Hiking in Turkey

Explore Cappadocia

A 4 day tour packed with memorable hikes and sightseeing around the magical and historical landscape of Cappadocia.

SEASON

April through mid November

Duration

4 Days, 3 Nights

MEALS

3 Breakfasts

Distance

36 km total hiking

AIRPORT

Kayseri or Nevsehir Airport

1 Person

505

Per Person

2 Person

345

Per Person

4 Person

295

Per Person

Happy Hiking
Itinerary

What to expect

DAY 1

HIKE Love Valley & Pidgeon Valley 10 km

A 1 hr 10 min shuttle transfer will take you from Kayseri Airport to Göreme. After making it to your hotel, take a rest and get ready for a great day of hiking. Today’s route will take you to Uçhisar via Pigeon Valley and back to Göreme via Love Valley. In the evening you may have the option (extra cost for show and transfer) to see the whirling dervishes in a 14th Century Caravansarai.

Overnight in Karadut Cave Hotel

 

DAY 2

Underground City of Kaymaklı, HIKE Ihlara Valley 12 km

OPTIONAL hot air balloon ride in the morning. The transfer takes you to Kaymaklı to explore the underground city. Be prepared to be amazed with what people have done to protect themselves. The transfer will take you to the beginning of the Ihlara Valley. The valley is like an oasis in the middle of nowhere. Following the stream, walk down to Belisırma village for a lunch by the riverside. The hike continues by the stream and reaches Selime village with its amazing rock formations. Transfer back to Göreme. 

Overnight in Karadut Cave Hotel

DAY 3

HIKE Göreme – Rose Valley – Çavuşin 8.5 km

The day starts as you are transferred to Göreme  Open Air Museum, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Seeing the churches and amazing frescoes from 9-11th centuries, start on the path that will take you through hidden valleys. After a nice lunch in Red Valley, the hike gets even more scenic. The day ends as you walk down to Çavuşin, taking some time to see the town. Transfer back to Göreme. 

Overnight in Karadut Cave Hotel

DAY 4

HIKE Ibrahimpasa – Ortahisar 4.5 km. TRANSFER to Kayseri Airport

In the morning, a 10 min transfer will take you to Ibrahimpasa. This easy walk takes you through the towns of Ibrahimpasa and Ortahisar, offering hikers the opportunity to experience local life away from touristic crowds. After this 2 hour walk, the transfer will take you either back to Göreme (if using shuttle transfer) or directly to Kayseri Airport (1hr).

Booking Details

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Includes

  • All Transport

    All transport during the walking program including transfers to and from Nevşehir or Kayseri Airport.

  • Meals

    3 breakfasts

  • Accommodation

    3 nights accommodation in Karadut Cave or similar standard hotels. 
    Upgrade (Kalekonak Cave Hotel, Uçhisar) available for extra 250 EUR for two in total. 

  • Equipment

    We provide a GPS (handheld for hikers and a car GPS for self-drive tours), a prepaid Turkish phone, and a detailed trip-book outlining your tour program with lots of pictures and relevant information.

Excludes

  • Lunches and Dinners

  • Drinks at hotels or restaurants

  • Personal expenses

  • Flight tickets

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tips

Per Person Prices

  • 1 Person

    505
  • 2 person

    345
  • 4 person

    295
  • 1 person – Upgrade

    750
  • 2 person – Upgrade

    470
  • 4 person – Upgrade

    420

For different group sizes and prices, please contact us. 


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Photographs © Altay Özcan

Our tours are run by ASLAR Travel
a member of TURSAB (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies)
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