South America Panorama

Having just arrived back from our South America trip, we thought we drop you a line to tell you how much we enjoyed our journey. Everything was as we expected and more!! The itenery itself was outstanding, the scenery and sites ... well photos just don't do it justice! The hotels we stayed in where better than we expected ... the tour guides where fantastic and very knowledgable. The tours and all the pick ups and transfers where spot on. There is now doubt in our mind to use World Expeditions again soon, it is now just a matter of finding the time (and of course a little money). Antarctica looks great!!!

Bert and Bea Lozey | Western Australia
 
 

Cappadocia Guided Walk

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. 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. On this guided tour you will follow a series of trails to reach the highlights of the region such as Mustafapasa, Ortahisar (or 'middle fortress') and Goreme, to name a few. This week long walking trip explores lunar landscapes and fascinating ancient sites.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Kayseri Airport and transfer to Mustafapasa
DAY 2 Walk to the village of Ayvali and the ruins of Gomeda (5-6hrs)
DAY 3 Transfer to Ihlara, visit the underground city of Derinkuyu and Selime Monastery (5hrs)
DAY 4 Walk to the Zelve Open Air Museum and Monastery, visit Monks Valley and return to Cavusin (4hrs)
DAY 5 Explore Goreme Open Air Museum and walk in the Meskendir, Red and Rose Valleys (5hrs)
DAY 6 Transfer to White Valley, continue to Uchisar and Zemi Valley (4hrs)
DAY 7 Explore Mustafapasa and the Uzengi and Pancarlik Valleys, walk to Ortahisar and Urgup (3hrs)
DAY 8 Transfer to airport at Kayseri, trip concludes

traveller reviews

The whole trip was "most memorable". The scenery was just unbelievable. The walking was great. Just enough hills to get the heart rate up to work off all the wonderful food we ate. The hospitality and friendliness of the Turkish people has to be experienced. To cap it all off we had a wonderful guide in Ismet.

W. Baker. East Seaham, NSW, Australia

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Trip Code: COG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
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