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Cappadocia: Turkish Night Show w/ Dinner in a Cave

1. Cappadocia: Turkish Night Show w/ Dinner in a Cave

Start your magical night with a glass of Turkish wine or beer as the Turkish dance performance begins. Be mesmerized by the shimmering costumes and impressive dance moves as traditional belly dancers take to the stage and clap along to the hypnotic rhythms of classic Turkish music, played by live musicians. In between performances, indulge in a delicious dinner of traditional Turkish cuisine, including dessert and a glass of wine. Enjoy traditional dances from various regions of Turkey and be wowed by professional dancers, ornate costumes, and exotic music.

From Goreme: Highlights of Cappadocia Private Guided Tour

2. From Goreme: Highlights of Cappadocia Private Guided Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel at the time you mentioned. Visit Paşabağı to see the naturally formed rock fomations called Fairy Chimneys. (65 lira per person) Then visit Devrent (Imagination) Valley to see natural rock formations looking like animals such as camel, shark, penguin. Drive to Özkonak underground city which takes you underground to see the caves connected to eachother by narrow tunnels. (50 lira per person) Visit one of the Pottery workshops in Avanos (where the Redriver is) to see the demonstration on a kick-wheel stand to make clay pots. You can also try how to make pot and possible to buy products if interested. You will also visit Göreme Open Air Museum to see the rock-carved churches with frescoes inside from 11-13th centuries. (150 lira per person) Next stop is Uçhisar Castle Panorama to see the castle, the highest rock in Cappadocia, and the caves around it. Then drive to Pigeon Valley to see 4km long valley with pigeon houses carved on the slopes. Last stop will be Onyx and jewelry workshop to see local volcanic stones of Turkey such as onyx, turquise, sultanite. You can also buy products with certificate, if interested. The tour does not include lunch, but you can ask the tour guide to go to a restaurant depending on what you want to eat. The order of the places you visit may change depending of the location of your hotel.

Cappadocia: Private Guided Sightseeing Tour

3. Cappadocia: Private Guided Sightseeing Tour

Set out on your day-long adventure with a morning pick-up from your hotel and make your way to the Kaymakli Underground City. Learn about the fascinating history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you explore its tunnels and rooms. Continue to another of Cappadocia's remarkable attractions, the Goreme Open-Air Museum. Discover the rock-cut churches, each one decorated with frescoes and paintings dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. Visit the Dark Church, Cappadocia's most famous cave church, and see the bright, well-preserved paintings that adorn its walls.

Cappadocia: Salt Lake and Underground Cities with Lunch

4. Cappadocia: Salt Lake and Underground Cities with Lunch

Delve into the rich history of Cappadocia and journey through time exploring the ancient churches and cellars of Tatlarin, believed to be over 3,000 years old. Roam the shores of the Salt Lake, and, weather permitting, even take a dip into its waters.   The day starts with pickup from your accommodation in Cappadocia. Journey to Nevsehir Hill Fort near the city of Kayserit and marvel at the Tatlarin Underground City, a maze of tunnels and rooms that dwarfs all other finds to date. Enter an ancient toilet – proof that toilets were being used in Anatolia around 3,000 years ago, and explore the giant rooms believed to have been used for religious or military purposes. Continue to Saratli Underground City, a mystical city famous for its history and architecture. A 7-story structure, Sarati has a water well, wine cellar, bath, toilet, barn, kitchen, and around 40 different rooms.  It is believed to have been used as a sanctuary and defense place, and within it, there are secret tunnels connecting to the peasants’ homes proving access to the underground city in the event of an attack from enemies. Next, drive to Oresin Han Caravanserai, where you can explore the Caravanserai (literally 'caravan places') while your lunch is prepared. Used since the 10th century as an inn for Silk Road traders, this ancient building displays fine examples of stone carving. After lunch, drive approximately 1 hour to the stunning Tuz Golu (Salt Lake). Enjoy ample time to roam the shores and admire salt rocks and the vibrant hues of pink and orange reflecting off the pristine waters. Capture photos of the sunset, and, if weather permits, take a refreshing dip in the lake before the return transfer to your hotel.

