As if plucked from a whimsical fairytale and set down upon the stark Anatolian plains, Cappadocia is a geological oddity of honeycombed hills and towering boulders of otherworldly beauty. (Lonely Planet).
We start our tour to explore Cappadocia by visiting different valleys. The first stop is Goreme Valley, you can find what the process of the rock formations in Cappadocia. Later we drive to Uchisar to visit the cave dwellings which are surrounded by conical rock formations. We have a tea & coffee break before we go and visit Goreme Open-Air Museum. In the museum, you can find the most preserved frescoed of rock cut churches and monasteries.
Then Hatti Travel will provide a buffet lunch for you and we visit the fairy chimneys of Urgup afterwards. Moreover, we visit Wishing Hill which is riddled with caves, its a sightseeing spot worth to go to. Furthermore, we have a short walk in Devrent Valley where you can see so many different figures of rock formations.
Then we drive to Monks Valley, you can find some special housing and living area here which are only can be found in this area. Avanos is a pottery town of Cappadocia, we have a short walk in Rose Valley, and we see the sunset at the end. Overnight in Avanos, Urgup or Goreme.
(Breakfast and lunch included)
At 9:00am, we pick you up in your hotel and go to Ihlara Valley for hiking. We visit the churches which are covered by frescoes, the walking distance is around 4km. We have our lunch next to the river bank of Melendiz River of Ihlara Valley.
After our lunch break, we visit Selime Cathedral and the biggest underground city of Derinkuyu which only have 12-13s in the afternoon. We also pass though the Nar Crater Lake during our journey. Afterwards, we drive back to Pigeon Valley to see the pigeon houses which were built for collect guano.
We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Hatti Travel tour.