Cappadocia Red Day Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Ürgüp

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Cappadocia red tour visits; Göreme, Göreme Open Air Museum, Fairy Chimneys, Open Air Museum. Small group tour includes lunch, visit to the Carpet Factory, Churches, Caved Churches, Pottery, Ceramic.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Uchisar Castle, Uchisar, CappadociaIt 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.Pass By: Goreme Open Air Museum, Goreme, CappadociaOpen 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.Pass By: Avanos Oren Yeri, Goreme, CappadociaÇAVUSIN OLD VILLAGEAn 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.Stop At: Sultans Ceramic, Avanos, CappadociaPOTTERY ART GALLERYSince 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.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Pasabag, Urgup, CappadociaThe best place to see three-headed fairy chimneys. Pasabag, the Pasha's Vineyard, is surrounded by incredible natural rock formations; a spectacular scene.Pass By: Devrent Valley, CappadociaThe ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems.Pass By: Fairy Chimneys, Goreme, CappadociaThe "fairy chimneys" with caps, mainly found in the vicinity of Ürgüp, 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 Ürgüp are called holly spirit chimneys. There is mother, father and son fairy chimneys stay together.Stop At: Sentez Avanos Hali - Rug Workshop & Store, Avanos, CappadociaEvery 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 lineDuration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local taxes
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
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