The Red Tour in Cappadocia takes you through the most memorable and interesting places in the northern part of the region. By following this route, you will capture hundreds of stunning photographs and explore the village of Goreme and the Uchisar Fortress. You will also visit an open-air museum and several breathtaking valleys.
The Red Tour in Cappadocia typically follows a specific route and visits various attractions. Here’s an overview of how the Red Tour itinerary might unfold:
Göreme Open-Air Museum: The tour usually starts with a visit to the Göreme Open-Air Museum. You’ll explore the rock-cut churches, monasteries, and Byzantine-era frescoes while learning about the region’s history and cultural significance.
Çavuşin Village: Next, you’ll proceed to Çavuşin Village, where you’ll discover ancient rock-cut dwellings carved into the soft volcanic tuff. Take in the unique architectural features and gain insights into the local lifestyle.
Love Valley: The tour may then take you to Love Valley, famous for its phallic-shaped rock formations. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views and capture memorable photographs of this distinctive landscape.
Paşabağ (Monks Valley): Following Love Valley, you’ll visit Paşabağ, also known as Monks Valley. Here, you can marvel at mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys up close and appreciate the natural wonders of the area.
Avanos: The tour often includes a stop in Avanos, a historic town situated on the banks of the Red River. Avanos is renowned for its pottery and ceramics, and you may have the opportunity to visit pottery workshops and witness traditional pottery-making techniques.
Ürgüp: Another notable destination on the Red Tour is Ürgüp, a town characterized by its captivating rock formations and ancient cave dwellings. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the region as you explore the town.
Three Beauties of Ürgüp: Finally, the tour may conclude with a visit to the Three Beauties of Ürgüp. These iconic fairy chimneys offer stunning views and are often regarded as one of the highlights of the Red Tour.
It’s important to note that the exact details and order of attractions may vary depending on the tour operator and specific arrangements. To ensure accurate and up-to-date information, it’s recommended to consult with a local tour operator or travel agency when planning your visit to Cappadocia and the Red Tour.
If you have booked the Red Tour in Cappadocia and have already visited all the attractions on that route, we recommend considering the following additional tours: