Carpet Tour for a Day in Cappadocia + Best tours advice


Carpet is one of the most important decorative items in the art history of the Turks. Its origins go back to ancient times for aesthetic purposes and covering the floor to make it warm. Sometimes, you may also see rugs (kilims) in Turkish homes beside the carpets. Different motifs on them tell different stories.

Carpet weaving is an uphill task that requires patience. On this tour, your guide will talk you through the manufacturing process, and you’ll have the chance to see those pieces of art and motifs up close and imagine how many skilled carpet artists used their craftsmanship. You may think about the stories they had in mind while creating those gorgeous hand-made carpets and kilims.


Carpet Tour For a Day in Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a National Historic Site of Central Anatolia of Turkey, where carpet weaving survived from the Byzantine times in Cappadocia, and it’s still popular in Ürgüp and Avanos. In contrast, rug weaving is more common in Kozaklı, Selime, and Gülşehir. Motifs are seen in almost all of them and are heavily influenced by their surroundings.

About Typical Private Carpet Tour

  • Private Tour with a Guide
  • 3 Different Stops (3 Different Experiences)
  • Lasts 3 hours
  • Easy Cancellation
  • Free Cancellation within 48h notice.

These unique visits are reminders of the Turkish heritage, allowing you to step back in time to explore and learn more about the carpet art and history. Walk around them, and feel the fabric.

Your expert guide will be on hand to help you dive into history with the marvelous colorful carpets. Please note that there will also be shopping opportunities in the carpet stores on the site if you decide to purchase one.


Included

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Travel in a comfortable vehicle
  • Professional English-speaking guide

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Local Recommendations from Cappadocia4U team

If youʻre visiting Cappadocia for the first time, we have you covered. Below are some of the top recommendations, tours and experiences!

Some useful info

  • Cappadocia is the name of the region situated in the middle of Turkey. It is mostly known by the three popular towns of Goreme, Urgup and Uchisar but actually it is the name of the very big region spread through the cities of Nevsehir, Kirsehir, Nigde, Aksaray and Kayseri.
  • If you are first-time visitor, want to get familiar, please read our Cappadocia for first timers guide.
  • If you are not sure how to travel, please read our Traveling to Cappadocia guide.
  • If you don't know where to stay, please read our Where to Stay in Cappadocia guide for regions, and Accommodation guide for hotels.
  • If it is hard to plan your days, please read our Ideal 3-Days Cappadocia itinerary.

Top Attractions & Sights

There are 6 must do and see in Cappadocia that you won't want to miss!

  1. Hot Air Balloon Rides (the most exciting attractions in the world)
  2. Goreme Open Air Museum (some best-preserved examples of Byzantine rock-cut architecture and frescoes in the world)
  3. Pasabag Monks Valley (one of the most popular fairy chimneys areas)
  4. Uchisar Castle (highest point, the biggest fairy chimney)
  5. Derinkuyu Underground City (one of the largest underground cities in the world, 8th century BC)
  6. Ihlara Valley (fantastic canyon with a depth of about 100 mt. and 14 km. length)

Tip-1: One of the best ways to explore Cappadocia is by taking a sightseeing tour, so that you can cover all the top sights. Three main sightseeing tours available: Red Tour (covers the highlights of the region), Green Tour (best of natural and historical sites), and Blue Tour (lesser-known sights, off-the-beaten-path experience)

Tip-2: Private Tours are also good choice within a well-planned and custom itinerary along with a private vehicle, driver and professional guide. Great for those who don't have a car or don't know the region well.

For leisure activities we'd recommend 2 must-take attractions! Don't miss! Wine Tasting and Photo Shooting