Because of its pleasing landscape and hidden treasures, there are many things to do in Cappadocia with the help of various Cappadocia excursions. Turkey’s Central Anatolia has been blessed by the moon-like-shaped geographical formations which look like they were made by extra-terrestrial beings, yet it was all formed by nature over thousands of years.
Before choosing which of the Cappadocia excursion packages you wish to participate in, you can read some information below to help guide you on your adventure.
Never has there been such a mesmerizing landscape!
With its bizarre shapes, originality and amazing atmosphere, Cappadocia is beyond the boundaries of usual natural beauty. Like a master artist, the destructive lava from volcanic eruptions, winds and floods came together many years ago, and shaped the natural and unusual form of this region.
Cappadocia itself it’s very large and it is nearly impossible to see every important part of it in a limited time. The region includes the towns of Kırsehir, Aksaray, Nigde and Kayseri and Nevsehir centre. In order to make the most out of your visit it is advisable to join some of the many tours available.
Places to Visit and Cappadocia Excursions
The most enjoyable places to visit in Cappadocia are the underground cities, Goreme Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum, Ihlara Canyon, and the village Cavusin. Even on the journeys during the tours you should keep your eyes peeled. Out of the coach windows look out for amazingly shaped rocks across the landscape which are shaped like pillars, pinnacles, mushrooms, and chimneys which reach to 130 feet (40 meters) through the sky.
In legend, Cappadocia was inhabited firstly by Assyrians followed by Hittites, Persians, Byzantines, Selcuk and finally the Ottomans. As you can imagine there are many historical delights to feast your eyes on here.
Impressively, there are not only important architectural places to visit in Cappadocia, but also events and things to do. The most popular and spectacular tour that you can do here is the Cappadocia Balloon Tour. It is without question one of the main tourist attractions, and something that can never be forgotten. The Jeep Safari tour, authentic Turkish Night, Quad (ATV) Safari, Horse Safari, Red or Green tours are also worth a look at. All of these events and excursions require an adventurous soul and desire to explore and to have fun.