Experience Cappadocia – a moonlike landscape with fairy chimneys and peculiar rock formations. Join us for a three days trip to discover the beautiful valleys, the underground cities, the cave churches and houses carved into the rocks.
We will meet you at your arrival airport in Nevsehir or Kayseri or if you are coming with the local bus to Göreme we will collect you from the bus station, then transfer to the hotel. Depending on your arrival time we have an early arrival afternoon trekking opportunity where we will cover approx 10km over the spectacular sights of Göreme, Love Valley, White Valley and return from Walnut Valley. This is great opportunity to trek some of the most famous landscapes in Cappadocia. We have dinner every evening in the hotel with our traditional Turkish home kitchen and the rest of the evening is free time or one of our extra activities.
Rise and shine to a traditional Turkish breakfast then on to the full days activities in Cappadocia with your guide and minibus. We have included all the important sights of interest for a full day. Starting with a visit to the UNESCO listed Goreme Open Air Museum where ruins of houses, churches and monasteries from the 4 th Century are carved into the soft volcanic rock. On to visit the ancient cave village of Cavusin and Pasabag, named the Monks Valley, home to some of the most photogenic fairy chimneys. Enjoy a traditional pottery demonstration in Avanos, then venture below ground for a tour of one of Cappadocia’sUnderground Cities. This really will make the hairs on your arms stand up its such a spectacular place. Finish your day admiring the superb panoramic view from Uchisar Castle, Cappadocia’s highest point.
Get a good breakfast for today’s trekking as we will cover approx 12km exploring the Red Valley, Rose Valley, Meskendere, Çavuşin and Paşabağlar. Trekking is the best way to experience the unique nature and history of Capadocia where millions of visitors come to each year to feel the wonder and see what some say is the 8 th wonder of the world. After the trek you can either have free time or you can join us when we visit Ürgüp and the most famous wine maker of the area for free wine tasting.
After breakfast we begin our day with a visit to an underground city which is in Mazi Village. This underground city has got totally 8 floors and is easily available for everyone to participate in the tour of this spectacular underground marvel.
After this visit we continue to Soganli Valley. Here we make a short walk approx 5 km, in the stunning surroundings. Soganli is one of the more interesting valleys in Cappadocia as it has historical value and gorgeous landscape. There are pigeon houses carved into the rock fairy chimneys, ancient churches and an abandoned village to explore.
On the way back to Göreme we visit an old Greek village Sinasos or Mustafapasa. This is a beautiful village which is steeped in Greek Orthodox history, specifically dating back to the Ottoman years, before the Turkish War of Independence in the early 20th century when Turks and Greeks lived side by side in harmony.
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the airport. If you have a late departure there is a possibility for trekking before you leave we can discuss at the time. During your time with us you will have the possibility to make a hot air balloon trip, to participate in a Turkish Night and to visit a village home to see how the local population live and to learn about traditional Turkish cooking. These activities are not included in the price and an independent choice.
PRICE: 250 Euro
250 Euro in double room (single room supplement +40 Euro)
INCLUDES: Hotel with breakfast and dinner / Lunch day 2 / Sandwiches for the trekking / Entrances / Transfer from and to the airport / Winetasting / Guide offered in English,
German and Scandinavian languages / Transportation
NOT INCLUDED: Drinks / Optional activities Turkish Night, Village Visit, Hot Air Balloon
FLIGHTS / TRANSFER TO CAPPADOCIA ARE NOT INCLUDED: You can fly to either local airports NEVESHIR or KAYSERI, we will be happy to help you to find tickets for a reasonable price. If you are coming from outside of Turkey you will have to change to an internal flight the main airports are Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir or Antalya, the best option is normally Istanbul and we are happy to support you with the booking of your flights however we can not book them for you.
If you are living in Turkey or staying in a hotel you can also come to Cappadocia by a bus from any town or city in Turkey. The bus service in Turkey is good priced and although a longer journey time the scenery on the way is worth the extra time. The buses are comfortable with stops along the way. We are happy to help you with this. If you are a grup comming from another destination in Turkey we can also arrange a private minibus for the group.
Bring good walking shoes and sun protection.
Our trips are shopping free. We will not make you waste time in shops selling carpets, gold or leather