Multi-day trip

Cappadocia 3-Day Tour with Optional Balloon Flight

4.2 / 5

23 reviews

Activity provider: TOURMANIA
Multi-day trip

Cappadocia 3-Day Tour with Optional Balloon Flight

Activity provider: TOURMANIA

From US$ 139.30 per person

Marvel at the fairy chimneys of Göreme National Park and discover other rock formations in the Devrent, Paşabağ, and Pigeon valleys. On this 3-day Cappadocia tour you’ll also visit the Mevlana Museum in Konya and see an optional whirling dervishes show.

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Duration 3 days
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
The main gate of your hotel in Antalya


  • Marvel at the fairy chimney formations in Göreme National Park
  • Explore the Devrent, Paşabağ, and Pigeon valleys
  • Visit the Mevlana Museum in Konya
Full description
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 1985. Discover these natural wonders on a 3-day professionally guided tour, choosing from Alanya, Side, and Belek departures. Cappadocia, located in eastern Anatolia, boasts a unique historical and cultural heritage. In addition, the landscape of the region’s Devrent, Paşabağ, and Pigeon valleys is characterized by unusual fairy chimney formations. Millions of years ago, 3 of Cappadocia’s mountains were active volcanoes. Volcanic eruptions and erosion of the tuff layers of volcanic ash created the formations you see in the area today. During this excursion you’ll come across a wide variety of fairy chimney shapes, ranging from conical, pointed, and columnar to hat and mushroom-shaped. Visit an underground city and the Göreme Open Air Museum, which features over 30 rock-carved churches and chapels, dating from the 9th to the 11th centuries, and many with interior frescoes. Your guide will take you to the Mevlâna Museum in Konya, the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. The site was also the lodge of the Mevlevi order of whirling dervishes. If you like you can choose to see a whirling dervishes show (not included in the tour price).
  • Transportation by comfortable, air-conditioned bus
  • Accommodation: 2 nights at a hotel with half board (2 dinner and 2 breakfast included)
  • Professional tour guide
  • Turkish night show in Cappadocia and whirling dervishes show (optional)
  • Price of lunch and drinks
  • Hot air balloon ride (optional)
  • Single room supplement at the hotel (15 EUR per night)

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Accommodation is based on a double-occupancy room. A single supplement available.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 23 reviews

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It was pretty good overall. Guide was good, hotel was nice and we had a good time. Two issues though: 1. The bus had extremely narrow seats and was really uncomfortable for the long drives. 2. They charge you extra just to go see the balloons, 15 euros per person. The description says the balloon rides are optional for the added expense (about 150 euros) but if you want the privilege of occupying the same seat on the bus you have used the whole time to accompany those who are going to fly will cost extra. That seemed duplicitous to me and left a bad taste in my mouth.

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March 28, 2023

The trip was one of my favourite, bus was comfortable with air-conditioning, the guide was warm person with a lot of knowledge about Cappadocia and all places which we visited, I am glad I met so many kind people on the trip including drivers. Thank you for amazing memories. Recommending to everyone :)

March 28, 2023

Die Fahrt von Antalya ist sehr lang und anstrengend. Man sammelt erstmal weitere Teilnehmer bis Side ein, um dann in einen großen Bus umzusteigen. Am Abend erreicht man dann das Hotel, welches für 2 Nächte mehr als ausreichend ist. Absolutes Highlight und trotz nicht günstiger Zusatzkosten, ein absolutes Muss ist der Ballonflug. Wird eines unserer schönsten Reisemomente bleiben und wir haben schon viel auf der Welt erlebt und gesehen. Ein extra Lob an Metin dem Reiseleiter! Er lebt seinen Job und begeistert einen die ganzen Tage mit Wissen, Engagement und Witz. Spricht fließend Englisch, Deutsch und Russisch. Fazit: sehr lange und anstrengende Fahrt, aber die Strapazen sind es werd. Wir können die Tour nur wärmsten weiter empfehlen.

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 31351