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Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul provided by Cappadocia Dream Tours

Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul

Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
2 days
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
15
Ticket type:
Mobile
About
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Available languages
English, Spanish
What to expect
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
  • If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
What to expect
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 1 night hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Roundtrip domestic flights (Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul)
  • Full-day guided tours in Cappadocia (Red Tour & Green Tour)
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional - You can add while booking this tour)
  • Professional English-speaking & Spanish-speaking tour guides for the duration of the day tours
  • Entrance fees
  • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off transfers in Istanbul and Cappadocia
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
  • Entry/Admission - Selime Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Dinner & Drinks
Duration
2 days
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Istanbul new airport or Sabiha Gokcen airport for flight to Cappadocia.
  • İstanbul, Turkey
  • Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Avanos, Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Uçhisar, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Ortahisar, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Cappadocia, Turkey
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the double or triple room. If you would like make reservation for single room(s), there could be supplement cost.
  • The pre-planned hotels are "The Cappadocia Hotel" & "Heaven Cave House Hotel" for your accommodation on this travel. You can choose one of them while booking. If preferred hotel by you is not available for standard/superior rooms on your travel dates, the supplier can replace it with an equivalent hotel.
  • Supplier will send e-tickets of your domestic flights at three days before of your departure date.
  • You will have 15kg luggage + 8kg hand bag quota for each domestic flight. If you will need more luggage capacity, please inform that to supplier.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you are entitled to a partial refund. In such a case, your refund will be processed by the day after of that trip. The refund rate is the difference between options of "included balloon ride" and "excluded balloon ride" for the cancellations of the hot air balloon ride.
  • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximately flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket. The flight duration could be 50-55 minutes or 65-70 minutes. This situation depend the weather conditions before landing. Total activity duration is approximately 3 hours.
  • The children who 5 years old and under are not allowed to balloon tours.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 1 night hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Roundtrip domestic flights (Istanbul to Cappadocia to Istanbul)
  • Full-day guided tours in Cappadocia (Red Tour & Green Tour)
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional - You can add while booking this tour)
  • Professional English-speaking & Spanish-speaking tour guides for the duration of the day tours
  • Entrance fees
  • Transfers at the mentioned airports for domestic flights in the itinerary
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off transfers in Istanbul and Cappadocia
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme Open-Air Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Goreme
  • Entry/Admission - Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri
  • Entry/Admission - Selime Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Ihlara Valley
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Dinner & Drinks
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to Istanbul new airport or Sabiha Gokcen airport for flight to Cappadocia.
  • İstanbul, Turkey
  • Göreme, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Ürgüp, Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Avanos, Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Uçhisar, Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Ortahisar, 50650 Ortahisar/Ürgüp/Nevşehir, Turkey
  • Cappadocia, Turkey
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2 days
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The prices of package are valid for accommodation at the double or triple room. If you would like make reservation for single room(s), there could be supplement cost.
  • The pre-planned hotels are "The Cappadocia Hotel" & "Heaven Cave House Hotel" for your accommodation on this travel. You can choose one of them while booking. If preferred hotel by you is not available for standard/superior rooms on your travel dates, the supplier can replace it with an equivalent hotel.
  • Supplier will send e-tickets of your domestic flights at three days before of your departure date.
  • You will have 15kg luggage + 8kg hand bag quota for each domestic flight. If you will need more luggage capacity, please inform that to supplier.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Hot air ballooning is a fully weather-dependent activity and the Civil Aviation Authority determines whether the flight will be held. If your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions, you are entitled to a partial refund. In such a case, your refund will be processed by the day after of that trip. The refund rate is the difference between options of "included balloon ride" and "excluded balloon ride" for the cancellations of the hot air balloon ride.
  • The Standard Balloon Ride has an One-hour approximately flight duration with 20 to 28 people capacity basket. The flight duration could be 50-55 minutes or 65-70 minutes. This situation depend the weather conditions before landing. Total activity duration is approximately 3 hours.
  • The children who 5 years old and under are not allowed to balloon tours.
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jun. 20, 2020
A note from Cappadocia Dream - 2 Days Cappadocia Travel with Balloon Ride from/to Istanbul
Hand sanitizers provided for travellers in cars, restaurants, hotels. Desk/seater plans with Social distancing in restaurants & hotels. Max 60% guest capacity in restaurants & hotels (except small boutique hotels). Hotels will have the Covid-19 accredited certification which confirmed by government.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Itinerary
Overview
Full Map
18 stops
Day 1
Flight from Istanbul to...
Day 2
Hot Air Balloon Ride (Optional)...
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4.5
13 reviews
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Jagtar S
1 contribution
Couples
Would strongly recommend everyone visiting Istanbul to take this bus trip. You get to see the real Turkey
I was a bit nervous but BHADHUR from Execursion Market Trip made things easier for me. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Only suggestion would be see if guide understood and speak little English also
Must add final lunch we had in the Cave Cafe Urinos Sarikaya was one of the best I ever had Am saying it with confidence after traveling to more than 60 countries across continents.
Written July 4, 2022
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Travel
1 contribution
Couples
Fantastic trip, pick up and flight out were perfect. The hotel looked not great on the outside but the rooms were incredible. The ballon ride was an amazing experience!

