Walking in Cappadocia

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4.6 Based on 14 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7917
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Goreme, Turkey
  • Ends Goreme, Turkey
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Trek among the fairytale rock chimneys of Cappadocia
  • Discover the historic and cultural secrets of this region
  • Visit the underground city of Kaymakli
Start and end in Goreme, the "Walking In Cappadocia" trip is a guided walking trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Goreme, Cappadocia, Pancarlik and 3 other destinations in Turkey. "Walking In Cappadocia" is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Turkey has long been underrated as a trekking destination, but with the fairytale rock chimneys of Cappadocia rising majestically from an otherworldly landscape, it should not be overlooked. This unique landscape was formed by the eruptions of three volcanoes, Erciyes, Hasan and Melendiz, which created one of the most distinctive landscapes in the world. The great walking and staggering scenery of this region make for a highly memorable trip.
  • Day 1: Start Cappadocia
  • Day 2: Trek through Akvadi (White Valley); visit Uchisar citadel, the highest point in Cappadocia
  • Day 3: Optional balloon ride; walk to Zemi Valley and through Gomeda Valley; afternoon to explore Mustafapaşa
  • Day 4: Explore the beautiful rock formations of the Pancarlik and Kizilcukur (Red) valleys
  • Day 5: Walk through Pasabaglari (Monk’s) Valley; trek up Bozdag, the highest point in the area for stunning views
  • Day 6: Visit the underground city of Kaymakli; afternoon walk through the Ihlara Valley, the deepest, longest canyon in Cappadocia
  • Day 7: Walk along the Zindanonu Valley passing the Goreme Open-Air Museum with carved caves and Byzantine frescoes
  • Day 8: End Cappadocia
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, six lunches, six dinners
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Free group arrival and departure transfers available
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Balloon ride. Pre-booked but paid locally
4.6 - Excellent
Based on 14 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 08 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent guide, fascinating trip
Loved the daily walks that we did as we covered some fascinating history and saw a unique part of Turkey that's off the beaten track of the standard beach holidays that people do when they think of Turkey. The guide Ikut was one... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 20 2018
4 - Very Good
A good trip
Trip started badly as I was unwell and spent the first day recovering. The course leader (Alkan) was helpful and arranged for the bus to take me to meet up with the other members of the group. I was coughing a lot when I... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 16 2018
5 - Excellent
Very good week walking
We really enjoyed the trip with excellent local guide Alcan. Great scenery well balanced walks and good variety of restaurants the balloon flight is a must all in all 5 stars. Well organised trip from start to end .Nice simple... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On May 31 2018
5 - Excellent
Great trip!
This is a great trip and we had a lovely group. I travelled from the end of April to early May. The weather was great. Although rain and storms were forecasted while I was there, we had beautiful sunshine with some picturesque... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking in Cappadocia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 August 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking in Cappadocia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Walking in Cappadocia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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