From Cappadocia: 2-Night Nemrut, Sanliurfa, and Harran Tour

5. From Cappadocia: 2-Night Nemrut, Sanliurfa, and Harran Tour

Day 1: Cappadocia - Kahramanmaras – Kahta Meet your guide and driver at your hotel at 8:00 AM and depart from Cappadocia. After passing Kayseri, visit the Seljuk Karatayhan Caravanserai on the famous Silk Road. Then, drive through the Taurus Mountains, observing the countryside and everyday life of rural Turkey. After stopping for lunch, drive to Kahramanmaras and try some of the best ice cream in Turkey. Then, drive to Kahta and check into your hotel. Spend the night in Kahta. Day 2: Adiyaman - Mt. Nemrut - Harran – Sanliurfa Depart from your hotel early in the morning and head to Mount Nemrut. At the end of the road, get out of the van and walk twenty-five minutes to the summit. Watch the memorable sunrise between the colossal-sized statues and heads of the kings and Gods. Then, visit Arsemia, once the capital of the Commagene Kingdom, before continuing to the ancient Septimus Severus Bridge over the Cendere Stream and the Karakus Tumulus, where members of the royal family were buried. Continue driving to Sanliurfa and Harran. Visit the Ataturk Dam, the largest dam in the Middle East, en route. Check into your hotel in Sanliurfa and have lunch there. Visit Gobeklitepe, a 11,500 year-old hilltop sanctuary, believed by archaeologists to be the oldest sanctuary in the world. After lunch, visit Abraham's Cave and the Pools of Holy Carp surrounding it. Then, walk around an oriental covered bazaar and Gumrukhan. Drive to Harran, a village of Mud-Brick "beehive" houses mentioned in the Book of Genesis, where Abraham spent the last years of his life. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Sanliurfa. DAY 3: Sanliurfa – Cappadocia After breakfast, depart from Sanliurfa to Birecik, famous for its Bald-Ibis birds, which only live in Birecik. Enjoy a visit to the Bald Ibis breeding farm. After lunch, drive up to the Taurus Mountains. Take a short tea break and drive back to Cappadocia.

Cappadocia Heritage 1 Day Private Tour

6. Cappadocia Heritage 1 Day Private Tour

Meet our guide and driver at Kayseri or Nevsehir airport. First meeting with Cappadocia, we introduce you to the lunar landscape of Cappadocia at Devrent Valley, take a walk through this lunar landscape where different rock formations can be seen. Then we head on to Seeing the best examples of the fairy chimneys at Pasabag Fairy Chimneys and Zelve Valley, we drive further to Avanos Town, which is famous with tile and pottery workshops. We will have lunch in a special local restaurant in this small town. After lunch our next stop is Goreme Open Air Museum where you will enjoy the fantastic rock churches and beautiful frescos from various centuries decorating the walls of the churches. Then we drive to the Uchisar Rock Castle, which is the highest and the most dominant point, giving us a breathtaking panorama. We end the day visiting Esentepe Windy Hill for panaromic view and taking photos. The tour nearly finishes at 18:00pm. We will drop you back to your hotel or airport.

Cappadocia: Private Sacred Churches Full-Day Tour

7. Cappadocia: Private Sacred Churches Full-Day Tour

In the morning, your guide will pick you up from your hotel. Your first stop will be the Keslik monastery which is located in the middle of a quite bizarre landscape. In the middle of the monastery is the church of St. Micheal with mural paintings from the 13-14 centuries. After the stop at the Keslik monastery, you'll be transferred to Soganlı Valley where you'll find the earliest traces of Christian communities. In the heart of the valley, you will be amazed by the beauty of the churches which are called Domed Church, the Church of Deer, the Church with the Serpent, and Tahtalı Church. Afterward, you'll enjoy the village cuisine of Cappadocia. Then, see the ancient Roman city of Sobesos on the way back to the hotel.

