Cappadocia, Turkey

September 2019 – 7 Days
Unveiling the Magic of Cappadocia – A Week of Cultural Exploration and Natural Wonders
Hosted by : Emel

Together, we will explore the extraordinary world of Cappadocia, where time seems to stand still and nature’s masterpieces harmonize with human creativity. This meticulously designed itinerary aims to provide you with a holistic experience, immersing you in the rich cultural heritage and breathtaking natural wonders that make Cappadocia an unforgettable destination.

Highlights of this Extraordinary Cultural Journey:
  • Fairy Chimneys and Otherworldly Landscapes: Marvel at the captivating rock formations, known as fairy chimneys, that dot the Cappadocian landscape. Explore the unique valleys and caves that have been sculpted by nature over thousands of years, creating a surreal environment that feels like stepping into a different world. Witness the magical hues of sunrise or sunset as they illuminate the landscape, painting it in vivid colors that will leave you in awe.
  • Ancient Cave Dwellings and Rock-Cut Churches: Discover the remarkable troglodyte architecture of Cappadocia, where ancient civilizations carved homes, churches, and monasteries into the soft volcanic rock. Step into the depths of the underground cities, experiencing the intricate tunnel systems and hidden chambers that once served as sanctuaries and places of refuge. Explore the rock-cut churches adorned with exquisite frescoes, which tell stories of faith and artistic brilliance.
  • Traditional Arts and Crafts: Engage with local artisans and craftsmen who carry on the traditions of Cappadocia’s rich artistic heritage. Learn about the intricate art of pottery-making, witness the delicate weaving techniques of traditional carpets, and marvel at the craftsmanship involved in creating unique pieces of handmade jewelry. Immerse yourself in the creative processes, gain insights into the symbolism behind the designs, and perhaps even try your hand at these ancient art forms.
  • Hot Air Balloon Ride: Soar above the ethereal landscapes of Cappadocia in a hot air balloon, a truly magical experience that allows you to witness the region’s breathtaking beauty from a unique vantage point. Drift above the fairy chimneys, valleys, and vineyards as the first rays of sunlight dance upon the landscape, creating a mesmerizing display that will remain etched in your memory forever.
  • Culinary Delights and Traditional Flavors: Indulge in the flavors of Cappadocian cuisine, which combines the richness of Turkish culinary traditions with regional specialties. Sample mouthwatering dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients, experience traditional cooking techniques, and savor the delights of Turkish hospitality. From aromatic kebabs to delicate pastries, each bite will transport you on a gastronomic journey through the diverse flavors of Cappadocia.