Cappadocia hiking activity starts from Goreme to Aydin kiragi. Down to love valley to walk Goreme open air museum. After Goreme Open Air Museum to Rose Valley and Imaginary Valley. Devrent Valley. Finishing hiking Monks Valley and Paşabağı.
Cappadocia hiking activity offers surreal panoramic views in the world. To realize this unique experience you can pick up one of the many route options. There are some special points during Cappadocia hiking activity where you can take excellent pictures with extraordinary backgrounds.
Hiking in Love Valley, visiting Goreme Open Air Museum
While planning your Cappadocia hiking activity, you had better prepare water, a sun hat, sunglasses, shoes suitable for hiking and your fully charged mobile phone. To start with, you can hike in a route including Love Valley, Goreme Open Air Museum, Rose Valley and finally Devrent respectively. When you start hiking in Love Valley, you will see that the valley route goes alongside high sided cliffs. From the valley, you can head to Goreme in approximately 40 minutes. And of walking love valley, you can enjoy visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum which is on the list of UNESCO world heritage.
Rose Valley, Cavusin village, Imaginary Valley. Devrent Valley and see animal shaped rocks
After Goreme Open Air Museum, you can head to Rose Valley which provides some of the best fantastic fairy chimneys. Near this valley, Kolonlu Church and Haçlı Church are located, don’t miss to visit them. On the way to Devrent valley, u can visit one of the most popular tourists stop, Cavusin village. Finally, finish that day at beautiful Devrent which is also named Imaginary Valley. Devrent Valley reminds us a sculpture zoo formed by nature itself. There are various animal shaped rocks and small fairy chimneys forming a lunar landscape by means of their amazing looks.
Hiking Monks Valley and Paşabağı
Pasabagı is located on the way to Zelve while coming from Avanos or Göreme. This fantastic location is also named as Monks Valley and Paşabağı name comes from the vineyard of “paşa” (the military term “general” in Turkish). While you are finishing your hiking route in Paşabağı, you can observe highly remarkable earth pillars in the middle of a vineyard and tuff cones standing right next to the road.
Another marvelous Cappadocia hiking activity route, hiking Pigeon Valley to Uçhisar Castle
Another marvelous Cappadocia hiking activity route is the route of Pigeon Valley to Uçhisar Castle. The valley starts from Goreme and finishes at Uchisar town. Pigeon Valley is named after the pigeon houses carved into the cliffs. Centuries ago pigeons were being used as message deliverers and their waste was being used as fertilizer. Nowadays, very few pigeons are fed in the valley. It is an amazing experience to view the pigeon house carved cliffs in the valley, the valley is really long and it will take a few hours to walk.
After Pigeon valley walks, you can continue to Uçhisar Castle from where you will admire the beautiful panorama of the houses of the town and Mount Erciyes far in the horizon. Uçhisar Castle has an outcropping volcanic rock which is visible for miles around and has a honeycomb appearance with hundreds of small holes for rooms carved into a soft rock.
Don’t forget that there are various Cappadocia hiking activity alternatives and each one of them will offer you a breathtaking and unforgettable experience.