Northern Cappadocia Tour (Red Tour)
Hot Air Balloon tour is optional for this morning.
The tour will depart at 9.30 am and you will be picked up from your hotel by your guide before departure time. The first stop is Uçhisar Castle, the highest rock formation in Cappadocia. The guide will explain just how this amazing landscape came into existence.
The second stop of this tour is Göreme Open Air Museum. Open Air Museum is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites since 1985 and known as holy for the first Christians. You will see churches, rock formations used as shelters and monasteries made with stone and It worth to come from a long way.
Love Valley is one of the best point where you can see the increadible forms of fairy chimneys with a panoramic view. This place called “Bağlıdere” between locals of the region, but especially in recent years lots of wedding couples coming here to make their wedding photo shoots, thats why it named as Love Valley nowadays.
Paşabağ (also known as Monks Valley) is the best area where you can observe the formations of fariry chimneys, also some different types of them like; three-headed fairy chimneys and the thiniest neck fairy chimney. Your guide will tell the existence story of these fairy chimneys which occurred with calderal eruptions millions years ago.
Now, time for a little rest for our valued guests by lunch at a local restaurant.
The next stop is Devrent Valley (“Imagination Valley”) - a stunning valley where you can spot natural rock formations in many recognisable shapes in cappadocia, including the famous camel-shaped rock. Use your imagination and see what other shapes you can find.
The next place to visit is the town Avanos. The most famous historical feature of Avanos, which is still valid and very visible today, is the production of traditional pottery. The ceramic trade and numerous pottery factories in this district date back to the Hittites, and ceramic clay obtained from the red silt of Kızılırmak has always been used. If you want, you can try to make your own unique pottery after the demonstration.
One of the best stop of the tour is Ürgüp. We can say Ürgüp is the center of Cappadocia and one of the active and most crowded place of the region. The attraction point of Ürgüp is its special fairy chimneys that look like a nuclear family and called as ‘Three Beauties / Üç Güzeller.
The last stop of Red Tour Cappadocia is Cappadocia Carpet Factory, from the early ages carpets are one of the main liflodes of Cappadocia and the way of the women’s contribution to the domestic economy. At this last stop we will see the traditional way of making carpets by locals acompanied by the story of the unique designs.
At the end of the tour, we will drop you off at your hotels between 16:00pm and 16:30pm.
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Red Tour Cappadocia - Included Services
** Guests are picked up from hotels in the morning and dropped off at hotels in the evening,
** Air-conditioned vehicles provide transportation to all parts of Red Tour,
** Professional guidance service,
** Entrance fees to museums and archaeological sites are included.
** Children from 0 to 6 years old are free of charge if you can share your seat with them. If they want to sit individually you should pay half of the tour prize.
Red Tour Cappadocia -Exluded Services
** Drinks and personal expenses are belong to you.
** Tip to guide and driver
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0-4 ages (Free)
4-8 ages (50% off)
8-18 ages (No discount)
Red tour Cappadocia is including 8 stops.
- Uçhisar Castle View
- Göreme Open Air Museum
- Love Valley Panoramic View
- Paşabağ (Monks Valley)
- Lunch Break
- Imagination Valley also known as Devrent Valley
- Avanos Pottery Demonstration
- Ürgüp The Three Beauties