• SELF-GUIDED
  • 7 DAYS
  • Easyto Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 1,095 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 270 per person

OVERVIEW

Cappadocia is undeniably epic, and its allure stems from a captivating blend of natural wonders and rich history. This unique region in central Turkey is a geological masterpiece, characterized by its surreal landscapes of fairy chimneys, whimsical rock formations, and underground cities. The epic scenery creates an otherworldly backdrop that feels straight out of a fantasy novel.

It's a land with a history as deep as the underground cities it shelters. Carved into the soft volcanic rock, ancient civilizations created hidden refuges and cave dwellings, preserving their stories and secrets for millennia. The Göreme Open-Air Museum boasts a treasure trove of Byzantine frescoes, depicting a rich tapestry of history and faith.?

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk the best of the walks in the Cappadocia region
  • Enjoy the spectacular views as you walk and immerse yourself in this unique part of Turkish history and culture
  • Stay in cave hotels carved into the rock
  • Enjoy the region's warm hospitality and mouthwatering cuisine
  • The option (at your own cost) to silently float above its stunning landscapes in a hot air balloon at sunrise (weather dependent)
  • Immerse yourself in the Turkish culture and stay in small family-run accommodations in Turkish Villages well away from the crowds

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
7 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easyto Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 1095 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 270 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

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    WALK WITH A LIGHT PACK

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    ECO TRAVEL

  • Private vehicle transfers to all destinations specified in the itinerary.
  • On Days 1 and 7, one-way arrival and departure transfers between Kayseri Airport and the hotel in Cappadocia.
  • Private vehicle transfers for luggage between overnight accommodations.
  • Accommodations in hotels and pensions, with standard double/twin rooms.
  • 6 breakfasts and 3 dinners are provided at overnight accommodations as a fixed menu – note dinner service is available until 20:30/21:00.
  • Comprehensive notes and GPS track coordinates.

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

All the accommodations on this walk are good quality small family-run cave hotels, guesthouses or hotels. They are typical of the region and well off the tourist routes.

Some of the lodgings have in-house dining/restaurants. What’s most important is that you will receive a warm welcome and get to enjoy the Turkish hospitality that out-of-the-city regions are famous for.  The accommodation locations are beautiful and are also in more remote parts of Cappadocia and less frequented.

A set menu is provided when dinner is offered in-house at your accommodation.

GENERAL INFO

Availability

This trip is available April to November. However generally, it can get hot in  Cappadocia in summer ( starting early will avoid the heat) and very cold in winter. Autumn and spring remain the best times to walk.

Weather Cappadocia

Weather Cappadocia

HOW TO GET THERE

You need to fly to Kayseri Airport in Turkey, where you will picked up and taken to your first accommodation. You can fly to Kayseri Airport from popular cities such as Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hanover, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna!  Flightscanner is a useful resource. It is easier to fly from Istanbul to Kayseri than other forms of travel.

The Walking

This walk is not challenging and leaves you ample time to explore the gorgeous small villages, ancient ruins and cave dwellings. It also leaves time to relax and enjoy the region away from the crowds.

The tracks and trails on this tour are reasonably flat. The average length of the walks is around 14km. We have given elevations on the itinerary days.

Being reasonably active and preparing a little will make the journey enjoyable. We would suggest an exercise regime that incorporates walking 10km would be useful.

We will provide you with comprehensive walk notes, a summary of daily walks, maps (and GPX tracks if you require to use them for your own device).

The maps on the website are provided to give you a brief idea of the walking but are not an exact depiction of the walks.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS

Each morning it will be up to you to place your luggage at the designated luggage pick-up point when necessary within the accommodation by 8.00 a.m. This generally will be at reception or where you pick up your luggage the night before. Please consult your hosts if any details.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred by our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Apr 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1095

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 270
  • 1 Apr 2025 - 30 Nov 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1150

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 290

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Overview

Cappadocia is undeniably epic, and its allure stems from a captivating blend of natural wonders and rich history. This unique region in central Turkey is a geological masterpiece, characterized by its surreal landscapes of fairy chimneys, whimsical rock formations, and underground cities. The epic scenery creates an otherworldly backdrop that feels straight out of a fantasy novel.

It's a land with a history as deep as the underground cities it shelters. Carved into the soft volcanic rock, ancient civilizations created hidden refuges and cave dwellings, preserving their stories and secrets for millennia. The Göreme Open-Air Museum boasts a treasure trove of Byzantine frescoes, depicting a rich tapestry of history and faith.?

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk the best of the walks in the Cappadocia region
  • Enjoy the spectacular views as you walk and immerse yourself in this unique part of Turkish history and culture
  • Stay in cave hotels carved into the rock
  • Enjoy the region's warm hospitality and mouthwatering cuisine
  • The option (at your own cost) to silently float above its stunning landscapes in a hot air balloon at sunrise (weather dependent)
  • Immerse yourself in the Turkish culture and stay in small family-run accommodations in Turkish Villages well away from the crowds
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • img

    WALK WITH A LIGHT PACK

  • img

    ECO TRAVEL

  • Private vehicle transfers to all destinations specified in the itinerary.
  • On Days 1 and 7, one-way arrival and departure transfers between Kayseri Airport and the hotel in Cappadocia.
  • Private vehicle transfers for luggage between overnight accommodations.
  • Accommodations in hotels and pensions, with standard double/twin rooms.
  • 6 breakfasts and 3 dinners are provided at overnight accommodations as a fixed menu – note dinner service is available until 20:30/21:00.
  • Comprehensive notes and GPS track coordinates.
Accommodation & Dining

All the accommodations on this walk are good quality small family-run cave hotels, guesthouses or hotels. They are typical of the region and well off the tourist routes.

Some of the lodgings have in-house dining/restaurants. What’s most important is that you will receive a warm welcome and get to enjoy the Turkish hospitality that out-of-the-city regions are famous for.  The accommodation locations are beautiful and are also in more remote parts of Cappadocia and less frequented.

A set menu is provided when dinner is offered in-house at your accommodation.

General Info

Availability

This trip is available April to November. However generally, it can get hot in  Cappadocia in summer ( starting early will avoid the heat) and very cold in winter. Autumn and spring remain the best times to walk.

Weather Cappadocia

Weather Cappadocia

HOW TO GET THERE

You need to fly to Kayseri Airport in Turkey, where you will picked up and taken to your first accommodation. You can fly to Kayseri Airport from popular cities such as Amsterdam, Basel, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hanover, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna!  Flightscanner is a useful resource. It is easier to fly from Istanbul to Kayseri than other forms of travel.

The Walking

This walk is not challenging and leaves you ample time to explore the gorgeous small villages, ancient ruins and cave dwellings. It also leaves time to relax and enjoy the region away from the crowds.

The tracks and trails on this tour are reasonably flat. The average length of the walks is around 14km. We have given elevations on the itinerary days.

Being reasonably active and preparing a little will make the journey enjoyable. We would suggest an exercise regime that incorporates walking 10km would be useful.

We will provide you with comprehensive walk notes, a summary of daily walks, maps (and GPX tracks if you require to use them for your own device).

The maps on the website are provided to give you a brief idea of the walking but are not an exact depiction of the walks.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS

Each morning it will be up to you to place your luggage at the designated luggage pick-up point when necessary within the accommodation by 8.00 a.m. This generally will be at reception or where you pick up your luggage the night before. Please consult your hosts if any details.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred by our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

Map
Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Apr 2024 - 30 Nov 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1095
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 270
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Apr 2025 - 30 Nov 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1150
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 290
    DETAILS
REVIEWS

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