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Cappadocia Mini Tour Special (4 days)
Starting & Ending at Kayseri Airport


This tour involves all highlights of Cappadocia including a hot air balloon trip. Watching the spectacular landscape of Cappadocia over from a balloon can easily be the experience of a lifetime. Hiking in Red Valley, frescoes of Goreme Open Air Museum, surprising & gloomy atmosphere of underground city, and the dramatic canyon of Ihlara are the highlights of this tour.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Meet our guide and driver at Kayseri Airport and drive to Soganli Valley. The villages on the skirts of the table top mountains remind us the Neolithic age settlements. We hike in the valley and visit some of the rock carved churches with paintings. After this, we drive to Mustafapasa through the unspoiled villages of Cappadocia, surrounded by the “table-top” mountains. On the way, we visit the Medrese in Taskinpasa, a Theological School of the Seljuk Turks, Keslik Monastery and Mustafapasa. We have lunch at an old Greek house hosted by a Turkish family and in the afternoon, we hike around 5km in one of the most beautiful valleys of Cappadocia: Red Valley. After a short visit to Cavusin village, where the hike ends, we drive you to your hotel. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 2: Meet our guide and driver at your hotel and start discovering Cappadocia's unique landscape; first stop at Devrent (Pink Valley). Then we head on to Zelve Open Air Museum which is one of the first inhabited and last abandoned villages of Cappadocia. Before lunch, our real encounter would be stopping by Pasabag and wandering through the vineyards of Fairy Chimneys village. We have lunch at a local restaurant in Avanos where has been the centre of terra - cotta art since for Hittites 2000 BC. In the afternoon, we visit world wide famous Open Air Museum of Goreme to witness the living art of Christian & Byzantine history on cave churches. We end the day climbing up to Uchisar fortress, the highest point of Cappadocia. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 3: After a Hot Air Balloon tour over Cappadocia early in the morning, rest at the hotel for a few hours. Aaround noon, we leave the hotel and wander on the old streets and center of Urgup and have lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we visit a small village to witness the real Anatolian life. At the end of the day we enjoy a Turkish bath (Hamam) in Urgup. Overnight at a high quality cave hotel in Cappadocia.

Day 4: In the morning, we descend into the centre of the earth in the underground city of Kaymakli, one the largest and the deepest of the 40 others in Cappadocia; walking in Ihlara Canyon, a “mirage” in the Steps of Anatolia up to Belisirma village, the ancient Peristrema: “Valley of the Sky” along the Melendiz River. Rock-cut churches, spread across a wild plantation, surprise you with their successfully painted representations from the Bible. We have lunch in Belisirma at a local restaurant by the river. Visit  the Caravanserai of Agzikarahan, a very fine example of the Turkish Seljuk art, built in early 13th century on the legendary Silk Road for the accommodation of the traders and their camels. Transfer to Kayseri Airport for the evening flight back to Istanbul.

1 Pax
2 Pax
3 Pax
4 Pax
5 Pax
6 Pax
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1480 USD
1250 USD
1130 USD
1060 USD
1010 USD

* The prices above are per person and on private basis.
** This tour can be run without balloon trip. Then the prices mentioned above would be USD 325 less per person.

*** Single Supplement: USD 240
*** 0-2 Child: Free
*** 2-12 Child Reduction: 50 %
*** Student Reduction: 10 %


  • 3 nights BB accommodation at high quality cave hotel
  • Deluxe Hot Air Balloon Ride (90 minutes)
  • Air conditioned minivan with driver on tours & transfers
  • Professional licensed tour guide
  • All admission fees to the museums and sights (including the Dark Church)
  • A la carte lunches and drinks during the lunches
  • Turkish Bath fee
  • Taxes

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