Sacred And Surreal Tour

HighlightsNorthern Cappadocia (Red Line)
Tour TypeGroup Tour
DepartureEvery Day Guantee Depart
Duration09:30AM TO 17:00PM
TransportationA/C Minivan
PRICE (Per person)EUR 30
Price Notes5€ Per Person extra charge for spanish guide
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If you have a sense of adventure and fun full days are a must! Marvel at the surreal rock formations and troglodyte dwellings of Goreme UNESCO World Heritage Park; cave rooms and tunnels; visit churches with fresco’s from the Byzantine era; experience pottery making and hike through valleys where locals still tend their gardens in traditions of their ancestor…

Uchisar castle + Goreme Open Air Museum + Cavusin + Pasabagı + Devrent Valley + Urgup Fairy Chimneys + Avanos Art Centre

Uchisar Castle
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Your first destination is Uchisar Castle, which is situated at the highest point in the region. The top of the citadel provides a magnificent panorama of the surrounding area. take to many pictures of castle and geting information about volcanic activities and erosion in Cappadocia.

 

Goreme Open Air Museum

müze11Where the Religious education was started in Cappadocia and Where the St. Basil created new rules of monastery life in easten Churches. We visit several cave churhes decoratied with excellence frescoes dating back to 4th 13th centuries such as Tokalı ( Buckle ) Church, Chapel of St.Basil , Elmali (Apple) Church , Chapel of St Barbara, Yılanlı ( Snake) Church (of St.Onuphorius)
Larder/Kitchen/Refectory.

 

Cavusin Old Greek Village

x111165An old Greek village will be next place in the tour. The old village is largely deserted because the area has been plagued by rock falls. At Çavusin you can visit the Church of John the Baptist which probably dates from the 5th century with paintings from between 5th to 8th centuries. The view of Rose Valley is excellent from this village.

 

Lunch

x111198Open buffet Lunch

You will get chance to taste most famous Cappadocian Desserts and Cold & Hot Dishes as much as you want.

 

Pottery Making

haziran kısa4Since Hittites  2000 BC  people could get the red clays (terra cota) around Kızılırmak river  which  is the longest river of Turkey, and  white clays ( caulin)  from  volcanic hills .They could use the clays for their daily lifes by shaping the  clay by their hand on the spinning wheels. We will visit one of the world famous Underground Pottery Museum at Avanos to see and also try pottery making. Its may remind you the movie ‘Ghost’

 

Pasabagı Fairy Chimneys (Monks Valley)

haziran kısa15The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag,the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene. We will get better idea about the formation of Fairy Chimneys. Beginneng, Growing and End of Formation

 

Devrent Valley (Immaginations Valley)

The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems. According your immagine you will see that every each rock looks like homan (Bride and Groom), Animals (Camel , Lizard, Pigeon…) and Napoleon’s Hat…

 

Urgup Fairy Chimney

urgup17The “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 holly spirit chimneys. There is mother, father and son fairy chimneys stay together.

 

Included

  • Entrance Fees
  • Transportation
  • Lunch
  • Guiding Service in English & Japanese & Spanish

Excluded

  • Drinks During Lunch
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
 

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Sacred And Surreal Tour Sacred And Surreal Tour
EUR 30
If you have a sense of adventure and fun full days are a must! Marvel at the surreal rock formations and troglodyte dwellings of Goreme UNESCO World Heritage Park; cave rooms and tunnels; visit churches with fresco's from the Byzantine...