Red Tour Cappadocia

Everyday in the morning from 09.30 we start picking you from your accomodation in Cappadocia and by 09.50 tour begins.We start the day with teh beautiful panorama of Cappadocia from the view point of Goreme Valley and you are going to listen from your licensed english speaking guide the short history of Cappadocia.Another panoramic photo break near the Uchisar Castle.

Overview

Then we visit the Goreme Open Air Museum which is known as the heart of Cappadocia and you are going to see the oldest rock churches with 1000 years old frescoes from Byzantine age. After visiting the Chrisitan religious center of Goreme we further go to Love Valley and see the highest fairy chimneys of Cappadocia with interesting mushroom like shapes of them.

Next place is Avanos city which is one of the local living areas af Cappadocians and it is an old handycraft center for 4000 years.

There we take a walk along the Red River and also visit handycraft centers (pottery workshop or carpet veawing house).Lunch we have in a cave restaurant and the menu is pottery kebap. In the afternoon we are visiting Pashabag Valley (Monks’ Valley) and Devrent (Imagination ) Valleys.At the end of the day we are bringing you back to your hotels by 16.30.
Total cover by vehicle 80km
Total walk 1,5-2 km

UÇHİSAR PIGEON VALLEY
You will be given information about the formation of Cappadocia and its history in a beautiful valley: pigeon valley. Photo opportunity of the pigeon houses.
CASTLE In the ancient times people were choosing very high and safe places to live in Uçhisar castle is one of those castles which has got more then 250 cave rooms. We will climb to the highest rock castle for a birds-eye viewing of Cappadocia valleys.
CEVİZLİ PANOROMA Free time to take pictures of caves around and you will be given some information about different stones like onyx.
GÖREME ESENTEPE PANOROMA You will be given free time at a beautiful panorama for GOREME village and the crossroads of two different valleys.
OPEN AIR MUSEUM Göreme was one of the biggest monasteries in Anatolia there are several the cave churches from Byzantine period with their beautiful frescos on the walls you will be given a detailed info about the background of Christianity and the stories of the frescos
ZELVE PAŞABAĞI Walking into the valley which has got the most interesting landscapes of Cappadocia: the biggest fairy-chimneys which has got a few chapels in.
OPEN AIR MUSEUM An open air museum which has got three valleys with several caves which in Turkish people, migrated from Greece, lived till 1952.
AVANOS VENESSA Here is a village which in people have been producing pottery for about 4.000 years and you will visit one of the workshops to get some information and free time for shopping.
DERVENT VALLEY it is a valley to see new rock formations which in there are several interesting shapes like a camel, seals… etc. if you can use your imagination.
ÜRGÜP WINERY UÇ GÜZELLER A panorama to take the pictures of the symbols of Cappadocia: mushroom shape rocks.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Trip Facts

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  • Luncheon
  • Turkish, English, Russian