Cappadocia, one of those places of singular beauty that you have to visit once in your life. Formed by valleys, rocks sculpted by rain and wind and underground cities that give this region an unforgettable fairy tale look.
Day 1: North Cappadocia Tour
We’ll pick you up from your hotel between around 9:30 and travel through the north of Cappadocia. The first stop will be in the Devrent Valley, which is home to huge rock formations that are unique in the world.
We will continue the tour visiting the Göreme Open Air Museum. We will see chapels and churches carved into the rock and your guide will explain the history of the area.
After visiting the museum, we will approach the troglodyte village of Uçhisar. We will visit its peculiar architecture and we will also contemplate the Uçhisar castle, from where we will be able to see the famous Fairy Chimneys.
Also, during the tour we will make different stops to visit craft workshops that will allow us to get in touch with the most traditional Turkey. We will see how typical rugs are made and we will also discover how to work with onyx stones.
Another of the places that we will visit on this tour of the north of Cappadocia will be Pasabag, also called the Valley of the Monks.
We will bring you back to your hotel at the end of this interesting day.
Day 2: South Cappadocia Tour
On this second day we will visit the south of Cappadocia. To begin, we will go to the Red and Rose Valleys, where we will go on a hiking route to discover the small surrounding towns.
The next stop will be in the village of Çavusin, a labyrinth of stone houses that are scattered throughout the typical rock formations of the place. After knowing the history of the town, we will go to the underground town of Kaymakli, a city carved into the rock and used as a refuge from invasions.
Our last visit is to a pottery workshop in Avanos. Avanos is a lovely little town on the banks of the red river which had been used as a source of clay for pottery since Hittite times.
Incluido / Included
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (Mustafapaşa, Ürgüp, Ortahisar, Goreme, Uchisar and Avanos)
- Transportation by minibus or bus
- Guide in English
- Entrance fees
Excluido / Excluded
- Drinks, tips to guide or driver, personal expenses