Exclusive Highlights of Cappadocia in One Day

8. Exclusive Highlights of Cappadocia in One Day

You will picked up from your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning and start your full day Cappadocia tour. Your first meeting with the lunar landscape of Cappadocia will be in the Devrent Imagination Valley which is famous for animal-like natural rock formations. After Devrent you will visit Pasabag (Monk’s Valley) where you will see mushroom shaped fairy chimneys with multiple stems and caps. After Pasabag a short drive will take you to Avanos Town which is divided into two by the longest river of Turkey, Kizilirmak (Redriver) and famous for tile and pottery workshops. After lunch in a local restaurant you will visit the famous Goreme Open Air Museum where you will see some well preserved, rock-cut churches with frescoes and paintings dating from as early as the 10th century and the best examples of Byzantine art in Cappadocia. Then head on to Uchisar Rock Castle which is the highest peak in the region and used as a fortress by the Roman and Byzantine armies. You will end the day with a descent towards to the center of the earth, with a trip to the Kaymakli Underground City which is one of the largest and most fascinating multilevel underground settlements of Cappadocia. This incredible underground world contains courtyards, stables, churches and wineries all intertwined in an extensive network of tunnels. At the end of a spectacular day’s sightseeing you will be dropped off your hotel at around 17:00.

Göreme: Full-Day Cappadocia Private Tour

9. Göreme: Full-Day Cappadocia Private Tour

You will be picked up from your hotel at 09:15 and start your tour at 09:30. Uchisar Castel is constructed on the highest point of the region and has a totally dictinct castle form, including graves, tunnels and churches which you cannot come across in any other place in the world. At Göreme Open Air Museum, it is especially important to understand the influence of religion, especially of Christianity on the region. For good reasons, it is the most famous attraction, a complex of several painted cave churches carved out by Orthodox monks between 900 and 1200 AD. Then drive to Love Valley. The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene. Have an hour for lunch at Han Restaurant which is cool and popular in the region. You will start with the soup and then it will be self-service. Since the Hittites in 2000 BC, people could get red clays (terra rosa) around Kızılırmak River, which is the longest river in Turkey, and white clays (caulin) from the volcanic hills. They could use the clays for their daily life by shaping the clay with their hand on the spinning wheels. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems. The "fairy chimneys" with caps, mainly found in the vicinity of Ürgüp, have a conical-shaped body and a boulder on top of it. The cone is constructed from tufa and volcanic ash, while the cap is of a harder, more resistant rock such as lahar or ignimbrite. The fairy chimneys which are symbols of Ürgüp are called holy spirit chimneys. You'll find the mother, father and son fairy chimneys are together. At a carpet factory, every carpet, with its patterns, resembles a collection of messages, beliefs and symbols. Every pattern that is woven into a carpet is a picture of a feeling, a desire or a wish. Every carpet represents a living history from the early ages to the present in which women have patiently and untiringly written their joys and sorrows in amazing codes and magic letters which are to be read line by line. Your tour will finish at 17:30 and you will be dropped off back to your hotel.

Cappadocia: Private Hollywood Filiming Locations Tour

10. Cappadocia: Private Hollywood Filiming Locations Tour

Explore Cappadocia's most popular film locations on this private tour and relive scenes from Star Wars, Ghost Rider 2, and Empire of the Wolves. Meet your guide at your hotel after breakfast and head to your first stop, Devrent (Imagination) Valley, which is famous for its lunar landscapes. Admire fairy chimneys in the shape of animals, such as camels, snakes, and dolphins. Next, head to Zelve Valley, where the movie Ghost Rider 2 was filmed. Relive your favorite scenes from the movie and learn more about the history of Christianity at the valley's many monasteries and churches. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant before continuing to Uchisar Castle, the region's highest point, where you can admire panoramic views of Cappadocia's volcanic mountains and unique fairy chimneys. Next, head to your final stop, Selimiye Monastery, where Star Wars was filmed, and one of the oldest settlements in history. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the day.

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4.5 / 5

based on 613 reviews

What an event! Had the best time and the entertainment was absolutely awesome. The food was great and the whole event was a total vibe. Definitely recommend this tour to everyone. A must see...

It's show was impressive, but the dinner was poor, poor starters and they didn't serve dessert. It is saved and we recommend it since the show is worth it

Beautiful typical dinner, very cheerful and fulfills what it proposes

Totally recommended, very professional, everything perfect.

Everything was amazing but the food was below average