Cappadocia Red Tour is a popular sightseeing tour covering the popular attractions and sights of the Northern part of Cappadocia, such as valleys, fairy chimneys, viewpoints, villages, castles, Avanos pottery workshops and Open Air Museum.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city life
Capture some amazing photographs from the heights of Uchisar Castle
Marvel at the ancient Cave Churches in the Goreme Open-Air Museum
Try the potter’s wheel for yourself
Full Day Cappadocia Red Tour
Your Tour Guide and Driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cappadocia between 9:30 and 9:45am for a full day Cappadocia Red tour (also known as Northern Cappadocia tour).
Your guide will tell you information about the region and details of each place that you visit; they will also be happy to answer any questions you may have.
The tour will begin with a drive, high above Cappadocia to Uçhisar Castle for a wonderful view of the whole region. The second stop is at the Göreme Open-Air Museum or Zelve Open-Air Museum where the best-preserved and documented ancient churches are waiting for you to explore. Then you will go to the Love valley where you will see naturally formed by erosion of the volcanic rocks.
Lunch will be taken in Avanos, the town on the Kızılırmak River (Red River) where pottery making as a local craft dates back perhaps 5000 years. You can even have a go on the potter’s wheel yourself to see if it would be a good career move for you!
The tour continues with a walk around Paşabağ where the unique fairy chimneys abound and you will see that some have more than one head. You will see the famous ‘Family’ of fairy chimneys, the symbols of Cappadocia and the Devrent Valley, known as Imagination Valley which contains many animal shaped rocks – how many can you spot?
Ürgüp is the last stop of the tour where you may get the chance to sample some local wine.
You will return to your hotel at around 17:00 – 17:30 with full of happy memories from your day.
Professional tour guide (English)
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
AC transport during tour
Know Before You Go
Children under the age of 8 years are 50% discounted.
Your guide may alter the schedule to take into account weather, tourist traffic or other considerations but you will visit all the points listed.
Spanish, Russian, Korean and Chinese guided tours are also available at an extra 5€ charge.
20% to 40% deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance is required in cash on the same day of the tour.
If you wish to pay the balance by card/bank transfer, there will be an extra 10% fee of the outstanding payment amount.
Balance payment accepted in EUR, TRY or USD. Payment will be charged at the current exchange rate on the day of payment.
Free cancellation up to 2 days before date of tour.
If cancelled with-in 2 days or less prior to tour date full cost of tour will be charged.
What is red tour in Cappadocia?
Red tour is the main sightseeing tour of Cappadocia. You will see most important places.Göreme or Zelve Open Air Museum, Uchisar Castle, Avanos Pottery Making and much more.
Which is better red tour or green tour in Cappadocia?
Recommendation is that, check the places in the Red and Green Tour , choose accordingly. If you are more nature lover and would like to visit underground city, choose Green Tour but if you would like to visit central Cappadocia, where all fairy chimneys and valleys of Cappadocia, choose Red Tour.
Is one day enough in Cappadocia?
Yes, but the more the merrier. Anyway, here is a one day itinerary for Cappadocia!
How many people in this tour?
Usually 10 to 15 people. However maximum number of group is 16 people.
Is there any age limit for red tour?
No, there is no age limit.
What is the best month for red tour?
The best time to visit Cappadocia is from March to June or September to November when the crowds are thinner and the weather is milder. June to August is the peak season so it can get crowded, and it can get bitterly cold during the winter months from November to late February.
Truly wonderful experience. Our agent Ashley was very responsive throughout. The whole balloon crew were so professional and fun. Definitely the highlight of our Turkey trip.
Es el sitio que más barato vimos, volamos por 160€ por persona. Hacen lo mismo que todos, te recogen en el hotel, te dan el desayuno viendo montar los globos, vuelo de 60 minutos y luego te dan champán y un diploma.
Una experiencia inolvidable.
I booked an ATV tour online for 2 adults and assumed this meant we'd have 2 ATVS, which was not the case, we only had 1 reserved. Fortunately we were able to arrange a second ATV onsite.
The tour lasted 2 hours and we went through some fields, up to the rim of Love Valley and ended in a nice spot to catch the sunset. My partner put it succinctly when he said "ATVs are a cancer to this place" which is absolutely true. Cappadocia is completely overrun by tourists on ATVs (had I known this before, I would not have booked the tour) which is really unfortunate. The sunset spot was overcrowded with vendors and tourists taking selfies, all while inhaling the fumes of burning plastic and exhaust. The guys leading our tour were not friendly nor did they share any information about the region or areas we traveled through. They did however seem to enjoy showing off their ATV handling skills by riding around the rock formations at full blast, sometimes carrying young women along for a 'wild ride'. When we weren't trying to avoid serious injury by getting hit by an ATV guide, we were watching out for the jeep tours plowing full speed across the rock formations.
I'm sure many people enjoy these tours, but I wouldn't recommend them if you're interested in learning about the region and you care about how your tourism is impacting the places you visit.
Hayatınızda birkez bile olsa deneyimlemeniz gerekli.
Good honest people, gave a great hot air balloon tour. I enjoyed very much. I booked one day before my ride and they were quick to contact me and provide all information.
Oktay helped arrange all hot air balloon ride, daily tours and transfers for me. He is really good and gives you a fair price. Would totally recommend him. You can trust him to plan everything and be relaxed that it will ne taken care of.
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