Avanos
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  • Cappadocia: Turkish Night Show w/ Dinner in a Cave

    1. Cappadocia: Turkish Night Show w/ Dinner in a Cave

    Start your magical night with a glass of Turkish wine or beer as the Turkish dance performance begins. Be mesmerized by the shimmering costumes and impressive dance moves as traditional belly dancers take to the stage and clap along to the hypnotic rhythms of classic Turkish music, played by live musicians. In between performances, indulge in a delicious dinner of traditional Turkish cuisine, including dessert and a glass of wine. Enjoy traditional dances from various regions of Turkey and be wowed by professional dancers, ornate costumes, and exotic music.

  • Cappadocia: Small-Group Guided Tour

    2. Cappadocia: Small-Group Guided Tour

    The driver and the guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. Then you can decide with them what to visit. Cappadocia's most famous attraction, for good reason, is the Göreme Open Air Museum, a complex of medieval painted cave churches carved out by Orthodox monks. There are over 10 cave churches in the Göreme Open Air Museum. Along with rectories, dwellings, and a religious school, they form a large monastic complex carved out of a roughly ring-shaped rock formation in the otherworldly landscape of Cappadocia. Old Cavusin, with its rock-cut dwellings and stone houses, had several hermitages. The two most important churches in Cavusin are the Great Basilica dedicated to St. John the Baptist and Cavusin Church or the 'Great Pigeon House'. The old city of Avanos, whose name in ancient times was Venessa, overlooks the longest river in Turkey, the Kızılırmak (Red River). The cer...

    Really fun experience. Covered everything you need in Cappadocia in a single day and skipped what I wanted to skip. Guide was laid back, informative, and helpful.

  • North Cappadocia: Guided Day Tour with Lunch

    3. North Cappadocia: Guided Day Tour with Lunch

    Immerse yourself in the history and beauty of Cappadocia while discovering the city’s famous rock formations and breathtaking views. Start the day by taking in the beautiful panorama at Uchisar Castle while learning about the rich history of Cappadocia and its unique rock formations. Next, head to the Goreme Open Air Museum and explore thousand-year-old fresco-covered cave church walls with your guide. Watch a pottery demonstration using a kick wheel. Show off your own talent or just observe. Try traditional Turkish food during lunch in Avanos. Then see the Halys River, the longest river in Turkey. Stop off in Pasabag, also known as Monks Valley, and see the chapel dedicated to St. Simeon along with unique mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys. Make a final stop in Devrent Valley and take fantastic pictures with the animal-shaped rock formations.

  • Goreme: Full-Day Open Air Museum with Underground City Tour

    4. Goreme: Full-Day Open Air Museum with Underground City Tour

    After pick up, head to the deepest Underground city to explore its 4 floors, 30 meters deep. Move on to the highest point of the center of Cappadocia in Uchisar town, Uchisar Castle. Visit the most important sight, Goreme Open Air Museum, to see its many churches with wall paintings (frescoes) describing the life of Jesus Christ, dating back to the 10th century. The Cavusin village will be your next stop. Make the most of this trip to see an abandoned village and its Greek Houses.  Take some time for lunch in Avanos before visiting a pottery shop, and learn how to make potteries and seramics. Move on to Pasabag, a sacred place and home to many monks. In Pasabag, prepare to see some of the largest fairy chimney rock formations, with two or three caps each.  Finally, stop at Devrent Valley and marvel at its rock formations, shaped like animals, the reason that this place has been nickna...

    The entire trip was amazing. On my last trip which was the underground city the van that we used was not having a cooling aircon and a bit struggling with the temprature inside the car since it’s summer. But the driver and the guide they were so friendly and informative... No doubt everybody enjoyed it.

  • Cappadocia: Private Fairy Chimneys & Underground City Tour

    5. Cappadocia: Private Fairy Chimneys & Underground City Tour

    Start your day with pickup from your hotel in Istanbul and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cappadocia. On arrival in Cappadocia, your guide will first take you to see the Devrent Valley. The ruins at Devrent are spread over three valleys, which also house several pointed fairy chimneys with large stems. Next visit the Love Valley which is one of the best places to see three-headed fairy chimneys.  Continue on to Avanos where you'll discover the 5000-year-old terra cotta art industry. Visit a traditional pottery workshop and see an artist in action. Then head to Uchisar, a troglodyte town named after the enormous piece of rock in the center of the town, which was once used as a castle. This extraordinary rock is the highest point in the area with a great view of Cappadocia and Erciyes (Argeus) Mountain. In the afternoon visit Kaymakli underground city, and then enjoy one last...

  • Goreme Open Air Museum and Fairy Chimneys Full-Day Tour

    6. Goreme Open Air Museum and Fairy Chimneys Full-Day Tour

    Begin your full-day Cappadocia tour in the Devrent Imagination Valley, well known for its animal-like natural rock formations. Marvel at the mushroom-shaped fairy chimneys in Pasabag, or Monk’s Valley. Continue to Avanos town, known for tile and pottery workshops. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before visiting the Goreme Open Air Museum. Admire the rock-cut churches with frescoes dating from the 10th century and fine examples of Byzantine art. Head to Esentepe Wish Hill for panoramic views of Cappadocia, Mt. Argeus, canyons and cave houses. End the tour with a visit to the Uchisar Rock Castle, which is the highest peak in the region.

    The pick up from our hotel was punctual and the bus was clean. The guide spoke very good English and was informative and friendly. Our lunch at a local restaurant was very nice.

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What people are saying about Avanos

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 39 reviews

A fantastic day

Hairula has been very well prepared, professional and friendly. It has been a pleasure to spend the day with him and Remadam (the driver). We made the red route and a part of the green one, in 7 hours without hurry

Highly recommended, it allows you to visit most of the places of interest in a single day, in addition, Ayse, our guide is wonderful, she explained everything clearly.

Really fun experience. Covered everything you need in Cappadocia in a single day and skipped what I wanted to skip. Guide was laid back, informative, and helpful.

The Guide was really nice and funny. I would recommend it. The places he took were nice and the tour itself were informative.

A very beautiful show, with very beautiful people, in short we had a great time.