Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was wonderful, thanks!

The local operator, Coast to Coast, were very well organised and especially Danny, the lead guide, was the best guide I have ever seen in action. It was a privilege to be guided by such a well-rounded and versatile person - from navigating and motivating the group, to cooking (delicious food) and patching up blisters. And always with a smile on his face.

I am already planning my next trip with World Expeditions - rafting on the Franklin River in Tasmania.

Nick | London

Cappadocia on Foot

For millions of years the volcanoes of the Central Anatolian Plateau erupted over the land to create the unique rock formations and fairy chimneys that characterise Cappadocia, Turkey. Through the centuries, civilisations carved houses and churches within these rocky pillars and underground cities leaving a natural and historic legacy which continues to be a focal point for visitors to the region. Interspersed amongst these relics is a living culture of traditional villages, spectacular river valleys and rural settlements. Following a series of trails to reach the highlights of the region such as Mustafapasa, Ortahisar and Goreme, this walking trip explores lunar landscapes and fascinating ancient sites.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Kayseri Airport, transfer to Mustafapasa
DAY 2 Walk to the village of Ayvali (3hrs)
DAY 3 Walk via the Gomeda valley to Ortahisar (6hrs)
DAY 4 Walk in the Zemi Valley and to Uchisar (4hrs)
DAY 5 Walk through the famous Love Valley (Bagli Valley) where the most picturesque fairy chimneys are found, overnight Cavusin (4hrs)
DAY 6 Circuit trek taking in the Zelve Open Air Museum and ascent of the Bozdag Plateau with impressive views to Urgup town (5-6hrs)
DAY 7 Walk to the rock churches in Gulludere (Rose Valley) and on to Goreme (4hrs)
DAY 8 Transfer to airport at Kayseri, trip concludes

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Trip Code: COF
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
Next Trip:  Daily from 1 Mar to 15 Nov (excluding Jul and Aug)
price: £550.00 GBP

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Options & Supplements*
Single Supplement £ 100
Ilhara Valley Variation (pp) - min 2 people £ 90
Single Traveller Surcharge £ 260

*Prices listed are per person

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