Welcome to Cappadocia

Cappadocia Private Tours

Goreme Open Air Museum Dark Church

Private Cappadocia Tours are by far the best way to see the region and can easily be tailor-made to your interests. Must sees are Goreme Open Air Museum (an early and one of the biggest Christian monastic centers of the world all in rock cut caves), Kaymakli or Derinkuyu Underground City carved out thousands of years ago, and special rock formations called Fairy Chimneys.    Read More


Cappadocia on a Budget

Cappadocia Camel

Here are three great budget options. 1) The very budget Red/Blue/Green Tours. 2) Quality very small group tours 8 persons maximum. 3) Hire a chauffeur driven vehicle and get to all the places as on a private tour but no guiding – great for the independent traveler. While more limited in scope than private tours, group tours still have the benefit of a tour guide.    Read More


Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon Flights (early morning)

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon

Deluxe and Budget Flights over the valleys and rock formations of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon take place daily in the early morning. You are picked up from your hotel before dawn and return in time for breakfast. Flying among the lunar landscape rock formations of Cappadocia that are on UNESCO’s World Heritage List is precisely what makes ballooning in Cappadocia a must for every bucket list.    Read More


Cappadocia Evening Activities

Whirling Dervishes at Caravanserai

In Cappadocia there is a respectful Whirling Dervish performance in the historical setting of the 13th century Saruhan Seljuk Caravanserai (motel for camel trains); with its detailed stone carved door lit up at night, this setting is spectacular. There is also a Turkish Night Show with oriental (belly) dancing and traditional Turkish dancing performed with an enteratining sense of fun and free drinks.    Read More


Cappadocia Cave Hotel

Cappadocia Hotel

Cappadocia offers a amazing hotel experience with its unique cave rooms, traditional stone arched rooms and Ottoman style rooms with their wooden ceilings. One hotel even offers underground cave rooms – just like living in an underground city! Why not wake up and instantly realize that you are in Cappadocia? These hotels are newly restored with all modern facilities and wifi.     Read More


Shopping in Cappadocia: Local Arts and Crafts

Cappadocia Ceramic Tile

There are many traditional and local hand made items that you may be interested in. Avanos has been famous for millenia for its pottery and ceramics, and traditional hand made carpets are still made in Cappadocia today. Locally mined onyx is fashioned into chess sets and ornaments, and precious and semi–precious stones are set in modern and antique gold and silver designs.     Read More