Are you ready to see one of the most romantic and magical places Turkey can offer? Cappadocia tour from Alanya is one of those trips you will never forget. Starting from amazing nature wonders to one of the best sunset views of your life.
Cappadocia, formerly Kapadokya is an ancient, about 5,000 square kilometers large, district in east-central Anatolia. It creates the heart of nowadays Turkey. It is easy to get here by bus from every bigger city in Turkey, although - depending on where you are coming from–it can take many hours to get there. But once you arrive in Cappadocia, you know that all that time was worth it.
Why you need to visit Cappadocia
There are so many reasons to visit this beautiful, historical region. Let's find out, what are the TOP 5.
1. Hot-Air Balloons
When somebody says “I went to Cappadocia”, most of all imagine watching romantic hot air balloons with a stunning sunset or sunrise in the background. People from all around the world travel to Turkey just to see this enchanting beauty. If you want to get the most of your Cappadocia experience, be sure to book your hot-air balloon flight., although just watching it will make your heart melt.
2. Turkish Night Show
Professional dancers performing in a restaurant carved in a cave, authentic music, and its echo, culture, and tradition create a unique, fascinating atmosphere and memories you will remember for a lifetime. Traditional Turkish food and drinks will complete your unbelievable experience.
3. Volcanoes and other nature wonders
Mt. Hasan (3253 metres) and Mt.Erciyes (3917 m) and their volcanic activity formed the world-known fairy Chimney landscape. These majestic creatures fit perfectly into Cappadocia´s nature wonders. Do not forget to look at Cappadocia´s valleys, too!
4. Sultanhani Caravanserai
This huge, architectonic complex from the 13th Century is known as one of the largest caravanserais in the world and it is an entrance to the ancient world of Turkey. Sultan hani Kervansaray is looking like a castle and is divided into two major blocks - the first one is full of marble, rooms for passengers, and a symbolic mosque. In the second sector, you can find an amazing food storehouse, bakery, Turkish Baths, and more. The mystic atmosphere is what you get from visiting Sultan hani Caravanserai.
Last but not least. Our history is what we are made of. Learn something more about these spectacular surroundings and enjoy every moment.
Located in the Konya, is one of the most visited museums in Turkey. You may know it as a mausoleum of Jamal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet, and theologian from the 13th Century AD. You will also learn about The Sufi Whirling Dervishes , a ritual made for a Remembrance of God that is listed in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity since 2008.
Goreme Museum (UNESCO)
The Goreme Open-Air Museum is definitely one of the Cappadocia´s MUST SEEs. It is in the very center of the Cappadocia region and it is easy to get from many directions. These churches carved in the rocks are really a thing for history lovers. It represents the unique connection between old, rock architecture and artistic frescoes, all with their origin colors that is listed in UNESCO World Heritage List for almost 40 years now! We recommend you book a tour to learn as much as possible about a wonder named Churches of Göreme .
Cappadocia is a region of many wonders. Besides the splendid marvels that our beloved mother nature created, considerable recognition for local ancestors is also in place. Carved houses, churches, and entire cities into the rocks are something we all should really take a moment to appreciate.