JEEP SAFARI THROUGHOUT CAPPADOCIA
Meet the guide at the Airport and transfer to Nevşehir. C/in the hotel LYKIA LODGE, vey selective one. Depending on the time, depart for the lunch or take a start discovering the highlights by jeeps; Paşabağ where you will find the most interesting fairy chimneys and possible to see the first example of monk’s chapel Göreme Open Air Museum, Göreme Open Air Museum, awe-inspiring painted churches built by exiled Christians during the Roman era. Also it is the place where the first religious education was started. Back to hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, take a start for the safari; pass through the Kılıçlar valley to go to Kızılçukur and Güllüdere for visit the Harçlı Church and Ayvalı Church. Keep on driving to Çavuşin to see the old Çavuşin houses and to Zelve and Devrent valley to see the amazing rock formations and closed witness to fairy chimneys. Then, drive through the mountain ( Mt.Hodul) road to Karain village and down to Taşkınpaşa , Cemil village and Mustafapaşa. Have a lunch in an old Greek house to taste the local foods. Then, drive to Pancarlık Valley and Ortahisar. Sun-set with wine offer. ( depending on the weather condition )Back to hotel.
Depart for the safari again after breakfast. Drive to Soğanlı Valley through the Damsa dam and Şahinefendi, a very different country side villages where you will find an opportunity to visit of SOBESOS, a very recent discovered ancient Roman city. At Soğanlı Vallay, leave the jeeps and have a little trekking for the churches and enjoy the lunch at the village.
After breakfast, drive to Derinkuyu Underground City which is the deepest and most detailed in the region. The first carving of underground cities can be dated to Hittites ( 2000 BC ) and were used for various purposes by different civilizations. During Early Christian period, it was enlarged depending on their necessity having used as refuge places for short terms. Stop at Nar Göl (Crater Lake is the firmly proof of the region was the volcanic area. There is hot spring water by the lake. The magnificent scenery attracts photographers). After lunch in a small village, mid of canyon visit Ihlara gorge, formed by the volcanic eruptions where you will have fascinating scenery and rock cut churches with frescoes again. Back to Hotel.
After breakfast & Drive to by VITO/SPRINTER Uçhisar ; climbing up the castle. Stop at Pigeon Valley to see pigeon houses on slopes of valleys. On the way stop for photo at panoramic points ( Esentepe and Cevizlibağ )Visit the wine factory and taste of delicious Cappadocian wines Visit Avanos for for traditional handicraft as pottery manufacturing by Hittite technique and Tiles & Plates. Visit for a kilim weaving demonstration and carpet education program. Drive to Horse Ranch for lunch or after lunch. Transfer to the Airport for the evening flight to back to home with full of energy and dozens of good memories, may be the plans for the next holiday…
Traditional Turkish Nights