Cappadocia Tours

The tour is a chance to explore the central part of Turkey known as Cappadocia. The area is unique with volcanic formation in the world. You will explore fairy chimneys, deep valleys, rock-cut churches with wall paintings, underground cities, rock dwellings and traditional life and cuisine of Turkey.

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Cappadocia Tours

DAY 1 Highlights of Cappadocia First day tour is the good way of starting to explore Cappadocia’s nature and history. Looking at the rock formations in Devrent valley is like looking at the clouds. They seem the take the shape of whatever imagine about them. Zelve Open Air Museum gives idea about the way of living in the rock dwellings. It is great fun to pass dark rock-cut stairs from one valley to another. Paşabag is one of the most beautiful corners of the region with hermitages hollowed out volcanic tufa. Lunch is in a local restaurant in the town of Avanos which is a pottery producing centre since the ancient times. Open-Air museum of Göreme which was a big monastic settlement in the early Christian ages has number of churches hollowed out rocks and painted with wall paintings.
We continue our tour with Esentepe near Uçhisar to get a panoramic view of all Göreme valley. We finish our tour with a short break in Pigeon valley


DAY 2
Soğanlı- Pigeon Valley. We start with the town Mustafapaşa (old Sinasos) an ancient Greek speaking people’s town with its spectacular houses: very fine examples of late ethnic settlements and architecture. Driving by the table-top volcanic mountains we get to beautiful corner of Cappadocia; Soğanlı valley. Soğanlı valley which is not a much visited site will give an idea you about the typical Turkish village life combined with christian monasteries on the skirts of hills. Lunch is in a restored village house with traditional Turkish hospitality. In the afternoon we have a short walk in Pigeon valley. We will start to walk downhill from Uchisar to Göreme.

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DAY 3 Kaymaklı-Güzelyurt-Ihlara. We have a long day today, first is Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the wonders of Cappadocia. Settlement was dug as deep as of 5 layers below ground level and used for hiding for centuries. Then we have 1 hour drive to get Güzelyurt town which will take you to past with its quite, traditional, nostalgic atmosphere. Güzelyurt with the old name Karballa is all surrounded with interesting natural formations, green valleys, orthodox churches. One of them which is used as a mosque today, is one of the earliest masonry built churches of Central Anatolia. After being guest to a Turkish family’s house for lunch we head on to Ihlara for an hour walk at the bottom of the valley by Melendiz river. We will also see some local type painted churches in Ihlara.
After the nice walk in the hearth of nature tour finishes in the Hotel

Lena Kamal and her family. Monday, June 02, 2014
Dear Atil, Gaye and Nilufer, Lena CappadociaWe all just wanted to really thank you for everything! Our trip to Cappadocia was the best in every way, from Kale Konak for our accommodation, to Gaye as our guide. We all truly truly had a fantastic time and for that we would like to thank you all for making it a most memorable trip for us!

Atil, we’re really sorry we missed meeting you but thank you for organising everything for us! We truly adored Gaye, she was fantastic!

Nilufer, it was so wonderful meeting you even if for a short while! Thank you for managing all our reservations for hotels, transport, balloon ride, dervish show etc. You were truly excellent and most efficient!

LENA

Cappadocia In Fit (2 Days)

DAY 1 Soğanlı- Kaymaklı. Meet in Kayseri Airport airport and drive to Soğanlı valley to get beautiful corner of Cappadocia; Soğanlı valley. Soğanlı valley which is not a much visited site will give an idea you about the typical Turkish village life. Christian monasteries located on the skirts of hills are unique for their wall paintings amongst all Cappadocia churches. Driving by the table-top volcanic mountains we get to the town Mustafapasa (old Sinasos) an ancient Greek town with its spectacular houses: very fine examples of late ethnic settlements and architecture. Lunch is in a restored village house with traditional Turkish hospitality. In the afternoon Kaymaklı Underground City, one of the wonders of Cappadocia. Settlement was dug as deep as of 5 layers below ground level and used for hiding for centuries.

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DAY 2
Highlights of Cappadocia (Optional Hot-air Balloon in the morning.) Second day is exploring the well-known sites of region. Looking at the rock formations in Devrent valley is like looking at the clouds. They seem the take the shape of whatever you imagine about them. Zelve Open Air Museum gives idea about the way of living in the rock dwellings. It is great fun to pass dark rock-cut stairs from one valley to another. Pasabag is one of the most beautiful corners of the region with hermitages hollowed out volcanic tufa. Lunch is in a local restaurant in the town of Avanos which is a pottery producing centre since the ancient times. Open-Air museum of Goreme which was a very important monastic settlement in the early Christian ages has number of churches hollowed out rocks and painted with wall paintings. We continue our tour with Esentepe near Uchisar to get a panoramic view of all Goreme Valley. We finish our tour with a short break in Pigeon valley.

Accommodations:
You will surprise to have stayed at the charming and exquisite hotels in Cappadocia. Modernized cave rooms provide you the charm, comfort and serene ambiance for a truly magical stay. Architecture give a sense of genuine “cave living” with extremely clean and comfortable convenience with no artifice. A truly unique experience .

Meals:
cappadocia tourWe love our food in Turkey. We believe it is one of the tastiest and healthiest cuisines of the world. During the tour, you will enjoy natural, regional and rich Turkish food accompanied by freshly pressed fruit juices, Turkish wine, beer or even raki- the famous aniseed spirit.
Evening meals are soup or salads, main course and fruit or sweet.

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