Do you dream of seeing the unique region of Turkey Cappadocia? To visit many interesting places with a phenomenal, alien landscape, while following your own unique route? Then you need to go on a Private Cappadocia Tour from Antalya, which in just two days will allow you to fulfill your desires!
You will go on a magical journey through the most fabulous and fantastic region of Turkey – Cappadocia. Cappadocia is famous for its alien landscapes, created millions of years ago by nature itself, thanks to volcanic eruptions.
On the first day of your trip, you will embark on the Red Tour, during which you will visit the most famous and breathtaking natural attractions of Cappadocia.
You will be amazed by the highest point of Cappadocia – the rock fortress of Uchisar. As well as a unique reserve, the open-air museum of Goreme. You will walk along one of the most beautiful valleys – the Valley of Love, see unusual rock houses that look like beehives in the ancient village of Chavushin and visit the ceramic capital of Cappadocia – the city of Avanos.
You will be amazed by the unusual rock formations in the Pasabag Valley and the formations that resemble people and animals in the Imagination Valley. In addition, you will see the largest three rock formations, similar to huge mushrooms – “three beauties” at the entrance to the city of Urgup. On the same night you will have a wonderful opportunity to visit the brightest and most enchanting show of Cappadocia – Turkish Night.
On the second day of your trip, you will embark on the Green Tour. It will begin with a magnificent panorama of Goreme and a visit to the largest underground city of Cappadocia – Derinkuyu. With its beauty and majestic green spaces, you will be amazed by the deep canyon – the Ihlara Valley. The highest rock monastery in Cappadocia, Selima, will take your breath away, and in the Pigeon Valley you will be surprised by the huge number of rock dovecotes carved here by ancient Christians.
Your tour of Cappadocia will be private, so you can change the itinerary as you wish and choose any places to visit. Also, in addition, you can take any vehicle, for example, a jeep, an ATV, or even a horse, or a camel, and go on any excursion.
In addition, at your request, you can take the most mesmerizing flight of your life – a hot air balloon flight over the magnificent landscapes of Cappadocia.
Private Cappadocia Tour from Antalya will be a great investment in your wonderful vacation. In two days filled with various activities, you will not only learn a lot of new and interesting things, but also just have a great time and get real pleasure from contemplating the amazing alien landscapes of Cappadocia!
Antalya Private Cappadocia Tour price … Euro for adults, … Euro for children 7 between 12 years old and children under 6 years old are free.
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You will embark on the most amazing and fantastic journey imaginable. It will start in the early morning around 3:00 am, when you will be picked up from your hotel in modern air-conditioned transport.
On the first day of your fascinating journey, you will go on a Red Tour, during which you will visit such famous sights of Cappadocia as the ancient rock fortress of Uchisar, Goreme National Park, Love Valley, Cavusin village, center of ceramic art, the ancient city of Avanos, where delicious and hearty lunch. Then you will visit the amazing Pashabag Valley, the fabulous Imagination Valley, as well as the main fortress of Cappadocia – Urgup.
After a long tour of the Red Tour of Cappadocia, you will go to a cozy, colorful 4-star Alp Hotel, where you can settle down, relax and dine with delicious Cappadocian cuisine.
Further, at your request, you will have a wonderful opportunity to visit one of the most famous and enchanting shows of Cappadocia – Turkish Night. The show will take place in one of the amazing cave restaurants, where you can not only see the unique performances performed by the best artists in Turkey, but also have a good evening tasting the national dishes and drinks that will be offered to you.
At the dawn of your second day of travel, you will have a unique opportunity to fly in a hot air balloon over the Cappadocian landscapes or watch hundreds of colorful balloons from the veranda of a wonderful restaurant while savoring freshly brewed aromatic coffee or natural Turkish tea.
Then you will be expected by the Green Tour, during which you will see the bewitching panorama of Göreme, visit the largest underground city of Derinkuyu, the delightfully beautiful Ihlara Valley, the ancient village of Belisirma on the Melindiz River, where you will have a hearty lunch in a restaurant right above the murmuring course of the river. Then you will visit the highest rocky monastery Selime and Pigeon Valley.
After a long busy two days of your most informative excursion, on a comfortable, modern transport at about 23:00 pm you will return to your hotel in Antalya.
At the very beginning of your fascinating trip, you will visit the highest point of Cappadocia – the most beautiful ancient city of Uchisar. You will see an ancient rock fortress, the premises of which are literally carved into soft tuff rocks.
