Sherpa Everest

I would like to say that I was thoroughly impressed with your operations in Nepal. Everything ran wonderfully smoothly. Ramesh, our leader, was particulary brilliant. He was unimposing and unobtrusive, but knew everything that was going on: from what each of ate each morning to how we all were coping with the trek. When I retun to the Himalaya I will not hesitate in travelling with World Expeditions and I will hope to travel with Ramesh again.

Saitong Man | Cambridge
 
 

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. Following 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 walking trip explores lunar landscapes and fascinating ancient sites. In the evening, you'll stay in a combination of comfortable family run hotels, a troglodyte hotel and village houses to gain a true appreciation of the warm local hospitality.

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

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Trip Code: COG
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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Next Trip:  05 April 2015
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