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.
Spend a magical 3 days exploring the fascinating rock formations of magical Cappadocia the most intriguing landscapes on earth!
Cappadocia, in other words Katpatuka means Land of Beautiful Horses.
Set deep in the heart of central Anatolia, the magical region is underlain by sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and streams and by ignimbrite deposits that erupted from ancient volcanoes approximately 3 to 9 million years ago.;
The fairy rocks of Cappadocia near Göreme eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms. Carved into houses, churches and monasteries by the people of the villages at the heart of the Cappadocia region the soft rock volcanic deposits are a marvel to observe.
This tour will bring you to the caravanserai of Sultanhani built on the ancient trade routes as well as to the underground city of Saratli Kirkgöz. Spend a day exploring the rock houses at Uchisar castle and pigeon valley, which is full of dovecotes. See Cavusin Village rock houses and rock church and pay a visit to an onyx workshop and handicraft carpet production centre.
This is a wonderful trip with full of beautiful scenery and rich in history and culture which you will always remember for the rest of your life.
Day 1: Drive to Cappadocia
Hotel pick-up followed by transfer to Taurus Mountains in the Alpine belt of Central Anatolia. About 1,5 hour after breakfast you will visit the Mevlana Museum at Konya City. Next stop is the Caravanserai of Sultanhani and the underground city of Saratli Kirkgöz. Arrive in Cappadocia and check into hotel for the evening.
Day 2: Full day tour in Cappadocia
Spend the day exploring Cappadocia and the Devrent Valley region. The day includes visits to the Pasabag Valley, Göreme Valley and town of Göreme, a beautiful town nestled among the fairy chimneys. After lunch travel to Cavusin Village. In the evening there is the optional extra of a whirling dervish show and Turkish Nights show.
Day 3: Return home
Return to the coast, we will pause at the town of Avanos, famous for its earthenware pottery. See Kizilirmak River, the longest river of Turkey (1355 km). We will stop at a pottery centre and visit the “3 Beauties” fairy chimneys. Enjoy a lunch break at Aksaray on the famous Silk Road trade route.
Cappadocia is an UNESCO World Heritage site.
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).
Cappadocia Balloon Tour
Everybody wants fly like a bird everytime. That is a big dream of human. Now you can realize your own dream with cappadocia balloon tour. Don’t omit join to balloon tour if you planning to go to cappadocia. You can see the deep canyons, valleys and fairy chimneys from the air.
Cappadocia balloon tour begins every day at sunrise. Balloon tour takes almost an hour but if you want to join deluxe balloon tour it takes 1.30 hour. There are so many balloon tour company in cappadocia area, you can choose one of them but we recommend Lanora Travel for best price of balloon tour. You can take your own flight certificate after tour. Comfortable clothes and shoes are recommended.
Don’t forget your own camera, because you can take the best photos of the world during that journey.
Everybody wants fly like a bird everytime. That is a big dream of human. Now you can realize your own dream with cappadocia balloon tour. Don’t omit join to balloon tour if you planning to go to cappadocia. You can see the deep canyons, valleys and fairy chimneys from the air. Cappadocia balloon tour begins every day at sunrise.
Have a nice journey.. I am sure that you will be enjoy the balloon tour.
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