Day trip

Cappadocia: Full-Day Highlights Tour

4.7 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: TRAVELUX CAPPADOCIA

Cappadocia: Full-Day Highlights Tour

Activity provider: TRAVELUX CAPPADOCIA
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From US$ 30.53 per person

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Having been a sanctuary for early Christians, Cappadocia is an open-air museum full of unrivaled natural and cultural components. Over many millions of years, volcanoes, wind, rain and ice have sculpted this region, which is now known as Cappadocia.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your hotel lobby.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • See the most significant sights of the Cappadocia region
  • Enjoy the "fairy chimneys", unique rock formations which you can only see in Cappadocia
  • Experience pottery making in Avanos
  • Visit the Goreme Open-Air Museum
Full description
Your tour will begin as you are picked up from your hotel in the morning. From here your first stop will be a meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia, where you will discover rock formations beyond belief in the Devrent Valley. You will visit the famous Pasabag "fairy chimneys", where the sound of the of wind mixes with the "songs of fairies" near Zelve. You will later have lunch in Avanos, the center of the terracotta art medium since 3000 B.C. It is at this location that you will enjoy a demonstration in a traditional pottery workshop. In the afternoon, you will visit the famous Goreme Open-Air Museum, where you will be able to see the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. This is demonstrated in rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings which date from the 10th to the 13th century. Next, you will continue to the panoramic viewpoint of Esentepe, which will provide you with a spectacular view over Goreme. You can see the complete view of the Goreme Valley and Goreme Village, including fairy chimneys, rock formations, and cave houses. You will later end your day with Uchisar Castle, a tall rock which is the highest point of the Goreme region. At the completion of your tour, you will be returned safely back to your hotel.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Professional tour guide
  • Museum entrances
  • Lunch
  • Parking fees
  • Drinks at lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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Overall good. Pick up was on time. Lunch in the cave restaurant was quite good. Time spent at each destinations could've been reduced as it was extremely hot (it was unpleasant even while inside the AC-ed car) and everyone was getting exhausted. Would've wanted to hear more fascinating facts and stories, but it's nonetheless an amazing value for money at this price point (especially with lunch included).

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July 19, 2022

We had a great day with our guide Faruk. We visited a lot of places! He is Excellent Faruk, he is someone who really loves his job and does it with a lot of love As for the meal, the restaurant was really Top the food is too good and plentiful we had a great time and we had a wonderful day!

July 15, 2022

All in all the tour was very good. The guide was really nice and gave us an answer to all of our questions. Luckily, we hadn't put in any undesirable stops on sales either. It was a pity that we didn't visit the castle (probably for security reasons because of the group). We just drove there. We had a short free time (about 10 minutes) at each spot.

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July 9, 2022

Product ID: 199879