Not far from the fortress there is a delightful observation deck, which offers a fantastic view of Goreme. You will be surprised by unearthly rock structures created millions of years ago by nature itself.
You will visit the unique nature reserve, national park and open-air museum Goreme, which is famous for its huge number of churches and monasteries built in tuff rocks by ancient Christians. There are more than four hundred of them, and they date back to the 9th century.
You will see unusual and beautiful cave churches and monasteries with beautiful frescoes, many of which have survived to this day. You will see the oldest Church of St. Basil, one of the most beautiful churches in Cappadocia – the Apple Church, as well as the Church of St. Catherine, St. Barbara and the Serpent Church.
The Valley of Love is one of the most beautiful valleys in Cappadocia. You will enjoy walking along it, looking at the incredible sculptures of tuff rocks, reminiscent of giant mushrooms, which were created by nature itself.
These amazing creations of nature are scattered throughout the valley. Some of them have grown together, others stand as separate giants. You will have a wonderful opportunity to take fantastic photos with these unique rock formations in the background.
In addition, at different times of the day, the rocks are painted in different shades from light pink to crimson. Climbing up to the observation deck, you will see all the splendor of this valley with its alien landscape and incredible colors.
Chavushin is one of the oldest settlements in Cappadocia. It is famous for its unusual houses carved into the rocks. Like huge beehives, they inhabit the entire territory of the village.
You will be surprised, but even before 1953, people who were forced to leave their homes due to collapses and erosion lived here, in rocky “hives”.
You will have a great opportunity to walk along the ancient streets of the village, which still retain their incredible color and antique spirit. Also here is the oldest church – the Church of St. John the Baptist, in which the frescoes of stunning beauty have been preserved to this day.
The next point of your fantastic journey will be the city of potters – Avanos – the center of ceramic art. Since ancient times, this city has been famous for its pottery of incredible beauty and craftsmanship. The technique of making pottery has been passed down from generation to generation since the Hittite times.
In the Kyzylyrmak River, which flows through Avanos, red clay is mined, which local potters use for their products. Local ceramics are in incredible demand and popularity not only in Cappadocia itself and Turkey, but also in many other countries. Products are of high quality and stunning artistic value.
You can visit one of the pottery workshops, where you will see how real professionals in their field, skillful potters, work. Products that come out from under their experienced hands can be called real masterpieces of ceramic art.
After visiting the city and the pottery workshop, you will stop at one of the local restaurants for lunch. Here you can taste delicious traditional Cappadocian cuisine.
You will go to the amazing Pasabag Valley, which is also called the Valley of the Monks or the Valley of the Fairies. This valley is famous for its unusual fused rock formations, which, because of this, became two, or even three-headed.
In one of these “mushrooms” is the famous ancient church of St. Simeon, inside which there are cells and a chapel. Simeon lived here for more than 15 years and dedicated his life to the idea of spiritual asceticism. There are legends about how many miracles Simeon performed within these walls. His followers formed a settlement in the valley.
You have to visit this church, plunge into its ancient past and imagine how real miracles were created in these walls many centuries ago.
The valley of imagination or fantasy valley is one of the most interesting valleys of Cappadocia. It is interesting because the rocks that are on its territory have unusual shapes and resemble various people and animals.
Walking along it, you can see the silhouettes of Napoleon and the Virgin Mary with a baby in her arms, as well as, for example, a camel, a chicken or even doves.
Next, you will visit the city of Urgup, which is also called the main fortress of Cappadocia. This famous center of tourism has an ancient history. During the reign of the Ottoman Empire, Urgup was the largest city in the entire region and was called Bashhisar.
At the entrance to the city you will see the largest and most famous rock “mushrooms”, which are called “three beauties”. You can not only see this miracle of nature with your own eyes, but also take unique pictures against their background.
After a long day full of interesting events and vivid impressions, you will be accommodated in one of the most beautiful and comfortable 4-star Alp Hotel, which is made in a very interesting style. You will definitely love this hotel with its stone walls and vaulted ceilings.
You will spend a wonderful evening in this hotel, have a little rest from the road and gain strength for the next no less interesting day in Cappadocia.
Turkish night is one of the brightest, most memorable and famous Turkish night shows. If you wish, you can visit one of the delightful cave restaurants of Cappadocia, where you can see this grandiose show.
