Would you like to admire the cosmic landscapes of the most unusual place in Turkey? Here, natural wonders were complemented by man-made architectural masterpieces, creating a unique country. Belek Cappadocia Tour will offer you an unforgettable experience and only pleasant memories!
Cappadocia is the heart of Turkey. It is of volcanic origin and known not only for its exceptionally beautiful, incomparable landscapes, but also for ancient monasteries and churches dating back to early Christians.
During your exciting journey you will be amazed by both ancient cities and the most beautiful landscapes of the surrounding nature. Akseki, the town of your first stop, will attract your attention with its old unusual buildings made of stone and wood. Here you will have breakfast and drive to Turkey’s most distinctive and religious city – Konya , known for the birth of the famous Order of Whirling Dervishes.
Her path passes through the small town of Aksaray, through which the Great Silk Road passed. You can see the famous biggest caravan – Sultankhana Shed. Here, near the city, is the ancient underground city of Saratly, which will amaze your imagination with its multi-level structure and an interesting system of transitions. After a hearty lunch, drive to Avanos – the town of potters. You have a unique opportunity to see how master craftsmen create masterpieces of ceramics.
The Devrent Valley will amaze you with its rocks shaped like bizarre mushrooms. In this place you can take a lot of beautiful unforgettable pictures. The fortified town of Uchisar deserves your special attention. The 60-meter rock, adapted for housing, even performed defensive functions. Pashabag valley is something you must see at least once in your lifetime. In the vineyards you will notice unusual stone pillars. Only here they are two- and three-headed. Visit a liquor store and a clay store.
You are in the charming open-air museum of Goreme. A magnificent monastery complex awaits you, which rightly deserves the title of the most visited.
When you return to the hotel, stop at the stone pillars – the symbol of Cappadocia, whose name is “three beauties”. Wonderful sculptures decorate your unforgettable photos. Here you can also look into the shop for leather goods and onyx goods.
In two days of your trip to Belek Cappadocia Tour you can leisurely enjoy views of the most popular attractions, space landscapes and ancient monuments. Cappadocia will open Turkey to you from a completely different perspective and give you many new and lasting impressions.
Price List for Cappadocia Tour from Belek 2022
|Ages||Standard Price||Online Price|
|Adult (≥ 8)||65 Euro||60 Euro|
|Child (4 — 7)||45 Euro||40 Euro|
|Infant (0 — 3)||Free||Free|
Early in the morning, a comfortable, air-conditioned bus will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the unique region of Turkey – Cappadocia . After prior information, you will receive a lunch box with breakfast at your hotel along the way. There is a stop in Akseki town where you can have a snack. On the first day of your trip you will see the most religious city – Konya. Then drive to the small town of Aksaray , where you will admire the largest caravan – the Saray and the unique underground city of Saratly.
And in the city of potters, Avanos, you have the opportunity to visit a real pottery workshop. The Valley of Imagination is the next point of your journey. The fortified city of Uchisar will delight you with its panorama, and the Pashabag Valley will delight you with its unusual “mushrooms”. Before checking into the hotel, you will find yourself in the beautiful Goreme Open Air Museum. In the evening, dinner and relaxation await. In the morning, having breakfast at the hotel, return to Belek. Along the way, you’ll stop at the scenic Three Beauties Cliffs, where you’ll take beautiful photos and visit an onyx shop and a leather goods shop. In the evening, around 8:00 p.m., you will arrive at your hotel.
An ancient city inhabited by Greeks, Romans, Persians and Byzantines before becoming part of the Ottoman Empire. It is very interesting for its unusual structures made of stone and wood using special mounts. Here you can have breakfast from your lunch box provided at the hotel or order something from a local cafe.
You will visit the most religious city in Turkey. Konya is a city that preserves its history for 9,000 years and is very conservative. This is the home of the whirling dervishes. A mysterious ritual that consisted of twirling to the sound of flute and drums. Sufis spun and went into a trance to connect with God and spread his love to all who were nearby. Walking around the city you can feel the incredible energy and friendliness of this magical place. You will see a large number of mosques, museums and madrassas.
