Cappadocia Tour And Holiday Package – If you are a travel enthusiast and you are looking for some different things to do around European and Asian areas during your holidays, then you must consider this place.
Yup, this place called Cappadocia.
We are sure that you ever heard about this region.
Cappadocia is a historical region located in Turkey. Precisely in Central Anatolia, under Niğde Province in Turkey.
Before we continue our conversations, it’s better for you to little bit know about the story of Cappadocia.
In the late bronze age, people known Cappadocia as Hatti. Around 1600 BC, the Hittites were playing an important role establishing an empire in north-central Anatolia.
The empire itself centered in Hattusa. Start in that era, Hattusa was the capital of The Hittites Empire.
And when the Hittites Empire end, Cappadocia was running on the feudal aristocracy.
After that, Cappadocia’s journey through some periods that make them stable and mature.
In the early Christian and Byzantine periods: precisely in 314, Cappadocia was the biggest and largest province of the Roman Empire.
Start in the 15th century, Cappadocia was gradually succeeded by the Ottoman Empire. And keep remained part of the Ottoman Empire for the century to come.
As time goes, Cappadocia now is remaining the modern state of Turkey.
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Cappadocia as modern tourism.
As Cappadocia offers some unique circumstances, especially its environmental conditions, the region now is being a popular destination for tourism.
Not only offering the geological uniqueness, but Cappadocia also has rich cultural and historical features.
Tourism in Cappadocia covering 4 major regions: Nevsehir, Kayseri, Aksaray, and Nigde.
Nevsehir itself was founded by a grand vizier: Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Pasha in the early 18th century. He was a local citizen of Cappadocia.
Nevsehir playing an important role as the capital of the region.
Besides that major 4-cities above, there are some towns in Cappadocia which are mostly visited by tourists. They are Ürgüp, Göreme, Ihlara Valley, Selime, Guzelyurt, Uçhisar, Avanos and Zelve.
And among them, the best destinations for historic and cave houses for spending nights are Ürgüp, Göreme, Guzelyurt, and Uçhisar. And the natural underground cities that are mostly visited are Derinkuyu, Kaymakli, Gaziemir, and Ozkonak.
While in the winter, Cappadocia is also attracting a lot of visitors.
You can meet the thick snow here.
| For the complete article, kindly click this link: Cappadocia is one of the best winter destinations in Turkey.
How to get to Cappadocia.
Cappadocia, and generally Turkey has a good infrastructure.
Airports and even highways are well built in order to boost Turkey’s tourism.
Mainly there are two airports in Cappadocia. Those are Nevsehir Kapadokya Airport (NAV) and Kayseri Erkilet International Airport (ASR).
As we will explain in the next chapter in this article, most people having a vacation to Cappadocia previously are coming from Istanbul.
If they are not having much time, they will take a domestic flight from Istanbul to Cappadocia. And return to Istanbul also by domestic flight.
But if they have enough time, they will reach Cappadocia by car (land route).
Multi days tour is the best option. You can visit some regions when you are reaching Cappadocia.
One route option you can take is Istanbul-Bursa-Kusadasi-Pamukkale-Konya-Cappadocia.
And even when you have your vacation in summer, you can also visit Antalya on your way from Pamukkale to Cappadocia.
So there are many ways you can take if you want to reach Cappadocia on your vacation in Turkey.
One thing that I can suggest you, plan your itinerary carefully. Your trip would be a wonderful journey when you can enjoy it.
Things to do in Cappadocia.
If you are reading this, positively you are interested in the Cappadocia tour.
Cappadocia is a well-known tourist destination, especially for those who like an uncommon experience.
Many out of the box attractions you can enjoy in Cappadocia.
And here we will expose it to you some of them.
I warn you, after reading this article you will be more excited to come to Cappadocia in the very near days.
Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia Tour Turkey.
One of the many famous attractions in Cappadocia is the balloon tour.
By riding this balloon, make it possible for you to enjoy the outstanding scenery of Cappadocia from above.
This balloon starts to air in the early morning. So, you will also enjoy the sunrise during the flight.
It’s a very unforgettable moment!
One favorite thing people really like is taking pictures while the balloon is in the air. Not only the riding experience itself but also the background such as the chimneys in the back will make your photos stunning well.
And at the end of the moment, you will be served with a friendly banquet.
We ourselves are very recommending this Cappadocia balloon tour!
Don’t forget to list it in your itinerary during your trip to Cappadocia.
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Cappadocia Underground City Tour.
Not only on the surface, evidently Cappadocia has something inside the ground.
If you have a chance to witness the beauty of Cappadocia, we recommend you to also witnessing this underground city.
