Cappadocia, The Fairy Land
Cappadocia, the fairy land of hot balloons dotted with ‘fairy chimneys’ (rock formations), has a history of every bits as remarkable as its landscape. It lies in central Anatolia, in the heartland of what is now Turkey. Volcanic eruptions created this surreal moonscape: the lava flows formed tuff rock,which wind and rain sculpted into sinuous valleys with curvy cliff faces and pointy fairy chimneys. Probably there might be a special reason to choose Cappadocia among the many other places in Turkey, worth to see. Our tours to this magical city will make an incredible adventerous trip in an unique contest. Our two days-tour provides you a visit to some of the most beautiful valleys and sites of the area, concentrated the first day in the Northern part and the second in the Southern part.
Places to visit
Goreme Open Air Museum; this is an amazing and miraculous small city cave located in Goreme Valley. This city was built by the christians in 11th century to protect their faith. The special museum looks like a huge monastic complex consisted of numerous monasteries situated side by side, each with its own fantastic church. It contains churches, chapels, refectories, kitchens and living places.
Pasabaglar; also known as Monks Valley in Cappadocia is located on the road to Zelve, coming from Goreme or Avanos. You can see the earth pillars in the middle of a vineyard, hence the name of the place which means: the Pasha’s vineyard. Pasha means “General”, the military rank, in Turkish. Pasabag valley contains some of the most striking fairy chimneys in Cappadocia with twin and even triple rock caps. This style is unique even for Cappadocia and these fairy chimneys are named mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys.
Devrent Valley; it is famous for its lunar landscape also known as pink valley and Imaginary Valley does not have cave churches like the other valleys of Cappadocia. The small fairy chimneys in the valley form a moonscape, by their strange look. The valley also has many animal shaped rocks.
Uchisar Castle; it is located on the highest point of Cappadocia on the Nevsehir-Goreme road. You can enjoy the panoramic view from the site.
Avanos; it is situated on the banks of the Kizilirmak, the Red River. The town is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Goreme. It is famous for pottery since the Hittites. Pottery has been produced in the Avanos area for centuries and some of the techniques still used date back to Hittite times to 2000 BC. The Hittites named the town “Zu Wanes” and it became “Venessa” during the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire.
Soganli Valley; is located in Yeşilhisar district, Kayseri Province, Turkey, in the southeastern part of the region of Cappadocia. You can enjoy the beautiful view of rock cut churches and rock cut buildings carved from the soft tuff stone of the Cappadocian landscape.
Taskinpasa Madrasah; is a underground city of cuppadocia. The Madrasah building, the nearby mosque and Toshun Pasha’s tomb were built in the 14th century by the Karamanids using classical Seljuk style stone decoration. You will be amazed by the details of the stonework on the Medrese doorway.
Mustafapasa – Sinasos; it remained the christianian town through out the Seljuks and Ottoman period Mustafapasa in the central Cappadocia region of Turkey is steeped in Greek Orthodox history, specifically the Ottoman years before the Turkish War of Independence in the early 20th century, when Turks and Greeks lived side by side in harmony.
Kaymakli Sobesos Roman Bath; is located in quite remote area of shahınefendi in Cappadocia. You can experience the famous Roman bath. The Roman Bath section has a proper hypocaust (in-floor heating system) central heating system, which still can be seen. The Agora is located right next to the bath and is a basic shopping mall of ancient times.
Are you ready to explore the magical city Cappadocia?
Cappadocia is beautiful in all season and suitable to travel anytime through out the year. This is the land of blending of nature and history. While the geological process created fairy chimneys – the people carved houses and churches inside these chimneys. The art work of nature made it one of the most popular destination in Turkey.
The Hot Air Balloon flight is the main destinaton and centre of attraction of cuppadocia. You can enjoy the ride or enjoy watching them from the land. Give yourself a chance once in a lifetime adventure. Cappadocia is the top spot for ballooning in the world and the hot air balloons have become one of the its icons. Comfort Cappadocia Balloon Tour offers minimum 1 Hour flight time in the air and uses 12-16 Person capacity baskets. This is a great option for those travelling on a budget.
The flight lasts approximately 60 minutes with smaller capacity than Standard Flight.
How to tour in Cappadocia ?
Since Cappadocia is one of the famous and polpıular destination in turkey, you can travel anytime all over the year as it is differently beautiful in all the season. Our company is specilized in cuppadocia tour as we have the most professional tour guide available in different languages. You will have an amazing experience ,exploring this beautiful city with us. You will explore the beauty of South cappadocia and North cappadocia , however it not the place to explore in two days you would want to explore more and more as it has interesting history back ground .you will fall in love with every bit of it’s mesmerising scene. The main worthseeing places are Ürgüp, Avanos, Göreme, Akvadi, Uçhisar and Ortahisar Castles, El Nazar Church, Aynalı Church (The Church with Mirrors) Güvercinlik Valley, Derinkuyu, Kaymaklı, Özkonak underground cities, Ihlara Valley, Selime Village, Çavuşin, Güllüdere Valley, Paşabağ and Zelve.
Cappadocia’s weather; you can visit cuppadocia for four seasons as there is no specific season for visiting Cappadocia. In every weather it is beautiful and have their own kind of colour as the weather changing all the time. In winter times it appears as the Winter Wonderland when it is covered with snow.
In the spring season it looks like the Fairy World as the trees are budding, life is stirring again, everything is available, and the temperatures are perfect for seeing all the sites both indoor and outdoor.
In summer time for a couple of weeks even the nights are hot and by mid to late August this heat wave has passed, and everyone starts thinking of fall. During these two months it will rain once or twice at most.
In fall autumn season the land seems to be like more than heaven ,you can feel the fresh air with a hint of cold will make your trip memorable.