Walking a week in Cappadocia

Tour Information

Package Tour

  • Day 1

    Day 1

    Meet your guide and start a whirlwind Cappadocia tour before your days on food commence...

  • Day 2

    Day 2

    Start walking directly from your hotel's doorstep. Walk the unbeaten valleys in between Mustafapasa and Urgup...

  • Day 3

    Day 3

    Start the day with a sunrise hot air balloon flight. Walk from Urgup to Ortahisar after lunch in a local restaurant...

  • Day 4

    Day 4

    After a loop in the Red Valley, enjoy a whirling dervishes ceremony before returning to your hotel...

  • Day 5

    Day 5

    Leave your hotel in the morning to reach Uchisar town to enjoy a show of Turkish Folk Dances in an underground restaurant...

  • Day 6

    Day 6

    Walkthrough the Pigeon Valley before the finale of your trip in a traditional Turkish Bath...

  • Day 7

    Day 7

    Private transfer to one of the airports of Cappadocia for a flight back home with unforgettable memories from Turkey...

Walking a week in Cappadocia
  • Poetic Landscape of Cappadocia
  • Full day walks in remote valleys
  • Hot air ballooning experience
  • Turkish folk dance and belly dance show
  • Whirling dervishes
  • Picnics in the valleys

Explore the remote valleys of Cappadocia with your private guide. Walk from one hotel to the other, use vehicles for airport transportations only, and save the planet by walking rather than driving in Cappadocia…

Day 1 - Arrival and Orientation

Meet your guide and driver at the airport. A short drive to Cappadocia will follow a half-day orientation tour. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Urgup town. We will check in to your hotel in Mustafapasa town which is located at the touristic edge of Cappadocia. Free afternoon and Overnight in Mustafapasa.

Day 2 - Mustafapasa to Urgup Town

After breakfast at our hotel, we will walk through the village to Gomeda valley. A small cave complex will greet us before our entrance to Gomeda. 2-hour walk will take us to the end of the valley to see the best examples of Cappadocia's pigeon houses. A light picnic lunch will be served before we continue to Pancarlik valley to visit a small and less visited monastic settlement. Cappadocia's poetic landscape lies in front of us as we sip our teas overlooking the Erciyes Volcanic mountain of Cappadocia. After a visit to Pancarlik Church and Monastic complex, we will walk to Urgup town for overnight.

Day 3 - Urgup to Ortahisar

Start the day with a Hot Air Balloon Flight over the poetic Cappadocian Land…

After breakfast at our hotel, we will walk in Urgup town today to explore the medieval narrow streets of Urgup. From Seljuks to the Ottomans and Romans to Byzantiums, Urgup town references all civilizations that ruled the area. Lunch will be in a local restaurant. Our journey will continue after lunch to Ortahisar town with beautiful views of the volcanic landscape of Cappadocia. Overnight in Ortahisar.

Day 4 - Circle Red Valley

After breakfast, we will leave our hotel to explore the Meskendir and the Red Valleys of Cappadocia. An hour's walk will take us to Meskendir Valley to see small vineyards of Cappadocians still traditionally cultivated like the ancient ages. After a break in the valley, we will walk up through the narrow tunnels of the Meskendir valley up to the Red Valley for our lunch. After a visit to the Grape Church, we will walk to the Ortahisar town and watch a whirling dervishes show before returning to our hotel. Overnight in Ortahisar.

Day 5 - Ortahisar to Uchisar

After breakfast, we will walk a scenic path to Ibrahimpasa village. Villagers will welcome us to show their hospitality which is a nice experience to meet with Cappadocia's local farmers. After a break in the village square, we will go to a small restaurant in the village for our lunch. Another walk will follow lunch through Cappadocia's ancient paths to the Zemi valley's edge, which offers great views. We will touch the valley while walking to our hotel in Uchisar town. After refreshing up in our hotel, we will take a little walk through the Uchisar town for a cave venue to watch a Turkish Folk and Belly Dance Show. Overnight in Uchisar.

Day 6 - Uchisar to Goreme

We will have our breakfast with phenomenal Cappadocia Views from our hotel. our journey will start with the castle of Uchisar. We will walk around the castle and the old town of Uchisar to see old stone mansions, cave dwellings and pigeon houses carved into the fairy chimneys. After a light picnic in the entrance of the Pigeon Valley, we will arrive to Goreme Village and enjoy a session in a Turkish bath to rejuvenate after 5 days of walking in Cappadocia. Overnight in Goreme.

Day 7 - Departure

Private transfer from your hotel to one of the airports of Cappadocia


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