Cappadocia

Cappadocia is the ancient and modern name of a remarkable region in Central Anatolia. It is a geological wonderland which is a smaller triangular area from Urgup to Avanos and to Uchisar. The settlements in Cappadocia had come into existence, mostly in the valleys of Goreme, Ihlara and Soganli. The most intensive settlement was in the vicinity of the township of Goreme. It is possible to see many churches together today in the locality made into an open air museum. It is estimated that there are more than 600 rock-cut churches in Cappadocia. During the early times of the spread of Christianity, the people who needed to hide themselves from the Roman soldiers and later on from Arab raids, carved out these tough rocks thus constructing churches and built underground cities to defend themselves against the raids. The tough rocks, formed by the lava spurted by 3 volcanoes during geological times, had kept on taking constantly changing shapes with kind effects during the course of time, and the wonders of the world of today were created. This juxtaposition of different materials has produced capped columns, pyramids and conical formations with dark-colored caps known as fairy-chimneys.

Goreme Open Air Museum – Unesco World Heritage Site

Goreme Open Air Museum – Unesco World Heritage Site
The people who adopted to live a lonely life of seclusion as hermits, formed an important social group despite the fact that they had nothing to do with the churches and monasteries. These people didn’t even work to meet their basic needs; they received the...
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Kaymakli Underground City

Kaymakli Underground City
Kaymaklı Underground City is one of the most famous of the Cappadocia underground cities out of 34 of them. Built by early Christians to protect themselves from the religious persecution of Roman Soldiers, Kaymaklı Underground City is an elaborate maze of tunnels, caves and is the second widest ofthe...
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Derinkuyu Underground City

Derinkuyu Underground City
The underground city at Derinkuyu has all the usual amenities found in other underground complexes in Cappadocia, such as wineries, stables, cellars, storage rooms, refectories, and churches. There is also a unique room in Derinkuyu underground City in the second level that was used as a religious school....
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Ihlara Valley

Ihlara Valley
Ihlara Valley constituted an important religious center during the first years of the spread of Christianity. The natural protection provided by the Ihlara Valley made it an important base for Christianity. The valley became a center for monasteries from the 4th century on, and housed many churches...
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Pasabag Fairy Chimneys

Pasabag Fairy Chimneys
Pasabag Valley which was formerly known as “The Monks Valley” is located on the right of the Goreme-Avanos road. This area which is full of peculiar fairy chimneys looks remarkable. Some of the multi-bodied and multi-headed fairy chimneys were carved to construct chapels and...
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Uchisar Castle

Uchisar Castle
Uchisar Castle is the highest peak in Cappadocia region except the volcanoes and the most prominent land formation. A climb up the 120 steps to the summit of the fortress is a logical introduction to the rocky scapes of Cappadocia. Starting from the 1st century, Romans,...
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Devrent Valley

Devrent Valley
Devrent Valley is also known as Imagination Valley or Pink Valley because of its’ color. The valley does not have cave churches like the other valleys of Cappadocia, but it has incredible lunar landscape with very different fairy chimneys. Devrent Valley is not a valley that people lived...
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Soganli Valley

Soganli Valley
Soganli Valley is a result of fractures and collapses during earthquakes. Soganli valley ,which is divided into two has been occupied since the Roman period. The rock cones on the sides of the valley were used a graves by the Romans, and later as churches by the Byzantines. The frescoes in...
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Gulsehir

Gulsehir
Gulsehir is situated on the southern bank of the Red River (Kizilirmak) and in ancient times it was called “Zoropassos“. Later, during the Roman Empire the town was named as Arapsun. Modern Turkey names the city as Gulsehir which means Rose City. The ottoman Grand Vezier Karavezir...
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Mustafapasa (sinasos)

Mustafapasa (sinasos)
Mustafapasa Village or Sinasos in Greek is located about 10 km from Goreme and the town is very famous with its’ huge mansions with elaborately carved door and window-frames. Most of them are dating back to early 19th century and belonged to Greek families. Back then, many local families were working in Istanbul on...
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Sobesos Ancient City

Sobesos Ancient City
Sobesos Ancient City in Sahinefendi Village is located quite remote to the main sights in Cappadocia en route to Soganli Valley. The ancient city was discovered by some treasure-hunters working in the fields in 2002. Today, you can see the only Roman Ancient City in Cappadocia with the help...
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Guzelyurt Village

Guzelyurt Village
Guzelyurt (meaning “beautiful land” in Turkish) or Gelveri in Greek is one of the most interesting towns in Cappadocia. By the beginning of 20th century, the town had a composed population with many Christian Orthodox families. The houses were actively used until 1924 when population exchange had happened between Greeks and...
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Selime Monastery

Selime Monastery
Selime Monastery is undoubtedly one of the most astonishing places to visit in Cappadocia region because of its’ size. It is the biggest monastery in Cappadocia region with a cathedral-size church. It is thought that it took over 200 years to shape this huge monastery and it is dating...
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Eski Gumusler Monastery

