cappadocia with amazing buildings are transformed, acquiring unearthly outlines and shadows.
You can fly over the fantastic beauty of ancient Cappadocian landscapes or visit a restaurant where you can watch the panorama of balloons over a cup of freshly brewed Turkish coffee or real aromatic tea. Hundreds of colorful balloons soaring into the sky right in front of your eyes is a truly mesmerizing sight. Some of them will fly so close it’s like you just have to reach out and touch them. This is an unforgettable experience that will stay in your heart forever.
After two days of activities, completely satisfied and reassured in a comfortable transport, you can return to Antalya.
Antalya Cappadocia Tour price includes;
The minimum stay in Cappadocia is at least 2 days, then here you can see at least the main attractions. If you like walking, you should spend more time here. Many people who like walking spend a week or more here.
The price of a private tour to Cappadocia from Antalya is 52 euros. 4-7 years old 30 Euros, under 3 years are free.
Antalya Cappadocia Tour takes 2 days and 1 night.
The driving distance between Antalya and Cappadocia is 539 km. The drive from Antalya to Cappadocia takes about 7 hours.
Famous for its unique rock formations and amazing hot air ballooning opportunities, the otherworldly landscapes of Cappadocia are one of Turkey’s most popular natural wonders. Unusual honeycomb boulders rise from the plateau of central Anatolia and have served as the backdrop to an equally fascinating history over the centuries.