At around 09:15 you will be picked up from your hotel for the tour. At 9:30 the tour will start out.
Head out to the Uchisar castle. It is constructed on the highest point of the region. It has a totally dictinct castle form, including graves, tunnels and churches, that you cannot come across at any other place in the world.
Next, visit the Goreme Open Air Museum especially important to understand the influence of the religion, especially of Christianity, on the region. For good reasons it is the most famous attraction, a complex of several painted cave-churches carved out by Orthodox monks between 900 and 1200 AD.
Then, visit the Cavusin old village. An old Greek village will be next place in the tour. Çavusin is a village about 4 kilometers from Göreme .The old village is largely deserted because the area has been plagued by rock falls. At Çavusin you can visit the Church of John the Baptist which probably dates from the 5th century with paintings from the 6th, 7th and 8th centuries. The view of Rose Valley is excellent from this village.
Follow to the the best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.
There will be a 1 hour for the lunch in Han Restaurant which is very cool and popular in the region. You will start with the soup. Than you will have self-service.
After, visit a pottery art gallery. Since Hittites 2000 BC people could get the red clays (terra rosa) around Kızılırmak river which is the longest river of Turkey, and white clays ( caulin) from volcanic hills. They could use the clays for their daily lifes by shaping the clay by their hand on the spinning wheels.
Then, follow to the Devrent valley. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.
Next, visit the Urgup Fairy Chimneys. The “fairy chimneys” with caps, mainly found in the vicinity of Urgup, have a conical-shaped body and a boulder on top of it. The cone is constructed from tufa and volcanic ash, while the cap is of a harder, more resistant rock such as lahar or ignimbrite. The fairy chimneys which are symbols of Urgup are called holly spirit chimneys. There is mother, father and son fairy chimneys stay together.
The last stop is a visit to the carpet factory. Every carpet, with its patterns, resembles a collection of messages, beliefs and symbols. Every pattern that is woven into a carpet is a picture of a feeling, a desire or a wish. So far as that every carpet represents a living history from the early ages to the present in which women have patiently and untiringly written their joys and sorrows in amazing codes and magic letters which are to be read line by line.
At 17:30 your tour will finish and you will be dropped to your hotel.
- What To Expect- English-speaking professional guide
- Avanos pottery and ceramic demonstration
- What Is Included- Professional English Guide
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Lunch in Tour
- Museum Tickets
- What Is Not Included- Drinks
- Gratuities to the guide and driver
- International flights
- Know Before You Go- This is a regular tour.
- If you want to private tour contact with us
- Maximum 20 person in tour
- Bring your ID with you