The second tour guide we had was less knowledgeable and didn’t seem to know very much and the taxi back from Istanbul took a long time to arrive and the driver took us to the wrong place.

Despite some problems I would really recommend the trip.
Written June 26, 2022
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Francine K
1 contribution
This is the trip that everyone should take if you going to Turkey, even it was very disappointing to all of us not be able to have the Balloon Ride due to the high wind, but still it was most memorable short trip with lots historical lessens and views.
We were picked up from hotels on time and dropped off. The tour was great showing all around with great accommodation and Transportations (nice drivers) Our Tour guide (Sammy) was knowledgeable, great and by explaining (revealed) the secrets of past, as we are thanking him for that.
Have room in Cave Hotel is must to take you back in history. Manger (Husein) was very pleasant and breakfast what you need before your day start.

Family from US
Written July 26, 2022
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Adventurer650761
12 contributions
Solo
This tour was amazing! A few details to note that were not clear upon booking. I got picked up at my hotel in Istanbul very early in the morning for a flight to Cappadocia, which was fine, but upon arrival at the hotel in Cappadocia, the room was not ready, there was no place to freshen up, nor a safe place to keep the luggage while we were out on a full day tour. The first day of the tour was good, the guide spoke good English and was knowledgeable. The next day early in the morning, I did the hot air balloon ride, which was the best part of the whole tour in my opinion. I did another full day tour, which was also great, but a bit tiresome. The guide was great, super friendly and attentive. Transfer to the airport in Cappadocia was good, but upon arrival in Istambul to be transferred to the hotel, I encountered rude, unprofessional and unhelpful staff, which was quite a disappointment, considering how well organized everything else was.
Written July 29, 2022
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Saraith S
1 contribution
Solo
Besides the stunning views, I loved the fact that everything was punctual and organized as per the description of the tour. I didn't have much time in turkey so this specific tour was perfect for me and I got to see a lot of Cappadocia.

My tour guides Augus and Mehmet were very polite and professionals. I totally recommend them.

Likewise, The Cappadocia Hotel in Urgut was incredible. All staff were so eager to make me feel comfortable. The breakfast is quiiite a lot and amazing.

Thank you!
Written May 8, 2022
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CM S
Fairfax, VA17 contributions
This was an amazing trip I will remember for years. Loved Cappadocia. Viator did everything they said they would do in this description and great comms with the company throughout. All four transfers happened with precision almost to the minute. I have been to 60 countries and the hot air balloon was one of the coolest experiences of my life.

Now the bad stuff. This itinerary is grueling. You are awake for nearly 48 hours straight with a couple naps in between. You ride around all day in a tiny bus with no legroom and have some pretty epic views but also have to endure some terrible tourist traps. Would I do Cappadocia again? 100% Would I travel with Viator again? 100%. Would I take this tour again? No. If you are seasoned traveler and prefer not to tour with small, crying children, this is not for you. Book your own flights to Cappadocia and tack on an extra day on each end because the balloon rides don’t happen every day. This will give you some wiggle room if it gets canceled. Don’t book the red or green tour. Hire a local guide and be sure to skip all of the tourist traps. Enjoy!!
Written June 27, 2022
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Libia L
Clodine, TX7 contributions
The service was superior, the crew (drivers and tour guide) were awesome, the food and hotel was ESPECTACULAR tp say the least, specially the hotel, simply beautiful!
Written October 1, 2021
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Sherry
130 contributions
Cappadocia is wonderful with so much to see and incredibly rich in history and culture. While most of what you see is within proximity it would be difficult to rent a car and embark on this on your own.

The car service pick-ups/drop-offs in Istanbul and Cappadocia were all effortless.

The guides for both days were very different. The first day our guide spent every waking moment on his phone! He would provide a blurb in the bus en route about what we were going to see and once we arrived, we were all on our own for x-minutes to explore and to meet back at the bus. Then, he would get on his phone while we wandered alone and without any additional historical info or the ability to ask questions. The first day each time we returned to the bus it was hot as our driver started the bus upon our arrival back. After wandering in the hot sun, no clouds or shade this was particularly frustrating.

The second day our guide was fantastic, clearly very knowledgeable, friendly, and fun. Each time we returned to the bus it was always cool because our guide alerted him to our immediate return and the driver turned the a/c to allow for a more comfortable ride.