You will visit a small ancient city that was an important trading center due to its location on the Silk Road. It was a Roman city before being annexed to the Ottoman Empire in 1570. You can see the biggest caravan – Sarai – Sultanhani in whole Turkey. A place where traders could stop and rest in safety. This atmospheric place will bring you the spirit of that distant time when caravans with various goods drove along the Great Silk Road and tired travelers liked to stop here to rest.
The ancient underground city of Saratly will be introduced to you. It consists of several levels with a large number of rooms. Here you will also see living rooms, kitchens, caves for animals, stairs, passageways, ventilation. You will be amazed, but thanks to the unique ventilation system, the air stays fresh there. This city remains a mystery to scientists to this day, since it is not clear how people lived there, what they wore and what technologies were used for construction.
In the town of Aksaray, stop at a traditional restaurant and have lunch. You will be offered delicious hearty Turkish cuisine. You can buy drinks for an additional fee.
After lunch, drive to the town of Avanos, situated on the banks of Turkey’s longest river, Kizilirmak. Due to the fact that clay is always at hand here, local people started making pottery since Hittite times. To this day, the city is known for the fact that masterpieces of ceramics are created here. You will definitely visit a pot factory where experienced craftsmen will show you the technology of making dishes. And you can also try this craft yourself.
You will definitely love this quiet city.
The Valley of Imagination, as it is also called. The most original and original. Stones of bizarre different shapes are collected here. If you use your imagination a little, the stones will seem to come to life and you will see doves, camels and many more different creatures. Under the influence of wind, sun and rain, the rocks took on unusual shapes that now amaze you. The valley has never been inhabited by humans, there are no man-made temples, but it is extremely popular and attractive nonetheless. The landscape created by nature seems to take you to another planet.
You will reach the highest point in Cappadocia. The city of Uchisar is translated as “Three Fortresses”. The fortress is a tuff in which excavations have made tunnels, rooms and windows. The fortress was 60 meters high and the highest in Cappadocia. It even had its own water supply. If you climb to the top, you will be amazed by the magnificent view of the entire valley.
A beautiful and amazing valley where you will see stone pillars between the vineyards. Pasha’s Vineyards, that’s how this name translates. Despite the fact that during your trip you have already seen a lot of different stone rocks, but only here they have an unusual shape. Like all stones in Cappadocia, they are of volcanic origin, but there is a peculiarity of these places. You can admire the fabulous chimneys that have two and sometimes even three peaks. Monks lived in these natural monuments, so there is another name for the valley – the Valley of Monks. You will be amazed by the beautiful church, located in one of the three domed rocks. Church of St. Simeon. You can see the cell where the monk lived as well as the chapel. The unique landscape will inspire you to take beautiful photos. During this stop, you can visit a liquor store and see how pottery is made. If you want, you can buy the product you want.
You will enjoy the amazing architectural monuments of the most famous monastic complex. Goreme Open Air Museum will impress you with its churches, monasteries and cells. In the 1st century, devout Christians fled here, pursued by Jerusalem’s official authorities. You will see 10 unusual churches built in Byzantine style but with a Cappadocian leaning. Many churches have preserved unique frescoes that you can see.
Goreme Museum Complex will be remembered for its buildings and strong energy. This is the end point of the first day of the excursion. Then check into the hotel and eat before bed.
After waking up and having breakfast, return to Belek. Your path will pass through stone statues with the interesting name “Three Beauties”. Located just off the highway near the town of Urgup, they are a symbol of Cappadocia. There are many legends about this rock. And their beauty and originality surprise everyone. You will definitely want to capture these porcini mushrooms on your camera.
Onyx in Turkey is quarried in great quantity and variety. Here they attach particular importance to it. Therefore, there are also many small manufacturing workshops, one of which you will visit to see how different products are made and, if you wish, buy them. Turkey is a leading country in the manufacture and export of leather goods. You have the opportunity to buy yourself a very high quality item at an affordable price.
The distance between Cappadocia and Belek is 6 hours 45 minutes (546.6 km) via D300
Cappadocia Tour Prices: 60 Euro Per Person.
Cappadocia tour from Belek is 2 days and 1 night.