Eski Gumusler Monastery
Eski Gumusler Monastery is the most remote monastery to Goreme, but the best-protected one in Cappadocia. It takes about 1,5 hours to get there and then you will be amazed with this monastery. The monastery was probably carved in 10th or 11th centuries, used for a long time and then...
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Red & Rose Valleys

Red & Rose Valleys
Red & Rose Valleys are the most interesting valleys in Cappadocia and it is highly recommended to have walking through these valleys. The valleys are combined, so it is hard to know on which one you are walking. Red Valley is a huge valley starting from the Panorama...
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Highlights Of Cappadocia Tour

Highlights Of Cappadocia Tour
• Goreme Open Air Museum • Cavusin Old Greek Village • Pasabag Fairy Chimneys • Lunch • Avanos Kick-Wheel Pottery Demo • Kaymakli Underground City • Pigeon Valley Vista Point Highlights of Cappadocia Tour will start at 09:30 with the most important place in Cappadocia Region: Goreme Open...
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Silent Cappadocia Tour

Silent Cappadocia Tour
• Mustafapasa Old Village • Sobesos Excavation Area • Soganli Valley Hike • Lunch in Soganli Valley • Derinkuyu Underground City Silent Cappadocia Tour begins at 09:30 with a drive to Mustafapasa, the former Greek Village Sinasos with spectacular architecture.. This village housed both Turkish and Greek people...
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Green Cappadocia Tour

Green Cappadocia Tour
• Goreme Panorama Point • Guzelyurt Old Greek Village • Hike in Ihlara Valley (3km) • Lunch in Belisirma Village • Selime Monastery • Nar Crater Lake Green Cappadocia Tour begins at 09:30 with the pick-up from your hotel. We will first drive to Goreme Panorama Point...
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Cappadocia Red Tour (north Cappadocia Tour)

Cappadocia Red Tour (north Cappadocia Tour)
• Goreme Open Air Museum • Cavusin Old Greek Village • Pasabag Fairy Chimneys • Devrent Imagination Valley • Lunch • Avanos Kick-Wheel Pottery Demo • Drop-off at the hotel Cappadocia Red Tour will start at 09:30 with the most important place in Cappadocia Region: Goreme Open Air...
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Cappadocia Green Tour (south Cappadocia Tour)

Cappadocia Green Tour (south Cappadocia Tour)
• Goreme Vista Point • Derinkuyu Underground City • 3km hike in Ihlara Valley • Lunch in Belisirma Village • Selime Monastery • Pigeon Valley Vista point • Drop-off at the hotel Cappadocia Green Tour begins at 09:30 with the pick-up from your hotel. We will first...
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Cappadocia Delight Tour

Cappadocia Delight Tour
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel at 10:00am and you will start touring in magical Cappadocia. The tour will begin with a panoramic view point in Goreme to give you the information about the geography, formation and history of Cappadocia as well...
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Cappadocia Culture Tour

Cappadocia Culture Tour
We will pick you up at 09:30am from your hotel and and start the hike in Red & Rose Valleys in which you will be able to see lots of pigeon houses and some rock-cut churches. The hike will take about 1,5 hours. The hike will end in Cavusin Village which is...
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Grand Cappadocia Tour

Grand Cappadocia Tour
We will pick you up at 09:30 and drive to the biggest rock-cut monastery complex of Cappadocia; Selime Monastery and Cathedral. Selime is the biggest rock-cut cathedral of Cappadocia and located at the end of Ihlara Valley. It was also used as a caravanserai...
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Driver + Vehicle Hire In Cappadocia

Driver + Vehicle Hire In Cappadocia
There are a lot of ways of visiting Cappadocia and one of them is hiring a driver + vehicle to visit the attractions. If you would like to be on your own pace, we can offer a you a driver who speaks basic English....
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Cappadocia Balloon Flights

Cappadocia Balloon Flights
Standard Balloon Flight (1 hour) Cappadocia is known around the world as one of the best places to fly with hot air balloons. The spectacular surrealistic landscapes combined with excellent flying conditions allow the balloons to gently drift over and between fairy chimneys, pigeon...
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Biblical Cappadocia Tour

Biblical Cappadocia Tour
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel at 10:00am and you will start touring in magical Cappadocia. We will first drive you to Cavusin Nicephoras Phocas Churchfrom 10th century. This church is the only church in Cappadocia dedicated to a Byzantine...
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Monasteries Of Cappadocia Tour

Monasteries Of Cappadocia Tour
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel at 09:00am and you will start touring in magical Cappadocia. We will first drive about 1 hour to get to Eski Gumusler Monastery which is the best protected one in Cappadocia region as it...
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Hattusha Tour From Cappadocia

Hattusha Tour From Cappadocia
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Cappadocia at 09:00am and we will drive to The Hittite Capital: Hattusha Ancient City. This ancient city is dating back to almost 4000 years. The site, discovered in 1834, was not comprehensively excavated until 1906, which was...
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Konya Tour From Cappadocia

Konya Tour From Cappadocia
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Cappadocia at 08:30am and we will first drive to one of the biggest caravanserais on Silk Road: Sultanhani. We will visit this 13th century monumental caravanserai and our guide will give you information...
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Half Day Cooking Class

