We invite you to discover the best of Cappadocia through unique experiences. The exceptional encounters of the region in will give you access to lesser known and unusual places to discover: traditions, specialities, passions, surprising experiences reflecting this extraordinary beauties, history and culture in Cappadocia. You will find here a source of inspiration during your travel to Cappadocia.
8 Unique Experiences to Enjoy in Cappadocia
Hot Air Balloon Ride for a Day
No visit to Cappadocia would be complete without a ride in the hot balloons! Watching more than 150 balloons taking off at sunrise will be a unique scene you’ll never forget.
When you decide to take your place in that beauty, no matter which company you choose, ensure to make a reservation for your balloon ride. There are plenty of on-site/online companies that can guide you through.
Wine tasting for a Day
The local winemakers are waiting for you in the heart of Cappadocia to share with you the secrets of the regional wines with a fantastic wine tasting day out.
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Ceramics & Pottery for a Day
Another enjoyable activity of Cappadocia is making hand-crafted pottery in Avanos, with a pottery workshop on every corner where the artists generally practice their father’s profession. You, too, can make one and take it with you. Immerse yourself in the secrets of the traditional pottery workshops and demonstrations. The ancestral techniques and know-how of the craftsmen workshop will show you all the secrets.
In the small town of Avanos, visitors can learn the ancient art form from master potters who employ traditional tools and techniques to create stunning works. The workshops are called ‘Chez’ and offer classes throughout the day.
Classes are typically around half a day in length and include everything from clay preparation to decorating glazing. At the end of the session, you can take your unique creations home with you as mementos of your time spent in magical Cappadocia.
Turkish Night for a Day
Turkish Night Show is not just another tour to Cappadocia but a unique cultural tour to give you a feeling about Turkish culture, food, hospitality, and entertainment! Enjoy a performance at one of the local restaurants, showcasing the tradition of Turkish nights. The evening consists of dinner, drinking, and dancing, accompanied by traditional live music. Guests will be treated to traditional folk dances, such as the infamous whirling dervishes.
You will have the perfect chance to end your day in a cave restaurant, witnessing the authentic Turkish culture harmonized with gorgeous dances with belly dancers and mini-sketches that you’ve been looking forward to for a long time!
Whirling Dervishes for a Day
Suppose you would like to add some spice to your cultural trip and experience a different perspective on life and spirituality with the Whirling Dervish Ceremony (Mevlevi Culture Tours). In that case, this majestic tour is for you. The one-hour show will gift you this unforgettable mystical, magical, and fascinating experience!
An exquisite whirling dervish show in an enchanting atmosphere accompanied by live mysticism music intertwined with history, enabling you to listen to your soul!
Photo Shooting for a Day
Taking photos is one of the favorite activities of visitors of all ages and will become even more enjoyable in Cappadocia’s eye-catching landscapes. Cappadocia’s photography tours will provide a service beyond your expectations for those who need help to reflect the magical atmosphere of Cappadocia in the frame or think they need a better photographer.
Let’s immortalize the fairy-tale image of Cappadocia, one of our natural and historical heritages in the central Anatolia of Turkey with its unique and rich nature and beauty.
Gourmet Tour & Cooking Class for a Day
Through Gourmet Tour & Cooking Class for a Day in Cappadocia, you’ll feel the incredible balance between the fabulous traditional food and the fascinating history of Cappadocia, heading back to your hotel after a unique and unforgettable experience.
This food tour is an authentic opportunity to find out why Cappadocia is so unique in the hearts of its visitors. Like other cities in Turkey, Cappadocia has its ethnic cuisines with exotic flavors. Cappadocia’s kitchen is based on the cuisine prepared in Central Anatolian of Turkey, with legumes, vegetables, and red meat, which will stay on your palate for a long time.
Carpet Tour for a Day
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.
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.