Under a delicious, traditional, Cappadocian dinner, you will see an incredible sight. The best actors of Cappadocia will perform before you. You will be delighted with the national dances of various regions of Turkey, which are professionally performed by experienced dancers. In addition, you can see and even participate in a traditional wedding ceremony.
You will be amazed by the scale of the show, its incredible numbers, ancient customs and colorful costumes accompanied by live music. All this splendor will plunge you into a magical oriental fairy tale.
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The second day of your exciting trip to Cappadocia will begin immediately after a hearty and healthy breakfast at the hotel with a visit to the observation deck of Goreme. You will have an incredible view of the ancient city of Göreme, the Görkündere valley and their surroundings.
You will be amazed by this stunning, breathtaking panorama. You will see a fantastic, like an alien landscape that will not leave you indifferent. It will seem to you that you are on Mars, the Cappadocian landscape is so amazing. You will have a unique opportunity to take delightful memorable photos against its background.
After the panorama of Goreme, your journey will continue to the ancient underground city of Derinkuyu. Derinkuyu is the largest underground city of nearly 200 underground cities in Cappadocia.
Derinkuyu is a multi-level city that goes 85 meters deep. It is known that the city has 12 levels, 8 of them are open to the public. At 12 levels in ancient times there was everything necessary for the life of more than 20,000 people. Here were living quarters, kitchens, barns, livestock rooms, wineries, schools, temples, as well as its own underground necropolis.
The Ihlara Valley, which you will head to, is the largest and deepest canyon, with a length of 14 km. You will be amazed by its depth, in some places reaching 150 meters. In addition, this is a truly beautiful natural place, at the bottom of which the emerald river Melindyz boils.
Many centuries ago, Byzantine monks settled in this most beautiful place, who cut down their houses and churches right in the walls of the sheer cliffs of the canyon. The churches of the monks are fascinating. Beautiful frescoes that adorn the walls and ceilings of temples have survived to this day.
After a long walk through a delightfully beautiful canyon, you will certainly want to eat. Therefore, especially for you, in one of the restaurants in the village of Belisirma, a delicious lunch is waiting for you, consisting of dishes of Cappadocian cuisine.
The village of Belisirma is located directly in the Ihlara gorge and close to the Melindyz river. You will like to relax and have a hearty lunch in a restaurant located right on the river.
After resting and gaining strength, you will go to the highest rock monastery in Cappadocia – Selime, which was built in the Byzantine period and dates back to the 8th century.
Selime is a real rock complex, carved into soft tuff, which houses several churches, outbuildings, cells for monks and even livestock quarters. In Selim, there are very interesting transitions between rooms and grottoes in which you have to walk. The dark arches and columns that you will pass are truly mesmerizing and give this place a medieval flavor.
The Pigeon Valley of Cappadocia, which you will visit next, will amaze you with a huge number of dovecotes carved right into the walls of the rocks. Like a honeycomb, they dot the walls of the valley for 4 kilometers.
In ancient times, pigeons enjoyed special honor and respect. They tried to breed as many as possible, because their droppings were perfectly used to fertilize fields and gardens.
You will be able to see with your own eyes all the beauty of this unusual valley, feed the pigeons, and take wonderful pictures overlooking the valley.
Cappadocia is a unique region of Turkey, which is famous not only for its stunning landscape and cave churches, but also here, like nowhere else in the world, amazing hot air balloon flights are held.
Flights take place at the most beautiful time of the day – at dawn. It was at this time that the incredible valleys with bizarre alien rocks and the cities of Cappadocia with amazing buildings are transformed and acquire unearthly shapes and shades.
You can fly over the fantastically beautiful ancient Cappadocian landscapes, or you can visit a restaurant where you can watch the panorama of hot air balloons over a cup of freshly brewed Turkish coffee or real fragrant tea. Hundreds of colorful balloons soaring into the sky right before your eyes is a truly mesmerizing sight. Some of them will fly so close that it will seem to you that you just have to reach out and you can touch them. This is an unforgettable experience that will remain forever in your heart.
After two days so full of various activities, completely satisfied and peaceful in comfortable transport, you can go back to Antalya.
The price of an Individual tour to Cappadocia from Antalya in 2023 is …. Euro
The cost of an Individual tour to Cappadocia from Antalya includes a transfer from your hotel and back, insurance, a professional English-speaking guide, meals (breakfasts, lunches, dinner), hotel accommodation, Red tour, Green tour.
Private tour to Cappadocia from Antalya lasts 2 days and 1 night.