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Cappadocia

Info

Logistics

  • Ideal Trip Timing: April - October
  • Trip Duration: 3-5 days
  • Expect to transfer flights in Istanbul

Tidbits

  • We recommend your trip being all about the sunrise - the hot air balloons, the views, definitely try to sleep early so you don't miss a sunrise.
  • Home to handmade jewelry, pottery and carpets - support the locals and bring these home as souvenirs.
  • Balloons may be grounded due to weather so always be in contact with your hot air balloon provider to receive updates and make changes.

Experience

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon

An experience unlike any other, you will definitely need to book this in advance as spaces are limited and high in demand. It does get chilly in the morning, no matter the season so bring a jacket and be ready to get up early.

Sunrise Balloon Chase

If heights aren't your thing, another option to see these magnificent balloons is from the ground with this experience. You'll need to wake up early so get some rest the night before. The opportunity to see the colorful balloons as the sun rises over the unique landscapes is a must-do.

Sunset ATV Tour

An adrenaline rush and otherworldly landscape all in one. We recommend trying to go with a smaller group so you have a bit more freedom on where you go and speed.

Sunset Horseback

Another option to explore the unique structures of Cappadocia is via horse. An experience unlike any other given the landscape that has been shaped over thousands of years of the elements.

Explore

Göreme

Located in the midst of fairy chimneys, Göreme seems like a fairytale town that is enchanting to walk around. Also be sure to check out one of the world's largest underground cities, Derinkuyu, about 30 minutes outside of the city.

Explore the valleys

Comfortable shoes and a free afternoon are all you need to explore Rose Valley and Love Valley. Keep your eyes peeled - history is all around. We recommend going around sunrise for the best light.

Pottery in Avanos

Opt to visit the family-owned potteries where the detail is insane, and you have a truly authentic product, rather than the mass-produced tourist shops. Even better, schedule an opportunity to learn from the experts and make your own pottery.

Ortahasir Castle

This castle is built into the mountain and requires a bit of climbing so you should wear athletic shoes. After exploring the castle, head down to the nearby town for local eats like pottery kebab and kofta.

Stay

Design Cappadocia

Karsibucak Cad, Masat
Sk. No 2, 50180
Nevsehir, Turkey

One of a kind cave suites in the heart of Goerme

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Henna Hotel

Orta Mahalle Konak
Sokak no:2A Merkez
50180 Nevsehir

The original rooftop hotel in Cappadocia

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Sultan Cave Suites

Aydinli Mah, Aydinli Sk.
No : 40, 50180 Goerme

A rooftop breakfast with a view you'll never forget

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Map

Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a captivating land with centuries of history, soaring hot air balloons, and mystical fairy chimneys.

Göreme

Cave homes dot the countryside between fairy chimneys with ruins of an underground city peeking out from underneath.

Explore the valleys

Run, bike or walk your way through landscapes that seem otherworldly with endless rock structures.

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon

Start your day above it all with a flight amongst 150+ balloons over the winding landscapes of Cappadocia.

Sunrise Hot Air Balloon

Soar over Cappadocia on a sunrise hot air balloon adventure - experience coming soon.

Pottery in Avanos

Witness the age-old tradition of red clay pottery making in the town of Avanos or give it a try yourself.

Ortahasir Castle

Climb your way through the rock-cut castle on metal ladders and stairways to the viewing terrace at the top.

Sunrise Balloon Chase

Start your day exploring the valleys of Cappadocia while a sea of balloons float overhead.

Sunrise Balloon Chase

Race to see hundreds of hot air balloon launch into the sky - experience coming soon.

Sunset ATV Tour

Race through the winding back roads of Goreme on an ATV while you take in the drastic landscapes as the sun sets upon them.

Sunset ATV Tour

Cruise around Goreme on an ATV - experience coming soon.

Design Cappadocia

Stay inside one of eighteen rooms at an old cave-house in the center of Goreme National Park.

Design Cappadocia

Step back in time and sleep in a hand carved cave.

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