Cappadocia is a region in Central Anatolia, Turkey. This region comprises a lot of towns such as Goreme, Uchisar, Urgup, and Ortahisar. Cappadocia is famous for “fairy chimneys”, a Moon-like landscape, Homes carved in rocks, Churches in caves, and Hot Air Balloons. Fairy chimneys are nothing but cone-shaped rock formations and it is formed due to erosion of soft volcanic ash around them. Hiking in the rocky formation of this valley will give you a great experience.
Red Valley and Pink Valley in this region are great for hiking and watching the sunset. During sunset the sharp cone edges change into pink color it was due to minerals in the sandstone have a pink tinge. Hot Air Balloon destination in Cappadocia is number one in this world. Flying on a hot air balloon during sunrise with 100 balloons with you above the Goreme Town is unimaginable.
One of the best viewpoints in Cappadocia. Uchisar Castle in Uchisar is also a small and very beautiful town in Cappadocia. To reach this castle you have to cross the Love valley. This valley is full of penis-shaped rocks, so it gets this name and the surrounding sandstone is of stark white color which is amazing to see. You have to take a long hike through this valley to reach Uchisar Castle.
Goreme Open Air Museum
One of the historical sites in Cappadocia where you can able to see ancient paintings, churches, and homes carved in the rocks several years ago. Goreme is a city in the center of Cappadocia, so you can take a walk from the city center to the museum; it takes 15 minutes to reach.
Pigeon Valley is a hiking trail between Goreme and Uchisar Castle where you can watch cave dwellings, ancient paintings, and even pigeons. Zelve Open-Air Museum simply looks like Goreme Open Air Museum where you can see the same historic cave homes, churches, and paintings. Lake Tuz is a salt lake near Aksaray which looks in vibrant pink color. Cappadocia is having two Airports in Kayseri and Nevsehir town. From Kayseri Airport, it takes one hour to reach Goreme town but from Nevsehir, it’s just 20 minutes. Cappadocia has several valleys, sunset viewpoints, castles, and cave-dwelling sites, so one day is not enough to visit.
Standard – 69 € (includes 24€ deposit)
Deluxe – 180 € (includes 70 € deposit)
Private – 3000€ (includes 1500 € deposit)
Isalı-Gaferli-Avcılar Mah, Demirhan Sk. no:4/a, 50180 Göreme/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
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