Half Day Cooking Class
Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00 and first drive you to one of the local markets in Cappadocia (except Tuesday and Thursday) and you will get some ingredients for what you are going to cook for yourself. We will then take you...
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Full Day Cooking Class And Goreme Open Air Museum

Full Day Cooking Class And Goreme Open Air Museum
This tour option gives you the opportunity to taste the best of Turkish Cuisine as well as visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Goreme Open Air Museum in one day. Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00 and first drive you to...
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Full Day Cooking Class And Turkish Village Life

Full Day Cooking Class And Turkish Village Life
This tour option gives you the opportunity to taste the best of Turkish Cuisine as well as visiting a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Goreme Open Air Museum in one day. Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 10:00 and first drive you to...
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Cappadocia Hiking Tours

Cappadocia Hiking Tours
CAPPADOCIA HIKING TOURS Three volcanoes in Cappadocia region (Mount Erciyes, Mount Hasan and Mount Melendiz) inherited us perfect rock formations, fairy chimneys, incredible color mosaics and lovely valleys. Hiking through the valleys of Cappadocia gives you the perfect opportunity to see real Cappadocia and take unusual...
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Cappadocia Jeep Safari Tours

Cappadocia Jeep Safari Tours
One of the most interesting and adventurous activities in Cappadocia is undoubtedly Jeep Safari Excursions with an off-road vehicle. Our Jeep Safari Tour starts at 10:30 and ends around 15:00. After the pick-up from the hotel, we will start with Pigeon Valley to see the best-protected pigeon-nests in...
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Whirling Dervishes Ceremony

Whirling Dervishes Ceremony
Whirling Dervishes are scholars that come from a mystical Muslim school of thought and aim to find love and knowledge through direct personal experience of Allah. Sufism, often referred to as the mystical dimension of Islam, was formerly understood in Orientalist scholarship as a spiritual movement that reached its apogee (Nirvana) during the...
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Turkish Night Show

Turkish Night Show
The Turkish Night shows are a fun way to see the traditional Turkish dances and costumes from different regions of Turkey as well as different music types. You will also observe the customs of the wedding proposal dance and shaving ceremony of the groom. Turkish Night Show is a great way to relax...
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Cappadocia Quad Bike Tours

Cappadocia Quad Bike Tours
ATV Bikes OR Quad-bikes are an exciting way of exploring the rough, beautiful hills and valleys of Cappadocia region.  There are so many valleys around Goreme that you can enjoy 2 hours, 4 hours  or full dayrides with your own quad bike. It is...
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Cappadocia Horseback Riding Tours

Cappadocia Horseback Riding Tours
The word “Cappadocia” is derived from Old Persian language and it means “The Land of Beautiful Horses”.  Experience the incredible and unusual beauty of  Cappadocia from the back of a horse. Something like a cross between the Grand Canyon and a moonscape, Cappadocia boasts...
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Airport Transfers In Cappadocia

Airport Transfers In Cappadocia
Cappadocia is one of the destinations in Turkey that you can easily visit with frequent flight options. There are two main airports in Cappadocia: Kayseri and Nevsehir Airports. Kayseri airport is about 70km (45 miles) from Goreme with about 1 hour driving and there are many flights from / to Istanbul that you...
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Koza Cave Hotel

Koza Cave Hotel
Owned by our agency and located at the top of Goreme village, Koza Cave Hotel  welcomes you to enjoy a unique and relaxing stay. The hotel offers one-of-a-kind cave hotel rooms updated with unique personal touches and the luxuries modern explorers need to feel at home. The hotel...
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Mithra Cave Hotel

Mithra Cave Hotel
Mithra Cave Hotel has 21 cave and arched rooms with remarkable views. The rooms are  elegantly decorated and named after related to their location and own stories of the past. The hotel is located at the eagle nest of Goreme town where you can enjoy the beautiful sun rise...
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Kelebek Cave Hotel

Kelebek Cave Hotel
Kelebek Hotel has 36 rooms, some of them in the fairy chimneys, some in caves and some of them in the traditional arched rooms. The rooms are divided into six categories: Standard Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, Suites, King Suites and Presidential Suites. Suites have spacious cave bedrooms with hand-carved furnishings and locally-made fabrics, marble-walled bathrooms with their own hamam basins, power-showers...
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Sultan Cave Suites

Sultan Cave Suites
Terraced above the village of Goreme, Sultan Cave Suites offer the modern traveler a unique cave hotel room experience. You can relax & enjoy the breathtaking views from the terraces. With 30 rooms, there are three types of accommodations: junior suites, suites and king suites. Built over the ancient...
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Cappadocia Cave Suites

Cappadocia Cave Suites
Located in the center of Goreme, Cappadocia Cave Suites combine houses and cave dwellings of the Hittite, Roman and Byzantine Periods with the luxurious comfort of the 21st Century. The hotel offers deluxe cave rooms and suites in a warm and cosy design at an ideal location with wonderful valley...
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Other Options

Other Options
We have lots of different hotel options available. If you would like to stay at a different hotel than our list above, just let us know the name of the hotel and we will check the rates for your particular hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact us for...
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