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 pictures. Below are some samples of hiking tours that are chosen by our guests:
Red Valley Hike ( Full Day)
We will start our hike with Red Valley, possibly the most beautiful valley in Cappadocia, with its magical rock formations and brilliant red colours. There are some cave-dwellings and frescoed churches in the valley which is going to be visited along the way.
Then, we will arrive in Cavusin Village, one of the first Christian settlements and visit the old church dedicated to St. John from 6th century which is located in the old part of the town. After having a picnic lunch we will continue to Pasabag (also called as Monks Valley) to see the most famous fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Next we will walk to Zelve to visit Zelve Open Air Museum which is one of the old rock-cut monasteries. We will drive back to the hotel after the hike.
Red Valley Hiking Tour starts at 09:00 and finishes around 5:30pm. The rate is 70 Euro per person including the entrance tickets, guiding in English, lunch and transportation.
Pigeon and Honey Valley Hike (Full Day)
We will start our hike with the Honey Valley ( also called as Love Valley) with one of the most picturesque fairy chimneys in Cappadocia. Walking through the gardens of the villagers in the base of the valley will amaze you. The hike in the honey valley will last about 3 hours, at the end of the hike we will arrive in Uchisar and have our lunch there. After lunch we will climb up to Uchisar Castle, which is the highest point of Cappadocia and has an amazing view of Cappadocia valleys. Then we will hike through Pigeon valley to Goreme Village. The Pigeon Valley is one of the most famous valleys of Cappadocia and its name comes from the pigeon-cotes carved on its walls.We will drive back to the hotel after the hike.
The tour starts at 09:00 in the morning and finishes at 4:00pm. The rate is 60 Euro per person including the entrance tickets, guiding in English, lunch and transportation