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.
We welcome you to spend extraordinary 3 days exploring wonderful Cappadocia the most intriguing landscapes in the world!
Did you know that the Göreme Open Air Museum in Cappadocia is on the UNESCO World Heritage Site? UNESCO-protected area since 1985 is one of the most rare regions in the world. It is known that the Goreme Open Air Museum hosted the monastic life of the Anatolian geography from the 4th century to the 13th century. Goreme open-air museum, which witnesses the most special and mystical periods of history, shows the geometric ornaments from the early years of Christianity and the works depicting the life of the Prophet Jesus.
Cappadocia is an UNESCO World Heritage site.
Do you still wonder about the very best things to do in Belek, Turkey? Invest wonderful 3 days exploring the remarkable rock developments of magical Cappadocia the most interesting landscapes on earth! You will enjoy and love the remarkable harmony of Cappadocia a lot.
Cappadocia is in fact a Persian word. In Persian, Katpatuka means a nation of gorgeous horses. The word Katpatuka was settled in Turkish as Kapadokya, and as Cappadocia in English.
Set deep in the heart of main Anatolia, the wonderful region is underlain by sedimentary rocks formed in lakes and streams and by ignimbrite deposits that erupted from ancient volcanoes roughly 3 to 9 million years ago.
This tour will bring you to the caravanserai built on the ancient trade routes along with to the underground city of Saratli Kirkgöz. Invest 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 see to an onyx workshop and handicraft carpet production centre.
This is a wonderful trip with filled with beautiful surroundings and abundant in history and culture which you will always keep in mind 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 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.
In order to use an affordable trip price: 3-day Cappadocia trip from Side is run in combination with another regional travel agency.
The itineraries may be changed a little by the guide for other or seasonal reasons. Visits to some museums or ancient ruins might not be possible due to remodelling work. In the really hot months of July and August, breaks and check outs to ancient ruins and open-air museums might be much shorter than prepared.
At this tour we have several breaks for shopping with local handicraft productions centers.
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