Red Tour of Cappadocia
You will be picked up your hotel for the full day guided north of Cappadocia tour. (Pick up time depends on the location of your hotel.)
After meeting other members of the group and your local tour guide, you will see the main area of Cappadocia.
The tour will start by visiting, Devrent Valley. Here is also known as imagination valley as well where you see lots of fairy chimneys with interesting shapes like camel rock, mushroom-like shapes and more. you can enjoy the valley while walking through the rock formations. Then drive to Pasabaglari. Also, We call here monks valley too.At the end of 5-th-century, one of the saints called St.Simeon from Syria came here and lived in a cave in the valley and live as a hermit. Here you find all the fairy chimneys with three caps on them.
Afterward, drive to Avanos, We can call here as the heart of art and handicrafts of the area. Here is the small town where the locals make potteries and ceramics. This tradition was first started by Hittites 4000 years ago. Red River (Kızılırmak in Turkish), passes through the village.
Then we have lunch at a local restaurant. Then proceed to Goreme, the name is given here in history Korama, Avcılar and still called Maccan by locals. This is the place where you see lots of rock-cut churches with best paintings of the area. Here was used as missionary school beginning from 2-nd-centuries till 12-th-centuries.
Visiting Goreme Open Air Museum, featuring the most impressive of all rock-carved churches in Cappadocia. Esentepe, That s the best view you can ever see in the area.You will have a break on a hill called Esentepe where you see all the marvelous looking valleys with different shapes and the volcanoes shaped them. Our last stop will be Uchisar. Here is the small village which is famous for a huge castle used by Christians. There were 3 castles like this located in the area. The others are in Ortahisar and Urgup.
After the Cappadocia red tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel around 17:00 pm.
Hotel pick up and drop off
Professional Guide licensed by the Ministry of Tourism in the tours
Mentioned entrance fees to sights by the itinerary
Meals mentioned in the itinerary – Vegetarian meals available
All mentioned land transportations
Drinks at lunch
You are kindly requested to present yourself at the pickup point 15 minutes prior the pre-advised pick up time
Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreens are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion.
Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
It is not recommended to visit underground cities for the guests who have asthma and claustrophobia.