The fact says that Cappadocia has 36 underground cities.
The widest one is Kaymakli Underground City, and the deepest one is Derinkuyu Underground City.
The Kaymakli underground city is constructed under the hill and firstly open to the public in 1964. Nearly one hundred tunnels had been built around the underground city by the citizens of Kaymakli.
The Kaymakli underground city has 8 floors to the ground and 4 floors of them are opened to the public.
There is something special from this construction: the 2nd floor of this Kaymakli underground city is a church.
The Kaymakli underground city is a complete city. There are someplace for storage, kitchen, wineries, and for sure there are living areas.
And you know what the unique one of the underground city in Cappadocia?
All underground cities below Cappadocia are connected to each other with tunnels.
Witnessing this Cappadocia underground city is also a must activity you can’t be missed when you are visiting Cappadocia.
And there are still a lot of things you can do in Cappadocia.
The things would be explained in the other articles inside TheTurkeyTrip.com
Cappadocia Tour Packages.
Here is the discussion that we have been waiting for: the Cappadocia Tour and Holiday packages.
If you are a first-timer who will visit Cappadocia, we strongly suggest you for having the minimum days of the visit is two days one night trip.
Not without a reason, the duration is the most comfortable time for enjoying Cappadocia.
The main reason is the chance to experience a hot air balloon riding at Cappadocia. The balloon tour is depending on the weather that day. Sometimes the balloon tour is canceled because of the wind conditions.
Once canceled, you can still have a chance to try another luck the next day.
That’s why we assume a 3D2N Cappadocia tour is the best package.
But for you who do not have much time, a Cappadocia tour 2 days 1 night is also a good option.
2 days Cappadocia tour packages from Istanbul by plane.
Usually, a Cappadocia tour is not a standing alone package.
It must have some other regions that are following the tour package.
And the most popular one is a Cappadocia tour package from Istanbul.
The distance between Istanbul and Cappadocia is far.
But for minimizing times, we can have domestic flights from Istanbul to Cappadocia and return the next day.
A flight schedule from Istanbul to Cappadocia or vice versa may vary depends on schedules from airlines.
For example, if we have the earliest schedule from Istanbul, the day we landed in Cappadocia will directly continue with the Cappadocia city tour.
Today’s tour ends with a drop off to the hotel.
And tomorrow early morning, this is your waited moment: enjoying the Cappadocia balloon tour.
Many balloon tour packages offer different features.
But what we really love is a tour package that starts with a small breakfast with bread and a cup of coffee/tea, and ends up with a banquet.
Click here for some recommendation lists of Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia Tour Packages.
After that back to the hotel for a shower and breakfast.
Today you still have time to explore Cappadocia. And the tour ends with a transfer to the airport for your flight to Istanbul.
Istanbul and Cappadocia Packages.
As we mentioned before, one popular package among all Turkey tour packages is an Istanbul and Cappadocia tour packages.
Istanbul and Cappadocia may be said that both of them are the most popular city in Turkey.
Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, is an old city that keeps a lot of history.
Many old buildings witnessing some world civilization started such as Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Hippodrome Square, and many more.
There is also a huge market in Istanbul that ever be the biggest market in the world. Not only as of the size of the market but it also ever noted as a market with the highest amount of transactions in the world.
Yup, the market called Grand Bazaar in Istanbul Turkey.
And there are still many more destinations you can visit in Istanbul.
So, mixing Istanbul and Cappadocia in one tour package is a great idea.
The tour package will be using some domestic flights.
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| Find here: Ideas of Istanbul Tour or Activites.
Cappadocia and Istanbul holidays all-inclusive.
A Turkey tour, trip, holiday, or vacation should be a lot of fun and comfortable.
It will be a plus benefit if everything has been arranged well. Including services of the hotel, transportation, tour guide, meals, excursion tickets, etc.
So you and your colleagues can really enjoy the tour.
Just imagine how you will enjoy the tour without any disruption!
Everything will be prepared first before you start the tour.
If you are interested in a private and custom tour, you can contact us directly and we will be happy to arrange your desired Istanbul and Cappadocia Turkey tour.
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After reading this article, you must definitely agree with us that Cappadocia is a must visited region.
With all activities and attractions around Cappadocia, I really recommend you to list Cappadocia in your itinerary.
The duration days of the Cappadocia tour is depending on your needs.
But based on our experience, the best duration is Cappadocia tour 3 days 2 nights.
Reaching Cappadocia is also easy. You can take domestic flights or you can reach Cappadocia with a land route.
Make sure that you take the Hot Air Balloon Cappadocia tour.
If you need some custom itinerary, please feel free to contact us. We will assist you based on your needs and expectations.