Welcome To Cappadocia Turkey | Cappadocia Travel Guide

Cappadocia, Turkey’s most visually outstanding location can be easily set as a backdrop of any whimsical fairytale. This region in Turkey features amazing natural wonders along with moonscape beauty that gives you a feel of alien world. Ancient volcanoes in Cappadocia gradually transformed into hundreds of spectacular fairy chimneys over millions of years– some of which are more than 130 feet higher.

The history of Cappadocia dates back to the Bronze age when it was the main residential zone of Assyrian civilization. During the later years, it was inhabited by other empires including Byzantine, Pers, and other civilizations. In this region you will see underground cities that used to have hundreds of rooms, chimneys for proper aeration, as well as water wells, toilets, even churches, wine producing rooms, abbeys and meeting rooms. There are several underground cities in and around the area, but among them the biggest one is Derinkuyu. This city was so vast in size that it could accommodate nearly 20,000 people at that time. This underground city is now a famous archaeological tourist attraction that no one should miss.

*Hittite Empire: Flourished during the Bronze Age in Anatolia, including parts of modern-day Turkey, from around 1600 BCE to 1180 BCE.


*Phrygians: An ancient Indo-European people who settled in western Anatolia around the 12th century BCE.


*Greek and Roman Periods: Following Alexander the Great’s conquests, the region became part of the Hellenistic Greek Empire and later the Roman Empire.


*Byzantine Period: After the Roman Empire, Cappadocia was part of the Byzantine Empire until the Seljuk Turks conquered the region in the 11th century.

The most important places and destinations in Travel Cappadocia Turkey are Goreme, Ürgüp, Ihlara Valley, Guzelyurt, Selime, Goreme National Park, Cappadocia Cave Dwellings, Zemi Valley, Selime Monastery and so on. Apart from Derinkuyu Underground City the other underground cities worth seeing are Kaymakli, Gaziemir and Ozkanak. The most noteworthy historic mansions and cave houses for tourist accommodation are located in Urgup, Goreme, Guzelyurt and Uchisar.

Cappadocia Turkey has every type of hotels, from low budget simple pensions to luxurious five-stars, but the true essence of the region is reflected in its authentic cave hotels, where you will be actually sleeping in a cave room offered in our Cappadocia tours. If you really want to make your Cappadocia trip remarkable one, then you must choose to stay in the Cave Suites in this region. Some of the best Cappadocia cave suites offer super luxury cave rooms with all necessary amenities and nice complimentary breakfast. Every suite comes with a warm and cosy interior. You can relish the wondrous and romantic landscape along with finest quality food and world famous Turkish hospitality.

If you are visiting to Cappadocia Turkey , make sure to consult with some tour operators who can help you to organise your trip without any trouble. It is recommended to hire a tour guide who will help you to discover the ancient marvels fully. An experienced guide will not only help you to explore every important tourist spots but also tell you the myths and real stories of the places you see.

Travel Cappadocia Turkey – Nature’s wonderland

Enjoy the spectacular landscape with hot air balloon rides in Cappadocia. You will be amazed viewing the breathtaking surrealistic view together with outstanding flying expedition when the giant balloons gently drift over the fairy chimneys, pigeon valleys hewn out the unique rock formations, vineyards and orchards through picturesque valleys, each with strange rock formations and then flying high over rippled ravines for remarkable panorama over the region. You can enjoy different types of Hot air balloon flights in Cappadocia each depending on flight duration and services.

  • Exploring ancient ruins, historical landmarks
  • Immersive cultural experiences
  • Hiking, trekking, extreme sports, and outdoors
  • A romantic destination for couples and honeymooners
  • Premium accommodations, regional gourmet options
Recommended Duration
2 Days
Must See
Goreme Open Air Museum
Must Do
Hot Air Balloon Ride,
Language
English, Spanish
Currency Accepted
TL, USD and Euros

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