The tour started late on the second day due to a delay in the transfer of folks from the airport arriving that morning. I found out later that not only were they late arriving but they checked-in and freshened up!!! This cut into our time on tour, as we had to get back because I was leaving that afternoon. No one told them they couldn’t. I got up early (after a long day of travel and touring myself the day before) to be ready at my appointed pick-up time only to wait around until they arrived 45 minutes late. I had already checked out of my room and so I sat in the courtyard waiting as the sun began to rise and the heat rise.

The tours are back-to-back and constant movement all day, in the heat, with very little or no time to comprehend or enjoy each experience. We spent several hours collectively at the tourist shopping traps especially the pottery, jewelry and rug stops then we did at the historical locations. While they tried to integrate historical and culture experiences at these shopping bonanzas, I would have preferred to spend more time exploring the historical sites rather than sitting through these presentations – even though they were interesting. I will say that we received more detailed info at these places than we did from our first guide.

The food was tourist food: somewhat tasteless but edible and you are hungry after all the walking up and down in the heat.

The 1811 hotel is lovely: however, my room is clearly at the bottom rung of a basic room. It was the only room on the ground floor, HOT, next to the reception desk and entrance; therefore, I heard absolutely everything. It had one small window that I had to keep the curtains closed for privacy and that blocked what little air circulation was possible. Given the pace of the day it would have been nice to have a decent night’s sleep in a cool room (no a/c or fan) and not perspiring all night only to get up early to start again.

The breakfast was light and fresh, and the staff was terrific and attentive.

A word of caution at the balloon ride. At the end they service a mix of fruit juice, and I am not sure what the other beverage is. They stand in the front and gather us all around and shake the bottles laughing and asking if we are ready for our morning shower. Never did it occur to me that the bottles are carbonated so when they popped the cork I was showered in a sticky beverage!! It was in my hair, face and down the front of my top and sleeve!!! I had showered that morning and only brought enough clothes for two days. Now I have nothing to change into and spent the entire day in sticky clothes that smelled like sweet. This practice is cruel and quite frankly disrespectful and should be eliminated immediately.

The tour operations could be much better as others have mentioned. Communication is poor and you must chase-down everything. It would have been nice to have received a detailed itinerary with the pick-up/departure times and all accommodation information.

Despite these issues I would recommend the trip. You might want to insist on more detailed info prior to departure to cut down on the logistical issues.
Written August 6, 2022
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Dalier R
2 contributions
Family
Cappadocia is a beautiful place and the balloon is an awesome experience. I strongly recommend. Viator is an excellent company
Written April 17, 2022
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JamesW12
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Spectacular trip.
Cappadocia is a must see trip. The hot air balloon ride was amazing and should not be missed. Even if you are afrai
Teddywing0728
Teddywing0728
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Disappointed red tour
Red tour didn’t go devrent valley, love valley, why, ….????? Green tour did space in pamorana, tour guide English
NomadicLifers
NomadicLifers
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Perfect for the whole family
Thanks to Freesia Tours for an exceptional window into the history and sites of Turkey. Mehmet and Hassan became pa
andywhite96
andywhite96
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Fantastic, brilliant and must do!!
Couldnt recommend this tour more! The customer service was fantastic. We didnt receive our confirmation immediately
Sherpa17469052227
Sherpa17469052227
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Great organization. Great service!!!
Great tour. Very well planned and top of the line service. The company stayed in touched with us the whole time. E
MabelA237
MabelA237
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Wonderful experienxe
This trip was very special. Many attention to details by the local agent @turkeyexoeriences (freesia). From the sta
658salmanf
658salmanf
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Best Tour
This tour exceeded my expectations. It was worth the money. Provided everything as mentioned. Hotels were top class
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Resort31750383719
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Most amazing trip ever.
First off all I would like to thank everyone that has been involved in arranging this dream trip, I decided last mi
shariane
shariane
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Wow! What an experience
All I can say is wow! Well I can actually say more lol. This entire experience was truly amazing. I can't believe h
Sassiecassie
Sassiecassie
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Fab trip
Had an amazing time on the tour. Guides were very knowledgeable and the busses were great. Went to see handmade pot
kw679
kw679
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The Best
What a wonderful trip. The service was excellent. The accommodations were excellent. The experience was amazing. Th
dragusinpuiu
dragusinpuiu
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It was exactely was I was expecting
I had this tour in October 2019 and I was extreamely pleased with it. The 2-day combined tour covered all main obje
ashnoorm
ashnoorm
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Loved it
The travel was arranged very nicely! Everything was smooth and convenient! I was amazed how everything was arranged
N1287WAmichaels
N1287WAmichaels
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Mike
These two days are fantastic value and a great way to be introduced to the wonders of Cappadocia. Anil the guide wa
ekalideen
ekalideen
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Amazing tour and guide
We did this tour as part of a 12 day Turkey trip which we booked and plan on our own. We saw beautiful sights and p
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