Fairy Chimneys Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Turkey

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General Small Group TourDeparture EverydayFairy Chimneys Tour at 09:30amIn this day you will be able to see:DEVRENT VALLEY: Devrent is situated on the northern slopes of Aktepe, 1km from Pasabaglari (Monks’ Valley) and 5 km from Avanos. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.LOVE VALLEY: The best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha’s Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.AVANOS: A center of terra cotta work of art since 3000 BC, it is a town where you will be invited to visit a traditional pottery workshop, which is possibly set deep into the hillsides. The clay, which comes from the Red River passing through the town, gives life both to the land and to the local economy.UCHISAR: Uchisar is a troglodyte town situated right in the middle of Cappadocia. It is named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest peak of the area with the view of whole Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain.After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.What is included • All transfers as specified • Professional English-speaking guide & vehicle • Admittance fees per the itinerary •  Lunch Not included :Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional toursHighly Recommended in Cappadocia : • Hot-Air Balloon Ride: 200 Euros per person (no child reduction) • Whirling Dervishes Show: 40 Euros per person • Turkish Night (traditional folk dances, belly dancers, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, 3-course meal, transfer to and from your hotel): 60 Euros per person • Turkish Baths (Hamam): 40 Euros per person • Horseriding: 30 Euros per person (1 hour) • ATV / Quad: 30 Euros (1 hour) Traditional Arts and Crafts in Turkey - Gifts and Souvenirs from Turkey:Turkey has a rich history of authentic traditional handicrafts. Most famous Turkish items come from Cappadocia and goods were handmade here and transported along the Silk Road to Istanbul and the coastal areas.Carpets and kilims: Carpets and kilims from Central Anatolia are world-famous. In Cappadocia, carpets are still handmade on authentic looms using natural dyes for the wool. You can see a free demonstration to see these age-old techniques still in use today.Ceramic and pottery: Cappadocia has been famous since Hittite times for the beautiful and unique pottery and ceramics. Today, the best of the traditional ceramics and tiles on sale in Istanbul and other major cities are made in Avanos, Cappadocia.

What’s included

  • All transfers as specified
  • Professional English-speaking guide & vehicle
  • Admittance fees per the itinerary
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Personal expenses and optional tours