Things To Do In Cappadocia and Cappadocia Excursions

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 Daily Activities

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.

Salt Lake Tour from Cappadocia - Day Trips from Cappadocia
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Excursion Packages

Befittingly Cappadocia’s matchless vibe, Cappadocia excursions surely need to be exciting, impressive and beyond standards. That is why, with plenty options of the things to do in Cappadocia are also unique and full of thrill.

During enjoying the general view of the rocky texture which looks like giant fingers that reaching the clouds, you can also get advantage of the landscape’s natural form by riding different vehicles.

For example, for 4 hours, you will be riding a high-quality jeep on dusty roads of Goreme Gorceli Valley, Pigeon Valley or Güllüdere Valley; and visiting Ibrahimpasa Village, Hallac Hospital Monastery and Ortahisar with the Jeep Safari option in Cappadocia excursions. While driving your jeep, your companion, which is the beautiful view, will make you feel like you are in a movie scene.

ATV Rental

A little bit more exciting than driving a jeep, riding an ATV is also very popular and highly demanded option of the list of things to do. Every day, between 09:00-18:00, you can get on an ATV and ride it on the lacey-looking landscapes thanks to the excursion program named ATV Safari.

In this session, you are able to enjoy the view and adrenaline at the same time on the way of Rose Valley, Sword Valley; and (in the 2-hour-options) Girls Monastery, Red Valley and Love Valley. By assuring your safety first, you also need to know that your dream travel program is assured to get real with this unique event.

Balloon Flights Over the Landscape

Unless you are a fan of driving, you may want to choose flying… If you have ever searched for information about excursions and activities, you probably know that balloon tours are at the top of the bucket list.

At the most beautiful time period of a morning, you get in the balloon, fly for an hour (or one and half hour if you choose) and enjoy the priceless view of chimneys, valleys and the atmosphere.

Even if you have acrophobia (fear of height), you may defeat it with the help of the beauty of dawn. Nature will convince you how good she is at art by showing the lands of Cappadocia. Whatever you do, do not forget to take photographs of these incredible moments.

Cultural and Historical Side

Cappadocia is welcoming tourists from all walks of life and desires. Adrenaline, fun, cultural and historical knowledge lay down on these lands, and waits for to be woken up by excited travelers who wants to explore more.

For example, for travelers who like tours which are full of information and experience, Red Tour and Green Tour can be shown as appealing recommendations. In these excursion packages, you will be able to see Goreme Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle, Love Valley, Pasabag, Devrent Valley, Pottery Workshop and Three Beauties (in Red Tour).

In Green Tour, you will be enjoying Goreme Panorama, Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley, Star Wars Panorama, Selimiye Monastery,Pigeon Valley and Onyx Demonstration.