Embark on an extraordinary journey through the mesmerizing landscapes of Cappadocia with our Cappadocia Soganli Valley Tour. Join us as we explore the hidden gems and captivating highlights that await you on this enchanting adventure. The tour begins with a convenient pick-up between 9:00 and 9:30 AM, setting the stage for a day filled with awe and discovery. Here are the remarkable destinations you'll experience:
Three Beauties: Our first stop takes you to the Three Beauties, where you'll be mesmerized by the mushroom-shaped rock formations and treated to a panoramic view of the city of Ürgüp. Marvel at the magnificent landscapes of Cappadocia, shaped by ancient volcanic activity.
Mustafapasa Village: Next, we visit Mustafapasa Village, previously known as Sinasos. This historic village holds the remnants of a vibrant Turkish-Greek community, evident in the charming old Greek stone houses that still stand today. Witness the transformation of these abandoned houses into unique hotels, showcasing the village's rich history.
Taskinpasa: Explore the village of Taskinpasa, renowned for its splendid examples of Seljuk architecture. Admire the traditional village houses with their distinctive layout, featuring stables on the ground floor to provide warmth to the rooms above. Discover the remaining impressive doorway of the Islamic theological college (medrese), adding to the village's cultural allure.
Sobessos: Uncover the fascinating archaeological site of Sobessos, a recent discovery from the Roman era near Şahinefendi village. Marvel at the large meeting hall adorned with stunning mosaics and explore the well-preserved Roman bath featuring an innovative underfloor heating system.
Sahin Efendi: Observe the daily lives of local peasants dressed in traditional national costumes as they carry out their tasks in Sahin Efendi. Witness the vast storage caves nestled in the surrounding hills, where fruits and vegetables are skillfully preserved using traditional methods.
Soganli Valley: Step into the enchanting Soganli Valley, a haven of numerous churches adorned with reasonably well-preserved frescoes dating from the 10th to 13th centuries. Immerse yourself in the historical and artistic wonders of this valley, and don't forget to take home a Soğanli doll, a renowned local souvenir. Conclude your valley exploration with a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of the region.
Underground City: Delve into the mysteries and history hidden beneath the surface as you visit one of Cappadocia's remarkable underground cities. Experience the intrigue of these subterranean complexes, marveling at their unique architectural design and the secrets they hold.
Local Onyx Workshop: As our final stop, we invite you to a local onyx workshop just outside Uçhisar. Witness skilled artisans as they create exquisite onyx crafts, gaining insight into this traditional craft and appreciating the craftsmanship involved.
Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guide will provide you with fascinating insights into the history, culture, and natural wonders of the region. At the end of this extraordinary excursion, you'll be transported back to your accommodation, carrying cherished memories of your Cappadocia Soganli Valley Tour.